Llanelli Town Council has frozen its Council Tax for the second year in succession to reflect the financial pressures facing local residents in the current financial climate.

"With energy prices going through the roof, inflation at the highest it has been for a while and the cost of living going up, the Town Council was unanimous that it did not want to add to the financial burden on local ratepayers," said Town Council Leader, Councillor John Jenkins.

"It may only be a small element of the overall Council Tax but I am pleased that Llanelli Town Council has been able to improve the services that it provides the community of Llanelli without having to raise the amount of money it takes off local taxpayers. From the new all-weather Cryff Court in Penyfan to the new skate park facilities in Peoples' Park, to the excellent partnership with Carmarthenshire County Council at Parc Howard which we hope will lead to a renovated Mansion House with cafe and the restoration of the bandstand, to splash pads and paddling pool facilities, hanging baskets in the Town Centre and reasonably priced community halls, to name but a few, Llanelli Town Council is delivering for Llanelli residents in all areas of our Town."