Schools plans under the spotlight

10:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Plans for Tenby’s £8.37m primary school re-development will come under the spotlight in the town this evening (Wednesday) at a public meeting called by local MP Simon Hart.

Councillors due to visit controversial roundhouse

Western Telegraph:

9:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Planning committee members are today due to visit a self-built eco home, which faces being torn down if retrospective permission is not approved.

EXCLUSIVE: New police investigation rocks Pembrokeshire County Hall

Western Telegraph:

8:03pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YET another police investigation is set to rock Pembrokeshire County Hall, the Western Telegraph can exclusively reveal.

Sporting stars return to city to help launch lifeboat station appeal

Western Telegraph: LIFE SAVER: The £2.7 million RNLB Norah Wortley will be housed in the new lifeboat station.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (8442823)

5:45pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LEGENDS of Welsh rugby and football joined forces to help raise money for St Davids’ new lifeboat station on Monday afternoon.

Police appeal for video footage of fatal motocross incident as tributes are paid to Dan Roch

Western Telegraph:

3:39pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Dyfed-Powys Police officers investigating the incident which tragically killed a teenage quad biker on Sunday have made an appeal for more information.

Professional burglar brothers who targeted west Wales homes at Christmas are jailed

Western Telegraph:

12:19pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Two professional burglars who broke into houses across west Wales have been jailed.

UPDATED: Pembrokeshire quad bike rider Daniel Roch, 19, killed during motocross event

Western Telegraph:

11:24am Monday 21st July 2014

A quad bike rider from Pembrokeshire has died tragically in a motorcross event.

600 take part in huge military parade

Western Telegraph: PRIDE OF WALES: The Welsh Guards at Pembroke Dock.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (8435922)

8:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE Welsh Guards led one of the biggest military parades Pembroke Dock has ever seen on Saturday (July 19).

Supermarket pledges year of support

6:46pm Monday 21st July 2014

A YEAR'S worth of fundraising and awareness support is being given to a south Pembrokeshire-based charity by the Tenby branch of Sainsbury’s.

Tourists welcome, but cars banned for summer

Western Telegraph: Cafe culture: Tenby's summer pedestrianisation scheme gives a boost to al fresco dining and strolling.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography
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3:24pm Monday 21st July 2014

TENBY’S walled town will be traffic-free again this summer.

Sisters' Double Diamond joy

Western Telegraph: STILL SO CLOSE AFTER SIXTY HAPPY YEARS: Sheila and Tony Brewis (left) and Shirley and Peter Billing have celebrated a double diamond anniversary. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (8431650)

2:17pm Monday 21st July 2014

IN 1954, sisters Sheila and Shirley Offord married their sweethearts Tony Brewis and Peter Billing at a double wedding in London.

Crabb speaks of "whirlwind" first week

2:03pm Monday 21st July 2014

New Welsh Secretary, Stephen Crabb, has spoken of the “whirlwind” of his first few days in office.

Cannabis plants uncovered in Mount drugs raid

Western Telegraph:

12:18pm Monday 21st July 2014

Cannabis plants have been discovered inside a property on Milford Haven’s Mount Estate, following a drugs raid yesterday (Sunday) evening.

Fantastic turnout for Town Carnival

Western Telegraph: BEAUTIFUL BUTTERFLIES SHOW OFF THEIR WINGS: These colourful women brightened the parade. PICTURE: Penzz Photography  (8415587)

11:37am Monday 21st July 2014

HUNDREDS of people flocked to our county town on Saturday to enjoy the biggest and best Haverfordwest Walking Carnival yet!

Lifeboats launched to craft in trouble

Western Telegraph:

11:53am Monday 21st July 2014

Two Pembrokeshire lifeboats were launched yesterday (Sunday) to the aid of craft taking on water and lost in fog.

Start of summer brings resort rescues

Western Telegraph:

11:18am Monday 21st July 2014

Tenby’s coastguards were called out twice yesterday (Sunday), as the sunny weather and the start of the school summer holidays brought crowds to the resort.

