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Manx Shearwaters ashore – Advice

Hello all,   Its fledging time for around 300,000 Manx Shearwater chicks from Skomer, Skokholm and Ramsey, and this week, they are heading out into a...

 Mid-Wales “blackout” on electric vehicle charge points/Y Canolbarth yn “smotyn du”...

Plaid Cymru highlights inadequate for electric vehicles The Welsh Government needs to address a “blackout” on electric vehicle charging points in mid Wales, Plaid Cymru...

Please Vote Wildlife Watch

Cetma’s Wildlife Watch Litter Pickers Project has been shortlisted by The Skipton Building Society’s Grassroots Giving initiative!   The Project’s aim is to clean up rural,...

The carbon-heavy habits we all need to STOP

In June, Go Compare Energy created a carbon footprint calculator to measure the nation's carbon emissions. Now the results are in and they're shocking: *...

Ysgol Bro Tawe Takes Part in Energy Efficiency Pilot

TEST OF SCHOOL RESOURCES SHOWS HOW NEW POSITIVE ENERGY HABITS IN FAMILIES CAN BE ENCOURAGED AT SCHOOL _ _ Smart Energy GB, the voice of the smart meter...

Festival of Orchids – Gŵyl y Tegeirianau

Orchids bright and beautiful Need help with your orchids? Then the National Botanic Garden of Wales is the place to be on Saturday and Sunday,...

WELSH GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS BAN ON MICROBEADS TO PLAID CYMRU

In response to a question from Plaid Cymru, the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths has indicated the Welsh Government intends to...

Ceredigion Council still top when it comes to recycling

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs Simon Thomas has welcomed that Plaid led Ceredigion Council continues to be the top...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 1st. Event type: Cleanup. Location: Burry Port. Meeting point: Multi use games arena. Map link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CX276i47ldBG5PzLQqtAsyYTj0w&usp=sharing Time: 10am – 12pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves, hi vis jacket. Physicality level:...

Funding boost moves Tywi Valley Path up a gear

PROPOSALS to create a 16-mile walking and cycling path between Carmarthen and Llandeilo have moved up a gear thanks to a funding boost.   The Tywi...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN AUGUST 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 7th. Event type: River cleanup. Location: Glanamman. Meeting point: Entrance of Ger yr Afon. Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.806983,-3.924608&hl=en&num=1&t=m&z=16 Time: 10am – 12pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves, wellingtons,...

LORDS COMMITTEE CALL FOR EVIDENCE ON THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL...

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 has today formally launched its call for evidence. The Committee...

Discover fun and adventure at the Royal Welsh/Dewch o hyd i...

!” VISITORS to this year’s Royal Welsh Agricultural Show can discover fun and adventure at Carmarthenshire’s marquee. As this year’s host county, Carmarthenshire is planning a...

Woodland Trust Tree Packs and the Long Forest Project

Free trees for schools & communities We’ve got thousands of free tree packs to give away! We want to make sure that everybody in the UK...

July – Sept Events…

PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND ANY OF OUR WALKS Note - Please check Facebook or website before leaving for any walk...

Step forward in animal welfare after Welsh Government agrees to ban...

The Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a Plaid Cymru request supported by an Assembly Committee to ban non-code...

Plaid Cymru urges Westminster government to support Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Plaid Cymru has written to Liz Truss, Chief Secretary to the Treasury urging support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.   Business leaders, including Liz Maher,...

Residents asked not to leave out sacks of garden waste

PEOPLE in Carmarthenshire are being reminded not to leave sacks of garden waste out for collection. A new collection service, which started in April...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN JULY 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 2nd. Event type: Work day. Location: Tumble park. Meeting point: Changing rooms. Map link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Ssy1XqzK_Qn6n1hihwLrCqc8_p4&usp=sharing Time: 9.30am – 4pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves. Physicality level: Med – high. Suitability:...

Food Safety Week June 19-25

Carmarthenshire environmental health officers are urging residents to take care with how they store food in the fridge. They are emphasising the importance as part...

Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Chief Executive Challenge

A legendary challenge has been set for the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Chief Executive Steve Hughson and his assistant Aled Jones to celebrate that...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN JUNE 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 6th. Event type: Working party (grass cutting, tree pruning, cleaning up). Location: Capel Libanus near Llansadwrn. Meeting point: Outside chapel grounds. Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.969997,-3.91993&hl=en&num=1&t=m&z=16 Time: 10am – 3pm. Bring...

fish hook

Hi, One of our dedicated litter pickers sent this to me:- Have just had some horrible news from a close friend who was walking her daughter’s...

Causing unnecessary suffering to cattle

A Carmarthenshire farmer and his company have been fined £17,000 for causing unnecessary suffering to cattle left on a marsh. Alex Holland and Big House...

Spring Clean Cymru March Events 2017

The following events are part of Spring Clean Cymru 2017:   Date: 1st. Event type: Big Beach Clean. Location: Cefn Sidan. Meeting point: Car park 2 in Pembrey Country...

