Emergency services called to house fire in Pontyates

THE Emergency Services were called out to a house fire on Heol Llanelli in Pontyates today, Sunday (Jul 22).

A bystander told Llanelli Online that the fire had begun at approximately 7pm although that has not yet been confirmed by Mid and West Wales Fire and rescue Service.

There were no reports of anyone having been injured.

The fire appears to have taken hold in a bedroom in the two storey cottage.

Two fire crews attended the scene along with a number of police officers who...

Launch of Fforwm Llanelli Forum

A new community group Fforwm Llanelli Forum has been launched with an official opening at Parc Y Scarlets on Tuesday (July 17).

The event was opened by Councillor Sian Caiach from the Llanelli Rural Council.

A selection of associations and organisations were represented during the afternoon session, notably the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Llanelli Community Heritage, Pest Control Services,...

Welsh Business Show set to showcase cream of Welsh businesses in Carmarthenshire

THE Welsh Business Shows is looking forward to welcoming exhibitors and guests to the next exhibition in Carmarthenshire on Thursday July 26th.

The show will be hosted at Parc-y Scarlets and promises to be an event not be missed, with opportunities to meet with some of the top businesses in the country.  Confirmed exhibitors include; HSBC, Business News Wales, Pinnacle, Grenke, Wolffmedia, Development Bank of Wales, Business Wales Tec UK, plus more.

The show opens at 10am...

Jellitots graduates ‘move on up’

GRADUATION is a big event for most people but spare a thought for these little ones from the Jellitots Nursery in Morfa who donned their caps and gowns and walked out in front of a crowd of proud parents.

It is another step along the road of the exciting journey they will all take and who knows where that journey will take them. Doctors, nurses, politicians, teachers? The world is their oyster.

As these children received their portfolio containing the pictures, photographs and momentos...

Police attend early morning two vehicle RTC in Pontyates

THE School run had just finished when two vehicles were involved in a road traffic collision (RTC) in Pontyates today, Friday (Jul 20).

The two vehicles appear to have collided outside the Texaco service station in the village.

There were no reports of anyone having been injured.

The incident occurred approximately between 9 to 9.15 am.

Artist Vyvyan Davies shares his passion for Llanelli Coast

VYVYAN Davies is a Welsh artist who was born in Pontyberem. A bakers son, from a young age he had a strong affection for the coastline of West Wales.

He has showcased his work in cities such as London and Cardiff, but recently has found himself returning to his roots, with a house in Machynys, Llanelli overlooking the beautiful coast.

Whilst running his own graphic design consultancy since 1980, he continued to have a strong passion to paint, but found little time to...

Mudiad Meithrin’s third annual awards ceremony shortlist announced

MUDIAD Meithrin has announced the short-list for nominations for its annual Awards Ceremony which celebrates and recognises all the excellent work at its provisions all over Wales.

The announcement comes three months to the day before the Awards Ceremony is held at The Great Hall, University Campus, Aberystwyth on Friday October 19th.

Mudiad Meithrin has received more than 350 nominations for staff and volunteers at Cylchoedd Meithrin (Welsh-medium playgroups), Cylchoedd Ti a Fi...

We’re always on the winning side

GARETH Southgate’s waistcoat has set something of a trend. So much so that all high street retailers ran out as sales rocketed as fans at home and in Russia donned their waistcoats in support.

The England manager however has proved to be much more than his dress sense as he led his team to the brink of success in the World Cup.

His unique style of managerial skills were new and effective and the latest accolade is that Southgate station on London’s underground is now ‘Gareth...

Pic of the week for July 18

Pic of the week for July 18th taken by Julia Harries.

Sandy Water Park Lake could be mistaken for being in Italy with this cracking summer shot.

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