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Llanelli, UK
Monday, December 11, 2017

AM Calls on Hywel Dda to be proactive on MMR jab

Llanelli AM Keith Davies has contacted Hywel Dda Local Health Board over plans to set up an MMR vaccination programme in the town. ...

AM concern as fire authority holds extraordinary meeting

Llanelli AM Keith Davies has said he will raise concerns over changes to crewing arrangements at the towns fire station, with the minister with...

AM and councillor back Welsh Government on tackling poverty

Llanelli AM Keith Davies has welcomed the Welsh Government’s clear message to ensure poverty is beaten out of our communities as swingeing cuts to...

Make NPower Pay their fair share of tax

Petition courtesy of 38 Degrees. Is Npower the new Starbucks? At the same time as hiking our energy bills, Npower are using accounting tricks...

New Anti-Poverty Champions begin work

The Welsh Government has asked all 22 councils across Wales to create new ‘Anti-Poverty Champions’ to help the poorest in society and protect those...

Llanelli Politicians to deliver letter to ORS as Concern over legal...

Nia Griffith MP and Keith Davies AM will be delivering a letter to the private research company, Opinion Research Service tomorrow (Tuesday 9th April...

Urgent your help needed – Save PPH – Tuesday 9th April...

Defend the Community Health Council (CHC) against the threat of legal action! Open letter from Suzy Curry I’m sure...

Iain Duncan Smith: Iain Duncan Smith to live on £53 a...

We don't normally get political in a direct way like this at Your Llanelli, but I think everyone should join this petition, even if...

Ask your MP to stop the government changing the law on...

We've recieved a petition today, which we think our readers should know about. If you are unemployed or about to be unemployed this...

First Minister welcomes French Ambassador to Wales

First Minister Carwyn Jones has given a warm Welsh welcome to France’s Ambassador to the UK Bernard Emié as the pair held talks in...

100 new bank apprenticeship jobs welcomed by the First Minister

The First Minister Carwyn Jones has welcomed the news that Barclays Bank is to create 100 new youth apprenticeship jobs in branches across Wales...

Llanelli AM calls for separate channel 3 licence for Wales

Labour AM Keith Davies has raised a Statement of Opinion (SOP) in the Assembly calling for a separate Channel 3 licence for Wales, by...

Good news on Burry Port Footbridge

Nia Griffith MP has welcomed news that the footbridge over Pembrey Burry Port Station is to be saved. “After my various...

PLAID CYMRU – Statement on Apprenticeships

Plaid Cymru's deal on apprenticeships with the Welsh Government in the recent budget negotiations will provide over 5500 people with valuable skills and opportunities...

AM holds meeting on future of Welsh language communities

Llanelli Labour AM Keith this week chaired a Cross Party Group meeting in the Assembly on the future of Welsh Language Communities. ...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Prince Phillip Hospital

It has just been announced this morning that Hywel Dda CHC (Community Health Council) are referring the decision over the future of Llanelli's A+E...

Statement from Keith Davies AM concerning the referral of health plans...

Llanelli AM, Keith Davies has responded to the decision by Hywel Dda Community Health Council (CHC) to refer proposals by the Hywel Dda Local...

Michael Dugher MP to speak at Llanelli dinner

By Robert Lloyd Michael Dugher MP to speak at Llanelli dinner The Llanelli Constituency Labour Party will be holding a Carvery Dinner at the...

Plaid Cymru St David's Day Dinner

Plaid Cymru are hosting a special St David's Day Dinner at the Thomas Arms Hotel in Llanelli.  The Dinner will take place on Saturday...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Food Banks

Plaid Cymru Llanelli has voiced concern about the effects of rising poverty on our communities. Increasingly we are seeing more and more food banks...

Keith Davies calls for Wales’ own flood forecasting service

Llanelli Labour AM Keith Davies will today ask Wales’ Environment Minister to consider incorporating a national flood forecasting service for Wales under the functions...

Nia welcomes 10p tax idea

Llanelli MP Nia Griffith, who was one of the first to challenge Gordon Brown on his abolition of the 10p tax rate, has welcomed...

Transatlantic deal sealed in San Francisco and welcomed by First Minister

Wales based Hydro Industries today (Tuesday 12th) announced a joint venture with T&T Salvage - one of the worlds’ largest and most successful salvage...

SOSPPAN urge public to email Community Health Council

SOSPPAN (Save our services at Prince Philip Hospital) are urging the Llanelli community to contact the Community Health Council (CHC) to voice their concerns...

Innovative collaboration will bring 100 jobs

A deal which will lead to the creation of 100 new jobs at a Llangennech based firm has been welcomed by Llanelli Assembly Member,...

