Lauren mixes with the stars to stand up to cancer

Western Telegraph: ON STAGE: The Stand Up To Cancer Children's Choir performed Brave with Nicola Scherzinger.

6:07am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PEMBROKE Dock teenager joined young cancer survivors from across the UK on Friday night to perform in a special choir.

Disability hate crime put in the spotlight at Greenhill School

Western Telegraph: Thought challenges: Greenhill School pupils react to the powerful performance of Real Human Being, which highlights disability issues.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography.
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8:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

The controversial issue of disability hate crime has been put in the spotlight for pupils in a Pembrokeshire school through theatre workshops and discussions.

Fiancé's painting of much-loved Debbie Best watches over cash donated in her memory

Western Telegraph: FROM DEBBIE WITH LOVE: Receiving the £1,057 which was raised for Cancer Research UK at Debbie Best's memorial evening is the charity's local committee treasurer, Melfa Smith.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography.
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5:34pm Monday 20th October 2014

A painting of a family’s ‘angel girl’ who died at the tragically early age of 43 has taken centre stage at a presentation to Cancer Research UK.

Pembrokeshire loan company agent lent herself £6,000 by inventing clients

Western Telegraph:

5:37pm Monday 20th October 2014

An agent for a loan company lent herself more than £6,000 using false names and addresses, a judge heard today (Monday).

"Where's our money?" say equal pay claimants

Western Telegraph: Pembrokeshire County Council chief executive will not stand aside during police investigation

4:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

In the wake of Bryn Parry Jones' six figure pay off, it has been revealed that around 100 council workers have been waiting for pay outs under equal pay legislation for nearly two years.

Students show-mae how it's done

Western Telegraph: SHWMAE: Youngsters from Meads School with nursery teacher Mrs Kate Smart (left), nursery learning support assistant Mrs Naomi Walker and Ryan Hackett from the sports centre.
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3:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

TO CELEBRATE Shwmae Day last Wednesday, part-time pupils in the nursery class at the Meads School, Milford Haven, had their drawings put on display at the town’s sports centre.

Withybush protesters mourn the end of 24 paediatric cover

Western Telegraph: SAD DAY: Around 50 people gathered outside Withybush Hospital on Saturday to protest the end of 24 hour paediatric care. (11671798)

12:42pm Monday 20th October 2014

Around 50 people gathered outside Withybush Hospital on Saturday to protest at the end of 24-hour paediatric care at the hospital.

Drinking on streets banned in Tenby town centre

Western Telegraph: BANNED: Drinking will be banned on some Tenby streets.  (11669488)

12:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE centre of Tenby will become the county’s first ‘controlled drinking zone’ following the approval of a proposed new by-law.

Exceptional physics teacher honoured

Western Telegraph: OUTSTANDING TEACHER: Ysgol Bro Gwaun's Robert Woodman received his award from Dr Frances Saunders, at the Institute of Physics Teacher Awards last week. (11658985)

11:43am Monday 20th October 2014

Ysgol Bro Gwaun physics teacher Robert Woodman has been recognised as a "tireless innovator" and the best in Wales in the annual Institute of Physics (IOP) Teacher Awards.

Withybush training to follow spot checks

Western Telegraph: Withybush Hospital. PICTURE: SkyCam Wales.

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Staff at Withybush Hospital will undertake further training on recording patients’ medication, and nurses reminded of professional standards for medicine management, following unannounced spot checks on the hospital last summer.

Chance to win in fun foodie photo comp

Western Telegraph: WHERE'S THE FEAST?: Visitors to Fishguard and Goodwick can put their cullinary knowledge to the test with this fun foodie photo competition. (11654065)

10:40am Monday 20th October 2014

Families and foodies are in with a chance of winning over half term with Fishguard Autumn Festival's Where's the Feast competition.

Fashion-filled fundraiser raises cash for cancer

Western Telegraph: FANTASTIC FUNDRAISING: Emma Griffiths, Cai Morgans, Miranda and  Owain Peakman present Sue Reece from Macmillan (centre) with a cheque for £3,633. (11652798)

9:36am Monday 20th October 2014

A Letterston hairdresser has raised a fantastic £4,133 for local cancer services, following a fashion-filled fundraiser at Wolfscastle Country Hotel.

Woofs and wellies on sponsored walkies

Western Telegraph: PAWS FOR A CAUSE: The SPPOT fundraisers pose for a picture after completing the Marine Walk in Goodwick.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

11:30am Monday 20th October 2014

DOGS and owners from across Pembrokeshire united on Saturday (October 18) for a day of sponsored walkies.

Chelbie is building a great future in industry

Western Telegraph: EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES: Chelbie Jones is carving her own path in carpentry. (11308405)

3:38pm Sunday 19th October 2014

CARPENTRY apprentice Chelbie Jones, from Pembroke, is chipping away at the stereotype that only men can build a career in construction.

