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GMB JOINS DEMO AGAINST ‘UNFAIR’ NURSERY CUTS SET TO DAMAGE JOBS...

Union protests as University of South Wales slashes £142,000 from childcare service GMB joined children, parents and staff in protest as the University or South...

Takeaway culture in Wales putting families’ health at risk, says Diabetes...

A major charity partnership dedicated to preventing Type 2 diabetes and heart disease is urging people across Wales to ditch unhealthy takeaways and opt...

Tenby luxury golf hotel Trefloyne Manor Awarded first AA Rosette

Trefloyne Manor’s commitment to culinary excellence earns them one AA Rosette status. On Friday 31st March, Trefloyne Manor received confirmation of their first AA Rosette award,...

Action for Children launches £500k Big Lottery funded SAIL project

Action for Children’s Swansea Support, informal Advocacy, Information and Life coaching (SAIL) service has officially launched the £500k Big Lottery funded arm of the...

Golden Anniversary for Plaid in Pembrokeshire

Plaid Cymru are to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of the party's Maenclochog branch with a special evening of celebration on Thursday,...

Crimestoppers launches appeal for information on psychoactive substances being supplied in...

Independent charity Crimestoppers is today launching an appeal for information on the growing issue of drugs in North Wales, specifically psychoactive substances such as...

Council agrees new rate relief scheme for retailers

The county council has agreed to adopt a Welsh Government business rate relief scheme, worth an estimated £488,000 for qualifying ratepayers in Carmarthenshire. Shops, pubs,...

PROSECUTED FOR LOANING VEHICLE USED TO FLY TIP

The chief executive of the Chooselife charity in Llanelli has been prosecuted for loaning a vehicle to someone one who used it to fly...

Over £1m claimed for daily commute by Cardiff Council staff

Data obtained by the Welsh Conservatives has revealed the substantial sums reimbursed to Cardiff Council Officers for their commutes.   A total of £1,095,587.50 was reimbursed...

Dyfed Powys Police statement for Katrina Evemy

It is with great sadness that we confirm the death of 19-year-old Katrina Evemy. She had been in a critical condition in hospital since a...

Bad news for new Emma Street Community Cafe

Staff & Volunteers arrived to work this morning to the horror that Emma Street Community Cafe had been broken into after only being open...

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

NUT echoes Welsh Conservative calls for a delay to the school...

Commenting on the calls from the NUT to delay the school curriculum overhaul in Wales – a move which has been called for by...

CETMA LAUNCH NEW PROJECT FOR CRAFT AND SPECIALITY FOOD BUSINESSES

Carmarthenshire Rural Net.Works: support for arts, crafts, gifts & alternative food sectors. Local organisation CETMA has had a very busy week with...

Pupils’ plea to dog owners to clean up

CHILDREN at a Carmarthen school are appealing to dog owners to please clean up after their pets.   Pupils at Richmond Park School are fed-up of...

Appeal for Easter Eggs gets cracking response

A simple appeal for Easter Eggs from Action for Children to distribute to services helping children and their families in South Wales has produced...

Briton Ferry POPS project boosted by Tata Steel £2k donation

Action for Children’s Positive Outcome Play Services project (POPS) service in Briton Ferry has been boosted by a donation of £2100 from Tata Steel. POPS...

Putting power back in local hands: A Welsh Conservative Plan for...

Welsh Conservatives are today launching their manifesto for the local government elections, including a six-point-plan for a Wales that works for everyone.   The manifesto...

Children complain of being ‘invisible’ as thousands are counselled for loneliness

•               Over 4,000 young people were counselled for loneliness in 2016/17 •               Reasons for children feeling lonely are a combination of online and offline issues...

New pilot targets early cancer diagnosis

Cancer experts are set to pilot a new initiative aimed at improving cancer diagnosis waits in Wales.   A new pilot in the Cynon Valley...

Savings limit for residential care in Wales to be ‘phased in’

Changes allowing people to keep more of their savings when they move into residential care will be ‘phased in’ over several years.   Whilst the additional...

Côr Cymru 2017

Côr Merched Sir Gar have won the prestigious Côr Cymru 2017 competition. The girls will represent Wales in the Eurovision Choir of the Year 2017...

New curriculum must be used to develop emotional resilience of Welsh...

Figures revealing increasing numbers of young people seeking help for depression highlight the need for a renewed focus on developing the ‘emotional resilience’ of...

Gender pay gap reporting is bound to fail to boost gender...

Gender pay gap reporting is only one part of the puzzle, and more needs to be done to address wider issues such as gender...

