Dumped rubbish cost Llanelli man hundreds of pounds

A Llanelli man has been ordered to pay over £600 after his household waste was found dumped in a quarry in Llwynhendy. Robin Adam Collins of Pottery St, Llanelli, admitted failing to ensure his waste was deposited legally when he appeared at Llanelli Magistrates Court. The court heard that Carmarthenshire Continue Reading

Council unveils ambitious housing plan

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council has unveiled major plans to build more council homes and further improve its existing housing stock, including an ambition to move towards ‘carbon neutral homes’. Executive Board approved an impressive Carmarthenshire Homes Standard (CHS+) business plan this week (February 24, 2020) in a commitment to build on Continue Reading

Council plans to invest quarter of a billion in county

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council is set to invest almost £255million in capital projects to boost the economy, create jobs and enhance residents’ quality of life. Executive Board has this week (February 24, 2020) agreed its ambitious five-year capital programme detailing how it aims to spend a quarter of a billion pound Continue Reading

Pembrey housing rejected

Contentious plans for 100 new houses in Pembrey have been rejected by Carmarthenshire councillors. After lengthy discussions and speeches by objectors and an agent on behalf of applicant Persimmon Homes, the planning committee turned down the scheme by a large majority. Members cited access and road safety concerns and the Continue Reading

Crews respond to localised flooding across Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire County Council staff worked throughout the weekend alongside emergency services and partner agencies to respond to localised flooding due to heavy rain and high tides. Crews were on standby in response to weather warnings and flood alerts issued before the weekend. There were numerous incidents of highway flooding across Continue Reading

New all-inclusive cycling facility at Pembrey Country Park opens

CYCLING for all ages and abilities is now available at Pembrey Country Park. Some 38 new cycles including wheelchair transporters, wheelchair cycles, adult tricycles, hand cycles, two-seater side by side and four-seater cycles have arrived at the park’s ski and activity centre. The purchases and new timber clad storage facilities Continue Reading

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