Police investigate ‘alleged’ sexual assault on Cefn Sidan beach

DYFED-Powys Police is investigating a sexual assault that happened on Cefn Sidan beach in Pembrey on Tuesday, June 12 between 2-3pm.

A man approached a woman who was sunbathing and inappropriately touched her.

He was unknown to the victim and is described as being in his late forties, early fifties, around 5 foot 11inches tall, thin arms and legs with a pot belly. His hair was a mix of light and dark grey.

He had an English accent. He was believed to be wearing knee length black...

Beach Warriors event takes over the sands of Cefn Sidan

OVER 500 runners took part in the Beach Warriors 5-mile challenge on Sunday (May 13) on the sands of Cefn Sidan beach.

With the sun shining and blue skies children and adults of all ages enjoyed taking part in the races.

Participants had a number of obstacles to overcome during the 5-mile run, these included hurdles, barriers and a boxing ring.

Each runner was timed using an electronic chip timing system to record their score. A number of people ran to raise money for...

Sailors, shipwrecks and serendipity

William Guy may not be a household name in Llanelli. Neither would the large number of mariners who lost their lives in the waters off Llanelli.

The local graveyards are home to hundreds of mariners, many of whose lives were lost at sea. The maritime links are strong on both sides of the Burry Estuary and none more so than at Penclawdd where in 1864 William Guy was one of two men who lost their lives. John Bowen of Llanelli was the other. Both men were pilots and would have been...

Whacky Walrus Dippers wade into Pembrey’s winter waters

THE annual Walrus Dip took place at Pembrey Country Park today, Tuesday (Dec 26) Approximately 300 to 500 hundred hardy souls threw caution to the bitter December wind and against the advice of any GP if you can find one in Llanelli they ran in the direction of the briny kitted out in a range of costumes echoing contemporary life in politics, TV, film and fantasy. There were more than a fair share of Christmas inspired outfits. It was an unusually sunny day for Boxing...

Sea Dash to attract thousands of people this Boxing Day

THOUSANDS of people are expected to line the sands and take the plunge into the sea at Cefn Sidan Beach on Boxing Day.

The annual Pembrey Country Park Walrus Dip draws crowds in fancy dress from across Carmarthenshire and all in aid of charity.

Now in its 32nd year, previous events have seen Santas and Sumo wrestlers and all kinds of fancy dressers including Pantomime dames and even bikini beauties and brave mankini clad hulks making a dash for the freezing waves.

People...