Maisie Jenkins-Clarke wins Ymlaen Llanelli’s Easter Egg Hunt

EIGHT year old Maisie Jenkins-Clarke was the lucky winner of this year’s Ymlaen Llanelli’s Easter Egg hunt.

For nearly two weeks during the Easter holidays, children were able to take part in a competition which saw them look for 10 wooden eggs hidden in businesses around Llanelli town centre.  Some of the eggs were placed in shop windows and others hidden in the shops themselves ensuring the task was not an easy one!

The competition was run in conjunction with Llanelli Library...

Felinfoel reaping the benefits from Community Centre

A presentation evening was held at Felinfoel Community Resource Centre on Friday (April 20) by the committee of Felinfoel Community Resource Centre to give out donations to local community groups.

The Felinfoel Executive Committee which is run by volunteer Clive Richards, Hugh Richards, John Evans and Islwyn Lewis are delighted to give money back in to the community.

The...

Llanelli Rural Council to hold two year review of ‘Whole Place Plan’

LLANELLI Rural Council is holding a number of public consultations over the next fortnight to promote its Whole Place Plan.

The Whole Place Plan looks to address well-being within its communities and has been in operation for the last two years.  To date, a number of developments have transpired as a result of the Plan.

The consultations will give an opportunity for residents to see what has been done so far as well as asking them for their priorities moving forward.

The Whole...

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...

Happily Ever After at Llanelly House

THE sun is shining and the little princes and princesses have made their way in droves to Llanelly House to meet a beautiful princess. The event is organised by Happily Ever After and it has become a popular attraction for those looking to take a flight of fancy.

A number of people follow the princesses all around the country.

Speaking to Llanelly Online Claire Titley said that she thought Llanelly House was the ideal venue to meet a princess. They had come down to Llanelli from Port...

Stena Line employees take on 3 Loch Challenge in aid of Mercy Ships

TWENTY-TWO Stena Line employees from Wales are planning to take on a mammoth challenge this week starting on the 7th April, by walking 34 miles around three lochs in Scotland - Loch Lomond, The Gareloch and Loch Long. The challenge will be attempted in just 24 hours - with all proceeds raised going to Stena Line’s Mercy Ships charity.

The 3 Loch Challenge is set to be a tough one as it is advised that experienced hikers take two to three days to complete the walk...

Police advice on parking for Scarlets V La Rochelle match

AHEAD of the mouth watering European quarter-final clash between the Scarlets and La Rochelle this Friday (Mar 30) at Parc Y Scarlets, Police have given advice to residents in Pemberton and Llwynhendy.

Dyfed-Powys Police have advised that if residents encounter any car parking obstructions in the build up to the game that they phone the non-emergency number 101 for assistance.

Scarlets issued a statement saying: "Please always remember to be considerate of our neighbours around the...

Brecon Beacons Challenge Raises £235k for Local Charities

CHARITIES supporting the most vulnerable people in and around Brecon were boosted by over £22,000 after last summer’s tough mountain navigation fundraiser – the WAAT4 Challenge.

To celebrate its tenth year, the organisers want to beat last year’s total - £22,850 - and make the event its biggest success yet.

Over its previous nine years the WAAT4 Challenge has raised £235,000 for charities including Brecon Mountain Rescue, Wales Air Ambulance, Teenage Cancer Trust, Help for...

Public consultation for Hendy Community Hall

THE community development officer for the Llanedi Community Council Sarah McColl-Dorion, held a public open day at Hendy Library where she shared the community council's plans and design's for a new community hall at the former Cricket Club.

She invited the community to give their views on the design.

If you missed the date and couldn't attend, the council would love to her your views on the designs.

The plans have been placed on display at Hendy Library. For further information on...