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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,...

An Ammanford man has been fined for dropping a serviette in...

Llanelli Magistrates Court convicted Richard Lloyd Ellis in his absence last Friday of an offence of littering. The court heard that on Tuesday February 16...

DROPPED CIGARETTE BUTT FROM CAR WINDOW

An Ammanford man has been fined £175 for dropping a cigarette butt from the open window of a car. Nigel Wayne Phillips, of Brynteg, Capel...

Rare Fish Washed Up At Local Beach

An enormous blue marlin washed up at Freshwater East now has a new home in one of the world's leading marine collections - at...

BOGTASTIC DAY AT THE BOTANIC GARDENS

Visistors at the Botanic Gardens enjoyed a day of activities to discover the ancient secrets held in Carmarthenshire’s peat bogs. A series of activities and...

Roots for future generations planted with well-being tree

During a Ceredigion Public Services Board (PSB) Meeting, member organisations came together to plant a well-being tree to set the roots of the work...

Recycling relationship paves way for future learning

The top two performing recycling authorities in Wales are seeking ways to make their waste service even better by pooling their resources. Waste management teams...

Inspirational Butterfly Feeder Enlivens Your Garden and Supports Butterflies

Belightful Butterfly Feeder brings nature closer to our everyday lives by attracting butterflies, and this way enhancing the wellbeing of both people and butterflies. Belightful Butterfly Feeder combines form...

New stats confirm Labour’s spectacular failure to tackle Bovine TB

New Bovine TB statistics released by the Welsh Government once again highlight Welsh Labour’s failure to eradicate the disease in Wales.   The figures reveal that...

CONSULTATION LAUNCHED ON AIR AND NOISE POLLUTION

A public consultation on how Wales can do better in the management of air and noise pollution has been launched by Welsh Labour’s Cabinet...

Bus drivers to help with city-wide pothole scheme in Swansea

Bus operator First, has pledged to get on-board with Swansea Council's latest road repair scheme by reporting potholes its drivers encounter. Swansea Council has made...

£90,000 to spark revolutionary local energy scheme

A new scheme which has the potential to revolutionise the way we generate and use energy has been awarded £90,000 from the Welsh Government...

Ceredigion Glass Collection Trial in Cardigan Area

Ceredigion County Council (CCC) is reviewing the way it collects waste and recycling from the kerbside, with one of the options considered being a...

New report reveals potential climate change impact of recycling and it’s...

A new report published at the start of National Recycling Week has uncovered the potential climate change impact of recycling in Wales and it’s...

Cabinet Secretary urges people to have their say on air and...

A public consultation on how Wales can do better in the management of air and noise pollution has been launched by Cabinet Secretary for...

Recycle Week 2016 – can you identify The Unusual Suspects?

With ‘Recycle Now’s Recycle Week 2016 taking place between 12 – 18 September, Neath Port Talbot Council is raising awareness on a few Unusual...

New poll shows nearly 30% of us could recycle more 

Simpler and consistent information could help tackle a problem costing councils millions 3 in 10 people said they don’t recycle as much as they...

Consultation On Pembroke Conservation Area

Pembrokeshire County Council wants to hear your views on Pembroke Conservation Area. The Council is holding a drop-in consultation event to hear the views of...

WE SHOULD NOT TAKE MARINE LIFE FOR GRANTED, image001.pngSAYS NATURE &...

Bestselling illustrator Millie Marotta has joined forces with the Marine Conservation Society to launch a national month-long colouring campaign for ‘national parks of the...

‘Bee Friendly’ and create a hive of activity for pollinators

A national initiative, believed to be the first in the world aimed at encouraging people to help pollinators, including bees and butterflies, will be...

Second waste site in Swansea to convert to ‘recycling only’

A second household waste recycling centre in Swansea is set to be converted into a 'recycling only' facility by refusing to accept black bag...

European Circular Economy project kicks off in Wales

A new Europe-wide project to help smaller businesses enter the circular economy and operate in a more sustainable and profitable way has kicked off...

RECYCLING RATES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE REACH 64%

Recycling rates in Carmarthenshire have soared to their highest ever level. Provisional figures released for 2015/16 show we are recycling approximately 64% of our rubbish...

West End in Llanelli Flooded.

Be careful road users, whilst we're pretty sure that the effects of yesterday's heavy rain have more or less cleared up, we'd urge a...

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