Consultation over controversial service move ends Friday

Western Telegraph:

11:10am Monday 21st July 2014

People in Milford Haven are being asked for their views on plans to move the county council’s Customer Service Centre from the Town Hall to the library, in a consultation which ends this week.

Last chance to have your say on post office move

Western Telegraph:

10:30am Monday 21st July 2014

Residents in north Pembrokeshire who want a say on the location of Post Office services in Tegryn have until tomorrow to make their opinions known.

Sports stars to launch £150,000 RNLI appeal

Western Telegraph:

9:42am Monday 21st July 2014

International footballer Ian Walsh and international Welsh rugby player Gerald Davies will be in St Davids today to launch a £150,000 appeal for the city’s new lifeboat station.

Bellerby's sensational six secures the cup for Neyland

Western Telegraph:

9:31pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Neyland retained the DR Morris Cup in a remarkable game with Haverfordwest at Oatfield Park, Burton, this afternoon.

Tasker Milward students showcase artistic talent

Western Telegraph: TASKERS ART: Year 12 A - Level pupils Megan Clarke, Daniel Rudd, Shane Wainwright  and Jordan Chapman with art teacher Shana Edwards.
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5:16pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THE annual exhibition of GCSE and A level students at Tasker Milward School was held in-house for the first time recently but as always showcased an impressive range of work by talented young artists.

Choir conductor returns to his roots

Western Telegraph:

11:20am Sunday 20th July 2014

A former Pembroke Dock boy is today bringing his choir back to the village where his mother was born in 1910.

Friends leap into dance school venture

Western Telegraph:

10:20am Sunday 20th July 2014

Stepping out on a new Irish dancing venture together are Katie Harries and Kira Hardy.

MPs unite to do battle against Cresselly club

Western Telegraph: BENEFITS: There is a benefits street in every constituency, said MP Simon Hart.  (3527082)

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Labour, Conservative and Plaid Cymru MPs are joining forces against a common enemy today-Cresselly Cricket Club.

Pembrokeshire dialect explored in new book

Western Telegraph: KEEPING THE LANGUAGE ALIVE: School children from Ysgol Llanychllwydog and Ysgol Casmael were involved in the Pembrokeshire Dialect project.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (8365530)

5:17pm Saturday 19th July 2014

CROWDS gathered in Ffwrn in Fishguard on Friday to witness the launch of a new book which aims to raise our understanding of the local dialect.

Milford set to bustle as market returns

Western Telegraph:

12:50pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Milford Haven’s Market Square will once again be bustling with traders today (Saturday), when a new street market opens.

Witness' quick thinking saved teen girl from sexual exploitation

12:33pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A sharp eyed car passenger helped to bring to justice a 41 year old man sexually exploiting a girl of 13, a judge heard on Friday.

It's carnival time in Haverfordwest

Western Telegraph:

12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Get your costume ready! The Haverfordwest Walking Carnival sets off from Old Bridge Square this afternoon (Saturday).

WI baton comes to county

11:10am Saturday 19th July 2014

A special baton, designed to commemorate the centenary of the Women's Institute (WI) next year, comes to Pembrokeshire today (Saturday).

Tony hopes to make history at Pendine

Western Telegraph: GOING FOR GLORY: Tony Brown and his Marcos Spirit 220 prototype.   PICTURE: Western Telegraph. (8217947)

10:14am Saturday 19th July 2014

A PEMBROKE Dock mechanic has set his sights on breaking a land speed record set at Pendine sands nearly 90 years ago in a car he is building from scratch.

Intrepid gang set off on death-defying drive

Western Telegraph:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Four intrepid friends from Haverfordwest are today setting off on a five-week, death-defying rally to Mongolia to raise funds for environmental charity Cool Earth and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

Folly Farm lions settle into life in Pembrokeshire

Western Telegraph: LION KEEPERS: Folly Farm's zoo manager Tim Morphew is pictured with Rosie Badger and Shelly Hailston outside the Lion Research Centre. (8386845)

6:07pm Friday 18th July 2014

FOLLY Farm’s new pride of African lions are settling in well after moving down from Longleat Safari Park last week.

