Punishing pedalling at Pembrey as Battle On The Beach returns

THE annual Battle On The Beach took place this weekend Saturday and Sunday (Apr 14-15) at Pembrey Country Park.
The event which draws in thousands of people to the area benefitted from glorious sunshine on the Saturday whereas it was a much cooler affair with showers on the Sunday.

Participants had the opportunity to camp within the Country Park and there were plenty of stalls providing food and entertainment including live music.

The Lezyne Battle in the Dark was back where...

Nuns on the run at Walrus Dip

A shower of hail and overarching rainbow set the stage for more than 500 fancy dressed Walrus Dippers at Cefn Sidan’s annual Boxing Day festive seaside party.

They were cheered on by an estimated 2,000-strong crowd of family supporters and onlookers who lined their route to the surf thrashing incoming sea.

There were Nuns on the Run and convicts, a bevy of bikini clad beauties were chased into the freezing sea by jolly Santa’s aplenty.

There were lobsters and prawns, elves,...

Walrus Dip on film

Our pal from Burry Port Jez Hewitt has created this masterpiece from today's Walrus Dip. See if you can spot yourself, your friend or that naughty elf disguised as a snowman in drag as a Panto Dame.

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...

Ski lift woes during ski centre’s busiest months

In terms of a commercial disaster it couldn't get much worse for the Pembrey Ski Centre. That is the claim of former Pembrey Ski Centre Manager Eirian Morris.

At present the ski lift is out of action. It was bought by the  council in 1988 and according to Eirian Morris, it was meant for a far bigger installation. He claims that the council bought the lift from a company called  LST and within a few years the company...

Stinging invader infests Cefn Sidan beach

CEFN Sidan beach Pembrey is being invaded by stinging jellyfish like creatures following Atlantic hurricanes and extreme weather conditions.

Beach walkers with their pets and beachcombers on the Carmarthenshire coast are being warned to exercise care and not come in contact with the Portuguese man-of-war.

Parents taking children to the beach have been warned to exercise "extreme...

Welsh Road Relay Championship comes to Carmarthenshire

The Welsh Road Relay Championships for all age groups came to Carmarthenshire for the first time ever as Pembrey Country Park hosted this popular fixture last Saturday.

Elite Welsh and club road runners headed for one of Carmarthenshire's most popular open spaces over the weekend (16 September). It was hailed as a great opportunity to showcase the county's athletic talent against Wales' best. The event provided the...