Kidwelly Co-op dresses up to fight dementia


WITH Kidwelly's path towards becoming a more dementia friendly town, residents gathered at their local Co-op and dressed up in the style of memorable fashion trends of the past.

The event, which raised nearly £500, provided services and training to help members of the public understand how to help people suffering with dementia should they come into contact with them. Anne Gilley, Member Pioneer for the Co-op, said: "The...

Great community support for KAMPS

KIDWELLY and Mynyddygarreg Panto Society (KAMPS) are planning to stage a Panto in early 2019. It will be a reintroduction of a great tradition in both Kidwelly and Mynyddygarreg.

The group had a stand at the Co-op store in Kidwelly on Friday and Saturday (Feb 23,24).

Throughout the two days volunteers and members of the committee met and chatted with shoppers to let them know the plans. Speaking to Llanelli Online Chair of KAMPS Emma Britton said; “The enthusiasm of the customers of...

Phillip Thompson chosen as Kidwelly’s Mayor Elect for ‘Historic Year’

KIDWELLY Town Council has unanimously elected Councillor Philip Thompson as its Mayor Elect for the municipal year 2018/ 2019. Councillor Thompson will take up office on May 1st 2018 and there will be a civic service and ceremony in St. Mary’s Church Kidwelly on 12th May 2018.

This coming year will be a special one in the history of Kidwelly Mayors in that it marks the 400th year of Mayors in Kidwelly since Thomas...

Kidwelly’s David Gravell recognised in New Years Honours

KIDWELLY'S David Edward Gravell has been recognised in the New Year's Honours list. Mr Gravell receives the British Empire Medal for his services to charity, sport and education in Wales.

The full list of people receiving an honour is below.

David Edward GRAVELL For services to charity, Sport and Education in Wales. (Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire)

Professor Karen Margaret HOLFORD Deputy Vice Chancellor, Cardiff University. For services to Engineering and the Advancement of Women in...

Police appeal following assault in Kidwelly pub

“Dyfed-Powys Police received a report of assault at Lord Nelson pub, Kidwelly, at around 9:15pm on Saturday (16 Dec). A teenage male was taken to hospital with cuts and bruises. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to report it to Kidwelly police by calling 101, quoting reference number 362 of December 16.”


Mynyddygarreg’s misery as mountain stays in darkness for Christmas

It could be straight out of a Charles Dickens novel. The wealthy town's folk celebrating with all the trimmings while the poor folk up on the mountain gather around candles. It is a tradition going back many years that the mountain folk of Mynyddygarreg are blessed with light at Christmas time by the good folk on the lowlands of Kidwelly (the Town Council). Sadly there will be no lighting of the Christmas tree and lights at the Neuadd (hall) this year....

Y gymuned yn rheoli Parc Stephens yng Nghydweli yn llwyddiannus ers dwy flynedd

MAE Parc Stephens yng Nghydweli bellach wedi cael ei reoli gan y gymuned ers dros ddwy flynedd ar ôl i'r ased gael ei drosglwyddo'n llwyddiannus yn 2015.

Roedd y Parc yn un o nifer o asedau hamdden y cynigiodd Cyngor Sir Caerfyrddin eu trosglwyddo ac yn un o'r cyntaf a drosglwyddwyd i ofal y gymuned leol.

Cynigiodd y Cyngor Sir grant o ddwywaith y costau cynnal a chadw blynyddol i'r...

Trust develops innovative equality training

A trust set up to deal with discriminations in all forms whether at work or in society develops innovative equality training to support organisations and individuals.

Employees are known to be more productive and happier within the workplace where their environment respects a diverse workforce and all needs are met. Most organisations whether in the private or third sector, large or small are aware of the legislation toward...

Capel Sul film

This film was made to document the last service at Capel Sul in Kidwelly. There is a much longer version in production.

End Of An Era For Kidwelly Chapel from Llanelli Online on Vimeo.

End of an era for Kidwelly chapel

It was the end of an era for a Capel Sul in Kidwelly as the congregation held the last ever service within it's walls today, Sunday, (Jul 16). A packed congregation sang hymns and offered prayers before the chapel doors closed for the last time. It is understood that the chapel is sold subject to contract. Llanelli Online was there to film this historic event and we will be featuring the film and interviews here soon.