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Former Minister joins Cardiff University

Former Minister joins Cardiff University

Leighton Andrews’ appointment positions Cardiff Business School at forefront of public service leadership and innovation Former Welsh...

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Campaigners unite around More In Common message

    Equality Carmartheshire – a partnership of local organisations and groups – took to the streets with a series of street...

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Support on offer for blind veterans

HUNDREDS of blind veterans in Carmarthenshire are not getting the help they are entitled to. Figures reveal that an estimated 277 people...

Blas y Tir to fuel Scarlets in 2016

Blas y Tir to fuel Scarlets in 2016

Welsh potatoes and vegetables will soon be on the menu for the Scarlets Rugby Team, after Welsh fresh produce brand Blas y Tir confirms a...

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Just one in ten drug and alcohol misusers successfully complete treatment

Just one in 10 people who attended drug and alcohol treatment services between January and March successfully completed their treatment....

West Wales Chronicle Sports Results

WRL to launch Presidents XIII

Wales Rugby League are introducing a Presidents XIII international side that will fill the gap between the Dragonhearts and the full...

U18 advice given to members clubs and landlords

U18 advice given to members clubs and landlords

Clubs and bars across the county have been urged to take care when accepting bookings for events that may attract large numbers of guests...

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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK by Rev David Jones.

Driving towards the Swansea Road roundabout I glimpsed a placard ‘Ben -Hur’ in cinemas soon’.   The impression I had was that the...

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UKIP: Well done to Team GB! #Rio2016

In light of Team GB’s success at the Rio 2016 Olympics, UKIP Leader in Wales Nathan Gill wanted to issue this statement of...

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Minister sees Swansea FC’s skills in action

The Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, is visiting Swansea City Football Club Academy to talk to its apprentices about their...

Suspected cases of Distemper and Parvo virus

Suspected cases of Distemper and Parvo virus

Dog owners are being urged to check that their dogs’ vaccinations are up to date following two suspected cases of Distemper and Parvo...

Neil McEvoy, Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Sport

Conservatives undermine the Football Association of Wales

Welsh Conservative Leader – Andrew RT Davies – has accused Football Association of Wales of “petty nationalism” after they argued...

Plaid Cymru Shadow Minister for Education and Skills Llyr Gruffydd

Plaid Cymru congratulates A Level students

Plaid Cymru has congratulated A-Level students on their results which saw the overall pass rate remain stable, while there was a slight...

Liz Saville Roberts MP

Plaid Cymru: Owen Smith must prove his ‘devolutionist’ credentials

Plaid Cymru has challenged Labour leadership candidate, Owen Smith to prove his so-called ‘devolutionist’ credentials by ‘putting his...

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Ghost Rider Joins Marvels Agents of Shield by Adam Roberts

As we all saw in the ending season three of Marvels Agents of Shield, Sky aka Daisy Johnson aka Quake is now on the run from S.H.I.E.L.D....

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Welsh Government warned over its plans to scrap “vital” financial support service

Welsh Conservatives are calling on the Welsh Government to reconsider its decision to scrap financial inclusion support from Families First...

Mark Jones, director of Carmarthen-based Clay Shaw Butler chartered accountants and business consultants.

Small businesses now have a better understanding of their duties under the Government’s pensions auto-enrolment programme.

By Mark Jones, director of Carmarthen-based Clay Shaw Butler chartered accountants and business consultants.   That’s according to...

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Lee Waters’ comments about “medal obsession” spectacularly miss the point

Welsh Conservatives have accused Llanelli AM, Lee Waters, of “spectacular hypocrisy”.  Mr Waters has today claimed that the UK’s...

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Star Trek: Beyond Review by Adam Roberts

So I know it’s a month late, but I’ve FINALLY seen the new Star Trek movie… At… last! So as the film started, after what I thought...

Wales urged to take the lead on a snare ban as 1000 animals per day are trapped, maimed or killed in lethal wire nooses

Wales urged to take the lead on a snare ban as 1000 animals per day are trapped, maimed or killed in lethal wire nooses

Animal welfare charity calls for Welsh public to sign new snare ban Petition – As the national press reveals yet another beloved pet...

National Library of Wales

National Library of Wales wins prestigious ARA Archive Volunteering Award for 2016

‘Helping us to Achieve’, the National Library of Wales’s (NLW) scheme to expand access to Wales’ national  archives by developing...

HM Treasury

Soft Drinks Industry Levy: 12 things you should know

The Soft Drinks Industry Levy is a key part of the government’s childhood obesity strategy, and was first announced at Budget 2016....

HM Revenue and Customs

Tax avoidance enablers to face tough new penalties

Accountants, tax planners and advisers who provide advice on how to avoid tax will face tough penalties under new proposals being consulted...

Flying Start celebrates 10th anniversary

Flying Start celebrates 10th anniversary

On Saturday 3 August Flying Start staff celebrated the 10th anniversary of the early years programme at the National Play Day event in...

Pembrokeshire County Council

Needle alert on beaches

Beach users in Pembrokeshire are asked to be vigilant after two syringes/hypodermic needles were found on beaches in the south of the...

