Police step up presence in Carmarthen following reports of two assaults

DYFED-Powys Police are investigating reports of two assaults in Carmarthen last night, Sunday (Jul 15).

Officers were called to the town centre at 11.35pm, with reports of an incident in Lammas Street and another at Cambrian Place.

Six people were reported to have been assaulted. One man is currently in hospital in a stable condition, undergoing precautionary tests.

An armed-led enquiry is being carried out due to the possibility of a weapon having been used. Police are currently in...

Public drop-in event to hold discussions on health services changes

RESIDENTS in Carmarthen and the surrounding area are being invited to a public drop-in event to discuss our proposals to fundamentally change the way we provide healthcare services for current and future generations.

The event will be held between 2pm-7pm at St Peter’s Civic Hall, Carmarthen SA31 1PG on Tuesday 8 May 2018.

This is your opportunity to tell us what you think about our proposals or to give us new ideas.

Hywel Dda University Health Board has formally launched its...

Caribbean vibe at new Carmarthen restaurant

A CARMARTHEN couple has realised a dream that was 15 years in the making, thanks to Carmarthenshire County Council.

George and Jennifer Eltom have brought a new Caribbean vibe to Carmarthen’s Jackson’s Lane with the recent opening of their restaurant The Reef.

Offering Caribbean classics like Jerk Chicken and coconut rice, the wood and bamboo clad interior offers a laid-back atmosphere for...

Ground condition survey works at Heol Dyfnallt

RESIDENTS in Heol Dyfnallt, Carmarthen, have been given notice of exploratory groundworks in the area over the next few weeks.

A gas works used to occupy the site before houses were built there. The works served the former St David’s Hospital and was demolished in 1938.

The council undertakes regular inspections on the land as a precautionary measure, and has appointed contractors to check the...

A first place for young Carmarthen sailor

CARMARTHENSHIRE-based IT company, BCC IT, are pleased to see sponsored 14 year old Carmarthen junior sailor Aled Llewellyn-Jones who sails for the GB Topper class gain first place at Datchet Water recently.

Aled is part of the Welsh National Squad and also the RYA British Youth Sailing National Junior Squad.

Aled joined some of the country's best young sailors at the first national competition of 2018 on February 24 and 25 competing in extremly cold and breezy conditions at Weymouth...

Carmarthen fall victim waits two hours+ for ambulance

AN elderly woman who fell out of her wheelchair in Carmarthen town centre had to wait over two hours for an ambulance today, Friday (Mar 23).

One lady who did not wish to be named told Llanelli Online that she had seen the lady on the floor outside the 'Days' store in the town centre and had passed by two hours later to see the lady still there. She said it was 'unacceptable' that the lady had to wait so long for an ambulance.

Staff from the store and passers by waited with the lady...

Police appeal following assault at Lorenzo’s in Carmarthen

DYFED-Powys Police is investigating an assault, which happened at Lorenzo’s, Carmarthen, at around 9pm on Friday, (Dec 1) 2017. No injuries resulted.

Officers would like to speak to the man in the CCTV image, who may have information that could help the investigation.

Anyone who recognises the man, or believes they are pictured in the image, is encouraged to contact PC 837 Langley in Carmarthen Police Station by calling 101. If you are Deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired text...

Woman charged following incident in Water Street Carmarthen

A 36-year-old woman has been charged with 'false imprisonment' and 'grievous bodily harm' following an incident at a property in Water Street, Carmarthen on Sunday, (Mar 18).

She will appear at Llanelli Magistrates Court today, Wednesday 21st March.

Dyfed-Powys Police issued the following statement: "Dyfed-Powys Police  would like to thank the local community for their cooperation and patience in the time that officers had to fulfil their duties along Water street which may have...

Carmarthen Workhouse fire treated as suspicious

POLICE in Carmarthen are investigating a fire which occurred at approximately 4.50pm on Friday, March 2nd, at the Old Workhouse, Penlan Road, Carmarthen.

The fire is currently being treated as suspicious. No-one was injured during the incident.

Two local male youths aged 14 and 15 were arrested in connection with the incident and later released under investigation.

Anyone with information that can help officers with their investigation is asked to report it by calling...

Prezzo’s St Catherine’s Walk store could be set to close

Report by Iwan Lewis and Alan Evans

IT was confirmed this week that Italian chain Prezzo is set to close 94 stores in the UK.

The Carmarthen store located at St Catherine's Walk is one of four Prezzo outlets in Wales set to close in an attempt by the company to rescue its business.

The Group operates several casual dining brands, including Prezzo, Chimichanga, Caffé Uno, Cleaver and Mexico in the UK. The Group’s core brand is Prezzo, which is a chain of Italian themed...