Police investigating death of baby in car crash appeal for doorbell camera and other footage

Officers are trying to piece together the moments that led up to the fatal crash that killed six-month-old Eva Maria Nichifor on Friday. Dyfed-Powys Police is asking people to consider if they have any CCTV or doorbell footage that might help them build up a picture of the late-night crash at the Heol Goffa crossroads… Continue reading Police investigating death of baby in car crash appeal for doorbell camera and other footage

You can get £25 off trips to these top Wales attractions thanks to The National Lottery’s ‘Days Out’ scheme

Fancy a fun day out this autumn in Wales at a fraction of the cost? An opportunity has arisen to do just that. The National Lottery is offering £25 off hundreds of attractions and experiences across the UK, and there’s loads of places in Wales which form part of their offer. From October 8, anyone… Continue reading You can get £25 off trips to these top Wales attractions thanks to The National Lottery’s ‘Days Out’ scheme

Community pays tribute to six-month-old Eva Maria killed in alleged drink-driving incident

Residents have paid tribute to a six-month-old child who died in an alleged drink-driving incident. The local community have come together to pay their respects to Eva Maria and her family with flowers and teddy bears placed at the side of the road with messages of love and support. Tributes have been placed on Corporation… Continue reading Community pays tribute to six-month-old Eva Maria killed in alleged drink-driving incident

Family of six living in rat-infested home for 16 years lie in bed listening to them running through the house

A father-of-four says he is pleading with his local council for help as his life has been a complete nightmare since rats infested the attic of his local authority home 16 years ago. Darren Langabeer, from Llanelli, said the problem first started when the family noticed rats were eating all the food in their kitchen.… Continue reading Family of six living in rat-infested home for 16 years lie in bed listening to them running through the house

Dozens of new homes and a large care home to be built near Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli

A care home and 33 houses will be built close to Llanelli’s Parc y Scarlets stadium. The 1.4-hectare site is owned by Carmarthenshire Council and used to be home to Ysgol Yr Ynys primary. The three to four-storey care home will have 84 beds, and 20% of the homes will be classed as affordable. READ… Continue reading Dozens of new homes and a large care home to be built near Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli

Dad stole his teenage son’s £38,000 inheritance and spent it on drink, drugs, and a holiday

A dad stole his teenage son’s £38,000 inheritance and spent it on drink, drugs, and a holiday, a court has heard. Daniel Caulfield’s mother had set up a savings fund for her grandson to be given to him when he turned 18 and he planned to use it to pay for university. However when the… Continue reading Dad stole his teenage son’s £38,000 inheritance and spent it on drink, drugs, and a holiday

Urgent warning after toxic algae found at popular Llanelli beauty spot

Visitors to a popular beauty spot in Llanelli are being warned after “toxic” blue-green algae was found in the water. Members of the public and their pets have been urged to avoid contact with the algae that has been confirmed at Sandy Water Park, as well as downstream in the River Lliedi, near Carmarthenshire Dock… Continue reading Urgent warning after toxic algae found at popular Llanelli beauty spot

‘We came to the edge,’ says social services director whose senior team met seven days a week for six months

The director of social services in Carmarthenshire said the sector “came to the edge” as he reflected on the pandemic year. Jake Morgan told a meeting of the council’s executive board that it had been the most difficult period of his career. He cited the example of a privately-run care home which was at immediate… Continue reading ‘We came to the edge,’ says social services director whose senior team met seven days a week for six months