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2017 News

LLANGUNNOR COMMUNITY COUNCIL - Vacancy

NOTICE is hereby given pursuant to Section 87 of the Local Government Act 1972 that a vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for the West Ward of Llangunnor Community Council.

An election will be held to fill the said vacancy if within fourteen days from the date hereof notice in writing of a request for such an election is given by ten electors for the electoral area of the said Community Council to the Chief Executive, Carmarthenshire County Council, Block 4, Parc Myrddin, Richmond Terrace, Carmarthen, as the Proper Officer of the County Council.

If no election is requested as aforesaid, the vacancy will be filled by the Community Council pursuant to the provisions of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules, 2006.

A request for an election signed by ten electors must be delivered to Block 4, Parc Myrddin, Richmond Terrace, Carmarthen SA31 1HQ on any day after the date of this Notice, but not later than 6th October, 2017. If an election is requested, the election will be held within sixty days of the date of this Notice.
DATED the 18th September, 2017

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Towy Riders will be using Llangunnor Park for the next few months as a training facility while the Carmarthen Velodrome is being refurbished. Young riders from 6 to 16 years receive cyclo-cross technique training on the grass in advance of the season which runs from September to Christmas. Anyone looking for some fun or fitness on two wheels is welcome to come along on their own bike with your own helmet for a free taster session.

 If you enjoy it and would like to ride more often then you may consider joining Towy Riders. See our website www.towyriders.org.uk for more details.

NOTICE OF CO-OPTION - Section 116 Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

How about becoming a Community Councillor and making a difference to your local community?

A vacancy for a Councillor exists on Llangunnor Community Council in the West ward and this is your chance to be co-opted as a Member. It's a great opportunity for you to make a difference to the local area by contributing towards improving the quality of life in the community and positively influencing the delivery of public services that meet local needs.

If you are interested please send a letter giving a summary of your background, and details of how you can contribute to the Parish of Llangunnor and its residents by being a member of the Community Council.

Please send letter to Clive Thomas (Clerk), Llangunnor Community Council, 59 Nantyrarian, Carmarthen, SA31 3JQ or clerc@llangynnwr-cc.org.uk (NOTICE)

Charity Coffee Event - Breast Cancer Unit Prince Phillip Hospital (26/06/2017)

The Chairman of Llangunnor Community Council recently attended a charity event organised by local resident Mrs Eileen Jones.
Mrs Jones has organised the event for the last few years to raise money for the breast cancer unit at Prince Phillip hospital, Llanelli. The event at her home which involved tea/coffee and plenty of home made cakes.


(photo) Mrs Jones with Councillor Lee Whatley (Chairman)

Mrs Jones raised just over £1,100 last year and had informed the Chairman that she had already broken through the £1000 barrier and was hoping to raise more than on previous years. Councilllor Whatley was able to present Mrs Jones with a cheque from the Chairman's Fund for £100 toward this worthy cause.

The Chair of the Community Council is given a fund each year to support local organisations, charities or individuals - requests can be made to the Chair of Council.

Water, Land, Air Presentation

Llangunnor School presented two performances of “Dwr, Awyr, Tir”. Cwmni Theatr Arad Goch has been working with schools throughout Wales with Creative Collaboration Projects, under the Creative Learning Scheme by the Arts Council of Wales.

Local poet Dr. Mererid Hopwood along with the artists Meinir Mathias, Lleucu Meinir and Ioan Hefin have been working with the pupils and teachers at Llangunnor School to create multilingual poems as a foundation for a multi- media presentation. Councillor Thomas commented "The project certainly tapped into the creative talents of the pupils and the large audience was treated to a presentation of the highest quality. All the pupils, who participated in the project, should be commended for the excellent work, which was produced."

Lee Whatley, Chair of Llangunnor Community Council and Sandra Thomas, Vice Chair attended the presentation."

Big Lunch (18/06/2017)

The Big Lunch was held at the Aelwyd on Sunday 18th June 2017...

Councillor Sandra Thomas attended the event on behalf of the Council and commented that "A huge thank you must go to Llangunnor Network, for organising this free event. Thanks must also be extended to the volunteers, who worked extremely hard to provide the first class refreshments. Everyone who attended enjoyed chatting and watching a presentation of old photographs of Llangunnor and were treated to a magnificent buffet."

School Sports

Llangunnor School held its Annual Sports Day...

Sandra Thomas, Vice Chair, represented Llangunnor Community Council at this event. She commented that "The races were very competitive and the children put in a magnificent effort, which resulted in an exciting afternoon for the large crowd present. The weather was perfect and the enthusiasm of the children is to be commended".

The School Summer Fete followed Sports Day and many parents and children stayed on to enjoy the atmosphere and try their luck at the various stalls.

Happy Birthday Pobl Bach Llangunnor

Pobl Bach Nursery were celebrating thirteen years since they opened in Llangunnor...

Mrs Sandra Thomas, Vice Chair of Llangunnor Community Council attended the event held at the nursery on Penymorfa Lane on behalf of the Community Council and was joined by Mr Emlyn Schiavonne, Deputy Mayor of Carmarthen.

The facilities at the Nursery are excellent and the children were very happy and enthusiastic, whilst engaged in various activities.
Congratulations to Pobl Bach Nursery.

NOTICE OF CO-OPTION - Section 116 Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

How about becoming a Community Councillor and making a difference to your local community?

Two vacancies for a Councillor exist on Llangunnor Community Council (1 on the East Ward and 1 on the West) and this is your chance to be co-opted as a Member. It's a great opportunity for you to make a difference to the local area by contributing towards improving the quality of life in the community and positively influencing the delivery of public services that meet local needs.

If you are interested please send a letter giving a summary of your background, and details of how you can contribute to the Parish of Llangunnor and its residents by being a member of the Community Council - closing date Thursday 8th June 2017.

Please send letter to Clive Thomas (Clerk), Llangunnor Community Council, 59 Nantyrarian, Carmarthen, SA31 3JQ or clerc@llangynnwr-cc.org.uk (NOTICE)