The news yesterday that Swansea University has suspended four members of staff may have implications for Carmarthenshire.
The matter is do with the Llanelli Wellness Village and you can read some interesting insights about this here:
The Eye Online says:
'These shock disciplinary actions could actually have been prompted by the connection of the Dean of Swansea University’s School of Management with the Wellness and Life Science Village in Carmarthenshire.
This project has emerged from the £1.3bn City Deal – which also includes planned match-funding – for the Swansea Bay City region, which is made up of the four local authorities of Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.
The ‘Wellness Village’ scheme at Llanelli has been described by its backers as the “largest ever regeneration project in South West Wales”, and had laudable aims – to improve the health and wellbeing of people across the area, as well as creating 2,000 high-quality jobs and boosting the economy by £467m over 15 years.
But it has been beset by controversy from the start.'
In contrast, this press release appeared this morning: https://businessnewswales.com/llanellis-wellness-village-to-be-promoted-to-investors-across-the-world/ giving quite a different take...
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