Coronavirus & Council Business Arrangements **UPDATE 12/08/2021**
Llanelli Rural Council services and activities will continue to be reintroduced in a phased return following Welsh Governments announcement to move to Alert Level Zero on 7 August.
Members of the public are still encouraged to continue contacting the council via telephone or email to minimise social contact by phoning 01554 774103 or by emailing us at [email protected].
All council work activities will continue following the latest Government advice and appropriate health and safety protocols are in place to protect its employees, volunteers and members of the public.
Council committee meetings have resumed as per the usual schedule. The Chairman’s civic role is still operating in a limited capacity under Covid restrictions.
Llanelli District Cemetery
The cemetery grounds are open to visitors and all restrictions have been lifted. There will be no limit on the number of people permitted to attend a burial at the cemetery, however everyone is requested to maintain physical distancing wherever possible. The Chapel will have some restrictions in place due to the Covid risk assessment and constraints on capacity.
The cemetery office is open to members of the public. However, wherever possible members of the public are encouraged to contact the cemetery administration via telephone on 01554 773710 or via email: [email protected] or by post: Llanelli District Cemetery, Swansea Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 3EX.
Community centres/halls are permitted to re-open whilst observing the Government guidelines at Alert Level Zero. All organisers must provide a Covid risk assessment for their activity. Please contact the community centre/hall Secretary for further details. https://www.llanelli-rural.gov.uk/community-facilities/
Children’s play areas, playing fields and parks
Council owned play areas and parks are permitted to open. Please follow the guidelines on the signage at the play areas for your own safety and the safety of others.
Sports facilities are permitted to reopen for all age groups including adults. All teams must observe their national governing bodies guidelines, and provide Covid risk assessments for the sport activity and for the use of the changing facilities.
Welcome to Llanelli Rural Council
One of nine community councils in the Llanelli district area, the Council, formed during Local Government re-organisation in April 1974, is made up of 21 elected members, advised by the Clerk to the Council.
The Council’s geographic area is approximately 26.78 square miles, with a population of 22,800 and surrounds the urban centre of Llanelli. Its boundaries extend from Loughor Estuary in the east to Burry Port in the west and skirts the Gwendraeth Valley in the north. The area is made up of the villages and districts of Bynea, Cwmbach, Cynheidre, Dafen, Felinfoel, Five Roads, Furnace, Llwynhendy, Ponthenri, Pontyates (south of the railway line), Pwll, Sandy and Swiss Valley.