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Friday, May 26, 2017

Improvements planned for Parc Howard

A new playground and car park are being planned for Llanelli’s Parc Howard as part of developments to help secure its future. Plans have been...

Spring Bank Holiday bin collections

Residents are being reminded that there are changes to bin collections over the Spring Bank Holiday. From Monday, May 29, until Friday, June 2, collections...

Floral tributes for Manchester victims are welcomed

PEOPLE who wish to place floral tributes in honour of the Manchester bombing victims are welcome to do so in appropriate places within county...

Meet your new Executive Board

  Leader Cllr Emlyn Dole has appointed a new Executive Board to lead and steer the council for the coming term. A number of new...

Harry Potter’s Wand Presented to Winning Schoolgirl

A lucky Carmarthenshire schoolgirl has been presented with her prize from the Merlin Festival town treasure hunt by Carmarthenshire County Council and Carmarthen Chamber...

Work progressing at Ysgol Pen Rhos

WORK is progressing on the new school for pupils in the Seaside area of Llanelli. Ysgol Pen Rhos is due to open its doors in...

WRU launches tag rugby on the beach with National Trust

A family day out at the beach just got better than ever with the WRU announcing its first ever beach rugby taster in Pembrokeshire...

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...

Ongoing work to improve woodlands at Pembrey Country Park

Thinning work continues in Pembrey Country Park’s woodlands. One in three Corsican Pine trees are being thinned to the west of the park, near the...

Blue flag remains at Cefn Sidan

Blue flag remains at Cefn Sidan Cefn Sidan Beach in Pembrey has won the coveted Blue Flag again this year. The Pembrey beach was among dozens of Welsh...

Carmarthen junior parkrun celebrates first year

The Carmarthen junior parkrun is celebrating its first anniversary at the town’s park with hundreds of children having laced up their trainers and run...

Warrants executed in clampdown on Kodi boxes

Carmarthenshire’s Trading Standards officers have executed two warrants as part of a clampdown on the sale of illegal ‘pre-loaded’ Kodi boxes. With further warrants planned...

Carmarthenshire Care Home Provider Joins John’s Campaign

HC-One, the third largest care home operator in the UK which runs Llys Newydd Care Home in Carmarthenshire, has joined John’s Campaign, which is...

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...

Noise Action Week 2017

NOISE Action Week 2017 takes place around the UK from May 22-26, when the spotlight falls on environmental health teams and the work that...

Premier League Week 2 reports

BRIDGEND BLUE BULLS 46 WEST WALES RAIDERS 30 At Pyle RFC   Bridgend Blue Bulls bounced back from their opening day defeat with an impressive second half...

Sentencing of fake harness fraudster welcomed

Carmarthenshire’s Trading Standards team has welcomed the sentencing of a Pembrey man found guilty of selling potentially deadly fake motor racing harnesses. Carmarthenshire County Council...

Save our Surgery SOS fight steps up a gear in Burry...

The SOS fight to save a GP surgery in Burry Port is being scaled up to include a protest at the next meeting of...

Liberal Democrats Candidates for Carmarthenshire & Pembrokeshire

CARMARTHENSHIRE & PEMBROKESHIRE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS. CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 8th JUNE SNAP GENERAL ELECTION With the County Council elections behind us, the Welsh Liberal Democrats in...

Andrew RT: Tribute to Rhodri Morgan

Commenting following the passing of the former First Minister, Rhodri Morgan, the leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, has said:   “Rhodri Morgan was...

Bed bugs and ballyhoo!

Hands that do dishes can feel soft as your face with mild, green Fairy Liquid but how did folk keep themselves clean in the...

Principality renews WRU Premiership deal

Principality Building Society has extended its title sponsorship of the Welsh Premiership and also announced a further partnership with Welsh Rugby, putting its name...

Oriel Myrddin Gallery consultation

THE public is being offered the chance give its opinion on developments to Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen. Carmarthenshire County Council is currently working with...

“Strong and stable economic management” key to rising employment

Employment in Wales has risen in the last quarter according to today’s Key Economic Stats.   As of March 31st, the employment rate in Wales is...

Last orders for landlords planning Lions events

Landlords planning to extend their opening hours for the Lions tour are being advised to act quickly before the council calls time. As our boys...

Over 1,000 pupils complete road-side skills

More than 1,000 schoolchildren in Carmarthenshire have been learning about road-side safety. In the last year the children have been shown how to spot safe...

