Sun shines for Carmarthen Mayor’s Races

THE 37th Carmarthen Mayor's Races were held earlier today, Bank Holiday Monday (May 7). Given it was a holiday it gave an opportunity for the whole family, people of all ages and all abilities to get involved.

The race took runners through the streets of the town centre on what was possibly one of the warmest days the event has been held, with recorded temperatures in the mid to high teens for most of the day.

The sunny Bank Holiday conditions attracted runners and spectators alike...

Opportunity for 100 people to take a step towards working with young children

MUDIAD Meithrin are inviting applications for a free course for Welsh speakers and confident Welsh learners who want to train to work with young children through the medium of Welsh.

The National Training Sceme run by Mudiad Meithrin will give 100 people the chance to train for a Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development in the workplace.

The Welsh-medium course runs from September 2018 until August 2019 with the closing date for applications being 1st of June this...

Dyfed Primary Schools Cross Country Championship attracts the crowds

DYFED primary school pupils and spectators once again turned out in their numbers on Thursday evening (Mar 15) at one of the most popular sporting events currently being held in Dyfed and West Wales in front of a packed house in Nantyci.

A total of over 1,400 runners from 75 Dyfed primary schools competed in the annual cross country championships at the United Counties Showground in Carmarthen, now in its 31st year organised by Hedydd Davies.

The first race began at...

Parents encouraged to protect their children from flu

AS the festive period approaches, parents of two and three year-olds are being reminded to ensure their children are protected against flu.

Children aged two to eight years (on 31 August 2017) are eligible for a free flu vaccine in Wales, but this year uptake is low in children aged two and three, with only two in every five children in this age group currently protected.

Uptake of the nasal spray vaccine in primary school aged children has been good (almost 70 per cent), but stands at...

Carmarthenshire school children join mass choir for Christmas Fantasia

HUNDREDS of local primary school pupils are being given the unique experience to sing with a leading symphony orchestra at leading concert halls later this year.

Pupils from local primary schools across Carmarthenshire will take part in 'SINGCREDIBLE', an exciting primary school outreach initiative by the Llanelli’s famous Hywel Girls’ Choir & Hywel Boy Singers. SINGCREDIBLE will give primary school children the experience of professional performances at leading concert halls...