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

Llanelli and Pontarddulais Veterans mark 75th anniversary of V-J Day

AT 12:30 on Saturday (Aug 15) a small group of veterans and VIP guests including Nia Griffith MP and former Lord Lieutenant, David Mathias gathered to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VJ Day. Victory over Japan Day is the day on which Imperial Japan surrendered in World War II, in Continue Reading

95-year-old Royal Marine veteran honoured by Royal Marine’s charity

A 95-year-old D-Day veteran has been honoured by the Royal British Legion in his home town of Kidwelly, West Wales. Royal Marine representatives from the organisation 65 Degrees North made a presentation of a new beret and a photograph to veteran 95-year-old Royal Marine Stephen Morris at the Glanmorfa care Continue Reading

Burry Port RBL club appeals for support following storm damage

THE owners of a Carmarthenshire Royal British Legion club have made an appeal to customers to help support them in order to avoid it’s closure. The Burry Port club was recently affected by Storm Callum, with damage leading to some areas of the building having to be temporary closed. Many Continue Reading

Local members of the Royal British Legion to represent Garnant & Glanaman at WW1 Comemmorations in Belgium

MEMBERS of the Garnant branch of The Royal British Legion are to join thousands on a pilgrimage of Remembrance to World War One battlefield that culminates in a parade and ceremony in Ypres as part of the end of the First World War centenary commemorations this August. The Royal British Continue Reading

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