DOUBLE CENTURIAN KEN CELEBRTATES WITH A BONUS POINT

With just one home game remaining for this season the Scarlets continue in their quest to reach the play-offs as a sunny welcome awaits...

Pan-Wales Skills for Living scheme launches at North Wales conference

A new and exciting support service for care leavers funded by Welsh Government through the Sustainable Social Services Grant, Skills for Living, has officially...

Run the Swansea Half Marathon for Action for Children

Action for Children is looking for runners to join its Swansea half marathon team ahead of the prestigious event taking place in the city...

Swansea Stepping Stones project marks world autism awareness week

Children from Action for Children’s Swansea Stepping Stones project have released hundreds of pink and purple balloons in a city wide World Autism Awareness...

Action for Children conference tackles adverse children experiences

Action for Children has held a conference in North Wales (Thursday 6th April) to highlight the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in light...

Planning permission granted for Tywi Valley Path

PLANNING permission has been granted for the first section of the Tywi Valley Path.   The ambitious project is for a walking and cycling path between...

Mark Reckless AM to join Welsh Conservative Group in the Senedd

Mark Reckless AM is to join the Welsh Conservative Group in the National Assembly for Wales. The addition of Mr Reckless – who was elected as...

“We won’t be taking Treviso lightly,” says Parkes

Scarlets midfielder Hadleigh Parkes believes his side will need to be wary of the challenge posed by Benetton Rugby as the Italians head to...

West is best for prop Evans

Scarlets and Wales loosehead prop Rob Evans is the latest homegrown talent to commit his future to the region.   Evans, 24, has put pen to...

Easter egg hunt at Carmarthen Market

Children are being urged to head down to Carmarthen Indoor Market this Easter for an egg-stra special treat. An Easter egg hunt has been organised...

Family fun day in support of autism awareness

Carmarthenshire County Council is hosting a family fun day in support of autism awareness. The event is being organised by Tim Camau Bach, a...

More than a third of Welsh school teachers plan to quit...

More than a third (33.6%) of Welsh school teachers plan to quit the profession within the next three years, according to the findings of...

Residents being asked to pay more for less as council tax...

Local authorities are reaching ‘crisis point’ due to chronic underfunding by the Welsh Government, with council taxpayers now being asked to pay more for...

Andrew RT Davies: Is Sport Wales still “fit for purpose?”

Serious questions have been raised over the Welsh Government’s decision to sack the former Chair of Sport Wales, and whether the publicly funded body...

Wales Rugby League World Cup team

Wales Rugby League’s senior team’s preparation for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup in Australia has been given a significant boost by Sport Wales...

Fall in Sterling boosts Welsh Tourism

New figures have revealed a 36.6% rise in the number of tourism day visits to Wales in 2016, benefiting from Sterling’s comparatively low value.   According...

Zipwire challenge for charity!

Age Cymru Sir Gâr is raising funds to help the charity help to support Carmarthenshire’s older residents by challenging people to do the Velocity...

Report “casts serious doubt” over Welsh Labour’s 30-hour childcare promise, says...

A charity representing day nurseries has today published a report which “casts serious doubt” over the Welsh Labour Government’s ability to deliver on its...

Blazing the James Braid Trail!

Neath Golf Club has led the way in developing and promoting the new James Braid Golf Trail. The purpose of the trail is to...

Number of groomers meeting children rises across Wales

Victory for NSPCC’s #FlawintheLaw campaign for anti-grooming laws Tougher legislation to protect children online comes into force today It comes as police figures show offences...

NHS can “no longer be used as buffet cart”, says AM,...

On the day the Welsh Government’s universal free prescriptions policy reaches its 10th anniversary, Welsh Conservatives are calling on Labour Ministers to move towards...

National Pet Month

April 1st to May1st 2017 is National Pet month here is some advice from PC Dave white  Community Safety Officer from Dyfed Powys Police...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN APRIL 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 31st March. Event type: Cleanup. Location: Burry Port. Meeting point: Car park behind the Neptune. Map link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=17s_OW-dusigZVgIPE9fAEqaIL1w&usp=sharing Time: 10am – 12pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves, hi...

Rural school closures have “ripped heart out of communities”, says AM

School closures have “damaged the economy of rural Wales” and “ripped the heart from local communities”, according to an Assembly Member. The statement – from...

Sport Wales sackings leave AMs and public “none-the-wiser”, says Assembly Member

The chairman and vice-chairwoman of the beleaguered quango Sport Wales have been sacked by the Welsh Government, it has been announced. Responding to the news,...

Paul Davies AM selected to bring forward Autism Bill

Welsh Conservative AM – Paul Davies – will have an opportunity to bring forward an Autism Bill in the National Assembly for Wales after...

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