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Women’s club rugby on the up

With Wales Women currently competing at the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland, the club game in Wales is also set for a boost...

Have you received your school bus pass?

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Carmarthenshire who travel to school by bus should now have received their travel passes ready for September. More than 5,000 travel passes have...

First start for teenager George against Hong Kong

Seventeen-year-old forward Seventeen-year-old forward Lleucu George will make her first start for Wales in tomorrow's Women's Rugby World Cup match against Hong Kong in...

Not got the A-level results? Go on a gap year!

This Thursday, 17 August 2017, thousands of students will be getting their A-level results and deciding what to do next. For some, the next...

Thousands Sign Petition To Save Town Centre Offices

Thousands of local residents have this week signed a petition calling on Carmarthenshire Council to safeguard the future of Ammanford Town Hall and the...

We’ll have 35 fewer police officers in Dyfed Powys unless training...

A row over how police training is funded could result in 35 fewer officers in Dyfed Powys - and potential recruits choosing to sign...

Hundreds contact Childline with worries over exam results

Hundreds contact Childline with worries over exam results   1,133 counselling sessions held for  young people worried about exam results in 2016/17 Welsh counsellors speak to...

A big thank you to all who came to Llanelli LGBT Day on Saturday 5th August 2017. Sadly there was a lack of local organisations...

CERI DUPREE

CETMA have the brilliant Ceri Dupree returning to Llanelli on Saturday 23rd September 2017. Tickets are only £10 and we’re raising funds towards Llanelli...

The wonder of wood

Wales ♥ Wood is a celebration of trees and takes place at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday and Sunday August 19-20. There...

Office furniture sale

BIDS are being invited for Carmarthenshire County Council office furniture which is surplus to requirements. Most of the items are desks and cupboards with some...

Say ‘I Do’ at Sosban – Award winning Llanelli Restaurant

Now Licensed for Wedding Ceremonies One of South Wales’ most innovative restaurants is welcoming couples to-be….. after being granted a full wedding licence. Situated in a Grade...

Make your mark

Make Your Mark – and vote on the issues important to you YOUNG people across Carmarthenshire are being urged to make their mark by voting...

Neath Methodist couple’s Peru adventure nets £2,000 for Action for Children

Methodist couple Rev Christopher and his wife Deacon Vivienne Gray have enjoyed a trip of a lifetime to Peru and raised over £2,000 for...

Waste and Tyre Amnesty in Pencader

Householders in Pencader and the surrounding areas are being urged to have a clear out. A waste and tyre amnesty is being held at Ysgol...

MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS 2017 UK TOUR

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY AT THE GRAND THEATRE IN SWANSEA ON THURSDAY 26th October 2017 Starring Jai McDowall and Michael Courtney Taking you on a whistle...

There’s a new ‘master of the house’ at Llanelli’s No1 tourist...

Historic Plas Llanelly House, one of the jewels in Llanelli’s crown, has a new ‘head of the household’. Paul Carter has taken on the new...

agile working

Reassurance given over plans to develop agile working in council   LEADING Carmarthenshire councillors have spoken out to reassure people there are no current plans in...

Welsh RL Grand Finals preview

Wales Rugby League host their annual Grand Finals Day this Sunday at Glamorgan Wanderers RFC in Cardiff, with the WRL Premier League Final between...

Consumer Affairs: Heating oil

LOW HEATING OIL PRICES IN SUMMER CAN SAVE YOU 300 A YEAR HEATING OIL PRICES AT THEIR LOWEST LEVELS SINCE WINTER 2016 SHOPPERS ADVISED TO BUY...

Free safeguarding sessions for taxi drivers

Taxi drivers in Carmarthenshire are being offered free training to help protect vulnerable people. Sessions are being delivered in Llanelli, Carmarthen and Ammanford this month...

Pay up or go to prison!

A Llanelli businessman who conned thousands of pounds out of his customers after breaking consumer protection rules must pay £192,000 within three months or...

Plans questioned for police presence in Carmarthen

DYFED Powys Police and Crime Panel have shared concerns over a police base in Carmarthen with the Commissioner. It follows the decision to sell the...

Panel promised commitment to CCTV

CCTV could be back in Carmarthen, Llanelli and Ammanford, the Police and Crime Panel has been told. Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel has been...

New Chair and Vice Chair elected for Police & Crime Panel

AT its first meeting the new Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel has elected a Chair and Vice Chair. Cllr Alun Lloyd Jones of Ceredigion...

