Key development in Llanelli moves forward

THE PLANNED key development in Llanelli town centre has taken a step forward. Carmarthenshire County Council’s Planning Committee has approved plans to rebuild five buildings in Stepney Street which are currently in a state of disrepair. Numbers 2, 4, 4A, 6 and 8 will be redeveloped as part of a Continue Reading

Roofs at sprawling Parc Dewi Sant complex set to be covered in solar panels

A sprawling council complex on the outskirts of Carmarthen could start generating green energy before long. Eighteen solar arrays have been proposed on roofs at Parc Dewi Sant. A company called Ameresco has applied to the council for permission to install more than 800 sq metres of panels throughout the Continue Reading

Labour hits out at Carmarthenshire council social care performance but Plaid returns fire

PLAID Cymru’s administration on Carmarthenshire Council has hit back after the performance of its social services was fiercely criticised by Labour councillors. Rob James, the leader of the opposition, cited a 2018-19 survey which found that only 47.5% of respondents agreed there was a good social care service available in Continue Reading

Carmarthen council new development blueprint will be seven months late

A NEW development blueprint for Carmarthenshire is likely to be delayed by several months. The local development plan (LDP) sets out the requirement for 8,835 new homes in the county over a 15-year period and must be approved by the Welsh Government before it is implemented. Carmarthenshire’s LDP was expected Continue Reading

Support for over 280 Carmarthenshire homeless people

OVER 280 homeless people have been supported by Carmarthenshire County Council since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the UK. The council took immediate action to support people in Carmarthenshire living rough, sofa surfing, prison leavers or people at risk of losing their home due to domestic violence, ensuring that they had Continue Reading

Air quality debate used to express disappointment over Llandeilo bypass delay

COUNCIL chiefs used a discussion about air quality in Carmarthenshire to reiterate their disappointment in the delay of a bypass around Llandeilo. The Plaid Cymru-Independent administration singled out Llandeilo, which is one of three towns in the county with a designated air quality management area as a result of breaches in Continue Reading

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