‘Lucky’ teenagers suffer minor injuries in single vehicle RTC

FOUR teenagers were 'incredibly lucky' after their vehicle rolled over and landed in a ditch in Pembrey.

DYFED-Powys Police confirmed that they attended a single vehicle RTC in the early hours of Thursday (May 24) on Mountain Road.

The occupants of the vehicle suffered minor cuts and bruises and were checked over by ambulance crews.

A spokesperson for Dyfed-Powys Police said: "Dyfed-Powys Police received a report of a single vehicle RTC at Mountain Road, Trimsaran, at 10:30pm...

18-year-old arrested in connection with robbery of Llanelli pensioner

UPDATE: An 18-year-old man has been charged with robbery following the theft of a 76-year-old woman’s purse in Llanelli.

Jonathan Levi Edwards will appear before Llanelli Magistrates’ Courts this afternoon (16/5).

DYFED-Powys Police investigating the robbery of a 76-year-old woman in Llanelli have arrested an 18-year-old man.

Dyfed-Powys Police received a report that the victim’s purse had been stolen at around 9.15am on Sunday (May 13) in the Stafford Street area.


Ser Y Byd hold end of season presentation for players

SER y Byd held their end of season netball presentation at the Selwyn Samuel Centre today, Friday (May 11).

Ser y byd is an inclusive netball team who currently play in the Llanelli Netball League and are affiliated to the Welsh Netball Association.

They offer the opportunity for those with a disability to be part of a team, learn a new skill, get fit and make new friends.

Ser y byd took part in the Special Olympics when they were mascots for the Welsh teams match against Fiji...

Police appeal following Emma St burglary

A burglary occurred at Emma Street, Llanelli, on Sunday (April 15) 2018 at around 12:30am.

The suspect entered the property and stole a handbag.

He is described as a male, in his late twenties to early thirties. He has a full grown beard, is slim build, approximately 5ft 8"-9" in height, wearing grey jogging bottoms and a grey zip-up hooded jacket. He was wearing the hood up.

If anyone saw a man matching this description around this date and time, or anyone with information that can...

Police carry out positive drug warrants in Llwynhendy

ON Thursday, May 3, four drugs warrants were executed at Y Fan flats in Llwynhendy.

Local officers and the Divisional Drugs Unit carried out the warrants and arrested two men. A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class B drugs.

A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and possession of drugs.

Any persons wishing to contact police with information about drugs or any other matters of concern in their community please contact police...

Public drop-in event to hold discussions on health services changes

RESIDENTS in Carmarthen and the surrounding area are being invited to a public drop-in event to discuss our proposals to fundamentally change the way we provide healthcare services for current and future generations.

The event will be held between 2pm-7pm at St Peter’s Civic Hall, Carmarthen SA31 1PG on Tuesday 8 May 2018.

This is your opportunity to tell us what you think about our proposals or to give us new ideas.

Hywel Dda University Health Board has formally launched its...

May bank holiday bin changes

RESIDENTS are being reminded that there are changes to bin collections over the May bank holidays.

From Monday, May 7, until Friday, May 11, and from Monday, May 28, until Friday, June 1, collections will take place one day later than usual. So for example, if your collection is due on Monday it won’t be picked up until Tuesday and so on.

These changes also affect garden waste and trade waste...

Rhoi Harbwr Porth Tywyn yn nwylo’r Marine Group

MAE Harbwr Porth Tywyn bellach wedi'i roi yn nwylo diogel cwmni sy'n arbenigo mewn marinas er mwyn hwyluso'r gwaith o fuddsoddi yn yr harbwr a'i wella, a hynny fel rhan o gynlluniau i greu cyfleuster o safon ryngwladol ar gyfer perchnogion cychod ac ymwelwyr.

Mae'r Marine Group bellach ar y safle ar ôl cael prydles hirdymor gan Gyngor Sir Caerfyrddin.

Mae rhoi'r harbwr ar brydles i arbenigwyr ym maes marinas yn rhan o gynllun y Cyngor i sicrhau bod yr harbwr yn gynaliadwy yn yr hirdymor,...

Burry Port Harbour in hands of The Marine Group

BURRY Port Harbour is now in the safe hands of marina specialists to undergo investment and improvement as part of plans to create a world-class facility for boat owners and tourists.

The Marine Group is now on site, having been granted a long-term lease from Carmarthenshire County Council.

Leasing the harbour to experienced marina specialists is part of the council’s plan to ensure its long-term sustainability, and forms part of its wider regeneration masterplan for Burry Port.


New homes set to help building firms prosper  

A NEW local housing company, formed by Carmarthenshire County Council to build affordable homes, will create jobs, apprenticeships, and boost the local economy councillors said today.

The council previously agreed to set up the company, but discussed it at Full Council today (Wednesday) during a notice of motion aimed at committing support to maximising the benefits to local people and the construction industry.

An original notice of motion put forward my Cllr Jeff Edmunds, of Bigyn ward,...