Get Chloe Thomas To The Commonwealth Games 2018

A JustGiving page has been set up by Sophie Perkins to raise £1,000 to send her friend, Chloe Thomas, to compete and represent Wales...

Speech by Cll Sean Rees, at LLANELLI LGBT DAY –  05/08/20177

Prynhawn da pawb. Good afternoon everyone. I’ve had the privilege of speaking at this event twice before and today is my third time in...

Carmarthenshire’s student shopping extravaganza returns!/Sbri Siopa i Fyfyrwyr yn dychwelyd i...

CARMARTHENSHIRE’S student shopping extravaganza – Student Take Over – returns this September. Over 1,000 students are expected to join in the event planned for Carmarthen...

Career opportunities on offer with the council

DOZENS of career opportunities are available with Carmarthenshire County Council for apprenticeship and graduate trainees. The programme starts this week with five apprenticeships and three...

Wales name team for WRWC opener

Wales have named their team to face New Zealand in their Women's Rugby World Cup opener at Billings Park tomorrow (9th August, 14:45).  In what...

Help shape your NHS services and take part in Hywel Dda...

Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) is hosting two live Facebook events in August for people to find out more and feedback their views...

WRL Premier League semi-final reports

VALLEY COUGARS 68 RHONDDA OUTLAWS 0   Valley Cougars cruised into the WRL Premier League final after a dominant 68-0 win over Rhondda Outlaws.   The Outlaws, late...

UNDER 16 INTERNATIONAL – WALES 32 IRELAND 18

UNDER 16 INTERNATIONAL WALES 32 IRELAND 18 By Ian Golden at Cyncoed Stadium, Cardiff, photos by www.ianlovell.com In an outstanding contest, Wales under 16 secured a 32-18...

Ammanford CC “Bat out Prostate Cancer” Charity Fun Day

Morganstone and Ammanford Cricket Club welcome all to the “Bat Out Prostate Cancer” Charity Fun Day Llanelli-based construction company Morganstone and its sister company Westacres...

An appeal on behalf of carers

Did your readers know that there are 6.8 million carers in the UK and every day another 6,000 people take on a caring responsibility?   Unpaid...

Halfpenny signs National Dual Contract

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny has committed his future to regional rugby and Wales by signing a three year National Dual Contract with the WRU...

New three-month sexual health pilot scheme launched / Lansio cynllun peilot...

Patients living in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire can now take advantage of a new pilot service aimed at making it easier to check if...

Premier League semi-finals preview

WRL’s Premier League has reached the semi-final stage with two mouthwatering clashes being played this Saturday at 2.30pm.   There is a slight restructure after reigining...

New training programme to support people into working in the care...

Neath Port Talbot Council has developed a new paid coaching and mentoring programme to support people into working in the social care sector. The...

National Scandal

Ceidiog Communication for Care Forum Wales   £1.8 million care homes bill is "national scandal" With pic of Mario Kreft Angry care home owners in Pembrokeshire say...

Prydie settling in to new environment

Scarlets welcomed winger Tom Prydie to Parc y Scarlets last month as he joins the Guinness PRO12 Champions ahead of the new season.   Prydie, like...

Wales u16 prepare for Ireland test this Friday by going to...

Wales take on Ireland in an under 16 Rugby League international this Friday at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed.   Admission price is £3 adults and £1...

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,...

Velocity Zipwire Challenge

Ann Dymock is doing the velocity zipwire  challenge for Age Cymru Sir Gar on 9 September.  Ann is raising funds for Age Cymru Sir...

Morgan Marine expanding HQ with CREF grant

An Ammanford company has been awarded a Carmarthenshire Rural Enterprise Fund grant of more than £91,000 to expand its headquarters offices. Morgan Marine, based at...

Cutting down on sugar

Pupils from Carmarthenshire primary schools have been sharing their ideas on healthy eating through posters and writing. They have been taking part in a competition...

How to Choose a Bike

Link to How to Choose a Bike: https://www.jenreviews.com/bike/ Go-Ride is British Cycling's development programme for young people, delivered by Welsh Cycling here in Wales. The...

365 Celebrity Chefs for Charity

ChariTable Bookings is a philanthropic restaurant booking platform that raises funds for UK registered charities at absolutely no cost ! When making a booking...

GMB REVEALS UNPAID OVERTIME SCANDAL: 77,000 WELSH PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS DO...

Almost 19% of country's public sector workers regularly work unpaid hours New research by GMB, the union for public sector staff, shows that 77,000...

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