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Section 106 development funding discussed by council

SECTION 106 money - the funding used to benefit communities as a planning condition of housing developments - has been debated by councillors at...

Ammanford town hall and library discussed at council

THE leader of the council has said it is too early to make assumptions about the use of Ammanford Town Hall and the former...

Call for more power to deal with traffic offences

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council is to ask the Welsh Government for more powers to deal with moving traffic offences. Members agreed to make an application to...

Councillors agree to review Local Development Plan

CARMARTHENSHIRE’S Local Development Plan, which sets out the authority’s policies and proposals for the future development of land use, is to be reviewed. Members agreed...

Council calls for broadband issues to be addressed

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council is to insist on a priority programme of work to address broadband connectivity issues in the county, especially in Carmarthen East...

Boundary Commission review of Carmarthenshire

WORK to review Carmarthenshire’s electoral boundaries will officially start in October, councillors have heard. Representatives of the Boundary Commission for Wales gave a presentation to...

New chorus of voices in council chamber

New chorus of voices in council chamber   WEDNESDAY’S full council had a rather unusual tone, with a fresh chorus of voices echoing around the chamber. Côr...

Second year anniversary of successful local management of Kidwelly’s Parc Stephens/...

PARC Stephens in Kidwelly has now been run by the community for over two years following a successful asset transfer in 2015. The park was...

Pupils have brilliant time on new scholar programme | Disgyblion yn...

Disgyblion yn disgleirio ar gwrs i ysgolheigion ifanc   CRIW o ddisgyblion Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn yw'r cyntaf o blith disgyblion Sir Gaerfyrddin i raddio o'r Brilliant...

Mr X Christmas Appeal support needed | Cais am gymorth i...

Cais am gymorth i Apêl Nadolig Mr X   MAE busnesau yn Sir Gaerfyrddin yn cael eu hannog i gefnogi cynllun sy'n darparu anrhegion Nadolig...

WE’RE HERE TO SUPPORT PEOPLE AFFECTED BY ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA

This month we mark World Alzheimer’s Day. Did your readers know there are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise...

More than 300 domestic abuse referrals made by NSPCC in Wales...

·         Nearly 5,000 contacts to the Helpline across UK about domestic abuse in 2016/17 ·         85% were serious enough to be referred to police or...

Wales Dragonhearts name training squad for October matches

Following two very competitive trial matches, the Wales Dragonhearts coaching staff have selected a 26-man training squad for their matches against Devon County and...

Jenny Jones receives WSRB Female Coach of the year

Wales Squash and Racketball (WSRB) annual awards where held recently at the Angel Hotel Cardiff. Nearly 200 people attended the presentation evening and it...

WRU reports record turnover and re-investment

Link to Annual Report YE17 www.wru.wales/eng/thewru/annualreport/index.php   The Welsh Rugby Union Group has re-invested £36.6m into the national game at all levels, which equates to an...

Llandovery Transfer

Llandovery asset transfer proving a winner   SPORT in Llandovery is going from strength to strength following the transfer of Castle Fields to the community. One...

NEARLY A YEAR INTO A PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT, AND 28-YEAR-OLD RHYS RICHARDS...

Rhys was employed as an agricultural contractor after periods of working on farms but his ambition was to get a foothold on the farming ladder With assistance...

Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW)

The Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW) has recently elected new lead officers in Aled Evans (Chair, Director of Education Lifelong Learning,...

Neath multi-storey car park receives National Disabled Parking Accreditation

The accreditation by Disabled Motoring UK recognises that parking facilities are high quality and accessible to disabled motorists. The 600 space car park opened...

Fly tipper dumps waste outside stranger’s home

A Pembrey man has admitted dumping his aunt’s waste outside a property over two miles away from her home. Daniel Lee Anderson, of Ashburnham Road,...

Sustrans Cymru’s reaction to Prosperity for All, Welsh Government’s new national...

* Effort to tackle root causes of Wales' problem welcome, but must be matched with funding warns walking and cycling charity. Welcoming the publication of Prosperity...

Wales RL seeking volunteers for 2018 Commonwealth Championships

Wales Rugby League will again compete in the Commonwealth Championships when the second edition of the tournament is held in Moreton Bay near Brisbane...

Social care game-changer

The Welsh Government decision to include social care as one of five key priority areas for their new economic strategy has been hailed as...

The Advantages of Getting Bad Credit Loans from Loan Brokers

Good and highly professional loan brokers have a clear understanding of the use of the different tools of the trade of lending and borrowing...

Have esports gotten as big as real sports?

Electronic sports, esports, have shown significant growth in recent years. In fact, this form of sports has seen more players become professional, competing in...

Attractive offer for retailers at new Llanelli shops | Cynnig deniadol...

Attractive offer for retailers at new Llanelli shops   RETAILERS are being sought for two new shop units in Llanelli Town Centre, which are being offered...

