New ‘local development orders’ set for Carmarthen and Ammanford

BUSINESSES in Carmarthen and Ammanford will be able to make some changes without planning planning permission to help stay open and increase footfall, if new proposals are adopted. It follows the approval of “local development orders” for core commercial areas of the two towns by Carmarthenshire Council’s executive board. These Continue Reading

Council publishes details of enhanced financial support during firebreak

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council has published details of the financial assistance available to businesses in Carmarthenshire. The council sets out the support is as follows: This is a fund to provide financial assistance to businesses that are facing operational and financial challenges caused by the national lockdown announced for Wales as Continue Reading

European Innovation Partnership in Wales continues to benefit agricultural industry

SINCE it was first launched in 2016, EIP (European Innovation Partnership) Wales has enabled more than 200 individuals working at the grass roots level of the agricultural industry to benefit from the latest technologies and scientific outcomes from academic and scientific experts throughout the world. Lecturers, researchers, scientists, analysts and Continue Reading

£300m phase of Economic Resilience Fund opens for applications

BUSINESSES can now apply for funding from the third phase of the Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund (ERF). Last week, the Welsh Government announced it was doubling this phase of the fund, making nearly £300m available to support businesses that continue to be affected by Covid-19. As a result of Continue Reading

New Covid-19 grant support for businesses – apply now

CARMARTHENSHIRE businesses are being urged to apply for a new round of Covid-19 grants, opening today Wednesday (Oct 28). The Welsh Government has introduced two non-repayable grants to support eligible businesses impacted by the national firebreak lockdown. Grants of £5,000 are being made available for retail, leisure and hospitality businesses Continue Reading

Plaid Cymru responds to guidance issued to supermarkets

RESPONDING to the news that guidance has today been issued by the Welsh Government to supermarkets on what items can be sold under the current regulations, Plaid Cymru Shadow Health Minister, Rhun ap Iorwerth MS said, “This really has been a reminder to Government that building public trust in Covid Continue Reading

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