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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Wales Team Announcement

Wales have made one change to their side to face Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday (KO 14.25 BBC/S4C) with George North returning from injury...

A&E waits worsen as targets missed again

The number of patients having to wait more than 12 hours at an A&E unit has risen dramatically compared to a year ago.   4,069...

Prosecuted after paying man £10 to take waste away

A Llanelli resident has been prosecuted after paying a man £10 to take waste from his partner’s home. The waste was the tipped in...

Fostering fun day event in Llanelli next week

Family fun day event to promote Fostering in Carmarthenshire   A SPECIAL family fun day event is being held in Llanelly House this half-term to...

NSPCC RECEIVES HUNDREDS OF CONTACTS ABOUT FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

Charity’s helpline contacted on average once a day about FGM 79 FGM Protection Orders obtained by UK courts Voices over Silence project raises awareness of...

Welsh Conservatives welcome UK Government’s £40m package to tackle child abuse and child trafficking

- Home Secretary delivers a package of measures to protect children and pursue offenders - A ground-breaking £7.5m ‘Centre of Expertise’ will become the authoritative...

Tata workers overwhelmingly back pension deal

Responding to news that thousands of Tata steelworkers have backed a deal on the future of their pensions, Leader of the Welsh Conservatives –...

£2.8m Boost for Highways and Neighbourhood Works

A report to Councillors of the Environment and Highways Cabinet Board this week (Thursday 16th February) outlines the 2017/18 work programme which includes improvements...

PICKING UP THE COUNTY’S MESS

The Labour Group on the Carmarthenshire County Council are calling upon the Plaid-led coalition running the Council to respond to the concerns of...

COUNCILLOR TEGWEN DEVICHAND ELECED LEADER OF LLANELLI RURAL COUNCIL

COUNCILLOR TEGWEN DEVICHAND ELECED LEADER OF LLANELLI RURAL COUNCIL Following a vote at the Llanelli Rural Council meeting Councillor Tegwen Devichand has been elected as the...
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Parkes to lead Scarlets in crucial PRO12 clash

Parkes to lead Scarlets in crucial PRO12 clash Centre Hadleigh Parkes will lead the Scarlets in the crucial GUINNESS PRO12 clash against Glasgow Warriors at...

Be a Candidate 2017 – Local Government Elections

Be a Candidate 2017 – Local Government Elections Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council will this week officially launch their Be a Candidate 2017 campaign...

CARMARTHENSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL’S EDUCATION BUDGET FAILS TO MAKE THE GRADE

CARMARTHENSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL’S EDUCATION BUDGET FAILS TO MAKE THE GRADE Carmarthenshire’s Labour MP, AMs and Councillors are united in seeking to defend education provision in...
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Emergency question tabled on 146 Llanelli job losses at Department of Work and Pensions

Emergency question tabled on 146 Llanelli job losses at Department of Work and Pensions Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has tabled an emergency question...

West Wales Raiders News – Peter Tiffin

As our first game is just over two weeks away, the workload both on and off the field seems to have tripled. This is a...

Statement on Article 50 case by the Welsh Conservatives

Statement on Article 50 case AMs do not have to be legally consulted on the Article 50 process, according to a ruling by the Supreme...

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...

CALLING ALL BURRY PORT COMMUNITY GROUPS

CALLING ALL BURRY PORT COMMUNITY GROUPS CETMA are carrying out some research to identify community groups which are running in Burry Port and Pembrey. It...

GRAB A BARGAIN AT THE INDOOR BOOTSALE

GRAB A BARGAIN AT THE INDOOR BOOTSALE CETMA are holding an indoor bootsale to try and raise funds for its projects and community work. The...

Panel to discuss police precept

Panel to discuss police precept DYFED Powys Police and Crime Panel is to discuss the Commissioner’s budget plans for the coming year. Meeting at the end...

Howley wins Premiership award

Howley wins Premiership award Neath full back Ed Howley has picked up the latest Principality Premiership Player of the Month award. The 22 year-old has...

City Deal bid could be signed within weeks

City Deal bid could be signed within weeks Negotiations to secure the biggest investment for south west Wales in a generation are nearing a conclusion. Leaders...

GEORGE: Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for a generation

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for a generation The Prime Minister has today announced plans for the biggest investment in...

Find out more about Carmarthenshire’s Tywi Valley Path

BUSINESSES and members of the public who want to find out more about the Tywi Valley Path are being invited to a special event...

Smaller class sizes not a “silver bullet” to solving Wales’ education crisis

Smaller class sizes not a "silver bullet" to solving Wales’ education crisis The Welsh Education Secretary Kirsty Williams AM will today launch a £36M fund...

