Police looking for Jamie Robert Steele

HAVE you seen Jamie Robert Steele?

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information that could assist in locating him.

He is wanted by police for failing to comply with supervision requirements.

He is believed to be in the Carmarthen area but is continuing to evade police.

Anyone with information of his whereabouts is urged to contact police by calling #101.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908


Police investigate online harassment case in Carmarthen

DYFED-Powys Police is investigating a case of online harassment in Carmarthen.

The female victim has received over 100 explicit and abusive messages from a man on Facebook. Despite continually blocking him, he has still been able to send messages through multiple accounts.

Police are investigating the issue and providing support to the victim.

It is strongly believed the offender has been messaging other women online with messages and photos of a similar nature.

PC Gareth Jones...

Carmarthen Bay Film Festival coming to Llanelli

THE prestigious Carmarthen Bay Film Festival in Llanelli will take place in just four weeks.

The festival is now in its seventh year and continues to go from strength to strength.

A total of 699 entries were received for this year’s festival award categories, from film-makers worldwide.

The festival is being staged at Llanelli’s Stradey Park Hotel, from May 14-17.

All of the film-based events are free to the public.

“It is astonishing how the festival has grown in...

Carmarthen Town Mayor’s Fun Run 2018

THERE'S three weeks to go to the annual Carmarthen Town Mayor's Fun Run races.

The races take place in the town centre on Monday May 7, with a 10am start.

Last year’s event saw 768 runners taking part, a record for the fun run races in their current format.

This year will be the 37th running of the Carmarthen Mayor’s Fun Run races.

Last year’s feature 5K race was won by Thomas Jones of Carmarthen Harriers in a time of 16.56.

"We are hoping for a bumper turnout in...

Concerns over lack of Welsh Language courses at Carmarthen’s Trinity St David campus

A Welsh Language campaigner is claiming that the University of Wales Trinity St David  has not honoured its commitments 'allegedly' made as part of the bid to secure a platform from education into the media sector with the opening of Yr Egin for S4C later this year.

The campaigner who did not wish to be named said that they were concerned that there were no Welsh language media / performance related courses running (or scheduled to run) in Carmarthen despite the scheduled opening of Yr...

Police appeal following alleged assault in Carmarthen

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses or information following an assault in Carmarthen.

A male taxi driver was assaulted by a man who had booked the taxi from The Dairies Sports and Social Club on Water Street.

The suspect had a golden coloured medium sized dog, and punched the victim to the face and chest when he was not allowed to take the dog...

Llanelli Herald Editor at Crown Court

THE editor of the Llanelli Herald has appeared at Swansea Crown Court to appeal a previous conviction he was found guilty of  earlier in the year.

As editor of the Ceredigion Herald Thomas Hutton Sinclair was found guilty of putting the victim of a sexual offence at risk of identification. As a result he was ordered to pay £3,650 in fines and compensation.

District Judge David Parsons said at the time that the breach of the law giving victims anonymity for life had “enormous”...

County Museum’s mystery on the BBC

A mystery at Carmarthenshire County Museum is featured on this week’s episode of Britain’s Lost Masterpieces on BBC 4.

The programme describes the Museum as a slice of history in itself, in continuous use since the 13th Century and, once a bishop's palace, it was where the Bible was first translated into Welsh.

But could it also be home to some...

Police appeal following burglary in Carmarthen

Dyfed-Powys Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged  burglary at a  property  in Carmarthen. They have issued the following statement:

"Between 3.20am and 5.30am on Sunday, September 17, a house in the Carmarthen area was burgled. A number of items were stolen, including a black Kia Picanto, index number CV60SVC, belonging to the homeowners. If anyone saw anything suspicious in the area at this time, has seen the car, or has any information that could help catch those who...

Carmarthen concert date for famous LYRA Russian Vocal Ensemble

The Russians are coming!

To Carmarthen, in fact!

The internationally-acclaimed LYRA Russian Vocal Ensemble will be performing at St Peters Church, Carmarthen, on Friday, May 12 (7pm).

Tickets are £10 on the door and there are interval refreshments available at £2.50.
LYRA are from St. Petersburg, Russia.

The singing group consists of four members that have been educated either as opera singers or choir conductors in St. Petersburg Conservatory.
The four are -