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6 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Pensioner's extraordinary 2.6m legacy to the church where she grew up in West Wales

Carmarthenshire born Hazel Jones-Olszewski left A 2.6m to her local church for use in the community and a lasting memorial Hazel Jones-Olszewski has left an extraordinary A 2.6m legacy to the Church in Wales following her death in Kensington, London, last year An "ordinary Welsh woman" has left an extraordinary A 2.6m legacy to the Church in Wales ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

IcNetwork

Ian "H" Watkins is all set to forward-roll his way into our Saturday teatimes

We knew he could sing, but look at H doing the splits! The former Steps singer lines up with his fellow stars as they get ready for a new reality show with an er, twist Ian "H" Watkins is all set to forward-roll his way into our Saturday teatimes as brand-new entertainment show Tumble starts next month.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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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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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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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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Wed Jul 16, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Rebecca Evans AM with Corgi's Chris Jones.

AMMANFORD sock maker Corgi received a recently welcomed a visit from Rebecca Evans AM, Assembly Member for Mid and West Wales.

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South Wales Guardian

Proposals submitted to county planners

A PLANNING application has been received by Carmarthenshire County Council for a removal and reinstatement of a chimney stack at 25 Broad Street, Llandovery.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Ammanford residents are being urged to keep their eyes peeled for a runaway.

Timothy the tortoise is 40 years old and went missing from his home on College Street on July 8, leaving his family heartbroken.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Daily Record

One Show presenter Alex Jones admits she can't wait to fire the...

Despite her all-action image, The One Show presenter admits she'll be more at home hosting the spectacular Live at Edinburgh Castle concert which kickstarts the Games than in any sporting arena.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Carmarthenshire charity boxes clever for donations

OVER THE COUNTER: Angela Edwards, Jonathan Richards and Sharon Williams were overwhelmed by the support they received from Ammanford businesses.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

IcNetwork

Luxury sock maker counting The Prince of Wales, Burberry and Fred...

Workers from the Fire Brigades Union, the National Union of Teachers Cymru, the PCS and the GMB, Unite and Unison will all join the strike After Cardiff City brought young keeper Charlie Horton into their squad today, our writers look at whether they should cash in on David Marshall, at the right price.

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South Wales Guardian

Former Amman Valley coal miners could be in line for compensation for hearing loss

AMMAN Valley coal miners could be in line for compensation for hearing loss - even if they had made a previous claim, according to leading Welsh law firm Hugh James Solicitors.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Carmarthenshire charity seeks Ammanford business support

BOXING CLEVER: Angela Edwards, Jonathan Richards and Sharon Williams are in Ammanford today hoping local businesses will take a Carmarthenshire People First charity box.

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IcNetwork

Public sector strike: Which schools and services are closed in Carmarthenshire?

Teachers and public sector workers across Wales are on strike as part of the the biggest walkout over pay faced by the Government since it came to office.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

South Wales Guardian

County Hall: "We cannot as a council afford to be damaged like this again."

A number of county council staff belong to unions including GMB, Unite, Unison and the National Union of Teachers which are all striking for higher pay.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Newsday

Churches get A 275,000 lottery boost

An Ammanford church is getting a A 117,000 lottery grant to restore a World War One memorial clock tower.

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