First Cymru

Type: Company
Name: First Cymru
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

South West Wales pair make final of national 'Bus Driver of The...

Phil Connor won Welsh bus driver of the year award back in 2008Comments (0)TWO bus drivers from South West Wales have made the finals of a national competition.Martin Sleeman from Carmarthen and Phil Connor from Swansea have won the opportunity to compete ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

New direct Carmarthen to Swansea bus service will cut journey...

All aboard: New direct service from Carmarthen to Swansea which will cut travel times by 35 minutesComments (0)A NEW direct link bus service between Carmarthen and Swansea is being launched at the end of the month.First Cymru will operate a fast, direct ... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ambassadors on board...

Comments (0)BUS operator First Cymru has appointed four ambassadors to play their part in ensuring spectators find their way to the IPC European Championships in Swansea.Bus drivers Margaret Cherrington and Jason Salkeld, and ftrMetro hosts Anne-Marie ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Welsh Government: News in Brief

Comments (0)HERE is a round up of news from the Welsh Government this week:New T1 bus service launchedTransport Minister Edwina Hart has officially launched the new T1 bus service between Carmarthen, Lampeter and Aberystwyth at Lampeter University. The ... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Travel made easier as bus hits the road

Comments (0)A NEW bus route has been officially opened.The new T1 bus service was officially launched at Lampeter University on Monday August 4, by Transport Minister Edwina Hart, allowing an easier way to travel between Carmarthen, Lampeter and Ab ... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

OAP fears isolation as Rhyd-y-Felin bus service is axed

A PENSIONER has said she has been left cut off after a bus service she used daily into Swansea was axed.Rene Evans, of Rhyd-y-Felin, said she helped to introduce the 32 bus service 15 years ago after joining a campaign for transport in the area.The 79-year-old ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Transport expert Stuart Cole on a Welsh Government transport success story in TrawsCymru

The Welsh Government does have its moments.Readers will be familiar with this column providing a (hopefully) constructive critique of various transport policies.However, on this occasion, I am particularly pleased to record a success story.TrawsCymru ... [Published Wales Online - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Encore hopes for Mumbles after night of al fresco success

Mumbles Traders' Association spokesman Paul Whittaker.Comments (0)A CONTINENTAL vibe could return to Mumbles later this month after a hugely successful evening of al fresco entertainment and shopping.Tourists and local residents mixed for the Mumbles ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

National Eisteddfod 2014: All the essential information for the week-long Llanelli event

Llanelli is prepared to host Wales' largest cultural festival by transforming its economic landscape.For a century, the Carmarthenshire town was characterised by its steelworks. In their heyday, they employed 23,000 people and the area was christened ... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

New airport bus operator announced

THE new contract for the Cardiff Airport Express bus service has been awarded to New Adventure Travel.The decision to award the contract to the operator has been welcomed by Welsh Government transport minister, Edwina Hart.The service, operated by First ... [Published Barry and District News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Llanelli bus services to change from Sunday

BUS services in and around Swansea, Llanelli and Carmarthen will change from August 3.It comes as First makes some alterations to its network.The 110/111 Swansea to Llanelli service is one of those affected.The timetable for these services is changing ... [Published Llanelli Star - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Carmarthenshire National Eisteddfod 2014: Five things you should know before visiting the Llanelli event

Around 150,000 people are expected to head to Llanelli this August when the 2014 National Eisteddfod pitches up at Festival Fields, Millennium Coastal Park.Held between August 1-9, expect an eclectic mix of music, literature, dance, theatre and visual ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]

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"The standards expected are incredibly high but our team has what it takes and we'll be fully behind them and we'll be wishing they come home with the silverware and the titles they deserve."
Anne-Marie said: "I've worked for First for the past 23 years and absolutely love my job. It's great to be able to meet different people. I am looking forward to my role as an ambassador and hope to be able to help people get around the city, seeing all it has to offer, as well as helping them get to and from the sporting events."
"I was pleased to see the Minister and the Government's transport advisor Professor Stuart Cole in Lampeter to launch the new service."
"Now I have to walk further if I want to get it which is very hard for me."

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South West Wales pair make final of national 'B... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 24 2014]
New direct Carmarthen to Swansea bus service wi... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Ambassadors on board... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 17 2014]
Welsh Government: News in Brief [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 11 2014]
Travel made easier as bus hits the road [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 10 2014]
OAP fears isolation as Rhyd-y-Felin bus service... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 06 2014]
Transport expert Stuart Cole on a Welsh Governm... [Published Wales Online - Aug 05 2014]
Encore hopes for Mumbles after night of al fres... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 02 2014]
National Eisteddfod 2014: All the essential inf... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Jul 31 2014]
New airport bus operator announced [Published Barry and District News - Jul 30 2014]
Llanelli bus services to change from Sunday [Published Llanelli Star - Jul 28 2014]
Carmarthenshire National Eisteddfod 2014: Five ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]
Park and ride for Swansea on Boxing Day [Published News Wales - Dec 23 2013]
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