24 Feb 2016 Carmarthenshire's lead role in ‘Internet Coast’ City Deal

The bid, which would see in excess of £500 million over 20 years, from the UK and Welsh Governments, is designed to address the integrated universal themes and challenges of energy, health and well-being and economic acceleration, according to a council spokeswoman.

They say it would work by harnessing the transformational power of digital  networks and the asset base of Swansea Bay.

Council leader Emlyn Dole says Carmarthenshire is in a strong position to benefit from the proposal, saying: "The City Deal provides a real opportunity to push forward growth in our region and importantly the rural economy of West Wales.

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