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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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 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...

Eyesore building in Llanelli Town Centre could be redeveloped

One of Llanelli Town Centre’s biggest eyesore building could be demolished and re-built within months. Developers plan to redevelop the former Raffles Nightclub in Murray...

Legendary landscape brought back to the future

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is celebrating a lottery award that will kickstart the biggest development in its history.   A grant from the Heritage...

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

St David’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate our beautiful country. It’s a reminder of the richness of our heritage and culture, and it...

Communities First, Fusion Event

Mae Cymunedau yn Gyntaf yn cynnal amserlen wythnos o hyd o ddigwyddiadau a gweithgareddau am ddim yn Llanelli. Daw'r wythnos o ddigwyddiadau diwylliannol...

Google Expeditions Pioneer Programme comes to Neath Port Talbot

Teachers from Neath Port Talbot Schools bring lessons to life, as pupils experience trips to virtually anywhere around the world Imagine being able to explore...

People to have a say on new planning order for Llanelli

Public consultation on a new planning order to boost Llanelli Town Centre will soon be underway. Full council has agreed to go out to consult...

“Staggeringly unaccountable” ambulance response model to be made permanent

A trial ambulance response model that does not prioritise heart attacks and strokes - unless patients have stopped breathing or their hearts have stopped...

Bride Jane twice brings intended back from brink

No wedding presents but contributions towards the cost of a defibrillator is the unusual request of a couple tying the knot next month (March...

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...

- 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...

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...

Emergency question tabled on 146 Llanelli job losses at Department of...

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...

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