Council bails out Towy Community Church with £50k cash and £50k loan extension

A BOWLING alley, food bank, community shop and furniture recycling project have been handed a lifeline by Carmarthenshire Council. Executive board members agreed to provide Towy Community Church, which runs the Carmarthen projects, with a £50,000 grant and an extension of an existing loan by up to £50,000. Income from Continue Reading

Housing rent arrears climbing in Carmarthenshire

HOUSING rent arrears are climbing in Carmarthenshire as some council tenants experience life on the “breadline”. Tenants owed the council £1.8 million in October this year, compared to £1.5 million in October 2019. Council chiefs said an increase was expected, given the difficult year, and that the rise was lower Continue Reading

Gadewch i ni i gyd wneud ein rhan i leihau achosion ymhellach / Let’s do our bit to help cases fall even further

MAE achosion coronafeirws yn Sir Gaerfyrddin yn dechrau gostwng, gan ddangos arwyddion addawol bod y cyfnod atal wedi cael yr effaith gywir. Mae Cyngor Sir Caerfyrddin wedi croesawu’r newyddion calonogol ond mae’n annog pawb i fod ar eu gwyliadwriaeth a pharhau i gyfyngu ar eu cysylltiadau i helpu’r niferoedd i Continue Reading

New Covid-19 grant support for businesses – apply now

CARMARTHENSHIRE businesses are being urged to apply for a new round of Covid-19 grants, opening today Wednesday (Oct 28). The Welsh Government has introduced two non-repayable grants to support eligible businesses impacted by the national firebreak lockdown. Grants of £5,000 are being made available for retail, leisure and hospitality businesses Continue Reading

Work to tackle ash dieback disease continues in Carmarthenshire

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council is continuing its work to tackle ash dieback disease by removing infected trees along the highway for which it is directly responsible and where they are at risk of falling. The council’s highways inspectors have also identified trees in private ownership along many county roads which pose Continue Reading

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