Brave Dave's sea swim nets £1,500

Western Telegraph: SWIM SUCCESS: Dave Astins completed the swim in 1hr 24 mins. PICTURE: Drew Buckley Photography (11562210)

10:35am Sunday 19th October 2014

A DARING local volunteer has raised more than £1,500 to help care for Pembrokeshire’s wildlife by completing a treacherous sea swim.

School's exhibition is real draw

Western Telegraph: GROUP SHOT: Students with Debbie Mills from Tesco, Headteacher Rod Francis, Head of Art Elizabeth Devonald, Art Technician Katie George, Cllr Eric Harries, and Cllr Sue Perkins, Cabinet Member for Education and Safeguarding. (11558906)

9:42am Saturday 18th October 2014

AN IMPRESSIVE variety of art and photography has been on display at Milford Haven Town Hall this week, thanks to pupils from Milford Haven School.

Did your county councillor vote for '£330,000 pay-off' for Bryn Parry-Jones?

Western Telegraph:

10:11am Friday 17th October 2014

Yesterday, 29 county councillors voted to agree a settlement of around £330,000 for chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones. Was your councillor one of them?

School minibus stopped on main road with smoke billowing from engine

Western Telegraph:

4:54pm Friday 17th October 2014

What is understood to be a school minibus stopped with smoke billowing out of its engine this afternoon (Friday).

Lauren Stands up to Cancer tonight

Western Telegraph:

4:27pm Friday 17th October 2014

She’s beaten cancer, been Race for Life ambassador, joined stars to raise funds and more - all before turning 18 - and her next big event will see her join thousands who will Stand Up to Cancer today (Friday).

Judge: 'Train from Milford Haven to Swansea is punishment enough for criminal damage man'

Western Telegraph:

4:38pm Friday 17th October 2014

A Milford Haven man has received a conditional discharge after a judge decided that sitting on a train from the town at nine in the morning was probably punishment enough.

Health Hub plan for Pembroke Dock library

Western Telegraph: HEALTH HUB: Pembroke Dock Library is to become a health hub.  (11619665)

2:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

Work will be starting shortly on a new ‘Health Hub’ service for Pembroke Dock Library.

Steve Moore is new Hywel Dda Health Board chief executive

Western Telegraph:

2:16pm Friday 17th October 2014

Hywel Dda University Health Board has announced Steve Moore as its new Chief Executive.

Da iawn Calon Y Coridorau

Western Telegraph: ALL HEART: Ysgol Bro Gwaun’s Calon Y Coridorau radio team won the inaugural Pembrokeshire County Council Shwmae award last week. (11612942)

12:52pm Friday 17th October 2014

Winners of the inaugural Pembrokeshire County Council (PCC) Shwmae award, was the team behind Fishguard's school radio, Calon Y Coridorau (Heart of the Corridors).

Plan to create 'halfway house' between hospital and home

Western Telegraph: AMBITIOUS PLANS: The County Council wants to bring Hillside care home up to 21st century standards.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:39pm Friday 17th October 2014

PLANS are in the pipeline to refurbish a residential home for the elderly in Goodwick.

Pupils' good work is recognised

Western Telegraph: MERIT WINNERS: High achievers and hard workers were celebrated at Ysgol Bro Gwaun last week. (11611215)

12:15pm Friday 17th October 2014

High achievers and hard workers were celebrated at a recent presentation assembly at Fishguard's Ysgol Bro Gwaun.

Builder gives something back after surviving serious fall

Western Telegraph: GIVING BACK: Dylan Adams pledged to raise money for the Wales Air Ambulance after suffering a serious fall.  (11603254)

10:22am Friday 17th October 2014

A LOCAL building contractor has raised money for the Wales Air Ambulance after suffering a serious fall.

UPDATED: Pembrokeshire County Councillors vote for chief exec ‘pay-off’

Western Telegraph:

4:06pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Councillors have this evening agreed a pay off for under-fire Pembrokeshire County Council chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones. The decision was made in private by 29 votes for to 23 against.

Pembrokeshire stars in first episode of new property TV programme

Western Telegraph:

12:21pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE’s beautiful coastline stars in the first episode of a spectacular new TV property show tonight (Thursday).

£5m development nears completion 30 years after gas blast

Western Telegraph:

6:35pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A new £5million development in the heart of Saundersfoot is nearing completion - thirty years after part of the site was damaged by a massive gas explosion.

Hotel plan recommended for refusal

Western Telegraph: DERELICT: The site of the former Roch Gate MotelPICTURE: Western Telegraph

5:20pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PLANS which would revitalise an eyesore on the main road to St Davids are recommended for refusal by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park planning officers.

History man to talk on shadowy Jasper

Western Telegraph:

4:20pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A Welsh author and historian who has just written a book about Jasper Tudor, the Earl of Pembroke, is to give a local talk on the important historical figure this evening (Thursday).

