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'Hat police' on patrol for carnival week

6:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NARBERTH Civic Week is currently in full swing with dozens of action-packed events for all the family in and around the town.

Sporting stars shine in St Davids

Western Telegraph: SPORTS DAY: Pictured are the pupils of Ysgol Bro Dewi, Ysgol Croesgoch,  Solva CP School  and Ysgol Dewi Sant Ambassadors.

3:13pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PRIMARY schools in the St Davids area came together during the last week of term for a joint district sports day.

FlyPad challenge is a success

Western Telegraph: FLYING START: Chairman Dan Davies presenting a cheque of £175 to Anna Phillips. (8316670)

5:58pm Monday 21st July 2014

A SUPPORT worker from Milford Haven is flying high after completing a tandem skydive in Swansea.

Chance to discuss demolition plans

4:18pm Monday 21st July 2014

PLANS to demolish Tenby’s infants school and replace it with a new building on playing fields are up for discussion at an open public meeting today (Wednesday).

Displays mark 100 years since Great War

3:49pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE centenary of the First World War is to be the subject of the second major exhibition by Saundersfoot Historical Society.

Stroke of luck for swimming pool campaign

3:27pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE campaign to save Narberth swimming pool has been given a boost, thanks to planning permission being granted for proposed developments and improvements.

Long Course champion congratulated

Western Telegraph: SPORTING CREW: Oliver Simon (third left) and Tenby Leisure Centre colleagues celebrate their Long Course Weekend successes. (8419718)

1:39pm Monday 21st July 2014

LONG Course Weekend champion, Oliver Simon, has been congratulated by fellow staff at Tenby Leisure Centre for his success in the event.

Popular music event to return this September

12:31pm Monday 21st July 2014

FISHGUARD and Goodwick have another event to add to its already packed music calendar.

Festival plays on for second successful week

12:11pm Monday 21st July 2014

NOW into its second week, there are still scores of top performances to come in this year’s Fishguard International Music Festival.

School clean-up

Western Telegraph: TEAM EFFORT: The local community came together to give Orielton School an end of year spring clean.

11:57am Monday 21st July 2014

THE local community came together to give Orielton School an end of year spring clean recently.

Mathry wind turbine allowed on appeal

11:41am Monday 21st July 2014

A PLANNING inspector appointed by the Welsh Government has granted permission for a wind turbine in Mathry.

300 join the Tour de Tenby

Western Telegraph: TOUR DE FORCE: Young cyclists pedal away in the Tour de Tenby.
PICTURE: Martin Cavaney Photography.

11:25am Monday 21st July 2014

OVER 300 young cyclists took to the streets of Tenby on Thursday for the seventh running of the Tour de Tenby.

Sports day success for Golden Grove

Western Telegraph: TOP EFFORT: Pupils proudly display their winning stickers. (8413253)

10:43am Monday 21st July 2014

A LARGE crowd of parents and families turned out in support of Golden Grove School, Pembroke, which held its annual foundation phase pupils’ sports day recently.

Blooming good effort by green-fingered residents

Western Telegraph: GOOD EFFORT: Wales in Bloom judge John Woods was given a tour of Wolfscastle's floral displays by Rev Geoffrey Eynon.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (8364493)

10:31am Monday 21st July 2014

WOLFSCASTLE residents did themselves proud last week when the judge for Wales in Bloom inspected the village.

Planning appeal held into Penybanc wind turbines

Western Telegraph: WIND POWER: The proposed Penybanc wind turbines would measure 79 metres high.

9:58am Monday 21st July 2014

A PLANNING appeal into erecting two wind turbines near Castlemorris was held in Letterston Memorial Hall last week.

Beauty raises money for charity that "saved her life"

Western Telegraph: BEAUTY PAGEANT FINALIST: Amy Remington of Pembroke.   (8374835)

9:02am Monday 21st July 2014

A BEAUTY queen hopeful is giving something back by raising money for a domestic abuse charity which helped her flee an abusive relationship.

School's outside thanks to wellies gift

Western Telegraph: SCHOOL'S OUTSIDE FOR SUMMER: Meads Infant and Nursery School pupils with Wendy Goldsworthy, Dragon LNG External Affairs and Communications Advisor (pictured left) and the Forest School Leader, Nia Phillips (pictured right). (8292840)

2:44pm Saturday 19th July 2014

LOCAL children will be free to explore the outside world thanks to a donation from a local LNG terminal.

Llanion Warriors Rowing Club raise £8,000 for charity

Western Telegraph: TOP EFFORT: Llanion Warriors Rowing Club raised £8,000 for Paul Sartori Foundation and Stackpole Mencap Walled Gardens.  (8387529)

5:34pm Friday 18th July 2014

TWO Pembrokeshire charities have been given a boost thanks to the fantastic fundraising efforts of Llanion Warriors Rowing Club.