Children enjoying the sports camps held across Pembrokeshire during the school holidays.

Hooked on sport

Over 140 children from across Pembrokeshire took part in two 3-day inclusive sports camps at the start of the school holidays. The camps,...

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Fewer people dying of cardiovascular disease in Wales, according to new report

Fewer people are dying of cardiovascular disease in Wales, according to the Welsh Government’s heart disease annual report. The report,...

West Wales Chronicle Sports Results

SOUTH WALES SCORPIONS DEVELOPMENT 48 IRELAND SELECT 12

By Ian Golden at constructaquote.com Stadium, Caerphilly   South Wales Scorpions’ Development side stormed to a 48-12 win over an...

West Wales Chronicle Sports Results

SOUTH WALES SCORPIONS 12 OXFORD 20

By Ian Golden at constructaquote.com Stadium   In a hard-fought battle in Caerphilly, Oxford handled the weather, and the debatable...

West Wales Chronicle Sports Results

RUGBY LEAGUE – WELSH GRAND FINAL BRIDGEND BLUE BULLS 32 ABER VALLEY WOLVES 28

By Ian Golden at constructaquote.com Stadium, Caerphilly   For the third year in a row, Bridgend Blue Bulls scored a try in the...

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Taylor joins Scarlets management

Scarlets can today confirm that former Scarlets and Wales centre Mark Taylor has joined the region’s management team. The former Wales...

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A feast of international talent on display at Parc Eirias

Over two thousand people were treated to a feast of rugby at Parc Eirias on Saturday afternoon as both Scarlets and Bath fielded strong...

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Llanelli and District Model Engineers – Statement on Derailment at Pembrey Country Park

The members of the Llanelli and District Model Engineers are extremely saddened and shocked by the derailment incident that took place at...

Valley Cougars 2016 league leaders

WEST WALES RAIDERS 18 VALLEY COUGARS 24

By Ian Golden at Parc Stebonheath   Valley Cougars from Treharris have finished top of Conference League South for the second year in...

West Wales Chronicle Sports Results

Rugby League triple header preview

South Wales Scorpions are looking for their only double of the season when they entertain Oxford at Caerphilly RFC this Sunday (kick-off...

West Wales Chronicle Sports Results

Wales under 16 squad for Ireland next week

Wales Rugby League under 16 coach Wayne Ponting has named his 19-man squad to travel to Ireland for next weekend’s international.  ...

AIDAVita drops Anchor in Fishguard

AIDAVita drops Anchor in Fishguard

Today, Fishguard hosted the largest cruise ship ever to drop anchor in the harbour. The German Cruise Ship, the AIDAVita, is 202 meters...

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‘A’ Level successes in Ceredigion Schools

The ‘A’ level examination results published today by the WJEC indicate that very high standards are being maintained in the Schools of...

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Awards Celebrate Local Produce

Four local businesses have been congratulated for their outstanding quality of their food or drink in the annual Pembrokeshire Produce Mark...

Pembrokeshire students receive A-Level results

Pembrokeshire students receive A-Level results

The percentage of pupils that have passed Advanced and AS-Level examinations in Pembrokeshire’s secondary schools overall is slightly...

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Couple lose caravan appeal

A married couple who run a vehicle repair and servicing business in mid-Pembrokeshire have failed in a bid to retain on-site a caravan in...

Pembrokeshire County Council

Consultation meetings begin

The first of a series of public consultation meetings to discuss future options in the delivery of leisure, culture and tourism services in...

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NSPCC reveals number of child grooming offences across Wales over last five years

More than 150 people have been reported to police forces across Wales for meeting a child following sexual grooming over the last five...

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Social media an open door for offenders” – Welsh Conservatives respond to NSPCC’s calls for compulsory online safety lessons

Responding to NSPCC’s calls this morning for compulsory online safety lessons to become part of the curriculum, Welsh Conservative Shadow...

A New Niche for Nature

A New Niche for Nature

The Oriel Myrddin Gallery in Carmarthen is hosting A New Niche for Nature by Anne-Mie Melis until October 15.   Focusing on the river...

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Libraries across Swansea tackling digital exclusion

New data shows the value and impact of the Swansea Library Service to residents who may otherwise be digitally excluded. In a survey...

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Cycling masterclasses in Castle Square for wannabe Olympians

Young Swansea cyclists looking to follow in the footsteps of Team GB’s Olympic medal winning stars today had the chance to try out...

Sigma and Nero confirmed for Club MTV concert

Sigma and Nero confirmed for Club MTV concert

Two of the biggest names in UK dance music have been added to the line-up for a major concert in Swansea next month. Both Sigma and Nero...

Kirsty Williams congratulates A-level and Welsh Baccalaureate students

Kirsty Williams congratulates A-level and Welsh Baccalaureate students

Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has congratulated students across Wales receiving their A-level and Welsh Baccalaureate results today...

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Consultation on National Strategy to tackle Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

A new National Strategy setting out how the Welsh Government will continue to tackle Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual...