Unemployment continues to fall across county

Western Telegraph: BENEFITS: There is a benefits street in every constituency, said MP Simon Hart.  (3527082)

10:29am Sunday 21st September 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT has continued to fall across Pembrokeshire, with significantly fewer people out of work compared to the same time last year.

Pembrokeshire County Council not interested in voluntary merger with Ceredigion

Western Telegraph: (10561188)

4:25pm Saturday 20th September 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE County Council seems unlikely to be part of any proposal to voluntarily merge with other local authorities as part of a huge shake-up of councils in Wales.

Georgia hopes to make lattes of money of charity

Western Telegraph: BAKING MONEY: Georgia Adams, 13, is hosting a coffee morning to raise money for cancer support. (10535736)

9:55am Saturday 20th September 2014

A HAKIN teenager is taking part in the ‘world’s biggest coffee morning’ to raise money in memory of her granddad.

Illegal tobacco detection dogs given more time to sniff

Western Telegraph: PERFECT PARTNERSHIP: Dog handler Stuart Phillips and sniffer dog Phoebe with the confiscated items of illegal tobaccoPICTURE: South Wales Argus

6:16am Saturday 20th September 2014

DOGS who use their noses to sniff out illegal tobacco have received a welcome funding boost from the Welsh Government.

UPDATED: Just three weeks left for disciplinary committee to investigate chief executive

Western Telegraph:

3:09pm Friday 19th September 2014

A disciplinary committee set up to investigate a number of allegations relating to the chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council has just three weeks to conduct its review.

New swimming pool part of ambitious St Davids plans

Western Telegraph:

6:41pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A PUBLIC meeting will be held next month to talk about the possibility of building affordable homes and a new swimming pool in St Davids.

CCTV image issued in connection with forgery offence in Neyland

Western Telegraph:

11:44am Thursday 18th September 2014

DO you know the woman pictured above?

Questions raised over Cabinet's performance

1:48pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A DEBATE over the definition of a role in Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet led to wider questions over how cabinet members’ performance is monitored by the authority.

Pembroke Dock grants controversy: no assurance that work paid for has been completed as required, report finds

Western Telegraph:

10:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

A REVIEW of the management of a grant scheme and its controversial funding of a property in Pembroke Dock found that there were instances of ‘non-compliance’ and assurance cannot be given that all work was completed to specification.

Council to review harbours ownership

6:31pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

COUNTY councillors will have a chance to comment on a draft ‘vision’ for harbour services in Fishguard Lower Town and Tenby at a meeting in County Hall on Thursday (September 18).

Drink-drive arrest after pedestrians struck by car in St Davids

Western Telegraph:

3:52pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man has been arrested following a frightening incident in St Davids in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Public meeting over schools shake-up

Western Telegraph:

3:14pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

POTENTIAL school closures are an option from a review of education provision around the Angle Peninsula and will be discussed at a public meeting next month.

Joshua, 4, thanks Children's Hospital for Wales with fundraising walk

Western Telegraph:

12:22pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A four-year-old boy and his family will be striding out on a fund-raising walk on Sunday in thanks for the care he received at the Children’s Hospital for Wales.

Vintage run on track to making thousands for charity

Western Telegraph: TAKE A BREAK: The 66 entrants enjoyed a pit stop at the Cresselly Arms. PICTURE: Cresselly Arms  (10380939)

5:36pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A SOUTH Pembrokeshire tractor run, started in memory of a local farmer, has now raised more than £8,500 for local charities.

Commissioner to hear Milford's views

Western Telegraph: LISTENING: Police and Crime Commissioner Chris Salmon on a previous visit to the county. (10395319)

1:32pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

YOUTH workers and school students will be among the Milford Haven people visited by Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon on September 19.

Sea conditions scupper plans to honour war hero

Western Telegraph: Disappointment: Caldey service went ahead without Tenby Royal British Legion members who included Dennis Goldsworthy, chairman of the Pembrokeshire branch of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers Comrades Association; Poppy Appeal organiser, Ross (correct) Morris; ch

8:52am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SEA conditions on Saturday intervened in plans for an island ceremony in Pembrokeshire to commemorate a war hero.

40,000 fans and a £4m boost to the Pembrokeshire economy - Ironman Wales 2014's huge success

Western Telegraph:

5:43pm Monday 15th September 2014

Pembrokeshire has received a £4m economic boost from the Ironman Wales weekend, tourism chiefs have estimated.