Ystalyfera win Welsh Year 7 finals day

Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera are Wales Rugby League’s Year 7 champions for the second year in a row following a triple-header finals day in Caerphilly...

Welsh treasures in the Garden

Welsh treasures in the Garden A treasure trove of the unusual and unique with a strong Welsh flavour is set to transform the National Botanic...
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AM welcomes decision on future of education in Llangennech

AM welcomes decision on future of education in Llangennech Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has welcomed the decision by Carmarthenshire County Council to strengthen...
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SCARLETS HEARTBREAK AS SARRIES SNEAK A DRAW

SCARLETS HEARTBREAK AS SARRIES SNEAK A DRAW By Helen ‘Helzbach’ Davies Following the historic victory against the mighty Toulon before Christmas, the Scarlets’ European Champions Cup...
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SALE HOLD ON FOR FIRST WIN IN ELEVEN

SALE HOLD ON FOR FIRST WIN IN ELEVEN By Helen ‘Helzbach’ Davies After the heartbreak of last week’s draw against Saracens, the Scarlets travel to the...
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“We’re serious contenders for this championship”

“We’re serious contenders for this championship,” says Williams Scarlets centre Scott Williams scored his side’s only try at Parc y Scarlets in the fifth round...

Food Hygiene Ratings Success – update

Food Hygiene Ratings Success More than two thirds of food businesses in Carmarthenshire have achieved the top rating of five for food hygiene standards. And more...
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Welsh Government plans to remove ‘protections’ from undemocratic strikes

Welsh Government plans to remove ‘protections’ from undemocratic strikes Plans to change the laws governing industrial action in Wales would rob the public of “protections”...

Welsh Government must bring forward post-16 skills strategy, say Welsh Conservatives

Welsh Government must bring forward post-16 skills strategy, say Welsh Conservatives The Welsh Labour Government has been urged by Colegau Cymru to consult upon and...

Carmarthenshire Wildlife Walks

January Events... PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND ANY OF OUR WALKS Note - Please check Facebook or website before leaving for any...

Tasty treats at food fair

Tasty treats at food fair Baking businesswoman and winner of The Apprentice Alana Spencer will begin her new, supercharged life as an Alan Sugar-endorsed mega-entrepreneur...

Former Welsh rugby star visits his old school to support ground-breaking NSPCC service

Former Welsh rugby star visits his old school to support ground-breaking NSPCC service Former Welsh rugby star Tom Shanklin returned to his old primary school...

Gritters work round the clock

Gritters work round the clock  Road gritting crews in Carmarthenshire have worked round the clock to keep the county’s primary routes safe. In the last 24...

Jobs up for grabs at tourism recruitment fair

Jobs up for grabs at tourism recruitment fair People looking for casual or part-time work in the local tourism industry are being invited to a...

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 -...

FOOD HYGIENE RATINGS SUCCESS

FOOD HYGIENE RATINGS SUCCESS More than two thirds of food businesses in Carmarthenshire have achieved the top rating of five for food hygiene standards. And more...

Pembrey Country Park explodes onto TV’s Countryfile

Pembrey Country Park explodes onto TV’s Countryfile The fascinating history of Pembrey Country Park will be explored as part a special feature on this weekend’s...

Wales Year 7 Champion Schools Final

It will an all Welsh language affair next Thursday 19th January as three schools battle it out to be crowned Welsh Year 7 National...

Dog fouling warning at hospital grounds

Dog fouling warning at hospital grounds PEOPLE walking their dogs in the grounds of Glangwili or Prince Philip Hospitals are being reminded to clean up...

Warm Homes Campaign to tackle fuel poverty in Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire’s Housing Services has joined forces with the national Warm Homes Campaign to tackle fuel poverty in the county. Two awareness events will be held...

Businesses invited to contractor engagement event

Businesses invited to contractor engagement event Businesses in the construction industry will get a chance to hear about the major opportunities open to them as...

“New treatment fund isn’t a new treatment fund at all”, says Angela Burns AM

“New treatment fund isn’t a new treatment fund at all”, says Angela Burns AM Welsh Conservatives’ spokesperson for health has today raised serious concerns about...

Welsh A&E units in a “state of crisis”, says senior Welsh doctor – Welsh...

Welsh A&E units in a “state of crisis”, says senior Welsh doctor – Welsh Conservatives respond A senior Welsh doctor has said that A&E units...

Reminder to Dog Owners to Keep Pets Under Control

Reminder to dog owners to keep pets under control DOG owners are being reminded to keep their pets under control when out and about across...

Suzy Davies AM: Welsh language standards need less red tape, and must change to...

Suzy Davies AM: Welsh language standards need less red tape, and must change to support a rise in speakers Welsh Conservatives have welcomed a review...

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