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Question Time comes to town

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Screen Shot 2016-02-10 at 09.48.24ONE of the nation’s best-loved political panel shows will be coming to Llanelli next month.

Question Time, hosted by David Dimbleby, will be broadcast from Ffwrnes Theatre on February 11. No details about the panel have yet been released, although it is believed that Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell will be among their number, while Plaid Cymru sources have claimed that Elin Jones AM, the party’s Shadow Health Minister, will be representing the party.

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    Wendy

    February 10, 2016 at 6:08 pm

    Will journalists be able to ask questions from the audience?If so i want one of your journalists to ask Nigel Farage if he assisted a woman on a boat in 2013 and handed her a large knife or sword with jewels encrusted on the handle through an open window after she was gang raped by a number of men on the boat,i have flashbacks regularly about the incident and i will never forget it.ive never taken drugs in my life but i was drugged this night and even though it seems like a bad nightmare i know it was not,i dont believe in war or violence but this night i have a recollection about cutting off the heads of at least four men that continually raped me one after the other,i also have flashbacks of being dressed by a woamn called Louise Bird from the Wallich homeless charity and put into an evening dress and shoes,at the time this happened i was very ill i had chronic arthritis and bowel problems but was made to commit these attrocities,i also have flashbacks of being plonked onto a swivel chair in a Policestation in front of a monitor where i was told to talk to the home secretary Theresa May,i was so frightened i didnt know what was going on.I just said to her Theresa help me ive done nothing wrong,she looked at me puzzled,so will you please ask this question for me ? im sane i dont have a mental problem,i have continued flashbacks because of the trauma i went through and am continuing to go through im a housewife and mother and grandmother and i cant get on with my life until this issue is exposed and i get justice. Sincerely Wendy Dunne.

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    Al

    February 12, 2016 at 10:43 am

    We’ve all been Dunn !

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Llanelli: Stop notice issued for school planning application

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A CONTROVERSIAL planning application for a new 480-spaced school in Llanelli has been issued a stop notice by the Welsh Government.
Carmarthenshire County Council is proposing to build a new £9.1m school on Llanerch Fields in Llanelli and were looking to determine the planning application in the coming weeks. Welsh Government will now decide whether to call in the application or not.
The new school would accommodate 420 primary and 60 nursery pupils, set over two floors with larger classrooms with integrated IT facilities, a multi-purpose hall and specialist provision for pupils with additional learning needs.
Over recent years there has been much debate in the area on the choice of site for the new school with campaigners arguing that they support a new school, but object against Llanerch fields being built upon. Last year an attempt to get the land designated as a village green was turned down.
In 2017, Ysgol Dewi Sant as the first Welsh medium primary school to be provided by a local authority celebrated its 70th birthday.
Councillor Rob James, local member for Lliedi, stated “From day one I have raised concerns that the Council’s site choice and planning process opened the Council up to the possibility of the Welsh Government calling in the planning application. It is clear that these concerns were not misplaced and there is now a really chance that it will be. 

“As a local Councillor, a school governor and a parent, I am passionate about the need for a new school for the pupils of Ysgol Dewi Sant and it is important that local pupils get the benefits of a 21st century school.
“I will now be working with Council Officers to ensure that contingency plans are prepared in case the Welsh Government state that the planning application does not comply with national planning policy.
“I will also work with parents, pupils, residents and interested parties are able to engage with the Welsh Government during this process.”

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Third annual Burry Port Raft Race is eagerly awaited

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THE THIRD ANNUAL BURRY PORT RAFT RACE, organised by Burry Port couple, Craig and Isabel Goodman, will be held on Saturday (July 27).

The event which is held in Burry Port Harbour, raises much needed funds for both Burry Port RNLI and a children’s football academy and primary school the couple support in The Gambia.

The day launches at 12pm with stands, food stalls and children’s inflatable games and rides and these will be available until 5pm. You’ll also have a chance to meet the crews, who’ll be busy putting the final touches to their rafts.

Rafts launch at 3pm, followed by a presentation ceremony, including prizes for first raft over the line, first raft to sink and best dressed raft.

Craig said: ” A huge thank you goes to all our sponsors, including overall sponsor Dawsons, along with continued sponsorship from Celtic Couriers, Parker Plant Hire, Burns Pet Nutrition, Burry Port Co-Op, Llanelli Star, LBS Builders Merchants, Burry Port Marina, First Choice Flooring and Pembrey and Burry Port Town Council.

For any further information about the event, please contact 07825 842981.

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Compensation offered after FSCS declares Llanelli firm in default

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CONSUMERS could get back money they have lost as a result of their dealings with a failed regulated firm in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. The firm is Hayden Williams Independent Financial Services Limited formerly Assura Protect, Room 1, 7 Meadows Bridge, Parc Menter, Cross Hands, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales SA14 6RA.

The firm was declared in default in June 2019 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).

FSCS is the UK’s statutory compensation scheme that protects customers of authorised financial services firms that carry out certain regulated activities. A declaration of default means FSCS is satisfied a firm is unable to pay claims for compensation made against it. This paves the way for customers of that firm to make a claim for compensation with FSCS.

Alex Kuczynski, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at FSCS, said: “FSCS steps in to protect consumers around the UK when authorised financial services firms go bust. This vital service, which is free to consumers, protects deposits, insurance, investments, home finance and debt management. We want anyone who believes they may be owed money as a result of their dealings with this firm to get in touch, as we may be able to help you.”

Since it began in 2001, FSCS has helped more than 4.5m people, paying out more than £26bn in compensation.

If you wish to make a claim with FSCS against Hayden Williams Independent Financial Services Limited, you may be able to do so using FSCS’s online claims service at https://claims.fscs.org.uk Or you can contact its Customer Services Team on 0800 678 1100 or 020 7741 4100

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