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Tuesday 4 August 2015
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Thought for the Week: Rev David Jones

Have you ever lost or mislaid you car keys? It happened to me last week when I took my wife’s car keys for no other reason than  I...

Llanelli LGBT Day

Llanelli to host its first ever LGBT Day!

West Wales Lesbian, Gay, Bi & Transsexual (LGBT) Group, a project run by Llanelli based social enterprise CETMA are organising...

Scarlets raring to go for Singha 7s

Scarlets raring to go for Singha 7s

Harry Robinson is one of the most exciting talents in Welsh rugby but even he admits he must start watching over his shoulder as Scarlets...

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Scarlets head north this week

Scarlets’ Community Team will head north this week (6th & 7th August) as part of a busy summer schedule. Following the second...

Caption Pictured are Councillor Ali Thomas, the Leader of NPT, Councillor Peter Rees, the Deputy Leader, Andrew Jarrett, Head of Children & Young People Services, foster carers Dil & Kay Jenkins, Jennifer Bennett, Carol George and Gary Matthews

Celebrating 60 years of fostering memories at Neath Port Talbot

Diamond celebrations for an anniversary of a different kind have been honoured by Neath Port Talbot Council’s Fostering Team at an annual...

Walking In The Countryside.

KEEP WALES TIDY / TIDY TOWNS EVENTS IN AUGUST 2015 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

10th – River cleanup: Glanamman – https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.806983,-3.924608&hl=en&num=1&t=m&z=16...

Pendine Dash 2015

Pendine Dash 2015

The 11th annual Pendine Dash takes place on Sunday August 9th  and it will start at the National Botanic Garden of Wales with the first...

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Weather Watch: 4th August!

It hasn’t been the best of summer so far has it? I suppose this is to be expected being in the UK. Can’t take a risk walking to the...

Aberavon Beach plays host to European Lifesaving Championships!

Aberavon Beach plays host to European Lifesaving Championships!

This is the first time ever that the Championships have been held in Wales with a full programme of events scheduled over the two weeks....

MAN FINED £100 PLUS COSTS FOR DROPPING CIGARETTE END

MAN FINED £100 PLUS COSTS FOR DROPPING CIGARETTE END

A man who dropped a cigarette end in Carmarthen town centre has been fined £100 plus court costs. Iwan Reeves failed to attend Carmarthen...

MAENGWYNNE FAMILY FUN DAY

MAENGWYNNE FAMILY FUN DAY

Housing officers from Carmarthenshire County Council will be amongst those taking part in a family fun day at Llanelli’s Maengwynne...

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London House Comes Back From the Past

Pembrokeshire County Council is helping a Narberth business restore its historic building name. The Uniqueworks Handmade Furniture company...

Mount Airey Pupils in Poster Competition

Mount Airey Pupils in Poster Competition

Pupils in Mount Airey School, Haverfordwest, have taken part in a poster competition to mark the success of an initiative to improve...

Pictured outside the new building are, left to right: Andrew Vaughan-Harries, Gwyn Evans (County Council European Manager); Haydn Boyce (site manager) and Jamie Edwards (developer).

New Business Development at Johnston

A new office building in Johnston is opening up for business later this year. Construction on the £790,000 two-storey building at Hayston...

Scolton Manor is holding a street-party style ‘Dig for Victory dinner' on Saturday 15th August to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day and the end of WWII. Scolton was used as a convalescence hospital during the war.

Dig for Victory dinner at Scolton Manor

The 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War – VJ Day – will be commemorated at Scolton Manor with a celebratory...

SWANSEA Council Chief Executive Jack Straw has announced he is to leave the authority next year.

Swansea Council’s Chief Executive to stand down

SWANSEA Council Chief Executive Jack Straw has announced he is to leave the authority next year. Mr Straw has been Chief Executive since...

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Get on your marks for National Play Day

PEOPLE of all ages across Swansea need to take time out to play more this summer. That’s the message going out to families across the...

Dungeons and dragons among castle's summer fun

Dungeons and dragons among castle’s summer fun

A DUNGEONS and dragons day is among the fun being made available at historic Oystermouth Castle this summer. The event, taking place in the...

Tourism now worth over £390 million to Swansea Bay's economy

Tourism now worth over £390 million to Swansea Bay’s economy

HUGELY positive new figures show tourism was worth more than £390 million to the Swansea Bay economy last year. The figures for 2014 just...

Penlan Leisure Centre swimming classes, Swansea, UK.

Lots of indoor fun for kids at leisure centres

PLENTY of indoor fun is available for children at Swansea’s leisure centres this summer. Free swimming, gymnastics, football, netball...

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Road Traffic Collision on the A489 in Powys

At approximately 0850hrs on the 2nd August Dyfed Powys Police attended a two vehicle road traffic collision on the A489 in Powys between...

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Two arrested after serious assault in Abercych, Pembrokeshire

Dyfed-Powys Police are currently investigating a serious assault that occurred in Abercych at approximately 22.30hrs of Friday 31st July...

More than 12,000 breath tests carried out across Wales during Summer Anti-Drink and Drug Drive Campaign.

Over 12,000 breath tests carried out across Wales during Summer Anti-Drink and Drug Drive Campaign

Over 300 breath tests were positive throughout Wales during the recent month-long Anti Drink and Drug Drive Summer Campaign.   The...

Welsh Government investment helps Pontypool firm build for the future

Welsh Government investment helps Pontypool firm build for the future

A Pontypool-based building products firm that suffered a major fire a year ago is now embarking on a major expansion initiative that should...

Special service to mark VJ Day to be held in Cardiff

Special service to mark VJ Day to be held in Cardiff

A special service to mark Victory in Japan (VJ) Day will be held at Llandaff Cathedral on Sunday 16 August at 3:30pm, First Minister of...

Welsh Government investment helps Pontypool firm build for the future

Further funding for traineeships announced by Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, Julie James has delivered more good news for vocational learners by announcing funding of almost...

Health Minister praises leading Swansea cancer centre

Health Minister praises leading Swansea cancer centre

Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford today (Monday August 3) paid tribute to the work of Maggie’s cancer centre based at...

Welsh Government investment helps Pontypool firm build for the future

Budget Tour 2015 continues in Powys

Finance and Government Business Minister Jane Hutt has today [Monday 3 August] visited the National Eisteddfod in Meifod, Powys as part of...

Over £220,000 to extend Welsh Language Charter across North Wales

Over £220,000 to extend Welsh Language Charter across North Wales

During a visit to the National Eisteddfod in Meifod, the First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones will today [Monday 3 August] announce over...

Chief Medical Officer calls on young people to have MenACWY vaccine

Chief Medical Officer calls on young people to have MenACWY vaccine

Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey is calling on young people to have the meningitis ACWY vaccine, which is being introduced in Wales...