Latest News Latest News,Family Health,Family Home and Garden Top 5 Dirtiest Places in Your Family Kitchen Family Kitchens tend to be the hub of the home, well used and although we tend to clean them more often than other rooms in our homes there are a few spots hiding some grimy horrors and in need of some urgent cleaning! Latest News,Pregnancy and Babies,Celebrity Families Aww Cute Photo as Gordon cradles his wife Tana’s Baby Bump On New Year’s Day Gordon Ramsay announced on Instagram that him and his wife are expecting their fifth baby. Latest News,School Life Around £70,000 could be Saved on School Transport Costs in Swansea Possible New contracts between Swansea City Council and local transport providers could allow thousands of school children to continue to get to and from school whilst saving the council almost £70,000 a year. Latest News,New Disney Movies,Parenting Reviews The List of Disney Movies being released in 2019 including Dumbo, Toy Story and Descendants 3 Parents start saving as some epic Disney Movies are soon to be released which means so does the merchandise! Latest News,Local Life,Family Finances South Wales Police Issue Warning about HM Revenue and Customs Scam South Wales Police has shared an important message from Action Fraud, confirming that they are experiencing an increase in the reports of malicious calls, voicemails, text messages or emails to members of the public from people pretending to be from HMRC. Latest News,Family Money Saving Our Top 5 Money Saving Offers with Groupon This Week We all love a good bargain and every family can always do with saving some money! Latest News,Pregnancy and Babies,Celebrity Families Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Husband Richard Welcomes their Fifth Baby Sophie Ellis-Bextor takes to Instagram to announce the arrival of her fifth full of joy as she declares her gratitude saying “We’re so glad you’re here safe” Latest News,Local Life Argos Issues Urgent Recall on Cotbed Duvet due to Risk of Overheating An urgent product recall has been issued by Argos for their high selling cotbed duvet due to the risks causing infants to overheat. Latest News,Local Life LEGO fans wanted for Series 3 of LEGO Masters Does your family have a budding Lego Master Builder who would love to test their skills on the next series of LEGO Masters on Channel 4? Latest News,Top Tips,Family Health Parenting New Year Resolutions Worth Keeping Go on then, who has made New Year Resolutions and already Broke them? Every year many of us parents make new year resolutions, some of which tend to be unrealistic to achieve or stick to and are therefore all a bit pointless…. 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We are only hours now until Santa Claus will be reaching us all here in West Wales and delivering special gifts to thousands of children that are on the Nice list. Did you know that you and the kids can track where Santa is on his journey with NORAD and Google Tracker? Latest News,Local Life,Christmas What are you leaving out for Santa on Christmas Eve? What’s your Family Traditions for leaving Santa on Christmas Eve? Mini Elf Doughnuts and special Santa juice is just a few things we leave for Santa on Christmas Eve! Latest News,Local Life,Christmas Get Free Bag of Reindeer Treats Today from McDonald’s and Create your Reindeer Own Video Just for Christmas Eve, all McDonalds in the UK are handing out Free Bags of Reindeer Treats, so don’t forget to pick up yours! Latest News,Local Life Plantasia Attraction in Swansea has a Bright New Future The popular Swansea attraction Plantasia has a bright new future ahead of it for 2019 as the Swansea Council is looking to revitalise the tropical plant and animal attraction. Latest News,Local Life New Fairy Garden in Carmarthenshire in Need of Solar Fairy Lights Local young people have been working hard to transform a Carmarthenshire reservoir into a Fairy Garden and are now looking for some help, if anyone can donate some solar fairy lights? Latest News,Local Life New Indoor Play Centre Opens at Carmarthen Leisure Centre Opening on Saturday 15th December is a brand New and Exciting Indoor Play Centre within the Carmarthen Leisure Centre Latest News,Parenting Reviews,Family Finances Sesame Street introduces the First Ever Homeless Muppet Lily The iconic children's TV show Sesame Street introduces the first ever homeless muppet Lily. Lily will be sharing her family’s story in a bid to shed light on the millions of children who experience homelessness. Latest News,Pregnancy and Babies Top 20 Christmas Inspired Girls and Boys Names Ho Ho Ho…pefully your having an easy pregnancy if your little one or ones are due around Christmas Day. Are you a sucker for Christmas? Do you just love that time of the year? Do you Love it enough that you would