Granby Close fire latest

In a statement issued this evening the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: “Emergency services were alerted to a fire in the stairwell of a block of flats at Granby Close, Llanelli, at approx. 5.15pm this evening (Nov 23).

“Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service have the fire under control. Police officers are at scene assisting with traffic and members of the public.

“Due to concerns for safety, four blocks of...

10-year-old Tia saves the day at Granby Close

Special report by Alan Evans and Iwan Lewis

TEN -year-old Tia Hughes saved the day with her quick reactions when she spotted smoke coming from a block of flats at Granby Close in Llanelli.

Tia ran as quick as she could to alert her family, Christian, her cousin Luke (23) and father Daniel (33).

Tia's father Daniel said: "If it hadn't been for Tia things could have been a lot worse.  She ran down to my house screaming."

Quick thinking Daniel  Luke and Christian took a ladder...

Councillor’s Q&A on bus service for Machynys

Sean Rees, Llanelli Town Councillor for Glanymor Ward recently attended a public meeting to request that consideration be given to the provision of a local bus service to serve the residents of Machynys and The Links.

At the meeting, residents held a Question and Answer session with Councillor Rees.

It was stated how there are now approximately 600 homes within the new developments that have been built in recent years. It was noted that whilst car ownership has increased, transport...