Carols with Christmas dinner at Sosban Soup Station

THERE is an old story about soup and the kindness of strangers called 'Stone Soup'. The tale goes that some travellers come to a village, carrying nothing more than an empty cooking pot. Upon their arrival, the villagers are unwilling to share any of their food stores with the hungry travellers. Then the travellers go to a stream...

Croeso nôl i Llanelli Mari Lwyd

For those looking to uphold the ancient  custom of the Mari Lwyd there are exciting times ahead. Owain Glenister from Y Lle has begun to reinstate the tradition in Llanelli courtesy of funding from Ymlaen Llanelli - The BID.

The Mari Lwyd (the Grey Mare) is a pre-Christian tradition said to bring good luck.

People made a...

18-years-old and homeless in Llanelli

ANOTHER Sunday evening at the soup kitchen in Old Castle Road and people begin to arrive. Llanelli Online is seated in a corner of the room with a laptop and some microphones. Gary Glenister who runs the soup kitchen informs one and all that should they wish to speak to the press, they are welcome to join us at our table. Quite...

Soup kitchen’s visitor numbers increasing

It was somewhat of a double edged sword feeling this evening, Sunday (Sep 17) after a visit to the Sosban Soup Station at Y Lle on Old Castle Road. On the one hand it was great to see so many people making use of the facility, especially some of the very young people who are facing difficult times. It...

Swansea String Band rock Y Lle

In what was a fantastic evening of live music, Llanelli Online welcomed the Swansea String Band to Y Lle for a studio session on Monday, (Sep 4).

The band is made up of an enthusiastic group of people of  all ages. Their large catalogue of music covers a wide range of genres such as Blues, Rock n' Roll, Reggae and...