Super Saturday for Dyfed Secondary Schoolchildren in Carms Championship

IT has been a busy few days for Dyfed Secondary School Children with two big events having taken place in the space of four days this week.

Last Friday (June 15) and Saturday (June 16) saw the Dyfed Schools Athletics Championships return to the Leisure Centre after a year gap, following the cancelation of nearly all events in 2017 because of the poor weather. Those finishing in the top places at their area championships (Brianne, Pembrokeshire, Llanelli and Ceredigion) during May had...

Statement from Dwr Cymru Welsh Water on RainScape work in Bigyn Park Terrace

DWR Cymru Welsh Water have made a statement on the RainScape works at Bigyn Park Terrace in Llanelli.

A spokesperson for Dwr Cymru Welsh Water’s RainScape project said: “We’re currently installing new pipework in Marsh Street which will divert rain water away from our sewer to help tackle the flooding which can affect the area during heavy rain.   The work forms part of our ongoing RainScape project in Emma Street...

Pic of the week for June 20

Pic of the week for June 20th taken by Sam Evans.

Roger the dog enjoying the cool of the evening light at Cefn Sidan beach.

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Cymuned Ty-isa i fod yn rhan o newid mawr

MAE newidiadau mawr ar y gweill i ward Ty-isa, Llanelli a'r gymuned sydd wrth y llyw.

Mae Cyngor Sir Caerfyrddin, mewn partneriaeth â nifer o sefydliadau allweddol, yn ymgymryd â rhaglen ymgysylltu cymunedol enfawr er mwyn cael sylwadau a syniadau ynghylch datblygu cynllun adfywio ar gyfer yr ardal.

Mae'n golygu y bydd gan breswylwyr,...

Tyisha community to be part of major change

BIG changes are on the horizon for Llanelli’s Tyisha ward, and the community is being placed firmly in the driving seat.

Carmarthenshire County Council, working in partnership with a number of key organisations, is undertaking a huge community engagement programme to gain views and ideas ahead of the development of a regeneration plan for the area.

It means residents, tenants and businesses will have...

Emergency services attend incident at Trostre Recycling Centre

EMERGENCY services responded to a road traffic accident on the outside of the Llanelli Recycling Centre in Trostre this afternoon, Wednesday (June 20).

A female pedestrian is reported to have been hit by a vehicle and is in hospital with serious injuries.

There are road closures and delays at North Avenue, Trostre Industrial Park.

The Household Waste Recycling Centre at Trostre is also currently closed as Police deal with the incident at the site.

A number of Police vehicles...

Local schoolgirls inspired in STEM

LLANELLI'S Assembly Member, Lee Waters, hosted an event in Burry Port on Monday to inspire local schoolgirls to consider taking up STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - subjects in school.

The event, attended by almost 100 eight-year-old girls, marked the 90th anniversary of Amelia Earhart's landing between Burry Port and Pwll.

Lee Waters said: "Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. This was a huge pioneering achievement and I wanted to...

AM urges constituents to join countryside forum

NEIL Hamilton, Leader of UKIP Wales and AM for Mid & West Wales, is urging people with an interest in the countryside, to join a local forum.

Mr Hamilton, Party Spokesman for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, is calling on constituents who want to be involved in future decisions on public access, to apply to become members of the Ceredigion Local Access Forum.

The Forum’s function is to advise the County Council, Natural Resources Wales and other bodies, on the improvement of...

From tradition to technology – the ways Neighbourhood Watch groups are keeping their communities safe

TRADITIONAL monthly meetings and Facebook groups might seem worlds apart, but these are the methods two Carmarthenshire communities are using to keep their neighbours safe.

As part of Neighbourhood Watch Week, the long-standing Glanmor group and the newer Llwynhendy and Pemberton group have shared the secrets to their success – be it through old-school meetings or the reach of social media.

Jason Hart helped to set up the Llwynhendy and Pemberton Neighbourhood Watch group last...

Codi arian ar gyfer cymdeithas LCD’s

YN ddiweddar mae Swyddogion y Mudiad yn y Sir wedi bod wrthi’n codi arian ar gyfer elusen sy’n agos iawn i’n calonnau yn Sir Gâr sef y Gymdeithas CGD sef elusen sy’n codi arian ar gyfer unigolion sy’n dioddef o afiechyd ‘chronic granulomatous’. Cyn y Nadolig, bu farw un o’n haelodau yn y Sir sef Nia Wyn Thomas oedd yn aelod yng Nghlwb Ffermwyr Ifanc Llangadog ac roedd y Swyddogion a’r Aelodau’n awyddus dros ben i godi arian er cof am aelod gwerthfawr a brwdfrydig.