call your baby a name that is in keeping with a Christmas Theme? Latest News,Local Life See Inside Haverfordwest’s New Glan-yr-afon Cultural Centre Over 4,000 people visited the new Glan-yr-afon/The Riverside - Haverfordwest’s new flagship cultural centre on its opening two days last week. If you haven’t visited yet then here is all you need to know and a glimpse inside. Latest News,Family Finances When your Child Tax Credits and Other Benefits will be Paid Over Christmas 2018 Feeling the pinch over Christmas and eager to know when you will be getting your Child Tax Credits and Other Benefits Payments over Christmas 2018, we have all the dates you need here. Latest News,Local Life Tickets Go on Sale this Week for Jess Glynne One Off Gig in Swansea How exciting the ticket release date has been announced and what a Fab Christmas Present tickets to Jess Glynne one off gig being held in Singleton Park, Swansea in the Summer of 2019 would be. Latest News,Top Tips Don’t Make this Winter Coat Mistake with your Child's Car Seat Did you know puffy winter coats can prevent a child car seat harness from working properly? Latest News,Top Tips How to Make your Own Window De-icer and Save Money this Winter As the mornings get frostier you might find yourself going through cans of de-icer and spending loads of money. Well why not Save a few pennies and make your own de-icer essentials and here to help we have some top tips of how you can do that. Latest News,Christmas Kids Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar Tis the season to be Jolly and well Kind!..... Christmas time is the most Wonderful time of the Year to remind our little kiddie winkles to be Kind and what better way than doing an Advent Calendar with them full of Kindness Latest News,Family Money Saving,Family Finances Free Childcare to be extended across All of Neath Port Talbot Great News, councillors have now agreed that the free childcare scheme will be rolled out across the whole of Neath Port Talbot by the end of January 2019. Latest News,Local Life One of World’s Rarest Millipedes had been found in NPT Country Park How exciting, a millipede so rare it is “new to science” has been found at one of the Neath Port Talbot country parks. Latest News,Local Life Free Parking for Festive Shoppers in Pembrokeshire Great News if you are planning to pop into Town centres in Pembrokeshire to do some Christmas Shopping in December as you won’t have to rummage around for pennies as you will be able to park your car for FREE! Latest News,Local Life,Christmas How Children in West Wales can get in touch with Santa this year? There are plenty of different ways our children here in West Wales can get in touch with Santa this Christmas and see if they have made it onto the good list! And to make it easier we have listed a few of those way here for you…. Latest News,Parenting Reviews Have You Seen the 2019 Lion King Disney Movie Teaser Trailer Yet? The first teaser trailer has been released by Disney for their live-action remake of The Lion King….. Watch here now, you’re sure to recognise the familiar opening moments of the story! Latest News,Local Life,Top Tips Top 7 Tips on Teaching Your Child How To be Kind This week is Anti- Bullying week running from 12th until 16th November, so with this in mind we thought it would be good to share our top tips on ways to teach your child kindness. Latest News,Local Life,Christmas Carmarthenshire Council Annual Toybox Appeal is Underway It’s that time of the year again, when Carmarthenshire County Council ask for the generosity of local residents to help put a smile on someone’s face this Christmas, by kindly donating to their Annual Toybox Appeal Latest News,School Life Primary and Secondary School Admission Deadline in West Wales Applying for a Primary school place for your child can be a bit daunting if you have never done it before, however to make life easier we have all the information you need to know and the deadline for admission applications at Primary Schools Latest News,Parenting Reviews,Christmas Royal Mint Releases a The Snowman 50p in Time for Christmas For the first time The Snowman is appearing on a UK coin, as the Royal Mint release a special collection in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of The Snowman Latest News,Local Life Top 30 Teddy Bear Names Today is National Hug a Bear Day in the UK, so we thought if you were planning on buying your little one a New Teddy Bear today or in the Coming Weeks you might be on the hunt for a Wicked Teddy Bear Name. Latest News,Local Life,Christmas Royal Mail Release Christmas 2018 Stamps Royal Mail have released their Christmas Stamp Set and the Traditional Red Postbox takes centre stage on all the Special Stamps. Latest News,Local Life,School Life Have your Say on Two New Schools