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Evening Post leads plea for safer marina

More than 6,000 people have signed a petition in the South Wales Evening Post calling for improved safety measures around Swansea Marina. The paper made its move following the death of a 21-year-old legal executive, who fell into the River

Sorted! Post's pressure on the council pays off

The South Wales Evening Post has triggered relief and celebration in Swansea by embarrassing the local council into a promise to finally repair 20,000 treacherous potholes. The Evening Post’s Get it Sorted campaign was launched in July 2001 to address

New Harry memorial is thanks to the Post

Swansea-born entertainer Harry Secombe is to have a memorial plaque in his home city thanks to the South Wales Evening Post. Sir Harry died two years ago and there has been a public outcry in Swansea over the lack of

Fireworks plea wins "overwhelming" response

The South Wales Evening Post says it has been “overwhelmed” by the response from readers to its campaign against the misuse of fireworks. The Post has collected 5,500 signatures on a petition that will be presented to the Prime Minister.

Health minister summons reporter for "exclusive"

Reporter Susan Bailey was summoned to the health minister’s office at short notice expecting a ‘holding story’ for her paper’s campaign on children’s health services. But she was welcomed by a beaming minister ready to give her a front page

Editor hands over record petition

The editor of the South Wales Evening Post has handed over a petition containing more than 103,000 signatures to the Welsh Assembly. The Kids Come First petition aims to persuade health minister Jane Hutt, and chief executive of Dyfed Powys

Minister snubs Evening Post fight

Welsh Assembly health minister Jane Hutt has snubbed the South Wales Evening Post’s campaign objecting to plans to move a children’s neurosurgery unit from Swansea to Cardiff. As part of the paper’s campaign readers have been sending in vouchers printed

Petition supporters 'could fill Millennium Stadium'

The number of people who have signed a petition to retain important children’s health facilities in Swansea has reached 72,500 – enough to fill the Millennium Stadium. The total has jumped to more than 75,000 this week but the South

Politicians back Evening Post objection

More than 5,000 people have joined a campaign launched by the South Wales Evening Post objecting to plans to move a neurosurgery unit from Swansea to Cardiff. Readers have registered their objection by sending in vouchers printed in the Post

Politicians back Evening Post objection

More than 5,000 people have joined a campaign launched by the South Wales Evening Post objecting to plans to move a neurosurgery unit from Swansea to Cardiff. Readers have registered their objection by sending in vouchers printed in the Post

Papers give £2,000 to encourage readers

An appeal to raise £100,000 for victims of the Welsh steelworks blast in November is expected to meet its target by the end of March. The South Wales Evening Post and Port Talbot Courier appeal has been boosted with the

Holey row gets sorted

The South Wales Evening Post has reported a good response to its campaign to eliminate potholes from the roads. The Get It Sorted campaign was launched in an attempt to allow local residents to get the voices heard. Since the

Readers give generously to cancer fund

The on-going battle to beat cancer is being boosted by money from readers of the South Wales Evening Post. The paper originally set up a campaign to raise £600,000 for a new chemotherapy unit at Singleton Hospital in Swansea. Generous

Drinkers asked to donate

The Cancer Fund, run by the South Wales Evening Post, has had its total boosted by a donation by one of the areas veteran fundraisers. Margaret Thrush, (59), has raised more than £100,000 over the years for different charities since

I told Dylan Thomas to stop writing

The gardening writer at the South Wales Evening Post is happy to boast that he told a young Dylan Thomas to stop writing. They worked together at the Swansea paper in the 1930s. Dylan Thomas was a copy boy and

Celebrating our 40,000th edition

The South Wales Evening Post has celebrated its 40,000th edition. The paper has been taking a look back at some of the major news events covered on its pages – and, below, the history of the 142-year-old publication. The history