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Carmarthen Bay Film Festival coming to Llanelli

THE prestigious Carmarthen Bay Film Festival in Llanelli will take place in just four weeks.

The festival is now in its seventh year and continues to go from strength to strength.

A total of 699 entries were received for this year’s festival award categories, from film-makers worldwide.

The festival is being staged at Llanelli’s Stradey Park Hotel, from May 14-17.

All of the film-based events are free to the public.

“It is astonishing how the festival has grown in...

Carmarthen Town Mayor’s Fun Run 2018

THERE'S three weeks to go to the annual Carmarthen Town Mayor's Fun Run races.

The races take place in the town centre on Monday May 7, with a 10am start.

Last year’s event saw 768 runners taking part, a record for the fun run races in their current format.

This year will be the 37th running of the Carmarthen Mayor’s Fun Run races.

Last year’s feature 5K race was won by Thomas Jones of Carmarthen Harriers in a time of 16.56.

"We are hoping for a bumper turnout in...

American Blues duo to play Killkenny Cat

AMERICAN Blues duo 'Swampcandy' will be performing at the Killkenny Cat in Llanelli on Wednesday (April 18).

Made up of members Ruben Dobbs and Joey Mitchell who both hail from Annapolis, MD, they formed the band in 2007.

They tour internationally and are a primitive blues influenced Americana duo. Ruben Dobbs' aggressive finger-picking and rhythmic style (which often adds up to sounding like more than one guitar) combined with Joey Mitchell's bass playing, pounding kick drum and...

In conversation with Phoenix Theatre Group’s producer Noel Rees

Noel Rees is a well known theatrical producer in Llanelli. He is a central figure in the Phoenix Theatre Group.

The group has been going strong for 47 years and Noel has taught drama to many young and aspiring actors and actresses in the town during that time. The Phoenix Theatre Group is self sustaining and they put on two major productions per year.

They are getting ready for their next production, which will be a play by Reggie Oliver entitled 'Once bitten'.

Noel describes it as...

You can get your items fixed at the Repair Cafe

HAVE you got something that's broken and you don't know how to fix it?

The Repair Cafe is the place to go.

They meet at the Llanelli Library on the second Saturday of every month from 10am to 1pm.

You can go along with any broken item wether it's an electrical device, clothing or a tyre puncture and the volunteers can help you.

Speaking to Llanelli Online, Pete Arnold said: "We are here for people to bring their broken items to us and we will try and fix...

Get yer oars out for Ty Bryngwyn Hospice

A mammoth 24 hour rowing marathon will be taking place this weekend at GI Joe's Personal Training HQ at Cambrian Street in Llanelli.

GI Joe will have their own team taking part in the 24 hr rowathon and they are also keen to enlist the help of any aspiring rowers.

You have to be reasonably fit to take part and GI Joe is offering all participants a great welcome.

So if you want to take part in some exercise and raise a few bob for a great cause, get yerself down to GI Joes at...

Keep Wales Tidy April events

TAKE part in helping to keep Wales tidy by joining in at these events this month (April).

Date: 7th.

Event type: Working party (litter picking, clearing windblown trees, path improvements, drainage work, Christmas tree management or anything else that may arise).

Location: Troserch Woods nr. Llangennech.

Meeting point: Woods car park next to Graig Fach.

Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.718056,-4.106011&hl=en&num=1&t=h&z=16

Time:...

The Dark Knight returns

YMLAEN Llanelli - the BID are continuing with their successful series of events in the town to encourage visitors. Mandy Jenkins from Ymlaen Llanelli said: 'Following his successful appearance in Llanelli last summer, Batman will be returning to Llanelli town centre on Tuesday, 10th April. This time he will be bringing two Batmobiles and a Batcycle!'

The event kicks off at 12pm in Stepney Square where there will also be crafts, face painting and fairground rides....