Llanerch Field podcast

Llanerch Fields are never far from the news in Llanelli. This week the MP for Llanelli Nia Griffith said that she wanted consideration given to the brown field site of the Heol Goffa School now that it has been announced that the school is to be relocated to Delta Lakes.

Llanelli Online has been there amidst the Llanerch community right from the start when campaigners began raising concerns about the massive tanks under the fields, which contain sewage.

The County Council held a...

Council must consider Heol Goffa as site for new Ysgol Dewi Sant

Nia Griffith MP has said that she is pleased that the Heol Goffa School is to have a new home at the Delta Lakes site but insists that Carmarthenshire County Council should now give serious consideration to relocating Ysgol Dewi Sant to the redundant Heol Goffa Site when it becomes available.

Speaking to Llanelli Online today,Tuesday (Jan 2) she said: "I am very pleased indeed to hear that Heol Goffa School is going to have a new building and pleased that the site has been already been...

Award for Wildlife Watch Litter Pickers

THEIR aim is simple. To clean up rural wildlife areas to help keep wildlife safe from litter harm as well as to help keep these areas clean.

The group are called “Wildlife Watch Litter Pickers (WWLP)'' which is a subgroup of the Wales Wildlife Watch group. They were originally just a walking group of wildlife spotters, who quickly got annoyed with the amount of rubbish blighting the beauty spots they walked.

They then formed a subgroup and met on the weeks when they weren’t...

Llanerch Field – Alan’s Story

The issue of the sewage tank in Llanerch is lingering like a bad smell over the village as campaigners hoping to retain the field as a village green respond to a Plaid Cymru AM's claims that the enormous underground structure is a rainwater storage tank.

Simon Thomas AM/AC made the claims on his Twitter account and subsequently explained that they were attenuation tanks. Some have accused the AM of playing a game of...

Two AM’s, a tank, a tweet and the ghost of Bill Thomas

The row over the county council's plans to build a new school on Llanerch Field at the site of an enormous sewage tank has spilled over into an online spat between the elected AM for Llanelli Lee Waters and Plaid Cymru's Simon Thomas.

Lee Waters posted a photograph of the diggers at Llanerch field on his twitter page and tweeted 'Here's Plaids commitment to protecting green spaces'.

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Llanerch Committee takes issue with Llanelli Star

It appears that Llanerch field has become the hot topic amongst local media following what was a void in reporting on the issue. The Llanelli Star published an article “Leaders Speak out against disinformation” (Llanelli Star 27/09/17 pages 14 & 15) which has instantly come under fire from those opposed to siting a new school on the green field site at Llanerch without consideration for the use of brown field sites, of which they claim, there are...

Thousands at Penygaer for football festival

It was a carnival atmosphere at Penygaer on Saturday. (Jul 8) as thousands of people turned up for the Evans and Williams Junior Football Festival. Never mind 'footfall', this was football crazy. At least 700 children were registered to take part in 12 minute games on pitches spread across the recreation fields. The event started at around 9am and finished just after 6pm.

Families began turning up at around 8.30 am on a...

Battle of Lliedi is Easter epic

 

It may be Easter and the message may be one of peace but not in the cut throat world of local politics. An almighty row has been ensuing on Social media as the keyboard warriors from Plaid Cymru  and Welsh Labour battle it out in a scene reminiscent of Ben Hur.

Back in September 2016 Plaid Cymru council candidate Colin Jones appeared to be in support of opposing plans to develop a school on Llanerch Field....