Connect with us


Bay board welcomes ‘visionary’ Llanelli project




Swansea Bay City Region ‘very excited’: Cllr Meryl Gravell

Swansea Bay City Region ‘very excited’: Cllr Meryl Gravell

PLANS to regenerate Llanelli with a £60m Wellness and Wellbeing Village have been warmly received by Swansea Bay City Region board members.

The local authority, supported by the ARCH Programme, has plans to create a new state-of-the-art leisure centre housed on the Delta Lakes development, aimed at improving the wellness of the area through education, research, innovation and improved primary care services.

ARCH (A Regional Collaboration for Health) is a partnership made up of Hywel Dda and ABMU health boards and Swansea University who are working together to create a healthcare system fit for the 21st Century.

The ARCH ethos of improving the health and wealth of South West Wales has been a starting point for Carmarthenshire Council to build on the Delta Lakes project to create facilities which will include life science research, clinical trials programme expansion, as well as the possibility of occupational therapy, primary care medical services, day centre facilities and a hydrotherapy pool amongst other proposals.

The Llanelli Wellness and Wellbeing Village will become the West Wales hub for the expansion of the work of Swansea University’s Institute of Life Science (ILS). The ILS, a key element of the ARCH project, has already created more than 800 jobs, attracted circa £200m of investment, created over 40 new enterprises and supporting more than 270 others in the region. This pioneering work will now expand into the Hywel Dda area as part of ARCH with the Delta Lakes site providing a base for ILS@Hywel Dda

The Carmarthenshire Councilled Llanelli Wellness and Wellbeing Village project comes under the ARCH umbrella. Councillor Meryl Gravell, who is also the chair of the ARCH Wellness and Wellbeing working group, has said the ambitious Llanelli plans have been welcomed by the Swansea City Bay Region board.

The Swansea Bay City Region encompasses the four local authority areas of Neath Port Talbot, Swansea, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. It aims to bring together business, local government and a range of other partners, to work to a common goal of creating economic prosperity for the people who live and work the City Region.

Councillor Gravell, who sits on the City Region board, said: “The Llanelli project was warmly received at the latest City Region Board meeting last week. The visionary plans were discussed positively, and further meetings with potential investors will be going ahead over the next few weeks.

“The board is very excited by this new concept for Carmarthenshire. “This wellness village could be a life-changer for many people and will certainly make a difference not only to the whole ARCH region, but especially to Llanelli as it will create well-paid jobs and attract investment opportunities, as well as help keep our communities healthier.”

Hywel Dda University Health Board Executive Director of Commissioning, Therapies & Health Science Kathryn Davies and ARCH lead for the health board (pictured) told board members: “The Delta Lakes project has progressed at pace. Carmarthenshire Council is fully engaged with ARCH and our aims.

“This project is now far more than just a leisure centre in Llanelli.

“The site will provide ARCH with a West Wales base to develop the essential research component of ARCH, under the Institute of Life Science (ILS) work, and also expand our clinical trials programme into the Hywel Dda area.”


Continue Reading


  1. Avatar


    August 28, 2017 at 9:15 pm

    Porn from social networks
    land features in china tyra misoux hardcore “free amateur beach sex videos” bear barn

  2. Avatar


    September 13, 2017 at 7:50 am

    My contemporary page
    zwwag homeschool judgment crucifixion ideal

  3. Avatar


    July 10, 2019 at 11:04 pm

    Single girls want sex in your city:

