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 Llanelli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At the 2001 census, the town of Llanelli was recorded to have a population of 44,475.
Llanelly House is one of Llanelli's most historical properties, an excellent example of an early 18th century Georgian town house.
Llanelli is run on a community level by Llanelli Town Council and Llanelli Rural Council (depending on the area of town) and Carmarthenshire County Council on a local government level.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Llanelli   (2097 words)

  
 Footsteps from the Past
Cydweli was more important than Llanelli, which would have been just a small hamlet with a few dwellings either side of a main street, around the church.
With its Royal Charter Llanelli began to grow in status until the Plague of 1348 to 1350, known as the bubonic plague or Black Death, reached the town.
Llanelli would also have been affected as small towns were devastated and one-third of the population of Wales was wiped out.
www.llanelli-history.i12.com /footsteps.htm   (633 words)

  
 Llanelli 10k Team
Llanelli's Triathlon club is also committed to the role of being involved in the organisation and the hosting of other prestige, high quality sporting events including the Llanelli Half Marathon (see picture above).
Llanelli Triathlon also organise and host the British Youth and Junior Triathlon Championships (see picture left) held for the first time in Llanelli in 2005.
From the proceeds of the 2005 Llanelli 10k; officers representing Macmillan Cancer Support, (the official event charity), were presented with a donation towards this worthy cause.
www.llanelli10k.org.uk /1_About_Us/Who_We_Are.htm   (365 words)

  
 Llanelli Rural Council - Services within the Llanelli and Carmarthenshire area
Llanelli Rural Council is one of nine community councils in the Llanelli district area.
The Council’s geographic area is approximately 26.78 square miles, with a population of 20,500 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.
www.llanelli-rural.gov.uk   (135 words)

  
 BreakingNews.ie: Llanelli maintain unbeaten record - report
Llanelli survived a major Heineken Cup scare at Stradey Park tonight before preserving their unbeaten Pool Four record and staying on course for the quarter-finals.
Yet there was nothing to suggest on this latest evidence that Llanelli are good enough to land the European title which so agonisingly eluded them courtesy of semi-final exits in 2000 and 2002.
Llanelli just could not kill the game off, but a fourth Jones penalty nine minutes from time gave them a glimmer of breathing space.
www.breakingnews.ie /2004/01/09/story128862.html   (750 words)

  
 Llanelli RFC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Llanelli RFC were supposedly founded in 1872 (and celebrated their centenary in 1972) however there is no record of any matches played by the side until 5th February 1876, four years later against Swansea.
Llanelli RFC along with the other Welsh clubs were replaced in the Celtic League by the regions but continued to play in the Welsh Premier Division and Welsh Cup.
When Llanelli RFC played Bath, it was tradition that a rag doll be put on top of the posts which the winning team would then keep until their next encounter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Llanelli_RFC   (1015 words)

  
 Llanelli - Archive General Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Llanelli and surrounding area is developing as a tourist destination.
There is a new millenium path which goes from the Wildlife and Wetlands trust area at the eastern edge of the borough to Pembrey country park approx 5 miles away.
Llanelli is the host for the National Eisteddfod in August this year.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /archive-general/llanelli   (181 words)

  
 Llanelli News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
King was said to have been involved in an incident in a Llanelli pub Llanelli Scarlets player Regan King is recovering after his regional rugby side said he was attacked in a pub.
LLANELLI parents will be able to check they are properly fitting child car seats over the half-term break.
LLANELLI will host a pan-European seminar in March next year on key areas affecting young people across a number of regions in the continent.
www.topix.net /uk/llanelli   (655 words)

  
 xllanelli
Workers from Staffordshire who moved to Llanelli with the Pottery industry in the latter half of the 19th century introduced football to the rugby stronghold, and a club was established which played on Cae Blake in the Furnace area of the town.
Formed in 1896 Llanelli became a professional club in 1912 and won the Welsh League in 1914.
In 1992 Llanelli were founder members of the LoW finishing in 14th position at their first attempt.
www.citizens-choice.co.uk /xllanelli.htm   (2121 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Rugby Union | Welsh | Llanelli 25-24 Pontypridd
Llanelli staged a brilliant recovery to snatch the Konica Minolta Cup from Pontypridd at the Millennium Stadium.
Llanelli fly-half Thomas Marks had struggled with the boot but kicked the crucial conversion needed for victory.
Flanagan had one last chance to wrest it back for Pontypridd deep into injury time, put the penalty chance was on the left touchline at the very extreme of his range and fell agonisingly wide.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/rugby_union/welsh/4520731.stm   (399 words)

  
 Fixtures&Results : Rygbi Pontypridd Rugby - Official Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Llanelli were securing a greater share of possession, some of it stolen in contact, to gain momentum in their play.
It was Llanelli however who struck next, hooker Craig Hawkins making a speculative pick up and darting past a static home defence to claim a try, converted from the touchline by outside half Ceiron Thomas, with twenty-five minutes gone.
Llanelli were now under pressure, and with their no 8 Gavin Quinnell yellow carded, conceded further points to a wide angle penalty kicked by Richard Langmead.
ponty.net /fixtures_and_results/detail.php?result_id=879071&...   (781 words)

