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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS 2017 UK TOUR

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY AT THE GRAND THEATRE IN SWANSEA ON THURSDAY 26th October 2017 Starring Jai McDowall and Michael Courtney Taking you on a whistle...

There’s a new ‘master of the house’ at Llanelli’s No1 tourist...

Historic Plas Llanelly House, one of the jewels in Llanelli’s crown, has a new ‘head of the household’. Paul Carter has taken on the new...

agile working

Reassurance given over plans to develop agile working in council   LEADING Carmarthenshire councillors have spoken out to reassure people there are no current plans in...

Welsh RL Grand Finals preview

Wales Rugby League host their annual Grand Finals Day this Sunday at Glamorgan Wanderers RFC in Cardiff, with the WRL Premier League Final between...

Consumer Affairs: Heating oil

LOW HEATING OIL PRICES IN SUMMER CAN SAVE YOU 300 A YEAR HEATING OIL PRICES AT THEIR LOWEST LEVELS SINCE WINTER 2016 SHOPPERS ADVISED TO BUY...

Free safeguarding sessions for taxi drivers

Taxi drivers in Carmarthenshire are being offered free training to help protect vulnerable people. Sessions are being delivered in Llanelli, Carmarthen and Ammanford this month...

Pay up or go to prison!

A Llanelli businessman who conned thousands of pounds out of his customers after breaking consumer protection rules must pay £192,000 within three months or...

Plans questioned for police presence in Carmarthen

DYFED Powys Police and Crime Panel have shared concerns over a police base in Carmarthen with the Commissioner. It follows the decision to sell the...

Panel promised commitment to CCTV

CCTV could be back in Carmarthen, Llanelli and Ammanford, the Police and Crime Panel has been told. Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel has been...

New Chair and Vice Chair elected for Police & Crime Panel

AT its first meeting the new Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel has elected a Chair and Vice Chair. Cllr Alun Lloyd Jones of Ceredigion...

Get Chloe Thomas To The Commonwealth Games 2018

A JustGiving page has been set up by Sophie Perkins to raise £1,000 to send her friend, Chloe Thomas, to compete and represent Wales...

Speech by Cll Sean Rees, at LLANELLI LGBT DAY –  05/08/20177

Prynhawn da pawb. Good afternoon everyone. I’ve had the privilege of speaking at this event twice before and today is my third time in...

Carmarthenshire’s student shopping extravaganza returns!/Sbri Siopa i Fyfyrwyr yn dychwelyd i...

CARMARTHENSHIRE’S student shopping extravaganza – Student Take Over – returns this September. Over 1,000 students are expected to join in the event planned for Carmarthen...

Career opportunities on offer with the council

DOZENS of career opportunities are available with Carmarthenshire County Council for apprenticeship and graduate trainees. The programme starts this week with five apprenticeships and three...

Wales name team for WRWC opener

Wales have named their team to face New Zealand in their Women's Rugby World Cup opener at Billings Park tomorrow (9th August, 14:45).  In what...

Help shape your NHS services and take part in Hywel Dda...

Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) is hosting two live Facebook events in August for people to find out more and feedback their views...

WRL Premier League semi-final reports

VALLEY COUGARS 68 RHONDDA OUTLAWS 0   Valley Cougars cruised into the WRL Premier League final after a dominant 68-0 win over Rhondda Outlaws.   The Outlaws, late...

UNDER 16 INTERNATIONAL – WALES 32 IRELAND 18

UNDER 16 INTERNATIONAL WALES 32 IRELAND 18 By Ian Golden at Cyncoed Stadium, Cardiff, photos by www.ianlovell.com In an outstanding contest, Wales under 16 secured a 32-18...

Ammanford CC “Bat out Prostate Cancer” Charity Fun Day

Morganstone and Ammanford Cricket Club welcome all to the “Bat Out Prostate Cancer” Charity Fun Day Llanelli-based construction company Morganstone and its sister company Westacres...

An appeal on behalf of carers

Did your readers know that there are 6.8 million carers in the UK and every day another 6,000 people take on a caring responsibility?   Unpaid...

Halfpenny signs National Dual Contract

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny has committed his future to regional rugby and Wales by signing a three year National Dual Contract with the WRU...

New three-month sexual health pilot scheme launched / Lansio cynllun peilot...

Patients living in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire can now take advantage of a new pilot service aimed at making it easier to check if...

Premier League semi-finals preview

WRL’s Premier League has reached the semi-final stage with two mouthwatering clashes being played this Saturday at 2.30pm.   There is a slight restructure after reigining...

New training programme to support people into working in the care...

Neath Port Talbot Council has developed a new paid coaching and mentoring programme to support people into working in the social care sector. The...

National Scandal

Ceidiog Communication for Care Forum Wales   £1.8 million care homes bill is "national scandal" With pic of Mario Kreft Angry care home owners in Pembrokeshire say...

