Latest Llanelli Stories

2008-09-28 00:00:26

Parents have raised concerns over a proposal to merge two Gwendraeth Valley secondary schools. A council document discusses the possibility of merging bilingual Ysgol y Gwendraeth in Drefach and Welsh-medium school Ysgol Gyfun Maes-yr-Yrfa in Cefneithin.

2008-09-18 00:00:14

A Hate-peddling internet group targeting Llanelli's Polish population has been shut down by police. An anti-Polish web page was set up on social networking site Facebook in May.

2008-09-11 00:00:27

Hurdling hero Colin Jackson has been welcomed to Llanelli by excited schoolchildren. Pupils from Halfway Primary School went to Tesco at Parc Trostre to meet the Olympic star and former world record holder.

2008-09-05 00:00:18

During the 17th Century in the lordship of Gower, beer licences were issued by justices of the peace for a fee of 20 shillings. Failure to sell beer without one would result in the offender being "openly whipped" and given a three-year ban.

2008-09-05 00:00:12

By geraint thomas Llanelli has acquired the latest in cutting-edge technology at the forefront of detecting water pollution in the environment.

2008-08-21 18:00:45

By Brian Robinson; OBE Principal; Coleg Sir Gar Following years of education nurtured in familiar surroundings supported by familiar faces, uncertainty is only natural when the time comes to leave school.

2008-08-20 00:00:22

Carmarthenshire Council has become predictable in the way its "spin machine" deals with the public: many press releases could be written before meetings take place.

2008-07-29 18:00:30

AWELSH town plagued by concerns over its sewerage infrastructure can cope with the level of development currently planned, officials claimed yesterday.

2008-07-21 18:00:46

By Steffan Rhys AN EXPLOSION which left four teenage girls critically ill in hospital for several weekswas caused by the "excessive use of a large number of aerosol deodorants", an official inquiry will announce today.

2008-07-16 18:00:21

By Martin Shipton A MORATORIUM on new housing developments could be imposed in West Wales' largest town amid concerns its sewerage system cannot cope.

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