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West Wales Chronicle Exclusive – Llanelli Westminster Candidates Debate – 30th April 2015

The team at the West Wales Chronicle are delighted to announce that we will be hosting the Llanelli Westminster Candidates Debate on the...

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Neath Port Talbot Children’s Services out of Serious Concerns

Chief Officers at Neath Port Talbot Council have today thanked all involved in bringing the authority’s Children and Young People...

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Big stars to visit small town

A number of stage and screen stars will be performing at the Princess Royal Theatre over the next 18 months. The launch of a new programme...

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Primary school increases recycling to save money

A Neath Port Talbot primary school is on track to reduce its trade waste costs by more than £500 a year, thanks to its keen recycling...

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Cheque for Paul Sartori

The Paul Sartori Foundation – the Pembrokeshire charity offering specialised, supportive care and advice for those in the later...

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Packed programme at Scolton Manor

There’s a busy programme of events this May at Scolton Manor – Pembrokeshire’s county museum. From a grand plant sale to...

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Swansea’s Indiana Jones brought to life in new computer game

From discovering Arabia to meeting the indigenous tribes of the Americas, the adventures of a 19th Century Indiana Jones-style globetrotter...

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Hundreds could save time by applying online

HUNDREDS of Swansea residents every single month could save themselves time and trouble by applying for their car parking permits from...

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Swansea Market roof project over half finished 

EXPERT work to refurbish historic Swansea Market’s iconic roof is now over half finished. R & M Williams, Swansea Council’s...

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Sunday bus services set for Gower this year

SUNDAY bus services are being re-launched on Gower to help boost tourism in the region. Swansea Council has successfully bid for funding...

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New group to help schools tackle education budget pressures

A NEW group has been set up in Swansea to help schools across the city achieve efficiency savings while keeping the impact on...

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Appointments to the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner announced

The role of the panel is to advise the Welsh Language Commissioner on the Commissioner’s functions. The following have been appointed to...

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£144 million investment in 52,000 apprenticeships

A £144 million EU and Welsh Government investment to fund over 50,000 apprenticeships in Wales has been announced by the First Minister,...

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Wales’ best interests lie in a prosperous Europe says First Minister

Speaking at a major event to promote and raise awareness of the European Union (EU) with a focus on jobs and growth, First Minister of...

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TWO PEOPLE FINED FOR THROWING LITTER FROM CARS

Two people have been fined for throwing litter out of their car windows in Llanelli. Council environmental enforcement officers have issued...

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CCTV HELP CATCH LITTERER WHO GAVE FALSE DETAILS

CCTV cameras worn by council environmental enforcement officers have helped to catch a litter lout who gave them false details. Enforcement...

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MAN FINED FOR DROPPING LITTER THANKS TO RESIDENT

A man has been fined by the council for dropping litter after being reported by members of the public. He was seen pulling out of the...

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BURRY PORT REDEVELOPMENT DEFERRED

A decision on ambitious plans to redevelop a large area of Burry Port has been deferred after a last-minute Welsh Government intervention....

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The Internet Joke

A man and a woman were having a quiet, romantic dinner in a fine restaurant. They were gazing lovingly at each other and holding hands. The...

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Campaigns: Stop The UK Seal Slaughter

Seal cubs are being left to starve to death as their mothers are shot along Britain’s coast. This petition seeks to ban the killing...

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Scary Mari and the ancient art of dowsing

It’s May Day Bank Holiday Weekend in the Garden   Mari Lwyd, music, magic, dowsing and dancing take centre stage at the National Botanic...

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Llangadog dad takes to skies to raise funds for MS charity that helped his wife and family.

Emyr with his two children and wife Gemma pictured above. On 27 June, Emyr Williams from Llangadog, Dyfed is planning to jump out of a...

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GIVE A KICK START TO YOUR JOB SEEKING

Youngsters looking for work are being urged to visit their local job club in Carmarthenshire. Set up by Carmarthenshire Communities First...

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HAVE A GO

Residents of Pantyffynnon have had a chance to have a go at a range of workshops including bike maintenance, hairdressing, nail manicures,...

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Press Release from Nia Griffith: Police Commissioner lets Burry Port down

At a public meeting last night, residents of Burry Port expressed their extreme anger at the way that the Tory Police Commissioner...

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MAN FINED FOR DUMPING BAGS OF RUBBISH ON ROAD

A man has been fined for dumping carrier bags of rubbish on a Llansteffan road. There has been an ongoing problem with bags of rubbish...

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Parc y Scarlets Host Current and Former Llanelli Conservative Candidates Tour

Sports enthusiast Selaine Saxby, the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Llanelli, visited behind the scenes at Parc y Scarlets with...

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MAY BANK HOLIDAY BIN COLLECTIONS

Residents are being reminded that there are changes to bin collections over the May Bank Holiday. From Monday, May 4 until Friday, May 8,...

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AWARDS SUCCESS FOR CARMARTHENSHIRE BUILDING PROJECTS

Llanelli’s flagship Ffwrnes Theatre and the stunning Machynys East housing development are winners in the South Wales Building...

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RESIDENT REPORTS MAN FOR THROWING LITTER FROM CAR

A man has been fined by the council for dropping litter after being reported by a member of the public. He was seen throwing a plastic...

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Health courier services transferred from ambulance trust

Responsibility for the planning and delivery of health courier transport services has been moved from the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS...