The culprit behind a crime wave in a west Wales village has been caught after items of washing disappeared.
Dyfed Powys Police have announced they are to close seven of its front counters across Mid and West Wales.
Work to restore a Grade II listed mansion situated in Aberglasney Gardens in Carmarthenshire begins today.
Homeland actor Damian Lewis opened the ground floor of Aberglasney Mansion today after its restoration.
He told James Wright about his connection with the house.
Actor Damian Lewis will be at Aberglasney Mansion today for the official opening of the restored ground floor of the historic building. The Emmy Award-winning star will be guest of honour as the Aberglasney Restoration Trust shows off its work to reinstate the house to its former grandeur.
The grade II* listed building's east wing and main hall are the latest sections to be repaired.
Mid & West Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended 20 flooding incidents overnight and this morning after heavy rain throughout Carmarthenshire.
Fire crews from Llanelli, Ammanford, Pontyates, Kidwelly, Llandeilo, Gorseinon and Tumble were called out to various incidents after large volume of rainfall fell in a short time frame, causing drains to displace, properties to flood and animals to become stranded.
Fire crews were involved in helping to move vintage cars to safety in Pontyates, while others were called to assist stranded animals in Trimsaran.
The fire service has confirmed the water is now subsiding.
Environment Agency Wales has issued nine flood alerts:
- Vyrnwy Catchment
- Powys: Upper Severn
- Mid Wales: Dyfi Catchment
- Carmarthenshire: lower Teifi
- Carmarthenshire: River Cothi
- Carmarthenshire: Rivers Gwendraeths
- Carmarthenshire: Upper Towy
- Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire: Rivers Taf and Cynin
- Carmarthenshire, Swansea: Rivers Loughor and Amman
Firefighters say they were called out to around 20 flooding incidents in the Llanelli, Kidwelly and Cross hands areas where domestic properties were affected.
Some roads in Carmarthenshire which were closed because of flooding are now passable after the heavy rain.
Train services between Cardiff and Bridgend were disrupted overnight and buses replaced trains between Newport and Ebbw Vale Parkway. Services are back to normal.
The rain eased in the early hours.
The Environment Agency has 9 flood alerts in force.
Ash dieback disease has been found in the wider environment in Wales for the first time.
Natural Resources Wales has confirmed the disease, which kills ash trees, has been found in an established site in Ferryside, south of Carmarthen.
Until now, the disease has only been confirmed in newly planted sites in Wales.
Natural Resources Wales says it is working closely with the Welsh Government on a UK-wide response to tackle the disease in conjunction with the Forestry Commission, Defra, the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) and the devolved administrations in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The A474 Cwmamman Road has re-opened after an accident between Grenig Road and Bryn-Lloi Road.
Nine cows have drowned after being swept off the coast of Carmarthenshire.
Another 20 were saved by rangers, police and firefighters.
They had escaped from the salt marshes near Kidwelly, and are believed to have walked along the Cefn Sidan sand dunes before being swept off in one of the highest tides of the year.
It took more than four hours to round up and rescue the surviving cattle and return them to their farm yesterday.
One of Britain's first ever motoring events will be celebrated at a classic car rally in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire.
Today's rally commemorates the Thousand Mile Trial, which took place in April 1900.
The event also coincides with organisers Pembrokeshire Classic Car Club's 30th anniversary.
Dyfed-Powys Police has charged a man with manslaughter, after a long investigation into the death of a pensioner in Carmarthenshire.
Roy Taylor, who was 69 and from the village of Penygroes, died last August, after an incident outside the Miners Welfare Club in Ammanford.
A 35-year-old man has been released on conditional bail, before a court appearance next month.