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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Plaid Cymru calls for air pollution to be seen as a...

Plaid Cymru is calling on the Welsh Government to show leadership and treat air pollution as a public health issue during a debate in...

Forestry scheme secures sustainable future for Welsh hill farm/Cynllun goedwigaeth yn...

Forestry scheme secures sustainable future for Welsh hill farm A Welsh hill farm has secured a sustainable future by planting 120 acres of forestry through...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN DECEMBER 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date:2nd. Event type: Cleanup. Location: Pembrey. Meeting point:Pembrey Library. Map link: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Pembrey+Library/@51.686345,-4.275237,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x6feea0c3984511f3!8m2!3d51.686345!4d-4.275237 Time:9.30am – 10.30am. Bring along (if possible):Gloves, hi vis. Physicality level:Low. Suitability:All welcome.   Date: 4th. Event type: Cleanup. Location: Upper Tumble. Meeting point: Darren...

SHOULD MOTOR VEHICLES HAVE ACCESS TO GREEN LANES? LORDS TO CONSIDER...

SHOULD MOTOR VEHICLES HAVE ACCESS TO GREEN LANES? LORDS TO CONSIDER ACCESS ISSUES The Select Committee on the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006...

TAKING PRIDE IN YOUR PATCH

The Dafen Row area of Glanymor, Llanelli, was targeted for a recent litter pick with volunteers turning out to help. They cleared litter from grass...

Excellent water quality rating for Cefn Sidan/Ansawdd y dŵr yng Nghefn...

Excellent water quality rating for Cefn Sidan ALTHOUGH only the hardiest of souls would be brave enough to take a dip there at the...

Growing the Future – Tyfu’r Dyfodol

Growing the Future is a pan-Wales programme which will see seven new jobs created at the Botanic Garden in Carmarthenshire. The project has received £2.3...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN NOVEMBER 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE

Date: 6th. Event type: River cleanup. Location: Glanamman. Meeting point: Entrance of Geryr Afon. Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.806983,-3.924608&hl=en&num=1&t=m&z=16 Time: 10am – 12pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves, wellingtons, waders. Physicality level: Medium. Suitability:...

Don’t be fooled by Japanese knotweed’s winter hibernation

  It’s that time of year again when Japanese knotweed’s growing season draws to a close and the plant dies away, but specialists Environet are...

Water sampling programme scaled back | Cwtogi ar raglen samplu dŵr

Cwtogi ar raglen samplu dŵr MAE Bwrdd Gweithredol Cyngor Sir Caerfyrddin wedi cytuno na fydd y dŵr ar Draeth y Dwyrain, Porth Tywyn yn...

HOW WILL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES CHANGE AFTER BREXIT? LORDS TO HEAR EVIDENCE

THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL COMMUNITIES ACT 2006 WILL CONTINUE TAKING EVIDENCE FOR ITS INQUIRY ON TUESDAY 24 OCTOBER. THE COMMITTEE WILL...

Residents smash recycling targets three years early/Trigolion yn curo targedau ailgylchu...

Residents smash recycling targets three years early RECYCLING rates in Carmarthenshire have rocketed, beating a statutory recycling target three years early. Figures released by Welsh...

BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES AHEAD OF EX-TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA’S UK ARRIVAL

On 30th anniversary of the 1987 Great Storm, windy weather forecast for the west of the UK - protect your home and business now ...

Datblygu llwybr yn Sir Gaerfyrddin/A trail in the making

Datblygu llwybr yn Sir Gaerfyrddin   Mae llwybr yn cael ei ddatblygu yn Sir Gaerfyrddin ac mae gwaith parhaus yn cael ei wneud ar y trywyddau...

Waste and Tyre Amnesty in Pencader/Amnest Gwastraff a Theiars ym Mhencader

Waste and Tyre Amnesty in Pencader Householders in Pencader and the surrounding areas are being urged to have a clear out. A waste and tyre amnesty is...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN OCTOBER 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: Oct 2nd. Event type: Cleanup. Location: Dafen Pond, Llanelli. Meeting point: Pond car park. Map link: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/51%C2%B041'29.3%22N+4%C2%B007'46.6%22W/@51.69146,-4.1318097,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d51.69146!4d-4.129621 Time: 10am – 12pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves. Physicality level:...

Ramblers Cymru need your voice for the future of walking in...

In their recent 10 year vision, Ramblers Cymru mapped out how Wales can be a happier, healthier nation where walking is at the heart of every...

Caerphilly eco-group wins £1,000 following UK-wide campaign

Eco-Explore Community Interest Company, a Caerphilly not-for-profit organisation, has been selected to receive 1,000 after applying for funding from organic skin and haircare brand Green People....

Your Park Needs Your Vote

Four Neath Port Talbot parks are in the running in a public vote for the title of the UK’s favourite green space. Following a successful...

Manx Shearwaters ashore – Advice

Hello all,   Its fledging time for around 300,000 Manx Shearwater chicks from Skomer, Skokholm and Ramsey, and this week, they are heading out into a...

