Rallying cry goes out to petrol heads

Western Telegraph: CHILLING OUT: Participants take a break in the Alps during last year's challenge. (5489252)

9:25pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CALLING all Pembrokeshire petrol heads.

Haverfordwest businessman Malcolm Green 'would probably have survived if operation had not been delayed', inquest told

Western Telegraph: Malcolm Green, pictured after being presented with his MBE, with his wife Janet.

6:02pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE family of a well-known local businessman who died at Withybush Hospital following surgery for bowel cancer have pushed for a verdict of neglect at an inquest in to his death.

Murco Refinery task force meets for the first time

Western Telegraph: FOR SALE: The sale of Milford Haven refinery remains the goal, Murco has said.  (5480248)

4:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A TASK FORCE set up by the Welsh Government with the aim of helping to keep refining operations at the Murco Milford Haven Refinery has met for the first time.

COCK-A-DOODLE-DON'T! Cockerel crowing lands couple in court

3:41pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A couple running a small-holding near Haverfordwest have been fined for allowing their cockerels and other fowl to break a Noise Abatement Notice.

Malcolm and Mrs Jones all set for bypass opening

Western Telegraph: GEARING-UP: Malcolm Powell with his Morris 8. PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (5414031)

10:42am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CLASSIC car enthusiast and one lucky passenger are to be the first to drive across the new Llanddowror bypass which is being officially opened today (Wednesday, April 16).

Developer unveiled for prime Narberth school site

9:59am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Pembrokeshire County Council has selected Abbeymore Estates and builders Knox & Wells Limited as developers for the old primary school site in Moorfield Road, Narbeth.

Church warden 'lost position for speaking out'

Western Telegraph: Fears for the future of the brass plaques underneath St Julian's Church’s stained glass windows have been raised by a member of an old Tenby family. (5407817)

7:16am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CHURCH warden believes that speaking out against the controversial alterations to Tenby’s St Julian’s Church is the reason why she is not being re-appointed.

£68m St Clears to Red Roses upgrade to be officially opened

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A £68million scheme to improve the A477 between St Clears and Red Roses will be officially opened by Transport Minister Edwina Hart today (Wednesday).

Inquest into death of Haverfordwest businessman Malcolm Green told of delays to emergency surgery

Western Telegraph: Malcolm Green

7:21pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

AN INQUEST in to the death of well-known and well-liked local businessman Malcolm Green opened today at the Pembrokeshire Coroner’s Court in Milford Haven.

Woman's close encounter with mystery UFO

Western Telegraph: PICTURE: Elyse O'Neill

10:49am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A YOUNG woman from a small north Pembrokeshire village believes she had a close encounter early this morning (Tuesday).

Pembrokeshire County Council chief executive to receive £12,000 for European Elections role

Western Telegraph: Questions: Bryn Parry-Jones.

4:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE County Council chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones will be paid £12,000 as the regional returning officer for Wales in May’s European Parliament elections, the Western Telegraph can reveal.

Police hunt electrical cable burglars

2:17pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Police are appealing for information on a burglary that has taken place sometime between April 3 and April 10 at the old school in Pentlepoir.

Pembroke Dock mourns the death of wartime pilot

Western Telegraph: WAR HISTORIANS: Wing Commander Derek Martin with TV presenter Dan Snow at the Flying Boat Centre, Pembroke DockPICTURE: Martin Cavaney Photography

10:18am Tuesday 15th April 2014

PEMBROKE Dock has lost a special connection with its wartime history and a champion of its heritage, with the death of Wing Commander Derek Martin.

3 Amigos and Dollies enjoy another successful Easter egg run

Western Telegraph: ALL SMILES: 3. Chris Williams and Ian Coombs  as Hello Kitty.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney.   (5405967)

6:39am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE 3 Amigos and Dollies raised £643 at their annual Easter egg run on Sunday (April 13).

Horse owner found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering

Western Telegraph: "ONE OF THE THINNEST LIVE HORSES I HAVE SEEN": 27-year-old Paddy's condition was beyond treatment and he had to be put down. PICTURE: RSPCA (5402393)

5:07pm Monday 14th April 2014

AN RSPCA Inspector giving evidence in the trial of a Clarbeston Road woman accused of cruelty to horses said a stallion belonging to her was “one of the thinnest live horses” he had ever seen.

Hospice plan go-ahead after lottery grant

Western Telegraph: Thanks a (half) million! Skanda Vale hospice volunteers and patients celebrate the Lottery grant.

2:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

A £2m project to build an inpatient hospice serving Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion can now go ahead, thanks to a Lottery grant.

