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  1. Bedwas have 'no room for error'Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | South Wales Argus

    BEDWAS head coach Steve Law believes there is "no room for error" as his side look to keep their Principality Premiership play-off dreams alive this weekend. The Bridge Field men make the short trip away to Cardiff having not played a competitive game for a month after British and Irish Cup fixtures and Wales' autumn internationals left them kicking their heels.


  2. Emergency workers in town and city centres across Wales are braced...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Alcohol Concern claims the UK needs to change its binge drinking culture to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation Emergency workers in town and city centres across Wales are braced for one of the busiest nights of the year tonight Drinkers are being urged to take a break from alcohol after Christmas as the nation braces itself for the often infamous "Black Friday" celebrations. The Friday before Christmas Day is traditionally a day of revelling and last year saw a sharp rise of alcohol sales in pubs, bars and restaurants.


  3. Roy Williams: Welsh chemist a stalwart of parishRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    Roy Williams was a former employee of the UK Atomic Energy Authority , in Harwell, who moved from Wales to Oxfordshire in 1965. A well-known figure around West Hanney - a village about three miles north of Wantage - he was chairman of the parish council for 32 years, until 2007.


  4. DNA survey reveals 25% of Welsh men directly descended from ancient kings and warlordsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    But what homegrown critics of bloodthirsty medieval saga Game Of Thrones might not realise is that, here in Wales, its tales of warring noble dynasties might not have been that far from the truth. Indeed, according to groundbreaking research into the ancestral DNA of the nation, it seems a staggering quarter of all men in Wales with four Welsh grandparents can actually claim to be descended from about 20 rulers from the Dark Ages period - kings, warlords, or other powerful men who governed the land around 1,500 years ago.


  5. Have your say on paying for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

    Local policing is funded largely by three sources - the Home Office, business rates, and householders through a Council Tax element known as the police precept. Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon sets the precept and, for 2015-16, would like to know what the public are happy to pay.


  6. Scrap Police and Crime Commissioners in 2016, says Plaid CymruRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    The call has been made by AM for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, Rhodri Glyn Thomas after the annual cost of the Commissioners in Wales was put at more than A 3.2m Police and Crime Commissioners should be scrapped once their current terms are over in 2016 because they are too costly, according to one of Plaid Cymru's leading AMs. Rhodri Glyn Thomas, the AM for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, made the appeal as the annual cost of the Commissioners in Wales was put at more than A 3.2m.


  7. Three applications submitted to Carmarthenshire county council planners.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    A conservatory and utility shed at the rear of Woodland Villa, 13 Rhosmaen Street, Llandeilo, proposed by Bryan Jones and a new detached dormer bungalow and double garage at land adjacent to Pencoed Villa, Maesquarre Road, Ammanford, from E Mainwaring.


  8. Kevin takes up post to aid deliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    Carmarthenshire County Council Leader Kevin Madge helping sort out the letters with Office Manager for Delivery and Collection Karl Walters. Royal Mail predicts that around 700 million Christmas cards will be delivered over the festive season, with an additional 40 million people expecting items from their online purchases.


  9. Heath Hospital ambulancesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    According to new Welsh Government figures for November, more than 2,034 people spent in excess of 12 hours in A&E from arrival until admission, transfer or discharge. It is the highest the figures have been since April 2013 when a target was introduced in the NHS Wales Delivery Framework to eradicate stays of 12 hours or more in all emergency care facilities.


  10. Charity Match: Mark Wallace will line up for Abergavenny against PantegRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    Jacques Rudolph scored almost 2,000 runs for Glamorgan's 1st XI in 2014, winning the Club's List A player of the year award. He amassed 575 runs at an average of 82.14 to become the country's leading run-scorer in the 50-overs competition and against the Sussex Sharks at Hove smashed an unbeaten 169, which broke Glamorgan's List A record set by Viv Richards, as the Welsh county cruised to a target of 330 to win the game.


  11. 'Live monitoring' of Ammanford CCTV set to endRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    A review into the use of publicly-funded CCTV across half of Wales is to be the subject of high-level discussions. Street CCTV cameras in Ammanford will no longer be monitored if proposals to save Dyfed-Powys Police A 40,000 are approved.


  12. Three jailed over 5m Ammanford mortgage fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    Three businessman who carried out a A 5million mortgage fraud by buying and selling properties in Ammanford and Swansea have been jailed. Three businessman who tried to rig the mortgage market by buying and selling properties in Ammanford and Swansea have been jailed today "for their greed and dishonesty."


  13. Cardiff Blues vs Scarlets: Everything you need to know about the...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    The weather forecast is good, there's some fascinating duels in prospect and there ought to be a bumper crowd for this Guinness Pro12 clash. It will be a black night for the Blues if they fail because their bid to make next season's European Rugby Champions Cup will virtually be over.


  14. Wales weather: Heavy rain and gales to drench country through to weekendRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Aberdare Online

    The Met Office has issued 'be aware' warnings for rain across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Gwynedd, Powys, Neath Port Talbot, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Torfaen, Monmouthshire and Newport for ...


  15. Bag it and bin it: Christmas refuse collectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    Collections are taking place on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve as normal, however there will be no collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day. The holiday period means that collections which would normally have taken place on Thursday, December 25, and Friday, December 26, will take place two days later than usual.


  16. Violent attacker jailed for breaking victim's jaw and ending...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Violent attacker jailed for breaking victim's jaw and ending another man's rugby career - but praised in court for saving a fellow inmate's life A violent man jailed for five years after attacking three strangers is also a lifesaver who stopped a fellow prisoner hanging himself, a court has heard. Delivering a verdict at Cardiff Crown Court , Judge Stephen Hopkins QC said he had taken into account a commendation from the governor of Bristol Prison who described how Welshman Cameron Martin held up a young inmate trying the hang himself, until help arrived.


  17. Film director Ben Pickering and three other mortgage fraudsters get...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Four people involved in a sophisticated A 5m mortgage fraud conspiracy have been jailed for a total of 17 years and four months with sentencing judge Keith Thomas saying the plot was "fuelled by greed". More than 30 mortgage applications for properties across South Wales were made using false names and fictitious employment and salary details backed up by fabricated pay slips to a variety of mortgage lenders including the Leeds Building Society.


  18. Chapel minister cleared of sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | BBC News

    A chapel minister from Carmarthen has been formally cleared of a historical child sex abuse charge due to poor health. Mr Morgan, from Johnstown in Carmarthen, had served at Bryn Iwan Chapen, near Cynwyl Elfed, and Moreia Chapel in Blaenwaun, near St Clears, since 1972.


  19. Lib Dems general election candidate selectedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Milford Mercury

    THE Welsh Liberal Democrats have selected Selwyn Runnett to represent the party in Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire for the forthcoming general election. Following his selection, Selwyn said: "I'm delighted to have been chosen by local Liberal Democrats to contest the Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire seat in the forthcoming general election.


  20. 'Get a van, you'll need it': Relatives left sleeping...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Relatives of patients at a West Wales hospital say they have been forced to sleep in their cars because they are unable to make the 60-mile round trip from home on a daily basis. One expectant dad, whose partner was admitted to the maternity unit at Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen, has spoken of the freezing, miserable nights camping in the hospital's car park, because he can't travel back to Haverfordwest more than 30 miles away.