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St Davids RNLI bags generous supermarket donation

Western Telegraph: LIFE SAVER: The £2.7 million RNLB Norah Wortley will be housed in the new lifeboat station.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (8442823)

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS at St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Station are celebrating after bagging more than £13,000 from ASDA in Pembroke Dock.

Green light given to solar farm plans

4:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

COUNCILLORS were unanimous in approving plans for a 16 hectare solar park in Pembroke last week.

New year for ladies' choir

1:08pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEYLAND Ladies' Choir held its AGM on September 3, and the following officers were elected for the coming year: chairlady Noreen Hadfield, secretary Joan Leckie, treasurer Sheila Griffiths.

Have a say on the future of Newport's library and visitor services

9:51am Tuesday 16th September 2014

RESIDENTS in Newport are being asked to play a role in determining future options for the town’s library and visitor information centre.

Castlemorris wind turbine appeals dismissed

9:13am Tuesday 16th September 2014

PLANNING appeals into erecting two wind turbines near Castlemorris have been dismissed.

Health minister full of praise for Crymych's new care facility

Western Telegraph: OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Bro Preseli, Family Housing’s £9m facility, officially opened last month.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10304422)

3:24pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

CRYMYCH’S new health centre was praised by the Health Minister Mark Drakeford during a visit on Tuesday, September 9.

Window cleaner wins photography award

Western Telegraph: Holly through the window. (10266794)

10:13am Tuesday 16th September 2014

WINDOW cleaner and amateur photographer Carl Welsby of Crymych has struck lucky with his photo of the family cat, collecting £500 as overall winner of International Cat Care’s competition for 2015 calendar photographs.

Rhod gets his sea legs in new series

11:09am Tuesday 16th September 2014

CARMARTHEN-born comedian Rhod Gilbert is once again ditching his regular job as a stand-up comedian and trying something completely different.

Help village get its "heart" back

Western Telegraph: HELP SAVE OUR HALL: Barrie Griffiths, Roy Lewis, Jacqueline James, David and Isaac Moore and the Bradburys hope you will vote for Treffgarne Village Hall. PICTURE: Western Telegraph  (10383753)

6:34pm Monday 15th September 2014

A VILLAGE is asking the public for help in getting its “heart” back.

AM praises local family support service

1:28pm Monday 15th September 2014

LOCAL Assembly Member Paul Davies recently paid a visit to Jig-So outreach session in St Dogmaels to hear more about the support services available to local families.

Last chance to see Sir Peter Blake's work

Western Telegraph: TAKING A CLOSER LOOK: Sir Peter Blake's 170 illustrations of Under Milk Wood are on display at Oriel y Parc

PICTURE: Western Telegraph  (6323767)

10:45am Monday 15th September 2014

LESS than a week remains to see the work of one of Britain’s most famous artists in St Davids.

No rest day for St Davids lifeboats

Western Telegraph: EMERGENCY: St Davids lifeboat comes to the rescue of four people on a rib just outside of Solva harbour.PICTURE: St Davids RNLI

9:45am Monday 15th September 2014

BOTH of St Davids lifeboats had to stop their training exercise on Sunday, September 14 and go to the assistance of a swimmer at Newgale Beach.

Car 'totally destroyed' by fire

Western Telegraph: ENGULFED: The car was destroyed in Friday night's fire.PICTURE: Martin Cavaney

12:13pm Monday 15th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were helpless in preventing a car from being destroyed by fire on Friday night (September 12).

Disabled horse riding group needs your vote

Western Telegraph: HANDS ON: A picture from the end of term, when riders had the opportunity to learn about grooming, tack and handling ponies.

11:23am Monday 15th September 2014

A HORSE riding group for the disabled is asking for the public’s support after being shortlisted for a community grants scheme.

Not just any barbecue at Point Youth Club

Western Telegraph: WHERE THE BBQ BEGINS: Charcoal making with National Park  Ranger Richard Vaughan and members of the Point Youth Club in Fishguard. (10292671)

12:04pm Sunday 14th September 2014

YOUNG people from Fishguard have been getting a taste of the great outdoors this summer as part of a joint project with the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.

Committee vote to visit proposed slurry site

Western Telegraph: HAPPY COWS: The cows going back to their accommodation after milking. PIC: Western Telegraph. (9416686)

4:49pm Saturday 13th September 2014

MEMBERS of a National Park committee agreed to carry out a site visit before deciding on a farm’s ambitious extension plans.

Farm's turbine plans approved

4:41pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A FAMILY farm in Hundleton has won planning consent for a wind turbine to offset rising energy costs.

