Haverfordwest businessmen slapped with huge fine over risky pension advice

5:40pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TWO Haverfordwest financial advisers have been banned from working in the industry and fined more than £400,000 for pushing clients into unsuitable pension deals.

Sentencing of Haverfordwest teen caught with child sex images is delayed over photographs found on mobile phone

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The sentencing of a teenager from Haverfordwest for possessing child pornography has been postponed after what appeared to be more offending came to light, a judge was told today (Wednesday).

Land's End to John O'Groats - in a straight line

Western Telegraph: INTREPID ADVENTURER: Tori James training at Neyland Marine last Friday (April 18).  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (5584978)

1:47pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LAND’S End to John O’Groats has been done time and time again but never in a straight line – until now.

Great weather means glowing tourist figures

Western Telegraph: Ice-cream break: Saundersfoot in the sunshine on Easter Monday.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography (5563835)

9:14am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

VISITORS flocking to Pembrokeshire to enjoy a spot of sunshine over the Easter weekend have given a boost to the county’s tourist trade.

Couple fined for cockerel crowing: 'We thought it was a joke!'

Western Telegraph: DISAPPOINTMENT: Andrew Baker with one of his four remaining Pekin cockerels. PICTURE: Martin Cavaney.

8:54am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE owners of a small-holding near Haverfordwest have spoken out after being fined for allowing their cockerels and other fowl to break a noise abatement notice.

Woman in court over Milford Haven 'stabbing' charges

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A Hakin woman has been remanded in custody following an alleged stabbing in Milford Haven yesterday (Monday).

Londoners rescued after 'driving into sea'

3:13pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A GROUP of tourists proved that 'sat navs' are no substitute for local knowledge this Bank Holiday weekend, when they drove into the sea at Angle.

Woman guilty of causing suffering to horses avoids prison term

Western Telegraph: The horrific state of one of the horses owned by Lindsey Morgan

1:37pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A WOMAN found guilty of causing suffering to her animals – including one horse that was described as the thinnest ever seen by a RSPCA inspector – has avoid a jail sentence today (Tuesday).

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh announce full day of Pembrokeshire visits next week

Western Telegraph: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3120685

12:40pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

HER Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh are to visit Pembrokeshire next Tuesday (April 29).

Motorcyclist killed in Good Friday collision was Afghanistan veteran based at Brawdy

Western Telegraph: Pembrokeshire police patrols target 'boy racers who act like children'

10:57am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Police have today (Tuesday) named the motorcyclist who tragically lost his life in a collision on Good Friday on the A487 Felindre Farchog to Cardigan Road as 21-year-old Lance Corporal Jamie Stewart Fleming from Crediton in Devon.

Plans to move Fire Service control room will go ahead

Western Telegraph: BURNING ISSUE: Union members have expressed concern over plans to combine headquarters. PICTURE: Western Telegraph

7:46pm Monday 21st April 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to move the control room of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) from Carmarthen to Bridgend have been given the go-ahead.

'Hole new world' opens at historic golf course

Western Telegraph: TEE TIME: Former Ryder Cup star Philip Price tests out the driving range at Tenby Golf Club, watched by Edwina Hart and greens staff.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography

5:01pm Monday 21st April 2014

THREE exciting new facilities have been officially opened at Wales’ oldest golf course by former Ryder Cup star, Philip Price and Wales tourism minister, Edwina Hart

Pembrokeshire schools brass band is the best of British

Western Telegraph: CELEBRATING SUCCESS: The new British youth champions, Pembrokeshire Schools Brass Band

3:45pm Monday 21st April 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Schools Brass Band has won the right to blow its own trumpet after being crowned British champions.

Gaynor blows whistle on 41-year lifeguard career

Western Telegraph: WAVE GOODBYE: Popular lifeguard and swimming teacher Gaynor Almond is retiring as lifeguard at Milford Haven Leisure Centre. (5464473)

12:54pm Monday 21st April 2014

A ‘LEGEND’ in local swimming is stepping down from her lifeguard duties after more than four decades in the job.

Sam's the man with top five finish in World Irish Dancing Championship

Western Telegraph: World podium: Irish dancer Sam Davies

11:30am Monday 21st April 2014

Irish dancer Sam Davies is reeling from his latest success on the international stage.

Call for homecare stories to help 'shape future of service'

Western Telegraph: THE TIME IS NOW: Cllr Paul Miller launches Time to Care Pembrokeshire with Home Care workers in Pembroke Dock. (5538713)

9:13am Monday 21st April 2014

A NEW campaign is aiming to find out what local people think about the provision of adult home care in Pembrokeshire.

Senior Cup Final - how the action unfolded.

1:33pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Re-live our live coverage of the Senior Cup Final as Tenby took on Merlins Bridge at the Conygar Bridge Meadow Stadium

Late goals seal the Senior Cup for Tenby

Western Telegraph: CELEBRATION TIME: The Tenby squad celebrate on the Meadow after winning the Senior Cup.

5:29pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Tenby beat Merlins Bridge 2-0 to win their first ever Senior Cup.

Fast fibre broadband arrives in Haverfordwest

5:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

FAST fibre broadband is now available for the very first time in Haverfordwest, thanks to Superfast Cymru.

Motorcyclist dies after collision with lorry in north Pembrokeshire

8:19am Saturday 19th April 2014

Police have confirmed that a motorcyclist died in a collision with a lorry in north Pembrokeshire yesterday (Friday).

Pembrokeshire's Joe Allen and Liverpool FC on the verge of history

Western Telegraph: FEET ON THE GROUND: Joe Allen, pictured here in Liverpool's recent 6-3 win at Cardiff City, insists his side's approach will not change for their remaining four games. PICTURE: Huw Evans Picture Agency.

11:58am Friday 18th April 2014

Joe Allen speaks to Telegraph Sport as Liverpool close in on a first Premier League title.

Council leader's expense claims: no regulations broken, report says

Western Telegraph: EXPENSES: Cllr Jamie Adams  (5536463)

5:32pm Friday 18th April 2014

A REPORT into four years of expense claims paid to Pembrokeshire County Council leader Jamie Adams has concluded that no regulations have been broken.

Solva councillors left 'unimpressed and unconvinced' by leader's visit

Western Telegraph: Councillor Jamie Adams attended a meeting of Solva Community Council earlier this month to respond to concerns

1:04pm Friday 18th April 2014

SOLVA Community Council has been left ‘unimpressed’ and ‘unconvinced’ by how the leader of Pembrokeshire County Council has responded to their concerns.

Pembroke Dock's Star Wars link retold by new Heritage Centre

Western Telegraph: FLYING HIGH: Pembroke Dock mayor Cllr Jane Phillips with Sunderland Trust team members Eleanor Evans, Alex Davies, trustee Phil Thompson, Mark Pittman and John Evans.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney.


9:47am Friday 18th April 2014

THE story behind one of Pembroke Dock’s “best kept secrets” is being told as part of a 200-year timeline on display at the town’s new heritage centre.

Special Easter egg hunt for Folly Farm zoo keepers

Western Telegraph: Penguins Harry and Holly with their own special Easter egg.

5:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

This Easter the zoo keepers at a Pembrokeshire zoo will be embarking on a very special egg hunt in a bid to find out whether their penguins pairs have successfully produced any potential offspring.

Woman woke to find ex-partner standing in her bedroom with a knife

3:16pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A WOMAN woke in the early hours of the morning to find her former boyfriend standing in her bedroom with a knife, a court has been told.

Takeaway fined over hygiene offences

12:41pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The owner of a Pembrokeshire fast food outlet has been fined a total of £3,000 by Haverfordwest Magistrates after admitting to three food hygiene offences.

Military Cemetery is fully restored to former glory

Western Telegraph: OPEN AGAIN: Wales' only Military Cemetery in Pembroke Dock.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (4216978)

10:59am Thursday 17th April 2014

WALES’ only Military Cemetery in Pembroke Dock has been fully restored to its former glory in time for the centenary of the First World War.

Healthy eating on the cards at new 'vegetable PATCH' co-op

Western Telegraph: HEALTH CLUB: Stephen Crabb MP, Abbi Morrison (Rural Regeneration Unit), Clare Stowell (Port of Milford Haven), Mayor Cllr Yvonne Southwell, PATCH co-ordinator Tracy Olin, David Barker (PATCH). PICTURE: Western Telegraph. (5420468)

9:46am Thursday 17th April 2014

LOCAL people will now be able to buy fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices, at Pembrokeshire’s newest food co-operative.

Rallying cry goes out to petrol heads

Western Telegraph: CHILLING OUT: Participants take a break in the Alps during last year's challenge. (5489252)

9:25pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CALLING all Pembrokeshire petrol heads.

Haverfordwest businessman Malcolm Green 'would probably have survived if operation had not been delayed', inquest told

Western Telegraph: Malcolm Green, pictured after being presented with his MBE, with his wife Janet.

6:02pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE family of a well-known local businessman who died at Withybush Hospital following surgery for bowel cancer have pushed for a verdict of neglect at an inquest in to his death.

Murco Refinery task force meets for the first time

Western Telegraph: FOR SALE: The sale of Milford Haven refinery remains the goal, Murco has said.  (5480248)

4:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A TASK FORCE set up by the Welsh Government with the aim of helping to keep refining operations at the Murco Milford Haven Refinery has met for the first time.

COCK-A-DOODLE-DON'T! Cockerel crowing lands couple in court

3:41pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A couple running a small-holding near Haverfordwest have been fined for allowing their cockerels and other fowl to break a Noise Abatement Notice.

