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Underground pipe provides safe passage for otters under the A484

Carmarthenshire County Council and partners have improved otter safety at a busy road along the A484 near Kidwelly with the installation of an underground pipe.  The recently installed pipe at Commissioners’ Bridge on the outskirts of Kidwelly will enable local otters to bypass the A484 and travel s ...

4 days ago

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Flooding of Pembrey Canal

Carmarthenshire County Council is engaging with the local residents of Pembrey on the issue of regular flooding of the Pembrey Canal and its associated cycle path, during periods of heavy rainfall. The Pembrey Canal cycle path is a 4km long active travel route which runs from Burry Port Harbour to t ...

5 days ago

Council approves adoption of premiums on second homes and empty properties

In response to the need for more affordable housing, Carmarthenshire County Council will introduce council tax premiums on second homes and long-term empty properties. These will come into effect from April 1, 2024. There are concerns at both a local and national level about the impact of second ho ...

15 days ago

Period Dignity in Carmarthenshire

Sanitary products are being made available, for free, to those in need in Carmarthenshire. In recognition of International Women’s Day, Carmarthenshire County Council is reminding its residents that support is available to tackle period poverty within the county. Free period products are available a ...

17 days ago

Ukraine refugee crisis – how can I help?

It has been over a year since the conflict in Ukraine began and Carmarthenshire is still playing its part to help support some of the refugees coming to the UK from Ukraine. Nearly six and a half thousand Ukrainians have relocated to Wales since March 2022 and as a county we have welcomed over 360 ...

18 days ago

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