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Cyhoeddi grantiau Ras yr Iaith i hyrwyddo’r Gymraeg/Announcement of Ras yr...

Ras yr Iaith (Race for the Language) and Mentrau Iaith Cymru offer organisations and community groups the opportunity to apply for a grant to...

Llanelli’s MP, AM and councillors mark World AIDS Day

The Christmas lights on County Hall turned red on Saturday for World AIDS Day, which takes place on 1st December every year to raise...

Child cruelty and neglect crimes double over five years

Police record nearly 17,000 cases of parents deliberately neglecting, mistreating or assaulting their children in the last year NSPCC running ‘Light For Every Childhood’ Christmas...

2 grand reasons to be cheerful thanks to Tesco Bags of...

The Tesco Bags of Help token scheme has raised £2,000 for Action for Children’s Hawthorn Project in Haverfordwest that supports children and young people...

GET IN THE FESTIVE SPIRIT AND LEND AN ‘ELFING’ HAND THIS...

Looking for a way to give something back this festive season? This December, the British Heart Foundation is launching Project Elf, its latest volunteering...

Nia Griffith MP celebrates £1.3 million donation to Variety, the children’s...

Nia Griffith MP joined Variety ambassador and Strictly Come Dancing winner Joe McFadden and Miles Baron, Chief Executive of The Bingo Association, at an...

WELSH POLICE FORCES UNABLE TO ACT ON ABUSE OF POSITION OF...

NEWS UPDATE Welsh police forces unable to act on abuse of position of trust: Loophole allows adults to target teens for sex · More than 650...

AGE CYMRU CALLING ON ALL AVID KNITTERS FOR THE BIG KNIT

Calling all knitters Time to dig out those knitting needles for the Big Knit It’s the return of the Big Knit campaign and Age Cymru Sir...

WALKING WITH THE WOUNDED & HELP FOR HEROES JOIN FORCES TO...

WALKING WITH THE WOUNDED & HELP FOR HEROES JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH WALKING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN Ross Kemp launches Walking Home for Christmas campaign...

NEWS UPDATE- RURAL CRIME DAY OF ACTION

RURAL crime officers will be out in force today (November 8) as Dyfed-Powys Police takes part in a national day of action. Issues affecting people...

#MyMicrogap campaign launches urging young Brits to take short-breaks in UK

#MyMicrogap campaign launches urging young Brits to take more short-breaks in the UK VisitEngland is today (Wednesday the 24th of October) launching a campaign to...

AGE CYMRU SIR GAR – ACHIEVES MORE THAN £1 MILLION IN...

Age Cymru Sir Gâr – achieves more than £1million in welfare benefits for those aged 50+ in Carmarthenshire With winter fast approaching older people will...

FATHER OF THREE AIMS TO RAISE 200K FOR CANCER RESEARCH UK...

3,500 MILE WALK IN A BID TO ERADICATE CERVICAL CANCER – AND SPUR MEN INTO ACTION Father of three, Laurence Carter, is completing the challenge...

BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION CALLS ON NATION FOR ITS MAKEOVER CHALLENGE

This autumn, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling on the nation to take on its Makeover Challenge by giving their homes a fresh...

NEWS UPDATE – CALLING TIME ON STALKING

Calling time on Stalking: South Wales Police and partners hold Stalking Awareness conference As part of our commitment to address Stalking, South Wales Police and...

Let’s put Llanelli at the front of the queue

 Let's put Llanelli at the front of the queue How would you like to see the Llanelli Railway station developed? And the surrounding area? And...

NSPCC issues livestreaming and video-chat warning as survey highlights risks

NSPCC issues livestreaming and video-chat warning as survey highlights risks  Quarter of children surveyed have livestreamed and one in eight video-chatted with someone they...

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...

Sex crimes against young children rise as NSPCC relaunches safety campaign

Police data shows 13 percent increase in sex offences against four to eight year-olds after 6,613 were logged in Wales and England in...

Only half of UK employers have a mental health policy in...

Only half of UK employers have a mental health policy in place Only half of UK employers have a mental health policy in place, despite...

Charity offers up to £5,000 for information on the whereabouts of...

The charity Crimestoppers is today offering a reward of up to £5,000 for information leading to the arrest of Steve Baxter, who is wanted...

Recognising the value of older generations this Silver Sunday

Recognising the value of older generations this Silver Sunday This month is the celebration of Silver Sunday, which is an annual occasion that recognises and...

GMB Members Back Welsh Government’s Pay Offer

GMB MEMBERS BACK WELSH GOVERNMENT'S PAY OFFER After a ballot of members in the working in the Welsh NHS GMB's HAS accepted the Welsh Government's...

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...

Dinosaur swapping dancing shoes for running trainers in charity half marathon...

The Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon returns to the city’s streets on Sunday 7 October The NSPCC is the lead charity partner for Wales’...

