Llanelli stops to remember at eleventh hour on eleventh day of eleventh month

SHOP workers, library staff, the staff of Llanelly House and passers by stopped and stood in silence at 11am on the eleventh day of the eleventh month to remember those who have fallen in war. A small group of veterans gathered at St. Elli Church for a service of remembrance Continue Reading

Police appeal to public in search for missing cockler Darren Rees

DYFED-POWYS POLICE is continuing to look for Darren Rees, aged 43, who was reported missing in the Machynys area of Llanelli last night, where he had been cockling during low tide. Chief Inspector Chris Neve said “We are currently conducting a large scale search on the coastal area of Llanelli Continue Reading

Coronavirus impact report finds young women more likely to be among furloughed workers

YOUNG women are more likely to be among the 18,000 workers furloughed in Carmarthenshire than other groups, and fly-tipping increased by more than half, a report into the impact of the coronavirus has found. The council report said women aged 25 to 34 are over-represented in “shut down” sectors such Continue Reading

Businessman and Community Champion George Parker honoured in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

BUSINESSMAN and community champion George Parker of Parker Plant Hire Ltd has been awarded the MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to the community and business. Mr Parker has run the company based in Halfway, Llanelli for over 40 years. He started from humble beginnings on a Continue Reading

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