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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Taxi drivers hail Council’s safeguarding training / Gyrwyr tacsi’n canmol hyfforddiant...

English Over two thirds of taxi drivers in Neath Port Talbot have now completed safeguarding training, with further sessions aiming to ensure that all licenced...

Student World Cup starts tomorrow – captain appointed

Wales Rugby League Students have appointed Ieuan Jones from Northumbria University as their captain for the World Cup campaign that starts this Friday when...

DRAGONS: Hewitt pitches in at Rodney Parade

Dragons wing Ashton Hewitt had the honour of overseeing the latest landmark moment at Rodney Parade yesterday (Wed), as work started on removing the...

Welsh companies set sights on Singapore markets / Cwmnïau o Gymru...

The Welsh Government will take a high-profile trade mission to Singapore 8 – 15 July 2017     Fifteen businesses from a wide range of Welsh industries...

GMB ANGER OVER UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES SHOCKING NURSERY STAFF SELL...

Staff at the creche cannot understand how their proposals have been simply cast aside GMB has slammed the University of South Wales for its...

Campaign will step up to save 146 Department for Work and...

  The Department for Work and Pensions office has announced proposals to close Llanelli Service Centre and Pyle, Mountain Ash, Tredegar Jobcentres.  The change will...

Under 17 training on Thursday to prepare for big day on...

A South and West Wales Select side will take on Midlands Hurricanes at under 17 level at Stebonheath Park on Saturday (kick-off 1pm).   The line-up...

£4.2m to boost teaching of Welsh – Welsh Lib Dems respond

£4.2m to boost teaching of Welsh - Welsh Lib Dems respond Welsh Liberal Democrat Education Secretary Kirsty Williams is investing an extra £4.2m to support...

Land deal agreed as part of Carmarthen West development

A KEY parcel of land has been acquired by the council at Carmarthen West.   The 20-acre site, formerly part of Pontgarreg Farm, will be...

Enterprise Zone experience offers little evidence £100m business park can deliver...

Welsh Conservative Leader – Andrew RT Davies – has today called for evidence to support Welsh Government claims that a new automotive business park...

Carmarthen Learning Centre open evening/ Noson agored Canolfan Ddysg Caerfyrddin

Carmarthen Learning Centre open evening CARMARTHEN Learning Centre is throwing open its doors to the public to let people see what goes on inside. The team...

New youth council formed for looked after children

A new youth council has been formed by Neath Port Talbot Council for looked after children to have their say on issues that matter...

Council agrees future direction for social services

Neath Port Talbot Council has reaffirmed its commitment to offering more personalised care and to finding ways of providing early support for people so...

Llanelli Library fire

Llanelli Library was evacuated on Monday afternoon due to a fire in the roof of the building. Emergency responders were quickly on scene just after...

WALES FACING ‘EPIDEMIC OF PRECARIOUS WORK’, GMB REVEALS

Number of zero hour and agency contracted workers has almost doubled in Wales since 2011 to 78,000, new research from GMB union reveals New...

How to spot a scam

Lucy Harmer, Director of Services at Independent Age, the older people’s charity, gives her expert tips on how to spot a scam. The charity...

Hywel Dda University Health Board launches consultation on the future of...

Hywel Dda University Health Board launches consultation on the future of adult mental health services | Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn rhannu...

Older people’s charity warns of danger of scams after 91-year-old woman...

Lucy Harmer, Director of Services at Independent Age, the older people’s charity, gives her expert tips on the best ways to protect yourself against...

Local Councillor Calls on Council to Rethink Parc Howard Plans

Carmarthenshire Council is being lobbied to reconsider their masterplan for Parc Howard ahead of this week's Planning Committee that will consider giving permission for...

Wales helps Alzheimer’s Society hit two million Dementia Friends milestone

One in every 30 people in England, Northern Ireland and Wales now involved in the biggest ever social action movement to change perceptions of...

WELSH EMPLOYEES CAN SAVE UP TO £1,000 A YEAR BY SWITCHING...

Walking and cycling charity Sustrans is launching its third online travel challenge for workplaces    Results from October’s Cymru Travel Challenge reveal that on average, car...

Help develop walking and cycling map for county

RESIDENTS are being asked for their help to develop an Integrated Network Map of walking and cycling routes in Carmarthenshire.   The council is asking for...

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...

Lifetime accomplishment of the in cricket records

Cricket is the absolute entirety of each cricket fan. It is a session of excite and activity. The cricketers are a house-hold name and...

How to place a bet

Introduction: When you first enter an online bookmaker it can be quite daunting. Numbers seem to be flying around, banners are flashing at you, and...

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...

Ed Sheeran announces Principality Stadium concert

Following his triumphant Glastonbury Festival headline performance, Ed Sheeran is delighted to announce his nationwide 2018 UK stadium tour is coming to Principality Stadium,...

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...

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