These were the stories hitting the headlines 50 years ago in the South Wales Guardian.

ICE-CREAM vendors might find it against the law to sell ice-cream in the main streets of Ammanford.

The possibility of a by-law prohibiting this is being investigated by the urban council.

A NATIVE of Ammanford ex-superintendent Cyril Davies was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in the Birthday Honours List.

A distinguished career of 30 years derive in the police force has mostly been in Hammersmith.

IT has been decided to stick to the original plans for housing Llandeilo Welsh school in mobile classroom units with an extension to the toilet block at present standing in the grounds.

The clerk of Llandeilo urban council told members at the last meeting that another plan to include mobile toilets as well as classrooms had been suggested by the clerk.

SPEEDING in a van in Pembrey has cost a Cross Hands man a fine of £5 at Llanelli magistrates court.

His licence was also endorsed.

An MBE has been awarded to Mr Cliff Phillips, Swansea-based Press Association staff reporter of Wales, for his coverage of the Aberfan disaster.

Mr Phillips, one of the best-known journalists in Wales, this in Gwilym Road, Cwmllynfell.

A DECISION on whether the Chief Constable of Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire will appeal against judgement given at Swansea county court in an action for trespass brought against him by a South Wales fashion firm after a police road in search of stolen goods.

David H Williams submitted the photograph of the old Ammanford Primary School in 1959-1960.