REFUSE collections in Carmarthenshire have been suspended.

Due to snow and ice the county council announced that collections would have been stopped.

A spokesman said: "Refuse collections for this morning have now been suspended, apologies for any inconvenience. We'll update you as soon as we can."

Neath Port Talbot Council also announced that collections wouldn't be taking place.

All residents who are due to have a collection in the next few days are advised to retain their recycling for collection the following week whilst there will be a catch up service for refuse on Saturday 10th March. Bulk collections will be collected on Friday 9th March.

The wards affected include:

• Pontardawe
• Gwaun Cae Gurwen
• Cwmllynfell
• Lower Brynamman
• Trebanos
• Rhos
• Ystalyfera
• Godrergraig
• Alltwen
• Bryncoch North
• Resolven
• Dyffryn
• Coedffranc North

For the latest information on severe weather in Neath Port Talbot and how this may be affecting Council services visit: