Community Groups

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

Bynea District Forum

Description: To improve the environment of the Bynea district and to encourage the provision of suitable facilities for the social and recreational needs of the community.

Contact: Marion Williams on 01554 773124 or email  [email protected]



Carnifal Pum Heol A'r Cylch

Description: Hosts an annual carnival in order to support community activity, access and participation in Cynheidre, Five Roads, Horeb and Sylen; increase skills & creativity; improve quality of life; encourage goodwill and involvement of the wider community; foster community spirit.

Contact: Tim Day on 01269 860458 / 07875893690 or email [email protected]


Llwynhendy and Pemberton Forum

Description: Group set up to help charitable causes with in the communities of Pemberton and Llwynhendy. The group looks to carry out different projects on behalf of the community. The group meets once a month at Bryn & TrallwmSocial Club.

Contact: Jason Hart on [email protected]


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 [email protected]

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 Cricket Club

Description: Provision of sports facilities/activities.

Contact: Daniel Ryan on 07795821729 or email [email protected]


Dafen Forum

Description: To work with the community, schools and other organisations in a common effort to improve the physical, economical ad social wellbeing of Dafen and the neighbourhood.

Contact: Susan Lewis on 01554 757249 / 07791790629 or email [email protected]


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

Felinfoel Family Centre

Description: To support the families of the Ward.  Aims to reduce isolation, increase participation and help alleviate the stresses of family life, deprivation and poverty.

Contact: Amanda Bowness on 01554 742498 / 07702211790 or email [email protected]


Felinfoel RFC

Description: Local Rugby Club supporting senior, junior and mini rugby teams.

Contact: Clive Richards 07813160113 or email [email protected]



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

Integrated Children's Centre

Description: Children’s Centres act as a network of services to support children aged 0-12yrs and their families, providing integrated education, childcare, family support, play and health services in order to improve outcomes for children and their families. Carmarthenshire has three centres based in Morfa, Felinfoel and Llwynhendy.


Contact:   Estelle Etheridge,  [email protected]   Tel:  01554 775390

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.


Contact:   Estelle Etheridge    [email protected]   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 Ramblers

Description: Since 1995 Llanelli Ramblers have been offering an annual spring bank holiday Walking Festival which has been attracting local people and visitors to participate in walking with Llanelli as the festival centre.

Contact: Alwyn Williams 01554 773597 or email [email protected]


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 / [email protected] or Brian Jones [secretary] 01269 845504

Llanelli Tenants Network

Description: To help tenants and other groups with issues such as debt, housing advice and fund raising.

Contact: Heather Jones 01554 744003 or email [email protected]


Llanelli Wanderer's RFC

Description: The club mission “is to harness sport and community development”, to achieve this aspiration there are plans to commence the build of a “Sports and Community Facility” (incorporating a design that complies to environmental standards) at our Stradey location.

Contact:  Neil Lodwick 07854 254534 or email [email protected]


Ponthenri Community Hall

Description:  The hall committee are responsible for the upkeep, administration and promotion of the hall.

Contact: Niall Quilton on 07960866554 or email [email protected]


Kathryn Davey email [email protected]


Pwll Action Committee

Description: To represent the residents of Pwll, improve communication by way of The Bonau Cabbage Patch magazine, and enhance the local environment as per the mission statement.

Contact: Peter Kent 07790 747125 or email [email protected]

Pwll Football Club

Description: To provide football facilities for juniors and seniors.

Contact: Mark Aitken 07880 745522 or email [email protected]


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

Swiss Valley Community & Residents Association (SVCRA)

Description: SVCRA aims to provide a focus and appropriate action to promote the ongoing improvement and development of the Swiss Valley residential site and its community.

Contact: Don Kirk 01554 750168 or email [email protected]