Trinity Mirror paid-for regional weekly newspapers see circulation fall by more than 20% year-on-year

A number of Trinity Mirror paid-for regional weekly newspapers saw their circulation fall by more than 20 per cent year-on-year, new ABC figures show.

Llanelli Online reaches over 4,000 people per day. Latest figures from ABC show that the local paper The Llanelli Star's circulation was around just under 7,000 copies per week with a -13% year on year change.

The Llanelli Star offices on Cowell Street closed at the end of December 2017 in a move, which saw the newspaper without a...

Frank Allen’s story

FRANK Allen MBE invited Llanelli Online to his home recently to talk about some issues regarding a development to the rear of his home.

Residents attended a public meeting in Hendy where they expressed their concerns regarding the development.

Subsequently the  County Council put a temporary stop on the development.

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