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Build-up of fallen leaves on roadside causes concern

South Wales Guardian:

12:52pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

GROWING piles of leaves building up on pavements and in the gutters of Ammanford’s streets are an accident waiting to happen, according to disgruntled residents.

Cadw 'cop-out' over stone row on Betws Mountain

South Wales Guardian: EXPERT VIEW: Dr Sandy Gerrard maintains the stone row on Betws Mountain probably dates from prehistoric times.

6:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE 700-metre Mynydd y Betws stone row is “most likely prehistoric,” claims the man who discovered it.

Ffairfach residents call for return of village bus service

South Wales Guardian: BUS STOP: Ffairfach residents say the reduction in service has left them completely cut off.

6:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

BUS passengers are fuming after First Cymru stopped service 103 running from Ammanford to Llandeilo – a move they say isolates Ffairfach from Llandeilo for four hours in the day.

South Wales Guardian Opinion

6:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

BACK in October 2012 we reported what was initially thought to be a neolithic stone row on Betws Mountain was probably just a relatively modern grazing boundary or route waymarker.

Fresh row over Ammanford car parking charges

South Wales Guardian: CLLR COLIN EVANS: "Parking in Ammanford is far cheaper than other towns."

1:36pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

AMMANFORD town councillors Colin Evans and Irena Hopkins have again clashed over the continuing controversy over parking charges.

Cwmaman bowlers bowled out by floods

South Wales Guardian: WASHOUT: The scene at Cwmaman Park on Monday morning.

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

AN Amman Valley bowling club have urged Carmarthenshire County Council to take action as their green has been repeatedly flooded by heavy downpours.

Wetherspoons rule out move to Ammanford's old police station site

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

PUB giants JD Wetherspoon have scotched rumours they are looking into the possibility of building a new pub on the site of Ammanford’s old police station in College Street.

South Wales Guardian Opinion

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

COMMONSENSE has prevailed with residents organising Cwmaman Fun Day cheered by the news they will receive £1,500 from the carnival committee.

Chance to meet with county councillor

South Wales Guardian: COLIN EVANS: 'I don't respond well to threats."

12:26pm Monday 3rd March 2014

County Councillor Colin Evans will be holding a surgery at St. Thomas’ Church, Wernolau Road, Pontamman on Friday,March 7, between 5pm and 6pm.

Llandybie news

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

CHURCH SERVICES - Sunday, January 19 - Ebenezer Community Church: 10.30am Worship and Communion; Monday, December 12, 6pm to 7.30pm Kids Club for ages 9-15 years, with various table games and free wi-fi; Tuesday, December 13, Bible Study; The Coffee Morning is closed until further notice.

Saron news

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

CAPEL - Y Sul nesaf bydd y Parch. Carl Willams yn pregethu am 10.30 o'r gloch a'r Ysgol Sul yn cyd-redeg.

Garnswllt news

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

TEA AND CAKES - Please come down to the Welfare hall on Wednesday, January 15 for first class home-made cakes and tea to raise money for the Llanelli Eisteddfod, from 3pm to 4.30pm, entry £1.50.

Ammanford news

South Wales Guardian: Ammanford news

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

FREE COMPUTER COURSE - Would you like to know how to use a computer and the internet? A four week BBC First Click Course is starting on January 17, to show you how. The course is FREE and perfect for absolute beginners. Phone Ammanford Library on 01269 598360 to book your place. Course dates: January 17, 24, 31and February 7 from 10am to 12.30pm. Delivered by Communities 2.0 Team.

Headline

3:11pm Monday 6th January 2014

CAPEL - Y Sul nesaf bydd y Gweinidog yn pregethu am 10.30 o'r gloch a'r Ysgol Sul yn cyd redeg.

Llandybie news

3:10pm Monday 6th January 2014

CHURCH SERVICES - Sunday, January 12 - Ebenezer Community Church: 10.30am Worship and Communion; Monday 6pm to 7.30pm Kids Club for ages 9-15 years, with various table games and free wi-fi; Tuesday Bible Study; The Coffee Morning is closed until further notice.