Loyal lottery player scoops super draw jackpot

Western Telegraph: LUCKY NUMBER: Malcolm Harts from Jeffreyston wins the Pembrokeshire Lottery's first super draw jackpot of £8,000.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10308365)

4:05pm Friday 12th September 2014

A LONG term supporter of the Pembrokeshire Lottery has scooped the first major jackpot.

Community cafe recognised for its 'inventive ideas and determination'

Western Telegraph: COOKING UP A STORM: Transition Cafe turns surplus ingredients into delicious meals.

1:13pm Friday 12th September 2014

TRANSITION Bro Gwaun has scooped an award from a national town and city regeneration charity.

Former Coleg Ceredigion student working for Damien Hirst

12:53pm Friday 12th September 2014

A FORMER Coleg Ceredigion art and design student has successfully secured a job with one of the world’s leading art figures.

Beach deck chair plans backed by the National Park

Western Telegraph: AND RELAX: You will be able to hire sun loungers and deck chairs at Whitesands Beach from March to October.

12:41pm Friday 12th September 2014

VISITORS to Whitesands Beach will soon be able to hire sun loungers after a planning application was approved by the National Park.

AM campaigns for Lower Town bypass

Western Telegraph: Pictured from L-R are: Mrs Sturdgess, Local AM Paul Davies, Mr Sturdgess and town councillor Alex Allison.

11:52am Friday 12th September 2014

PLANS to build a bypass through Lower Town Fishguard will once again be raised at the National Assembly, thanks to local Assembly Member Paul Davies.

Sardis turbine appeal successful

9:38am Friday 12th September 2014

A PLANNING appeal to site a 34 metre wind turbine at Nash Mountain Farm in Sardis has been successful, despite strong local objection.

Public celebrate Mathry turbine decision

Western Telegraph: INTRUSIVE: This is what Gary and Annie Loch's campsite would have looked like had the turbine been given the go ahead.

9:34am Friday 12th September 2014

THE public gallery let out a loud cheer when plans for a wind turbine in Mathry were turned down this week.

Councillor's redevelopment plans approved

Western Telegraph: DEVELOPMENT SITE: The Light House on Stratford Road, Milford Haven was last used as a Christian Fellowship church.PICTURE: Milford Mercury (10218426)

3:32pm Friday 12th September 2014

PLANS to demolish an old church in Milford Haven and build 10 flats in its place have been approved by councillors.

Were you involved in the original Under Milk Wood?

Western Telegraph: ORIGINAL FILM: The late Richard Burton surveying Lower Town Fishguard during the filming of Under Milk Wood.

3:02pm Friday 12th September 2014

WERE you involved in the filming of the 1971 adaptation of Under Milk Wood in Fishguard? If soTheatr Gwaun would love to hear from you.

Top names at weekend book festival

Western Telegraph: HEADLINERS: Rowan Williams and Ceri Wyn Jones will discuss their poetry at this year's PENfro Book Festival. (9991809)

4:49pm Thursday 11th September 2014

FORMER Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and twice-chaired Bard Ceri Wyn Jones will take the stage together at PENfro Book Festival this Saturday (September 13).

The Sound of Youth is set to return bigger and better

2:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A YOUTH music event in Fishguard is set to return bigger and better this weekend.

Green light given to solar park plans

12:25pm Thursday 11th September 2014

COUNCILLORS have supported plans to build a solar park on the outskirts of Haverfordwest.

Planning consent given to Sageston slurry lagoon

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11:28am Thursday 11th September 2014

PLANNING permission has been granted for the construction of a slurry lagoon in Sageston.

Extravaganza raises almost £3,000

Western Telegraph: "IT ALL GOT OUT OF HAND!": Hero fundraiser Craig Smith - pictured presenting a cheque to Cancer Research representatives - raised almost £3,000 at just one event. PICTURE: Contributed (9990510)

4:36pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

BOREDOM lead to a Milford Haven man raising almost £3,000 for Cancer Research on just one night.

Window in memory of wonderful woman

Western Telegraph: BEAUTIFUL MEMORIAL TO WOMAN WHO WAS "ALWAYS THERE": The main image of the new window at Haverfordwest's St Martin's Church. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10107419)

1:47pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A WOMAN who touched the lives of hundreds of children but never sought recognition has been memorialised with a new stained glass window at Haverfordwest’s St Martin’s Church.

Unusual passenger to board Fishguard ferry

Western Telegraph: SHED LOADS OF FUN: Pictured enjoying some of Dylan Thomas’ works is Welsh poet, Menna Elfyn and Stena Line’s Alexandra Bradley.

10:39am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PASSENGERS boarding the Stena Europe ferry in Fishguard tomorrow (September 11) should to expect to make way for an unusual passenger.