  
 Burial Services provided by Llanelli Rural Council
The Llanelli Joint Burial Authority comprises of Members of Llanelli Rural and Llanelli Town Councils and administers the Llanelli District Cemetery - a 32 acre cemetery - located at Swansea Road, Llanelli.
The cemetery caters for the needs of the residents of Llanelli and district and is the only public cemetery in the town.
This came to fruition in May 2001 a contract was signed between the Burial Authority and a private company – Llanelli Crematorium Ltd. – for the construction of a private crematorium on land which had been purchased by the Burial Authority.
www.llanelli-rural.gov.uk /services_burial.asp   (973 words)

  
 Llanelli Town Council
Llanelli is a coastal town, ideally situated as a centre for touring West Wales, the beautiful Gower peninsula, Brecon Beacons and the Pembroke National Park, all being within easy driving distance.
To the west of Llanelli, on Carmarthen Bay there is a superb mix of seashore, woodland and rolling countryside together with the historic town of Kidwelly with its ancient castle - the Pembrey peninsula - a vast extent of breach, dunes and forest.
In South Llanelli a Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Centre has been developed at Penclacwydd (translated as the hill of the gander) covering some 200 acres of salt marshes part of which is zoned as a site of special scientific interest.
www.llanellitowncouncil.gov.uk /tourism.htm   (1013 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire County Council - Llanelli
The Llanelli area is rich in industrial, cultural and other heritage and tradition, but this is in peril of being lost as new development opportunities lay claim to important sites.The specific objectives of the project were:
Llanelli Community Heritage were awarded a grant to provide interpretation panels at significant sites in and around Llanelli.
The impetus for these interpretation panels derived from the desire of the Llanelli Community heritage to promote the cultural and industrial heritage of the town.
www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk /eng/index.asp?locID=5365&docID=-1   (717 words)

  
 Fixtures&Results : Rygbi Pontypridd Rugby - Official Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Early territorial advantage in Llanelli’s favour was rewarded with a mid distance penalty kicked by outside half Ceiron Thomas, with barely two minutes gone on the clock.
With their line outs failing to function, Ponty were now on the back foot, Llanelli triggering another attack down the flank, working winger Darren Daniel clear for a try out wide.
Llanelli continued to hold all the aces going into stoppage time, taking scrum ball against the head and ploughing forward in attack.
www.ponty.net /fixtures_and_results/detail.php?result_id=879030&scoreboard_id=18610   (684 words)

  
 TREFTADAETH CYMUNED LLANELLI COMMUNITY HERITAGE - Latest News Archive 2005
Llanelli Community Heritage are delighted to announce Lovell’s donation of £3000 towards the cost of a Historical Panel and resurfacing the Old School’s two Foundation Stones which together with the Panel will form a Heritage Corner generously allocated by Lovell.
Although Llanelli Community Heritage is essentially a project based organisation, undertaking work such as the Llanelli Community Heritage Trail which involves the installation of several historical information panels and blue plaques around the town, we also hold a small number of presentation evenings throughout the year.
Llanelli Community Heritage chairman John Wynne Hopkins and Vice-chairman Lyn John were honoured to have been invited to the Carmarthenshire County Council’s Awards evening in the Stradey Park Hotel.
www.llanellicommunityheritage.org /LCH_news_archive_2005.HTM   (2872 words)

  
 Llanelli Waterside   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Llanelli Waterside is an excellent new coastal location that provides people with the opportunity to live life to the full.
Llanelli Coast Joint Venture is now into the development stage of an ambitious regeneration project that is transforming the waterfront into a thriving new business, leisure and residential community.
Llanelli Coast Joint Venture is the partnership between Carmarthenshire County Council and the Welsh Assembly Government to drive the regeneration of the Llanelli area.
www.llanelliwaterside.co.uk   (134 words)

  
 TREFTADAETH CYMUNED LLANELLI COMMUNITY HERITAGE - Homepage
Llanelli Community Heritage's quarterly meeting held on Tuesday 19th September at the Queen Victoria Club in Queen Victoria Road featured a talk by David Mathias, President of the Royal Naval Association, entitled ‘Rorke’s Drift 1879'.
Llanelli Community Heritage is committed to taking the story of Llanelli's heritage into the community and we always receive a warm welcome.
Llanelli Community Heritage recently unveiled two new blue plaques at the Probation Services office in Lloyd Street in Llanelli Town Centre and at Adulam Chapel in Felinfoel.
llanellicommunityheritage.org   (1381 words)