    Popular tags: psychic dating sites, usa cupid dating, mfr dating site, whats a good dating profile, it’s just lunch dating service cost, best dating site first messages, definition of dating methods, match making and horoscope, start a online dating website, gay dating handbook, free dating yangon, plenty of fish dating site pof online dating, speed dating pueblo colorado, list of dating sites 2015, boyfriend looking at dating sites, boyfriend keeps going on dating sites, is britt dating brady from the bachelorette, dating a cute nerdy guy, online dating responses examples, how do you make a good online dating profile, 100 free online dating site in america, free mental illness dating sites, how old is the earth radiometric dating, speed dating events portland oregon, ga dating sites, dating a quadriplegic woman, rodeo dating sites, dating a woman who just got divorced, bartender dating tips, pew survey online dating, destiny heroic matchmaking, queen’s university dating, insurance for dating sites, dating a weed smoker, dating pГҐ nett gratis norge, tamil girl dating in chennai, animal jam dating tips, leuke dating vragen, widow dating websites, dating sites in cornwall uk, is selena gomez and justin bieber dating again 2013, exclusive dating agency uk, how to write first message online dating examples, miami hookup, new free dating sites no credit card, free dating for seniors, sm artists dating, my teenage daughter is dating a loser, gratis dating sidor, free dating site in durban, i am dating a married man, dating a hampden pocket watch, online male dating profiles examples, most awkward dating moments, how young is too young for a dating website, left 4 dead 2 could not load library matchmaking, free dating site wisconsin, rob and chanel dating, nyc indian dating, kisscafe dating site, speed dating fГјr senioren berlin, dating daisy wiki, walking dating website, katolicki speed dating, dating without guilt, how much does friends reunited dating cost, victoria dating service, carbon dating jobs, what to do if your sister is dating a loser, diamond strawberry dating cisco, after dark dating ariane, hiv dating sites free, dating with asperger’s, free online dating site reviews, best free online dating in usa, totally free dating sites in scotland, val chmerkovskiy dating nicole volynets, general hospital stars dating real life, anmeldelse dating sider, speed dating london 16 april, best dating applications india, choosing username for dating site, which dating site works best, laws about dating in texas, 4 man single elimination bracket, online dating site for recovering alcoholics, cuyahoga falls dating, where to hook up boost gauge on 7.3 powerstroke, smooth radio dating offer code, best free android dating apps 2013, who selena gomez dating 2014, is internet dating a bad idea, dating websites for herpes, getting married after 8 months of dating, dating website fish, dating site for hsv, how does carbon-14 dating work and how accurate is it, el paso tx hook up, how to tell if he is dating others, english dating sims pc download, most widely used dating app in india, are rachel and finn from glee dating in real life, autistic dating agency uk, fish dating app, hook up at 24 hour fitness, hey saturday dating, dating jv, interracial christian dating advice, dating services in new orleans, york online dating, weatherford tx dating, not dating meaning, al udeid hookup, cs go matchmaking demo vorspulen, what age can someone start dating, uganda single ladies dating, can you hook up a keyboard to an ipad mini, free online dating puerto rico, dp transmitter hook up, dating bone buttons, dating sites beijing, dating a loser man, online dating turn someone down, biggest online dating site usa, severe social anxiety and dating, dating banglore, african connection dating, speed dating decorations, k-ar dating definition, dating sims for android phones, lee seung gi dating 2014, la porte indiana dating, birmingham free dating, funny dating site headline examples, what dating apps are popular in asia, free thai dating sites forum, personal statement dating website, hiv dating uk, matchmaking queues are currently unavailable, online dating authors, overweight dating site, ideal online dating profile examples, speed dating in pensacola fl, stephen and lc dating, speed dating eisenstadt, random dating facts, free dating site for asexuals, dan towie dating lauren eastenders, jhu dating site, christian dating dunedin, jensen model 30 hook up, me24 dating site, viva forum dating sites, dating funnel, hook up solar panels your house, matchmaking pros, what to do when your ex is dating another girl, what not to do on online dating, download dating sims games free for pc, dating laws in michigan, top dating website in canada, young dating advice, foshan dating, georgia dating scene, free high class dating sites, hook up bars minnesota, ugandan dating websites, southampton dating free, dating sims visual novel pc, online dating good first date, birthday gift ideas for dating, gay dating in navi mumbai, horoscope matchmaking, overland park ks dating, singles worldwide dating, gay dating wisconsin, online dating review, png dating partners, executive dating johannesburg, witty dating taglines, dating sample profile, poem for dating site, a to z of dating sites, can you hook up two routers together, best and worst dating sites, phone number for zoosk dating service, making long distance dating work, what are some advantages of online dating, speed dating leeds professionals, blind dating kkiste, things to ask a girl your dating, leo woman dating a scorpio man, dating a really religious girl, speed dating singapore events, best dating sites dfw, examples of a good dating profile, tips dating taurus male, 50 dating dos and don’ts, speed dating waste of time, pilot dating website, russiske dating svindlere, economist online dating, credit report dating, online dating is a waste of time, jewish rules on dating, orthodox matchmaking, are emily and josh from revenge dating, free dating site for deaf, dating inkwells, first year dating gift, how old was kim kardashian when she started dating kanye, hookup ads like craigslist, speed dating en el df, kim kardashian dating miles, ny times dating questions, dating for over 40, espn dating commercial, amor dating contact number, methods of dating rocks, good dating questions to ask guys, legal dating age in georgia, i’m dating my best friend’s boyfriend, dating guatemala city, site-uri dating online, dating pangalan ng bansang turkey, dating websites san francisco, marriage match making compatibility, russian dating sites reviews, tagged dating site free, dating software php, hiv dating sites in pretoria, hook up urban dictionary, no email sign up dating, online matchmaking in tamil, totally free ukrainian dating sites, expatica switzerland dating, hungarian dating site toronto, hook up swimming pool vacuum, hot springs vanguard electrical hookup, download novel santy agatha dating with the dark, dating salem, why is radioactive decay dating the most reliable method of dating the geologic past, dating sites with real profiles, best dating apps korea, online dating sites seattle, dating a girl with herpes, hook up oven, funny greetings for dating sites, best profile description dating site, 22 year old dating site, pof dating customer service, all free dating services, important questions to ask a guy you’re dating

