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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.

What do Chooselife, Capel Hendre OAP Club and Glynhir golf club...

What do Chooselife, Capel Hendre OAP Club and Glynhir golf club have in common? The answer is that they are all celebrating grants from the...

3 Reasons Why Do Boilers Breakdown

Generally, combi boilers are sturdy, resilient and strong appliances that provide heating and warm water with no fuss for a long time. But there is...

CETMA APPEAL TO HELP OTHERS FOR THE FESTIVITIES! CAN YOU HELP?

At CETMA we are distributing Surplus Food to disadvantaged people in Llanelli. With Universal Credit being rolled out in just a few weeks, those who...

WALES – THOUGHTS OF HOME INSPIRE AWARD-WINNING TEXTILE ARTIST

Thoughts of home inspire award-winning textile artist The pretty, pastel-coloured houses which give Aberaeron harbour its distinctive charm have helped local textile artist Helen Evans...

DISTRESS SIGNAL FOR DOG OWNERS

DISTRESS SIGNAL FOR DOG OWNERS OVER eight in ten (84%) dog owners in Wales have revealed their pets are distressed by loud noises – and...

Decorating tips for new homeowners in West Wales

Decorating tips for new homeowners in West Wales If you have just entered the Welsh property market, then it is at the right time. Wales...

Eight Tips To Get You Exercising Today

Eight Tips To Get You Exercising Today Exercise can cause a flurry of different emotions. It can bring feelings of happiness, pain, achievement, frustration and...

Llanelli MP Nia Griffith Welcomes New Ty-Golau Sessions

MP welcomes new Ty-Golau sessions Nia Griffith MP visited the Llanelli and Kidwelly-based wellbeing group Ty-Golau this month to welcome a new weekly session for...

Tiny baby thrives thanks to ‘first class’ service at Singleton Hospital

Tiny baby thrives thanks to ‘first class’ service Weighing just 3lb 10oz when she was born, Rosie Cornelius’ mum admits “she was skin and bone”. Rosie’s...

Fake news not fooling kids who read, says BookTrust and leading...

Tuesday 18th September  – Today, BookTrust, as part of their Time to Read campaign argues the importance of visual literacy for children’s development. The...

Average rent in Wales down by over 2% as the rest...

AS UK RENTS RISE, WALES RENTAL PRICES DOWN OVER 2% IN LAST YEAR HOMELET’S Rental Index figures for August 2018 have been released. The headlines from...

Three Days Of Activities For Three Local Charities

Three Days Of Activities For Three Local Charities People travelled from far and wide to enjoy three days of activities to support three local charities...

One in four 14-year-old girls self-harm

One in four 14-year-old girls self-harm   Nearly a quarter of girls aged 14 (22%) said they had self-harmed in just a year according to a...

Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway Host Memorable Bank Holiday Event!

Today saw The Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway at Cynheidre hold a very successful event for the bank holiday (August 27). Over 200 people...

Year Of The Sea: Llanelli Yarn Bombing In Its Second Year

Second Year Running For Llanelli's Yarn Bombing: Year Of The Sea For two weeks of last August, knitted items started to appear around Llanelli’s Town...

NEW West Wales Chronicle Health & Fitness Columnist Jamie Stedman

The West Wales Chronicle would like to extend a warm welcome to our brand NEW columnist Jamie Stedman who will regularly feature through his...

UK parents spent an estimated £7.8 billion entertaining their children over...

UK Parents faced with £594 bill from entertaining their children this summer UK parents spent an estimated £7.8 billion entertaining their children over the...

Risk vs reward: How far are first time buyers willing to...

RISK VS REWARD: HOW FAR ARE FIRST TIME BUYERS  WILLING TO GO TO GET ON THE PROPERTY LADDER?   First time buyers are sacrificing health, relationships...

Free things to do this summer with kids in WALES

Disney launches its 24 Hour Challenge to inspire families to get active this summer with the chance to raise money for Unicef UK   In...

Crafty Seniors Community Project ‘Under The Sea’ During this term pupils of Ysgol Gymraeg Brynsierfel have been busily collecting recycling items for a special project,...

THE BIGGEST HOUSE VIEWING FAUX PAS REVEALED

Once a buyer decides to view a home, first impressions are crucial, so the house viewing needs to go as smoothly as possible. Propertymark...

Local Schoolgirls Inspired in STEM

Llanelli’s Assembly Member, Lee Waters, hosted an event in Burry Port on Monday to inspire local schoolgirls to consider taking up STEM - science,...

The trend and factors shaping the future of mobile gaming

Statistics released at the end of last year show just how much mobile gaming is growing. In 2017, mobile gaming made up an enormous...

Wales bucks the house value trend

It seems that while house prices stagnate or fall around the UK, in one part of the country, the housing boom is still in...

LOOKING TO DOWN-SIZE YOUR HOME? MAKE SURE YOU ‘RIGHT SIZE’

Top tips for moving to a smaller property, from NAEA Propertymark Moving to a new house can be an arduous task but when you...

STILL TIME TO SIGN UP!

There’s still some time left to sign up to CETMA’s Adult Learners Week 2018 courses! The courses are being held in the CETMA Business Centre...

