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The latest Phil Evans column from the South Wales Evening Post

The latest Phil Evans column from the South Wales Evening Post.
Comedian Phil Evans is from Ammanford. He is known as the man who puts the ‘cwtsh’ into comedy.

When newsvendors plied their trade on street corners you could hear their cries of “Read all about it!” half a mile away.
They were more concerned with selling their entire stock of ‘papers than being clearly understood and years of shouting had loosened their dentures. This led to their cry sounding more like “Rheeeda-awla-bhoww-tit!”
In Swansea, one celebrated vendor sounded as is she was shouting ‘Beans on Toast’ as she constantly screamed out ‘Evening Post’.
The truth is that customers would stop and buy a ‘paper so they could read all about the particular ‘It’ that was splashed across the front page.
I don’t see newsvendors about these days, probably because in many cities around the U.K. (I’m allowed out of Wales occasionally for good behaviour) free newspapers are available on ‘buses and railway stations …

The latest 'On Song' column from the Llanelli Star

The latest 'On Song' column (about the choral scene in and around Llanelli) from the Llanelli Star -

This month sees the young Hywel choristers give a romantic Valentine Night candlelit performance in the beautiful surroundings of Kidwelly’s St Mary’s Church on Saturday 14 February.
Audiences can look forward to a journey of beautiful music from cherished classics, magical moments from opera and favourites from film and musical theatre. Tickets available from the box office on 01269 841658.
Local school children aged 8 to 16 years will have the opportunity on Saturday 7 March to join free Expert Singing Masterclasses at Llanelli’s Studio Stepney.
Presented by the Hywel Choir, budding young singers will enjoy expert professional tuition to learn harmony singing, performance techniques and stage choreography with the fun and challenge of learning and performing ABBA’s world-loved Mamma Mia.
TV celebrity and singing star Aled Jones will join forces with Llanelli’s Hywel Choir to thri…

Latest news from the team at Span Arts in Narberth

Latest news from the team at Span Arts in Narberth - 

A jam-packed February - We have something for everyone this month.

One of the highlights will be The Narberth A Cappella Voice Festival, February 20-22.
To find out more click visit or call: 01834 869323

Andy Fairweather Low and The Lowriders
Friday 13 Feb
The Queens Hall. The band sold out at Tenby Blues Festival 2014 and this gig is sure to be as popular, so grab your tickets now!

Sing Out with Ben Macfadyen
Thursday 19 Feb
VariousCome and find your voice through movement and song with Ben Macfadyen, in Span Arts free Art Appetiser workshops.

Performance: Black Voices, Frankie Armstrong and Michael Ormiston
Friday 20 Feb
The Queens Hall. On Friday night and marking the triumphant return in 2015, the magnificent Black Voices, have gained the reputation as Europe’s finest female a cappella quintet
Also on the line-up is legendary singer and practitioner Frankie Armstrong, “Rightly regarded as one of British Folk music’s mo…

Red Kite Law supporting Pembrokeshire Local Hero awards

Red Kite Law will be supporting the Radio Pembrokeshire Local Hero awards 2015.
The legal eagles are sponsoring the prestigious Child of Courage award.
“As a locally-based firm, we always like to do our bit to support community events,” said Red Kite Law partner David Sangster.
“The Child of Courage award at the annual Pembrokeshire Local Hero awards is one of the most important at the event.
“We are looking forward to being part of the judging panel. And we are looking forward to being at the glitzy awards dinner to be staged at The Cleddau Bridge Hotel. on Thursday, February 26.”
Mr Sangster added: "We sponsored the Child of Courage award at last year's event and our Donna Purchase presented the prize. It is one of the most emotional prizes on the night and we are proud to be associated with it."
The overall sponsors for the Radio Pembrokeshire Local Hero Awards are Valero, the operators of Pembroke Refinery.

Nomination categories include:
Act of Bravery
Entrepreneur of the Ye…

Latest special offers from the Jenkins Bakery

Latest special offers from the Jenkins Bakery -
WEEK COMMENCING February 9, 2015
3 Medium Corned Beef £1.65
2 Large Corned Beef Pasties £1.95 4 Medium Sausage Rolls £1.80 2 Custard Slices £1.60 Sandwich Of The Week, Salmon and Cucumber £2.10 Rustic Baguette Of The Week, Chicken and Bacon £2.40 Filled Softie Of The Week, Turkey and Stuffing £2.20

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