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Volunteers needed to provide hospital trolley service / Angen gwirfoddolwyr i...

Could you spare a few hours each week to help bring a little comfort to hospital patients? Volunteering for Health, Hywel Dda University Health Board's volunteering scheme,...

Have your say on county’s Welsh cycling hub plans

WHEELS are in motion to make Carmarthenshire the cycling hub of Wales. It comes as Geraint Thomas puts Wales on the world cycling map by...

Transforming Mental Health – Public Drop In Event at Selwyn Samuel...

Members of the public are invited to a drop in event on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 between 2pm - 7pm at the Selwyn Samuel Centre's...

Anger as Welsh Government reveals less than 10% spent of €1bn...

Just 10% of a flagship €1.13bn fund earmarked for rural development in Wales has been spent – despite the funds having been received by...

Key Welsh charities to launch Charitable Fostering Providers Cymru at National...

• Action for Children, Barnardos Cymru and TACT showcase key role of charities in fostering market • Lee Waters AM to open National Assembly event Leading...

Youth Council looks back at the past year at AGM

CARMARTHENSHIRE Youth Council is to look back on its work over the past year at its Annual General Meeting. The meeting takes place on Wednesday,...

LOCAL FACTORY DONATES TO PROJECT

Daniel’s Fans in Dafen, Llanelli have donated a large amount of pc equipment to CETMA’s PC3Rs project. The PC 3Rs Project wants to...

COMPUTERS ARRIVE IN GAMBIA

Donated PCs to the CETMA’s PC3Rs project from local businesses and the public have arrived in The Gambia to be used by a local...

Westminster government has to re-think Department of Work and Pensions office...

Think again over Llanelli’s Department for Work and Pensions office closure that was the message Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has sent to...

Plans for new purpose-built home for Archives

Senior council officials have met with representatives of Friends of Carmarthenshire Archives to discuss the positive response to plans for a new purpose-built home...

July – Sept Events…

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

Growing Support for a Public Inquiry into Circuit of Wales rejection

There is growing support for a Public Inquiry into the Welsh Government’s decision to reject the Circuit of Wales scheme.   Two days after the Leader...

Health and well-being in the Garden

With everything from reiki to reflexology, and crystals to tarot, the Natural Living Expo is a one-stop shop for a healthy and holistic life....

Step forward in animal welfare after Welsh Government agrees to ban...

The Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a Plaid Cymru request supported by an Assembly Committee to ban non-code...

Principality Premiership fixtures and new format

Principality Premiership champions Merthyr will launch the defence of their title at The Wern against Cross Keys when the new season kicks-off on the...

Plaid Cymru urges Westminster government to support Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Plaid Cymru has written to Liz Truss, Chief Secretary to the Treasury urging support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.   Business leaders, including Liz Maher,...

Consultation on Neath Port Talbot’s Active Travel Routes / Ymgynghoriad ar...

A County Borough wide consultation calling on the public to give views on walking and cycling routes in Neath Port Talbot has begun. Following approval...

Plaid Cymru welcomes report on snares in Wales

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs for Plaid Cymru Simon Thomas has welcomed an Assembly report on the use of...

Wales Students RL Squad for the World Cup next week

Wales Rugby League Students will leave for the World Cup this Thursday with a 26-man squad, that will be reduced to 24 before the...

Residents asked not to leave out sacks of garden waste

PEOPLE in Carmarthenshire are being reminded not to leave sacks of garden waste out for collection. A new collection service, which started in April...

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

Date: 2nd. Event type: Work day. Location: Tumble park. Meeting point: Changing rooms. Map link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Ssy1XqzK_Qn6n1hihwLrCqc8_p4&usp=sharing Time: 9.30am – 4pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves. Physicality level: Med – high. Suitability:...

Back-three quartet join Scarlets

Scarlets have welcomed four new recruits adding experience and strength in depth to the backline ahead of the 2017-18 season.   Welcomed to the region for...

Businessman drives over 30 miles to dump waste

A moment of madness proved costly for one Llanelli fly tipper in a prosecution brought by Carmarthenshire County Council. Bikrumjit Singh Randhawa, has to pay...

Green light for new primary school in Briton Ferry

Neath Port Talbot Councillors have approved plans for Ysgol Newydd Briton Ferry, Neath.   The go-ahead marks yet another key milestone in the Council’s Strategic...

Welsh Conservative Statement on Circuit of Wales

Shadow Economy Secretary, Russell George, said:   “This decision immediately contradicts evidence given to the Public Accounts Committee by James Price yesterday, who claimed that the...

