South West Wales Connected Blog
Funding award gives green light to school cycling initiative
An innovative cycle maintenance and safety awareness scheme led by pupils from Gowerton Comprehensive School has received a funding boost from the South West Wales Community Rail Partnership.
Rail partnership funding signals new opportunities for community organisations
Sixteen community-based organisations across South West Wales are to receive a funding boost following successful applications to an initiative delivered by the South West Wales Community Rail Partnership.
Discover our coastline: marine wildlife at Milford Haven
It takes just two minutes to walk from Milford Haven railway station to Milford Marina, and five ...
Discover our coastline: marine wildlife from Penally to Tenby
Located not far from the beach, Penally railway station is a perfect destination if you ...
Discover art on the streets of Port Talbot
Fancy a walk that takes in work by renowned graffiti artists Banksy and Ame72 and other hot street art talents ...
Discover the remarkable women of South West Wales
If you visit Swansea, Carmarthen or Narberth by train, you now have the opportunity to trace the stories of some ...
The amazing array of wildlife you can discover from Fishguard and Goodwick station
Close to Fishguard and Goodwick station you’ll find a fascinating visitor centre run by Sea Trust Wales. Known as ...
How elysium gallery is helping to regenerate Swansea’s High Street
It’s hoped that May will see the reopening of elysium gallery, an art gallery that’s playing a key role in the regeneration of Swansea’s High Street. We caught up with gallery director Jonathan Powell to find out more about elysium’s work.
Meet the rare species hiding in Skewen
The towns and villages served by our rail network have some beautiful natural environments, ...
1,100 community rail volunteers and six local partnerships poised to play a key role in the Wales’ recovery
Members of a grassroots movement – including in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire – have continued to strive for Welsh communities and work towards a greener transport future, despite the pandemic.
Budget boost for major valleys rail test centre warmly welcomed
The announcement of the funding award in Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget speech today (March 3rd) was described as ...
Discover the wildlife of Burry Port
In the second of our series on the birds, plants and animals you can discover near our railways and stations, we explore the wildlife of Burry Port with Paul Aubrey, education officer for Carmarthenshire Council’s Outdoor Recreation Service.