Hundreds of Pembrokeshire stillborn babies to be remembered

Western Telegraph: FITTING MEMORIAL: Councillor Huw George, Cabinet Member for Environmental and Regulatory Services, and Pat James at the Memorial in City Road Cemetery. (10359277)

4:55pm Monday 15th September 2014

HUNDREDS of Pembrokeshire stillborn babies, who now lie in unmarked graves, have been given a permanent memorial.

Pembrokeshire nurse being denied £70,000 cancer treatment

Western Telegraph:

1:06pm Monday 15th September 2014

A Pembrokeshire nurse is being refused treatment for her cancer - because NHS chiefs in Wales won't pay for her treatment in England.

British Empire Medal pride for Pembrokeshire trio

Western Telegraph: Frank Harries, Doreen Hammersley and John Evans are pictured at County Hall with the Lord Lieutenant, The Hon Robin Lewis (right) and the Chairman of Pembrokeshire County Council, Councillor Tom Richards (left). (10342501)

10:36am Monday 15th September 2014

THREE Pembrokeshire residents have been presented with their British Empire Medals.

Ironman Wales 2014 as it happened

Western Telegraph:

7:25am Sunday 14th September 2014

Live updates of the 2014 Ironman Wales event in Tenby as it happened.

Family remember hairdresser Frank with generous donations

Western Telegraph: Superb support: The grand total of £4,599 is presented to Ralph Rees of the Pembrokeshire Friends of Prostate Cymru, Helen Harries of Shalom House and Toni Dorkings of the Paul Sartori Foundation. They are pictured centre with Todaro’s directo

7:14am Sunday 14th September 2014

A PEMBROKESHIRE business family has donated nearly £4,600 to three charities which support local cancer patients.

Ironkids raise the curtain on Ironman Wales in Tenby

Western Telegraph:

8:17pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Hundreds of sporty youngsters took to the streets of Tenby this afternoon (Saturday) for Ironkids Wales - the curtain-raiser event for tomorrow’s massive Ironman Wales spectacular.

PATCH holds successful AGM

Western Telegraph: CHARITY CHOCOLATE: Mark Owen from the Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Company presents a cheque to PATCH co-ordinator Tracy Olin.

4:56pm Saturday 13th September 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Action to Combat Hardship held its annual general meeting at the Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Company on Wednesday, September 10.

Council leader survives vote of no confidence

Western Telegraph: COUNCIL LEADER: Pembrokeshire County Council leader Cllr Jamie Adams. (10313208)

10:15am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE leader of Pembrokeshire County Council survived a vote of no confidence on the same day the chief executive was not so lucky.

New drop-in centre for Pembrokeshire veterans

Western Telegraph: DROP-IN CENTRE WILL SUPPORT VETERANS ON CIVVY STREET: Pictured are Dave Knight of Change Step (left) and Marc Woolcock of Wales CRC. PICTURE: Contributed (10261421)

10:13am Saturday 13th September 2014

ARMED Forces veterans will soon have a drop-in centre in Pembrokeshire to help them cope with the return to civvy street.

Tenant tells of shock after Pembroke property is devastated by serious fire

Western Telegraph:

1:53pm Friday 12th September 2014

A HOUSE in Pembroke has been devastated by fire, while a neighbouring property suffered severe damage.

UPDATED: Future of Pembrokeshire County Council chief exec Bryn Parry-Jones hangs by a thread after overwhelming vote of no confidence

Western Telegraph:

12:02pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE future of Bryn Parry-Jones as chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council has been thrown into huge doubt today (Friday) after members voted overwhelmingly to endorse a vote of no confidence in him.

Watch extraordinary meeting of Pembrokeshire County Council live online

Western Telegraph:

9:37am Friday 12th September 2014

This morning's extraordinary meeting of Pembrokeshire County Council - which has notices of no confidence against the leader, Cllr Jamie Adams and chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones, plus a move to formally suspend Mr Parry-Jones from work, can be seen live on the webcast from 10am.

Police investigate ‘unusual number’ of burglaries in Neyland

Western Telegraph: File pics of Dyfed-Powys police officer
PICTURE: Western Telegraph
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9:25am Friday 12th September 2014

DYFED-Powys Police is urging residents in Neyland to be vigilant for any suspicious behaviour following three burglaries in the last month.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Western Telegraph:

12:35pm Friday 12th September 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Tesco Haverfordwest security guard caught paedophile showing indecent pictures to children

Western Telegraph:

5:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A sharp eyed security guard looking out for shoplifters at Haverfordwest’s Tesco store caught a paedophile instead.

Pensioner denies indecent assault and child neglect charges

Western Telegraph:

4:53pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A PENSIONER pleaded not guilty to a range of historical indecent assaults and child neglect charges when he appeared before Haverfordwest Magistrates Court on Wednesday (September 10).

