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PEMBROKE ROAD RAILWAY BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IN HAVERFORDWEST TO BE COMPLETED THIS...

Pembroke Road railway bridge replacement in Haverfordwest to be completed this weekend Haverfordwest residents are reminded that essential work to replace Pembroke Road railway bridge...

Local scuba diving club celebrates 20 Years with a beach clean-up...

Local scuba diving club celebrates 20 Years with a beach clean-up in Burry Port Ammanford Sub-Aqua Club (ASAC) recently held a litter-pick and scavenger hunt...

COMMUNITY – Llanelli MP Nia Griffith joins skip day in Tyisha

Llanelli MP joins skip day in Tyisha   Llanelli’s MP Nia Griffith joined residents in Tyisha for a community skip day on Saturday (15th December), which...

Gove announces bolstered Fisheries Bill and £37m Brexit boost for UK...

Michael Gove today announced a strengthening of the law and new money to ensure the whole of the UK’s fishing industry prospers as we...

Statement from Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water 27 November 2018

RE: Update on RainScape in Llanelli   Teresa O’Neill, Welsh Water’s RainScape project manager;    “Last month our innovative RainScape works in Llanelli were put to the test...

Bill Oddie backs Ben Lake MP’s call for urgent ban on...

Bill Oddie backs Ben Lake MP’s call for urgent ban on trophy hunting imports New figures released this week show that nearly 400 hunting trophies...

COUNCILLOR SEAN REES TO CALL FOR FURTHER IMPROVEMENTS FROM TRANSPORT FOR...

Councillor meeting with Transport For Wales in call for further improvements... "This Friday, I will be meeting with representatives from the new rail franchise for...

LEE WATERS AM – MY TRAVEL PASS TO DOUBLE ELIGIBILITY

My Travel Pass to double eligibility Local Assembly Member Lee Waters has welcomed the extension of the MyTravelPass discounted bus travel scheme for younger people...

MET OFFICE ISSUES AMBER WARNING FOR HEAVY RAIN AND YELLOW FOR...

WEATHER WARNING! The Met Office has issued an amber warning for heavy rain for this afternoon and evening, and a yellow warning for wind. Natural Resources...

NEWS UPDATE – NEW LEISURE CENTRE AT HEART OF LLANELLI WELLNESS...

New leisure centre at heart of Llanelli’s Wellness Village plans A cutting-edge new leisure centre that will give a major boost to health, fitness and...

FREE SUPPORT FOR HERD HEALTH AND DISEASE CONTROL

Free support for herd health and disease control    Dairy farmers in Wales are being invited to apply for financial and technical support to improve herd...

HOMEBUYERS BEWARE OF WINTER JAPANESE KNOTWEED CONCEALMENT!

Homebuyers beware of winter Japanese knotweed concealment! Japanese knotweed dies back in autumn, making it easy for sellers to obscure Homebuyers seeking a property to buy this...

FARMING CONNECT EXPERTS SCOOP TRIO OF AWARDS!

Best in show! Congratulations to the Farming Connect experts who scooped up a trio of top awards at this year’s Farmers Weekly Awards. Sheep farmers John and Sarah...

NEW WAVES CRASH ONTO TENBY BEACH TO RAISE AWARENESS OF INDONESIA...

NEW WAVE CRASHES ONTO TENBY BEACH TO RAISE AWARENESS OF INDONESIA TSUNAMI APPEAL An extra wave has swept over Tenby’s North Beach in Pembrokeshire this...

Eighty-six farmers from across Wales are taking part in innovative EIP...

  Eighty-six farmers from across Wales are taking part in innovative EIP Wales projects    European Innovation Partnership (EIP) Wales is excited to have now approved 16 novel projects...

NEWS UPDATE – Firefighters from Llandysul evacuate TWELVE properties due to...

NEWS UPDATE Yesterday (October 14) at 11:45am, firefighters from Llandysul were called to a flood related incident in Station Road, near the Tyweli River. On attendance...

