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Robert Lloyd PR, Media and Marketing Consultancy

Robert Lloyd runs his own PR and media consultancy. Journalist/broadcaster 07777 683637 rlloydpr@btinternet.com

About Robert Lloyd

Media consultant (Wales & world!) able to tackle any job - with a smile! Journalist/broadcaster 07777 683637 rlloydpr@btinternet.com http://www.rlloydpr.co.uk

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Latest news and random blog items from Robert Lloyd

News, Newspaper columns

South Wales Evening Post column, May 17, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

FEEDBACK is much appreciated when it comes to this weekly column – if only to reassure me that some folk are reading and paying attention!
There’s been quite a bit of reaction to last week’s piece about Hollywood legend Glynis Johns being buried in Burry

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Two changes to Scarlets side for Zebre match-up

Posted By RobertLloyd58

Head coach Dwayne Peel has made two changes to his Scarlets starting XV for Friday’s BKT United Rugby Championship round 17 clash with Zebre Parma at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi (19:35 BBC Wales).
Alex Craig has recovered from a hamstring issue to take his place

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Aberystwyth nest box project looks at climate change impact on bird breeding

Posted By RobertLloyd58

New nest boxes have started appearing around Aberystwyth as part of a new study to understand the impact of climate change on competition between birds.
Wales’ climate is warming because of human activity, with 2022 and 2023 the warmest years on record.
Climate change is

News, Press releases

Tonia Antoniazzi MP joins Scarlets board

Posted By RobertLloyd58

The Scarlets are delighted to announce that Gower MP and former Wales international Tonia Antoniazzi will join the Scarlets Board of Directors with immediate effect.
Tonia, who is Gower’s first female MP, has served at Westminster since June 2017.  She was born and raised along

Blog posts, News

The latest Phil Evans column – May 15

Posted By RobertLloyd58

Comedian Phil Evans is from Ammanford. He is known as the man who puts the ‘cwtsh’ into comedy. Website – www.philevans.co.uk
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WHO NEEDS A PSYCHIATRIST WHEN I HAVE YOU?
Thanks to decades of watching American films and TV, I have the impression that our

News, Newspaper columns

Latest On Song column – May 15

Posted By RobertLloyd58

THERE’S a big weekend coming up for members of Llanelli’s new Scarlet Musical Theatre Productions (SMTP) team.
Hot on the heels of their ‘Scarlet Showstoppers’ cabaret evening at Burry Port Memorial Hall, SMTP performers will be joining the award-winning Côr Meibion Pontarddulais Male Choir for

Scarlets

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Four changes to Scarlets side for Ulster clash

Posted By RobertLloyd58

Scarlets have made four personnel changes to the starting XV to take on Ulster in their final game at Parc y Scarlets this season (Saturday, 15:05; Premier Sport).
Injuries have forced head coach Dwayne Peel to reshuffle his line-up for Saturday’s clash against his former

News, Newspaper columns

South Wales Evening Post column, May 10, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

PAY attention film buffs: here’s a question to test your knowledge.
Name the Mary Poppins star who is buried in a quiet corner of a Burry Port chapel cemetery.
She was nominated for an Oscar and won a Tony Award for a celebrated role in

Scarlets

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Scarlets confirm players and staff leaving the club

Posted By RobertLloyd58

The Scarlets can confirm the players and staff who will be leaving the club at the end of the 2023-24 season.
Supporters will have the opportunity to say farewell to the players following Saturday’s BKT United Rugby Championship clash with Ulster at Parc y Scarlets.

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More nutritious white bread could be on shelves, thanks to funding

Posted By RobertLloyd58

Healthier white bread could soon appear on the shelves of bakers and grocers across the UK thanks to research at Aberystwyth University.
Working with leading organic millers Shipton Mill, the team at Aberystwyth will be studying the milling and blending process for white flour.