Network Rail is on the hunt for new apprentices in Wales...

Network Rail is looking for 11 new apprentices for its award-winning engineering apprenticeship scheme to start in March next year. The scheme is open to applications...

Llanelli broadband concerns raised with Labour Government

Mid and West Assembly Member Simon Thomas has demanded action from the Labour Government in Wales over the lack of adequate broadband provision in Bynea. Simon Thomas...

BookTrust: Welsh Parents too hooked on screen time to read with...

WELSH PARENTS TOO HOOKED ON SCREEN TIME TO READ WITH KIDS _Alex Jones School children reading books _ __ Welsh parents admit to scrolling...

FIRST TIMER REBECCA TAKES TO THE IRONMAN PODIUM

One of the victors of the Ironman Wales 2017 event, Rebecca Bennett, can be particularly proud of her category win, since Tenby was her first ever...

OPS NOTE: Anti-online grooming materials launched by NSPCC and Swansea University

NSPCC Cymru / Wales and Swansea University will launch material for child protection professionals to help them recognise and combat the grooming of young...

Keep Glanymor Tidy – Saturday 23rd September

WORKING FOR OUR COMMUNITY - 'KEEP GLANYMOR TIDY'   This September, Keep Wales Tidy would like to invite you to Be involved, Be proud and Be Tidy.   Last year,...

NORTH WALES ORIGIN 22 SOUTH WALES DRAGONHEARTS POSSIBLES 20

By Ryan Gould at Queensway Stadium   North Wales Origin have given the Wales Dragonhearts selectors a few questions to answer after beating a South Wales...

UNDER 18 COMMUNITY INTERNATIONAL – WALES 24 ENGLAND LIONS 42

UNDER 18 COMMUNITY INTERNATIONAL WALES 24 ENGLAND LIONS 42 By Ian Golden   England Lions under 18s ran out 42-24 winners against a Wales side who battled all...

Labour Calls For Recycling Centre Return After Amnesty Headache

Carmarthenshire Labour have stepped up their fight to re-open the recycling centre in Llangadog after residents complain of queuing for over an hour to dispose of...

Freshers do not fear, Student Take Over is here | Caerfyrddin...

Freshers do not fear, Student Take Over is here   FRESHERS do not fear – there is a big welcome waiting for you in Carmarthen. The...

NSPCC comment on sentencing of Gordon Fleming

Speaking after former primary school teacher Gordon Fleming was jailed for 10 years for 35 child sex offences in the 1970s and 1980s, an...

5-a-side teams give homelessness a kicking

• St Cyres hosts first Byte Night Wales Football Tournament • £1000 raised to help vulnerable children and young people at risk of homelessness St Cyres...

Cardiff club aims to set up mixed ability team

Llandaff RFC is hoping to start an adult mixed ability rugby team for the Cardiff area, similar to Llanelli Warriors and the Swansea Gladiators...

Consultation at Dewi Sant

Pop in to Llanelli Library to have your say on Dewi Sant   PEOPLE are being reminded they can take place in the Ysgol Dewi...

Ellis Jenkins named new ‘Stuart Gallacher Man-of-Judgement’

Cardiff Blues flanker Ellis Jenkins was awarded the Stuart Gallacher memorial ‘Man-of-Judgement’ trophy by the Welsh Rugby Writers Association (WRWA) at its annual dinner...

International Literacy Day/Diwrnod Rhyngwladol Llythrennedd

International Literacy Day   Local authors have visited libraries across Carmarthenshire as part of International Literacy Day.   Lyn John, Bryan Lewis, Carole Ann Smith, Brian Noble Wendy...

Asset transfers

Success of asset transfers to Llanelli Rural Council   A NUMBER of recreation assets have been transferred successfully to Llanelli Rural Council. They are part of Carmarthenshire...

Scarlets Secure Losing Bonus Point In Ulster

Despite a strong start and a perfect 10 points secured in the Pro14, the Scarlets faced their biggest challenge of the season as they...

Vote @ 16

Teen leads fight for votes at 16 Carmarthenshire teenager Gwen Griffiths is taking the fight for votes at 16 to the Council Chamber in County...

Matches on South and North Wales this weekend

There are two big community games in Wales this weekend as Rugby League fans can enjoy action in the north and south of Wales.   On...

Council tenant slapped with banning order

A Carmarthen man could be sent to prison if he invites visitors into his council home. Paul Rice, of Merlin St, could face up to...

Wales v New Zealand has sold-out

Wales’ Under Armour Series third round clash with New Zealand, at Principality Stadium this autumn, has sold-out. The 74,500 capacity Cardiff ground has reached its...

Scarlets Boosted by Lions Return for Ulster Challenge

A year ago to the day, the Scarlets travelled to Belfast on the hunt for the first points in the campaign after suffering losses...

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