Carmarthenshire


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Carmarthenshire,

Welsh Sir Gaerfyrddin, county, 926 sq mi (2,398 sq km), S Wales. In 1974, Carmarthenshire became part of the nonmetropolitan county of DyfedDyfed
, former county, W Wales. It was created in the 1974 administrative reorganization of Wales from the counties of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire, but in 1996 the county was dissolved and the unitary authorities of Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire, and
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, but in 1996 Dyfed was dissolved and Carmarthenshire was restored as a unitary authority. The National Botanical Garden of Wales is located in Llanarthne.

Carmarthenshire

a county of S Wales, formerly part of Dyfed (1974--96): on Carmarthen Bay, with the Cambrian Mountains in the N: generally agricultural (esp dairying). Administrative centre: Carmarthen. Pop.: 176 000 (2003 est.). Area: 2398 sq. km (926 sq. miles)
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Carmarthenshire County Council are holding an open day event at Cartref Cynnes, Johnstown on Tuesday 17.
The scheme will also benefit the wider community of Carmarthenshire as surpluses, predicted to be more than PS2m over the life of the project, will be reinvested by Carmarthenshire Energy in the county.
They say they recognised that progress is being made by Carmarthenshire County Council but believe the language's position must be "strengthened".
Carmarthenshire last staged the festival of music, dance and other cultural events in 2000.
Covering over 1,000 square miles of rolling countryside, the Carmarthenshire Operations team are called on to complete more than 35,000 jobs each year to maintain the council's housing stock and public buildings.
Earlier, Carmarthenshire council leader and Armed Forces Champion, Kevin Madge, said: "We very much welcome the return of the Royal Welsh regiment to Carmarthenshire, and to Llanelli.
Carmarthenshire got on the scoreboard through a penalty from Carmarthen Athletic outside-half Dominic Setaro, but Lee Davies added another penalty for the Blues to go into the break leading 11-3.
After a positive joint review in 2006, our prevention services have won a range of national awards putting Carmarthenshire and Wales on the UK-widemap for delivering innovative and quality services.
Carmarthenshire County Council (both Housing Services Division and Communities First) has been working with Spice Innovations Ltd over the past two years to develop a Time Banking programme that now has over 660 members.
The force said followers of the Instagram account can expect to see a mix of photos of behindthe-scenes images at police stations and inside police vehicles; historical pictures of police in Carmarthenshire and crime prevention and police enforcement messages.
The events featured players from Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Newport, Caerphilly, Torfaen, Monmouthshire, Powys, Vale of Glamorgan, Bridgend, Neath & Port Talbot, Swansea, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, and Ceredigion.
Plaid party bosses took action after Carmarthenshire councillor Alan Speake used "inappropriate language".