From Llanelli Wales. Worked in education and media for most of my career. Now working as a freelance journalist. Interested in World events, politics, education. Specialist area is social and journalistic photography.

Armed police attend incident in Crosshands

Video: Courtesy of K Jones

THERE has been large police presence at Heol Bryngwili in Crosshands today, Saturday (Mar 17).

A video on social media shows a male being restrained on the floor in the middle of the road.

The incident is believed to have happened at approximately 12.10pm. The road was closed in both...

Welcome to Ghostville

IF there’s something strange in the neighbourhood, who you gonna call? Well certainly not your other half if you have fallen foul of the relatively new dating phenomenon known as ‘ghosting’.

When I first heard the expression ‘ghosting’ from a friend, not...

Gareth says ‘Thank You’ to Burry Port community

THE community of Burry Port came together to try and find a bicycle, which had been stolen from one of the town's well known and much loved young men, Gareth McKibbins.

In what many have described as a callous act, the bicycle was stolen from Gareth as he went about his chores, shopping for his mother, Eira at the local Co-op...

Steak the Ionut Constantin way

Ionut Constantin is about to prep a meal of steak, chips, mushroom, tomato, onion rings and side salad.

The chef who hails from Tulcea in Romania is decked in his whites and as calm as a cucumber in the kitchen of Red 10 at Eastgate.

He takes the steak and seasons it before dropping it onto a lightly oiled grill. It...

Gareth’s got his bike back

HEARTLESS thieves left a young Burry Port man distraught when they stole his much loved bicycle from outside the CO-op store in the town.

Gareth McKibbins is a well known and much loved young man in his home town. He used the bicycle for his independence and is rarely seen without it.

The community of Burry Port took to...

Who’s next in the High Street retailer meltdown?

The failure of Toys R Us and Maplin to find a rescue package has dealt the High Street a huge blow as 300 stores brace themselves for closure with the threat to around 5,500 jobs.

More retailers are facing difficulty and may be set to close some stores including Bargain Booze, Homebase, Countrywide Farmers Prezzo, New Look,...

Give Gareth’s bike back

Give Gareth's Bike Back! That is the message from the Burry Port Community en masse this evening, Wednesday (Mar 14) following the theft of a much loved bicycle belonging to Gareth McKibbins.

County Councillor Amanda Fox contacted Llanelli Online to relay the outrage of the community that anyone could steal Gareth's much loved...