Community Groups

Please see the following list of groups known to our Council that are currently active in the Rural Area:



Description: We are a social enterprise which provides training, social engagement, health and well-being through the development of unique sustainable projects which are all volunteer led such as:

  • PC3Rs: Recycle, Renew and Refurbish
  • Free Books Llanelli: Recycling books for the local community
  • Llanelli LGBT Support Group; Coffee Mornings First Friday of every month
  • Don’t Panic Support Group: Coffee Morning Second Friday of every month
  • Wales Wildlife Watch: encourage the people of Wales to get outside and get enthusiastic about nature and wildlife!
  • Kit and Nat:  Share your knitting and Crochet with people of all ages

Website :



Contact: Mr Jonathan Williams or Mr Keith Evans-Hurley on 01554 772056 or email

Crafty Seniors

Description: Knitting group which meet every Monday in Llwynhendy Library  between 2.00pm and 4.00pm. We are looking for more knitters to join our group.

Contact: Linda on 07932 951853 for more information

Create Me Happy Cuppa Club

Coffee mornings for those feeling socially isolated or lonely. Also peer support for those struggling with mild to moderate mental ill health.

Venue & Times: Pontiets Tenants Resource Centre. Thursdays, term time 10-12

£2 or 2 Time Credits for unlimited refreshments and cake.

Please see for more details and up to date information or call 078158141187

Create Me Happy Lego Club

Family group encouraging family play in a supportive and signposting space for those families affected by parental mental ill health, though we welcome all families outside of that criteria also.

Venue & Times: Pontiets Tenants Resource Centre. £1.50 or 2 Time Credits. 11-1. Third Saturday of the month. All children must be accompanied.

Please see for more details and up to date information or call 078158141187


Dafen Welfare AFC

Description: We are a village side who play in the Carmarthenshire League. We have Senior Men, Ladies, Junior boys and girls teams. We aim to promote grass roots football in our area. New players and coaches welcome. Ground: Dafen Park, HQ: Dafen Cricket Club.



Contact: Paul Clement, Club Secretary 07974 778726

Dafen Welfare Bowls Club

Description. Our aim is to promote, encourage people of all ages to come to play the game of flat green bowls- presently we have just a senior men’s team but would really like to expand it to children/youth and especially women. Coaching is free and available for all newcomers.


Contact:   Mr Gwylon Jones – Mobile No 07768 743229

Five Roads and District Heritage Society

Description: Embracing Cynheidre, Horeb, Five Roads and Sylen, our activities include: social events; research; publications; and meetings with guest speakers. Formed in 2011, we have achieved a lot: 3 books & a DVD; a war memorial and interpretive panel; a community website – all with support and funding from the local community, Heritage Lottery Fund, Llanelli Rural Council and TAD Builders Ltd. We meet in Five Roads Hall, the Stag Inn or the Waunwyllt Inn – check our online calendar for details. A warm welcome awaits all new members!

Website and or social media pages:

Contact name and telephone number: Tim Day (07875 893690)

Incredible Edible Carmarthenshire

Description: We work with community groups to encourage the growing and sharing of food.  We have regular volunteer workdays, opportunities to earn time credits and to participate in various projects around food security and sustainability.

Website and or social media pages: 

Twitter: @IECarms

Facebook: Incredible Edible Carmarthenshire

Contact: Marie Turke 07814 397999

Llanelli Community Heritage

Description: To research and preserve information about Llanelli’s history, and to inform the public by installing Blue Plaques and Interpretation Panels, giving Lectures, writing Articles for website.

Meetings:  4 public lectures per year on aspects of Llanelli’s history usually on second Tuesday of the month.  (Details on website.)


Contact:   Caroline Streek, Secretary   Tel:  01554 741 525

Llanelli Naturalists

DESCRIPTION:  For all those interested in wildlife and the countryside.  Monthly meetings: indoor talks during the winter at Llanerch Hall, field trips at various locations during the summer.


CONTACT: Veronica Haines 01554 776489

Llanelli Stamp Club

Description:  Small group of stamp and postcard collectors who try to promote the collecting of stamps etc within the Llanelli area. The club have regular guest speakers, displays, visits with other local clubs and stamp dealers attend a couple of times a year. The club is open to anyone and meet at Dafen Welfare Hall every first and third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 – 9:00 pm except for June, July and August when they meet on the first Tuesday of the month only.

Contact name and details: David Hughes [treasurer] 01554 835427 / or Brian Jones [secretary] 01269 845504

South Cefncaeau (Ty Enfys) Family Centre

Description: We are open to families with children living in or around Llwynhendy wishing to meet other families, make friends, learn new skills, get advice and guidance and who want to improve the lives and experiences of their children. Various sessions run Mondays – Thursdays between 9:15am and 5pm.

Website and or social media pages:

Contact name and telephone number: Sharan or Hazel on 01554 749396