West Wales women celebrate success with Chwarae Teg

WOMEN from across west Wales celebrated their success at a graduation event Wednesday night (June 11), picking up their Institute of Leadership and Management certificates and hearing from an inspirational former graduate of the programme. Anna-Jayne Davies, a former Agile Nation 2 Career Development graduate undertook the ILM programme earlier Continue Reading

Ammanford gears up with family fun for the Women’s Tour

AMMANFORD has pulled out all the stops to celebrate the arrival of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour on Saturday June 15. A family fun day has been organised with entertainment, cycling activities and stalls, and yellow and green bunting has added colour to the streets ahead of its arrival. Ammanford Continue Reading

Fire services receive fire prevention grant

MID and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) have been successful in receiving a Fire Prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. FM Global representatives presented the cheque for $10,000 (which equates to over £7,000) to Diana Harris, Safeguarding and Firesetter Intervention Officer Continue Reading

Rotational grazing key to cutting costs

WELSH suckler beef producers could halve their winter housing period and associated costs by establishing a rotational system of grazing. James Evans has proven this is possible since putting the grazing system in place for the herd of 300 Stabiliser cattle he runs on a contract farming agreement. He has Continue Reading

Gower AM backs NSPCC ‘Wild West Web’ campaign

REBECCA Evans AM, Assembly Member for Gower, is backing the NSPCC’s campaign Wild West Web. Rebeca Evans AM has long campaigned for more to done to protect children online, and is joining the NSPCC in making the case for statutory regulation so that social networks have a legal duty of Continue Reading

Pembrokeshire preserve producer goes from hedgerow to HQ

WHAT began as a way of using blackberries picked on countryside walks has become a thriving business for Pembrokeshire preserve producer Anne-Marie Harries, who has just opened a new base for her burgeoning business. She first began selling her jams at her parents’ pub – The Farmers Arms – in Continue Reading

Thinking globally by acting locally

LLANELLI Rural Council has pledged its support in regard to a national declaration of an Environment and Climate Emergency. The council has elected to set up a task and finish group to focus on the issue. The council, like many other local councils in the UK, is determined to play Continue Reading

Dyfed-Powys Police Volunteers Week

THIS week marks National Volunteers’ Week 2019 – a chance to celebrate volunteers’ fantastic contributions, to say thank you to all volunteers, and to promote exciting volunteering opportunities. Currently, over 60 people from Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys volunteer for the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Dyfed-Powys. Continue Reading

100 toddlers star on Urdd Eisteddfod stage

On Saturday morning, 1 June, more than 100 children aged between 2 – 5 years old from Cylchoedd Meithrin (Welsh-medium playgroups) in the Cardiff and Vale area starred in the Pasiant Meithrin (Nursery Musical) hosted by Mudiad Meithrin at the Wales Millennium Centre as part of the Urdd National Eisteddfod Continue Reading

Ten-year footpath plan takes early steps

A VISION for improving footpaths and other routes across Ceredigion over the next decade has been adopted. Ceredigion County Council’s cabinet signed off the revised Rights of Way Improvement Plan for 2019-29 at its meeting on Tuesday, June 4. “Providing access to our coast and countryside is an essential part Continue Reading

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