Showing at Five Roads Community Hall Sunday 2nd July at 3.00pm

‘Tomorrow’ has been a phenomenon in France and Belgium. Already viewed by over 1.5 million people in France alone, and winner of Best Documentary...

Vote Age Cymru Sir Gâr with Tesco Tokens

Age Cymru Sir Gâr in Carmarthenshire have applied to the Tesco Bags of Help scheme and needs your support to help win up to...

Motorcycle courses available in Carmarthenshire

Dragon Rider Cymru A motorcycle training course supported by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, Enhanced Rider Scheme. Why not take advantage of our free...

LOCAL BUSINESS WINS ROAD SAFETY AWARD

THE owner of a Llandovery tea room popular with bikers has been presented with a Welsh Road Safety Award. Ian Marquis, owner of Owl’s Nest...

Up, up and away – thrill of a lifetime for Action...

. Cambrian Flying Club fly youngsters around Swansea Bay thanks to Aviation without Borders • Cross Hands youngster, Aiden has ‘amazing time’ on National Fly...

Scarlets sign former Aussie 7s playmaker Asquith

Australian back Paul Asquith will link up with Guinness PRO12 Champions Scarlets during the first week of July in preparation for the 2017-18 season.   Asquith,...

Event Organisers Seminar Hailed A Success

The second seminar of the Carmarthenshire Event Organisers Circle has been hailed a great success as around 40 event organisers gathered at The National...

Anger at rising council administration costs, whilst budgets for roads and...

Questions are being asked of Welsh Local Authorities after it emerged that spending on ‘central administration’ will rise by £11 million this year.   The figures...

Sailing trip helps young people to set a new course

A group of 10 young people from Neath Port Talbot recently hit the high seas, supported by the Council’s Youth Service Families First team,...

WALES PICK-UP HISTORIC ISUZU SHIRT DEAL

The Welsh Rugby Union has signed the biggest shirt partnership deal in its history – Warren Gatland’s Wales will wear the logo of Isuzu...

Up-and-coming fashion designer wins Beacon Bursary

WATCH out Julien McDonald, there is a new Welsh designer about to take the fashion world by storm.   Lian Cara Poulson is the winner of...

Premier League week 6 results and table

BRIDGEND BLUE BULLS 52 CARDIFF BLUE DRAGONS 30 TORFAEN TIGERS 46 RHONDDA OUTLAWS 26 (plus a reserve game friendly score – Torfaen Tigers Development 44...

NSPCC comment on sentencing of Swansea man who plotted with Canadian...

An NSPCC Wales spokesman said: “Although the child Dennis was arranging to meet was not real, the danger he poses to young children clearly...

Festival of Learning

The Festival of Learning takes place around the UK this week (June 19 – 25), when the spotlight falls on the opportunities for adults...

Summer Reading Challenge

Carmarthenshire Libraries will be holding a Summer Reading challenge throughout the summer holidays. The challenge will start on Thursday July 6 and borrowers will...

RIP Johnny Freeman

Wales Rugby League are saddened to hear about the death of our former international player Johnny Freeman.   Johnny was born in 1934 in Cardiff and...

Classic Jaguars on the prowl 

The legendary Jaguar E-Type proved its pedigree on Welsh roads, and in July a fleet of the classic sports cars will retrace a route...

National Licensing Week

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council’s licensing officers are raising awareness of their work as part of this year’s National Licensing Week (June 19-23). Councils across the...

Better with Books

Carmarthenshire Libraries are launching their Better with Books campaign as part of Health Information Week. The campaign provides self-help books to children and young people...

National League fixtures

The 24 WRU National League fixtures from the National Championship to Division Three have been published on www.wru.wales.   A thorough process has taken place involving...

Welsh universities’ performance in government-backed teaching assessment shows “room for improvement”,...

Welsh universities’ performance in a government-backed quality assessment of teaching shows “room for improvement”, according to the Welsh Conservatives. Out of 134 higher education institutions...

1-in-5 residents not accessing internet in Conwy & Denbighshire

More people in Conwy & Denbighshire do not have access to the internet than in any other part of the UK, according to figures...

Pembrokeshire learning disabilities service working to ensure people’s voices are heard...

In December 2015 Pembrokeshire local authority was part of CSSIW’s joint national inspection of care and support for adults with learning disabilities with Healthcare...

Salvation Army and Tŷ Olwen to benefit from Mayor’s Charity

The new Mayor of Neath Port Talbot, Councillor Janice Dudley, has announced her official charities for the year and spoken about why they are...

Ty Elli Practice GP shortage update

Ty Elli Practice is currently experiencing a shortage of doctors which has resulted in the practice taking the unprecedented step of closing its list...

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