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Tuesday 28 July 2015
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Lanelli sign vandalised.

Llanelli Signs In a ‘L’ of a Lot of Trouble…

Regular readers will be aware that we recently started a discussion on this site and our social media groups with regards to the new signs...

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Work to start on Ammanford College Bridge

WORKS to replace Ammanford College Bridge with a new structure will start today! The bridge replacement scheme will have a construction...

Summer crafts in a stunning setting

Summer crafts in a stunning setting

The annual summer spectacle of lovely local crafts in a glorious garden setting is happening at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on...

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Phillips hoping for fresh start

2014-15 wasn’t kind to Llandovery born and bred hooker Emyr Phillips suffering two shoulder injuries within the space of four months....

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Allview Presents its First Windows 10 Devices

Allview, the smartphones and tablets brand present on the European market for over 10 years, and Microsoft present the first Windows 10...

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Batman vs Superman Trailer.

Batman vs Superman Trailer. Written by Adam Roberts, 20/7/2015.     So to start with we see there’s some sort of hearing...

Margam Park Manager Michael Wynne, Neath Port Talbot Council Leader Cllr. Ali Thomas OBE and Margam Councillor Cllr. Rob Jones unveil the Green Flag in front of Margam Castle.

Neath Port Talbot’s parks raise the Green Flag yet again

No less than five of Neath Port Talbot’s parks have been recognised as amongst the best in the country and that’s official! Margam...

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Finance Minister views progress as Swansea Bay Campus nears completion

Finance and Government Business Minister, Jane Hutt, has today seen first-hand the progress of Swansea University’s new Bay Campus during...

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Counterfeit tobacco seller caught after Facebook ad

COUNTERFEIT criminals using Facebook in Swansea to sell their often-harmful products are being caught and taken to court by the Council. In...

Six Swansea parks retain Green Flag status

Six Swansea parks retain Green Flag status

SIX Swansea parks have retained prestigious Green Flag status in celebration of their quality. Brynmill Park, Singleton Botanic Gardens,...

TWO PEOPLE FINED FOR DROPPING CIGARETTE ENDS

TWO PEOPLE FINED FOR DROPPING CIGARETTE ENDS

Two people have been fined for dropping cigarette ends in Cross Hands Business Park. Council environmental enforcement officers were on...

WOMAN FINED FOR FAILING TO CLEAN UP AFTER DOG

WOMAN FINED FOR DOG FOULING OFFENCE

A woman has been fined £75 for failing to clean up after her dog in Llanelli. Council environmental enforcement officers were on patrol...

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PLAID MPs OPPOSE ‘CRUEL AND COUNTER-PRODUCTIVE’ WELFARE REFORM AS LLANELLI’S MP ABSTAINS…

Plaid Cymru MPs have voted on Monday (20th July) against the Second Reading of the Work and Welfare Reform Bill that will introduce many...

SPECIALIST APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR

SPECIALIST APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR

A COUNCIL trainee from the Tywi Centre in Llandeilo has been crowned Specialist Apprentice of the Year UK. Joe Moriarty won the prestigious...

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WOMAN FINED FOR THROWING LITTER OUT OF CAR WINDOW

A woman has been fined for throwing a crisp packet out of a car window near the entrance to Pembrey Country Park. Council environmental...

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Make your first click at your local library

Free computer courses are being offered at several County Council libraries across the Pembrokeshire in the coming months to help beginners...

Pictured are competition winners Jessie Powell and Luciana Taborda flanked by Natalie Hobbs and John Bearne from Pembrokeshire County Council.

Johnston pupils in poster competition

Pupils in Johnston School have taken part in a poster competition to mark the success of an initiative to improve punctuality. The ‘On...

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New discount food store plan for Penplas

A NEW discount food shop could soon be constructed where the former Leo’s supermarket in Penplas once stood. Swansea Council has now...

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Saturday opening at contact centre is set to end

SATURDAY opening at Swansea Council’s contact centre is due to come to an end this weekend. Thanks to a rising number of...

Drowning prevention courses help keep youngsters safe beside the seaside

Drowning prevention courses help keep youngsters safe beside the seaside

HUNDREDS of Swansea school children will feel safer around the seaside and other water attractions this summer thanks to an initiative...

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Swansea burglar sentenced to nine years in prison

Swansea burglar sentenced to nine years in prison

A Swansea man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after he smashed his way into the home of a 73-year-old man to commit a burglary....

Children Lend a Hand to Drive Crime Prevention Message

Children lend a hand to drive crime prevention message

Surfers heading to a Swansea beach are being reminded not to give thieves an easy ride this summer. A campaign has been launched with the...

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Coastal communities set to get £1 million boost

Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths, has congratulated five coastal community projects across Wales set to...

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Future looking brighter for Wales’ youngest

The Welsh Government is making real headway in improving the life chances of under sevens, a new report shows. The 2014-15 progress report...

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National Botanic Garden beef for sale

Hot on the heels of our lamb boxes, we now have National Botanic Garden beef for sale. Our Welsh Black cattle, born and raised on the...

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SAFETY tests are to be carried out on memorials at Ammanford Cemetery.

SAFETY tests are to be carried out on memorials at Ammanford Cemetery. ‘Carmarthenshire County Council has a legislative duty to...

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Jones: My ambition is being the best I can be

Scarlets have welcomed the return of fans favourite Stephen Jones and says he is excited by the challenges that lie ahead. Jones made a...

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RECYCLING TEAM IN AMMANFORD

The council’s recycling team will be in Ammanford town centre on Friday, July 31 to give information and advice. Officers will be in...

TOP MARKS FOR COEDCAE IN NATIONAL INSPECTION

TOP MARKS FOR COEDCAE IN NATIONAL INSPECTION

Coedcae School in Llanelli has been given top marks in an Estyn inspection. Standards in the school were judged to be very good, and...

OVER £800 HANDED BACK TO PEOPLE WHO’VE BEEN SCAMMED

OVER £800 HANDED BACK TO PEOPLE WHO’VE BEEN SCAMMED

Carmarthenshire’s Trading Standards team has handed over £800 back to elderly people who had been scammed by fraudsters. They have...