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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Are you the next Richard Branson or Alan Sugar?

The search is on to find Carmarthenshire’s next Richard Branson or Alan Sugar. Budding entrepreneurs are being urged to enter this year’s Beacon Bursary competition,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 –...

Employment steady in last quarter of 2016

Unemployment fell by around 1,000 during the last quarter of 2016 (October – December), whilst there was a slight drop in employment across Wales. Commenting,...

Clarity urgently needed for Welsh businesses worst affected by rates rises

The Welsh Government must “avoid inflicting more damage on the rural economy” by bringing forward a detailed plan for supporting businesses worst affected by...

Calls for Kancoat apology go unheeded

The First Minister today rebuffed calls for an apology after a Public Accounts Committee revealed “significant failings” in the Welsh Government’s £3.4m investment in...

Tenders invited for mobile catering units

Gwahodd Tendrau am unedau arlwyo symudol Mae busnesau bwyd yn cael cynnig cyfle i weithredu unedau arlwyo bwyd twym ac oer ym Mharc Arfordirol y...

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...

Food Hygiene Ratings Success – update

Food Hygiene Ratings Success More than two thirds of food businesses in Carmarthenshire have achieved the top rating of five for food hygiene standards. And more...

FOOD HYGIENE RATINGS SUCCESS

FOOD HYGIENE RATINGS SUCCESS More than two thirds of food businesses in Carmarthenshire have achieved the top rating of five for food hygiene standards. And more...

Businesses invited to contractor engagement event

Businesses invited to contractor engagement event Businesses in the construction industry will get a chance to hear about the major opportunities open to them as...

First Minister ‘chasing headlines’ with Brexit grandstanding

First Minister ‘chasing headlines’ with Brexit grandstanding The First Minister has been accused of chasing headlines after using a trip to Norway to repeat his...

Calls for a Brexit trade plan to address over-reliance on EU...

Calls for a Brexit trade plan to address over-reliance on EU exports Welsh Conservatives have called on the Welsh Labour Government to develop a new...

Local Squabbles mustn’t get in the way of City Deal

Local Squabbles mustn’t get in the way of City Deal  A new report by the Growth & Competitiveness Commission has called for more collaborative working...

Jobs threat as Newport site set to close

Jobs threat as Newport site set to close Around 150 people face losing their jobs at a bakery in Newport today, following the announcement of...

Put aside prejudice to improve health of NHS and ease patient...

Put aside prejudice to improve health of NHS and ease patient gridlock A social care leader is calling for the authorities to put prejudice about...

Andrew RT Davies: Bottom-of-the-table GVA figures shows Welsh Labour “isn’t working”

Andrew RT Davies: Bottom-of-the-table GVA figures shows Welsh Labour “isn’t working” Wales is again at the bottom of a UK table measuring the strength of...

Glanamman Community Centre receives early Christmas gift from CETMA’s PC3Rs Project.

Glanamman Community Centre receives early Christmas gift from CETMA’s PC3Rs Project. Glanamman Community Centre today received an early Christmas gift when they received three refurbished...

Beware Unlicensed Taxi Drivers

Beware Unlicensed Taxi Drivers A WARNING has been sounded about rogue taxi drivers as the Christmas party season approaches. Licensing chiefs at the local authority are...

Welsh Conservatives’ “pause and review” call on planned school reforms

Welsh Conservatives’ “pause and review” call on planned school reforms The Welsh Government should “pause and review” planned reforms for its schools curriculum, say the...

Carmarthen business awarded prestigious status

Carmarthen business awarded prestigious status A recipe handed down by generations of a Carmarthen butcher’s family has been awarded protected status. Carmarthen Indoor Market’s Albert Rees...

NSPCC welcomes Assembly committee recommendation on healthy relationship education

NSPCC welcomes Assembly committee recommendation on healthy relationship education Commenting on a report by the Welsh Assembly’s Equalities Committee, which recommends healthy relationship lessons should...

Welsh Conservatives lead eleventh-hour charge against “crushing” business rate increases

Welsh Conservatives lead eleventh-hour charge against “crushing” business rate increases A Welsh Conservative Assembly Member has led an eleventh-hour charge for the Welsh Government not to...

Bynea Businessman Jailed

Bynea businessman jailed Carmarthenshire Trading Standards say the jailing of a Bynea businessman should sound a warning to others thinking about conning their customers with...

Drink Drive Campaign

Drink Drive Campaign Llanelli Scarlets are backing the Carmarthenshire County Council-led campaign to tackle drink driving this Christmas.   Hooker Ken Owens and outside half Rhys Patchell...

Three local men find work through help of employment project

Three local men find work through help of employment project Three men from Carmarthenshire have secured job success with Burns Pet Nutrition Company thanks to...

Llanelli Ladies are Doing it for Themselves: New business ‘Roasties’ launches...

Llanelli Ladies are Doing it for Themselves: New business Roasties launches today. Photo: First customer Izzy Brocklesby being served by Rhian Harris. Roasties Cafe Rhian Harries and...

A Coffee with Jake Brimble – Project

A Coffee with Jake Brimble - Project ‘Project’ a.k.a Jake Brimble is a 25-year-old graduate of Atrium Cardiff’s three year music course. I had the...

CARMARTHENSHIRE EVENT ORGANISERS CIRCLE

CARMARTHENSHIRE EVENT ORGANISERS CIRCLE A scheme to support event organisers in Carmarthenshire has been launched this week by Carmarthenshire County Council. The Carmarthenshire Event Organisers Circle...

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