Cofio Mr Music – Gethin Hughes

Côr Meibion Llanelli will be remembering their former accompanist, Gethin Hughes, at their annual concert at Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli (Saturday, June 30, 7pm).

Gethin was affectionately known as Llanelli’s ‘Mr Music’ prior to his death in 2011. Following his death, a special Gethin Hughes Memorial Bursary Scholarship was established. The first winner of the cash bursary was Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama...

Review: Côr Meibion Llanelli annual concert

REVIEW: Côr Meibion Llanelli Male Voice Choir, Dafydd Iwan and Côr Ysgol y Strade at Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli.

The ‘annual’ Côr Meibion Llanelli concert is always regarded as one of the highlights in the Llanelli musical calendar – and the 2017 renewal continued a fine, high class tradition.

The popular guest star for the show was Welsh folk singing legend Dafydd Iwan, who got the audience tapping their feet and singing along with many of his favourite hit...

There’s a new ‘master of the house’ at Llanelli’s No1 tourist attraction

Historic Llanelly House, one of the jewels in Llanelli’s crown, has a new ‘head of the household’.

Paul Carter has taken on the new role of Commercial and Events Manager at Llanelli town centre’s premier tourist attraction.

He aims to make Llanelly House a major ‘destination venue’ for first class events and exhibitions and raise the profile of the historic property for weddings, top quality entertainment...

New recipe for the popular Jenkins Bakery cheese and onion pastie

The cheese and onion pastie is one of the most popular snacks in the Jenkins Bakery product range.

Our bakers have just completed extensive research and testing at the Jenkins Bakery HQ in Trostre, Llanelli – and have come up with a new recipe.

The new recipe cheese and onion pastie has been released gradually through our shops.

The secret recipe contains a more mature cheese – but the full recipe remains a closely guarded secret!

Russell Jenkins, operations director at...

Jenkins Bakery supporting Cancer Research UK campaign

The team at Jenkins Bakery will next week (July 15) launch the firm’s annual campaign to support Cancer Research UK Breast Cancer Awareness.

The annual campaign runs during the rest of July.

The bakery has launched a new cupcake with a special Pink Ribbon motif.

The product will be in Jenkins Bakery shops from Saturday, July 15, and will run for two weeks.


Ground-breaking trip by Loud Applause Rising Stars

Reflections on a ground-breaking trip to honour links between Llanelli and a city in The Netherlands were the order of the day at Plas Llanelly House.

There was a full house for an afternoon which mixed music and memories for the team from Loud Applause Rising Stars.

‘Rising Stars’ is the charitable wing of Loud Applause Productions and works to help mentor up-and-coming singers and musicians and give them experience of the concert stage.

The team from Rising Stars...

Help Age Cymru Sir Gâr in Tesco Bags of Help appeal

Age Cymru Sir Gâr in Carmarthenshire have applied to the Tesco Bags of Help scheme and needs your support to help win up to £4,000 to help us support older people with new technology.
Ann Dymock, chief officer of Age Cymru Sir Gâr, explained -
"Tesco donates all the 5ps that they charge for carrier bags to a charitable cause. Age Cymru Sir Gâr are in the final 3 for July 2017 and details about the charity and the work it wants to achieve with funding help from Tesco will be...