Spring Clean Cymru

There will be a high profile event in Carms to mark the start of the campaign, and this will be a beach clean on...

Expert guide unlocks snowdrop secrets

Expert guide unlocks snowdrop secrets Snowdrops are the centre of attention for a special weekend devoted to these pretty, delicate harbingers of spring - taking...

Welsh Conservatives back findings of tidal lagoon review

Welsh Conservatives back findings of tidal lagoon review Welsh Conservatives have backed the findings of an independent review - published this morning at 11am -...

Wildlife Walks... Saturday 10th - Dinefwr Castle Walk - Meet 10am in Llandeilo main car park (£1 charge) Tuesday 13th - Sandy Water Park - Meet...

Scottish Hunting Law Review Agrees with League and Police Scotland That...

Scottish Hunting Law Review Agrees with League and Police Scotland That Legislation Needs Strengthening The League Against Cruel Sports has welcomed the findings from Lord...

Brands including KitKat, Pot Noodle and Colgate toothpaste implicated in Indonesian...

Brands including KitKat, Pot Noodle and Colgate toothpaste implicated in Indonesian palm oil child labour abuse [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cs69nfp8Ay4?hd=1] Unilever, Nestlé, Kellogg’s, Colgate-Palmolive, Procter & Gamble among...

Cabinet Secretary takes strong Welsh message to climate talks

Cabinet Secretary takes strong Welsh message to climate talks Stop Climate Chaos Cymru meet Lesley Griffiths AM before she sets off for COP22 in Marrakesh   The...

New Refuse Lorries – Ready to Hit the Streets

New refuse lorries are ready to hit the streets A NEW fleet of refuse collection vehicles will soon be hitting the streets of Carmarthenshire. The council...

Troserch Woodlands Society Guided Walk

Troserch Woodlands Society will be holding a guided walk of the woods on Sunday, 23rd October. The walk will be led by current members...

Stadium unveils new pitch for ‘Go Green Day’

Principality Stadium has shown its support for ‘Go Green Day’ by unveiling the new pitch that will host Wales’ Under Armour Series matches against...

Let’s make next year a ‘Butterfly Summer’

We need to make next summer a Butterfly Summer – and we need to start work right now.   As a reaction to the grim picture...

“Oil spill a double-blow to the people of West Wales” –...

Welsh Conservatives Angela Burns AM (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire) and Paul Davies AM (Preseli Pembrokeshire) have issued a joint-statement in response to the Cabinet Secretary for...

CHANGES TO BIN COLLECTIONS FROM OCTOBER 31

Around 65,000 households will be affected by changes to their bin collections from October 31. If you are affected, you will be notified by post...

Recycling in Wales doubles in a decade

The latest and final recycling figures for this year reveal Wales is recycling double the waste it did a decade ago and is exceeding...

Carmarthenshire Wildlife Walks

Carmarthenshire Wildlife Walks Walk List 2016 October Walks Date Walk Level Meet at Sat 15th Burns Penlan Farm 2/3 TBA Tues 18th Godre'r Graig River Walk 3/4 Junction Café, Ystalyfera Sat 29th Mynydd Mawr Woodland Park 1/2 Mynydd Mawr Main car park November...

Swansea Council’s battle with the weeds goes to a second round

Swansea Council's streetscene teams are taking on roadside weeds for a second round in their battle with the perennial pests. The council has already treated...

Wales Wildlife Watch: Margam Park Walk

Margam Country Park Walk Meet in the car park. Parking £4.90 Autumn is a great time to visit Margam Country Park. The colours are fantastic, the...

Meatless Monday Endorsed by World Health Summit 2016

On Monday, October 10, thought leaders and decision makers from academia, the industry, government, and civil society will dine on a Meatless Monday menu at...

Tally-No! – Poll shows majority of public view anti hunt politicians...

30 September 2016: Any attempt to repeal the Hunting Act by the Conservative party would be deeply unpopular amongst the majority of the British public,...

Winter opening hours across Pembrokeshire’s six Civic Amenity and Recycling Centres...

It means all sites will operate reduced opening hours while closing two days a week. The Winsel site on the Old Hakin Road will be...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN OCTOBER 2016 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 3rd. Event type: River cleanup. Location: Glanamman. Meeting point: Entrance of Ger yr Afon. Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.806983,-3.924608&hl=en&num=1&t=m&z=16 Time: 10am – 12pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves, wellingtons, waders. Physicality level:...

Neath Port Talbot parks up for People’s Choice Award

Following a successful year for Neath Port Talbot, a year in which it has picked up several Green Flag Awards, people now have the...

Help keep Ceredigion litter free

Ceredigion achieves excellent positive recycling performance rates, according to recent Local Environmental Audit Management System (LEAMS) survey results for 2016-17. The local environment is much...

Carmarthenshire Wildlife Walks – Next 2 Walks…

ALL WALKS START AT 10AM PLEASE LET THEM KNOW IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND Saturday 24th September  2016 Lower Swiss Valley Reservoir Meet at the 'Mill Wheel' memorial,...

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