Ammanford news

2:39pm Monday 6th January 2014

CHURCH SERVICES - Sunday, January 12 - English Baptist Church, Brynmawr Lane (just off College Street): 11am Service.

Saron news

3:24pm Monday 25th November 2013

ST DAVID'S CHURCH - Sunday, December 1: Evening prayer 5pm.

Llandyfan

2:52pm Monday 25th November 2013

SOAR - Dyma drefn oedfaon mis Rhagfyr (i gyd am 2 o'r gloch)

Llandybie news

12:46pm Monday 25th November 2013

CHURCH SERVICES - Ebenezer Community Church, Sunday, November 24: 10.30am, worship and communion. Monday 6pm to 7.30pm, kids club for ages nine-15 years, with various table games and free wi-fi. Tuesday, 7pm Bible Study. The coffee morning is closed until further notice.

Ammanford news

12:01pm Monday 25th November 2013

SALVATION ARMY SERVING HOT LUNCH – The lunches will be served every Tuesday for £3.50. Come along and join us at 12.30pm. For further details ring 01269 593445.

Betws news

12:20pm Monday 4th November 2013

BETWS COMMUNITY COUNCIL – Our annual Remembrance service will be held on Monday, November 11 at 10.45am in Betws park. Everybody is welcome to attend.

Ammanford news

12:17pm Monday 4th November 2013

YN Y CAPELI – Tachwedd 11. Capel y Gwynfryn: Dim oedfa yn y Gwynfryn ymuno gyda Gellimanwydd yn eu cyrddau pregethu 10.30 a 5.30. Gellimanwdd: Cyfarfodydd Pregethu Gellimanwdd/Gwynfryn yng Ngellimanwydd am 10.3yb a 5.30 yh, pregethwr Y Parch Aled Davies Jones, M.A., B.D., M.Th., Llandysul. Bethany: Oedfa am 10.30 o’r gloch dan ofal Mr Aled Lewis, Llanymddyfri. Ebeneser: 10.30 a 3.30. Y Gweinidog.

Spooktacular event at Ammanford optician

South Wales Guardian: Spooktacular event at Ammanford optician

3:09pm Thursday 24th October 2013

AN AMMANFORD opticians is offering a brand new tablet computer to whoever can carve the most spooktacular pumpkin this Halloween.

Ammanford news

2:29pm Friday 25th October 2013

FILIPINO CUISINE NIGHT AT RUGBY CLUB – On Friday, November 8 the Filipino cuisine night will be held at Ammanford RFC at 7pm. There will be a guest speaker, raffle and auction. Entertainment will be provided by Popcorn. Tickets £7, available from the club house, AVS Lyn Connections, Shoppers World or Doug Williams on 01269 592678.

Llandyfan news

2:58pm Monday 21st October 2013

DRAMA - Gohuriwyd Noson o Ddramau Sioe Trap a oedd i'w gynnal yn Neuadd Llandyfan ar Dachwedd 9fed tan ddechrau'r flwyddyn newydd - dyddiad i'w gadarnhau.

Llandybie news

2:57pm Monday 21st October 2013

LLANDYBIE WI – President Annita welcomed members to the October meeting. She congratulated the bowls team – Annita, Nansi, Nan and Kath on coming second in the bowls match at Carmarthen. Birthday congratulations are wished to life member Gwynneth Thomas for her 90th birthday on October 25.

Ammanford news

2:32pm Monday 21st October 2013

YN Y CAPELI – Hydref 27. Capel y Gwynfryn: Oedfa gymun am 3 o’r gloch, Parch Vivian Rees, Rhydaman. Bethany: Oedfa Gymun dan ofal y Parch M Llewelyn Jones, y Betws. Gellimanwydd: Y Gweinidog. Ebeneser: 10.30 a 5.30 Y Gweinidog.

