Deadline draws near for kids' art comp

Western Telegraph:

2:40pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Budding young artists have until tomorrow (Sunday) to enter Milford Haven Museum's drawing competition with the theme 'under the sea'.

German cruise liner comes into port

Western Telegraph:

12:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Some 480 passengers will arrive on an ocean cruise liner calling at Pembroke Dock for the first time today (Saturday).

Propeller from crashed wartime bomber to go on show

Western Telegraph: TAKING OFF: The propeller gets airborne at the Sunderland Trust Workshop. Pictured are (left to right): Malcolm Cullen, Richard Neale, Harriet Bishop (Coastlands Local History Group Secretary) with Edward Bishop, William James of Valero and Lee Farquhar o

11:44am Saturday 30th August 2014

A PROPELLER from a wartime bomber which crashed 72 years ago is to go on display at Dale - thanks to the Coastlands Local History Group and Valero Pembroke Refinery.

Healing day to honour three special people

Western Telegraph:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Three very special people are the focus of a fund raising Healing Day event to be held in Haverfordwest today (Saturday).

Pet event is cheap as (micro) chips

Western Telegraph:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Dog and cat owners in Haverfordwest are being encouraged to attend a microchipping event at their local branch of Pets at Home this weekend.

Former mayor of Narberth Colin Williams denies theft from football club

Western Telegraph:

4:51pm Friday 29th August 2014

A man who became the mayor of Narberth five times appeared in court this afternoon (Friday) accused of stealing money from the town’s football club.

Lack of financial standing led to bus company licence being revoked

Western Telegraph:

1:19pm Friday 29th August 2014

SUNDAY bus services will cease this weekend after the company providing the buses had its licence revoked following a public inquiry.

Sunday bus route to end after Operator's Licence withdrawn

Western Telegraph:

9:14am Friday 29th August 2014

The only commercial bus service operating in Pembrokeshire on a Sunday is to cease.

Surgeries recognised for investing in carers

Western Telegraph: BROZE AWARD: Pictured are Pennie Muir, Regional Project Support Officer for Investors in Carers, Julie Evans, Practice Manager, Dr Bethan Scourfield and Jean Susdorf, Advanced Paramedic Practioner.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

5:12pm Friday 29th August 2014

DOCTOR surgeries in Newport and Crymych have been recognised for their commitment to helping carers.

Surgeries recognised for investing in carers

Western Telegraph: BROZE AWARD: Pictured are Pennie Muir, Regional Project Support Officer for Investors in Carers, Julie Evans, Practice Manager, Dr Bethan Scourfield and Jean Susdorf, Advanced Paramedic Practioner.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

5:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

DOCTOR surgeries in Newport and Crymych have been recognised for their commitment to helping carers.

Trio cycle for sepsis awareness

Western Telegraph: CYCLING FOR SEPSIS AWARENESS: Pictured just before they set off from Withybush Hospital are (right to left) Terence Canning, Darren Ware and Chris Hancock. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (9820035)

4:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

THREE cyclists are biking from Haverfordwest to Westminster in a bid to raise awareness of the life-threatening condition, sepsis.

Church to celebrate county town's history

Western Telegraph:

4:19pm Friday 29th August 2014

A week of events celebrating Haverfordwest’s history starts today, Friday, August 29.

Human rights coup for Pembrokeshire charity

Western Telegraph: PASSIONATE: Members of Pembrokeshire People First will present a piece of theatre to the British Institute of Human Rights, ahead of a free human rights workshop in Haverfordwest.  (9794999)

10:04am Friday 29th August 2014

Pembrokeshire People First (PPF), the local charity run by and for adults with learning disabilities, has pulled off a major coup for a second year running; hosting the British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) Human Rights Tour.

Doctor's dinner to raise cash for CF unit

Western Telegraph:

4:48pm Friday 29th August 2014

A doctor from Fishguard, on a mission to raise money for the All Wales Cystic Fibrosis Unit, is holding a charity gala dinner at the Wolfscastle Country Hotel this evening (Saturday, August 30).

Patricia proves she is top of the class

Western Telegraph: TOP LEARNER: Patricia (second right) is pictured receiving her Learner of the Year Award in this year's Employer Awards. Also pictured are (L-R): Ceri Davies, Head of Human Resources Pembrokeshire County Council; Ian Westley, Director of Transportatio

9:56am Friday 29th August 2014

THERE seems to be no quenching a Fishguard woman’s thirst for knowledge as she picks up her second learning award of the year.

Hitting the right notes at Fishguard Library

Western Telegraph: BOOKS AND BLUES: The Blues Duo - Tommy Allen and Johnny Hewitt entertain visitors to Fishguard Library.