Hundreds expected for Pembroke Dock parade

5:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

Pembroke Dock is gearing up for one of the biggest military parades the town has ever seen.

Hakin woman jailed for eight years for unprovoked knife attack

Western Telegraph:

4:56pm Friday 18th July 2014

A “dangerous” young Hakin woman has been jailed for eight years today (Friday) for stabbing a man five times.

Free day of family fun at top county attraction

Western Telegraph:

4:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

Scolton Manor is hosting a free family open day tomorrow, Saturday, July 19, from 10am to 5pm.

Tenby and Tony reunited on One Show

4:51pm Friday 18th July 2014

Tenby will feature on BBC 1 this evening (Friday) when DJ Tony Blackburn will take a trip down memory lane to his childhood holidays.

Six rescued from Freshwater rip

Western Telegraph:

4:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

RNLI lifeguards rescued two bodyboarders, and assisted another four people back to shore, after they were caught in a flash rip current off Freshwater West yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.

Youngsters to get hands-on with history

3:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

A national club is starting in north Pembrokeshire tomorrow (Saturday), aimed at teaching youngsters history through fun hands-on activities.

Re-vamped Post Office to re-open

Western Telegraph:

12:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

Goodwick's new-look Post Office is due to open this afternoon after a complete make over.

Rape accused due in court

12:32pm Friday 18th July 2014

A St Nicholas man accused of twice raping a woman is due to appear at Swansea crown court today (Friday).

Last chance to vote for Sarah in diversity awards

Western Telegraph:

11:49am Friday 18th July 2014

A Cardigan woman is hoping that as many Western Telegraph readers as possible will vote for her in the National Diversity Awards, as voting closes today.

Inquest into death of teenager while under the care of Pembrokeshire County Council is moved out of the county

Western Telegraph:

10:59am Friday 18th July 2014

THE inquest into the death of a 14-year-old girl who died while in the care of Pembrokeshire County Council in 2012 will no longer be held in the county, after Her Majesty’s coroner ‘relinquished jurisdiction’.

Pembrokeshire County Council leader apologises over ex-youth worker sex offences scandal 'but no need for independent investigation'

Western Telegraph:

6:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A CALL for an independent investigation into why Pembrokeshire County Council failed to take suitable action following reports of a youth worker’s ‘inappropriate behaviour’ was talked down at full council today.

'Triage and Treat' summer service for Tenby and Saundersfoot

Western Telegraph:

5:02pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A new Triage and Treat service to help cope with Tenby and Saundersfoot’s influx of summer visitors has been launched in the resorts.

Manorbier chef guilty of sexually assaulting soldier

Western Telegraph:

2:35pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A chef from Manorbier has been convicted of sexually assaulting a serving soldier he “rescued” from the pouring rain.

Pembrokeshire County Council chief executive will not have to pay back 'unlawful' pension cash

Western Telegraph:

1:25pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Pembrokeshire County Councillors have voted to take no further action to reclaim money paid to chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones under a pension arrangement declared unlawful by the Wales Audit Office.

Controversial school closures to be debated

11:12am Thursday 17th July 2014

The controversial decision to close Hakin Community and Hubberston VC Schools will be debated again today (Thursday).

Council to discuss schools shake up

10:31am Thursday 17th July 2014

A shake up of primary education among the Pembroke family of schools could result in the closure of the popular Angle, Stackpole and Orielton schools.

Plans for £80m biomass plant at for MOD site at Trecwn go in

10:14am Thursday 17th July 2014

AN application seeking full planning permission to build an £80 million biomass plant in Trecwn has been submitted to Pembrokeshire County Council.

Pembrokeshire mum prepares legal fight over teenage son's tragic death

Western Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE mother of a 14-year-old boy who was found hanged at Pembroke School is pursuing legal action against Pembrokeshire County Council.




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