Pembroke’s walls take another step in the 'Journey Through Time'

Western Telegraph: Some of the newly appointed Trustees of the Pembroke Town Walls Trust CIO.

2:39pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PLANS to refurbish the medieval walls of Pembroke have taken a step closer.

Fair Trade walkers find a Way into Pembrokeshire

Western Telegraph:

3:38pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Fair Trade supporters from across south Wales have come together for the inaugural walk of a new extension of the South Wales Fair Trade Way into Pembrokeshire today (Thursday).

Pembrokeshire County Councillors to discuss potential pay-off for under-fire chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones

Western Telegraph:

9:50am Thursday 16th October 2014

Pembrokeshire County Councillors are expected to go into a private session this afternoon to discuss a potential pay-off for the chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones.

Diamond couple unveil life-saving gift

Western Telegraph: DIAMOND COUPLE: Aneurin and Phoebe Lewis unveil Newport's public access defibrillator.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (11571030)

12:16pm Thursday 16th October 2014

NEWPORT now has a public access defibrillator thanks to the generosity of a diamond couple.

Indian restaurant fined £9,000 for food hygiene offences

Western Telegraph:

6:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

The owner of a Narberth restaurant, The Megna Indian Cuisine Ltd, has been fined a total of £9,000 by Haverfordwest Magistrates after admitting to five food hygiene offences.

Top chefs cook up funds for charity

6:06pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THREE of Wales’ most esteemed chefs will be cooking up a storm at The Grove in Narberth tomorrow (Thursday) to raise vital funds for Ty Hafan.

Charity fundraisers in the Himalayas ‘safe and well’

Western Telegraph:

3:19pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE intrepid adventurers taking on a Himalayan trek in aid of the Paul Sartori Foundation are all safe and well as the area is hit by unusually high levels of snow - claiming the lives of 12 people.

24hr children's services to end at Withybush Hospital on Monday

Western Telegraph:

9:29am Wednesday 15th October 2014

SICK children needing hospital treatment overnight will have to travel to Carmarthen from Monday.

Busy start for new learning centre

Western Telegraph: WHEELY GOOD FUN: Pupils enjoy their Bikeability session.

3:26pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

STAFF and pupils at Ysgol Bro Gwaun’s new learning resource centre have enjoyed a busy first half term.

No police action to be taken over Pembrokeshire County Council chief exec's pension payments

Western Telegraph:

12:29pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THERE will be no police action over claims made in relation to the way controversial pension payments Pembrokeshire County Council chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones were arranged.

Friends rally around to 'Get Nathan Home'

Western Telegraph: APPETITE FOR LIFE: Nathan is well-known among his friends for loving his food.

7:36pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A FUNDRAISING campaign has been launched to help bring a sick Pembrokeshire man home from Thailand.

X Factor finalist Jay James Picton: 'The love of Pembrokeshire and my family spur me on'

Western Telegraph:

5:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Pembrokeshire’s first-ever X Factor finalist Jay James Picton has been talking of how pride in his home county and his love for his family are keeping him grounded, as the massive show goes into its live stages.

National Park consults on future priorities

Western Telegraph:

1:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Members of the public are being encouraged to attend a number of community consultation events to discuss the future priorities of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.

Book takes closer look at local life

Western Telegraph: The book's cover. (11332930)

11:55am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A NEW book and DVD trace the history of Pembroke and Monkton through the individual stories of local people.

Police confirm investigation into allegation of assault during Hakin United v Merlins Bridge football match

Western Telegraph:

10:46am Tuesday 14th October 2014

POLICE have confirmed they are investigating an incident during a Pembrokeshire football match on Saturday that left a player with severe facial injuries.

Home successes in brass band contest

Western Telegraph: WINNING WAYS: Goodwick Youth get set for their winning performance in the West Wales Brass Band Festival.

9:57am Tuesday 14th October 2014

GOODWICK Brass Band soared back to winning ways at the West Wales Festival Contest held at Fishguard on October 4.

Trust holds 'fintastic' fundraiser in Letterston

Western Telegraph: THE 'PLAICE' TO BE:The Pembrokeshire Branch of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust at Something's Cooking.

9:06am Tuesday 14th October 2014

THERE was a full house for the recent Cystic Fibrosis fish and chip supper at Something’s Cooking, Letterston.

Referee halts top clash early after 'punch attack' leaves player needing facial surgery

Western Telegraph:

12:27pm Monday 13th October 2014

AN incident that left a local footballer requiring surgery to correct a horrific facial injury saw the highly anticipated clash between two of Pembrokeshire’s top teams prematurely brought to a halt on Saturday.

Labour group member Alison Lee joins Pembrokeshire County Council cabinet

Western Telegraph:

10:56am Monday 13th October 2014

Pembrokeshire County Council Leader, Councillor Jamie Adams, has announced a new member of the authority’s cabinet.




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