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Evan Evans Brewery kick off Rugby World Cup with a new #GoReds Beer

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CARMARTHENSHIRE’S award winning Brewer, Evan Evans, has today kicked off its support for Wales’ Rugby World Cup campaign with the launch of a brand new Go Reds Beer. The dark amber premium beer has been especially brewed for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Go Reds is the first Welsh Rugby World Cup beer to be launched in Wales for the start of the tournament. The new beer has been created by Evan-Evans’ Head Brewer, James Buckley, the seventh generation of the famous Buckley brewing family.

James Buckley said: “This is a new beer and one that rugby fans will enjoy throughout the tournament. I have looked to create a beer that is rich in malt, with a subtle bitterness and fruity hop palette. A real session beer, to be enjoyed with great rugby.”

The beer will be available throughout Wales and will be on sale in real ale pubs from tomorrow (10 September). Look out for competitions on @EvanEvans’ Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages to win a few bottles of the #GoReds beer and T-shirt.

The Rugby World Cup starts on Friday, 20 September and Wales’ first game is against Georgia on Monday, 23 September.

Evan-Evans Brewery is Wales’ leading cask ale brewery and is the largest exporter of specialist beer in Wales. The family have been proudly brewing beer in Wales since 1767. That’s seven generations of brewing passion and expertise passed down through the Buckley family. At the brewer’s home, Evan Evans Brewery, based in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, both traditional and contemporary styled beers are brewed, as well as organic, gluten-free and vegan-friendly choices.   

Each of the prestigious brands offer something unique and different – all brewed using the finest ingredients and all thoroughly rewarding. Many of the recipes used in the brewery today come from the Buckley family recipe book – a unique heritage handed down over the years between family members.

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Young man seriously injured in Llanelli ‘assault’

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A YOUNG man has been seriously injured outside a Carmarthenshire nightclub.

Dyfed-Powys Police was called to The Shaker venue in Market Street, Llanelli, at about 02:00 HRS.

Police said the injured 22-year-old was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition,

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and investigating officers have appealed for any witnesses to contact them.

A spokesman fsaid: “Anyone  who witnessed the incident, or anyone who has information which could help the investigation is asked to contact police.

“Police can be contacted by phoning 101 or information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

“If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908.”

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Farmers affected by mental health issues are encouraged to look for help

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THOSE farmers going through a tough time have been encouraged to seek help as World Suicide Prevention Day gets underway on Tuesday (Sept 10).
The worldwide initiative, which takes place on 10 September ever year, aims to shine a spotlight on action to prevent suicide.

One person takes their own life every 40 seconds and more people die by suicide every year than in war, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said today.

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is using this day to urge farmers and farm workers battling with mental health difficulties to seek help.
Levels of depression within the industry are thought to be increasing in the UK and suicide rates, particularly for males under 40, are among the highest in any occupational group.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has identified stress, depression and anxiety as some the main causes of work-related ill health for farmers.

FUW President, Glyn Roberts, said: “Poor mental health is an issue that affects the farming community greatly and it is well known that loneliness and social isolation can lead to mental health problems.
The FUW understands that failing to deal with poor mental wellbeing could have serious consequences and lead to the farm running inefficiently, a serious injury, relationship breakdowns, poor physical health and even worse, it could lead to suicide.”

He added that everyone can make a contribution in preventing suicide and believes that it is by joining together, those suffering can be better supported.

“Suicidal behaviour is universal and it knows no boundaries. It can affect anyone and therefore we all have a role to play to collectively address the challenges. Of course, preventing suicide often requires the efforts of many, like family, friends, co-workers, community members, educators, healthcare professionals, and governments.
We must remember that every life lost represents someone’s partner, child, parent, friend or colleague. For each suicide there are countless other people who suffer intense grief,” Mr Roberts said.

The overall illness rate for agricultural workers, which includes stress, depression and anxiety, is 46 percent higher than the industry average.
There is help available with rural-based charities such as the Farming Community Network, the DPJ Foundation and Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) helping farmers who are suffering from mental health difficulties.

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Bus pass users beware

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USERS of concessionary bus passes in Wales are being made aware of an important change to the scheme.

Holders will need to reapply for their passes before Tuesday, 31 December this year when their current pass will expire and all current green-coloured passes will be accepted up to that date. New-style ‘Concessionary Travel Cards’ are being introduced as a replacement, Transport for Wales has announced.

From now, users can reapply on the website: www.tfw.wales/travelcards from a smartphone, tablet or computer. Those without website access or unsure about using a computer are advised to ask a family member, friend or someone they trust to apply on their behalf.

For those still unable to perform the process electronically, Pembrokeshire County Council will be arranging a drop-in session in November where they will be taken through the process. Details of when and where will appear in due course.

Card users are advised to apply for their new-style card in plenty of time before the end of the year to ensure they can continue to receive the benefits of concessionary travel.

The old-style cards will not be recognised by electronic readers on buses in the New Year and the new-style cards offer the same free travel rights and benefits as the current cards and are designed to work as part of an integrated travel network in the future.

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