  4. Avatar

    July 28, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    tricher sur tous vos jeux vidéo mobile favoris grace à ibuxa !


  5. Avatar


    February 16, 2020 at 3:28 pm

    Browse over 500 000 of the best porn galleries, daily updated collections

    free tenn porn videos blue teen mania porn free porn scream in pain retro porn films beautiful czech porn star

  6. Avatar


    August 19, 2020 at 3:43 am

    1xbet казино онлайн играть – 1xbet казино онлайн, 1xbet казино

  7. Avatar


    August 28, 2020 at 11:56 pm

    изрядный вебресурс

  8. Avatar


    August 29, 2020 at 1:19 am

    Hot galleries, thousands new daily.

    houston porn nude women with young teenage boys porn 6 inch porn futanarie free porn video horney mature female porn movies

  9. Avatar


    September 1, 2020 at 2:04 am

    благоприятный веб ресурс

  10. Avatar


    November 18, 2020 at 12:58 am

    see post Bitniex

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


£121k watersports funding announced for Llanelli beauty spot




• Welsh Water, Natural Resources Wales, Llanelli Rural Council & Canoe Wales has secured ‘Access to Water’ funding.

• Visitors will be able to enjoy paddlesports (canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding), windsurfing and angling.

• Site expected to attract 90k+ visitors a year.

The recent announcement of the development of the Swiss Valley reservoirs in Carmarthenshire has been given a boost with the confirmation of an ‘Access to Water’ grant from Welsh Government, worth £121k, that will enable visitor access to the Lower Lleidi reservoir for paddle sports and angling.

The funding will realise plans to bring back a range of paddlesports to the reservoir, including stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking.  It will also enable bank angling through the creation of recreational zones.  A range of improvements to the surrounding infrastructure are also planned to include a boat wash for biosecurity and the creation of paths and a pontoon that allows easy access to water for people of all abilities, and the refurbishment of toilet facilities.

Developing the Swiss Valley Reservoirs is expected to attract 90k+ visitors a year to the site, in line with Covid19 regulations. The ‘Access to Water’ funding is an important milestone in achieving shared ambitions for the site, and to support the funding application, a survey of local canoe clubs, outdoor activity providers and anglers was conducted which found a strong demand for access to the water for their activities. The feedback was that this is likely to generate a huge amount of interest from clubs and providers given it’s ideal geographical location. The community adoption scheme means that local people are offering to invest their own time to help look after this jewel of a community asset, and care for it into the future.

The project is well placed to support the delivery of The Wellbeing of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015, which requires public bodies in Wales to think about the long-term impact of their decisions, to work better with people, communities and each other, and to prevent persistent problems such as poverty, health inequalities and climate change. Whilst Welsh Water is not a public body, it is committed to working in partnership with Llanelli Rural Council, Natural Resources Wales and Canoe Wales in the spirit of the legislation.

Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, said: “This is an excellent example of a scheme which increases opportunities for outdoor recreation and provides safe access to water for people of all abilities.  The development of these reservoirs will enable local people and visitors to gain more enjoyment from this beauty spot in line with covid19 guidelines and help to support a green recovery in Wales.  I hope the success of this project will encourage development of many more similar opportunities over the coming years.”

Welsh Water Chief Executive Peter Perry said, “Access to blue space is proven to be positively associated with health and wellbeing. Swiss Valley is an important asset for the local community and visitors alike. This funding is a major milestone in our efforts to bring this cherished community asset back to its former glory and make it more accessible, for the health and wellbeing of everyone.”

Jen Browning, Chief Executive of Canoe Wales, the national governing body for paddlesport in Wales, added, “Over the past eight months, we have seen an unprecedented amount of demand for canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding, but the limited number of venues in Wales suitable for new paddlers has always been a major obstacle. This funding will ensure that Swiss Valley can play an enormously important role in making it possible for people of all abilities to enjoy the water, and for many to discover a passion for paddlesport and develop a deep connection with the outdoors.”

