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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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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...

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Natural Resources Minister to convene summit on opencast mining

Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant today said he would be convening a summit to develop a distinctive Welsh deal on opencast mining....

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Europe a must says vice-captain Williams

Scarlets vice-captain and Wales centre Scott Williams has said it’s vitally important for Scarlets to win their remaining three games of...

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PRA Health Services expansion to create nearly 90 jobs in Swansea

PRA Health Sciences – a leading global clinical research organisation – is making its second major expansion in Swansea creating...

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Huge Boost for Tourism Over Easter

Figures published by the Welsh Government today reveal the Easter holidays were an excellent start to the holiday season for the tourism...

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Extra investment to support veterans in Wales

The Welsh Government has today announced an extra £100,000 will be invested to support veterans and serving military personnel in Wales...

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Parti Llwchwr choristers thank the public for their support

The ‘Parti Llwchwr’ ladies choir from Loughor have expressed a very big ‘diolch’ thank-you to members of the public who...

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22 Astonishing Places That Are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Sitback and pretend that you are an intrepid traveller with these awesome photos....

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Menswear Dog!

I’ve never seen such a stylish and slick looking person in my entire life, let alone a dog. This is an example of photography at...

Llanelli Schoolchildren Commerate The Holocaust

Llanelli School Children Commemorate The Holocaust.

Pupils at Ysgol Penygaer in Llanelli have been commemorating the Holocaust. This year has seen the 70th anniversary of the liberation...

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All Wales Young Adult Driving Safety Campaign

The four Welsh Police Forces in collaboration with Road Safety Wales partners have carried out an enforcement and engagement campaign aimed...

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Swansea businessman caught advertising illegally on Facebook

PEOPLE using social media to advertise their businesses are being urged to do it legally after trading standards in Swansea warned it is...

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Wild flower seeds being planted across Swansea

HUNDREDS of thousands of wild flower seeds are now being planted across the city. Swansea Council’s parks department has started...

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Can You Train Driver Training Courses, if so Dyfed Powys Police Need You!

National Driver Offender Re-Training Courses Dyfed-Powys Police are looking for interested individuals to be part of team of trainers to...

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South Wales Police warn that best deterrent to thieves is a lock and key

Police in Bridgend and the Vale of Glamorgan have again warned householders that the best deterrent to keep thieves from stealing property...

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Local Authority Building Control Excellence Awards

Neath based Hale Construction has beaten off stiff competition to come out on top of the pile at a recent building industry awards. The...

Pictured are pupils (left to right, seated) Millie Thomas from Tasker Milward School, Tegan Foley from Greenhill School, and Joe Wiggins from Pembroke School (standing) Marged Rees from Ysgol y Preseli, Tomos Evans from Ysgol Bro Gwaun and Rowan Staden-Coats from Sir Thomas Picton School. They are pictured with Kate Evan-Hughes, Director for Children and Schools (left) and Cllr Sue Perkins. Unable to be in the photograph was a representative from Ysgol Dewi Sant.

Education proposals debated by school councils

Young people took part in a conference on Friday to debate proposals to reorganise secondary and Welsh-medium education in Pembrokeshire....

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Library to become a hub of activity!

A north Pembrokeshire library is to get a dedicated Economic Hub. Pembrokeshire County Council has been awarded £40,000 funding from the...

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Mumford & runs gets diverted!

A Pembrokeshire leisure centre worker, who embarked on a gruelling running challenge earlier this year, is joining forces with some very...

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Blue badge arrangements are to change in Swansea

BLUE badge application arrangements in Swansea are set to change after a review of the service. The council has been operating the service...