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Llanelli, UK
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Plaid call for immediate action over Rail Crime figures…

According to recent statistics published by British Transport Police, over 1,700 crimes have been committed on Railway Stations and trains in the past year...

Too many questions about welfare changes remain unanswered – Minister

The UK Government’s welfare changes are throwing a question mark over the Welsh Government’s ability to deliver support to some of Wales’ most vulnerable...

Minister challenges free advice services in Wales to change with £1.8...

The Welsh Government has offered not-for-profit organisations that provide free advice services £1.872 million of extra money to adapt to the increased demand for...

Coalition Agreement

THE Labour and Independent groups on Carmarthenshire County Council have signed a new Coalition Agreement. The agreement is the basis of...

Plaid oppose introduction of the ‘Bedroom Tax’

Plaid Cymru Llanelli have called for immediate action to protect the most vulnerable in society against the U.K Government welfare reforms and implementation of...

Discussions between local health boards and social services are vital for...

Llanelli Labour AM, Keith Davies, has emphasised that care in the community must be fit for purpose and meet high standards before any shift...

Welsh Government’s relationship with the Third Sector under review

How the Welsh Government and the Third Sector work together in the future is the focus of a new consultation launched last Thursday (16th...

Future of free advice services in Wales under the spotlight

A review into services that provide people with free advice on issues such as debt, housing, employment and welfare benefits was published by the...

“Scourge” of payday loans needs to be addressed

Wales' Minister for Tackling Poverty, Huw Lewis, has met with the Office of Fair Trading to call on regulators to ‘throw the full force...

AM highlights work of local forum

Llanelli Labour AM, Keith Davies, has raised the positive work of the Station Road Forum with the Welsh Housing Minister, Carl Sargeant. ...

Two new experts join tackling poverty advisory group

Huw Lewis, Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, has announced the appointment of Professor David Adamson and Rhian Davies to the Welsh Government’s Tackling...

Almost £1.8 million to create new projects to help Carmarthenshire’s most...

£1,789,500 extra is being invested to help families in some of Carmarthenshire’s most disadvantaged areas, Communities & Tackling Poverty Minister Huw Lewis announced today...

AM questions minister on impact of welfare reforms in Wales

Keith Davies AM who sits on the Enterprise and Business committee undertook a questioning session with the Welsh Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty...

Labour Group invites Minister to cross party meeting on health changes

At today’s full meeting of Carmarthenshire County Counil, the Labour Group backed that the Council write to the Welsh Government Health Minister, Mark Drakeford...

Protocol created for Awarding the Freedom of the County

The Carmarthenshire Labour group of Councillors today supported the creation of a protocol for those being awarded the freedom of Carmarthenshire. Being awarded the...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Calsonic Redundancies

Plaid Cymru Llanelli have expressed serious concern following the announcement of 48 redundancies at the Calsonic Kansei plant based in Llethri Road . ...

Statement from Keith Davies AM & Nia Griffith MP on Calsonic...

Reacting to news of 48 redundancies at Calsonic Kansei from the manufacturing and manufacturing engineering areas of its Llanelli Plant. ...

Communities Minister calls for more women in positions of power and...

At last Wednesday's (24th April) launch of a major report on women in the Welsh workforce, Communities Minister, Huw Lewis, will speak of his...

Plaid Cymru anger over smokescreen on Prince Philip Hospital

Plaid Cymru representatives have reacted with anger over a smokescreen by the Labour party over changes in the shift patterns at Llanelli fire station...

AM Calls on Hywel Dda to be proactive on MMR jab

Llanelli AM Keith Davies has contacted Hywel Dda Local Health Board over plans to set up an MMR vaccination programme in the town. ...

AM concern as fire authority holds extraordinary meeting

Llanelli AM Keith Davies has said he will raise concerns over changes to crewing arrangements at the towns fire station, with the minister with...

AM and councillor back Welsh Government on tackling poverty

Llanelli AM Keith Davies has welcomed the Welsh Government’s clear message to ensure poverty is beaten out of our communities as swingeing cuts to...

Make NPower Pay their fair share of tax

Petition courtesy of 38 Degrees. Is Npower the new Starbucks? At the same time as hiking our energy bills, Npower are using accounting tricks...

New Anti-Poverty Champions begin work

The Welsh Government has asked all 22 councils across Wales to create new ‘Anti-Poverty Champions’ to help the poorest in society and protect those...

Llanelli Politicians to deliver letter to ORS as Concern over legal...

Nia Griffith MP and Keith Davies AM will be delivering a letter to the private research company, Opinion Research Service tomorrow (Tuesday 9th April...

