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Ammanford residents have been challenged to recycle more

Residents challenged to recycle one more thing

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Audrey Symons collects the first instalment of the £160 vegetable raffle she won from James Simmons, of Simmons and Daughters Greengrocers

Audrey's prize is gold and delicious

A 100-year-old mystery surrounding the identity of a teenage Penygroes soldier saved by a cigarette tin in his pocket has finally been solved thanks to a radio show

Mystery of the teen solider saved by a cigarette tin solved after a century

Figures released by Plaid Cymru have revealed that one in ten NHS patients in the Hywel Dda area is forced to wait nine months for treatment

Anger as figures reveal one in ten forced to wait nine months for NHS treatment in West Wales

Supt Huw Meredith

Police urge drivers to consider 'Fatal Five' following spate of collisions

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That was the week that was: August 26, 1965

That was the week that was: August 26, 1965

Carmarthenshire has already passed it's recycling targets for next year

Green county surpasses Welsh targets

Alan Rees from Tycroes picks up a replacement food bin from community recycling assistant Spencer Thomas.

Waste bins prove a big hit with shoppers

A Tycroes shoplifted has claimed she only stole items from an Ammanford boutique after they fell onto the floor by accident

Mum 'did not plan to shoplift' from fashion store

There was fun for all the family at Morgan Marine's 50th anniversary celebration

Fun and games as Morgan Marine turns 50

Two drivers have been fined for breaking 30mhp speed limits

Five caught breaking the limit

Faces from 1995

Pictures from the past - 1995 gallery

An Ammanford man has been fined after he was spotted throwing an empty plastic bottle from his car

Ammanford man caught throwing bottle from car

A round-up of cases to have appeared before Llanelli magistrates in the past week

Court in the Act: Five cases before the magistrates

An Amman Valley man has been hit with a double fine after he was caught littering when he threw away his parking ticket

Double fine for parking ticket litterbug

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Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information following the theft of a farm gate

Thieves steal Glanaman farm gate

A Brynaman teenager has appeared before magistrates to admit assault and smashing a window pane

Teen admits assault and criminal damage charges

Lili Antcliff, Abigail Thomas, Nia McLennan, Jordan Hickey, Dominic Phillips, Nathan Truscott and Joshua Davies of Ysgol Maes Y Gwendraeth celebrate their excellent results.

Youngsters celebrate outstanding GCSE successes

Ammanford mayor Andrew Lewis kicks off the bowls for the visually impaired taster session with Wales team manager John Wilson, reigning Wales champion Julie Thomas, Jonathan Edwards MP, Ammanford Bowls Club's Brian Waters, and Brian Horton and Linda Rees

Blind society on a roll with bowls club sessions

CHEERS : Raising a glass on the right with fellow Awel Towi residents is Glanville Davies with home manager Sharon Dyer, left, and Carmarthenshire County Council executive boards member for social care and health, Cllr Jane Tremlett, second right

Care home pub is just the tonic

Appeal after dead dog is found dumped in stream

X Factor star and winner of ITV’s Dancing on Ice Ray Quinn is heading to Neath’s Gwyn Hall next month and he’s looking for local talent to support him.

X-Factor star in search for local music talent

Tycroes woman admitted drunk and disorderly and assaulting a police officer.

Woman acted like 'a naughty toddler'

Llian Caines has raised £1606 for children's cancer charity Latch. Pic: Nadine Kelly

Fundraiser Llian proves she's a cut above as little sis

Council maintenance teams are appealing for information following a second case of vandalism at Betws Bridge in a matter of weeks

Betws bridge sealed off after repeated vandalism

Carmarthenshire benefit cheats have been made to repay almost £2m

County benefit cheats hit with £1.8m bill

Joy Parry presents her £150 prize cheque to author Hazel Charles Evans

Joy donates prize cheque to charity

The balloon after it was discovered by the Rezac family.

Up, up and away: Keiran’s balloon flies 2,000km

Cwmaman deputy mayor Kevin Madge and mayor Shahid Hussain at the disused paddling pool

Town council makes a splash with pool plans

That was the week that was: August 19, 1965

That was the week that was: August 19, 1965

Project engineer Adam Cropper from developers Ellergreen discusses the proposed project of a Hydroelectric scheme on the river Towy. Photo: Will Click Click

Fishermen vow to fight River Towy hydroelectric scheme

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A mine has been washed up at Burry Port Harbour leading to the temporary closure of the West Beach

Mine discovery leads to closure of Burry Port harbour's west beach

Sapper Vernon Walker Vaughan, of Blaenau, Radio Officer R Bryan Evans, of Walter Road, Capt DH Lloyd, of Wernolau Road, and Gunner Baynard Rees who met by chance in Italy in 1944.

Ammanford pals met by chance in wake of bloody Italian battle

A 52-year-old motorcycle rider died following a collision on the A40 on Saturday

Motorcyclist killed in A40 collision

Mr Stocky Pigglesworth, the giant six-foot inflatable piggybank created by Tycroes firm Race Arches UKkeeps a careful eye on the athletes at this year's AJ Bell London Triathlon earlier this month

Pigs might fly, but Tycroes firm proves they can walk on water too

Brothers Arwel (14) and Rhys Roberts (13) gained double successes in the Poultry Show with Arwel winning Best Juvenile with his Call Duck and Rhys coming first with his Silver Seabright Bantam.

Fun and game at Llandeilo show

Welsh for Adults courses achieved a 100 per cent pass rate in Carmarthenshire this year

Welsh learners get thumbs up on results day

Magistrates have fined three drivers who were caught on their phones

Three fined for using phones while driving

A round-up of recent cases from Llanelli magistrates court

Court in the Act: Five cases from the dock

Kevin Junior Butler is accused of destroying by fire a bedroom in Ammanford

Ammanford teen facing bedroom arson charge

A person has died following a collision on the A48 this morning

Van driver killed in A48 collision

Llanelli magistrates have fined eight motorists for speeding offences

In the dock: eight speeders fined

Carmarthenshire County Council is considering replacing traditional sodium streetlights with LED lamps

Council looks to lighten costs with street LEDs

A fire tore through the former Park United Reformed Church in Llanelli. Pic:Jonathan Smith.

Council moves 50 people from homes near Llanelli blaze

Pupils celebrate their A-level results at Ysgol Dyffryn Aman

Youngsters toast A-level success

A Ffairfach cannabis smoker used the drugs as a painkiller because of a serious ear condition

Dad smoked cannabis to ease pain of 'ears eating themselves'

High Sheriff of Dyfed James WP Lewis presents Dr Yevgen Litvinov from Russian Federation now living in Ammanford with his certificate of UK citizenship.

New citizens take UK pledge

Police are investigating a spate of 125cc motorbike and moped thefts in the Amman Valley.

Police issue warning following motorcyle thefts in the Amman Valley

Opinion: Amman coal is a wondrous thing

Opinion: Amman coal is a wondrous thing

Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has not ruled out rekindling the Welsh coal industry

Labour hopeful highlights attraction of relighting Welsh coal industry

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