FAIR FUNDING FOR FARMERS ACROSS ALL PARTS OF THE UK

FAIR FUNDING FOR FARMERS ACROSS ALL PARTS OF THE UK   Independent panel will look at how funding supports the needs of England, Scotland, Wales and...

NEWS UPDATE – Weather warning – Storm Callum

Storm Callum Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to cause significant disruption and difficult road conditions across many parts of Wales during Friday and...

More action needed on Sandy Road, say local representatives

More action needed on Sandy Road, say local representatives Llanelli’s MP and AM urged officers from Carmarthenshire County Council to take stronger action on Sandy...

Oxfam scales up response to deadly Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

  Oxfam scales up response to deadly Indonesia earthquake and tsunami   Oxfam and partner organisations are scaling up their response to support 500,000 people after the Indonesian Government announced...

Where does Cardiff rank in the UK’s greenest cities?

We all love spending time in the great outdoors, whether that’s taking time to sit out in your garden, or venturing further afield. However,...

SCIENTIFIC SUPPORT FOR MONDAY’S NUCLEAR MUD INJUNCTION

Campaigners will gather outside Cardiff’s Civil Courts on Monday 17th September at 1pm. The hearing will begin at 2pm. It will be argued that beginning...

Last Minute Legal challenge against Hinkley nuclear mud dump submitted to...

The Campaign Against Hinkley Mud Dumping has today submitted papers to court in order to seek an injunction to prevent the dumping of mud,...

Report To Look Into Fly Infestation Problems!

Following pressure from Llanelli Town Council, Carmarthenshire County Council's Environmental and Public Protection Scrutiny Committee have now requested that County Council Officers produce a...

Wildlife flourishes in Wales with return to sustainable farming

A pioneering new project that involves reverting back to traditional 1940s farming methods has transformed a stretch of coastline in Wales into a haven...

Neil McEvoy AM demands answers from the board of NRW over...

Neil McEvoy has written to the board of NRW to demand answers about the safety of mud that is to be dredged from outside...

Spotted a green bike? /Ydych chi wedi gweld beic gwyrdd?

Spotted a green bike?   DISTINCTIVE green bikes have been located around Carmarthenshire to mark the route of the Tour of Britain on September 2. The...

Sea Cadets launches #ScrapPlastic challenge

SEA CADETS LAUNCHES #SCRAPPLASTIC CHALLENGE   TODAY WE’RE LAUNCHING OUR #SCRAPPLASTIC CHALLENGE, ENCOURAGING SEA CADETS – AND YOU – TO REDUCE YOUR PLASTIC USE OVER 13...

25 REASONS WHY THE WELSH HATE THE BEACH

25 REASONS WHY THE WELSH HATE THE BEACH   RUBBISH floating on the waves, seagulls nicking your food, other people's music blaring out and Millennials posing...

FORGET THE NEIGHBOUR’S DOGS AND CATS – SOME OF THE WORLD’S...

FROM DEADLY SNAKES AND CROCODILES, TO LIONS, LEOPARDS, BEARS AND EVEN AN ELEPHANT -  BORN FREE REVEALS THAT NEARLY 5,000 DANGEROUS WILD ANIMALS ARE...

Plastic Is Killing our Oceans – Here’s What You Need To...

  Approximately 40% of the world’s 7.6 billion people live within 62 miles (100km) of an ocean coast. For the other 60%, some of whom...

New project seeks Welsh volunteers to help save one of the...

NEW PROJECT SEEKS WELSH VOLUNTEERS TO HELP SAVE ONE OF THE WORLD’S RAREST SHARKS COULD LOCAL COMMUNITIES HELP SAVE THE CRITICALLY ENDANGERED ANGELSHARK?   In an exciting...

Pasture for Pollinator project – Press launch event

The Boat House & Marina and Newhall Farm, Chirk, Wrexham LL14 5AD The dwindling population of wild bees and other pollinators in the UK poses...