  
 Ananova - Sport - Llanelli
Llanelli Scarlets went to the top of the Celtic League with a hard-earned 36-26 bonus point victory over a plucky Glasgow at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground.
Llanelli Scarlets bounced back from their European heartbreak with a convincing 51-20 bonus point victory over Leinster at Stradey Park to keep their Celtic League hopes alive.
Eight Llanelli players have recovered from food poisoning and are available for their Heineken Cup quarter-final against Biarritz.
www.ananova.com /sport/index.html?keywords=Llanelli   (217 words)

  
 BBC - South West Wales - Useful Links - Llanelli
It is a new heritage organisation committed to the restoration, preservation and marking of Llanelli's building heritage.
This large and active historical society meets monthly in Llanelli and it aims to research and promote the history of the town.
Janie Watkins of Llanelli has a website which offers information on the Terry Griffiths Matchroom Snooker Club and there is also a selection of photographs of sites around the town.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/southwest/webguide/pages/llanelli.shtml   (645 words)

  
 Llanelli cinemas listings - cinemas schedules and movie reviews
If you can't find the film you want at a cinema in Llanelli, or would like to go to a cinema outside Llanelli you can use the Cinemas by City option to find films showing at cinemas in cities, towns or villages near Llanelli.
Llanelli cinemas may not be displayed properly because your browser does not support JavaScript.
UK cinemas does not endorse any particular cinemas in Llanelli and is not responsible for the listings and times of films in the cinemas listed.
www.britinfo.net /cinema/cinemaCAH.htm   (284 words)

  
 GENUKI: Llanelli
Cwm Gwendraeth a Llanelli (The Gwendraeth Valley and Llanelli).
Llanelli deeds 1833-1849 "Jennings and Williams was a firm of solicitors in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, active in the 1960s.
Llanelli pilotage; its history from 1813 to the present day, a lecture given by W Bowen to the Llanelli Chamber of Commerce, 1901.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/CMN/Llanelli/index.html   (4939 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire County Council - Llanelli
Roedd yr wˆyl yn cynnwys dau ddiwrnod a neilltuwyd yn gyfan gwbl i ysgolion, ac roedd hyn yn gyfle arall i’r Awdurdod ac asiantaethau partner i hyrwyddo negeseuon addysgol ynglyˆn â ‘byw yn gynaliadwy’ mewn modd hwyliog, ac i hyrwyddo Sir Gaerfyrddin yn sir ffyniannus a blaengar.
Mae Llanelli yn ardal gyfoethog ei threftadaeth a’i thraddodiadau diwydiannol a diwylliannol ac ati, ond ar yr un pryd mae hyn oll mewn perygl o gael ei golli wrth i gyfleoedd datblygu newydd hawlio safleoedd o bwys.
Derbyniodd Treftadaeth Cymunedol Llanelli grant i godi paneli dehongli mewn safleoedd addas yn Llanelli a’r cylch.
www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk /welsh/index.asp?locID=5394&docID=-1   (718 words)

  
 The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust.
is situated 1 mile east of Llanelli and 5 miles north west of Swansea.
To find us follow the duck signs off the M4 exiting at junction 47 or 48 we are 1 mile east of Llanelli off the A484 to Swansea.
Nearest railway station is Llanelli, bus routes run regulary from Llanelli to Llwynhendy a short walk, bicycle or taxi journey away.
www.wwt.org.uk /visit/llanelli/howto.asp   (235 words)

  
 Hall Street Methodist Church Llanelli
This small church in the ‘Seaside’ area of Llanelli began with a group of Christians meeting near North Dock.
Seaside is very much its own community and the church has retained that character – though always sharing links with the larger Llanelli Methodist church in Hall Street.
In 1989/90 extensive renovations to the building were carried out enabling it to become an open-plan church with chairs and carpeting rather than pews.
www.carmarthenshire-methodists.org.uk /hall_street.htm   (695 words)

  
 Llanelli and Carmarthen Methodist Churches - Fellowship in Carmarthenshire
There are a variety of different activities ranging from the young people's chat group in Llanelli to Bible study, Prayer meetings, fellowship groups, Alpha, youth club, boys brigade.
Hall Street Church Llanelli, Wesley carmarthen, Trinity Church in Kidwelly and Pontarddulais and Burry Port Chapel, music group, ladies fellowship, things that go on in addition to Sunday Services, enjoy fellowship over a cup of tea or coffee..
The the bustling towns of Llanelli and Carmarthen are linked and surrounded by the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside.
www.carmarthenshire-methodists.org.uk   (677 words)

  
 Llanelli   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Llanelli train in a small hall and yet they manage to produce many gymnasts who are members of the Welsh National Squad.
They are hoping to move to a purpose built gym in a couple of years.
We as a Club have always encouraged our parents, families and friends to come along and support the gymnasts in every competition and they have done us proud every time!” One of their gymnasts travels 100 miles a day 5 times a week to train at Llanelli which demonstrates fantastic commitment and dedication.
www.gymnasticsonline.co.uk /html/llanelli.html   (837 words)

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