September 18, 2021

Newyddion Cymru Ar-Lein : Wales News Online

Newyddion Lleol a Chenedlaethol Cymru – Local and National News for Wales

Six Carmarthenshire venues closed for breaching Covid rules

SIX premises have been closed down across Carmarthenshire in a crackdown over breach of coronavirus regulations.

Carmarthenshire County Council, supported by Dyfed-Powys Police, have stepped up their enforcement of businesses that are failing to keep their customers safe as the number of positive Covid-19 cases begins to rise again in the county.

There is growing evidence across the country that where there are insufficient controls pubs, clubs and bars increase the risk of Covid-19 spreading in the community.

As well as the Drefach Cricket and Football Club, which was served a 14-day closure following a presentation evening which caused a cluster of positive cases, licensing officers have also served closure notices on Pembrey and Burry Port Bowls Club for 14 days, the Infinity Bar in Carmarthen for seven days, and 48-hour closure notices on The Railway Hotel in Ammanford, the Ammanford and District Miners Welfare Club, and