Ammanford news

4:25pm Monday 14th October 2013

YN Y CAPELI - Hydref 20. Capel y Gwynfryn: Oedfa prynhawn am 3 o'r gloch y Gweinidog. Gellimanwydd: Y Gweinidog, Oedfaon Diolchgarwch. Bethany: Oedfa am 10.30 o'r gloch dan ofal y Parch Martin Williams. Ebeneser: Cwrdd Diolchgarwch am 3.30 o'r gloch. Un cyfarfod yn unig.

Pontarddulais news

4:15pm Monday 14th October 2013

SENIOR CITIZENS - Shirley Duggins presided with 45 members present at the meeting of October 7.

Llandybie news

4:09pm Monday 14th October 2013

COFFEE MORNING - The Macmillan coffee morning held at the bowls and tennis club raised £397.50. Thank you for all your support.

Hendy and Fforest news

4:06pm Monday 14th October 2013

SENIOR CITIZENS ASSOCIATION - The meeting was opened by Mrs Buddug Thomas who invited all members to join her in reciting the Lord's prayer in Welsh. Apologies for absence were received from Ann, Shirley, Mair, Margaret, Elsie and Mary James.

Saron church services

3:38pm Monday 7th October 2013

CAPEL - Y Sul nesaf cynhelir Gwasanaeth Diolchgarwch am 10.30 o'r gloch, a bydd bwyd i'w gael yn y Festri cyn mynd adre.

Tycroes news

1:49pm Monday 7th October 2013

TYCROES VILLAGE HALL - The audience in attendance at the concert convened at the village hall on September 13 by the Dyffryn Amman Male Voice Choir and guest artist, under the conductorship of Ian Llewelyn, were captivated by the quality and diversity of entertainment provided.

Ammanford news

12:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

YN Y CAPELI - Hydref 13: Ebeneser: 10.30 a 5.30 . Y Gweinidog. Capel y Gwynfryn: Oedfa ddiolchgarwch prynhawn am 3 o'r gloch. Gellimanwydd: Miss Ruth Bevan, Rhydaman. Bethany: Oedfa am 10.30 o'r gloch dan ofal Mr Nigel Binding, Penllergaer. Pisgah, Penybanc: Rihyrsal Urdd y Seren fore am 2 o'r gloch, arweinyddes Mr Davina Evans, noddfa Garnswllt.

Charity receives cash boost from 'generous' Brynaman pensioner

South Wales Guardian: CHEQUE THIS OUT! Sue Reece, Macmillan fundraising manager for South West Wales receives cheques from Billy Davies, received in lieu of gifts on his 65th birthday.

1:24pm Friday 4th October 2013

AN Amman Valley pensioner who recently celebrated his 65th birthday has donated £1,000 in lieu of gifts to Macmillan Cancer.

Bike ride to Sugarloaf raises funds for Paul Pugh

South Wales Guardian: Cyclists line up at the top of Sugarloaf

3:24pm Thursday 3rd October 2013

CWMAMAN United football club organised a charity bike ride on behalf of assault victim and former Cwmaman Utd player Paul Pugh.

Llandyfan farmer found not guilty of assault

7:01am Wednesday 2nd October 2013

A LLANDYFAN farmer has been cleared of assault by Carmarthen magistrates.

Pontardulais senior citizens

2:38pm Monday 30th September 2013

SENIOR CITIZENS - The group attended St Michael's Church for the Harvest Thanksgiving. Canon John Walters officiated and welcomed 42 members to teh service.

