Events focus groups to be held across Carmarthenshire

FOCUS groups are to be held across Carmarthenshire to look at ways that businesses and communities can get involved in, and benefit from, local events.

Carmarthenshire County Council’s Marketing and Media team is running three focus groups as part of its RDP LEADER funded Event Organisers Circle which has been set up to help event...

One week left to nominate for Culture Awards

THERE’S just one week left to get your nominations in for Carmarthenshire’s first Celebration of Culture Awards.

Individuals, groups and organisations will all be considered across a range of categories designed to shine a spotlight on all areas of cultural arts in Carmarthenshire at the awards in April.

The closing date for...

Police and Crime Panel supports proposed precept

MEMBERS of the Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel have supported the commissioner’s proposed precept increase of five per cent.

Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn outlined his budget plans to members at the panel’s January meeting.

The precept would contribute £49.8m to the Dyfed Powys Police budget, which –...

Phase three of walking and cycling route underway

WORK has started on the third phase of a walking and cycling route which will improve links between communities as well as to key leisure and employment sites in Llanelli.

Phases one and two of the scheme – which saw a shared use path created along the A4138 between the Trosserch roundabout in Llangennech and Llethri Road...

Call for new and innovative project ideas

THE LEADER programme, which aims to support the regeneration of rural Carmarthenshire, has opened a new call for expressions of interest.

LEADER is designed to get local people, businesses and communities involved in delivering sustainable, innovative solutions to address some...

Respite care amongst services saved from budget cuts

A NUMBER of proposed savings put forward by Carmarthenshire County Council for public consultation have been taken off the table by its executive board.

Cllr David Jenkins, executive board member for resources, has confirmed that proposed budget cuts to inclusion services and respite care will no longer be considered and will be...