NETWORK RAIL OPENS THE FLOODGATES TO JAPANESE KNOTWEED CLAIMS

LEADING JAPANESE KNOTWEED REMOVAL FIRM ENVIRONET COMMENTS ON THE __VERDICT_ _ OF NETWORK RAIL’S APPEAL IN THE WAISTELL VS NETWORK RAIL CASE, ANNOUNCED TODAY._   The...

Fewer than one fifth of people in Britain can identify Japanese...

New YouGov research highlights lack of awareness putting homeowners at risk New research released today reveals that fewer than one fifth (19%) of Brits who...

Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Response to Swansea Bay Tidal Project Announcement

RESPONSE FROM THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS TO THE GOVERNMENT’S ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT THE SWANSEA BAY TIDAL PROJECT:   Dr Jenifer Baxter, Head of Engineering at the...

UK GOVERNMENT PULLS SUPPORT FOR SWANSEA BAY TIDAL LAGOON – FRIENDS...

RESPONDING TO TODAY’S DECISION BY THE UK GOVERNMENT NOT TO SUPPORT THE BUILDING OF THE  SWANSEA BAY TIDAL LAGOON, HAF ELGAR, DIRECTOR OF FRIENDS...

82% of Brits in favour of ‘Isle of Hedgehog’ in wake...

ISLE OF HEDGEHOG   BRITONS ARE OVERWHELMINGLY IN FAVOUR OF DRASTIC ACTION, INCLUDING  FREEING UP UK ISLANDS TO CREATE PREDATOR-FREE SAFE HAVENS FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES, IN ORDER TO...

Tackling air pollution must be a top priority, with two thirds...

TACKLING AIR POLLUTION MUST BE A TOP PRIORITY, WITH TWO THIRDS OF SURVEY RESPONDENTS CONCERNED ABOUT EFFECTS ON HEALTH The BHF says a new Clean...

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water using artificial intelligence for transformation

Infosys Releases New Capabilities for its AI-powered Enterprise Service Management Café   UK-based water company taps this solution based on ServiceNow to improve its core business...

Over two fifths of UK children worried about air pollution near...

* UK’S BIGGEST SURVEY OF CHILDREN’S ATTITUDES TOWARDS AIR POLLUTION * GOVERNMENT URGED TO REDUCE AIR POLLUTION NEAR SCHOOLS GATES   Over two fifths (43%) of children...

Council bans single-use plastics in its buildings

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council has committed to reducing its use of single use plastics and to continue raising awareness of environmental issues. Pontyberem ward councillor Liam...

TRANSFORM THE SCHOOL RUN TO EASE CONGESTION IN WALES

* The school run is accountable for nearly a quarter (24%) of traffic at peak times and contributes significantly to the financial drain that...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN APRIL 2018 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 7th. Event type: Working party (litter picking, clearing windblown trees, path improvements, drainage work, Christmas tree management or anything else that may arise). Location: Troserch...

JOIN THE BIGGEST BIG SPRING BEACH CLEAN EVER!

Surfers Against Sewage call upon 20,000 beach clean volunteers to capture ‘avoidable plastic’ evidence at 550 coastal and river locations nationwide This April 7th –...

WALES HAS ‘BELOW AVERAGE’ ELECTRIC VEHICLE INFRASTRUCTURE

  Private investment in chargepoint infrastructure is "urgent," says HSBC   The Wales population has low access to publicly-funded electric vehicle infrastructure relative to other parts of...

Welsh environmental campaigner wins UK award for getting Wales buzzing

Friends of the Earth Cymru Campaigns and Development Manager Bleddyn Lake has won the annual Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK) 'Outstanding Leadership' award which seeks...

Cold snap lulls homeowners into false sense of security as emergence...

Homeowners blighted by destructive Japanese knotweed may be hoping that the plant has died when it fails to emerge from its winter hibernation as...

Climate change to put iconic Welsh dish at risk

Climate change to put iconic Welsh dish at risk New report from WWF, launched ahead of Earth Hour, also finds a cheese ploughman's contributes more...

Daffodil Day – Diwrnod Cennin Pedr

Daffodil Day Daffodils will be the centre of attention for a special day devoted to Wales’ national flower – taking place at the National Botanic...

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