Welsh lady Claire Gaffey is star of this year’s Memory Walk...

    Welsh star of Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk TV ads Claire Gaffey, from Swansea, is the face of this year’s Memory Walk TV ad. Claire, 44, was delighted...

Nia Griffith MP calls on public bodies to follow National Trust...

 MP calls on public bodies to follow National Trust example Nia Griffith MP is calling on public bodies to help provide a comprehensive network of...

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...

New survey reveals Welsh coffee drinking habits

 New survey reveals Welsh coffee drinking habits A new survey released on International Coffee Day (October 1) has revealed the top reasons why Welsh people...

Plaid Cymru responds to Hywel Dda Health Board’s announcement as “Disappointing,...

Plaid Cymru | Party of Wales www.partyof.wales | www.plaid.cymru      "Disappointing, and a missed opportunity" – Plaid Cymru responds to Hywel Dda Health Board's announcement Plaid Cyrmu has responded to...

‘Have a Heart, Give Smart’ in Neath Port Talbot

‘Have a Heart, Give Smart’ in Neath Port Talbot People in Neath Port Talbot can now support street vulnerable people and rough sleepers in the...

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...

Oxfam and partners prepare to deliver clean water and shelter to...

OXFAM AND PARTNERS PREPARE TO DELIVER CLEAN WATER AND SHELTER TO THOUSANDS IN TYPHOON MANGKHUT AFTERMATH In the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut, Oxfam, the Citizens'...

Welsh businesses tackle youth homelessness

• Welsh businesses raise £2,000 to help vulnerable children and young people at risk of homelessness at Byte Night Wales 5-a-side tournament The second annual...

Life changing courses supporting those with long-term health conditions

A mum from Neath who went on a course to learn how to cope with chronic pain is now helping others – by becoming...

Team takes on the Swansea Bay 10k to help cancer patients

A team of ABMU Health Board staff and their families will be lacing up their running shoes to take part in the Swansea Bay...

COMPASSION CAN CHANGE AND SAVE LIVES SAYS SAMARITANS CYMRU

For World Suicide Prevention day, Samaritans Cymru will today launch a new toolkit for workplaces in Wales, designed to help them actcompassionately when encountering...

Swansea teenager takes to the sky for palliative care unit

A teenager has taken to the sky for a sponsored tandem skydive from 12,000 feet. Nineteen-year-old Jack Roberts took part in the experience of a...

NSPCC statement on Alistair Jones sentencing

Please find below a statement from NSPCC Cymru / Wales on the sentencing of 47 year old Alistair Jones at Mold Crown Court, who...

Community Foundation in Wales funding grassroots projects in Carmarthenshire

Community Foundation in Wales funding grassroots projects in Carmarthenshire A community group that puts on live music concerts for elderly, unwell and vulnerable people is...

NSPCC Cymru comment on sentencing of Shaun Wakefield

An NSPCC Cymru spokesperson said: “Wakefield’s appalling actions are an all-too-familiar example of the way predators like him target and groom young people on...

Relate Cymru anticipates a post summer holiday peak in calls

Relate Cymru is anticipating a peak in calls this autumn from couples whose relationships have reached crisis point over the summer. Relate tends to...

Taking control of your life with Parkinson’s

On Thursday 8 November Parkinson’s UK Cymru is holding a free Taking Control day for people with Parkinson’s and their families at Haverfordwest Leisure...

Haverfordwest Street Stall shows support for People’s Vote on Europe

Street Survey in Haverfordwest shows many want a People’s Vote (second referendum) on EU Membership Pembrokeshire for Europe held a street stall on Saturday, 1...

Beti urges people to unite against dementia at Welsh Memory Walks

Dear Editor, Across Wales over 45,000 people are living with dementia and 850,000 are affected UK-wide. Dementia is now the UK’s biggest killer, with someone developing...

Artificial intelligence and electronic health records could help suicide prevention efforts

Each year around 800,000 people across the world take their own lives, leading to a huge impact on family, the community and health professionals.   Unfortunately...

Totally Misleading Title On Local Councillor’s Pamphlet: The Title Says It...

The West Wales Chronicle have received several complaints throughout the duration of the day regarding a current news style pamphlet that is circulating Llanelli...

NSPCC Cymru comment on Rhian DeSouza

An NSPCC Cymru/Wales spokesperson said: “As a head teacher at a primary school De Souza held a position of great responsibility over children. She...

Parents pay back-to-school bill with loose change and kids’ savings

PARENTS IN WALES BATTLE BACK-TO-SCHOOL STRESS MUMS and dads in Wales are battling the stress and soaring cost of back-to-school shopping by hunting for loose...

Summer fun for RCT young carers

Summer fun for RCT young carers   • Margam Park Go Ape, Cardiff Bay speedboating among trips courtesy of funds raised by former Mayor of RCT,...

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