in Kidwelly Carmarthenshire County Council have started a Consultation for two new schools in Kidwelly and are looking for local residents to take part. Latest News,Pregnancy and Babies Top 20 Bonfire and Firework Inspired Girls and Boys Names Are you due a Baby or Babies this November and still not picked any names? Well why not make a real Big Impact and get inspired by the season of Bonfire and Fireworks… To help we have listed our Top Favourite Bonfire and Firework Baby Names Latest News,Parenting Reviews Have You Seen the New Wreck-it Ralph 2 Disney Movie Trailer Yet? The final trailer has been released by Disney and Ralph is back on an adventure…..Watch now the New Wreck-it Ralph 2 Movie trailer, you’re sure to see some unexpected guests! Latest News,Top Tips,Family Health,Bonfire Night Top Tips on Fireworks Safety this Bonfire Night Every year safety warnings are given about home firework displays, yet celebrations still end in far too many injuries and include very young children. Fireworks can be great fun for families and safe, so to help we have put together our Top Safety Tips for you Latest News,Local Life,Top Tips,Family Health,Family Special Days,Bonfire Night Top Tips on Sparkler Safety this Fireworks Night Sparklers are still one of the most common causes of fireworks injuries on Bonfire Night alongside Rockets and this is mainly due to people underestimating the dangers of them, resulting in server burns and scaring for life. Latest News,Halloween,Arts and Crafts Printable Halloween Colouring Sheets for the Kids Just for some Halloween Fun, why not download and print off these Kiddie Colouring in Sheets Latest News,Local Life Where to Buy and Who is Featured on the Limited-Edition Harry Potter Stamps Royal Mail have released a stunning Limited-Edition range of Harry Potter themed collectible stamps and stationery items, so this Halloween you can deliver the magic of Harry Potter to your friends and family. Latest News,Local Life,School Life £1.5m Secured to Cut Class Sizes at Four of Swansea’s Schools Swansea Council has been successful in securing more than £1.5m from the Welsh Government to pay for improvements which will take place in 2019. Latest News,Local Life,School Life Pembrokeshire School Kids Plant Rare Bubblegum Tree Wow…. How Lucky are the pupils at Ysgol Eglwyswrw in Crymych as they get to plant an uber rare and unusual Bubblegum Apple Tree in their school grounds. Latest News,Halloween,Family Days Out The Do’s and Don’ts of Trick or Treating Halloween etiquette is a real thing, so if you are planning to take your little ones Trick or Treating for the first time this Halloween, do you know how to do it correctly? Worry not, we have you covered with our top tips for successful trick or treating in your neighbourhood. Latest News,Pregnancy and Babies,Celebrity Families Prince Harry and Megan Markle announce expecting First Baby Kensington Palace have this morning announced that Prince Harry and Megan Markle are expecting their First Baby. Latest News,Halloween,Top Tips A Family Guide to Picking and Preserving your Pumpkin Is your family picking and carving your own Pumpkin this year? If so here are some Top Tips to keep your pumpkin in good shape this Halloween. Latest News,Halloween,Pregnancy and Babies Top 20 Halloween Inspired Girls and Boys Names Halloween is a magical time of the year and many parents to be are so under its spell that they want to honour the spooky season by naming their new baby after famous witches, ghosts, and goblins. To help we have listed our Top Favourite Halloween Inspired Baby Names Latest News,October Half Term,Halloween,Local Life Be a Nice Monster this Halloween - Operation BANG Launched by Police As we approach October Half Term and Halloween, the Dyfed-Powys Police have Launched their Operation BANG and are looking for Support from Local Parents. Latest News,Feeding The Family Top Tips on Foraging Wild Blackberry and a Yummy Recipe to Make Searching for Wild Blackberries is a Fun Activity to do with the Kids and we have some Top Tips to make your adventure easier as well as a Yummy Recipe to make a Three Layer Blackberry Bar which is a family favourite. Latest News,Arts and Crafts Conker Craft Ideas Have you been collecting conkers with your little one? September and October are the best time to find them falling from all the horse chestnut trees. Latest News,Local Life The Free Child Care Offer is set to Pilot in Carmarthenshire Applications are now open for a free childcare and early education scheme being piloted in 10 wards across Carmarthenshire. Latest News,Local Life Decision Made, Glangwili and Withybush Hospitals are to Lose A & E Well the 12-week consultation period has ended and today some decisions have been made, which includes that Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen and Withybush Hospital in Haverfordwest both being Downgraded. Latest News,Local Life,School Life Neath Port Talbot Council Plea to Parents to Help Raise School Attendance Neath Port Talbot Council are in the process of sending a letter to the home of parents of every pupil to help boost attendance at schools and discourage parents from taking their children on term-time holidays. Latest News,Local Life,Pregnancy and Babies Top 100 Baby Names in Wales Last Year It’s that time of year again when the Office for National Statistics (ONS) release the most popular Baby Names for Last Year and we have the Top 100 Baby Names listed here for you to see Latest News,Local Life,Pregnancy and Babies Where you Live Could Shape the Name you Pick for your Baby The Office for National Statistics now have stats that can tell us the Most Popular Names in each Local Authority Areas, just select your area to see what’s Top! Latest News,Family Health Boost Your Child’s Immune with These Top 5 House Plants Before the Winter Sniffles and Vomiting Bugs make their rounds, why not buy some houseplants rather than dose your child up with Medicine. Latest News,Parenting Reviews Families Will Love the New Magical Fairytale Themed Hotel Coming to Tenerife Like something out of Disneyland, a new fairytale-themed hotel is opening up in Tenerife later this year and booking are open now! Latest News,Christmas,Family Days Out Your Family Could Have Christmas Dinner in Hogwarts Great Hall This Christmas your Muggle Family can Experience something Truly Magical in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in London, including having Christmas Dinner in the Hogwarts Great Hall Latest News,Local Life Swansea Mum Scammed for £1,000 as Fake Police Threaten to Take Away Her Kids A Swansea mum who fell for a HMRC scam paying out nearly £1,000 has spoken about her experience to warn others, saying “I thought I was too switched on for it to happen to me, but it did.” Latest News,Feeding The Family Easy, Quick Triple Chocolate Cookies to Make with the Kids This recipe for quick Cook Cookies is so Easy and Fun to Make with the Kids and is the perfect Boredom buster for any rainy day Latest News,Local Life Have You Seen the New Mary Poppins Returns Disney Movie Trailer Yet? The teaser trailer has been released by Disney and the Magic is Returning…..Watch now the New Mary Poppins Returns Movie trailer, its sure to bring back some childhood memories! Latest News,Family Health Top Tips for Managing Eczema This week from 15th until 23rd September is National Eczema Week and the National Eczema Society are urging everyone to ‘Take action on eczema’. Latest News,School Life A Dad Sent to Prison for His Child Not Attending School A Pembrokeshire man has been jailed for failing to ensure his child was regularly attending school. Latest News,Celebrity Families Robbie Williams and Wife Ayda Announce Birth of Their Third Child This Shock announcement today reveals that Robbie Williams and Wife Ayda have welcomed a third baby by surrogate. Latest News,Celebrity Families Declan Donnelly and Wife Ali Welcomes their First Baby Dec from Duo Ant and Dec takes to Instagram to announce the arrival of his first child beaming with joy as he declares he is “Head over Heels!” Latest News,School Life Top Tips to Help Parents Survive Reception Year The first year your child is at School can be very daunting not just for the child, but for the parents as well and we have some Top Tips of how to make Reception class easier. Latest News,School Life Comparing Supermarket School Uniform Prices Are you off to buy school uniform this weekend? Well we have a rough guide to your local supermarket buys when it comes to School Uniform Essentials Latest News,Celebrity Families Tom Daley Becomes the New Face of Pampers Pure Pampers has announced they are working with New Dads Tom Daley and Lance Black to promote their new Pampers Pure range of Nappies and Wipes Latest News,Pregnancy and Babies Top 20 Colour inspired Girls and Boys Names Your new bundle of joy definitely brightens up your day, so how do you fancy calling your little one a name that is inspired by different bright colours or dark Latest News,Parenting Reviews PARENT REVIEW: Pikmi Pops Large Unicorn Find out exactly what you get inside these Large Pikmi Pops lollipops filled with plush toys and read what our thoughts are in regard to value for money. Latest News,School Life Back to School Checklist With around 2 weeks left of school holidays you might be starting to think about your little ready for starting school in September Latest News,Local Life,Family Days Out Has your Family Spotted a Green Bike Yet? Yeah… we have finally spotted a Green Bike, have you seen one yet? Are you wondering what it’s all about and why they are