Carmarthenshire County, Wales Newswire

Carmarthenshire County, Wales Newswire

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    36 min ago | This is South Wales

    THE A 1.3 billion City Deal proposed for the Swansea Bay City Region will provide the sort of high-skilled jobs that normally lure young people away from the area, a council leader has said. Councillor Emlyn Dole has had a ringside seat in the formation of the Internet Coast City Deal for his Carmarthenshire patch, Swansea , Neath Port Talbot and Pembrokeshire.

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  2. Town set to host St David's Day celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South Wales Guardian

    A wealth of activities have been organised on the day by Menter Bro Dinefwr in conjunction with Carmarthenshire County Council 's economic development division and Communities First, as well as a window display competition which will be judged beforehand. Menter Bro Dinefwr has arranged for local schools - Ysgol Bro Banw, Ysgol Saron, Ysgol Dyffryn Amman, Ysgol Gymraeg Rhydaman and Ysgol Llandybie - to perform on a stage in Quay Street throughout the day from 10am to 2pm.

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  3. Electoral Commission offers help for Independent candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    The Electoral Commission is offering training sessions for people wishing to stand as independent candidates in this year's local government elections in Wales. The Electoral Commission is offering training sessions for people wishing to stand as independent candidates in this year's local government elections in Wales.

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  4. Britain faces free range egg shortage before Pancake DayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Pancake Day egg shortage: Free range varieties disappear from shelves as bird flu fears force farmers to keep hens inside Britain faces a post-Pancake Day free range egg crisis because of EU anti-bird flu measures forcing farmers to keep their hens inside. From tonight millions of eggs and chickens will lose the prized status because they have been kept in barns to avoid catching the deadly H5N8 virus.

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  5. 28 drivers stopped outside Towy Valley schoolRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    Pupils from Nantgaredig School along with officers from Carmarthenshire council's road safety unit, officers from Dyfed-Powys Police and Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service representatives A total of 28 drivers were stopped after committing motoring offences outside a Towy Valley primary school in just a couple of hours. 24 of the drivers were pulled over for speeding, including one motorist who was doing 50mph, and a further four drivers were stopped for not wearing a seatbelt outside Nantgaredig School.

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  6. Will Shane Williams be back in Amman colours for Cardigan clash?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

    But in reality, the above term is generous when analysing Wales' second half display in Murrayfield on Saturday, a game which ended in a 29-13 defeat for Rob Howley's men, and a first loss to Scotland since 2007. And as part of his ongoing RBS 6 Nations review with Telegraph Sport, former Wales winger Shane Williams voiced his concerns at the manner of which the visitors lost their way after leading 13-6 in the closing stages of the first half.

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  7. Avian flu: Poultry to be allowed outside under new rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    Poultry in Wales will be allowed outside in a change to avian flu restrictions to allow keepers to maintain the free range status of their flocks. An avian flu prevention zone covering the whole of Wales was introduced last December after cases of the H5N8 strain were found in countries across Europe, including France, Germany and the Netherlands.

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  8. Victim was 'a unique and wonderful person'Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    LOOKING out of the polished windows of Howard's Way in Gorseinon on a warm Friday night last July, everything would have seemed normal. LOOKING out of the polished windows of Howard's Way in Gorseinon on a warm Friday night last July, everything would have seemed normal.

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  9. Huw Edwards blasts 'venom and skulduggery' in villageRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Mild-mannered BBC anchorman Huw Edwards has become embroiled in a 'venomous' row that has broken out over the future of his alma mater Mild-mannered BBC anchorman Huw Edwards has become embroiled in a 'venomous' row that has broken out over the future of his alma mater. The 55-year-old newsreader says he has been shocked at the level of 'antipathy, venom and skulduggery' that has consumed the village of Llangennech, where he grew up in Carmarthenshire, West Wales.

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  10. Straight A* student 'died in a river after being refused entry to a nightclub'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    A straight A* student considering a career in medicine was found dead in a river having been turned away from a nightclub because he was drunk, an inquest heard. Teenager Alex Pavlou's mother asked a police officer why they had not helped her son home safely after they were one of the last people to see him alive.

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  11. And they are already thinking of their next venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    Tim Joannides and his sister Sophia have only just opened the doors of their new business venture, but they are already thinking of new premises. Mr Joannides says the plan is to open three outlets in three years based on the Bluebell brand, with the first opening on Tycoch Road, Sketty.

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  12. Jack Roberts: Leicester Tigers centre's friends in high placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Wales wing George North is a longstanding friend while England centre Manu Tuilagi and Australian international Matt Toomua are Leicester Tigers team-mates. The 25-year-old has enjoyed a breakthrough season with English Premiership side Leicester, scoring one try in 17 appearances .

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  13. Prince Charles visits Llandeilo to help save historic herdRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Wales Guardian

    The Prince of Wales visited Llandeilo last week to announce that he has made a donation to safeguard a rare breed of cattle. Following his visit to Dinefwr Park on February 24, His Royal Highness made a donation to the Save the Herd campaign after learning about the National Trust's efforts to save the historic White Park Cattle breed from extinction.

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  14. Teacher struck off for having sex with teens opens pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Teacher, 35, struck off for having sex with teenage girls has opened a family pub and been granted permission to build a children's play park in the garden A teacher who was banned from the profession for having sex with teenage girls has opened a family pub - and was even granted permission to build a children's play park in the garden. Jonathan Norbury, 35, and wife Katie Lewis opened The Bridge in Llangennech, South Wales, after he was sacked as a teacher following the sex scandal.

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  15. Report highlights safety improvement needs at Pembroke Castle Pond, where three people died in 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Western Telegraph

    AN INDEPENDENT risk assessment of Pembroke's Castle Pond, where three people died within seven months of each other in 2015, has identified key areas for safety improvements. The report was commissioned by the Carmarthenshire Water Safety Partnership - which covers the Dyfed area - on behalf of the family of Robert Mansfield, who died in July 2015.

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  16. Ammanford officer shortlisted for awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Wales Guardian

    A Police Community Support Officer based at Ammanford police station has been shortlisted for the first public-chosen Dyfed-Powys Police #WeCare award. PCSO Jade Probert received two nominations from members of the police cadets for her work as a police cadet leader.

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  17. Is the M4 relief road on a journey to nowhere?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Peter Black AM

    My objections to the M4 relief road around Newport have been stated over and over again, on this blog, in party conferences and in the Welsh Assembly chamber. I have five basic concerns: 1. The environmental damage; the road will pass through five SSSIs, add to to air pollution and disturb a number of valuable ecological areas; 2. The long term impact on traffic: like every new road it will fill up within years and will soon be featuring on every traffic bulletin for delays and accidents.

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  18. Top female rugby player (20) killed in car crash after watching Six NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    She was driving a Toyota Yaris which was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Insignia on the A4109, Inter Valley Road, between Banwen and Glynneath. A 42-year-old woman driving the Vauxhall and a 12-year-old girl who was a passenger were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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  19. Welsh rugby star Elli Norkett (20) killed in car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Independent.ie

    The family of a Welsh rugby international killed in a car crash have paid tribute to her as "loved and valued by many". The family of a Welsh rugby international killed in a car crash have paid tribute to her as "loved and valued by many".

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  20. Welsh star killed in accidentRead the original story

    Sunday | Sporting Life

    The family of a Welsh rugby international killed in a car crash have paid tribute to her as "loved and valued by many". Elli Norkett, 20, sustained fatal injuries in the collision in Neath Port Talbot, south Wales, at 7.40pm on Saturday.

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