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15 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

County jobless figure falls to 2.4%

The Leader of Carmarthenshire County Council has welcomed official figures showing unemployment in the county fell by more than 5.9 percent last month.

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22 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

The crunch meeting is now set for Thursday, February 27.

FAILING to identify the driver of a vehicle thought to have committed an offence has cost an Amman Valley man A 165, with six licence points.

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Yesterday | BBC News

'Genuine cases' refused blue badges

People with genuine disabilities are being refused blue badges for parking following a crackdown to prevent abuse of the system, an AM has claimed.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Diamond couple set to celebrate big day

A pair of Ammanford sweethearts will be celebrating 60 years of marriage next weekend with more than 50 family members and friends.

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Why 13 is the lucky number as Mike Bartlett drama premiered in Wales

Director Catherine Paskell reveals why she's staging the Welsh premiere of 13 at Cardiff's Chapter Arts Centre with a group of emerging actors Last autumn I first worked with the Third Year Acting students of Gorseinon, Gower College in Swansea on their drama school audition monologues.

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Flooding concerns voiced over Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project

Responding to the UK Planning Inspectorate's examination of the project - which is the first of its kind in the world - Wales' environment body Natural Resources Wales said it did not consider a number environmental issues had been "adequately assessed".

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A young man jumps onto the bonnet of a 245k Mclaren Spider which he posted on facebook.

The 17-year-old leered into a camera as he caused A 10,000 damage to the supercar parked in a side street by a wealthy businessman A teenager who framed himself jumping on a A 250,000 supercar was today ordered to pay A 300 compensation to the millionaire driver.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Hospital consultant saddles up for charity ride

Richard Johnson, Consultant Breast Surgeon at Neath Port Talbot and Princess of Wales hospitals, is taking part in the Arch to Arc cycle ride from London to Paris, to raise money for the breast endowment funds that each hospital has run for many years.

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Six-year-old boy struck by car in hit-and-run accident in Swansea

A six-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being struck by a car during a hit-and-run accident in Swansea.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Traffic-busting scheme aimed at cutting M4 congestion to begin next month

A scheme aimed at easing congestion on a stretch of the M4 at Port Talbot at peak times will start next month - though the project has been scaled down after complaints from traders in the steel town.

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South Wales Guardian

Health Board hails new era of GP services

NEW DAWN: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board has awarded the contract to provide GP services to the upper Amman and Swansea Valleys to the Amman Tawe Partnership.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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National Eisteddfod 2014: Getting to the Carmarthenshire Eisteddfod by rail and bus

Attack-minded manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits his team have to focus on their defensive strategy in their final Austrian tour match against Amkar Perm of Russia Is Wales's tourism budget inadequate when compared to rivals such as Scotland? Well not according to chair of the Welsh Government's Tourism Advisory Board Dan Clayton Jones Chair of ... (more)

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Nathan Wyburn visits Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda to help pupils make portraits using Marmite and toast

Rhondda secondary school students have created incredible pieces of artwork out of hundreds of slices of toast and a few jars of Marmite.

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Michael Sheen's Masters of Sex to return to UK screens next month

Series two of the drama which stars Port Talbot-born Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, will air on More4 in August Starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, the show shines a light on the professional and personal lives of Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson, and continues to follow their pioneering study into the physiological aspect of human sexual ... (more)

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Britain's Got Talent finalists announce Reading CD signing

Rapper Leondre Devries, 13, and singer Charlie Lenehan, 15, will be at HMV in The Oracle on Friday, August 1, from 12.30pm.

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Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Former Elstree pupil celebrates success after graduation and first job offer

Swansea University engineering student Clare Cooper, who attended Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls in Elstree, has graduated with a First Class MEng Honours degree in Product Design Engineering.

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Anthony Hopkins to star in re-make of sci-fi movie Westworld

The Hollywood actor is said to have been offered the role of Dr Ford in the new version of the '70s classic Hollywood veteran Sir Anthony Hopkins is being lined up for a leading role in a re-make of the classic 1970s sci-fi movie Westworld about a cowboy theme park in which rebellious robots start attacking the guests.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Chinese high definition TV firm tunes into Wales with the opening of...

Solskjaer is a big admirer of highly-rated England under-21 centre-back Keane and is determined to add a new defender to his squad before the season begins Chinese hi-tech TV firm Tongfang said it will create 70 jobs at its new operation in Port Talbot by later this year One of China's largest TV manufacturers Tongfang has opened its European ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

South Wales Guardian

The crunch meeting is now set for Thursday, February 27.

An Ammanford woman with almost 50 previous convictions to her name has received a 15-week suspended jail term after "all attempts to make her change her ways failed".

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Western Telegraph

THE inquest into the death of a 14-year-old girl who died while in...

THE inquest into the death of a 14-year-old girl who died while in the care of Pembrokeshire County Council in 2012 will no longer be held in the county, after Her Majesty's coroner 'relinquished jurisdiction'.

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