Llanelli Rural

Llanelli Rural

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Llanelli Rural is a community in Carmarthenshire, Wales. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 21,043 [http://www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/eng/index.asp?locID=3976&docID=-1 Census 2001 Statistics] ] .

Despite its name it covers large parts of the Llanelli urban area, including Bynea, Llwynhendy, Cefncaeau, Pemberton, Bryn, Penceiliogi, Dafen, Felinfoel, Swiss Valley, along with the villages of Pont Henri, Carway, Pwll, and Five Roads, as well as a number of hamlets. The community entirely surrounds Llanelli, except at sea.

Llanelli Rural Council governs the area at a community level. The council headquarters is located in Llanelli town centre.

=Electoral Wards [http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si1998/19983136.htm Local Government Wards in Carmarthenshire] ] [http://www.llanelli-rural.gov.uk/members.asp Council Members and Wards] ] =

*Bynea - 3 councillors
*Dafen - 4 councillors
*Felinfoel - 4 councillors
*Hengoed, Llanelli - 4 councillors
*Llwynhendy - 3 councillors
*Swiss Valley - 2 councillors


External links

* [http://www.llanelli-rural.gov.uk/ Llanelli Rural Council]
* [http://www.lrctraining.org.uk/ Llanelli Rural Council Training]

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