Prydie settling in to new environment

Scarlets welcomed winger Tom Prydie to Parc y Scarlets last month as he joins the Guinness PRO12 Champions ahead of the new season.   Prydie, like...

Wales u16 prepare for Ireland test this Friday by going to...

Wales take on Ireland in an under 16 Rugby League international this Friday at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed.   Admission price is £3 adults and £1...

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

Date: 7th. Event type: River cleanup. Location: Glanamman. Meeting point: Entrance of Ger yr Afon. Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.806983,-3.924608&hl=en&num=1&t=m&z=16 Time: 10am – 12pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves, wellingtons,...

Velocity Zipwire Challenge

Ann Dymock is doing the velocity zipwire  challenge for Age Cymru Sir Gar on 9 September.  Ann is raising funds for Age Cymru Sir...

Morgan Marine expanding HQ with CREF grant

An Ammanford company has been awarded a Carmarthenshire Rural Enterprise Fund grant of more than £91,000 to expand its headquarters offices. Morgan Marine, based at...

Cutting down on sugar

Pupils from Carmarthenshire primary schools have been sharing their ideas on healthy eating through posters and writing. They have been taking part in a competition...

How to Choose a Bike

Link to How to Choose a Bike: https://www.jenreviews.com/bike/ Go-Ride is British Cycling's development programme for young people, delivered by Welsh Cycling here in Wales. The...

365 Celebrity Chefs for Charity

ChariTable Bookings is a philanthropic restaurant booking platform that raises funds for UK registered charities at absolutely no cost ! When making a booking...

GMB REVEALS UNPAID OVERTIME SCANDAL: 77,000 WELSH PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS DO...

Almost 19% of country's public sector workers regularly work unpaid hours New research by GMB, the union for public sector staff, shows that 77,000...

August anniversary sees Welsh communities encouraged – do your bit –...

Do your bit – knit! With early August marking the anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War in 1914, local communities are being encouraged...

THOUSANDS MORE PEOPLE TO GET ONLINE THANKS TO £4M NATIONAL LOTTERY...

A pioneering initiative that supports people to improve their digital skills is being extended for a further three years thanks to £4 million of...

A Career in Construction is key for young people and the...

As the shortfall in new recruits joining the construction industry troubles its leaders, Welsh construction company Morganstone has taken the initiative and invested in...

Labour & Unison Campaign To Save Ammanford Town Hall

Carmarthenshire Council’s Labour Group teamed up this week with Unison in an effort to campaign against the proposed closure of four offices across Carmarthenshire,...

James Jones gets first pro competitive RL refereeing gig

Welsh referee James Jones is making his Kingstone Press League 1 refereeing debut this Sunday when Oxford take on Hunslet at Tillsley Park in...

WHAT LGBT DAY MEANS TO JASPER WILLIAMS

S’mae! My name is Jasper Williams and I am the current LGBT Officer (open place) at the National Union of Students Wales....

LLANELLI LGBT DAY STARTS SUMMER FESTIVAL

CETMA’s Llanelli LGBT Day will be starting off a series of summer events in Llanelli Town Centre this August. The event, now in its third...

Memorial for Llanelli Victoria Cross soldier

A NEW memorial has been unveiled in honour of a Llanelli soldier awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery during WW1. Ivor Rees, a Sergeant in...

Red Paddle Co choose North Dock Llanelli for nationwide tour

LLANELLI has been chosen to host a British stand up paddle board (SUP) event as part of an epic tour of the UK. The North...

Bow Street railway station cash welcomed, but Westminster should pay in...

Plaid Cymru Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has welcomed the announcement of money for a new £7m train station in Bow Street, Ceredigion...

Online bookings now available for Pembrey Country Park | Archebu ar-lein...

Online bookings now available for Pembrey Country Park   VISITORS to Pembrey Country Park can now to book their accommodation online with the launch of a...

‘No Holiday From Loneliness’ for older people left home alone for...

The Silver Line charity warns of summer time blues epidemic among older people as record numbers of holidaymakers leave town 24/7 Helpline receives 7%...

A weekend of rugby league match reports from Llanelli

SATURDAY SOUTH WALES IRONMEN 28 GLOUCESTERSHIRE ALL GOLDS 20 By Ian Golden at Parc Stebonheath South Wales Ironmen opened a memorable weekend at Stebonheath Park on Saturday,...

Meet a Meerkat – Cwrdd â Mirgath

The return of the meerkats!   By popular demand, the meerkats are back at the National Botanic Garden of Wales – along with a few of their...

Entrants wanted in Wales for national Dementia Friendly Awards

ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY'S NATIONAL DEMENTIA FRIENDLY AWARDS ARE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR PEOPLE IN WALES WHO ARE IMPROVING THE LIVES OF THOSE AFFECTED BY DEMENTIA Now in...

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