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Jonathan Davies to leave the Scarlets at the close of season

Posted By RobertLloyd58

One of the Scarlets’ greats, Jonathan Davies, will say farewell to the club at the end of the season.
After 16 seasons spanning two spells at the club, the man known as ‘Foxy’ will be moving on at the end of the campaign.
From Bancyfelin

Blog posts, News

The latest Phil Evans column – May 08

Posted By RobertLloyd58

HOW DO THESE PEOPLE GET ON MY TELLY?
When Noel Coward attended West End opening nights, after the show he was invariably asked backstage where the actors, writers and director eagerly awaited his critique.
Early in his career, Noel may have sometimes been brutally honest

News, Newspaper columns

Latest On Song column – May 08

Posted By RobertLloyd58

THE growing links between Llanelli and its twin town of Agen in France are behind a special concert next month.
Llanelli and District Twinning Association will be presenting an evening of music featuring popular ladies choir Côr Curiad and special guests from Agen.
The French

Blog posts, News

Your chance to meet the team at the All Wales Sport website

Posted By RobertLloyd58

There’s a great opportunity to meet the team behind one of the most successful sports websites in Wales tomorrow (Tuesday, May 7).
The All Wales Sport team are celebrating more than two decades of service to grassroots sport in Wales.
Tuesday’s Spring Afternoon National Hunt

Blog posts, News

Tribute to Wales rugby great Ken Owens

Posted By RobertLloyd58

Here’s a tribute piece I wrote about Wales rugby great Ken Owens for the Sports Aid Cymru Wales dinner programme on Friday –
KEN OWENS TRIBUTE AND TOAST
IN the hall of fame of Welsh rugby greats, there are a handful of celebrated players who

News, Newspaper columns

South Wales Evening Post column, May 03, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

FORGET fist bumps or high fives, I’m a collector of handshakes.
Important people from history, celebrities, sporting superstars, you name them and I like to chalk them up in my little Black Book.
And, if I can’t get to the main man, or main woman,

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West Wales Sports Aid lunch a great success story

Posted By RobertLloyd58

Rugby ace Glen Webbe, widely acknowledged as the first black man to be capped by Wales, was the guest speaker at the spring Cymru/Wales Sports Aid lunch in Carmarthen.
Webbe, 62, made 10 appearances on the wing for Wales during the 1980s.
He used his

News, Newspaper columns

Latest On Song column – May 01

Posted By RobertLloyd58

THE team at Carmarthen and District Youth Opera are gearing up for their 2025 production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
The show will follow the hugely successful Our House (Madness) staged earlier this year and the 2023 production of Shrek The Musical.
The countdown

Blog posts, Newspaper columns

The latest Phil Evans column – May 01

Posted By RobertLloyd58

BEING OFFENDED IS A SIGN OF THE TIMES
It was once a common sight, hanging on the wall behind the counter, in many small shops and mini-markets.
A clearly written sign, in full view of every customer, that read, “Please do not ask for credit

News, Newspaper columns

South Wales Evening Post column, April 26, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

IT’S the one problem issue all of us (no matter what our political persuasion) can agree on: our town and city centres are in a bit of a state.
Labelling it as a problem is the easy bit; coming up with the solutions is the

News, Newspaper columns

Latest On Song column – April 24

Posted By RobertLloyd58

THE name of Côr Meibion Llanelli Male Voice Choir is being kept alive through a new Young Musician of the Year competition.
The choir finished active performing last year after struggling to recruit new members and officials.
But a choir spokesman said this week: “We

News, Newspaper columns

South Wales Evening Post column, April 19, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

GIVEN an audience of at least one man and a dog, I can raise my game and my ability to bore people to Olympic levels.
All I require is that someone draws breath and allows me sufficient pause to start rambling on the benefits of

News, Newspaper columns

Latest On Song column – April 17

Posted By RobertLloyd58

A west Wales charity, which is designed to help mentor talented young musicians, has celebrated its 10thanniversary in style.
Members of Loud Applause Rising Stars (LARS) took part in a special celebration night hosted by Kevin Johns MBE at The Diplomat Hotel in Llanelli.
Cerith

News, Newspaper columns

South Wales Evening Post column, April 12, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

THE Welsh word ‘Cawr’ (meaning giant) was invented for people like David Gravell, a businessman who stood like a colossus over the motor industry in Wales.
His passing this month will be felt by all those who shared his passion for the Welsh language and

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