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Rally held in support of steel workers

A May Day rally has been held in Llanelli to show support for Tata steel workers and protest against public sector cuts.

Trade Union and political speakers also addressed the rally. Credit: Nicola Hendy

Members from groups including the Community Union, NUT, Unison and PCS gathered near the town hall at midday, with some supporting the call for the nationalisation of steel.

Trade Union and political speakers also addressed the rally.

Mark Evans from Unison said any job losses from Tata's Trostre plant would have a massive impact on Llanelli.


Arrest after sexual assault in Port Talbot

Police have made an arrest following a sexual assault in Port Talbot last weekend.

A 19-year-old man has been taken into custody. The incident took place at Aberafan Road on Baglan Industrial Estate on Saturday 24th April.

The man is currently on conditional bail.

We understand that this incident has caused a lot of concern in the community and as a result of our thorough investigation so far, we have made an arrest.

I would like to thank the public for their support of the investigation and for the information provided to us.

– Phil Sparrow, Detective Inspector


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