Tributes paid to Father Stephen of Caldey Island

Western Telegraph: Gentle brother: Father Stephen.
PICTURE: Ross Grieve Photography

12:57pm Monday 14th April 2014

Tributes have been paid this week to Father Stephen of Caldey Island, who first joined its monastic community over 65 years ago.

No suspicious circumstances over Haverfordwest town centre death

Western Telegraph: The area is cordoned off by police.

11:21am Monday 14th April 2014

Police investigating a sudden death in Haverfordwest town centre at the weekend have said they do not believe there to be any suspicious circumstances.

First airport appearance for posters promoting Pembrokeshire

Western Telegraph: CAMPAIGN LAUNCH: PCNPA chief executive Tegryn Jones, Visit Wales chief executive Manon Williams and Cardiff Airport head of marketing Paula Morris.

10:16am Monday 14th April 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Coast National Park Authority’s (PCNPA) award-winning retro posters are to go on display at Cardiff Airport for the first time.

Military heritage finds a new home

7:21pm Sunday 13th April 2014

ARTEFACTS from the fine military past of the former Llanion Barracks, Pembroke Dock, have now found a home at the town’s new heritage centre.

1,000 join latest fight to save Withybush Hospital services

Western Telegraph: PICTURE: Martin Cavaney Photography

1:10pm Sunday 13th April 2014

NEARLY 1,000 health protestors brought Haverfordwest to a standstill this morning.

Life of Brian to be screened in former church

Western Telegraph: HE'S NOT THE MESSIAH: The Life of Brian will be shown at the Thomas Memorial Congregational Church. (5200239)

10:04am Sunday 13th April 2014

A religious satire film with a controversial history is to have a pre-Easter screening in an old church in Pembrokeshire.

Police confirm death of man, 42, in Haverfordwest town centre incident

Western Telegraph: The area is cordoned off by police.

4:30pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Police have confirmed that a 42 year-old man has died in an incident that has led to a busy Haverfordwest town centre road being closed throughout today (Saturday).

Haverfordwest town centre road closed off after man found unconscious

Western Telegraph: The area is cordoned off by police.

7:57am Saturday 12th April 2014

A main road in Haverfordwest town centre has been closed off while police investigate a serious incident.

Pembrokeshire public urged to join Withybush Hospital protest

5:27pm Saturday 12th April 2014

THE latest protest against controversial proposed changes to services at Withybush Hospital will take place on Sunday.

Fears Pembrokeshire could lose out on superfast broadband

5:17pm Saturday 12th April 2014

THERE are fears Pembrokeshire’s rural communities could make up a large proportion of the four per cent of Welsh households without superfast broadband by 2017.

Mobile library cuts approved by cabinet

8:02am Saturday 12th April 2014

CABINET members approved a cut in the council’s mobile library service on Monday (April 7).

Teenager arrested over Wiston explosion drama

9:05pm Friday 11th April 2014

Police have arrested a 19 year old man following an explosion in the village of Wiston that resulted in him being airlifted to hospital.

Dean's fund continues to help local children

Western Telegraph: CHEQUE IT OUT: Lynn Hughes (SPACED), Jules Lane (SPACED), Sandra Evans (Dean's mum), Donna Evans (Dean's sister) and Matthew Adams (Dean's riend and part of the charity). (5038448)

4:22pm Friday 11th April 2014

A GROUP set up by local parents to support children with special educational needs has been given a cash boost of £500.

Man who left attack victim in coma is cleared of GBH with intent but still faces prison

3:35pm Friday 11th April 2014

A Saundersfoot man who punched another man so hard he fell into a coma he may never recover from has been cleared this afternoon (Friday) of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent.

Evacuated residents still not allowed home after Wiston explosion

Western Telegraph: The road between Wiston and Crundale is now open. (5355971)

11:55am Friday 11th April 2014

RESIDENTS who were evacuated following an explosion at a house in Wiston yesterday (Thursday) have not been allowed to return home, a Dyfed-Powys Police spokesman has said.

'High-level' task force to help secure Murco future

Western Telegraph: Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone chairman Nick Bourne. (4756872)

10:32am Friday 11th April 2014

A “HIGH-LEVEL” task force is being set up to help secure the future of Murco Milford Haven Refinery, economy minister Edwina Hart has announced today (Friday, April 11).

Police probe report of young man with learning difficulties being chased and harassed

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

8:53am Friday 11th April 2014

POLICE in Milford Haven are investigating a report of a disability hate crime.

UPDATED: Man injured in explosion at Wiston house is airlifted to hospital

Western Telegraph: Police have closed off roads around Wiston.

5:38pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A MAN has been airlifted to Morriston Hospital following an explosion at a property in Wiston this afternoon, the Western Telegraph has learned.