Challenging tenants lead to mass exodus from Welsh rental market

Challenging tenants lead to mass exodus from Welsh rental market One in three landlords in Wales are considering selling their rental properties due to...

RECYCLE OLD CLOTHING TO HELP THE COMMUNITY

As way of carrying out CETMA’s good work and to help support their Community Based Projects such as their LGBTQ+ Group, the Mental Health...

More than half of homeowners in Wales don’t set aside money...

More than half of homeowners in Wales don’t set aside money for essential DIY and repairs, study finds   Welsh homeowners spend on average almost £400...

April HomeLet Rental Index figures show a rise in UK rents

UK RENTS RISE: APRIL HOMELET RENTAL INDEX FIGURES HOMELET’S Rental Index figures for April 2018 have been released. The headlines from this month’s report are: The...

First-time buyers pass up £9.4bn in free Lifetime ISA cash –...

WOULD-BE FIRST-TIME BUYERS PASS UP £9.4BN IN FREE CASH TO PUT TOWARDS A HOUSE DEPOSIT   * The Government is paying Lifetime ISA customers bonuses of...

Mobile libraries celebrate World Book Day

Carmarthenshire Mobile libraries have been joining in the World Book Day celebrations visiting schools across Carmarthenshire. Schoolchildren from Llanybydder, Hendy and Talley spent time choosing...

HALF TERM FUN

The Actif Holiday Club has a wide range of activities at local leisure centres to keep youngsters occupied during half term. The club is aimed...

5 Things You Need to Know About Home Schooling

5 Things You Need to Know About Home Schooling It is estimated that over 50,000 children in the UK are now being home schooled and...

February Half Term Family Activities / Gweithgareddau Hanner Tymor mis Chwefror

February Half Term Family Activities   Fun Family activities are lined up at Margam Park and Neath Port Talbot Libraries next week for the half term...

Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddle Walk for Save the Children returns this...

Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddle Walk for Save the Children returns this spring for nurseries and families   This Spring will see the return of the UK’s...

Canolfan Peniarth presents ‘Cyw’ resources to Cylch Meithrin Ffynnonwen/Canolfan Peniarth yn...

Canolfan Peniarth presents ‘Cyw’ resources to Cylch Meithrin Ffynnonwen Thursday 18th of January at 10am a representative from Canolfan Peniarth will visit Cylch Meithrin Ffynnonwen...

National NSPCC campaign to protect young children from sexual abuse launches...

National NSPCC campaign to protect young children from sexual abuse launches with new game and TV ad   Return of Pantosaurus the dinosaur to help...

Home Cleaning To Fit Your Need

Meta Description: When availing of home cleaning services for your residence, you should follow the following pieces of advice first. You have plenty of...

Smyths Toys reveal top toy for Christmas 2017

SMYTHS TOYS JOINS GROWING NUMBER OF RETAILERS HAILING THE JEDI TRAINING REMOTE AS THE TOP TOY FOR CHRISTMAS A miniature droid that resembles a Jedi...

Sialens Fach y Gaeaf / Winter Mini Challenge

Sialens Fach y Gaeaf   Mae Llyfrgelloedd Sir Gar wedi herio plant yn y sir i ddarllen tri llyfr yn ystod gwyliau’r Nadolig a’r Flwyddyn Newydd.   Mae’r...

Be safe, be seen/Hawdd eich Gweld – Haws eich Osgoi

Be safe, be seen Be safe and be seen this Halloween, is the message from Carmarthenshire County Council’s road safety team. To coincide with the clocks...

Half Term fun and games – Hwyl Hanner Tymor yr Hydref

Pumpkin and conker fun for half term Come and carve a pumpkin and have a conker fight! These are just two of the activities this...

Opportunity for Communities

Communities still have time to take over the running of the last remaining parks and playgrounds in Carmarthenshire. More than 80 per cent of park...

Llanelli to host Celtic Media Festival 2018 | Llanelli’n croesawu Gŵyl...

Llanelli to host Celtic Media Festival 2018   THE Celtic Media Festival 2018 will be held in Llanelli, it has been announced. Organisers have teamed up with...

Keep Glanymor Tidy – Saturday 23rd September

WORKING FOR OUR COMMUNITY - 'KEEP GLANYMOR TIDY'   This September, Keep Wales Tidy would like to invite you to Be involved, Be proud and Be Tidy.   Last year,...

Could Eating Chocolate Kill your Dog?

Without a doubt, one of the most widely recognized pet poisons is chocolate.  This favorite dessert is considered by many pet owners to be...

Pub Games — Why We Need to Bring Them Back

The world is obsessed with all things retro these days. Retro game consoles, retro clothing, there’s even a company that will build you a...

Wales’ Forever Home Revealed

The ideal 'forever home' for a resident in Wales is a four-bedroom, detached house in the country, with a sea view, worth 403,866 - and just...

EXAM RESULTS NIGHTMARE – RELATE CYMRU CAN HELP!

Managing exam results – tips for young people and parents With A-Level results now out and GCSE results just around the corner, many parents will be...

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