Dave MacCallum, Specialist Advisor for Water Access & Recreation at Natural Resources Wales and Chairman of NAFW Access to Water Sub-Group said: “We are delighted to have been a part of this important collaboration which will open up these new waters for responsible, inclusive recreation in South West Wales. NRW is committed to doing all we can to enable more people to enjoy Wales’ countryside more easily and responsibly – to take advantage of the many health and wellbeing benefits that getting outside can bring. Benefitting from bespoke disabled paddle-sport access facilities and a Biosecurity station promoting and enabling the Check Clean Dry initiative, the Swiss Valley reservoir project paves the way for future access to Welsh still waters so that current and future generations can continue to enjoy their visits to some of Wales’ most spectacular landscapes”

Llanelli Rural Council Leader, Cllr Tegwen Devichand said “the funding is marvellous news for the community and will enable the council to develop its plans for the reservoir in earnest. Much of the preliminary work associated with the first phase of infrastructure improvements can now get underway, in fact some work has commenced already. The physical adaptations to refurbish the toilet block, visitor car park and access to the water to facilitate paddle sports and the angling fraternity is scheduled to be completed by March 2021, but work won’t stop there. Moreover, the community response to our plans for the reservoir has been overwhelming; the council has received a great deal of local and regional support and a number of interest groups and individuals have come forward to help us deliver our plans as well as to offer their services. This is greatly appreciated and bodes well for the future.”

Continue Reading


Llanelli Yodel colleague celebrates 30-year anniversary




Beverley Smith, a valued member of the Llanelli depot’s team, is celebrating her 30-year anniversary with UK independent parcel carrier, Yodel.

Beverley joined Yodel in 1990, when it was originally known as Home Shopping Network, as an Inbound Sorter and then moved onto a Customer Service Support role over 28 years ago. Beverly supports the Llanelli Management Team, provides customer service to clients and customers alike and is always on hand to answer any driver queries.

To celebrate her anniversary, Kay Dodd, Service Centre Manager, presented Beverley with £750 of Very vouchers and ordered in a cooked breakfast to celebrate.

Customer Service Support Advisor, Beverley Smith commented: “My time with Yodel has been very fulfilling – constantly challenging – keeping me on my toes. I’ve been with the company so long that I remember having to write with a pen and paper and have to fax documents to the head office daily – I can’t say I miss those days!

“I have made many close friends during the 30 years at the business and I truly have enjoyed the hard working and happy atmosphere at Llanelli every day.”

Kay Dodd, Depot Manager, added: “Bev is a valued member of my team here at Llanelli, she provides excellent customer service to customers, clients and colleagues. She has a courteous and caring attitude and goes beyond her duties to ensure everyone has a positive experience at Yodel Llanelli. Thank you for everything Bev!”

To join Beverley and the team at Yodel’s Llanelli depot, or to find out more about working for Yodel, and the roles and training available, visit or text ‘Deliver’ to 84433. 

Continue Reading


Preparatory works to start at key Stepney Street Building




Preparatory works are due to start on a key building in Llanelli Town Centre ahead of formal planning approval.

Number 49 Stepney Street is being redeveloped as part of a significant investment in the town centre to transform, regenerate and connect its key retails and leisure areas.

Carmarthenshire County Council has submitted plans which could see the former YMCA building retain much of its character whilst providing high quality living space and commercial units

The works would include the restoration of the front façade of the building, along with the retention of the perimeter wall, main internal structural walls and bringing back many original features such as the ornate staircase.

Subject to planning approval the rest of the building would be redeveloped to include two floors of commercial space on the ground and first floors, with eight two-bedroomed living spaces on the upper floors.

There will also be residents parking spaces on the ground floor.

The works currently underway will prepare the building for redevelopment and include stripping and clearance of old materials.

Carmarthenshire County Council leader Cllr Emlyn Dole said: “Many generations of people from Llanelli will have special memories of using this fantastic building over the years and it is such a shame to see it lay empty and falling into disrepair – we’re proud to be leading on this scheme to breathe new life into it once again.”

The council has already spent £4.5million buying empty shop units from private ownership, renovating and bringing them back in to use at affordable rental levels – all of them currently occupied by independent businesses

A Local Development Order has been put in place to simplify the planning process for property owners and potential investors

This project is being procured via the South West Wales Regional Contractors Framework. Carmarthenshire County Council has appointed a regional contractor who will develop the project alongside local supply chains.

For further information on this framework, email

Continue Reading