Cyngor Tref
Town Council


Mayor's Blog 2018-19

Councillor Edward Thomas


•  29 May Myself and Councillors Eifion Davies, Owen James and Lesley Prosser undertook a weed clear up around the Flag Pole in Penlan Park .

•  Three Parks Challenge on 1st June. Started the Races and waited for every runner to return and presented prizes etc. This event is growing each year with over 220 runners in the 10k including our own Deputy Mayor. Well-done Town Twinning for creating a successful event in the Town's calendar.

•  Attended with Deputy Mayor Cty Cllr Mansel Charles Civic Service at Pontargothi

•  12 June Procedures Committee followed by Asset Transfer Sub Group

•  13th June Resumed AGM followed by Planning and Finance Meetings.

•  14th June Code of Conduct Training at County Hall

•  Opened the New Country Market atCapel Newydd followed by the Rotary Ploughman's Lunch. Councillors in attendance Dawn Wallace, Colin Jenkins , Gordon Kilby and Chris Parish a well attended event

•  15 June Town Twinning Social Event

•  16 June St Teilo's Church Strawberry Tea. Also in attendance were Councillors Chris Parish, Dawn Wallace, Colin Jenkins.

•  Llandeilo AFC Presentations later in the afternoon of 16 th June

•  Not a mayoral event but occupied my day 2 nd Sports For all event atTregib and Parc le Conquet on the 17 th June

•  Met the new Syrian Family who have moved into New Road. Lovely family Mum and Dad and 3 girls 9, 7 and 9 months. Escaped from Aleppo with few possessions

•  24 June - Supported the National Trust Food Festival.

•  26 June Attended the Official Opening of the Heart Of Wales Trails at Llandovery Railway Station . It coincides with the 150 Anniversary of the Heart Of Wales Line. Accompanied by Cllr Chris Parish .

•  28 June Attended as a guest Llandeilo Rotary Club AGM and Handover Dinner. Congratulations to Councillor Jenkins on his appointment as President for 2018/19. Councillor Kilby as Senior Vice President and Cllr Parish as Junior Vice President.

•  29 June Attended the Llandeilo Show Fund Raiser in Cae William. It was great to see so many councillors in attendance. Good night of fellowship and an excellent fund raiser for the Presidents Charities etc.

•  30 June Presented prizes at the Festival of Senses 5side Football Competition at TSF. 20 teams took part with the eventual winners -Gwili Café led by Cllr Owen James

•  2nd July. Parks Management Sub Group at Llandeilo Bowls Club

•  03 July Attended Civic Trust AGM at Capel Newydd

•  4 July Opened the Ysgol Bro Dinefwr Ffair Haf/ Summer Fete organised by the PTF

•  Attended as an individual the Jazz Festival over weekend 6-8 very well attended as were the Fringe concerts at other venues

•  10 July Attended as observer and to show support a meeting organised by FOS to promote the concept of WIFI in Town

•  11 July Finance Meeting LFTC

•  14 July Opening Concert of Llandeilo Music Festival . Thanks to those councillors who supported this event. I was asked at short notice to officially open the event. I have separately attended and bought tickets to Sunday's Harp Concert at Dinefwr and the Closing Concert on Saturday 21 July 18.

•  18 July AbbeyField Llandeilo Strawberry Tea a good crowd attended. Cllr Lesley Prosser was also present

•  20 July Twyi Valley Open Studio attended the Official Launch at Fountain Fine Art. Cllr Rob Jones attended.

•  21 July Opened Llandeilo Gardening Club atCivic Hall a very good crowd attended and thanks to Cllr Chris Parish for his support.

•  21 July Presented Gwyl Dewi Sant Window Competition Prizes to the following 1st Cutting Edge, 2nd Holly Charlotte and 3rd Goose Island.






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