Blast from the past
9:02am Wednesday 30th April 2014 in News
These were the stories hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian of April 30, 1964.
A former Llandybie vicar who moved to Birmingham with a local blacksmith's wife was now working as a schoolmaster having renounced his Holy Orders, a Swansea divorce court was told.
Members of Llandeilo Rural Council learnt that one of their rent collectors had to have his trousers replaced after being attacked by "a dog gone wild" on a Brynaman housing estate.
Members of the Carmarthenshire Society and their guests and friends enjoyed their annual dinner and dance at the Park Lane Hotel in Piccadilly.
Cwmaman Urban Council's health and housing committee ruled that a house in Tabernacle Road, Glanaman, was unfit for human habitation with only one room suitable to live in.
A proposal to ban worm fishing of salmon and trout before April 15 was vigorously opposed by members of the Ammanford Angling Association at a two-day public inquiry in Carmarthen.
Local residents were still complaining about the disturbances caused early in the morning and late at night by buses parking in Ammanford's Church Street.
The Amman Valley Canine Society's show at the Regal Ballroom was judged "the best-ever" by enthusiastic exhibitors.
Because of the extremely dry weather, the Llyn y Fan Reservoir was said to be down by one-third of its capacity.
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