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Janet Finch-Saunders: ‘Pooled’ local government pension pot proposals – cutting costs...

Speaking in response to a report to Flintshire County Council, which suggested the pooling of local authority pension pot investments in Wales, Janet Finch-Saunders...

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...

Auditor General’s report a “timely reminder” of need to reverse Labour’s...

Welsh Labour cuts to Further Education have placed the sector under threat financially, with colleges now facing “significant cost pressures” – according to a...

Wales has a bright future, but we cannot allow pessimism or...

The leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, has today called on Wales’ political leaders to unite behind the Brexit effort, to ensure...

‘North Wales Vision’ a “missed opportunity”

The Welsh Government’s so-called ‘Vision for North Wales’ has been slammed as a missed opportunity, with Welsh Conservatives lambasting the Economy Secretary for failing...

MILLAR: Chronic shortage of childcare places in Wales

A survey by the Family and Childcare Trust has revealed a significant shortage of childcare places in Wales – with just 20% of Welsh...

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....

Boys six times less likely than girls to seek support from...

·         National figures show suicide rate for boys more than double that for girls ·         NSPCC Ambassador for Childhood Wayne Rooney backs new Childline...

New teaching standards must deliver “tangible improvements”

Welsh Conservatives say proposals for new teaching standards, due to be unveiled by the Welsh Government today, must deliver “tangible improvements”.   Shadow Education Secretary, Darren...

Yr Egin will unleash “untapped reservoir of local talent”

Welsh Conservatives have welcomed an announcement by the Welsh Government that it will contribute to the University of Wales Trinity St David’s “ambitious” plans...

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...

Diary Marker: Wales U20 Press Conference

There will be a top table press conference with a Wales U20 coach plus a player at 13:15 tomorrow (Thursday 2nd March - following the Men’s...

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 Squad Update

RELEASED PLAYERS The following players have been released back to the Ospreys to prepare for their Friday night fixture against Edinburgh (March 3)   Nicky Smith Rhodri Jones Rory...

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...

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...

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