Coronavirus & Council Business Arrangements **UPDATE 26/04/2021**
Following the latest Welsh Government advice in regard to the further easing of lockdown restrictions, the Council’s reception service at Vauxhall Buildings will re-open to members of the public from Monday 12th April. Members of the public are 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 essential council work will continue including some office based activities, grounds maintenance services and conducting funerals.
Council meetings will continue in a limited capacity but committee meetings are still not taking place for the time being. The Chairman’s civic role has been put on hold so all engagements have been postponed or cancelled to limit non-essential social activity and interaction with the community.
Llanelli District Cemetery
The cemetery grounds is open to visitors. People are free to use their vehicles to enter the grounds during normal opening times. The maximum number of persons attending funeral services is 50 people. The situation will be kept under constant review. Visitors are allowed to visit the cemetery grounds to pay respects to a deceased person and are reminded to please observe the two metre social distancing requirements.
The cemetery office will reopen to members of the public on Monday 12th April, 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 on 3rd May pending the application of satisfactory Covid control measures. 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 remain open. Please follow the guidelines on the signage at the play areas for your own safety and the safety of others.
Organised team sports and activities on Council playing fields are permitted for under 18 age groups only. Adult activities remain suspended until further notice.
For further information on the Coronavirus for people in the Llanelli Rural area, the following list of websites may be of use:
Public Health Wales https://phw.nhs.wales/
Welsh Government https://gov.wales/coronavirus
Carmarthenshire County Council https://www.carmarthenshire.gov.wales
Hywel Dda Univerity Health Board https://hduhb.nhs.wales/
NHS Helpline: 111 https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19
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.