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.

What exactly do the Llanelli Rotarians do?

Coming up to their centenary year the Llanelli Roatry Club has been delving through their archives in order to share some of the photos and press clippings, which document the rich and varied aspects of their work. The Rotarians raise money for local causes such as the Meals on Wheels service, tea parties for the elderly and...

Phil opts for animal hides over roses

If you’re a man or a woman with a ‘significant other’ and you’ve forgotten it’s Valentine’s Day, there’s a good chance you’re feeling chilly after receiving an icy stare and a cold shoulder. But take heart if you didn’t buy the object of your affection a card and flowers or book a...

Armed police called to incident in Sandy Road

A 29-year-old man appeared before Llanelli Magistrates Court on Monday (Feb 12) charged with one count of robbery, possession of a bladed article in a public place and assaulting a police officer.

The charges were brought as a result of a protracted incident in Sandy Road between approximately 12.50am on Saturday morning (Feb...

Llanelli pancake race a flipping big success

FORGET chewing gums being stuck to the pavements in Llanelli there were more than enough pancakes to scrape up after a fantastic morning of racing with pancakes as Ymlaen Llanelli put on another of their crowd pulling events in the town centre today, Tuesday (Feb 13) 'Shrove Tuesday'.

Four local schools and a number of local...

Jack Sargeant wants lessons to be learned

The dust may have settled at the Welsh Assembly following some turbulent times when allegations of bullying were flying around the chamber like mosquitos plaguing the first minister Carwyn Jones. On Wednesday (Feb 7) The son of Carl Sargeant, Jack said: “We are still devastated by Dad's death. There are questions to be...