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How our Community Changemakers fund is supporting Volcano Theatre’s new men’s group

How our Community Changemakers fund is supporting Volcano Theatre’s new men’s group

The South West Wales Connected Community Changemakers Fund supports groups and organisations making positive changes in the communities along our rail network. We caught up with the team at Volcano Theatre in Swansea to see how our funding is supporting their new men’s group.
The new planters and benches Swansea Station a new lease of life

The new planters and benches Swansea Station a new lease of life

We’re delighted to have initiated a project that has transformed the approach to Swansea station. Here’s the low-down on the new station planters.
How Cae Tân CSA is helping people in Swansea to grow their own food

How Cae Tân CSA is helping people in Swansea to grow their own food

The South West Wales Connected Community Changemakers Fund supports initiatives to create improvements in communities along our rail network. We caught up with the team at Cae Tân CSA to see how their funding is being spent in Swansea.
Here’s what our Community Changemakers grants will help local groups achieve this year

Here’s what our Community Changemakers grants will help local groups achieve this year

We recently awarded over £15,000 to groups making positive changes in communities around our rail network.
Station planters bring colour and biodiversity to Swansea Railway Station

Station planters bring colour and biodiversity to Swansea Railway Station

The forecourt of Swansea Railway Station has been transformed into a mini urban garden with a colourful set of planters and natural oak benches.
Ride Llanelli’s historic rails

Ride Llanelli’s historic rails

Steam trains are set to ride the rails again at the Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway. We discover more about this exciting local project.
New North Pembrokeshire tours available by foot, boat and bus

New North Pembrokeshire tours available by foot, boat and bus

A rail trip to Fishguard and Goodwick takes you to the starting point of three fascinating tours – a boat trip, a walking tour and a minibus tour. Here’s what you need to know.
Tracing a lost Pembrokeshire rail route

Tracing a lost Pembrokeshire rail route

Rosemarket once had a railway running through it. Now the tracks have been replaced by a cycle path, but the new Rosemarket Local Historical Society is making sure the story of the railway is preserved.
Rediscover the Rebecca riots in Carmarthen

Rediscover the Rebecca riots in Carmarthen

A host of events taking place in Carmarthen this May will examine the significance of an icon of Welsh rebellion for people in Wales today.
Five top rugby landmarks on our rail network

Five top rugby landmarks on our rail network

If you love rugby, you’ve come to the right rail network. From world class rugby stadiums to the historical site ...
Children show their creativity at Carmarthen railway station

Children show their creativity at Carmarthen railway station

A GROUP of school children from Carmarthen are helping to bring the town’s railway station back to life with a unique piece of artwork. 
6 things to do with kids on our rail network this half term

6 things to do with kids on our rail network this half term

It’s nearly half term, and with spring around the corner there’s never been a better time to get out and about by ...
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