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...

Andrews claims ‘naysayers are not targeting the problem’ in Tyisha and Glanymor

THE man behind Chooselife, a centre for service users including people with drug and alcohol related issues says that he is perplexed at the negativity from some quarters towards the centre.

Alan Andrews a former self confessed drug addict found God and turned his life around and has been instrumental in establishing a centre in the Tyisha/Glanymor Ward in Llanelli, which was recently described by a Plaid Cymru councillor as one of the worse wards...

Tyisha is Tidy like

Keep Tyisha Tidy litter pick 24-11-17 from Llanelli Online on Vimeo.

Nia Griffith MP was out picking litter in the Tyisha ward of Llanelli last Friday with local Labour councillors Suzy Curry and Andre McPherson.

The Tyisha Positive Action Group was working in partnership with Keep Wales Tidy to have ‘a real clean up’ and ‘make sure there isn’t any litter around’, according to Nia Griffith. The MP encouraged people in Llanelli to ‘take a real pride in...

Mystery of missing manhole cover

A warning has been issued following an incident whereby a manhole cover 'flew out of' the back of a car in Llanelli today, Tuesday (Jul 18). Matthew Edmunds who works for Welsh Water contacted Llanelli Online to highlight the incident, which occurred on New Dock Road in Llanelli.

Matthew spotted a post on Facebook by Katherine Morgan, which detailed what happened. Katherine wrote: “Well done to the irresponsible ar****le who could have caused a...

Llanelli councillor’s worries over Ty Elli surgery

Ty Elli Practice is currently experiencing a shortage of doctors which has resulted in the practice taking the unprecedented step of closing its list for new patients for a period of 6 months.

In addition, many of the doctors that remain are now working on a part-time basis with some reducing sessions with a view to also retiring soon. The practice has 2 branches one at Vauxhall and one at Machynys.

Sean Rees, Llanelli Town Councillor for Glanymor Ward...