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  • Sycamore seed death warning for horse owners

    A horsewoman from Hundleton is warning of the dangers of sycamore seeds after one of her ponies died suddenly after eating them this week. read more

  • Audit Office situation not a ‘shambles or embarrassing’, says council leader Western Telegraph: Pembrokeshire County Council leader Jamie Adams defends controversial pension payments

    THE leader of Pembrokeshire County Council has denied the situation the authority finds itself in with the Wales Audit Office and unlawful payments is a ‘shambles or embarrassing’. read more

  • SWALEC Rugby Results - Saturday, October 25

    Championship read more

  • Manderwood Pembrokeshire AFL Results 25 October 2014

    Saturday, October 25 read more

  • Libretto inspired by true war tale

    ART will imitate life when a World War 1 opera, inspired by the true stories of local soldiers, is performed. read more

  • New extraordinary meeting over potential pay-off for council chief exec Bryn Parry-Jones

    Pembrokeshire County Councillors will once again debate a hugely controversial proposed pay-off for the chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones following the unprecedented intervention of the Wales Audit Office. read more


    Mr. Allan F. J. Thomas Johnston Moira and Gareth would like to thank family and friends for the messages of sympathy, flowers and support at this sad time. Thanks also to Reverend Martin Evans for the lovely service and Andrew Rees of F.G. Rees and Sons for his support and compassion in arranging the funeral. read more

  • K JOHN

    Mrs. Karolyn Mary John Milford Haven The death occurred peacefully at Withybush Hospital, Haverfordwest on Tuesday 21st October 2014 of Mrs. Karolyn Mary John nee Prior, aged 73 years, of Westhill Avenue, Milford Haven. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday 29th October 2014 at 10.45am at Christchurch (Priory Road Methodist Church), Milford Haven followed by committal at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, P O Box 47432, London, N21 1XP. All enquiries to Tom Newing & Sons Ltd, Hamilton Court Funeral Home, Dartmouth Street, Milford Haven. Tel: 01646 693180. read more


    Mr. Allan F. J. Thomas Gwyneth would like to say a very big thank you to family and friends for their loving support on the passing of her dearly loved Son Allan. Also for the lovely flowers and cards received. read more

  • W JOHN

    Mr William Idris John Hayscastle Bronwen, Terence, Carolyn and family wish to express their sincere thanks to relatives, neighbours and friends for all the cards, flowers and support that they have given following the sad loss of Idris John. The family wish to convey special thanks to Dr Davies and the nurses at Winch Lane, and also to all of the wonderful staff at Highgrove care home who looked after Idris very well during his final year. Their genuine kindness towards Idris and all the family has been a great comfort during a very difficult period. Also, sincere thanks are given to Paul Jenkins and Sons for carrying out the funeral arrangements in a caring and professional way. read more


    Mr. Kenneth Bryan Morgan ("Morgan The Moon") of Crundale, Haverfordwest and formerly of Tufton Suddenly at his home on Thursday October 23rd and aged 73 years, Bryan of Crundale, Haverfordwest and formerly of Dyffryn Farm, Tufton. Much loved, he will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends. Funeral Monday November 3rd service 1.45 pm at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired will be forwarded to The Cardiac and Diabetes Units at Withybush Hospital, Haverfordwest. Please make donations payable to 'P A Hughes' and send to: c/o, 37 Dew Street, Haverfordwest, Pembs, SA61 1ST. Enquiries to Roy Folland & Son Funeral Directors (01437) 763821 read more


    Mr. Terence Ernest "Terry" Richards Milford Haven Mrs. Peggy Richards would like to express her sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kindness received during the recent loss of her dear husband Terry. Special thanks to the Brethren of St. David's Lodge who acted as bearers, Father Harri Williams for conducting the funeral service and Tom Newing & Sons Ltd., for carrying out the funeral arrangements. read more


    Malcolm Aneurin Bevan Tenby Malcolm Aneurin Bevan died at Withybush Hospital on October 19th 2014 after a short acute illness. He was 84 years old, and is survived by his wife Marjorie and his sons Adrian and Howard. A thanksgiving for Malcolm's life will be held at the Crematorium, Parc Gwyn, Narberth on Friday October 31st at 2.30pm, followed by light refreshments at St.Bride's Hotel, Saundersfoot. Family flowers only, but donations to "The National Asthma Campaign" will be warmly received in memory of Malcolm's late son Martin and may be sent to Funeral Directors W & M J Rossiter & Sons Ltd, The Old Rectory, The Norton, Tenby, SA70 8AB. read more

