School Crossing Patrol Award Winners In The Vale of Glamorgan

A number of School Crossing Patrol Officers in the Vale of Glamorgan were recognised recently at the council's annual Road Safety Awards presentation, organised by the council’s Road Safety Team. The awards recognise the contribution provided by SCPs working throughout the county.

The award for School’s Crossing Patrol of the Year was presented to Nicholas Latham, a popular member of the St Helen’s School community in Barry; Nicholas helps youngsters cross the busy stretch of road on Tynewydd Hill.

Other award winners included Ruth Grant of Barry, Julie Ellis of Llantwit Major and David Regan, who was the winner for Penarth, Sully & Dinas Powys.

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Swansea City Centre Work To Improve Active Travel Connections

Swansea Council has commissioned important work to help improve Swansea city centre, which will take place from 6 January. The work will include the pedestrianisation the upper section of Union Street and an adjoining part of Park Street.

Alongside work already undertaken on the neighbouring Kingsway, it will help improve walking and cycling connections through the city centre.

Throughout the work, access to the car parks in Park Street will be maintained via Portland Street; pedestrian access will remain at all times and business are being kept informed of progress.

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