Free support for women in Llanelli moving forward after breast cancer

LEADING breast cancer charity Breast Cancer Care is running a free course in Llanelli to help women live life beyond breast cancer with confidence.

Working in partnership with Prince Philip Hospital Breast Cancer Care’s Moving Forward course will provide information and support to women at the end of their breast cancer treatment.

The course covers a range of topics including adjusting and adapting after a breast cancer diagnosis, managing ongoing side effects of treatment, such as...

Llangennech beat Felinfoel to claim derby bragging rights

LLANGENNECH defeated Felinfoel by 7 wickets to claim the local derby bragging rights on Saturday (May 5).

With doubts beforehand on whether the match would go ahead, the start was delayed by nearly two hours due to the poor conditions of the outfield in Llangennech Park.

Foel were put in to bat first and struggled to find their rhythm on a soggy outfield. They were all out for 102 with Andrew Thomas the top scorer with 29.

The pick of the bowling was Owain Phillips who took 3...

Felinfoel are Division 1 West Champions

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KIDWELLY were hoping to spoil the party for Felinfoel as they took to the field at Parc Stephens on Saturday (May 5). The home team have had some impressive wins this season and their coach was optimistic at the start of the game.

Felinfoel had already won the title of Division 1 West Champions 2017/18 with games in hand and they could easily have taken a stroll in the...

Felinfoel reaping the benefits from Community Centre

A presentation evening was held at Felinfoel Community Resource Centre on Friday (April 20) by the committee of Felinfoel Community Resource Centre to give out donations to local community groups.

The Felinfoel Executive Committee which is run by volunteer Clive Richards, Hugh Richards, John Evans and Islwyn Lewis are delighted to give money back in to the community.

The...

New play area breathes fire into Felinfoel

A new play area in Felinfoel was officially opened today (20 March 2018) by the Chairman of Llanelli Rural Council, Cllr. John Evans.

Children from Ysgol Y Felin enjoyed some time out of the classroom in the sun, where they received goody bags provided by Wicksteed Playgrounds as a thank you for their role in helping choose the final playground design.

The play area opened to the public during the February half term break and has proved very popular with the young people and parents in...

Look after your park urges Felinfoel Councillor

COUNCILLOR Bill Thomas is urging the residents of Felinfoel to look after their new park and play area in the village. His appeal comes after a series of complaints that some people using the play area have already begun to spoil it by smashing and discarding glass bottles before the park is even officially opened.

Speaking to Llanelli Online Cllr Thomas said: Teenagers have been seen playing here at night and the next morning there is broken glass.

"We are asking the PCSO to keep an...

Under canvas for understaffed out of hours GP services

It may not be everyone's idea of a great way to spend a couple of days by camping out alongside a busy road outside a busy hospital in these cold conditions but that is exactly what Adrian Morgans is doing over the next couple of days as he launches his campaign to highlight the difficulties people face when services at the Prince Philip Hospital are closed.

Adrian believes that there is more to come and says that the people of Llanelli must be alert to the possibility of further...

Felinfoel man arrested for possession of knife

A Felinfoel man has been arrested and remains in custody for being in possession of a knife.

In a statement released earlier today Dyfed-Powys Police said:

"Dyfed-Powys Police received a report of a man in possession of a knife in Maesgolau, Llanelli, during the morning of Thursday (Feb 22).

"A 34-year-old man was arrested and remains in police custody.

"We would like to reassure that no...

Police appeal following assault in Felinfoel

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Felinfoel on 16th September 2017.

The incident occurred outside Felinfoel Rugby Club, a 23-year-old man was reported to have been punched by an unknown person, causing him to fall over. He suffered a fractured skull.

A spokesperson for Dyfed-Powys Police said: '' Investigations have so far not led to any witnesses, so officers are widening their appeal...

Felinfoel’s Education Centre car park to reopen

FOLLOWING lobbying by Felinfoel County Councillor Bill Thomas and local residents, Carmarthenshire County Council has agreed to re-open the car park alongside the Felinfoel Community Education Centre.

The Education Centre (also known as the Darllenfa) was closed in July 2016 but the car park was left open for local residents to use. Recently the gates were chained to prevent parking because of insurance risk...