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Cllr Merlin Jones.

It is with sadness that Llangunnor Community Council reports the death of Cllr. Merlin Jones. Merlin had served Carmarthen District Council, Carmarthenshire County Council and Llangunnor Community Council for many years, during which the people and community of Llangunnor were always his priority, he will be greatly missed. The Chair of the Community Council, Cllr Glenda Lloyd said “obviously our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time, Merlin had so much experience of Council business, both at a local and County level, he will be great loss to the Council”.

 Turning on lights....


The Chair of the Council, Cllr Glenda Lloyd with some of the school children at the traditional turning on of the lights on the Christmas tree. Also photographed is the Chair of  Llangunnor School switching on the Christmas lights.

New notice boards.


Llangunnor Community Council has invested in some new notice boards. The boards hold information on your local Council member together with dates of monthly meetings, the agenda of the forthcoming monthly meeting are also placed in them. The new notice boards are located at Nantycaws adjacent to the bus stop, and in Llangunnor Road again adjacent to the bus stop. When the Park development is completed a new one will be placed in the entrance. Should you wish to advertise your local event please contact the Clerk at clerc@llangynnwr-cc.org.cc.

 Community Speedwatch.

Dyfed-Powys Police have been working closely with its communities and partner agencies to develop a community speed watch initiative.

Community speed watch schemes aim to share the responsibility for addressing speed related offending between the community, the police and other agencies. The intention of this scheme is not to prosecute offenders but to raise awareness of the impact of speeding in specific areas identified by the community who live there.

Carmarthen Neighbourhood Policing team are now in a position to open up this opportunity for members of the Llangunnor community and will be looking for volunteers to take part to help make this initiative a success.

Daffodil Planting

 Children from Llangunnor School assist Cllr Glenda Lloyd, Chair of Llangunnor Community Council in planting daffodils in Pensarn.

A big thank you to Charlies for donating the daffodil bulbs.

Improvements continue - The work in Llangunnor Park continues.


Following the installation of an outdoor gym, the extending of the footpath around the park and providing a path into Maes Lewis Morris, the Community Council have now replaced the broken rotator in the infants area and provided a new swing. All these improvements are designed to both increase the use of the park, and to improve the enjoyment by the residents of Llangunnor. Further improvements include the introduction of new seating and picnic benches, providing more rubbish bins and works to the entrance.

 Local lady receives medal from the Queen.

Mrs Zena Jenkins was invited to Llangunnor School's Year 6 Leavers' Service on 16th July 2015 to show her British Empire Medal, received from Her Majesty the Queen, for her services to the Women's Institue and Llangunnor Primary School.

Pictured are; Councillor Dafydd Williams, Chair of Llangunnor Community council Mrs Glenda Lloyd, Mr Aled Davies Headteacher of Llangunnor School, Mrs Chris Burton of St Cynnwr  WI and Mrs Zena Jenkins, Llangunnor School Governor.


Here are Year 6 pupils proudly displaying  trophies and certificates received for their achievements during their time at Llangunnor Primary School. On the 15th July Year 6 prepared a wonderful Leavers' Service in the school that their parents were then invited to.

The school also held a special assembly for Year 6 on the 16th July in order for them to share their special memories with the rest of the school.

As a school, we would like to thank all of the children of Year 6 for their contribution, not only to the school, but also for their contribution to the wider community of Llangunnor during their years at our Primary School.

We wish you well in your Secondary School.

 Llangunnor Community Council AGM 2015.

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At Llangunnor Community Council's AGM the following were elected for 15/16 - Chair: Cllr Glenda Lloyd, Vice-Chair: Cllr David Watson, Chair of Planning Committee: Cllr Lee Whatley. Also in the photos is the chair of the school council Adam Owen.


Vandals Attack Park Hut....

Llangunnor Community Council are very disappointed with the recent damage being done to the hut in the park; it has been there for many years and has been a meeting point for a generation of children. The Council plan to monitor what happens at the hut over the next few months. It has recently spent near to a £1000 carrying out repairs. If the damage continues it may be forced to consider its demolition! This is not what the Council want but it may not have any other option. It is up to its users to now decide its future!



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A note from Mr Aled Davies, headmaster of Llangunnor School...

Dear Neighbours of Llangunnor School,

At times during the school day the traffic near Llangunnor School is very heavy due to the number of families bringing their children to our school and collecting them in the afternoon. I appreciate that this may cause difficulties for everybody driving past the school.

With the cooperation of our Parents, the Police and the Community Council, in an effort to ease the situation, we are promoting a VOLUNTARY one way system with the traffic travelling from the Babell Chapel end and towards Pobl Bach Nursery. This system is implemented during school term time only between 8:30 and 9:30 in the morning and then between 2:30 and 3:30 in the afternoon. Please see the diagram below.

We kindly ask for your cooperation by supporting our campaign.

Thank you very much.

Yours sincerely

Mr A. DaviesHeadteacher


 New head teacher at Llangunnor school....

 The Community Council would like to welcome the new head teacher, Mr Aled Davies, to Llangunnor Primary School. We all wish him every success in his new post at the school.


Photographed welcoming Mr. Davies to the school are the chair of Llangunnor Community Council Cllr Glenda Lloyd; the chair of the school governors Mr Greg Morgan, and the chair of the school council Adam Owen.


 Also welcoming Mr Davies to the school are the pupils from the school council.