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Alfie the Bichon Frise has been voted a daily winner in Taylor Wimpey’s Pets Make a Home competition.

Alfie is crowned cutest pooch in nationwide competition

Jonathan Edwards MP has criticised changes to ambulance response times.

MP slams changes to ambulance response times

The council and police want to get the message across that ‘just because they are legal, it does not mean they are safe’.

Council workshops hope to end 'legal high' abuse

Franz Osterloh, (right) of the Farmer Arm's pub in Penygroes and Adrian Davies of Gwendraeth Valley Cabs have raised £2,700 for Callum and stepmother Desiree.

Auction success sees thousands raised for kidney transplant family

Wales Care Awards 2015 nominee Lisa Anderson, from Cartref Annwyl Fan Care Home, with mum Jayne Lee

Taste of success for chef Lisa following in mum's footsteps

The Royal Oak Inn, Rhandirmwyn, are one of only two pubs in Wales to be included in the pilot scheme.

Royal Oak rings the changes for reliable and vital phone service

Launching the colourful rebranding that has started appearing on Carmarthenshire council’s considerable fleet of vehicles are from left Leader, Cllr Emlyn Doles, Executive Board Member for Enviroment, Cllr Hazel Evans; interim Director of Environment, E

Council fleet rolling out new branding

£121,404 of funding will be used for projects which will safeguard ancient monuments

AM welcomes move to protect Wales’ ancient monuments

Polly Powell of Tycroes based Race Arches UK meets survival expert Bear Grylls

Survival course puts Polly to the test

Pastor Leonard Phelps with chapel members Gwyneth Davies and Michael Ward.

Cash boost needed to complete icon Llandovery chapel project

One hundred and ten birthday cheers for Gwenllian with her great nephew Martyn Davies and wife Eleri alongside and staff members. Pic: Jeff Connell

Gwenllian celebrates 110th birthday

INTERROGATION SQUAD: Accompanying the pupils from Drefach School speaking to the speedsters were Carmarthenshire Council’s Road Safety Officer Rhys John-Howes; PCSO Beth Thomas; PCSO Sharee Treharne; PC Abel, PC Lewis, and PC Jenkins.

Drefach pupils put brakes on speedsters

Sainsbury's have pulled out of Cross Hands site.

Sainsbury's confirm Cross Hands store will not go ahead

Bounce Wales and Funsters Play Factory was shut while a woman was treated by Wales Air Ambulance following an accident on equipment there.

Indoor play centre is closed after accident

Gelli Aur Mansion in the Towy Valley is to receive a grant of almost £1million to improve public access

Historic mansion awarded £1m grant

Nathan pictured at an earlier run with daughters, and biggest supporters, Skye and Summer.

Nathan steps into the premier league of fundraising

Carmarthenshire County Council has introduced two hours of free parking in Llanelli while Ammanford motorists are forced to pay

Anger as Ammanford drivers 'subsidise' free parking in Llanelli

Cwmaman mayor Cllr Shahid Hussain with deputy mayor Cllr Kevin Madge at the Muga.

Cwmaman's new sport facility kicks-off

The new messaging service from Dyfed-Powys Police went live this week.

Dyfed-Powys Police launch online information message service

Amman Valley's Got Talent is set to take place at Brynaman rugby club on Friday, October 9

Showcase your talent in aid of charity

Volunteers are needed in Cwmaman to sell poppies.

Garnant British Legion calling on volunteers ahead of Poppy Appeal campaign

Tenovus volunteer and display creator Sandy Youde ans assistant store manager Jennifer Hughes receive their award for the vest Twrch Trwyth window display from Ammanford deputy mayor Alex Smith and town centre manager Andrew Shufflebottom

Tenvous ladies scoop top prize with boar brilliance

McDonalds has dismissed rumours it plans to open an outlet in Ammanford next year

McDonald's: No plans for Ammanford outlet

Carmarthenshire Archives has agreed a deal to see parts of a collection of vehicle and shipping registers made available for public inspection at Glamorgan Archives in Cardiff while a new home for the county's historic documents is found

County vehicle and shipping archives available to view

A new hi-tech purpose-designed butchery for Celtica Foods has already created 20 new jobs, increased production and sales

Government grant ensures cutting edge butchery slices through opposition

A dead cow from a Welsh farm was found to be infected by Mad Cow Disease, government officials have said

Mad Cow Disease discovered in carcass of Welsh animal

Members of the All Saints Church Restoration Project with architect Richard Lamb and representatives of contractors Welsh Heritage Construction Ltd

All Saints restoration work underway

The Heart of Wales Line Enterprise Network is working to install the very first station hub at Llandeilo.

Open day for proposed Llandeilo station community hub

Tomorrow (October 1) sees the introduction of a new law banning smoking in cars with children. Do you know the rules?

Smoking in cars with kids has been banned - What you need to know

Residents turn out for the first meeting of the newly set up Neighbourhood watch scheme in Glanaman.

Amman Valley residents team up with police to tackle crime

The "gateway" roads to Ammanford give the wrong impression to visitors, it has been claimed

'Grim town gateways' undermine Ammanford's image

Pontardawe Civic Society members June Booth and Eunice Williams with Lois Sutton at the memorial plaque unveiling.

War memorial destined for the dump takes pride of place

Drivers caught smoking with a child in their vehicle will face a £50 fixed penalty notice

Council warn smoking drivers of fixed penalty threat

Samantha Jayne Browne, who was the subject of a landmark ruling forbidding friends from visiting her home, has escaped jail despite admitting assaulting a housing officer

'Neighbour from Hell' escapes jail after housing officer assault

Hope a collie-cross broke free from her lead at Heol Ddu on Saturday

Lost Dog: Have you seen Hope?

The changes will be introduced on October 1.

Welsh Ambulance Service to focus on patient outcomes over response times

Century cheers: Gwenllian looking forward to her tenth centenarian birthday card from the Queen. Pic Jeff Connell

Gwenllian marks a marvellous milestone at 110 years young

Ammanford mayor Judith Evans and the late Cllr Bill Spencer lift the William Webb Ellis trophy in 1999

When Ammanford held the Webb Ellis trophy

This marvellous shot of last night's (Sunday)super blood moon was taken by Christopher Onn of Llanedi.

Blood moon rising: Reader Chris captures eclipse

Glangwili labour ward 'not fit for purpose'

A motorcyclist from Carmarthen was killed in a fatal road collision near Llangain on Sunday.

Police appeal following fatal road collision

Adam Price with members of the production team for 'Streic y Glowyr' accepting the Gwyn Alf Award

Former MP Adam Price scoops two BAFTA Cymru Awards

Claimants have until October 31 to register their intent with their health board to claim for continuing healthcare costs incurred between August 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014.

Healthcare costs claim deadline is extended

Marine-world lovers are gearing up for one of the highest tides of the centre to hit our shores on Sunday

Record-breaking high tide to hit county on Sunday

Audrey Jones is retiring after handing out the news in Betws for 43 years

Hold the front-page: Papergirl Audrey to make final round after 43 years

Dame Esther Ranzen - That's a Year in the Life of the 50 + Forum at Botanic Gardens.

Dame Esther celebrates Carmarthenshire's 50+ Forum

LEST WE FORGET: Pvt Arthur Williams died at the Battle of Loos, 1915.

Misery makes Heroes of us All - A tribute.

Teen found drugs in the park

Ammanford teen tells court he found drugs in park

Ammanford Talking Newspaper's John and Pauline Barker

Garnant couple spreading the news

A 44-year-old homeless man has denied "stalking" Tycroes TV star Alex Jones

TV Alex may appear at "stalking" trial

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