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Households in Carmarthenshire start to receive £150 cost of living payment

MORE than 31,000 homes in Carmarthenshire have started to receive a £150 cost of living payment to help tackle the cost of living crisis. The council is making a single payment directly into the bank accounts of all eligible households that pay their council tax by direct debit. These payments have been able to be […]

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Carmarthenshire Environment News

Works continues to remove trees affected by ash dieback disease in Carmarthenshire

Work is continuing throughout Carmarthenshire to remove council owned diseased ash trees affecting the highway. Specialist contractors have recently been carrying out felling works throughout the night on the A4138 Hendy link road to remove dead and dying trees that pose a risk to road users and pedestrians. Ash dieback is a fungal disease, it […]

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Young people in Carmarthenshire are ready to use their vote

MORE 16 and 17-year-olds in Carmarthenshire have registered to vote in the local elections in the last few weeks than in any other part of Wales. Figures issued by the Electoral Commission Wales show that in the weeks leading up to the April 14 voter registration deadline, more than 400 young people aged 16 and […]

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100% Sir Gâr pop-up shop back at St Catherine’s Walk for Easter

THE 100% Sir Gâr pop-up shop is returning to Carmarthen over the Easter holidays. A range of local independent businesses are taking advantage of free retail space at Carmarthenshire County Council’s customer services Hwb, the former Debenhams, to sell their products from Tuesday April 12 to Thursday April 14 (10am til 2pm). It follows the […]

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Grants to help small rural businesses use the Welsh language

SMALL businesses in rural Carmarthenshire are being offered support to increase their use of the Welsh language. Carmarthenshire County Council’s Iaith Gwaith initiative, funded by the UK Government’s Community Renewal Fund, is providing grants to help businesses raise the profile of the Welsh language in their branding, signage and marketing materials. Small businesses and community […]

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Standing for election to become a local councillor

PEOPLE thinking of standing as a candidate in the Local Elections have until 4pm on Tuesday April 5 to submit their nomination. People across Carmarthenshire will go to the polls on Thursday May 5 to elect who they wish to represent their local communities in the county and town and community councils over the next […]

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Carmarthenshire News West Wales

Carmarthenshire prepares to welcome and fully support Ukrainian refugees

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council says it will offer a full range of support to Ukrainian families and local people who offer to host refugees in their homes. Officers are working with Welsh Government and already having conversations with key external partners, including private landlords and local housing associations, voluntary and charitable organisations and people who have […]

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Volunteers help to tackle litter and fly-tipping in Carmarthenshire

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council and volunteers from communities throughout Carmarthenshire have worked hard during the past year to tackle Local Environment Quality (LEQ) issues. In the past 12 months, the council, community groups, schools and partners have collected over 2,000 bags of littered and fly-tipped waste from throughout the county. This fantastic result has been achieved […]

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More industrial units transformed in Glanamman

SIX new industrial units have been completed as part of a £2.5 million investment by Carmarthenshire County Council in Glanamman. The former empty workshops site at Tabernacle Road has been transformed and brought back into use as part of a second phase after the council set aside the money from its Five-Year Capital Works Programme […]

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Visitor Stats Reveal People from all over the world are looking at what Carmarthenshire has to offer

ALMOST half a million people have visited Carmarthenshire’s tourism website in the last year looking for places to stay, things to do, and to browse a growing range of local produce being promoted online. Discover Carmarthenshire is Carmarthenshire County Council’s dedicated tourism information service, and more and more people are visiting to find out about […]

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