Welcome to Whitland – Croeso i Hendy Gwyn ar Daf
Twinned with Pipriac in Brittany. France
A study is taking place across rural Carmarthenshire this Summer. Come and share your views.
- How can we make sure as many local people as possible take part?
- What are the hot issues in your area?
- What are the best ways to identify what the needs are locally?
Find out more on Thursday 12th July in Hywel Dda Centre between 10.00am to 11.30am and 6.30pm to 8.00pm.
Local Police Officers / Council Officers will be in Y Popty Caffi, St John Street, Whitland from 10am-11am, every other Thursday starting on 2nd February 2017 for you to have a chat with them about any local issues or concerns you may have.
There are bilingual Primary and Secondary schools along with a variety of local shops serving the Town. It is possible to get essentials from 6am until 10pm. A Doctors Practice and Pharmacy are located centrally and banking is available at the Post Office with two cash points located in the Town Centre. The area benefits from a recycle centre open seven days a week, a monthly Local Produce market and weekly Farmers livestock mart. Businesses such as Magstim, Whitland Engineering, Riverlea Tractors, Davies Builders, David Harries and the Schools are key employers. There are lots of community activities for everyone to enjoy such as a Young Farmers Club, Sequence Dancing, ATC, Zumba, Karate, Gardening Club. Allotments are available and the picnic park next to the river Taf.
Sports facilities include a Bowling Club, Cricket Club, Cycling Club, Gym, Walking Club, Boxing Club, Rugby and Football Clubs and youngsters are encouraged to take part. There is a small play park at Bryngwenllian and a larger Parc Dr Owen in the centre of the town which is the site of the annual Carnival. The River Taf and Afon Gronw run through the town and are stocked with Salmon and Trout to keep the anglers busy.
Our Heritage Page shares the history and stories of Town