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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...

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...

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for a generation

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 for a generation

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 exports

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...

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...

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...

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 today.

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...

Businesses fear post-Brexit era — planning for a new future

Businesses fear post-Brexit era -- planning for a new future 64% of businesses say Brexit vote has negatively impacted their growth potential - nearly half...

Poundworld guilty of selling faulty phone charger kits

Poundworld guilty of selling faulty phone charger kits   Giant discount retailer Poundworld has been prosecuted by Carmarthenshire County Council and ordered to pay more than...

RURAL ENTERPRISE FUND MAKES FIRST AWARD

RURAL ENTERPRISE FUND MAKES FIRST AWARD A fund to encourage rural businesses in Carmarthenshire to develop new and existing business premises, where new jobs are...

Santa Claus visits CETMA’s First Ever Christmas Fayre on Saturday 17th December – All...

Santa Claus visits CETMA on Saturday 17th December It’s just over week for Santa Claus to star in the first ever CETMA (Community, Engagement, Technology,...

Fraud awareness poster wins national award

Fraud awareness poster wins national award The work of Carmarthenshire Trading Standards to support the wellbeing of vulnerable people has been recognised with a national...

The top cities and sectors for UK job growth

The top cities and sectors for UK job growth CV-Library has revealed the top ten breakdowns of the cities and sectors leading the way for...
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Small Business Saturday – Secure A Stronger Future For Our Town Centre…

Small Business Saturday - Secure A Stronger Future For Our Town Centre...  Sean Rees, Plaid Cymru’s Campaign Manager in Llanelli has today showed his support...

Property Owners in Ammanford urged to apply for grants to develop business premises

Property owners in Ammanford are being urged to apply for grants to develop their business premises. Applications are being invited for the Ammanford Regeneration Development...

DAVIES: Labour’s hypocrisy over Ford plant

DAVIES: Labour's hypocrisy over Ford plant The leader of the Welsh Conservatives has today criticised Labour’s ‘hypocrisy’ over the Ford plant in Bridgend after it...

Glittering prize for Plas Pilipala

Glittering prize for Plas Pilipala The campaign to promote Plas Pilipala – the tropical Butterfly House at the National Botanic Garden of Wales – has...

Doggy Detectives! Have you inspected the world’s first pet review site?

Doggy Detectives! Have you inspected the world’s first pet review site? The world’s first online dog product review and reseller site for all breeds of...

Llanelli’s BNI Business Network host first awards dinner

Llanelli's busy BNI business network members will be hosting their first awards dinner on Friday. It is being held at 7.30pm on Friday, November 18,...

Sales and Marketing Agency Considering Further Expansion in Cardiff

Sales and Marketing Agency Considering Further Expansion in Cardiff   Sales & marketing agency, A. Innova, are considering setting up a second office space in Cardiff. The...

UK at risk of Brexit brain drain, warns ACCA

With the UK government seemingly committed to sacrificing freedom of movement in pursuit of a ‘hard’ Brexit, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)...

Just a few weeks left for landlords to register

Landlords in Carmarthenshire are being reminded that there are just weeks left before the deadline to register under the new housing laws introduced in...

Fresh doubts cast over Circuit of Wales project after Welsh Government steps in to...

More questions have been raised over the financial viability of the Heads of the Valleys Development Company (HOTVDC) – tasked with delivering the Circuit...

Welsh Government fails to employ a single apprentice

Plaid calls on government to set a good example The Welsh Government failed to employ a single apprentice last year, despite a manifesto pledge calling...

“A thriving, vibrant, safe, and sustainable seafood industry”

Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths today described a vision of a ‘thriving, vibrant, safe, and sustainable seafood industry for Wales’. The...
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New Fellows in Sêr Cymru II announced

Wales’ Chief Scientific Advisor Professor Julie Williams has welcomed some of the world’s best scientific research talent to their new posts. The 51 new Fellows...

Concern over 66 BA job cuts at Cardiff Airport maintenance facility

Leader of the Welsh Conservatives and South Wales Central AM, Andrew RT Davies, said:   “These proposals are worrying, particularly with a  view to the firm’s...

Employment project to hold weekly outreach sessions throughout Pembrokeshire

Workways+ is now holding weekly outreach sessions at Old Bridge, Haverfordwest and The Old Library, Milford Haven. Members of the Workways+ team will be...

Welsh businesses are the gloomiest about growth

  Albion Ventures’ fourth Albion Growth Report shows that 73% of SMEs predict growth over the next years Finding skilled staff the biggest concern...

Slaughtered cattle up 38% in Wales as new stats reveal Labour’s TB failure

New Bovine TB statistics released by the Welsh Government once again highlight Welsh Labour’s failure to eradicate the disease in Wales.   The figures reveal that...
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Extra £850,000 EU funds to drive research in Wales’ engineering sector

An extra £850,000 of EU funding to help drive Wales’ engineering sector forward has been announced by Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford. The funding will enable...

Welsh expertise on show at MRO Europe

Six companies from Wales will be showcasing some of the best that Welsh aerospace industry has to offer at MRO Europe this October –...

Economy Secretary in Japan to strengthen links with Wales

Economy Secretary, Ken Skates will be in Japan this week as part of the Welsh Government’s ongoing work to strengthen trade links with its...

Former restaurant boss Helen tastes success in new career

A brave decision by a former restaurant manager to change her career has paid off for a care worker who is now in line...

Farmers’ voices must be top of the agenda in UK negotiations with the EU

Farming industry representatives have met in Llanelwedd, Powys, for a conference on farming in Wales post-Brexit.   Hundreds attended the event, organised by the Farmers Union...

Successful first season for the Boathouse

A new family friendly restaurant in Saundersfoot has had a successful first season of trading and is looking forward with confidence to the Autumn. The...

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