Plaid choose candidates to fight south Pembrokeshire seats

Western Telegraph: PLAID AT THE POLLS: Nerys Evans and Elwyn Williams. (11901984)

1:35pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Plaid Cymru have chosen their local candidates to stand for the Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire seats at UK Parliament and Welsh Assembly level.

Pembroke event is a-peel-ing

Western Telegraph: A total of 142 varieties were available to view at the apple fair held in Craven Arms.

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A celebration of apples and orchards will be held in Pembroke today (Saturday, October 25).

Meet Carew Castle's new neigh-bours

Western Telegraph: SHETLAND SHOUT-OUT: Carew Castle conservation role for cute ponies.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography.

5:35am Saturday 25th October 2014

They may look like they’re just horsing around, but the latest additions to the grounds of Carew Castle are helping to keep the balance of nature stable at the historic site.

Haverfordwest man caught with 'disgusting, stomach churning' child sex abuse images avoids prison sentence

Western Telegraph:

3:59pm Friday 24th October 2014

A Haverfordwest man who built up “an absolutely disgusting, stomach churning” collection of child sex abuse images has been ordered today to undergo treatment.

Family of missing James Nutley tell of a decade of torture

Western Telegraph:

12:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

The parents of a man who went missing from Tenby ten years ago have spoken of their decade of agony without closure. CARYS THOMAS reports.

Milford Haven man who downloaded child sex abuse images tried to cover his tracks, court told

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

6:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

A Milford Haven man sentenced for downloading child pornography was at it again just a few months later, a judge heard this afternoon (Friday).

Pembroke Dock man, 21, admits £80,000 metal burglary

Western Telegraph: Swansea Crown Court.

4:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

A Pembroke Dock man has today (Friday) admitted getting away with £80,000 worth of metal after breaking into the premises of a local company.

Cops crack down on boy racers

Western Telegraph: FUN DAY: Neyland Carnival returns this Saturday, after a break of seven years. PICTURE: Milford Mercury

3:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE in Neyland have been granted new powers to move 'boy racers' on, in a bid to clear Brunel Quay of troublemakers.

Drink driver ran away after crashing friend's car

Western Telegraph: File pics of Dyfed-Powys police officer
PICTURE: Western Telegraph

3:21pm Friday 24th October 2014

A HAVERFORDWEST man, who ran away after crashing a friend’s car into a wall following a night’s drinking, has been banned from driving for 17 months.

War medal for late county music star

Western Telegraph: MUSIC MAN: The late Joffre Swales has been awarded an Arctic Star medal for his contribution to the war effort. (11909248)

3:16pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE family of a former Royal Marines Band member, who served at sea during the Second World War, are celebrating him being posthumously awarded an Arctic Star medal.

Grand win for community centre

Western Telegraph: GRAND WIN: Jill Jack, Chairman Gareth Jones, Councillor Daphne Bush, Suzan Rand from Repic, Councillor Huw George, Development Officer Elizabeth Gossage.  (11899438)

2:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

A PEMBROKE community centre has had a ‘grand’ win recently, gaining £1,000 worth of electrical goods.

Art appetisers to offer a feast of creative classes

Western Telegraph:

12:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

SPAN Arts is behind an exciting new programme of art appetisers launching today (Friday), with clowning workshops and kinetic art in Clarbeston Road Hall and Bloomfield, Narberth.

Gigs this weekend to bring Nathan home

Western Telegraph:

11:05am Friday 24th October 2014

A weekend of music starts tonight to help bring a sick young Pembrokeshire man home from Thailand.

Team in the running for top award

Western Telegraph:

10:26am Friday 24th October 2014

The team behind the marketing of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park will find out if it is the winner of two public relations awards at a glittering awards ceremony tonight (Friday).

Inquest highlights dangers of buying medication over the internet

Western Telegraph:

9:42am Friday 24th October 2014

THE stark danger of buying medication over the internet has been highlighted by Pembrokeshire Coroner Mark Layton after the death of a Pembroke Dock woman.

Rare treat for Hitchcock fans

Western Telegraph: John Russell Taylor is pictured with Hitchcock during the shooting of Family Plot (1976).

12:28pm Friday 24th October 2014

NEWPORT Film Club will host a rare opportunity to hear a personal insight from Alfred Hitchcock's only authorised biographer, followed by a screening of Vertigo (1958) on Friday, November 7 at Newport Memorial Hall.

Agencies combine to prepare residents for flooding

Western Telegraph: BE PREPARED: Representatives from Natural Resources Wales, the Trunk Roads Agency, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and County Councillors were present at the drop in surgery in Lower Town.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (11799970)

12:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

A DROP in session was held at Fishguard Yacht Club last Tuesday night to make sure local residents are well prepared for incidents of flooding.

On-call firefighters needed at Fishguard Fire Station

Western Telegraph: BACKING THE RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN: County Cllrs Wynne Evans, Pat Davies, Myles Pepper, Gwilym Price are joined by firefighters at Fishguard Fire Station.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (11826559)

4:09pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN open day is being planned at Fishguard Fire Station later this year in a bid to recruit more on-call firefighters.

