Community spirit shines on in Wales

WITH WALES almost a week into the national fire-break lockdown, Welsh Government Deputy Minister and Chief Whip, Jane Hutt, today gave thanks to the volunteers and community groups who have given hope and help to their local areas, both recently and during the previous national lockdown. Jane Hutt said: “Throughout Continue Reading

Minister praises volunteer effort as Carmarthenshire field hospitals recruit 360 volunteers in 24 hours

DEPUTY MINISTER and Chief Whip Jane Hutt has praised Wales’ volunteers, and urged others to get involved as their services will be needed more than ever in the months to come. The call comes after more than 360 people came forward to help Carmarthenshire County Council set up furniture and Continue Reading

Llanelli volunteer sewing group make protective equipment for frontline workers

A sewing group of volunteers making up masks and bags to help frontline workers have been inundated with requests from Keyworkers across the Llanelli area. Emma Daniels, Morfa resident said: “We are a group of sewers, all from the Llanelli area, all ages and all abilities, from all walks of life. We have Continue Reading

More than 360 people volunteer to help at field hospitals

MORE than 360 people have volunteered to help set up furniture and equipment at Carmarthenshire’s four field hospitals. The council is converting Carmarthen and Llanelli Leisure Centres, the Selwyn Samuel Centre and the Parc y Scarlets barn in Llanelli, into temporary hospitals to provide additional bed space for the NHS. Continue Reading

Volunteer Troubleshooters  primed to help people struggling due to Coronavirus Restrictions

WARD COUNCILLOR Wendy Fitzgerald has gathered a group of volunteers to help mainly elderly residents who are unlikely to follow the latest local developments on Facebook or other websites. For those who do have the internet, Cllr Fitzgerald is trying to update Penllergaer Community Council’s Facebook page regularly. She admitted Continue Reading

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