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From the courts 11/06/2018

Appearing before Carmarthenshire Magistrates' Court sitting at Llanelli Magistrates' Court on 11/06/2018

51-year-old Mrs Hilary Breeze Eliott of Y Ddraenen Wen, Llanelli

The court heard that on 06/12/2017 at Llangennech Ellliott used a motor vehicle on the A4138, when there was not in force in relation to that use such a policy of insurance or such a security in respect of third party risks as complied with the requirements of Part VI of the Road Traffic Act 1988.

In her absence and...

M4 delays following accident

THE M4 westbound has been closed since 3:30 this afternoon, Tuesday (Jun 12). One lorry driver Terence (the trucker) Owens called Llanelli Online to say he had been stuck in the queue for hours and that the traffic is 'bumper to bumper'.

The Traffic Wales website lists it as being closed until at least 7pm this evening. It is reported that an air ambulance had to land on the Eastbound carriageway. Latest Traffic Wales report states that the road westbound may remain closed until 1:00...

Source of flies raises more questions than answers for council

NOW that the source of the flies has been identified one would imagine that it is all over. According to some sources who have contacted Llanelli Online today, Tuesday (Jun 12) it is certainly not over.

The Seaside area is one of the poorest areas in Wales according to government sources. It is home to a number of industrial units and it has had its fair share of problems but the people of the area are resilient and hard working and are more than able to articulate when they believe...

Emergency services deal with house fire at Pembrey

THE Emergency services were called to a house fire in Pembrey earlier this evening, Monday (Jun 11).

Some reports estimate that the fire started at around 8.00pm this evening.

There were reports of at least five fire crews in attendance. There was also a large police presence and police closed the road for a few hours while fire crews tackled the blaze.

The fire broke out at a derelict property on Lando Road and there were no reports of anyone being injured.

In a...

Police concerned for man’s wellbeing following reports of distressed male in middle of busy Llanelli road

DYFED-Powys Police is  appealing for information to ensure a man seen in the middle of the road in Llanelli during the early hours of this morning is safe.

The force say that a driver reported seeing a man on the A484 between the Berwick roundabout and the layby near Trostre works at around 3.30am.

In the appeal the force state: "He was 24, and wearing a white shirt and black jeans. He suggested he was going to harm himself, and ran into woods near the roundabout. We'd like to speak...

First flies now the rats have arrived and residents are fed up

BBC radio described the infestation of flies in Llanelli as being of 'Biblical proportions'. The flies provided misery and suffering for thousands of  householders in Llanelli and some businesses also suffered, especially catering establishments.

The likely source of the flies we are told has been found and centres on a recycling plant close to the affected areas in Seaside.

Residents have questioned why the council took so long to find the source given that they had...

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Gomer Williams gifts cash to Bont Cricket Club

GOMER Williams have provided sponsorship for Pontarddulais Cricket Club and the Cricket All Stars.

The solicitors based in Llanelli and now Pontarddulais say they are proud to be sponsors of the club.
Speaking to Llanelli Online Kate Clarke who runs the Pontarddulais office said:

"It is exciting to see the youth of the community participate in the national All Stars Cricket, the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) programme to inspire the next generation of five- to...

From the Courts 08/06/2018

APPEARING before Carmarthen Magistrates' Court sitting at Llanelli Magistrates' Court on 08/06/2018

39-year-old Sarah Ann Evans of First Floor Flat, Thomas Street, Llanelli.

The court heard that on 27/10/2017 Evans kept on Prospect Place an unlicensed vehicle Contrary to section 29(1) and (3) of the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act, the previous licence having expired on 31/05/17.

Evans had previously pleaded not guilty to the offence but in her absence she was found guilty and...

From the Courts 07/06/2018

Appearing before Carmarthen Magistrates' Court sitting at Llanelli Magistrates' Court on 07/06/2018

18-year-old Ozdzhan Badzhalaka of Lammas Street Carmarthen

The court heard that on 04/12/2017 at the A40 B&Q Roundabout, Carmarthen Badzhalaka used a motor vehicle, on a road, or other public place, when there was not in force in relation to that use such a policy of insurance or such a security in respect of third party risks as complied with the requirements of Part VI of the Road...