'Master plan' for docks goes on display

Western Telegraph: NEW VIEW: An artist's impression of the view looking towards the town centre.  (5077662)

4:20pm Thursday 10th April 2014

PLANS that could see Milford Haven docks transformed into a contemporary leisure ‘destination’ with 120 new homes went on display last Thursday (March 27).

Controversial electricity sub-station plans approved

Western Telegraph: SPARKING CONTROVERSY: The electricity sub-station in Lower Thornton. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (5281404)

7:18am Thursday 10th April 2014

A PLANNING application to build an electricity sub-station at Lower Thornton, Milford Haven came before a planning committee on Tuesday, despite it having already been partially built.

Jobs fears as pupil unit service faces shake-up

Western Telegraph: SHAKE-UP FEARS: The site of the Pupil Referral Unit in Neyland.  (5232200)

6:41am Thursday 10th April 2014

Around 25 teaching staff are facing redundancy following a decision to slash the numbers of students using the Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Neyland.

Attack victim may never come out of coma, jury told

5:30pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A Saundersfoot man may never come out of a coma he fell into after he was attacked in the village while enjoying a night out with friends, a jury has heard.

'Frank discussions' needed over future of Murco refinery, says shadow energy secretary

Western Telegraph: RENEWABLES: Labour’s shadow energy secretary Caroline Flint MP switched on the final transformer station at Lidstone Ridge Solar Park. PICTURE: Ian Miller.

3:59pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

SOME “frank discussions” are needed between Murco and the Welsh and UK governments, Labour’s shadow energy secretary has said.

Funeral director jailed for drink drive crash that left woman seriously injured

Western Telegraph: Jailed: Colin Phillips

12:22pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A funeral director “who took a chance and can now take the consequences” has been jailed today (Wednesday) for causing a head on collision while more than twice over the drink drive limit.

Sick baby 'would have died on journey to Carmarthen'

Western Telegraph: THANK GOODNESS FOR WITHYBUSH: Jamie-Lee Irving with twins Harry (left) and Thomas, now doing well at home.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph.

7:14am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A mum-of-three has been told that one of her baby twins would have died if he had needed to travel further than Withybush Hospital for treatment from his home in Haverfordwest.

'Deal can still be done for Murco refinery'

Western Telegraph: Hundreds of jobs under threat as Milford Haven refinery sale deal collapses

5:40pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A DEAL to sell the vital Murco Milford Haven refinery CAN still be completed, it is being said this week.

Calls for suspended EU grant funds to be released

Western Telegraph: Work at 10 Meyrick Street forms part of a police investigation into potential fraud.

1:41pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE County Council is to urge the Welsh Government to lift its suspension on funding for the property grant scheme in Pembroke and Pembroke Dock.

Two in court on cocaine charges

11:15am Tuesday 8th April 2014

TWO Milford Haven men charged with possessing cocaine with intent to supply appeared before Haverfordwest Magistrates Court on Monday.

400 sign petition against controversial changes to iconic church

Western Telegraph: CHURCH CHANGES: How the extension would look from the beach. (5229119)

9:41am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A petition of nearly 400 signatures protesting at the ‘heart and soul’ being removed from an iconic Tenby church has been handed to clergy.

Controversial merger of schools is given the green light

Western Telegraph: Parents protested about the merger this morning (Monday).

5:41pm Monday 7th April 2014

HAKIN Community School and Hubberston VC School are to merge, it was decided by Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet today (April 7).

Collapse of Mustang Marine hits Port profits

4:17pm Monday 7th April 2014

THE collapse of boat building company Mustang Marine and a drop in LNG shipments has resulted in The Port of Milford Haven reporting a significant loss in profits.

Family cat blinded in one eye by cowardly airgun attack

Western Telegraph: POOR EMILY: Bethan and Joshua Thomas give their injured pet a well-earned cuddle.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography

12:25pm Monday 7th April 2014

A family's pet cat has been blinded in one eye after being the victim of an airgun attack.

Sailors in stricken yacht are saved by Tenby RNLI

Western Telegraph: Tenby RNLI go to the rescue of yacht.

10:13am Monday 7th April 2014

Two stricken sailors and their craft were rescued by Tenby lifeboatmen on Saturday afternoon.

Memorial unveiled to former soldier who took his own life

Western Telegraph: "A PROMISING YOUNG SOLDIER": Lee Bonsall changed dramatically after a tour of Afghanistan. PICTURE: Contributed  (3788473)

5:43pm Sunday 6th April 2014

A new memorial has been unveiled to former soldier Lee Bonsall, who took his own life in Tenby two years ago.

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