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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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

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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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Minister praises theme park investment plans

Western Telegraph: L to R: COO David Lopez  Soriano, Oakwood's Clare Stansfield, Minister Edwina Hart, Aspro UK Director Sue Elaiho, Oakwood's Dominic Jones (9554900)

12:41pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Tourism Minister Edwina Hart has praised the ongoing investment programme at Oakwood Theme Park during a visit to last week.

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.

Pembrokeshire stars in Great Taste awards

12:43pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Produce from the Pembrokeshire seashore and riverside is amongst the star performers in the Great Taste 2014 awards.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rescue helicopter diverted to beach collapse

Western Telegraph:

10:15am Monday 25th August 2014

A 39-year-old climber waited at the foot of cliffs near St Govans for three hours yesterday (Sunday), after his rescue helicopter was diverted to another incident.

Emergency services exercise highlights danger of 'tombstoning'

Western Telegraph: CASUALTY EVACUATION: A live multi-agency exercise at Milford Dock to raise awareness of the dangers of tombstoning. (9608925)

7:33am Sunday 24th August 2014

A LIVE multi-agency exercise was held at Milford Dock on Friday to raise awareness among young people of the hidden dangers of jumping from height into the waters around the town’s busy port and coastline.

Pulling out all the stops for County Show Ladies Day

Western Telegraph: BRIGHT AND BREEZY: Pembrokeshire Young Farmer of the Year Katie Davies (right), Meinir Owens, and Hafwen and Mair Rees braved the breeze to smile for the camera. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (9605176)

4:26pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE'S women pulled out the stops with their fantastic outfits for Ladies Day 2014 at the County Show on Wednesday.

Local lifesavers learn essential skills

Western Telegraph: SEA SKILLS: RNLI Angle trainees Michael Higgins and Carl Morgan with Coxswain Lewis Creese. (9413822)

3:32pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

TWO local lifeboat volunteers have learnt the skills that will help them stay safe while saving lives at sea, thanks to £1million of funding from the Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

Kidney charity cycle to end in Tenby

Western Telegraph:

1:50pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Four charity cyclists are due to arrive in Tenby tomorrow (Sunday, August 23) at the end of a two-day ride in aid of Kidney Research UK.

All invited to Kanga’s Summer Festival

Western Telegraph:

12:30pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A fund-raising Festival in memory of a popular Pembrokeshire sportsman is taking place in Haverfordwest tomorrow (Sunday, August 24).

All the fun of the fair at Picton Castle

Western Telegraph:

11:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Picton Castle and Gardens traditional Country Fair takes place today and tomorrow (Saturday and Sunday).



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