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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...

Wales to host U18 International Series this April

The Welsh Rugby Union will host the U18 International Series next month, with participation from teams from across Europe and North America.  Along with the...

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...

WALES DEVELOPMENT ORIGIN MATCH – NORTH WALES ORIGIN RL 24 SOUTH...

A big match that will go a long way towards the development of professional players in North and South Wales debuted last Sunday in...

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...

A TALE OF TWO BUDGETS

“We have seen a real tale of two budgets from Plaid Cymru, and to paraphrase Charles Dickens it has been the worst of times...

Citywing liquidation “sad end to a turbulent saga”, says Andrew RT...

The airline which operates flights between Cardiff and Anglesey has gone into liquidation. Leader of the Welsh Conservatives Andrew RT Davies has responded to 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...

One change for Wales U20 at Parc Eirias

Wales U20 have made a single change to their starting team for this Saturday's U20 Six Nations match against Ireland at Parc Eirias (18:30). Imposing...

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...

Swansea Bay City Region

Cllr Rob Stewart, lead Leader of the Swansea Bay City Region and Leader of Swansea City Council, said: “In today’s written budget statement, the...

Barclays announce 180 Cardiff job cuts

Responding to news that Barclays is to close its mortgage centre in Cardiff, with the loss of 180 jobs in the capital, Leader of...

Wales Women prepared for “emotional occasion” in Cardiff

Wales Women head coach Rowland Phillips has made seven changes to his team for this Saturday's Women's Six Nations match against Ireland at the...

RAMSAY: Budget to build a stronger, fairer and better Wales

Welsh Conservative Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Nick Ramsay AM, has welcomed the Chancellor’s budget, which he says will build a stronger, fairer and...

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...

Wales Team Announcement

Justin Tipuric will win his 50th cap as Wales name an unchanged matchday squad to face Ireland at Principality Stadium on Friday (KO 20.05...

Hundreds of equal pay claims outstanding at Welsh councils

Hundreds of current and former council workers underpaid due to their gender are still awaiting payouts from their employers.   The situation has been blasted as...

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...

Wales needs a long-term vision for child health, say AMs

Politicians will today argue that Wales needs a long-term vision for child health - one which promises health and wellbeing from birth. In a Welsh...

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...

Welsh health boards flouting NICE stroke treatment guidelines, says Angela Burns...

An Assembly Member has raised her concern over the speed by which some health boards are treating stroke patients. In an exchange with the Welsh...

High Court Injunction – Evental Ltd

he Welsh Rugby Union has obtained a High Court injunction against an unofficial ticketing operation which was re-selling tickets and operating unofficial hospitality for...

Calls for summit to tackle air pollution in Wales

Leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, has called on the First Minister to host a multi-agency summit to tackle Wales’ air pollution...

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...

Anglesey’s children’s services “not good enough”, says Assembly Member

A report by the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CCSIW) has found that care for vulnerable children in Anglesey “must be improved”. Welsh Conservative...

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...

Diary Marker: Wales U20/Wales Women Press Conference

Wales Women Press Conference There will be a top table press conference with the Wales Women coach Nick Wakley plus a player at 12:00 tomorrow (Wednesday...

Syrian children face growing mental health crisis, new report reveals

Major research project by Save the Children finds widespread evidence of 'toxic stress' and mental health issues among children inside Syria, as experts warn...

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...

ISHERWOOD: Labour and Plaid Cymru’s Brexit White Paper in ‘tatters’

Labour and Plaid Cymru’s Brexit White Paper is in ‘tatters’ following Leanne Wood’s latest intervention according to Mark Isherwood AM, the Welsh Conservative European...

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