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7 hrs ago | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Spanish eyes smiling on beauty apprentice Steph

A BEAUTY apprentice from Rhoose Point has swapped the spa where she works to experience workshops in Spain as part of a European exchange project.

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16 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

These were the stories hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian on April 23, 1964.

A BEAT group called Dave Dee and the Bostons - later to become Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mich and Titch - played their first gig in Britain at Ammanford's Regal Ballroom following a long stint in Germany.

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16 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

Way back when....

FOR KING AND COUNTRY: A unit of raw recruits from the south-west Wales region relax to enjoy some time out from basic training before heading for the front line during World War One.

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21 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

Red Alert: Ammanford firefighters dashed to the rescue of Princess the corgi.

AMMANFORD firefighters responded to one of their more unusual call outs on Sunday - to free a corgi trapped beneath a reclining chair! The dog called Princess found herself in a spot of bother after her Capel Hendre owner sat down in the chair unaware his pet was snoozing underneath - and eventually had to be freed by the firefighters using cutting ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Opinion

ONE of Wales's oldest Welsh-language support groups has parted company with its chief executive.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Crimes, clowns and a vision of femininity: April 16, 1964.

CLOWNING AROUND: Ammanford ground to a standstill as Coco the Clown came to town to open the revolutionary new "self-service" Spar store.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Welsh firms among the UK's fastest growing

Award winning construction company Dawnus has made it into a top 10 ranking of companies in the UK with the fastest growing profits.

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South Wales Guardian

Mum's anger over scarlet fever legal threat

RED LETTER: An Ammanford mum has said she was forced to send her daughter to school despite her showing symptoms of scarlet fever.

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South Wales Guardian

Disabled and homeless: Dad forced to live in van at campsite

A 64-year-old disabled former builder has been pushed to the brink of suicide after being left to spend his life sitting in the driver's seat of his van.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Drug Charge: a Glanamman dad-to-be has admitted possessing cannabis resin.

ALLEGATIONS: Penybanc car centre boss Jack Galinsky along with his wife Mandy and Beauty queen Kelly Rowland have appeared in court as part of a A 5million tax fraud case.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Ammanford pensioner slams ambulance service over '90-minute delay'

AN AMMANFORD pensioner claims he was forced to endure a 90-minute wait for an ambulance after his wife collapsed at home.

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South Wales Guardian

AMMANFORD Police Station has reopened to the public.

The closure of the Foundry Road station's front desk in 2012 has to be one of the most unpopular decisions Dyfed-Powys have ever made.

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South Wales Guardian

These were the stories that were hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian on April 9, 1964.

In a year when the Labour party was being hotly tipped to win the General Election, the party retained control of County Hall, despite the shock of losing two seats.

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South Wales Guardian

Ballots, burglars and rebuffs: April 9, 1964.

GRAVE CONCERN: Proposals to "move" some graves in Brynaman as part of a road-widening scheme received a "gentle rebuff".

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Secret tunnel found near Ammanford Castle

Although the precise location is being kept secret, it is understood the underground passage was found in the vicinity of Ammanford's overgrown motte and bailey castle at the weekend.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

South Wales Guardian

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

A 28-year-old Ammanford mum-of-five had a "substantial amount" of alcohol in her system when she was found hanging in the garage at her home, the Carmarthenshire coroner has ruled.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Amman star returns to record tribute to the Valley's fallen

Steve first contacted the Amman Valley-born actor two weeks ago and was stunned when the star, who played Gimli the dwarf in the blockbuster big-screen adaptations of JRR Tolkien's epic tale, phoned him back almost immediately.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Adam, Alexander, Scouts section leader Simon Brown and Matthew

GORSLAS parents fear the village scout group is under threat of closure if a new leader isn't found within the next few weeks - an outcome that would leave one particular little boy heartbroken.

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South Wales Guardian

NEXT stop for the Carmarthenshire Baton Relay is Ammanford.

As part of its month long journey across the county, the baton touched down at Dyffryn Amman School yesterday morning following a 10-mile journey from the Gwendraeth Valley.

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South Wales Guardian

Now Cwmaman gets its own Big Day Out

Carmarthenshire County Council have announced that the school summer holiday season will launch with a double Big Day Out in Cwmaman on Saturday, June 28 and Ammanford on Saturday, July 12. Earlier this month a fierce row involving Cwmaman carnival organisers led to the creation of a rival event at Penybont Park on Saturday, July 5. The row erupted ... (more)

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