9:39am Friday 29th August 2014

HUNDREDS of people got into the groove at Fishguard Library over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Teen airlifted after swallowing sea water

Western Telegraph:

10:56am Friday 29th August 2014

A teenage swimmer was pulled out of the water by his friends and airlifted to hospital, after getting into trouble off Penycwm beach yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.

St Dogmaels gets ready to stage village show

9:24am Friday 29th August 2014

ST DOGMAELS is preparing to hold its first village show next month, with something to keep the whole family entertained.

Pembroke man who downloaded child sex abuse images has prison sentence cut by appeal judges

Western Telegraph:

3:59pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A Pembroke man jailed for downloading indecent images of children and extreme porn has had his jail term slashed on appeal.

PICTURE GALLERY: Pembrokeshire County Show - Around the showground

Western Telegraph: More than 90,000 people attended the Pembrokeshire County Show this year with the 2014 show being hailed the best in a decade. 
Pictures: Photographer Lisa Soar and Western Telegraph reporters Jenny Hanson, Joanna Sayers, Ceri Coleman-Phillips and chief

10:52am Thursday 28th August 2014

OUR reporting team were out and about taking pictures of all the action at the Pembrokeshire County Show last week.

UPDATED: Meeting to debate no confidence motions is confirmed

Western Telegraph:

9:52am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN extraordinary meeting to debate motions of no confidence in the leader and chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council will now be held on September 19.

'Exemplary soldier' died after losing control of motorcycle, inquest told

Western Telegraph: SAD LOSS: Lance Corporal Jamie Fleming was killed in a motorcycle accident on Good Friday this year. PICTURE: Exeter Express and Echo

6:15pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN 'exemplary soldier' died when he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a lorry, an inquest has heard.

Fly-tip zone gets cleaned up

Western Telegraph: GETTING STUCK IN: Local residents, pictured at the start of the clean-up along with Ian Chalmers; Cllrs Simpson and Stoddart; Principal Environmental Health Officer Tom Hayes and Mari Williams from Keep Wales Tidy. (9745043)

5:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FLY-TIPPING hotspot on a Milford Haven housing estate has been blitzed in a clean-up operation led by the local community.

Silvery Light rescued by Tenby lifeboat

Western Telegraph:

2:24pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Tenby’s all weather lifeboat (ALB) launched last night (Wednesday) to the aid of a historic ship in difficulty.

Free night out with the lads

11:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

ROUND Table, the UK’s largest young man’s organisation, is offering the men of Haverfordwest a free night out with the lads.

Musician inspired by county visit

11:52am Thursday 28th August 2014

A TRIP to a local recording studio inspired a London-based jazz musician’s debut album.

Love your beach? Help keep it clean

11:26am Thursday 28th August 2014

SURFERS Against Sewage (SAS), The Crown Estate and World Animal Protection (WAP) are appealing for volunteers to lead community beach cleans as part of the Autumn Beach Clean Series this October, to protect UK beaches, waves and wildlife from the marine litter crisis haunting our coastlines.

£31,000 facelift for station facilities

Western Telegraph: BEFORE AND AFTER: Refurbishments at Haverfordwest Train Station have received positive reviews from travellers. PICTURES: Contributed (9644077)

12:47pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FACILITIES at Haverfordwest Train Station have been given a long-awaited facelift by Arriva Trains Wales (ATW).

PICTURE GALLERY: Dogs - Pembrokeshire County Show

Western Telegraph: Dog agility and dog show
Pembrokeshire County Show 2014
August 19-21
Pictures: Ceri Coleman-Phillips, Lisa Soar, Jenny Hanson, and Joanna Sayers

11:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

DOG lovers were in their element at the Pembrokeshire County Show last week with hundreds of cute canines and working dogs to see in action.

PICTURE GALLERY: Cattle section - Pembrokeshire County Show

Western Telegraph: Some of the winners and entries from the Pembrokeshire County Show 2014 cattle sections. 
Pictures by: photographer Lisa Soar and Western Telegraph reporters Joanna Sayers and Ceri Coleman-Phillips.

10:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

WITH some of the best livestock around at the Pembrokeshire County Show last week, our reporting team were out and about taking pictures of all the action.

Mum made cosh from sock and moisturiser cream after daughter was ripped off in cannabis deal

Western Telegraph:

5:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FURIOUS Pembroke mum fashioned a cosh out of a sock and a tub of moisturiser after her daughter was ripped off by a drug dealer, magistrates have been told.

Three children rescued off Newgale

Western Telegraph: A lifeboat crew and lifeguards rescued a young woman stranded on the rocks near Little Haven head on Monday afternoon (June 24).     PICTURE: RNLI. (7529670)

2:55pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THREE children were rescued by RNLI lifeguards from rough seas at Newgale beach on Tuesday (August 26).

Drunk teen threatened to eat police officer's babies

Western Telegraph:

1:11pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A drunk Pembroke teenager threatened to rape a police officer’s wife and “eat his babies”, Haverfordwest Magistrates Court heard on Tuesday.

