Letter to parents infuriates Llanerch campaigners

THE issue of the choice of Llanerch for the new Ysgol Dewis Sant School will just not simmer down. It remains a melting pot and divisor within the community as some hope the much needed new school will be up and running on Llanerch Field while others insist that the site is the wrong choice and continue to express concerns over a large sewage tank under the site, a crumbling river wall, a weak river bridge, Japanese knotweed and now mine shafts (see our article holes appear at...

Llanerch campaigners optimistic for Village Green status

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to save Llanerch field as a village green say they are optimistic that they have done enough to convince the decision makers that the field should be given village green status rather than be used to house a new school.

Local people attended the inquiry, which took place over four days at the Llanelli Town Hall.

The panel heard how important the field was to people young and old and how much it had been used over the last half century.

Campaigner Sharon Burdess...

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...

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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Library hosts ‘Have Your Say’ on Ysgol Dewi Sant

PEOPLE are being reminded they can take place in the Ysgol Dewi Sant consultation at Llanelli Library. Views are being invited from now until October 11 for the plans to build a £9.1million new school in Llanerch.

A number of site options were explored, however Llanerch field, which has not been used for sporting activities for many years, was the one that best suited the criteria.

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