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1 in 10 Welsh school pupils have below average reading ability

More than one in ten (11.9%) Welsh school pupils have a below average reading ability, according to results from the National Reading Test -...

First Minister must drop Washington engagements and head to Detroit to...

The First Minister must travel to Detroit to seek assurances from Ford Executives over the security of its Bridgend plant’s long-term future, an Assembly...

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...

GEORGE: Statement on the future of local bus services

Responding to the Welsh Government’s statement on the future of local bus services, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, Russell George AM said:   “Local...

1 in 10 Welsh school pupils have below average reading ability

More than one in ten (11.9%) Welsh school pupils have a below average reading ability, according to results from the National Reading Test -...

Calls to end secret GMC disciplinary hearings

The Welsh Conservatives are calling for ‘fundamental reform’ of the way the General Medical Council handles disciplinary and negligence cases.   They say the GMC must...

Ospreys’ European quarter-final comes to Cardiff

Principality Stadium will host Ospreys’ quarter-final clash against Stade Francais in the European Rugby Challenge Cup on Sunday 2 April, kick off 5.45pm. The Welsh...

North American exports down 48% since Carwyn Jones’ first US Trade...

Welsh exports to North America have almost halved since 2012, the year in which Carwyn Jones made his first trade mission to the United...

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...

Behind the Scenes with West Wales Raiders Manager Peter Tiffin

As the Super League season began and the six nations continued it was a very busy weekend for all at the club especially as...

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...

GEORGE: Questions remain over long-term future of Sport Wales

Commenting outside the chamber following the Minister for Public Services’ statement on the activities of Sport Wales, Shadow Secretary for Economy and Sport, Russell...

Wales team to face England

Wales team to face England Wales have made two front-row changes from the side that beat Italy on the opening weekend to take on England...

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...

Team announcement: Wales Women

The Wales team to welcome England to the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park this Saturday morning (11:30am) shows a single change to the one...

Carmarthen Town AFC Fixture Programme – Dafabet Welsh Premier League Campaign

Carmarthen Town AFC have released their full fixture programme for Phase 2 of the Dafabet Welsh Premier League campaign. After the mid-season break, the Old...

NSPCC comment on April Jones petition reaching 100,000 signature landmark

NSPCC comment on April Jones petition reaching 100,000 signature landmark Commenting on a petition calling for all sex offenders to remain on the register for...

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...

Welsh pro derby on Sunday with Welsh referee

The first of two challenge matches between North Wales Crusaders and South Wales Ironmen kick-off this Sunday at Queensway Stadium in Wrexham (kick-off 2.30pm)...

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...

Panel to discuss police precept

Panel to discuss police precept DYFED Powys Police and Crime Panel is to discuss the Commissioner’s budget plans for the coming year. Meeting at the end...

Howley wins Premiership award

Howley wins Premiership award Neath full back Ed Howley has picked up the latest Principality Premiership Player of the Month award. The 22 year-old has...

City Deal bid could be signed within weeks

City Deal bid could be signed within weeks Negotiations to secure the biggest investment for south west Wales in a generation are nearing a conclusion. Leaders...

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for...

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for a generation The Prime Minister has today announced plans for the biggest investment in...

GEORGE: Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity...

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for a generation The Prime Minister has today announced plans for the biggest investment in...

Find out more about Carmarthenshire’s Tywi Valley Path

BUSINESSES and members of the public who want to find out more about the Tywi Valley Path are being invited to a special event...

Smaller class sizes not a “silver bullet” to solving Wales’ education...

Smaller class sizes not a "silver bullet" to solving Wales’ education crisis The Welsh Education Secretary Kirsty Williams AM will today launch a £36M fund...

Phillips names Women’s Six Nations squad

Phillips names Women's Six Nations squad Wales Women have today announced their 32-player squad for the upcoming Women’s Six Nations. Head coach Rowland Phillips finalised his...

Principality Stadium Partnership Hailed a Success

Principality Stadium partnership hailed a success One year on since the launch of Principality Stadium and the partnership between the WRU and Principality Building Society...

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