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CETMA OPENS WINDOWS FOR LEARNERS

Puzzled and confused by the Windows 10 layout and need help? Llanelli based Social enterprise CETMA is offering some ½ day courses to help...

Delays in informing NHS staff of data security breach “unacceptable”

An Assembly Member has condemned a decision to delay informing thousands of NHS staff that their private details had been stolen. It was revealed today...

Scrapping the Right to Buy will undermine social mobility

Commenting as the Welsh Labour-led Government pulls the housing ladder up on people across Wales, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Housing, David Melding AM, said:   “The...

A TALE OF TWO BUDGETS

“We have seen a real tale of two budgets from Plaid Cymru, and to paraphrase Charles Dickens it has been the worst of times...

Citywing liquidation “sad end to a turbulent saga”, says Andrew RT...

The airline which operates flights between Cardiff and Anglesey has gone into liquidation. Leader of the Welsh Conservatives Andrew RT Davies has responded to the...

Llangadog Recycling centre negotiations fail

NEGOTIATIONS to secure the future of the recycling centre in Llangadog have broken down. Repeated efforts have been made to reach an agreement with site...

Scarlets name strong side for quarter-final clash

Scarlets Premiership Select will take on Ealing Trailfinders on Saturday 11th March in their first ever British & Irish Cup quarter-final.   Dai Flanagan has named...

Council Tax precept to rise by 2.5%

Carmarthenshire County Council has agreed its revenue budget following feedback from a public consultation. Full Council agreed the budget put forward by the Executive Board,...

“Unacceptable” failure to provide psychology courses in Welsh

Concerns have been raised over the failure of Qualifications Wales to make arrangements to deliver GCSE economics and psychology courses through the medium of...

One change for Wales U20 at Parc Eirias

Wales U20 have made a single change to their starting team for this Saturday's U20 Six Nations match against Ireland at Parc Eirias (18:30). Imposing...

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...

Councillor Jeff Edmunds becomes Mayor elect of Llanelli

Long serving Llanelli Councillor and leader of the Labour Group on the Carmarthenshire County Council, Jeff Edmunds has been elected by his fellow Councillors...

National Anthem Day

PUPILS from Richmond Park School in Carmarthen visited Carmarthen library recently to celebrate “National Anthem Day”. Children gathered to sing a range of traditional Welsh...

Swansea Bay City Region

Cllr Rob Stewart, lead Leader of the Swansea Bay City Region and Leader of Swansea City Council, said: “In today’s written budget statement, the...

Barclays announce 180 Cardiff job cuts

Responding to news that Barclays is to close its mortgage centre in Cardiff, with the loss of 180 jobs in the capital, Leader of...

Wales Women prepared for “emotional occasion” in Cardiff

Wales Women head coach Rowland Phillips has made seven changes to his team for this Saturday's Women's Six Nations match against Ireland at the...

RAMSAY: Budget to build a stronger, fairer and better Wales

Welsh Conservative Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Nick Ramsay AM, has welcomed the Chancellor’s budget, which he says will build a stronger, fairer and...

Walking and cycling seminar for tourism businesses

TOURISM businesses in Carmarthenshire are being invited to a seminar to find out how they can benefit from the county’s thriving walking and cycling...

Wales Team Announcement

Justin Tipuric will win his 50th cap as Wales name an unchanged matchday squad to face Ireland at Principality Stadium on Friday (KO 20.05...

Hundreds of equal pay claims outstanding at Welsh councils

Hundreds of current and former council workers underpaid due to their gender are still awaiting payouts from their employers.   The situation has been blasted as...

Another £1million boost for Llanelli town centre

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council will spend another £1million buying more properties in Llanelli Town Centre as part of its regeneration plans. It has secured a further...

Wales needs a long-term vision for child health, say AMs

Politicians will today argue that Wales needs a long-term vision for child health - one which promises health and wellbeing from birth. In a Welsh...

Garden board is growing

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is delighted to announce the appointment of three new trustees.   Engineer Mike Woods, wildlife expert and author Pat O’Reilly...

Welsh health boards flouting NICE stroke treatment guidelines, says Angela Burns...

An Assembly Member has raised her concern over the speed by which some health boards are treating stroke patients. In an exchange with the Welsh...

High Court Injunction – Evental Ltd

he Welsh Rugby Union has obtained a High Court injunction against an unofficial ticketing operation which was re-selling tickets and operating unofficial hospitality for...

Calls for summit to tackle air pollution in Wales

Leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, has called on the First Minister to host a multi-agency summit to tackle Wales’ air pollution...

Day visits to Wales up by a third as Welsh tourism...