Malcolm and Mrs Jones all set for bypass opening

Western Telegraph: GEARING-UP: Malcolm Powell with his Morris 8. PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (5414031)

10:42am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CLASSIC car enthusiast and one lucky passenger are to be the first to drive across the new Llanddowror bypass which is being officially opened today (Wednesday, April 16).

Developer unveiled for prime Narberth school site

9:59am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Pembrokeshire County Council has selected Abbeymore Estates and builders Knox & Wells Limited as developers for the old primary school site in Moorfield Road, Narbeth.

Church warden 'lost position for speaking out'

Western Telegraph: Fears for the future of the brass plaques underneath St Julian's Church’s stained glass windows have been raised by a member of an old Tenby family. (5407817)

7:16am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CHURCH warden believes that speaking out against the controversial alterations to Tenby’s St Julian’s Church is the reason why she is not being re-appointed.

£68m St Clears to Red Roses upgrade to be officially opened

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A £68million scheme to improve the A477 between St Clears and Red Roses will be officially opened by Transport Minister Edwina Hart today (Wednesday).

Inquest into death of Haverfordwest businessman Malcolm Green told of delays to emergency surgery

Western Telegraph: Malcolm Green

7:21pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

AN INQUEST in to the death of well-known and well-liked local businessman Malcolm Green opened today at the Pembrokeshire Coroner’s Court in Milford Haven.

Woman's close encounter with mystery UFO

Western Telegraph: PICTURE: Elyse O'Neill

10:49am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A YOUNG woman from a small north Pembrokeshire village believes she had a close encounter early this morning (Tuesday).

Pembrokeshire County Council chief executive to receive £12,000 for European Elections role

Western Telegraph: Questions: Bryn Parry-Jones.

4:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE County Council chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones will be paid £12,000 as the regional returning officer for Wales in May’s European Parliament elections, the Western Telegraph can reveal.

Police hunt electrical cable burglars

2:17pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Police are appealing for information on a burglary that has taken place sometime between April 3 and April 10 at the old school in Pentlepoir.

Pembroke Dock mourns the death of wartime pilot

Western Telegraph: WAR HISTORIANS: Wing Commander Derek Martin with TV presenter Dan Snow at the Flying Boat Centre, Pembroke DockPICTURE: Martin Cavaney Photography

10:18am Tuesday 15th April 2014

PEMBROKE Dock has lost a special connection with its wartime history and a champion of its heritage, with the death of Wing Commander Derek Martin.

3 Amigos and Dollies enjoy another successful Easter egg run

Western Telegraph: ALL SMILES: 3. Chris Williams and Ian Coombs  as Hello Kitty.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney.   (5405967)

6:39am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE 3 Amigos and Dollies raised £643 at their annual Easter egg run on Sunday (April 13).

Horse owner found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering

Western Telegraph: "ONE OF THE THINNEST LIVE HORSES I HAVE SEEN": 27-year-old Paddy's condition was beyond treatment and he had to be put down. PICTURE: RSPCA (5402393)

5:07pm Monday 14th April 2014

AN RSPCA Inspector giving evidence in the trial of a Clarbeston Road woman accused of cruelty to horses said a stallion belonging to her was “one of the thinnest live horses” he had ever seen.

Hospice plan go-ahead after lottery grant

Western Telegraph: Thanks a (half) million! Skanda Vale hospice volunteers and patients celebrate the Lottery grant.

2:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

A £2m project to build an inpatient hospice serving Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion can now go ahead, thanks to a Lottery grant.

Tributes paid to Father Stephen of Caldey Island

Western Telegraph: Gentle brother: Father Stephen.
PICTURE: Ross Grieve Photography

12:57pm Monday 14th April 2014

Tributes have been paid this week to Father Stephen of Caldey Island, who first joined its monastic community over 65 years ago.

No suspicious circumstances over Haverfordwest town centre death

Western Telegraph: The area is cordoned off by police.

11:21am Monday 14th April 2014

Police investigating a sudden death in Haverfordwest town centre at the weekend have said they do not believe there to be any suspicious circumstances.

First airport appearance for posters promoting Pembrokeshire

Western Telegraph: CAMPAIGN LAUNCH: PCNPA chief executive Tegryn Jones, Visit Wales chief executive Manon Williams and Cardiff Airport head of marketing Paula Morris.

10:16am Monday 14th April 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Coast National Park Authority’s (PCNPA) award-winning retro posters are to go on display at Cardiff Airport for the first time.

Military heritage finds a new home

7:21pm Sunday 13th April 2014

ARTEFACTS from the fine military past of the former Llanion Barracks, Pembroke Dock, have now found a home at the town’s new heritage centre.

1,000 join latest fight to save Withybush Hospital services

Western Telegraph: PICTURE: Martin Cavaney Photography

1:10pm Sunday 13th April 2014

NEARLY 1,000 health protestors brought Haverfordwest to a standstill this morning.

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