German cruise liner heading to port

Western Telegraph: Visiting liner: Cruise vessel MS Delphin (9680234)

9:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SOME 480 passengers will arrive on an ocean cruise liner calling at Pembroke Dock for the first time this weekend.

After-dark screenings are a box office hit

Western Telegraph: AFTER DARK: Picton Castle was the setting for a screening of Mamma Mia!

2:27pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THREE of Pembrokeshire’s most historic locations proved excellent backdrops for the Torch Theatre’s recent outdoor cinema season.

Two taken to hospital after Old Hakin Road collision

Western Telegraph:

11:46am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Two people have been taken to hospital after a two-vehicle collision that closed the Old Hakin Road, Haverfordwest this morning (Tuesday).

Jumping jazz festival pulls in record crowds

Western Telegraph: CROWD PLEASERS: Mr Wilson's Second Liners wowed the crowd with their unique style in a jazz festival and carnival collaboration. PIC: Western Telegraph.  (9635601)

6:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

Fishguard was funking, Goodwick was grooving and Lower Town lost in music as the Aberjazz festival got the twin towns and beyond boogying for the bank holiday weekend.

Wizard summoned for learning project

Western Telegraph: SCHOOL'S OUT: The youngsters at the library.

5:34pm Monday 25th August 2014

A WELSH wizard was called in to cast his spell over a special learning project in Pembroke Dock this summer.

Fisherman stranded on slippery rocks

3:16pm Monday 25th August 2014

A fisherman stranded on rocks at Tenby was escorted to safety on Sunday evening.

Cross dedicated at County Show

Western Telegraph: WORLD WAR ONE REMEMBERED AT COUNTY SHOW: This cross was dedicated to Pembrokeshire's fallen servicemen. PICTURE: Contributed (9637704)

2:53pm Monday 25th August 2014

DURING the packed schedule of the 2014 Pembrokeshire County Show, time was made to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Record crowds flock to Camrose

Western Telegraph: SKILL AND PRECISION: Ploughing demonstrations went on throughout the day. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (9636589)

2:29pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE 29th Camrose Vintage Working Day offered a packed programme of events for visitors from across the county, and beyond.

Carnival capers in Fishguard

Western Telegraph: SPOTTED: Lorraine Morgan and friends from Dinas Cross and Fishguard put on a 101 dalmatians float. PIC:Western Telegraph. (9635577)

1:57pm Monday 25th August 2014

Fishguard's Lota Park was bustling with dancers, musicians, Transylvanians, Lego characters and soldiers on Saturday, as a tip top carnival came to town.

Beer and cider festival is best yet

Western Telegraph: GOOD SPIRITS: Elliot Cusack, Matthew Evans, Tom Sinton and David Sintonn raise a glass. PICTURE: Western Telegraph. (9631128)

1:57pm Monday 25th August 2014

THERE were no half measures at Haverfordwest Castle this weekend, as more than 2,000 thirsty punters stopped by to enjoy the town’s annual beer and cider festival.

All set for Dylan Thomas 100 celebrations

1:33pm Monday 25th August 2014

THEATR Gwaun is preparing to host The Dylan Thomas Film Festival as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the poet’s birth.

Ras Beca course record retained

12:39pm Monday 25th August 2014

ALMOST 100 competitors from far and wide took part in the 37th annual Ras Beca over the Preseli Hills on Saturday, August 23.

Soldier to hold charity ball ahead of marathon challenge

Western Telegraph: MARATHON MAN: Corporal Chris Gouldsmith will be attempting 10 marathons in just 11 days next month.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

11:59am Monday 25th August 2014

A CHARITY ball and auction will be held at Slebech Park on September 13 to raise funds for two soldier’s charities.

Artist's glass commission installed in Bro Preseli

Western Telegraph: GLASS ARTISTS: Linda Norris and Rachel Phillips.

11:19am Monday 25th August 2014

A UNIQUE piece of glass art has been installed in Crymych’s new extra care facility.

PENfro 2014 set to be sharper than ever

10:51am Monday 25th August 2014

AN annual book festival which celebrates the quality and diversity of writing in Wales takes place next month.

Suspected hoax call reported to police

Western Telegraph:

10:28am Monday 25th August 2014

Dyfed-Powys police are investigating a suspected emergency hoax call which happened yesterday (Sunday).

County in Welsh top three for recycling

Western Telegraph: COUNTY EXCELLS AT RECYCLING: Pictured at the Civic Amenity and Recycling Centre at Winsel, near Haverfordwest are Supervisor David Riby, Richard Brown, and Cllr Huw George. PICTURE: Contributed (9627020)

9:51am Monday 25th August 2014

RECYCLING rates in Pembrokeshire are among the best in Wales, new figures have shown.




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