Flood Alert in force for Carmarthenshire coast

A flood alert has been issued for the Carmarthenshire coast to the east of Llanelli, between Pendine and Hendy.

The alert states that the greatest impact will be today, Tuesday (April 17) from 8am until 8pm.

Natural Resources Wales said: "Over the next few days high tides are expected to coincide with tidal surge and moderate to large offshore waves.

The tide on Tuesday morning is expected to give the greatest impacts. Care should be taken at exposed locations around the coast...

Kidwelly Co-op dresses up to fight dementia


WITH Kidwelly's path towards becoming a more dementia friendly town, residents gathered at their local Co-op and dressed up in the style of memorable fashion trends of the past.

The event, which raised nearly £500, provided services and training to help members of the public understand how to help people suffering with dementia should they come into contact with them. Anne Gilley, Member Pioneer for the Co-op, said: "The...

Pic of the week for March 28

Pic of the week for March 28, from Primrose Wilson.

Flowers standing tall behind Kidwelly Castle.

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Kidwelly conquer Aberystwyth’s mighty pack

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KIDWELLY RFC managed to conquer the might of the Aberystwyth RFC's pack in a cracking game of rugby at Parc Stephens on Saturday (Mar 24).

The visitors had travelled down on a fine spring day in expectant mod. Speaking to the Aber coach before the game he said he was expecting a running game from Kidwelly but that he was hoping to keep the game very much centred in the set plays in order to utilise the strength...

Great community support for KAMPS

KIDWELLY and Mynyddygarreg Panto Society (KAMPS) are planning to stage a Panto in early 2019. It will be a reintroduction of a great tradition in both Kidwelly and Mynyddygarreg.

The group had a stand at the Co-op store in Kidwelly on Friday and Saturday (Feb 23,24).

Throughout the two days volunteers and members of the committee met and chatted with shoppers to let them know the plans. Speaking to Llanelli Online Chair of KAMPS Emma Britton said; “The enthusiasm of the customers of...

Phillip Thompson chosen as Kidwelly’s Mayor Elect for ‘Historic Year’

KIDWELLY Town Council has unanimously elected Councillor Philip Thompson as its Mayor Elect for the municipal year 2018/ 2019. Councillor Thompson will take up office on May 1st 2018 and there will be a civic service and ceremony in St. Mary’s Church Kidwelly on 12th May 2018.

This coming year will be a special one in the history of Kidwelly Mayors in that it marks the 400th year of Mayors in Kidwelly since Thomas...

Kidwelly’s David Gravell recognised in New Years Honours

KIDWELLY'S David Edward Gravell has been recognised in the New Year's Honours list. Mr Gravell receives the British Empire Medal for his services to charity, sport and education in Wales.

The full list of people receiving an honour is below.

David Edward GRAVELL For services to charity, Sport and Education in Wales. (Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire)

Professor Karen Margaret HOLFORD Deputy Vice Chancellor, Cardiff University. For services to Engineering and the Advancement of Women in...

Police appeal following assault in Kidwelly pub

“Dyfed-Powys Police received a report of assault at Lord Nelson pub, Kidwelly, at around 9:15pm on Saturday (16 Dec). A teenage male was taken to hospital with cuts and bruises. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to report it to Kidwelly police by calling 101, quoting reference number 362 of December 16.”