Llandyfan news

2:10pm Monday 30th September 2013

DRAMAU - Bydd Cwmni Cudyll Coch yn perfformio dwy gomedi fer yn Neuadd yr Eglwys Llandyfan ar Nos Wener Tachwedd 8fed am 7.30 y.h. Tocynnau £4. Elw at Sioe Trap (01558 823213 /823265)

Ammanford news

3:27pm Friday 20th September 2013

CYLCH CINIO CYMRAEG RHYDAMAN - Cynhaliwyd Cinio Blynyddol Cylch Cinio Cymraeg Rhydaman yn y Ganolfan Aman, Rhydaman, Nos Iau, Medi’r 5ed dan lywyddiaeth Trefor Evans, Llandybïe. Trefor yw’r llywydd newydd am y tymor 2013-14 ac wrth ymgymeryd â’r llywyddiaeth diolchodd i Dafydd Wyn, Glanaman am ei lywyddiaeth graenus yn ystod flwyddyn a aeth heibio ac am ddod i’r adwy pan oedd ef yn sâl. Hefyd fe gydymdeimlodd theulu y Parch. Wyndham Rees, un o’n cyn-aelodau a fu farw yn ystod mis Awst. Yn absenoldeb y cyn-lywydd a oedd ar ei wyliau croesawodd yr ysgrifennydd Trefor i’r gadair a hynny am yr eil-dro ac fe ddymunodd yn dda iddo ar ôl cyfnod o afiechyd. Yr is-lywydd yw Peter Hallam gyda Emyr Williams yn ddarpar is-lywydd. Ail apwyntiwyd y trysorydd Hefin Williams a’r ysgrifennydd a swyddog y wasg Elfryn Thomas.

Tycroes news

3:22pm Friday 20th September 2013

RUGBY CLUB - An evening of bilingual country and western and folk music performed by Family Folk from Lampeter, is being held on Saturday, October 5.

Walkers' news

12:01pm Friday 20th September 2013

DINEFWR RAMBLERS - Sunday, September 29: East of Sennybridge - A walk up the Camlais Valley, then up to moorland at Cefn Llechid, nine miles (energetic). Explorer map OL12. Please meet at Llandovery rail station, departing 9.30am, and on by car. Leader: Geoffrey Williams, 01558 822960.

Saron news

3:22pm Monday 16th September 2013

CHURCH SERVICE – Sunday, September 22. St David’s Saron: United Parish in Llanedi at 10am.

Capel Hendre news

2:48pm Monday 16th September 2013

OAP REPORT – The chair welcomed members to the September 10 meeting.

Ammanford news

2:43pm Monday 16th September 2013

JUNIOR INDOOR BOWLS - Coaching sessions will begin on Saturday, September 28 from 9.45am to 11.30am at the stadium, Manor Road, Ammanford. A warm welcome is extended to all from age 8 to 16.

Betws boys complete gruelling challenge

South Wales Guardian: IRON BOYS: TWIN brothers from Betws,  Llyr and Owain Pugh recently took on the mighty challenge of taking part in this year's Iron Kids in Tenby. The seven-year-olds mum Wendy Pugh said: "The boys completed the gruelling course in good time, whic

1:44pm Thursday 12th September 2013

IRON BOYS: TWIN brothers from Betws, Llyr and Owain Pugh recently took on the mighty challenge of taking part in this year's Iron Kids in Tenby.

Saron news

3:53pm Friday 6th September 2013

CHURCH SERVICE - St David's Church, Saron: Sunday, September 15 - 11am Holy Communion.

Ammanford news

1:47pm Friday 6th September 2013

PENSIONERS' CHAT - At our meeting on Wednesday, September 4, we received the news of the passing of Mildred Davies last Thursday. She had been a faithful member for many years and chair called for a standing silence as a mark of respect.

Celebratory service at Tycroes church

1:15pm Friday 6th September 2013

This will be held at St Edmund's Church, Tycroes on Wednesday, September 18 at 6pm to celebrate 150 years of education, which started at the Church hall, Tycroes and continued in the new village school in 1863 to present day.

Councillor Evans to hold surgery

12:22pm Friday 6th September 2013

County Councillor Colin Evans will be holding a surgery at Nantlais Sheltered Housing Complex, Llandybie Road, Ammanford on Friday, September 13, from 5pm to 6pm. No appointment is required.






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