Llangennech train derailment caused by brakes ‘jamming’

THE first report  by the Rail Accident Investigation Board into the major derailment at Llangennech of ten wagons carrying fuel from Milford Haven to Theale, which was carrying diesel fuel has concluded that the crash was caused by brakes on the train ‘jamming’. In response to the report Nia Griffith Continue Reading

CYCA officially opens at new premises

Llanelli CYCA celebrated 40 years with the launch of the Wales Emotional Health & Wellbeing Centre of Excellence today, Friday (Sep 11). CYCA launched the new Wales Emotional Health & Wellbeing Centre of Excellence as well as celebrating their 40th anniversary, a move to new premises, and a brand new Continue Reading

Llanelli MP fights for Road Chef employees’ cash

LLANELLI MP Nia Griffith has spoken out over the ‘scandal’, which has seen former Road Chef employees fighting for money they were promised. Employees were entitled to money as part of a scheme established by the original owner of Road chef Patrick Gee but reneged on by the subsequent owner Continue Reading

Nia Griffith MP’s Weekly Column – Child Trust Fund access begins for Llanelli’s younger generation

This month, the first people to benefit from Child Trust Funds turn 18 and can access the money put aside for them for the first time.  A new generation of young people will see the difference a Labour government can make to their lives.   Over the next nine years, thousands Continue Reading

MP thanks emeregncy services for their work at scene of Llangennech train derailment

NIA Griffth MP has thanked the emergency services staff who attended a major incident last night when a train carrying fuel derailed close to the village of Llangennech. Speaking to Llanelli Online, the MP said: “First of all, I’d like to say a huge thank you to the emergency services Continue Reading

Duckingham Palace opens at Parc Howard

QUACKTASTICK is the verdict of the ducks at Parc Howard as they get a new home and revamped pond thanks to the Parc Howard Association and Llanelli’s Men In Sheds. The official opening took place today, Monday (Aug 24) as Nia Griffith MP and Cllr Rob James donned their duffle Continue Reading

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