A40 Fishguard Road, Haverfordwest partially blocked due to accident

Western Telegraph:

4:51pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THEA40 at Fishguard Road, Haverfordwest reported partially blocked due to an accident.

Crymych fire station holds successful open day

Western Telegraph: WARM WELCOME: Crymych firefighters welcomed the public to its annual open day on August 26.

10:26am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CRYMYCH fire station held a successful open day on Tuesday, August 26.

Howley to help remember former Crymych captain

Western Telegraph:

9:45am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WALES assistant coach Rob Howley will lead a training session at Crymych rugby club this evening (Tuesday) in memory of a former club captain.

Wheely big cheque for sportsman Harry

Western Telegraph: Harry is pictured with the cheque for £1,600 to add to the funds already raised by his family. With him are (back row left to right): Angela Miles; Jeanette Griffiths (Harry’s sister); Maggie Stringer and Annette Evans. Front row: Wendy Ratcli

9:33am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A YOUNG Pembrokeshire sportsman has received a boost thanks to members of Fishguard and Goodwick Inner Wheel Club.

Pipes problem causes clinics to move

Western Telegraph:

5:49pm Monday 1st September 2014

Hywel Dda University Health Board has refuted rumours that the outpatients department had to close due to a sewage spill on Thursday but has confirmed that this was the case in the WRVS shop.

Splendid £17,000 raised at doctor's dinner

Western Telegraph: DEFYING THE ODDS: Allison John was not expected to live past her teens. She is now a doctor and a soon to be qualified GP.

5:33pm Monday 1st September 2014

A splendid £17,000 has been raised by a Fishguard doctor during a night of glamour, good food and dancing at Wolfscastle Country Hotel.

Iconic locomotive steams into town

Western Telegraph: ICON OF STEAM: Nunney Castle 5029 is a member of the Great Western Railway 4073 ‘Castle’ Class.
PICTURE: Martin Cavaney (9875629)

3:58pm Monday 1st September 2014

CROWDS gathered at Pembroke Dock railway station on Sunday (August 31) to witness an iconic locomotive steam into town.

Lone seal pup rescued from Whitesands

Western Telegraph: WIDE EYED: The seal pup was found on Whitesands on August 22nd. (9859020)

12:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

A young grey seal, found without her mum on Whitesands beach, is being rehabilitated by the RSPCA.

Film documents club's historic rise to Millennium Stadium

12:03pm Monday 1st September 2014

COME along to Theatr Gwaun on Thursday, September 4 to re-live Fishguard and Goodwick RFC’S historic trip to the Millennium Stadium.

Man to face trial on DVD charges

Western Telegraph:

12:03pm Monday 1st September 2014

A Hakin man, who has pleaded not guilty to a series of charges involving counterfeit trademarks, is due to face trial this afternoon (Monday).

Offenders to clean up town eyesore

11:17am Monday 1st September 2014

A TEAM of offenders are to transform a graffiti-covered walkway which has become an eyesore in the heart of Fishguard.

Crafty funding boost for Bobath

Western Telegraph: CRAFTY WAYS OF SUPPORTING A GREAT CAUSE: Liam Meredith of SET Haverfordwest presents Claire Brown, Bobath Wales senior events and fundraising co-ordinator, with a cheque for £1,000. PICTURE: Contributed (9851066)

11:05am Monday 1st September 2014

HAVERFORDWEST’S branch of SET Office Supplies raised £1000 for Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales (BCTCW), with a sold-out crafting event featuring TV’s expert crafter Sue Wilson.

POINT helps theatre into digital age

Western Telegraph: Chairman of the Trustees, Richard Goswell received a cheque from the youngsters of POINT.

11:03am Monday 1st September 2014

MEMBERS of a young people’s project in Fishguard recently paid a visit to Theatr Gwaun to present a cheque for £1,000.

Fishguard students get a taste of life in the states

Western Telegraph: BEST AND BRIGHTEST: Amy and Isaac will jet off to America this August

10:01am Monday 1st September 2014

SIXTH form students from Ysgol Bro Gwaun got to live the American dream over the summer.

Local firms may have chance to help build wind farm

2:55pm Sunday 31st August 2014

LOCAL businesses may have the chance to be involved in the construction of a proposed windfarm at Rhoscrowther, near Angle.

Hundreds flock to popular village show

Western Telegraph: Declan Cole and Joe Cole, both from Cresselly, were busy in the cattle lines. 
PICTURE: Lisa Soar


12:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE 63rd annual Martletwy Show was held on Wednesday, August 27 in its new location at Carew Airfield.

A hundred swimmers set to plunge into Caldey Swim

Western Telegraph:

9:20am Sunday 31st August 2014

An impressive total of 100 swimmers will tackle the 2014 Caldey Swim this afternoon (Sunday).

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.

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