dotted around Carmarthenshire Latest News,Family Special Days Special Birthday Traditions to Start with Your Kids at Any Age Parenting is all about the little things and Making Memories with your kids and by starting birthday traditions at any age you will be giving your child some very special memories. Latest News,Family Money Saving Make Your Own Play Dough Looking for a cheap boredom buster for the kids? Why not Make your own Play Dough, it’s so easy and give the kids will love it. Latest News,Local Life Police Appeal after Peppa Pig Helper Allegedly Assaulted at Folly Farm Dyfed-Powys Police are appealing for witnesses after an alleged assault following a Peppa Pig performance in Folly Farm. Latest News,Family Money Saving,Family Finances Applications Now Open for Free Childcare in Neath Port Talbot Applications are now open for a free childcare and early education scheme being piloted in 14 wards across Neath Port Talbot. Latest News,Summer School Holidays,Local Life Major Road Closures and Diversions this Weekend at Capel Hendre Square A major project to improve the safety of Capel Hendre Square for pedestrians and motorists is nearing completion and now requires some major road closures for work to be done. Latest News,Local Life Mothercare Recall Baby Crib Due to Safety Fears Mothercare are carrying out a voluntary recall of their Mothercare swinging crib products in both white and natural colours due to the metal locking pin not engaging fully on some products. Whats On,Latest News,Local Life,Family Money Saving,Free Event,Free Entry FREE Events and Activities for Families in West Wales this Summer This is A Handy Guide to What’s On for Free this Summer Holidays for Families in West Wales. Latest News,Local Life How to get FREE pizza as Papa John’s gives away 400,000 slices this week Papa John’s is giving away FREE slices of pizza this week and here is how you can get one! Latest News,Local Life To Celebrate Welsh Win Kids Go Free at Oakwood Theme Park In celebration of Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas MBE winning the prestigious Tour de France, Oakwood Theme Park have a fab offer on. Latest News,Local Life Families Needed for New BBC Teen Taxi Show Teen Taxi is produced for the BBC by Dragonfly TV and they are on the hunt for families with at least one child age 15 years and over to take part in this New Show. Latest News,Local Life Children’s Jersey Design Competition for Britain’s Biggest Cycle Tour As part of Carmarthenshire’s stage of OVO Energy Tour of Britain celebrations, Children are being asked to design a cycling jersey. Latest News,Local Life Welsh Summer Junior Wildlife Photographers Competition Calling all junior wildlife photographers, the summer just got even more exciting as you can take part in Buglife Cymru’s photography competition to win some amazing prizes. Latest News,Parenting Reviews New James Bond Aston Martin DB5 Lego on Sale this August Lego does it again…producing another classic, with such precision and detail that every James Bond and Lego fan will be spying out where to get one! Latest News,Local Life Build A Bear Offers Money Off Vouchers Following Pay Your Age Day Mishap On Thursday 12th July Build A Bear held their first Pay your Age Day event at all their stores in the UK, however the demand for taking up this offer went crazy and stores struggled, leaving angry parents, upset kids and Build A Bear Red Faced and offering Money off Vouchers! Latest News,Local Life Only a Few Hours Left to Sign Up for Next Ninja Warrior UK Have you got a family member who can BEAT THE WALL? Or will you go all the way and scale Mount Midoriyama? Well time is ticking away if they want to sign up to take part in the next Ninja Warrior UK show Latest News,Local Life Yellow Weather Warning for the Whole of West Wales Issued The Met Office have release a Yellow Weather Warning for Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath and Port Talbots for Thunderstorms this Friday. Latest News,Local Life Build A Bear are Having a Pay your Age Day this Thursday The famous Build A Bear stores are having their first ever Pay Your Age Day this Thursday 12th July 2018 instore only. So how old you are, is what you pay for your furry friend. Latest News,School Life,Top Tips Top 5 Thoughtful End of Term Teacher Gifts With a few weeks left of school term, there is no need to stress about what to get your fav teacher, nor to spend a small fortune! Latest News,Parenting Reviews New Treasure X Toy is Predicated to be Next Big Must Have Have you seen the New Treasure X toys hitting the shops yet? Just released from the same company that gave our kids favourites like Shopkins, Little Live Pets and Pikmi Pops Surprise. This new Multi layered unboxing collectible toy even offers the chance to find Real Gold Treasure!