Residents’ Information

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The defibrillator is now available in an emergency from the cabinet outside the Reading Room

No key required – instruction booklet included – failsafe device- easy to use – just put pads in place and switch on!


There is a bottle bank round the back of the Sexton Arms which is available to use, there is also a bottle bank at the car park in Llanwrda village hall. Local scheme Llandovery Recycle offers advice on their Facebook page on how to recycle more difficult things such as glittery cards, pens and pet food pouches.

You can pick up blue recycling bags at:

Llandeilo Council Offices
Municipal Buildings, Crescent Road, Llandeilo, SA19 6HW


Llandovery swimming pool
Cilycwm Road, Llandovery, SA20 0DU
01267 224733

Rubbish and Recycling Collections

Recycling calendar 2020 PDF to download

What do you include in recycling

Paper/Card – Newspaper/magazines, catalogues, telephone directories, junk mail, writing paper, shredded paper, envelopes, food and drink cartons, cereal boxes, cardboard boxes, toilet roll/kitchen roll tubes, egg boxes, ready meal sleeves
Plastic – Plastic bottles, yoghurt pots, margarine tubs, plastic punnets/ready meal trays, plastic coat hangers, plastic film
Metals – Food and drink cans, aerosols, jam jar lids, foil

Leave it out…

Tissues/Kitchen roll, food soaked card, saucepans, scrap metal, plastic bags, polystyrene, wallpaper, paint tins, clothes/shoes, glass, toys, wooden coat hangers, electrical items, video cassettes, CDs/DVDs, garden waste, nappies/sanitary products, pet food pouches/tray.

Please note these dates have been taken from the Council’s website – if in doubt check with the council Rubbish and Recycling Collections

No Events

Report a missed bin collection

Go to the Council website to find out the latest updates 

The mobile library service visits Llanwrda Mondays outside the old Post Office and Shop

Route and times

Town / Village Day & Time Bus stop
Cilycwm Monday, 10:00 – 11:00 Layby opposite council houses
Llanwrda Monday, 11:15 – 12:15 Post Office
Llanddeusant Monday, 13:15-14:15 Next to post box
Llanfynydd Monday, 15:00 – 16:00 Pen y Bont Inn

Facilities & Services
Access to iPads
Free public Wi-Fi hotspot
Wireless printing
Books including a selection of Large Print titles

Local residents can access the Llandovery Fuel Club which will save you some money over the winter. The contact is Trish Tyler email: Tel: 01550 750220. It saves approximately 5p per litre on the full price.

Local Doctors

There are three GP surgery branches in the area:

Llanfair Opening Times

Please check with the surgeries for current opening times

Llanfair Surgery website

Llanfair Surgery (Main):
Llanfair Road, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, SA20 0HY.

Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 6:00pm
Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm

Llangadog Surgery (Branch):
Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, SA19 9BR

Monday 9:00am – 1:00pm and 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Tuesday – Thursday 9:00am – 1:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 1:00pm and 1:30pm – 3:30 pm

Telephone 01550 – 777156 or fax 01550 – 777199.

Llanfair Out of Hours

Telephone 01550 – 720648 at any time. Your call will be diverted through to the Out of Hours Doctor’s Answering Service who will take your details and take the necessary action. In an emergency please dial 999 for an ambulance.

Please only contact the Doctor’s Out of Hours service in a genuine emergency.

Meddygfa Teilo Opening Hours

Meddygfa Teilo, Crescent Road, Llandeilo, SA19 6HN

Monday to Friday 9am – 11.30am
1.30pm – 3.30pm
4pm – 6pm

Nurse-led clinics daily

Not open on weekends.

Main Surgery Tel No: 01558 823435

Repeat Prescriptions Tel No: 01558 824570
Monday to Friday 9am to 11pm

This is a useful link to a map of the local footpaths, historic planning applications on the Carmarthenshire Council website

Useful Telephone Numbers

There is an informal support network in the village for those experiencing domestic abuse, we are ex and current support workers and can offer you help and support: Lyndsey 07799 050805 Kym 07952 683568 and Mary

Llandovery Youth and Community Centre 01550 721499

Llandovery Cottage Hospital 01550 722200

West Wales General Hospital 01267 235151

Prince Philip Hospital 01554 756567

NHS Direct 0845 46 47 or 111

Transport to hospital – non urgent 0844 8700888

Country Car Scheme 01550 777601

Social Services (Ammanford) 01269 815500

Social Services (Llandeilo) 01558 822521

Police Station (Llandovery) 0845 330 2000

Samaritans 0845 790 9090

Relate 01267 236737

Alcoholic Anonymous 0845 769 7555

Citizens Advice Bureau 01267 234488

CRUSE – Bereavement Centre 0800 288 4700

Patient Support Services 0300 0200 159

Carmarthenshire Education Welfare Service 01267 246531

Carmarthenshire Family Information Service 01267 246555 email:

Carmarthenshire Team Around the Family 01267 245555 email:

Carmarthenshire Local Safeguarding Children Board 01267 246544 email:

NSPCC Help and Advice line 0808 800 5000

Childline 0800 1111

Welsh Women’s Aid Ammanford 01269 597474

Llanelli Women’s Aid 01554 752422

Carmarthen Domestic Abuse Services (CDAS) 01267 238410

Wales Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Helpline 0808 8010 800

Hafan Cymru 01267 225555

National Domestic Violence helpline 0808 2000 247

Family Lives 24 hour helpline offering support and advice for all members of the family and parenting/relationship support groups. 0808 800 2222

BT malicious caller 0800 666 700