Dyfed-Powys Police prepares for Royal Welsh Show

DYFED-Powys Police is inviting Royal Welsh Show visitors to their stand to find out more about what the force is doing to protect its rural communities.

The stand, located at E366 behind the main grandstand, will be bringing to life the key pledges and crime prevention messages from the force’s Rural Crime Strategy.

The campaign is about helping people who live in and visit the counties of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys respect rural areas and prevent crime from...

Mudiad Meithrin’s third annual awards ceremony shortlist announced

MUDIAD Meithrin has announced the short-list for nominations for its annual Awards Ceremony which celebrates and recognises all the excellent work at its provisions all over Wales.

The announcement comes three months to the day before the Awards Ceremony is held at The Great Hall, University Campus, Aberystwyth on Friday October 19th.

Mudiad Meithrin has received more than 350 nominations for staff and volunteers at Cylchoedd Meithrin (Welsh-medium playgroups), Cylchoedd Ti a Fi...

Police looking for missing person Samuel Geler Thomas

Missing: 75-year-old Samuel Geler Thomas
UPDATE: Samuel Geler Thomas, missing from the Llanelli area, has been found safe and well.

Thank you for your help in circulating the appeal

CONCERNS are growing for 75-year-old Samuel Geler Thomas, who has been missing from his home in Llanelli since July 10.

Mr Thomas is described as around 5’ 6-7” tall...

Ymgyrch newydd i leihau’r risg o ddamweiniau ar y fferm all ddod a bywyd i ben neu newid bywyd

Y pennawd brawychus ‘Rydych yn edrych ar y person sy’n gyfrifol am eich iechyd a diogelwch chi’ wrth ochr drych sy’n eich dangos chi eich hun... llyfryn ‘arferion da’ diogelwch fferm sy’n cynnwys delwedd rymus o ffermwr o’r Fenni a gollodd ei goes mewn damwain gyda chombein... a thîm o fentoriaid diogelwch fferm hyfforddedig fydd yn ymweld â’ch fferm i’ch galluogi i wneud eich fferm yn lle mwy diogel i weithio. 

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New campaign to reduce the risks of life-ending or life-changing farm accidents

THE shocking headline ‘You are looking at the person responsible for your own health and safety’ next to a mirror which reflects your own image…  a new farm safety ‘top tips’ booklet that contains a powerful image of an Abergavenny farmer who lost his leg in a combine harvester accident… and a team of trained farm safety mentors who will visit your farm and enable you to make your farm a safer place to work.

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Pop star Ian ‘H’ Watkins and entertainer Caryl Parry Jones launch the Clwb Cwtsh learning programme’s next Steps

ON Monday July 23 at 12:00pm on the Mudiad Meithrin stand (FOR735) at the Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, pop star Ian ‘H’ Watkins, a member of the group Steps, and the versatile Welsh-language writer and performer Caryl Parry Jones will launch the second year of the national learning programme, ‘Clwb Cwtsh.’

The free scheme, which uses games and songs to introduce the Welsh language to parents of young children, takes place in the autumn and again in 2019. The scheme, a joint...

Wales says ‘no’ to Trump

ON the eve of Donald Trump’s visit to the UK, WEN Wales mentees are holding a vigil to protest against Trump’s damaging rhetoric and politics.

The event is taking place at:

Steps of the Senedd, Cardiff Bay, CF10 4PZ on Thursday (Jul 12) from 18.15 - 19.00

#StopTrump

With inspiring speakers from all walks of life including Catherine Fookes, Director of WEN Wales; Uzo Iwobi OBE, Race Council Cymru; Cerys Furlong, Chief Executive of Chwarae Teg; Hilary Roberts, member of SEEdS...

Work to reinvest in CCTV across Carmarthenshire to start this month

THE contract has been awarded and work to reinvest in CCTV in 17 towns throughout Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys will start this month (July).

Dyfed-Powys Police has completed a thorough procurement process and has awarded the contract for the work to Baydale Control Systems Ltd. The hi-tech cameras are being supplied by Hikvision UK & Ireland.

The project will bring 116 state of the art CCTV cameras to towns identified as priority camera...

Wayne Pivac to replace Warren Gatland as new Wales head coach

IT was been confirmed that head coach Wayne Pivac will leave the Scarlets at the end of the forthcoming season to take up the role of Wales Head Coach.

Wayne will take over from Warren Gatland, who is scheduled to step down after the 2019 Rugby World Cup when he will have served more than 12 years at the helm.

He will remain at the Scarlets for the entirety of the 2018/19 season and will only officially come under WRU employment in July 2019.

"First and foremost, on behalf of...

Llongyfarchiadau NHS 70 mlwydd oed

THE NHS is celebrating 70 years in existence. Founded by Welshman Aneurin Bevan on the 5th July 1948.

Nye Bevan believed everyone in the country, regardless of their background, had a right to healthcare if they needed it. It started with a budget of £437 million. Prescriptions were free. Car parking was free. Nurses wore pressed uniforms and the Matron dominated the wards.

Since then it has become the largest employer in the U.K. and 5th largest employer in the world. It...