Police investigate quad bike thefts in Ammanford

DYFED-Powys Police are investigating a spate of quad bike thefts from farms in the Ammanford area.

Three quad bikes have been stolen from the Llanwrda and Llanddeusant areas sometime between Sunday 7, and Monday 16, April.

Sergeant Ciaran Ryan has urged people to be vigilant of suspicious vehicles and people in the rural communities.

He said: “I ask that local farmers take appropriate action to minimise the opportunities of these thefts occurring. This includes removing keys from...

Works on Ammanford transport scheme making progress

WORKS on a major new transport scheme in Ammanford to help ease traffic congestion and facilitate future regeneration plans are making progress.

The £1.8million scheme involves the construction of a new roundabout to replace the traffic lights at the Wind Street & Tirydail Lane junction.

Initial works to widen the approach to the junction from the Carregamman car park roundabout along William Walker Way...

Ammanford businesses booming thanks to council grant

BUSINESSES in Ammanford have been given a major boost with a grant of over £75,000 to grow the Amman Business Centre.

Carmarthenshire County Council approved the grant in November, making clear its commitment to supporting the local business community and economy.

Amman Business Centre, in Margaret Street, was set up in 2007 providing a range of professional office units and other business services including virtual offices and mail handling.

It is used by small to medium business...

Major new transport scheme for Ammanford

WORK is due to start on a major new transport scheme in Ammanford which will help to ease congestion and support wider regeneration plans. 

The scheme to improve the Wind Street / Tirydail Lane junction will see the traffic lights replaced with a new roundabout. 

It also involves the widening of the...

Phil talks rubbish

Why is it that in this day and age, people continue to drop litter without a care in the world or without consideration to others?

Recently, I watched a football match in my home town of Ammanford, a place where the locals are blessed with a beautiful big recreation ground that facilitates several football pitches and a cricket pitch.

And yet, when the players and spectators leave, there are huge amounts of crisp packets, pop bottles and empty cans strewn across the field.

A few...

Evangelical Church provides pensioners with perfect company at Christmas

ON December 25th, Ammanford Pensioners Hall opened its doors on Christmas Day for people of all ages in the Amman Valley who were spending the festive weekend celebrations alone.

Organised by members of Ammanford Evangelical Church for over 20 years by now, the Community Christmas Day meal held annually in the town centre has become very popular with many people returning year after year. Coming from a number of...

Christmas Jumper theft in Ammanford shop

TODAY is Christmas Jumper Day and as part of increased foot patrols in town centres for #OpSANTA17, Dyfed-Powys Police has dealt with a man caught stealing two Christmas jumpers.

Officers in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, were out on foot in a bid to protect businesses and shoppers from thieves.

During their patrol they were informed by a security guard that they suspected a man had items hidden on him that he’d...