Official Statement from Plaid Cymru regarding the consequences of Youth Unemployment

Plaid Cymru Llanelli have expressed alarming concern after research published recently by the Work Foundation Study revealed that Britain is now only behind Spain...

Keeping Llanelli’s Streets Safe

Keith Davies AM has spoken of the excellent work done by the Safer Llanelli Initiative. Recently launched, it puts partnership working at its...

Funding to alleviate poverty in most deprived communities

Funding has been announced for several Llanelli communities, as part of a Carmarthenshire Communities First cluster. £1,352,821 has been awarded as part of...

AM welcomes funding three times over for Llanelli

Keith Davies has congratulated three of Llanelli’s community organisations on securing funding as part of a Community Facility and Activities Programme (CFAP). Llanelli Tennis...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Council Tax Benefits

Plaid Cymru Llanelli have welcomed the news that the Welsh Government have finally listened and plugged the funding gap on Council Tax Benefits. After...

Labour Leader Welcomes Council Tax intervention

Carmarthenshire County Council Leader Kevin Madge, has welcomed a decision by the Welsh Labour Government to protect Wales from one of the most harsh...

Hywel Dda Health Board's consultation fiasco!

By Tony Flatley, SOSPPAN Secretary. I attended the Hywel Dda consultation fiasco yesterday along with other committee members and it quickly became farcical from...

MP calls on Board to heed PPH clinicians

Following yesterday’s announcement by the Health Board, Nia Griffith MP is calling on the Hywel Dda Board to listen to the clinicians at Prince...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Prince Philip Hospital

Plaid Cymru in Llanelli has reacted angrily to today's announcement regarding future health care provision at Prince Philip Hospital especially regarding the Accident and...

MP slams new £100 standing charge for electricity

Nia Griffith MP has slammed the new £100 standing charge levied by local electricity provider Swalec (now part of SSE) as a real kick...

MP criticises Tory bedroom tax

Commenting on Government cuts in housing benefit, Nia Griffith MP said: “The Tory-led UK Government’s half-baked proposals to reduce local caps...

Nia welcomes prompt response from BT on superfast broadband

In response to her letter enquiring about the roll-out of superfast broadband for residents and businesses in the Llanelli constituency, Nia Griffith MP has...

Nia seeking to speed up broadband roll-out

Nia Griffith MP has written to BT bosses, demanding to know what is happening about the roll-out of broadband in the Llanelli area. Explaining...

Nia slams rail fare rise

Nia Griffith MP has condemned above average increases in local rail fares as a massive burden on local commuters and a drag on the...

“Have a heart to heart about organ donation and help make...

Children waiting for life-saving organ transplants have received a special Christmas visit from the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones today (Weds 19th Dec)....

AM highlights importance of domestic abuse Christmas campaign

Keith Davies AM has backed a publicity campaign warning Christmas can be a catalyst for domestic abuse in families where there is already a...

Labour Group Supports Live Broadcast of Council Meetings

The Labour Councillors of Carmarthenshire County Council backed live streaming of full Council meetings today, over allowing the public to film from the gallery....

UK standard of living drops to sixth highest in Europe

In 2011, the standard of living in the UK dropped two places to the sixth highest in Europe, according to new figures recorded by...

No reduction in Doctors call as LHB undertakes final review of...

Llanelli AM Keith Davies has written to the Hywel Dda Health Board seeking assurances over the evaluation of responses to the Your Health, Your...

AM’s congratulate Carmarthenshire Health team on MND Awards

Keith Davies and Rebecca Evans AM’s hosted an Assembly event for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA), where the Carmarthenshire team picked up awards...

UK Government heeds the Welsh Government’s calls for a capital boost

Responding to the UK Government’s Autumn Statement, the First Minister Carwyn Jones welcomed the extra capital funding but warned that Wales still faces some...

First Minister welcomes Ethiopian Ambassador to Wales

Ethiopia’s Ambassador to the UK was welcomed to Cardiff by First Minister Carwyn Jones today as he made his first visit to Wales (Weds...

Politicians Just don't get the financial pressures faced by ordinary families.

More than two people in five (43%), think most politicians don’t understand the financial pressures they face, according to new polling from independent think...

Gains from Growth to bypass much of working Britain without bold...

Millions of households are heading for a long period of stagnant living standards unless bold steps are taken to ensure that growth over the...

Plaid Statement regarding the Police Commissioners Election

Recently on October 21st Lord Ian Blair, former Chief Constable of the Metropolitan Police, stated that he opposed the imminent abolition of Police Authorities...
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