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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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Beach byelaws coming into effect from 1st May

Dog lovers are being reminded that the seasonal Aberavon Beach byelaws will take effect from 1st May to 30th September 2015. Throughout...

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Police warn members of the public about a possible PPI scam

Police in Barry are issuing a warning to people after a recent scam whereby a gentleman was called by people falsely claiming to be from...

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Burglary Sentence and Warning

A burglar from Llanelli has been sentenced to two years and four months in prison. Damian Anthony Rees, aged 27, was arrested on Friday,...

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Missing Person Appeal: Glyndwr Lewis, Llanelli

Dyfed-Powys Police is concerned for the welfare of missing 64 year old Glyndwr Huw Lewis. He was last seen at approximately 6.30pm...

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Welsh Church Fund.

The Carmarthenshire Welsh Church Fund is available to churches, chapels, charitable organisations and individuals for grant support for...

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GIVING PEOPLE A LIFT INTO WORK

The Lift programme in Carmarthenshire has had a successful first year helping people into work or training. Set up in April 2014, the...

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COMMUNITY BUREAU

Are you a charity, community group or social enterprise that needs support and guidance to move your ideas forward? Are looking for grant...

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Climbing wall

Aspiring climbers can now scale new heights thanks to a massive new climbing wall being built at Haverfordwest Leisure Centre. At over ten...

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Say it with flowers!

The Victorian tradition of the language of flowers is the subject of a fascinating new exhibition currently being held at Scolton Manor....

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Superfast broadband funding help for Swansea businesses

FINANCIAL help is at hand for Swansea businesses who want to work more efficiently, attract new customers and make bigger profits. A...

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Wi-Fi boost for Swansea schools

SCHOOLS and pupils across Swansea are better connected to all the educational resources they need thanks to investment in the latest Wi-Fi...

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BBC Election Debate 2015 Review and Comment

Tonight the BBC hosted the live screening of the third debate consisting of non governing party leaders. The SNP was represented by Nicola...

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Best Political Joke Ever!

Many a jest spoken in true words. Don’t be one of those people – use your vote, it’s what folk have died for us to do....

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Walk on the wild side

Spring has really sprung and now is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the woodlands, wildlife and wildflowers near where you live....

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“European qualification vitally important,” says Priestland

Scarlets outside half Rhys Priestland believes passionately that European qualification is a must for the Scarlets despite his departure to...

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Flanker Davies looking forward to Judgement Day

Scarlets flanker James Davies has enjoyed something of a whirlwind debut professional season with the Scarlets making 20 appearances and...

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Pivac happy with Scarlets’ Italian victory

A 26-28 victory over Zebre Rugby on Saturday afternoon saw Scarlets move into sixth place in the Guinness PRO12 table level on 44 points...

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SKI SLOPES PLAY HOST TO NATIONAL EVENT

The ski slope at Pembrey Country Park has been selected to host a national skiing event. Some 40 skiers from across Wales and the South...

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EXECUTIVE BOARD TO DISCUSS PARKING REQUEST

A motion calling for a free parking trial in Llanelli is to be discussed by Carmarthenshire’s Executive Board next month. The motion, by...

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Pembrokeshire Council waste contract wins award

A deal to process and export residual waste overseas has won Pembrokeshire County Council an award. The Authority revealed earlier this...

Photograph courtesy of the Last Invasion Trust.

The Last Invasion Tapestry gallery in Fishguard attracted more than 50 extra visitors over the Easter weekend. The gallery was open on Good...

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Help to get Swansea residents online pays off

THE DIGITAL revolution in Swansea is racing ahead as people flock to get online with the help of a raft of free courses organised by...

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Blue plaque for Sir Kingsley Amis unveiled in Swansea

ONE of Britain’s best ever writers has been honoured in Swansea. A blue plaque has now been unveiled for Sir Kingsley Amis outside...

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Save The Right To Link

Web users… Our ability to link is under attack, and we need your help to save it! That’s right–Old Media conglomerates and...

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Press Release – Welsh Labour Launch Manifesto: ‘UK Labour Government means extra funding, extra powers and a fairer economy for Wales.’

Labour Manifesto – POLICY DETAIL: A better future for Wales and Britain Britain is a great country ready to build a better future....

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Welsh Labour Launch their General Election Manifesto

Welsh Labour leader Carwyn Jones and Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith are today launching Welsh Labour’s General Election Manifesto...

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Get set for the big Family Fun Day at Cwmcerrig this Bank Holiday Monday

There’s a big Family Fun Day planned for the Spring Bank Holiday Monday at Cwmcerrig Farmshop and Grill in Gorslas. The Fun Day is...

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FREE – crime prevention event to stop number plate theft

Number plate theft is growing nationally with 15 million pounds worth of plates stolen yearly. Stolen number plates can hide the identity...

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ACTIF STORYTELLING ROLLED OUT ACROSS THE COUNTY

A scheme to promote activity and better physical literacy in youngsters is now being rolled out across Carmarthenshire. Already the popular...