Urgent your help needed – Save PPH – Tuesday 9th April...

Defend the Community Health Council (CHC) against the threat of legal action! Open letter from Suzy Curry I’m sure...

Iain Duncan Smith: Iain Duncan Smith to live on £53 a...

We don't normally get political in a direct way like this at Your Llanelli, but I think everyone should join this petition, even if...

Ask your MP to stop the government changing the law on...

We've recieved a petition today, which we think our readers should know about. If you are unemployed or about to be unemployed this...

First Minister welcomes French Ambassador to Wales

First Minister Carwyn Jones has given a warm Welsh welcome to France’s Ambassador to the UK Bernard Emié as the pair held talks in...

100 new bank apprenticeship jobs welcomed by the First Minister

The First Minister Carwyn Jones has welcomed the news that Barclays Bank is to create 100 new youth apprenticeship jobs in branches across Wales...

Llanelli AM calls for separate channel 3 licence for Wales

Labour AM Keith Davies has raised a Statement of Opinion (SOP) in the Assembly calling for a separate Channel 3 licence for Wales, by...

Good news on Burry Port Footbridge

Nia Griffith MP has welcomed news that the footbridge over Pembrey Burry Port Station is to be saved. “After my various...

PLAID CYMRU – Statement on Apprenticeships

Plaid Cymru's deal on apprenticeships with the Welsh Government in the recent budget negotiations will provide over 5500 people with valuable skills and opportunities...

AM holds meeting on future of Welsh language communities

Llanelli Labour AM Keith this week chaired a Cross Party Group meeting in the Assembly on the future of Welsh Language Communities. ...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Prince Phillip Hospital

It has just been announced this morning that Hywel Dda CHC (Community Health Council) are referring the decision over the future of Llanelli's A+E...

Statement from Keith Davies AM concerning the referral of health plans...

Llanelli AM, Keith Davies has responded to the decision by Hywel Dda Community Health Council (CHC) to refer proposals by the Hywel Dda Local...

Michael Dugher MP to speak at Llanelli dinner

By Robert Lloyd Michael Dugher MP to speak at Llanelli dinner The Llanelli Constituency Labour Party will be holding a Carvery Dinner at the...

Plaid Cymru St David's Day Dinner

Plaid Cymru are hosting a special St David's Day Dinner at the Thomas Arms Hotel in Llanelli.  The Dinner will take place on Saturday...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Food Banks

Plaid Cymru Llanelli has voiced concern about the effects of rising poverty on our communities. Increasingly we are seeing more and more food banks...

Keith Davies calls for Wales’ own flood forecasting service

Llanelli Labour AM Keith Davies will today ask Wales’ Environment Minister to consider incorporating a national flood forecasting service for Wales under the functions...

Nia welcomes 10p tax idea

Llanelli MP Nia Griffith, who was one of the first to challenge Gordon Brown on his abolition of the 10p tax rate, has welcomed...

Transatlantic deal sealed in San Francisco and welcomed by First Minister

Wales based Hydro Industries today (Tuesday 12th) announced a joint venture with T&T Salvage - one of the worlds’ largest and most successful salvage...

SOSPPAN urge public to email Community Health Council

SOSPPAN (Save our services at Prince Philip Hospital) are urging the Llanelli community to contact the Community Health Council (CHC) to voice their concerns...

Innovative collaboration will bring 100 jobs

A deal which will lead to the creation of 100 new jobs at a Llangennech based firm has been welcomed by Llanelli Assembly Member,...

Official Statement from Plaid Cymru regarding the consequences of Youth Unemployment

Plaid Cymru Llanelli have expressed alarming concern after research published recently by the Work Foundation Study revealed that Britain is now only behind Spain...

Keeping Llanelli’s Streets Safe

Keith Davies AM has spoken of the excellent work done by the Safer Llanelli Initiative. Recently launched, it puts partnership working at its...

Funding to alleviate poverty in most deprived communities

Funding has been announced for several Llanelli communities, as part of a Carmarthenshire Communities First cluster. £1,352,821 has been awarded as part of...

AM welcomes funding three times over for Llanelli

Keith Davies has congratulated three of Llanelli’s community organisations on securing funding as part of a Community Facility and Activities Programme (CFAP). Llanelli Tennis...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Council Tax Benefits

Plaid Cymru Llanelli have welcomed the news that the Welsh Government have finally listened and plugged the funding gap on Council Tax Benefits. After...

Labour Leader Welcomes Council Tax intervention

Carmarthenshire County Council Leader Kevin Madge, has welcomed a decision by the Welsh Labour Government to protect Wales from one of the most harsh...