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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...

Easter bin collections

RESIDENTS are being reminded that there are changes to bin collections over the Easter holidays.   From Friday, April 14 until Friday, April 21, collections will...

ASGHAR: ‘Dereliction of duty’ from Welsh Government on apprenticeship levy

Welsh Conservative Shadow Secretary for Skills, Mohammad Asghar AM, has criticised the Welsh Labour-led Government’s engagement with businesses following a report on the apprenticeship...

ANDREW RT DAVIES: Article 50 statement

Commenting ahead of the Prime Minister triggering Article 50 later today, the leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies AM, said:   “Today is a...

AM warns of Brexit threat to Pembrokeshire’s ports

Plaid Cymru Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has warned of the potential impact of Brexit on Pembrokeshire’s ports.   Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate...

Aberystwyth Rotary Club raises £750 for Ceredigion Young Carers

Aberystwyth Rotary Club has raised £750 for Action for Children’s Ceredigion young carers service in its annual collection. The cheque was presented to the...

NSPCC Big Board Game Day rolls out across the UK

·         Schools joining in the fun, with pupils bringing their favourite board games in from home ·         Event supported by Hasbro Gaming and taking place...

Health board finances on ‘cliff edge’ under Welsh Labour

Health board finances are on a “cliff edge” and it is almost “inconceivable” that services will not suffer without additional funding, according to the...

PAUL DAVIES AM: Rural development programme cannot make up for historical...

The Welsh Government’s Rural Development Programme – statement attached - is “welcome” but cannot undo 18 years of “neglect”, an AM has said. Responding to...

Abandoned dog rescued by warden ‘doing well’

Carmarthenshire County Council’s dog wardens are calling for information about a dog left abandoned in Llanelli. The council’s dog warden service was called in to...

Passport To Llanelli

County historians have today discovered that machynys in Llanelli isn't part of the county. Records recently discovered show that machynys and the dry land...

H0ome away from home

It's finally the Monday I've been waiting for. The Monday in my cosy New house in sweet little Tumble where I’m finally unpacked and...

Mother’s Day – Sul y Mamau

There’s a treat in store for mum on Sunday March 26 with FREE entry to a special ‘pamper day’ at the National Botanic Garden...

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...

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