 Mid-Wales “blackout” on electric vehicle charge points/Y Canolbarth yn “smotyn du”...

Plaid Cymru highlights inadequate for electric vehicles The Welsh Government needs to address a “blackout” on electric vehicle charging points in mid Wales, Plaid Cymru...

Please Vote Wildlife Watch

Cetma’s Wildlife Watch Litter Pickers Project has been shortlisted by The Skipton Building Society’s Grassroots Giving initiative!   The Project’s aim is to clean up rural,...

The carbon-heavy habits we all need to STOP

In June, Go Compare Energy created a carbon footprint calculator to measure the nation's carbon emissions. Now the results are in and they're shocking: *...

Ysgol Bro Tawe Takes Part in Energy Efficiency Pilot

TEST OF SCHOOL RESOURCES SHOWS HOW NEW POSITIVE ENERGY HABITS IN FAMILIES CAN BE ENCOURAGED AT SCHOOL _ _ Smart Energy GB, the voice of the smart meter...

Festival of Orchids – Gŵyl y Tegeirianau

Orchids bright and beautiful Need help with your orchids? Then the National Botanic Garden of Wales is the place to be on Saturday and Sunday,...

WELSH GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS BAN ON MICROBEADS TO PLAID CYMRU

In response to a question from Plaid Cymru, the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths has indicated the Welsh Government intends to...

Ceredigion Council still top when it comes to recycling

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs Simon Thomas has welcomed that Plaid led Ceredigion Council continues to be the top...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 1st. Event type: Cleanup. Location: Burry Port. Meeting point: Multi use games arena. Map link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CX276i47ldBG5PzLQqtAsyYTj0w&usp=sharing Time: 10am – 12pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves, hi vis jacket. Physicality level:...

Funding boost moves Tywi Valley Path up a gear

PROPOSALS to create a 16-mile walking and cycling path between Carmarthen and Llandeilo have moved up a gear thanks to a funding boost.   The Tywi...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN AUGUST 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 7th. Event type: River cleanup. Location: Glanamman. Meeting point: Entrance of Ger yr Afon. Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.806983,-3.924608&hl=en&num=1&t=m&z=16 Time: 10am – 12pm. Bring along (if possible): Gloves, wellingtons,...

LORDS COMMITTEE CALL FOR EVIDENCE ON THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL...

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 has today formally launched its call for evidence. The Committee...

Discover fun and adventure at the Royal Welsh/Dewch o hyd i...

!” VISITORS to this year’s Royal Welsh Agricultural Show can discover fun and adventure at Carmarthenshire’s marquee. As this year’s host county, Carmarthenshire is planning a...

Woodland Trust Tree Packs and the Long Forest Project

Free trees for schools & communities We’ve got thousands of free tree packs to give away! We want to make sure that everybody in the UK...

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...

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...

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,...

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:...

Food Safety Week June 19-25

Carmarthenshire environmental health officers are urging residents to take care with how they store food in the fridge. They are emphasising the importance as part...

Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Chief Executive Challenge

A legendary challenge has been set for the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Chief Executive Steve Hughson and his assistant Aled Jones to celebrate that...

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN JUNE 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 6th. Event type: Working party (grass cutting, tree pruning, cleaning up). Location: Capel Libanus near Llansadwrn. Meeting point: Outside chapel grounds. Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.969997,-3.91993&hl=en&num=1&t=m&z=16 Time: 10am – 3pm. Bring...

fish hook

Hi, One of our dedicated litter pickers sent this to me:- Have just had some horrible news from a close friend who was walking her daughter’s...

Causing unnecessary suffering to cattle

A Carmarthenshire farmer and his company have been fined £17,000 for causing unnecessary suffering to cattle left on a marsh. Alex Holland and Big House...

Spring Clean Cymru March Events 2017

The following events are part of Spring Clean Cymru 2017:   Date: 1st. Event type: Big Beach Clean. Location: Cefn Sidan. Meeting point: Car park 2 in Pembrey Country...

Spring Clean Cymru

There will be a high profile event in Carms to mark the start of the campaign, and this will be a beach clean on...

Expert guide unlocks snowdrop secrets

Expert guide unlocks snowdrop secrets Snowdrops are the centre of attention for a special weekend devoted to these pretty, delicate harbingers of spring - taking...

Welsh Conservatives back findings of tidal lagoon review

Welsh Conservatives back findings of tidal lagoon review Welsh Conservatives have backed the findings of an independent review - published this morning at 11am -...

Wildlife Walks... Saturday 10th - Dinefwr Castle Walk - Meet 10am in Llandeilo main car park (£1 charge) Tuesday 13th - Sandy Water Park - Meet...

Scottish Hunting Law Review Agrees with League and Police Scotland That...

Scottish Hunting Law Review Agrees with League and Police Scotland That Legislation Needs Strengthening The League Against Cruel Sports has welcomed the findings from Lord...
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