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The Wales Fire and Rescue Service has launched its road safety strategy

Fire service launches safety strategy as road casualty numbers rise

Andrew Goudge, head of physics at Ysgol Bro Dinefwr, visited the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Pic Wales News Service

Science teacher brings origins of universe into classroom

A radical £600million shake-up of health services in South West Wales is being discussed by health boards and Swansea University

Talks over £600m shake-up of health services

Blessed are the Peacemakers: That was the week that was July 29, 1965.

That was the week that was: July 29, 1965

Council apprentices with representatives of the council's Executive Board and staff.

Work Ready Programme vacancies up for grabs

Opinion: A 21st century health service

Opinion: A 21st century health service

Caydan Griffiths and Madison Vaughan have seen their work published in the Dinosaur Action magazine.

Dino-loving duo go down in history with published work

Jason Cousins, from Tirydail Lane, stole almost £17,000 from company coffers while managing a care home for people with brain injuries

Care home manager must repay stolen £17k or face jail

A 27-year-old man has appeared in court charged with carrying out a robbery in Carmarthen while brandishing a knife last week.

Man charged with Carmarthen knife robbery

A new project has been set up to help children who run away from home in the Dyfed-Powys area

A child runs away from home in county almost every day, report reveals

Julie Lilburn, Mal Lilburn, Nathan Smith (Runner Up in Pool Compettition), Cerith Lilburn, Christian Newman (winner of Red Devils Prize).

Memorial pool tournament raises £2,000 for heart foundation

Readers' Pictures: When is a blackbird not a black bird?

Readers' Pictures: When is a blackbird not a black bird?

Two people have been fined for dropping cigarette butts.

Two hit with litter fines after dropping cigarette butts

MP Jonathan Edwards has said the closure of courts in Carmarthen will have a "profound impact" on the area

Court closures will have a 'profound impact' on area

The latest official audit of newspaper circulation show the South Wales Guardian is the best-performing Newsquest title in Wales and the West

ABC figures show Guardian best-performing Newsquest title in Wales and West

Sport

Conner Evans and Carwyn Morris both broke Urdd records at the recent Athletics Championships - Evans with his discus throw of 41.30m and Morris with his 42.66m javelin

Ysgol Dyffryn Aman enjoys track, field and slope success

Ammanford Seconds batsman Harri Jones rises onto his toes to deal with a Neath delivery. Ammanford lost by eight wickets. Pic: SDD

UPDATED: Ammanford Seconds lose out to Neath

Kurt Morgan scored twice as Ammanford beat Loughor 2-0 in a pre-season friendly

Morgan double sees Ammanford to pre-season win

Ken Bryan claimed victory in the first young bird race of the Amman Valley Pigeon Club season

Ken sees red with young bird

Evolution Super Sixes champions Cloud 9, a side made entirely made up of scrum halves, lift the main final trophy after beating Team Evo 4 tries to 1. Monies raised at the event were donated to the Freya Bevan Fund.Pic: SDD

Cloud 9 on a high with Evolution Super6s triumph

Rally ace Claire back on track in ALMC

Rally ace Claire back on track in ALMC

Stephen Price hit a hole-in-one at Glynhir Golf Club’s par three ninth

Stephen's the Boss with hole-in-one honour

Carmarthenshire sport and leisure officer Rhian Davies. Pic by Jeff Connell

Sports officer Rhian nets world cup trip

The Evolution Super6s touch rugby tournament, in aid of Freya Bevan, kicks off this Saturday

Super6s set for big kick off

Ammanford got the better of a draw at table-topping Bridgend Town on Saturday.

Ammanford make most of draw at leaders Bridgend

Table-topping Gwaun cae Gurwen ran out comfortable winners against Vivian Park

Waun overcome shaky start to secure win

Cwmaman lost to Llandeilo in the Llanelli and District Bowls League

Cwm fall short on trip to Llandeilo

Ammanford Lions 10k Road Race, organised by Amman Valley Harriers, and with well over 100 runners taking part, gets underway. Pic: SDD

3Ms' Harris first home in Ammanford 10k road race

Ammanford FC Under 8s have new sponsored kits ready for the new season. Handing over the kits to coach Christian Lloyd are 925 Treats proprietors Andrew and Gemma Cloke. Pic: SDD

Youngsters look a treat in new strip

National Sport

Justin Rose is the defending champion at the Quicken Loans National

Rose blooms while Woods makes gains

Steven Finn, right, took five wickets on day two at Edgbaston

Finn revels in dream return

Dale Steyn has become only the 13th player to take 400 Test wickets

Steyn passes 400 Test wickets

Dame Sarah Storey claimed yet another world title

Storey adds to World title haul

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