South Wales Police launch campaign to target drivers under influence of alcohol or drugs

THE Winter drink drug drive campaign launching on social media on Wednesday (Dec 11) shows footage of real incidents with key words to tell the journey of the impact drink or drug driving had. Last year saw over 3,500 drink drive tests administered across South Wales resulting in 179 arrests, Continue Reading

Chief Officer for Dyfed-Powys Special Constabulary faces hearing over allegations of gross misconduct

FOLLOWING a thorough and swift investigation into two allegations made about his conduct, Dyfed-Powys Police’s Special Chief Officer Cairn Newton-Evans has this morning faced a public disciplinary hearing. On (Nov 28) SCO Newton-Evans was served with a conditional caution for sexual assault and tendered his resignation from the post of Continue Reading

Outreach Van to be placed in Station Road in run-up to Christmas to help those most in need

THE Dyfed Powys Police Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn has instigated additional partnership working in Llanelli in response to local concerns relating to substance misuse. Dyfed Powys Police is proudly teaming up with Dyfed Drug and Alcohol Service (DDAS), Carmarthenshire County Council and CrimeStoppers Fearless campaign in order to engage with Continue Reading

‘Brexit costing public services more than £350 million a week’ claim Welsh Lib Dems

THE Welsh Liberal Democrats have revealed that Brexit is already costing the UK Government £380–470 million a week – money that could have been spent on public services instead. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has estimated that GDP is £55–66 billion lower this year than it would have been Continue Reading

Labour urges Jo Swinson to apologise on anniversary of tuition fees hike

ON the ninth anniversary of the vote to treble university tuition fees to £9,000, Labour has urged Jo Swinson to fully apologise for her party’s role in betraying young people. The call for an apology comes as new research from Labour shows that by 2023-24 tuition fee loans are predicted Continue Reading

Union accuses council of ‘Scrooging’ on payment for road gritting

The joint unions GMB, UNISON and Unite have met with Carmarthenshire County Council to try and negotiate an increased payment for staff who grit the county’s roads. In a statement issued today, Tuesday (Dec 10) the unions said: “All three unions GMB, UNISON and Unite met with the Director Of Continue Reading

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