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Carmarthen Castle refreshed 900 years on PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:09

MORE than 900 years after King Henry commissioned Carmarthen Castle’s foundation stones to be laid it is being refreshed.

 
Ceremony to honour Laugharne war hero PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 15 September 2014 19:30

A CEREMONY has taken place to honour a war hero from Laugharne – the first Welsh man to be awarded a Victoria Cross for heroic deeds in World War One.

 
Dylan’s shed en route for Ireland PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 11 September 2014 10:42

PASSENGERS boarding the Stena Europe ferry in Fishguard today should expect to make way for an unusual passenger.

 
Decorated war hero from Laugharne to be honoured PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 08 September 2014 20:35

A CEREMONY is taking place on Sunday to honour a war hero from Laugharne.

 
Dylan’s shed goes to NATO PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 04 September 2014 10:30

MOVE over Obama! The replica of Dylan Thomas’s iconic writing shed is vying for pride of place at the NATO summit.

 
Research your Welsh family tree PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 03 September 2014 10:28

Two new businesses have recently launched in rural Carmarthenshire thanks to funding from RDP Sir Gar’s Strengthening the Tourism Appeal of Rural Carmarthenshire (STARC) project.

 
National Botanic Garden wins Heritage Lottery Fund support PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 01 September 2014 11:58

The first stage of a £6.7 million plan to restore historic Regency landscape at the National Botanic Garden of Wales has been given the green light.

 
Find family secrets with the help of County Archives PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 10:01

Unearthing the past and digging up the family secrets is rapidly becoming one of the nation’s favourite pastimes.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 10:03
 
Fund-raising Curry Night planned for Llanelli Railway Goods Shed Trust PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 15 August 2014 11:57

by Robert Lloyd

Llanelli Railway Goods Shed Trust is inviting supporters to a fund-raising Curry Night.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 11:58
 
Dyfed-Powys Police to commemorate The Great War of 1914-18 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 06 August 2014 09:45

The year 2014 commences 4 years of significant commemorations of The Great War of 1914 –18. Dyfed-Powys Police will mark this momentous event, which involved great national and individual sacrifice on a scale unimaginable today, as part of our contribution to the memory of those police officers who paid the ultimate price, but also those affected as a consequence of those events.

 
Goods Shed Trust to showcase plans at Eisteddfod PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 13:40

by Robert Lloyd

The trust in charge of plans to develop Llanelli’s historic Railway Goods Shed will be showcasing the project at the Carmarthenshire National Eisteddfod in Llanelli.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 13:52
 
1911 Llanelli Railway Strike Remembrance Events PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 27 July 2014 07:01

In 1911 the first National Railway strike was called due to the extremely poor wages being paid to railway workers, many of whom were unable to feed their families.

 
Roman Legion’s visit to Carmarthen Museum PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 11 July 2014 09:15

A Roman Legion is visiting Carmarthenshire Museum for a family fun day this month.

 
Miraculous story of eight brothers who survived WWI PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 03 July 2014 20:51

The story of eight Llanelli brothers who all survived the Great War features in an exhibition taking place at Llanelli Library.

 
Can you help Dennis trace his family PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 03 July 2014 20:47

Australian Dennis Richards has painstakingly researched the history of his family in Llanelli.

 
Council offer commitment to Parc Howard PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 30 June 2014 18:04

Council Leisure chiefs have reinforced their commitment to keeping Llanelli’s Parc Howard open.

 
WW1 exhibition at Carmarthen Library PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 30 June 2014 18:02

A display of World War One memorabilia is being held at Carmarthen Library next month.

 
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