The number of day visits to Wales increased by 36.6% in 2016 (January – December), compared to the previous twelve months; up from 74.9...

Anglesey’s children’s services “not good enough”, says Assembly Member

A report by the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CCSIW) has found that care for vulnerable children in Anglesey “must be improved”. Welsh Conservative...

2017 Movie Madness: The 5 films to look forward to...

2017 has already gotten off to a good start with movies, with the likes of Logan and Get Out receiving widespread critical acclaim. We still have 9...

Diary Marker: Wales U20/Wales Women Press Conference

Wales Women Press Conference There will be a top table press conference with the Wales Women coach Nick Wakley plus a player at 12:00 tomorrow (Wednesday...

Syrian children face growing mental health crisis, new report reveals

Major research project by Save the Children finds widespread evidence of 'toxic stress' and mental health issues among children inside Syria, as experts warn...

Logan Review: A Tragic, nail-biting closing chapter in the hero’s story.

Logan is a heart-warming, charming tale about an ageing man taking a quiet young girl on a road trip across America. It's full of...

ISHERWOOD: Labour and Plaid Cymru’s Brexit White Paper in ‘tatters’

Labour and Plaid Cymru’s Brexit White Paper is in ‘tatters’ following Leanne Wood’s latest intervention according to Mark Isherwood AM, the Welsh Conservative European...

Janet Finch-Saunders: ‘Pooled’ local government pension pot proposals – cutting costs...

Speaking in response to a report to Flintshire County Council, which suggested the pooling of local authority pension pot investments in Wales, Janet Finch-Saunders...

Switch off and help protect our planet

The Leader of Carmarthenshire County Council is urging people to switch off their lights as part of Earth Hour day. Cllr Emlyn Dole is backing...

CERI DUPREE RETURNS TO LLANELLI

World famous female impersonator Ceri Dupree is returning to Llanelli again to help raise funds for CETMA’s Llanelli LGBT Support Group Project. ...

‘Box Office’ a Hit with Hadley

Hadley was referred to Workways+ by Job Centre Plus as he was keen to re-enter the world of work after being out of work...

Auditor General’s report a “timely reminder” of need to reverse Labour’s...

Welsh Labour cuts to Further Education have placed the sector under threat financially, with colleges now facing “significant cost pressures” – according to a...

Wales has a bright future, but we cannot allow pessimism or...

The leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, has today called on Wales’ political leaders to unite behind the Brexit effort, to ensure...

‘North Wales Vision’ a “missed opportunity”

The Welsh Government’s so-called ‘Vision for North Wales’ has been slammed as a missed opportunity, with Welsh Conservatives lambasting the Economy Secretary for failing...

MILLAR: Chronic shortage of childcare places in Wales

A survey by the Family and Childcare Trust has revealed a significant shortage of childcare places in Wales – with just 20% of Welsh...

Capes and Claws Clash at Cardiff Film and Comic Con 2017!

Every year, Showmasters hosts the Film and Comic Con in Cardiff, a massive gathering of fans, craftsmen, traders and celebrities within the O2 arena....

Boys six times less likely than girls to seek support from...

·         National figures show suicide rate for boys more than double that for girls ·         NSPCC Ambassador for Childhood Wayne Rooney backs new Childline...

New teaching standards must deliver “tangible improvements”

Welsh Conservatives say proposals for new teaching standards, due to be unveiled by the Welsh Government today, must deliver “tangible improvements”.   Shadow Education Secretary, Darren...

Yr Egin will unleash “untapped reservoir of local talent”

Welsh Conservatives have welcomed an announcement by the Welsh Government that it will contribute to the University of Wales Trinity St David’s “ambitious” plans...

Diary Marker: Wales Women Press Conference

There will be a top table press conference with for the Wales Women head coach Rowland Phillips plus two players at 12:00 tomorrow (Thursday...

Diary Marker: Wales U20 Press Conference

There will be a top table press conference with a Wales U20 coach plus a player at 13:15 tomorrow (Thursday 2nd March - following the Men’s...

New partnership to help rugby participation in schools and develop skills

The WRU and Urdd are working closer than ever to help boost rugby participation and the enjoyment of sport within schools. The Urdd, the largest...

Wales Squad Update

RELEASED PLAYERS The following players have been released back to the Ospreys to prepare for their Friday night fixture against Edinburgh (March 3)   Nicky Smith Rhodri Jones Rory...

Wales Rugby League discuss World Cup preparations in Parliament

The All-Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group welcomed Wales Rugby League to Parliament yesterday evening (28 February).  Peers and MPs were joined by associate members in...

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