Police meet with man planning action to disrupt Ironman Wales event

Western Telegraph:

10:58am Thursday 11th September 2014

Dyfed-Powys Police say they have met with a man planning a protest which he claims could disrupt the Ironman Wales event on Sunday.

Controversial plans to close youth clubs are to be re-examined

Western Telegraph:

9:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

A RECOMMENDATION to Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet that youth service provision be cut across the county has been called in by the chairman of the Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Thousands gear up for Ironman Wales spectacular

Western Telegraph: THE END IS NIGH: The final sprint in Tenby to Ironman Wales glory.   (10129080)

6:59am Thursday 11th September 2014

Pembrokeshire is gearing up to showcase its spectacular scenery and offer its warmest welcome this weekend to thousands of people who will pour into the county to witness one of the largest and most challenging international sporting events.

Former Premier League star Simon Davies signs for local village team Solva - and will take his turn to wash the kit

Western Telegraph:

12:06pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FORMER Premier League star who earned tens of thousands pounds a week has signed for his local village team - and will have to pay £3 a week for the privilege of playing.

Petition calls for graffiti mural permission to be granted

Western Telegraph: Glorious graffiti: The ‘inspirational’ mural at Span Arts. (10104349)

1:17pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A PEMBROKESHIRE town is urging the county council to give the thumbs up to the work of graffiti artists which has brightened up a local building.

Under fire council chief executive back and working from home, opposition leader tells public meeting

Western Telegraph:

10:52am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE under fire chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council is back working from home after just three weeks of a 'period of absence' following a series of controversies.

Tenby chef to star in BBC show

Western Telegraph: "I LOVE MY JOB, AND I'D RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE": Chef Simon Crockford is set to appear in a behind-the-scenes documentary shot at The Celtic Manor Resort. PICTURE: BBC Wales (10128786)

2:53pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A CHEF from Pembrokeshire is appearing in a fly-on-the-wall TV show that goes behind the scenes of the largest five-star hotel in Wales.

Man arrested after 'assault' on Pembrokeshire train

Western Telegraph:

1:17pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

An incident on a train travelling out of Pembrokeshire on Monday evening led to the arrest by police of a 32-year-old man.

Youth centres to be closed

Western Telegraph: BLOOMING LOVELY: Cllr Viv Stoddart planting the new flowers. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (8771341)

11:45am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A DROP in numbers is behind proposals to close the youth centre in Hubberston, Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet was told this week.

National Park marketing team shortlisted for awards

Western Telegraph: Nominated: The Authority’s Communications and Marketing team pictured with the award-winning retro billboards and the 2014 edition of Coast to Coast. (10138936)

9:56am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE team behind the marketing of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park has been shortlisted for two prestigious public relations awards.

Police issue e-fit of suspect wanted in connection with assault on 13 year-old girl

Western Telegraph:

5:16pm Monday 8th September 2014

Police investigating a report of an assault on a teenage girl in Bush Street, Pembroke Dock last week have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to.

RSPCA warn owners after spate of cat deaths in Manorbier

Western Telegraph:

11:34am Monday 8th September 2014

THE RSPCA is appealing for information following reports that cats from a Pembrokeshire village have died suspiciously.

Date finally set for opening of Withybush Hospital's multi-million pound dialysis unit

Western Telegraph: DATE SET: The new Withybush Renal Unit is due to open on September 29th.  (10109353)

7:32pm Monday 8th September 2014

THE new multi-million pound Withybush Hospital dialysis unit will finally open later this month after a tender for renal dialysis services in west Wales was completed.

Printed Pembrokeshire Holiday Guide to return after demand from local businesses and visitors

Western Telegraph: PICTURE PEFECTt: Tenby Harbour.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography.
 (10092572)

3:46pm Monday 8th September 2014

The Pembrokeshire Holiday Guide is due to return for 2015 by popular demand.

Police appeal after boy assault in Haverfordwest

Western Telegraph: File pics of Dyfed-Powys police officer
PICTURE: Western Telegraph
 (1595244)

1:50pm Monday 8th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 12-year-old boy was assaulted in Quay Street last month.

Say "eye do" for migraine awareness

Western Telegraph:

11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

Pembroke Dock Specsavers is reminding people to take care of their eye health during Migraine Awareness Week which beginstoday (Monday).

Pool's future to be decided

Western Telegraph:

9:00am Monday 8th September 2014

Narberth swimming pool could close at the end of October, if Pembrokeshire County Council's cabinet today approves the recommendation of its director of adult care and leisure, Pam Marsden.



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