Burry Port RNLI called out to group stranded on Burry Holmes

THE Burry Port RNLI were called out for the 7th time this year on Saturday (April 14) to rescue four people and a dog who were stranded on the tidal island of Burry Holmes.

The team were given a launch request from UK Coastguard through their pager system at 4:11pm to assist the stranded who were cut off by the incoming tide at Burry Holmes and were unable to cross the causeway to return to safety.

Alun Wells of RLNI said: "The D class lifeboat 'Diane Hilary' was launched, ably crewed...

Granby Close Fire Update: Dog rescued at scene

TWO fire crews were called to tackle a fire at a block of flats in Granby Close this evening, Monday (Jan 8).

The fire was confined to a bedroom. There were no reports of any injuries. A dog was rescued from the flats and was said to be doing fine.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service issued the following statement at 22:56pm:  “Two Llanelli appliances are at the scene. We received a call at 9:36pm. The fire was confined to a bedroom. Two hose reels and four...

Granby Close fire aftermath

LLANELLI Online went to the scene of the fire at Granby close today, Friday (Nov 24).

There was a huge amount of damage clearly visible with the centre of the fire appearing to have been situated in the stair-well of the building.

Broken windows were clearly visible and the smell of smoke still hung heavy in the air. The area has been cordoned off with police tape and there is still a police presence at the site.

The Mayor of Llanelli, Cllr Jeff Edmunds has praised the quick...

Bluestone’s ‘Super Heroes’ rescue female motorist

WHEN the marketing team at Bluestone National Park Resort planned their Super Hero Day ­- the latest of the monthly ‘Fun Friday’ events they regularly organise- they had no idea that they would end up rescuing someone in real life.

But when a female motorist broke down on the busy road near their office at Canaston Bridge, the team was quick to put their alter egos to the test.

Jake Joseph, Marketing Executive, said the woman was shocked when the team of super heroes came outside...

Lifeboat Crew Respond To Hoax Call

AT 11:40 on Thursday (March 2) UK Coastguard paged the Volunteer Crew's of the Loughor Inshore Rescue Lifeboat along with coastguard Search and Rescue teams from Loughor and Bury Port after receiving reports that a vessel was in difficulty within the Loughor Estuary. Crews responded to the scene in order to conduct a search for the vessel and recover them to a place of safety.

The initial phone call was made from a...