Multi-Agency search for missing woman at Aberystwyth seafront

A multi-agency search for a young woman who had been reported missing took place in Aberystwyth on Sunday, (Oct 25). Concerns had been raised for the whereabouts and welfare of a female in the Aberystwyth area in the late evening. The search was conducted along the seafront and the Constitution Continue Reading

Fire service remains at scene of train fire near Llangennech

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service remain at the scene of a major incident in Llangennech, Carmarthenshire. Joint Fire Control received the first call at 11:10pm on Wednesday, 26th August 2020. A freight train, carrying large amounts of diesel oil, caught fire and a number of its carriages Continue Reading

Major incident declared and homes evacuated as emergency services deal with train fire near Llangennech

REPORTS are coming in of a cargo train having caught fire on a railway line near Llangennech. Local councillor Gary Jones contacted Llanelli Online earlier to say there had been a terrible accident, which involved a cargo train. Social media had images of the fire and Hywel Davies captured this Continue Reading

Update on serious assault in Ely

OFFICERS investigating an assault in Ely, in which a man was stabbed, have today arrested a third person. A 25-year-old woman from the area was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and attempting to pervert the course of justice, following the incident in Plymouth Wood Close at around 12.30am Continue Reading

UK Parliament launches free online workshops for community and youth groups in Wales

THE UK Parliament’s local outreach officers have today taken their community and youth group workshops online. Their sessions are designed to show groups across Wales how the House of Commons and House of Lords work, as well as offering first-hand expertise on how to influence decisions made in UK Parliament, Continue Reading

Save up to £2,000 with Tax-Free Childcare

AS schools return in Wales, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding working parents they could save up to £2,000 per child per year to pay towards after-school clubs and other childcare services. Around 70,000 families in Wales are eligible for Tax-Free Childcare, which can cut thousands of pounds off Continue Reading

Council re-opening of community centres and village halls-opening of community centres and village halls

AS of the 14th August 2020, community centres / village halls have been able to open for some permitted activities. Examples of activities permitted under the regulations include: Exercise classes – no more than 30 people Dance classes – no more than 30 people Childcare facility Children’s holiday club Supervised activities Continue Reading

Angharad runs 150 miles for Charity that Saved her Life

A mum-of-one whose life was saved by the Wales Air Ambulance is showing her appreciation by completing 150 miles for the charity. Angharad Jenkins, 28, who is originally from Ammanford, hopes to raise £500 by running or walking the miles throughout September – after the charity saved her life 7 Continue Reading

Better broadband for rural communities

RESIDENTS and businesses in rural areas of Carmarthenshire will have access to more funding for better broadband. Welsh Government recently announced it has topped up the value of the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme to those with less than 30Mbps. The vouchers have doubled in value and those eligible can now Continue Reading

County Council issues statement addressing racism in Carmarthenshire

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council has issued a statement addressing racism in Carmarthenshire. The statement reads as follows: THE harrowing death of George Floyd in the USA and the weeks of protest and debate that have followed has given us all an opportunity to reflect on the harsh reality of racism across Continue Reading

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