Welsh Government encouraging Local Authorities to consider different ways of dealing with Planning Applications during Coronavirus situation

SOME councils are allowing planning officers to have more say on applications which normally go to committee for a decision, while others are waiting for Welsh Government advice. Most planning applications are normally determined by professional officers. But larger and more controversial schemes go before councillors on a planning committee. Continue Reading

Residents claim council ‘misled’ house buyers over road development

RESIDENTS at Capel Isaf near a building development at Frondeg Terrace in Llanelli are up in arms over what some of them claim is a case of ‘allegedly’ being ‘misled’ by Carmarthenshire County Council when they purchased their homes. More than 100 residents have attended a meeting with Llanelli’s MP Continue Reading

Welsh Government opt not to call in planning for Wellness Village

THE Welsh Government have decided not to call in a planning application for the proposed Wellness and Life Science Development at Delta Lakes in Llanelli despite requests based on issues raised including; The site is within a flood plain and is contrary to TAN 15; The effect on local wildlife Continue Reading

Budget proposals could lead to cuts for Carmarthenshire services

ROAD sweeping could be reduced in Carmarthenshire, child psychologists cut and some primary schools with low numbers potentially “rationalised” to help balance the books over the next three years. The council has launched a public consultation about new savings proposals before a budget is set for the 2019-20 financial year Continue Reading

Report from the Port

LLANELLI Online is pleased to bring you reports from your local councillors. Here we feature a report from County Councillors John James and Amanda Fox who serve the Burry Port ward. Carmarthenshire County Councillors’ Burry Port Ward Report. Affordable Housing: Members will remember as previously reported Carmarthenshire County Council has Continue Reading

Carmarthenshire Football League in a ‘state of flux’ after council pitch ban

THE Carmarthenshire League is said to be in a ‘state of flux’ following Llanelli Town and Rural Council’s decision to ban all football being played on their pitches until further notice. The Councils say that they need two weeks of rain and then four more weeks of work to repair Continue Reading

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