  • E REES

    Elaine Rees Suddenly but peacefully on Wednesday Oct 22nd at her home in Haverfordwest. Loving Mother to Maggie, Sonja, Andy and his partner Lisa. Grandmother to Scott, Jordan, Jack, Joel, Jamie-lee, Kaya, Iesha, Robbie, Joe, Zeb and Millie. Funeral at Narberth Crematorium Friday 31st Oct at 12.15pm. Elaine's wishes were no black clothes please. There are family flowers only. Donations, if desired, may be made payable to Green Acres Animal Rescue and sent c/o Ebbs Acres Farm, Talbenny, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA62 3XA Enquiries to Roy Folland & Son Funeral Directors (01437) 763821. read more

  • A BATT

    Mr. Alan David Batt Milford Haven The death occurred peacefully at South Pembrokeshire Hospital, Pembroke Dock on Friday 24th October 2014 of Mr. Alan David Batt, aged 87 years, of Upper Thornton, Milford Haven. Much loved husband of Ann, devoted father and father in law of Lindsay and Peter, and cherished grandfather of David, Elizabeth and Anna. The funeral will take place on Monday 3rd November 2014 at 2.00pm at Zion Free Church, Meryick Street, Pembroke Dock followed by interment at Milford Haven Cemetery. Family flowers only. All enquiries to Tom Newing & Sons Ltd., Milford Haven. Tel: 01646 693180. read more


    McDONALD Sylvia Peacefully at Withybush Hospital on Sunday 19th October 2014 Sylvia McDonald of Cartlett, Haverfordwest aged 81 years. Beloved mother of Denise, Aidan and Michael and much loved grandmother and great grandmother. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday 4th November 2014, 11:30am at St David and St Patrick Catholic Church, Haverfordwest followed by interment at City Road Cemetery. Flowers or donations in lieu, if desired, in aid of The Paul Sartori Foundation may be sent directly to The Paul Sartori Foundation, 31 Haven Road, Haverfordwest, SA61 1DU. Further enquiries to F. G. Rees & Sons, Haverfordwest. Tel: 01437 764418. read more


    Mr. John Stephen Julien, Cresselly The death occurred peacefully at West Wales Hospital, Carmarthen on Sunday 19th. October of Mr. John Julien, of Cresselly. He was 72. The funeral will take place on Friday 31st. October with a service at Jeffreyston Parish Church at 2.00.p.m. followed by interment in the Churchyard. There will be an opportunity to send flowers if desired as John loved flowers but if preferred, donations in lieu in memory of John for The Macmillan Nurses may be sent to John Roberts & Son, Funeral Directors, 51, Bush Street, Pembroke Dock, SA72 6AN, Tel. 01646 683115, who are carrying out the arrangements. read more


    Mrs. Irene Cynthia Scott, Lamphey The death occurred peacefully at Withybush Hospital on Saturday 25th. October of Mrs. Irene Scott, of Lamphey. She was 92. The funeral will take place on Monday 3rd. November with a service at Lamphey Parish Church at 2.00.p.m. followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only please but if desired, donations in lieu in memory of Irene for The British Heart Foundation and Lamphey Church may be sent to John Roberts & Son, Funeral Directors, 51, Bush Street, Pembroke Dock, SA72 6AN, Tel. 01646 683115, who are carrying out the arrangements. read more


    Mrs Leah Morgan Letterston Peacefully on Friday 24th October at Withybush Hospital, Leah (Ga) of Letterston. Beloved wife of the late Elfed, loving mother of Eric, Rex and the late Beryl, devoted grandmother and great grandmother and a dear sister. Funeral service on Tuesday 4th November at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth at 1pm. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired made payable to the Pembrokeshire Blind Society c/o Paul Jenkins & Sons Funeral Directors, Feidr Castell, Fishguard, SA65 9BB. Tel: 01348 873250. read more


    Mr David William Thomas Goodwick Suddenly but peacefully on Monday 27th October at Withybush Hospital, David William Thomas formerly of Bulawayo, Rhodesia, St Davids and Goodwick. Beloved husband of Joy, dearly loved father of Helen, Andrew and Michael, treasured grandfather and great grandfather, loving brother of Joy and the late Grace. Funeral service on Wednesday 5th November at St Peter's Church Goodwick at 1pm followed by Cremation at Parc Gwyn, Narberth at 2:30pm. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers made payable to 'Leukaemia Research' c/o Paul Jenkins & Sons Funeral Directors, Feidr Castell, Fishguard, SA65 9BB. Tel: 01348 873250. read more


    Andrew & Sian Phillips Happy Silver Wedding Anniversary on October 28th Love from Daniel, Lorna, Joshua & Emily And All The Family xxxxx read more


    IRIS HARRIES of Maesgwyn, Hayscastle, Haverfordwest would like to express her most sincere appreciation for the many gifts and cards received on the occasion of her 90th birthday. Special thanks to the kind ladies who assisted at the Community Centre and to Jenny and David Harries for providing such a lovely celebration cake. read more


