31-year-old male found deceased at Westbury Street

A 31-year-old male has been found dead in a lane between Westbury Street and Llys Y Drindod in Llanelli. The name of the man has not been released however, in a statement issued today Dyfed-Powys Police said:

"Dyfed-Powys Police was called to a lane between Westbury Street and Llys Y Drindod in Llanelli at 10.15am on Friday, July 13 following concerns for a man’s welfare.

"Sadly, a 31-year-old man was declared deceased at the scene.

"Our thoughts are with his family at this...

Morfa’s Karate Kid Nicky Evans is British Champion

MOST people will have heard of Mr Miyagi and the Karate Kid.

The story of a boy and his Sensei who teaches him to learn through unconventional means to become a master of Karate. It might have been the thing of dreams for many a boy and girl growing up watching the films but the reality is that in order to be the best it's no good waiting around for a Mr Miyagi.

You have to...

UK’s Press focuses on Llanelli’s fly infestation

THE streets of Llanelli did not so much have dancing on them tonight, as in the immortal words of Bill McClaren but they were full of the national press looking for anyone willing to speak about the town's infestation of flies. ITV, BBC, Radio Wales and even the Jeremy Vine Show scouted for people willing to share their stories and there were some awful stories to be told.

Jane Moses is looking after her 95-year-old father who suffers with dementia and she told Llanelli Online she had...

Resident’s meeting votes to move Chooselife

Special report by Alan Evans & Iwan Lewis

The Director of Chooselife in Llanelli Alan Andrews has said that a group desperately trying to have his centre relocated is running what he calls 'Project Fear'. Mr Andrews was hoping to attend a public meeting organised to discuss concerns regarding the centre's close proximity to a newly built school but he claims that the goal posts were moved and he was banned from the meeting when it was changed to...

Chooselife responds to petition for them to be moved

A PETITION calling for the relocation of a drug rehabilitation charity in Llanelli has been presented to the county council.

178 signatures were collected in support of the petition which called on the council to relocate Chooselife to alternative accommodation away from its present base at Copperworks Road in Llanelli.

Petitioners said they were concerned at the proximity of the charity to a new primary school being built in the area.

Presented by Vanessa March, chair of the...

Granby Close Fire Update: Dog rescued at scene

TWO fire crews were called to tackle a fire at a block of flats in Granby Close this evening, Monday (Jan 8).

The fire was confined to a bedroom. There were no reports of any injuries. A dog was rescued from the flats and was said to be doing fine.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service issued the following statement at 22:56pm:  “Two Llanelli appliances are at the scene. We received a call at 9:36pm. The fire was confined to a bedroom. Two hose reels and four...

Granby Close fire aftermath

LLANELLI Online went to the scene of the fire at Granby close today, Friday (Nov 24).

There was a huge amount of damage clearly visible with the centre of the fire appearing to have been situated in the stair-well of the building.

Broken windows were clearly visible and the smell of smoke still hung heavy in the air. The area has been cordoned off with police tape and there is still a police presence at the site.

The Mayor of Llanelli, Cllr Jeff Edmunds has praised the quick...

10-year-old Tia saves the day at Granby Close

Special report by Alan Evans and Iwan Lewis

TEN -year-old Tia Hughes saved the day with her quick reactions when she spotted smoke coming from a block of flats at Granby Close in Llanelli.

Tia ran as quick as she could to alert her family, Christian, her cousin Luke (23) and father Daniel (33).

Tia's father Daniel said: "If it hadn't been for Tia things could have been a lot worse.  She ran down to my house screaming."

Quick thinking Daniel  Luke and Christian took a ladder...