Call to make town's carnival biggest and best

5:03pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE QUINS is calling on all pubs, clubs and organisations in Pembroke Dock to help make this year’s carnival the biggest and best.

Sea Sunday highlights plight of abandoned seafarers

Western Telegraph: SEA SUNDAY: Angle played its part in the Mission to Seafarers’ (MTS) campaign which kicked off on Sunday, July 13.  PICTURE: Owen Howells.  (8382310)

4:35pm Friday 18th July 2014

ANGLE played its part in the Mission to Seafarers’ (MTS) Sea Sunday campaign which kicked off on Sunday, July 13.

Duck racing returns to Freshwater East

Western Telegraph: WHAT A QUACKER: Charity duck races are being held at Freshwater East on Friday, August 8 and Friday, August 15.  PICTURE: Simon Lloyd Photography.  (8380074)

4:05pm Friday 18th July 2014

AFTER a break of nearly 15 years, duck racing is to return to Freshwater East beach.

Flower power comes to St John’s Church

Western Telegraph: FESTIVAL FEVER: Flower power comes to St John’s Church.


3:35pm Friday 18th July 2014

A PEMBROKE Dock church is to feel the full effect of flower power this week (July 22 to 27).

Small community has a big heart

Western Telegraph: DIG THIS: Manorbier Newton's garden fundraisers raised over £3,000 for Pembrokeshire's Shalom House. (8370042)

3:09pm Friday 18th July 2014

A SMALL community with a big heart has raised over £3,000 for a Pembrokeshire charity through its Open Gardens Afternoon.

Fundraisers push the boundaries for Sunderland Ward

3:03pm Friday 18th July 2014

STAFF from South Pembrokeshire Hospital will be taking part in a fancy dress bed push to raise money for Sunderland Ward.

Airman remembered by family in France

Western Telegraph: REMEMBERING: Sgt Ernest George Lewis’s family remembered him at a day of 70th anniversary commemorations.   (8374644)

2:49pm Friday 18th July 2014

A PEMBROKE Dock man – killed in action on June 23 1944 – was remembered by members of his family recently.

Generous shoppers donate to foodbank

Western Telegraph: COLLECTING FOOD FOR LOCALS IN CRISIS: Pictured (left to right) are Diane Bentall, Stephanie Higgitt, Paul Davies AM, Tirzah Redman (Pembrokeshire foodbank Manager) and David Bentall. PICTURE: Contributed (8371071)

2:47pm Friday 18th July 2014

HAVERFORDWEST shoppers donated a generous 1030.4 kg of food and £187.49 to Pembrokeshire foodbank - in association with Trussell Trust – during a three day National Collection at the local branch of Tesco.

Churches welcome SASRA visit

Western Telegraph: SPREADING THE WORD: Pastor Rob James, Bob Elliot, Matthew Glass and Bob’s son, Gareth.  (8373011)

2:31pm Friday 18th July 2014

A REPRESENTATIVE from an association which aims to share the Christian message with people in the armed forces has visited churches throughout the county, including Pembroke.

30 jobs created by new pub

12:41pm Friday 18th July 2014

MORE than 30 new jobs will be available at a brand new pub and restaurant in Haverfordwest that is under construction and due for completion in October this year.

Volunteer award for former Tenby Museum curator

Western Telegraph: VOLUNTEER AWARD: Kathy Talbot. (8367806)

11:30am Friday 18th July 2014

The former honorary curator of Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, Kathy Talbot, has received a top Welsh volunteering award.

Cash is pouring in for Goodwick's war memorial appeal

12:15pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE fundraising efforts for Goodwick’s war memorial have got off to a flying start.

RAF Brawdy to reunite at 14th Signal open day

Western Telegraph: BACK IN THE DAY: This photograph was taken on October 22, 1982 when 'Winston' finally left Brawdy for Leeming. The aircraft is still flying to this day.PICTURE: David Jones

11:03am Thursday 17th July 2014

A LARGE group of people who were stationed at RAF Brawdy are planning to meet up at the annual 14 Signal Regiment open day on Saturday, July 26.

Rachel's PATCH fundraiser is off to a flyer

Western Telegraph: PROUD TO WORK FOR PATCH: Rachel Morgan with auctioneer Rev Geoffrey EynonPICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:09am Thursday 17th July 2014

A GRAND charity auction was held in the Farmer’s Arms in Mathry on Saturday, July 12 to raise much needed funds for Pembrokeshire Action to Combat Hardship.

Award for cadet's 'astounding' work

Western Telegraph: SUPER CADET: Petty Officer Cadet Callum Snape with the Mayor of Milford Haven. (8277349)

10:03am Thursday 17th July 2014

A LOCAL Sea Cadet has been presented with an award from Milford Haven Town Council for his ‘astounding’ work in the community.

