It is satisfactory to learn that the Ammanford Urban Council has found itself able to reduce the rate for the current half-year by 2d. in the £.
The Committees have been very moderate in their estimates, and but of the heavy loans that have been contracted in the past, the position would be still more favourable.
A considerable amount of the expenditure foreshadowed is in regard to necessary equipment for the Fire Brigade, which has been much neglected in the past.
Now that they are to be provided with a fire escape, an extending ladder, and other apparatus, the town and its inhabitants will be relieved of the serious risks that have threatened them in the past.
With a reduced number of men in the Brigade, it is hoped these will be thoroughly drilled in their duties, and when called upon will give a good account of themselves.