    VIRGINIA (GINNY) GUTCH The family of the late Ginny Gutch would like to express their gratitude to everyone who gave donations in lieu of flowers, the amount of £290 has been forwarded to the R.N.L.I. Angle. The family would also like to thank the Doctors and Nurses at the Argyle Medical Centre, for their care of Ginny over the past years. Also to the Staff of Ward 4, Withybush Hospital for their care, patients and support for Ginny and all the family. read more


    Mrs Margaret Minchin Manorbier Newton Rosalie, Roger, Helen, Sheila and their families would like to thank everybody for their kind messages of sympathy and support at this very sad time. They would like to say a special thanks to Rev. Alex Grace for carrying out such a lovely service. Also to Neil Roberts for carrying out the funeral arrangements with such care and dignity. read more


    HARRIES Precious memories of a wonderful Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother MARGARET BRENDA HARRIES of Polltax Farm, Tufton who passed away suddenly on October 30th 2012 Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed, still very dear. Loved, remembered and by your side forever more "Rest In Peace" from Sheila, John, Jennifer, Catherine, Myrddin and Jeremy xxx read more


    Happy 18th Birthday To our beautiful Jessy May on 30th October Have a lovely day Love you millions and trillions Kirsty Paul Loui Alfie and Frankie x read more


    Jessy May James Happy 18th Birthday To our Princess Jessy J Lots of Love Nanny & Bampa House x read more


    This Solomon Daughter ABIGAIL (5 from the top - 3 from the bottom) is 30 on the 29th Many happy returns Love Mum & Dad read more


    Happy 18th Birthday on 3rd November 2014 To our lovely Granddaughter HANNAH THOMAS Also well done on passing your driving test. Love you lots from Nannie & Gaggie xxx read more


    Eirian Mair Kelly passed away 30th October 2013 In loving memory of a much loved wife and mother. Though your smile has gone forever And your hand we cannot touch Still we have so many memories Of the one we love so much. Your memory is our keepsake With which we'll never part God has you in his keeping We have you in our hearts. Love you always Jim, Michaela, Christine, Chris and Lee. read more


    In loving memory of Graham Jenkins who passed away on 29.10.12. Time has passed by but the heartache still stays. Always loved and in our thoughts, Mum, Dad, Garry, Tina, Penny and family. read more


    Muriel Hancock Died 27.10.2000 Always in our prayers along with Eddie From Dorothy, Sandra, Maria and families. read more

  • Council house rent rise consultation ends tomorrow

    A consultation into a Welsh Government-ordered scheme which is likely to see council house rents rise across Pembrokeshire ends tomorrow (Friday). read more

  • Pop into Point for a pop up pizza

    Fishguard’s young person’s charity Point is hosting a pop up cafe today (Thursday October 30th) as part of Fishguard’s Autumn Festival. read more

  • Councillor gets the ball rolling for Christmas Together Western Telegraph: Cllr Guy Woodham

    Milford Haven councillor, Guy Woodham, will be hosting an informal meeting at the Pill Social Centre, at 6.30pm this evening (Thursday) to get the ball rolling for this year’s Christmas Together event. read more

  • Range strike to highlight "life threatening" cuts

    Workers at Castlemartin Range will walk out for 24 hours on Monday (November 3) to protest at staff cuts which unions warn could put public lives at risk. read more

  • Ladies donate defibrillator to Newport First Responders

    ROCESI’R Fro in the Gwaun Valley is a committee of ladies that meets monthly to enjoy different activities together, but more important are their fundraising activities. read more

  • Plaid Cymru call for council leader to step down Western Telegraph:

    PLAID Cymru at County Hall calls for council leader to step down in light of recent Wales Audit Office reports. read more

  • Cenarth celebrates poet's centenary

    THE community of Cenarth celebrated the centenary of ‘Reluctant Redhead’ poet Eluned Phillips on Monday, October 27. read more

  • UPDATED: Confusion surrounds £330,000 chief exec pay-off deal declared unlawful by Wales Audit Office Western Telegraph:

    CONFUSION surrounds the status of a settlement agreement for chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones declared unlawful by the Wales Audit Office as the council denies there is any problem. read more

  • Broad Haven-inspired thriller to be published

    A HISTORICAL thriller written in Broad Haven is set to be published next Halloween. read more

  • New images discovered of oil tanks bombing in 1940 that sparked biggest blaze since Great Fire of London

    ARCHIVE photographs recording damage done by the Luftwaffe bombing of oil tanks near Pembroke Dock during World War 2, which led to the death of five firemen, have recently been uncovered. read more

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