Appeal made for part-time firefighters in Fishguard and Goodwick

Western Telegraph: BURNING ISSUE: Union members have expressed concern over plans to combine headquarters. PICTURE: Western Telegraph

9:53am Thursday 17th July 2014

AN appeal has been made to recruit more on-call firefighters in Fishguard and Goodwick.

Johnston School visits the Western Telegraph

Western Telegraph:

2:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SIX pupils from year 6 of Johnston CP School visited the offices of the Western Telegraph newspaper to see how newspapers are published in Pembrokeshire.

Fishguard and Goodwick to make an ambitious bid for royal status

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

2:53pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TOWN councillors have approved a request to send a letter to Her Majesty the Queen asking for Fishguard and Goodwick to be granted royal status in recognition of the town’s people fending off the last invasion of Britain.

Message to the future shines light on next generation

Western Telegraph: GOING UNDERGROUND: Year 7 pupils from Milford Haven School bury the time capsule at the Liddeston Ridge Solar Array. It will be dug up in 25 years time. (8290742)

12:36pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A GROUP of year seven pupils from Milford Haven School recently took a glimpse into their future.

Town councillors quiz Brains over empty hotel

Western Telegraph: EMPTY HOTEL: The Abergwaun Hotel is currently being marketed by Brains.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:55am Wednesday 16th July 2014

REPRESENTATIVES from Fishguard and Goodwick Town Council recently met with the property manager of Brains to discuss the future of the Abergwaun Hotel.

Irish dancing school stepping out

Western Telegraph: Reel girls: Katie Harries (left) and Kira Hardy are launching a new Irish dancing school.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography

10:44am Wednesday 16th July 2014

STEPPING out on a new Irish dancing venture together are Katie Harries and Kira Hardy.

Bro Gwaun youngsters brush up on crime solving skills

Western Telegraph: CRIME SOLVING: These youngsters enjoyed working together to solve the crimes.

3:41pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

PRIMARY school children from the Bro Gwaun family of schools attended a Year 5 Transition Day on Friday, July 4.

Joyce enjoys visit to Teifi wildlife project

Western Telegraph: Joyce Watson AM is pictured with Lizzy Wilberforce from the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.

3:20pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

MID and West Wales AM Joyce Watson recently visited the Welsh Wildlife Centre in Cilgerran to see how a new project to boost one of Wales’s most important habitats is coming along.

Successful launch to civic year

Western Telegraph: CIVIC SERVICE: Mayor of Neyland Simon Hancock with councillors and representatives. (8239949)

2:24pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

NEYLAND councillors enjoyed a well-attended service at St Clement’s Church on Sunday (July 13), marking the official start of the mayor’s year in office.

Family legacy provides new lifeboat for Little and Broad Haven

Western Telegraph: Lifeboat: Crowds gathered for a dedication for a new inshore lifeboat at Little Haven. PICTURE: Ben Evans.  (8107120)

11:18am Tuesday 15th July 2014

LITTLE and Broad Haven RNLI’s new inshore lifeboat was welcomed by crowds as a special dedication ceremony was held recently.

Country star lends his voice to animal rescue single

Western Telegraph: CHARITY SINGLE: All alone (rescue me) is now available to download worldwide.

6:49pm Monday 14th July 2014

GREENACRES Animal Rescue Centre is making a noise it hopes will be heard way beyond Pembrokeshire.

Woodturners show off their craft

3:11pm Monday 14th July 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Woodturners will be sharing and showing their wood craft to visitors at Colby Woodland garden this Sunday (July 20) from 10am till 4.30pm.

Ella celebrates 103rd birthday in style

Western Telegraph: BIG BIRTHDAY BASH: Ella Maude Harris pictured with Pembroke Dock mayor Cllr Pam George and mayoress Lauren George.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (8189730)

2:34pm Monday 14th July 2014

CAKES, cards, flowers, family and a drop of fizz – what more does anyone need to celebrate a 103rd birthday?

Two charities benefit from mum's brave leap

Western Telegraph: BRAVE MUM MAKES THE LEAP FOR TWO CHARITIES: Georgina Horton-Jones will donate the money she has collected to Child Growth Foundation UK and UNIQUE. PICTURE: Contributed (8188096)

1:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

A SKYDIVING Haverfordwest mum raised nearly £500 for two charities very close to her heart.

Bicentenary celebrations continue with huge military parade

1:03pm Monday 14th July 2014

PEMBROKE Dock is gearing up for one of the biggest military parades the town has ever seen.

Brave abseilers scale new heights for charity

12:35pm Monday 14th July 2014

A GROUP of daredevils with a head for heights have abseiled down Pembroke Castle in aid of charity.

Festival fever brings Cosh community together

Western Telegraph: FESTIVAL FEVER: The Vagrants Crew led a procession from the village centre to the marquees at the playing field.  PICTURE: Jon Rowlands.


11:09am Monday 14th July 2014

THE sun shone on Cosheston’s annual festival of music and dance on Saturday, July 5.

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