No royal status for Fishguard and Goodwick

Western Telegraph: ROYAL REQUEST: Should this sign read 'Welcome to Royal Fishguard?'PICTURE: Western Telegraph

1:26pm Friday 24th October 2014

A BID to get royal status for Fishguard and Goodwick has been unsuccessful.

Pembrokeshire County Council leader defends £330,000 pay-off for under-fire chief executive

Western Telegraph:

1:38pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

FOLLOWING the agreement to pay off Bryn Parry-Jones with around £330,000 council leader Cllr Jamie Adams said it was done in the “best interest of the council”.

South Hook heat and power plant gets go-ahead, but may not yet be built

Western Telegraph:

4:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Plans for a combined heat and power plant at South Hook have been approved today (Thursday) – but the facility may not yet be built.

Innovative project to keep mums moving

Western Telegraph: HANDS ON: The Friday Project encompasses art, dance, music and writing workshops. (11865853)

3:36pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Milford Haven's Torch Theatre is now home to two innovative dance projects run by West Wales arts charity, Arts Care Gofal Celf.

Excellent advice for Goodwick's Farmhouse Kitchen

Western Telegraph: GREAT ADVICE:  Goodwick’s Farmhouse Kitchen is the proud recipient of a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence. (11865138)

2:57pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Goodwick’s Farmhouse Kitchen cafe is celebrating after receiving a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence.

'Withybush will not close' says health boss

Western Telegraph: Withybush Hospital. PICTURE: SkyCam Wales.

7:26am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HEALTH chiefs reassured county councillors there was no intention to close Withybush Hospital telling them it was the media that created the ‘doom and gloom’ despite the removal of a number of vital services.

Local hoteliers learn from the best in the business

Western Telegraph: GREAT DAY OUT: Alison Belton(Outsource Me), Tom Simmons (Wolfscastle Country Hotel), Neil Kedward (The Grove and Coast) and Mark White (St Brides Spa Hotel) are pictured with Raymond Blanc and hoteliers from across Wales.

4:01pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SOME of Pembrokeshire’s top hoteliers have been given a master class by celebrity chef Raymond Blanc.

Street team is here to listen

Western Telegraph: MEET THE TEAM: The new Street Pastors. (11327581)

3:38pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REVELLERS in Pembroke are to benefit from a comforting ear, thanks to the addition of 19 new street pastors to the area.

Off-duty lifeguard races to rescue teen in trouble off Broad Haven

Western Telegraph: RESCUE: Chris Rigby.  (11815080)

2:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN off-duty RNLI Lifeguard Supervisor rushed to rescue a teenager clinging to rocks at Broad Haven beach on Saturday.

Tenby lifeboat launches to injured container ship crewman

Western Telegraph:

10:34am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Tenby RNLI launched to rescue a container ship's 2nd mate who was injured in an accident yesterday (Tuesday).

Sick Nathan due to fly home next week

Western Telegraph: Nathan was having the time of his life in Thailand before he fell ill.

10:11am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FUNDRAISING appeal to bring a sick Pembrokeshire man home from abroad has got off to a flying start.

County Councillors explain their votes in £330,000 pay-off for Chief Exec

Western Telegraph:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Here in full are all the responses from county councillors who were asked for their reasons for voting as they did with regards the financial pay off for Chief Executive Bryn Parry-Jones.

Dualling of A40 agreed in principle says AM

Western Telegraph:

2:48pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DUAL carriageway into Pembrokeshire could be a step closer after the First Minister agreed to a plan in principle, according to a local Assembly Member.

Work starts on £150million schools project

Western Telegraph: BUILDING FUTURE SUCCESS: Pictured are school council members with (left to right) Alison Rees, Steve Rees and Julian Davies of Andrew Scott Ltd, Cllr Jamie Adams, Andrew Williams, and Keith Pritchard of Andrew Scott Ltd.  (11703000)

6:02pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A multi-million pound school building programme for Pembrokeshire has been unveiled at Broad Haven CP School.

PATCH launches its 5th Christmas Toy Appeal

Western Telegraph: ALL TOGETHER NOW: Supporters of PATCH's Christmas Toy Appeal gather at Friday's launch.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

3:14pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FATHER Christmas made a flying visit to Pembrokeshire on Friday afternoon to mark the launch of a Christmas toy appeal.

Pembrokeshire County Council staff will now work under 'less feared regime', says Unison

Western Telegraph: (11717506)

10:57am Tuesday 21st October 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE County Council staff will be working under "a less feared regime" following the departure of chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones, according to a Trade Union.

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.

Script Slam success for writers and actors

Western Telegraph: SUPER SCRIPT: The winner of the best script was Gavin Harrison with 'Vent'.PICTURE: Rob Harvard

12:28pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THEATR Gwaun was filled with laughter when the Pint-Sized Plays Script Slam took place on Saturday, October 4.

Busy time at Ysgol Glannau Gwaun

Western Telegraph: SEAL SPOTTING: Year six pupils took part in a seal trail with National Park warden Ian Meopham.

3:44pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

STAFF and pupils at Ysgol Glannau Gwaun in Fishguard have enjoyed a busy few weeks.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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