Llanelli Market traders get behind choir on BGT

Hannah Seward, from Burry Port, was the main soloist of a group of schoolgirls that received unanimous praise from judges, including Simon Cowell and...

Waste and tyre amnesty in Llandovery

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

Win an apprenticeship in the construction industry

Next steps is back with up to four apprenticeships up for grabs.   Local firms, TRJ Ltd and Lloyd & Gravell Ltd, have teamed up once...

Catherine Tate lends her voice to NSPCC campaign to help keep...

·         NSPCC and O2 survey finds less than a fifth of parents are having frequent chats with their children about staying safe online ·         Actress...

MILLAR: Welsh Government still failing deaf pupils

Following the release of figures which demonstrate deaf school pupils across Wales underachieve at every key stage and face being left behind without urgent...

Byte Night Wales is back! Welsh businesses challenged to sleep out...

Byte Night Wales 2017 – Byte Night Wales Quiz Night, Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 18:00 To 21:00 at Tramshed Tech, Pendyris St, Cardiff...

Records tumble as Garden flourishes

The National Botanic Garden of Wales has recorded a 17 per cent increase in visitors and record commercial figures for 2016/17, generating an operating...

Jones out of summer tour

Scarlets backs coach Stephen Jones will not be part of Wales’ summer tour coaching team due to the region’s advancement in the latter stages of the...

Anscombe signs new NDC

Gareth Anscombe has signed a new National Dual Contract with Cardiff Blues and the Welsh Rugby Union.   The fly-half arrived in Wales in 2014 and...

Pupils missing out on vital work experience

Welsh Conservatives have once again called for the reinstatement of funding for employer checks to enable young people to go on work experience placements....

Welsh Lib Dems announce General Election candidates

The Welsh Liberal Democrats will field 40 candidates in the snap General Election, offering voters in every community in Wales an opportunity to stand...

We’ve got ewe!

Carmarthenshire County Council animal health officers have helped rescue a sheep who was spotted stuck in a ravine on the Black Mountain. A member of...

More children counselled by Childline due to overwhelming exam stress

·         Over 3,000 counselling sessions with children about exam stress in 2016/17 ·         More than fifth of these took place in May 2016 ·         Nearly 100...

Wales U20 welcome Scotland to Brewery Field

The Brewery Field in Bridgend will host an U20 match between Wales and Scotland on Tuesday 16th May (14:30), as both teams prepare for...

Glantaf’s stars conclude their Trek to the national schools Rugby League...

Cardiff’s Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf’s Year 9 Rugby League side will go ‘where no-one has gone before’, in Wales anyway, after qualifying for their...

Sean continues to campaign for improvements at Llanelli Rail Station

‎Change in ticket office opening times at Llanelli Railway Station   Sean Rees, Plaid Cymru Llanelli Town Councillor for Glanymor Ward said:   "Following my campaign for improvements...

Proposed Resurfacing Works Trostre / Pemberton Park

Night-time road closures will start next week for resurfacing works to be carried out in the Trostre and Pemberton Park area of Llanelli. The A484...

Love Your Local Market in Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire Markets are once again taking part in the high profile, Love your Local Market 2016 campaign. The two-week campaign, led by the National...

Dog fouling

Environmental enforcement officers have issued fixed penalty notices for dog fouling and fly tipping offences in Carmarthenshire. Over the weekend the officers employed by Carmarthenshire...

A484 Berwick to Trostre night-time closure

Night-time road closures will start next week for resurfacing works to be carried out in the Trostre and Pemberton Park area of Llanelli. The A484...

Andrew RT: The ‘mask slips’ as ‘Corbynomics’ fully endorsed by Labour’s...

Labour’s financial incompetence continued in earnest today as Wales’ First Minister, Carwyn Jones, endorsed ‘Corbynomics’ and their plan to borrow £500bn pounds.   Appearing on a...

Hospital patients waiting up to three-and-a-half years for delayed care transfers

Welsh NHS patients have been languishing in hospital beds for as long as three-and-a-half years after being declared ready for discharge, it has been...

Former AM Eluned Parrott to stand in General Election

Popular former Assembly Member Eluned Parrott has been chosen as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Cardiff Central in June’s General Election. Eluned was the area's...

Prince Philip Hospital Consultant at heart of study to improve diabetes...

Mae astudiaeth beilot fechan wedi canfod bod gwylio ffilmiau gwybodaeth iechyd byr ar-lein, trwy ffôn clyfar neu lechen, yn gallu helpu cleifion sydd â...

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