Goodwick's new war memorial to be unveiled in time for Remembrance

11:09am Tuesday 9th September 2014

GOODWICK’s new war memorial is nearing completion and will be unveiled on Saturday, November 1.

Coastlands celebrates its international links

Western Telegraph: CONNECTING CLASSROOMS: Teacher Salma Rashid is pictured with the staff, parents and pupils from Coastlands School.

9:38am Tuesday 9th September 2014

RECENTLY staff, pupils and parents at Coastlands School in St Ishmaels were delighted to receive a special visitor from Zanzibar.

Grant helps restore Spittal church

Western Telegraph: ST MARY'S CHURCH IN SPITTAL: Major work has been carried out at this picturesque place of worship. PICTURE: Contributed (9898581)

10:24am Monday 8th September 2014

ST MARY’S Church in Spittal is now watertight, thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Forty years of fun and games

Western Telegraph: FORTY YEARS OF CARING FOR KIDS: The supportive staff and happy children say "cheese"! PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10096150)

11:31am Monday 8th September 2014

A LOCAL playgroup is celebrating four decades of looking after little ones.

Having a ball in memory of Catrin

11:27am Monday 8th September 2014

AN autumn dance and ballroom raffle is being held to raise funds for the Catrin Vaughan Foundation this Friday (September 12).

Goodwick artist to be part of prestigious marine exhibition

Western Telegraph: CHOSEN: 'The Kathleen & May in Mounts Bay' will be part of the Royal Society of Marine Artists exhibition in London this October. (10092540)

10:50am Monday 8th September 2014

AN artist from Goodwick has had the honour of having one of his paintings accepted for the Royal Society of Marine Artists exhibition.

Come and meet your local councillors

Western Telegraph: COME AND MEET US: Fishguard and Goodwick Town CouncilPICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:44am Monday 8th September 2014

FISHGUARD and Goodwick town councillors are set to hold monthly surgeries with their constituents.

Come in and and see what we're all about, say hub volunteers

Western Telegraph: CALL IN: Pembroke Dock Encompass Group/Community Hub on 25 Dimond Street. 
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10086914)

9:46am Monday 8th September 2014

A WARM and friendly welcome awaits visitors to the Pembroke Dock’s very own Community Hub.

Alcoholic "didn't remember" crime

3:26pm Friday 5th September 2014

AN ALCOHOLIC admitted stealing booze but claimed she “couldn’t remember doing it” when she appeared before Haverfordwest Magistrates Court last week.

Brummie housing rumour "not true"

3:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

RUMOURS that Birmingham City Council is financing a housing development in Haverfordwest to move “problem tenants” in to are completely unfounded.

Friendship Circle receives a cash boost

11:15am Friday 5th September 2014

THE hard work, energy and enthusiasm of a group of volunteers in Fishguard and Goodwick has paid off.

A weekend the crows will never forget

Western Telegraph: Susan won second prize with her Scarecrow group, 'The Greens'.

10:59am Friday 5th September 2014

CREATIVITY was unleashed in Moylegrove over the August bank holiday weekend.

Men sought for soldier roles in local Opera

Western Telegraph: LOCAL OPERA NEEDS YOU!: Men aged between 16 and 25 are needed to play young soldiers, and you don't even need to be able to sing. Composer Sue Howley is pictured putting the choir through its paces. PICTURE: Contributed (10016114)

1:18pm Thursday 4th September 2014

COULD you play the part of a World War 1 soldier? An Opera commemorating the outbreak of hostilities is looking for three or four young men to join the cast – and you don’t even have to be able to sing.

Village celebrates 'doubly thankful' status with a week of events

Western Telegraph: BIG THANKS: The ‘thankful villages’ tour stopped off in Herbrandston – which saw all its residents in both world wars return alive – to dedicate a special plaque. (9599943) (9980848)

3:11pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A WEEK of activities to mark Herbrandston’s ‘doubly thankful’ status has been held, culminating with an open air service on the village green.

Changing of the guard at Carew Castle

Western Telegraph: NEW VENTURE: Carew Castle's new manager, Daisy Hughes.

12:21pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CAREW Castle boasts a fascinating 2,000 year history, having been home to princesses, dukes and knights since the 11th century; and now there is a new name in charge of the popular visitor attraction.

Craft makers to exhibit in St Davids

10:39am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Craft Makers will open a show at St Davids City Hall today (Wednesday, September 3).

School children help Power Station preserve history

Western Telegraph: Preserving the past: MP Simon Hart and Station manager Andrew Morgan with the time capsule.  (9958040)

10:22am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SCHOOL children have played their part in preserving the past with the burying of a time capsule at Pembroke Power Station along with staff and local MP Simon Hart.

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