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Support your local soldiers

10:52am Friday 31st October 2014

THE Mayor of Haverfordwest is appealing for people of all ages to show their support for local troops by attending a military parade in the town on November 18.

Local teenager fundraises for Bali trip

10:37am Friday 31st October 2014

A FUNDRAISING gig takes place in the Cellar Bar, Cardigan on Friday, November 7.

Libretto inspired by true war tale

Western Telegraph: INSPIRED BY HISTORICAL RESEARCH: Peter George's libretto was influenced by real life war stories. PICTURE: Contributed (12150841)

3:19pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ART will imitate life when a World War 1 opera, inspired by the true stories of local soldiers, is performed.

Ladies donate defibrillator to Newport First Responders

Western Telegraph: LIFESAVERS: Stephen Roberts and Peter Davies are presented with the defibrillator by the ladies of Rocesi'r Fro.

11:58am Thursday 30th October 2014

ROCESI’R Fro in the Gwaun Valley is a committee of ladies that meets monthly to enjoy different activities together, but more important are their fundraising activities.

Broad Haven-inspired thriller to be published

10:28am Thursday 30th October 2014

A HISTORICAL thriller written in Broad Haven is set to be published next Halloween.

Cenarth celebrates poet's centenary

Western Telegraph: CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS: Local residents and councillors gather at the launch of Eluned Phillips' memorial.PICTURE: Julie John

11:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE community of Cenarth celebrated the centenary of ‘Reluctant Redhead’ poet Eluned Phillips on Monday, October 27.

Town heads towards a sustainable future

Western Telegraph: MOVING TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE: Transition Haverfordwest's initiatives include the planting of hundreds of publicly accessible fruit and nut trees. PICTURE: Transition Haverfordwest  (12108869)

5:49pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

HAVERFORDWEST has become an “official” Transition Town.

Alarm users urged to be alert

3:54pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

RESIDENTS in north Pembrokeshire who use the County Council’s Community Alarm service are being urged to be on their guard against imposters.

Creative co-op making sparks in Haverfordwest

Western Telegraph: MAKING SPARKS IN HAVERFORDWEST: Creative cooperative members Angie Newman, Peter Jones and Rose Coleman are pictured in the High Street shop.  (12100229)

2:18pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A NEW cooperative of artists and craftspeople has formed to continue the legacy of the Spirit of Enterprise project.

Author recounts tragic story of how great-grandparents were butchered and beheaded

Western Telegraph: BRINGING LETTERS TO LIFE: Prudence Bell with the black tin box in which she found the letters written by her great-grandparents. 
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (12095127)

1:07pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MISSIONARY from St Davids was among thousands of Christians to be hunted down and beheaded during the Chinese Boxer Rebellion at the start of the twentieth century.

Woollen mills weave their way to success

Western Telegraph: Welsh Mills Society chairman Gerallt Nash presents a Certificate of Commendation to Eifion and Amanda Griffiths of Tregwynt Woollen Mill.

4:26pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE Welsh Mills Society recently awarded Certificates of Commendation to two woollen mills in north Pembrokeshire.

Building society’s boost for young brass players

Western Telegraph: Principality Customer Consultants Samantha Young and Charlie Phillips are pictured making the presentation to the young band members at the Phoenix Centre this week.

3:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

GOODWICK’S promising young brass players received another boost this week when the Principality Building Society in Fishguard helped them to purchase another new instrument.

Win £50 in pumpkin carving competition

Western Telegraph: SPOOKTACULAR: Emma Lee, deputy manager; Jacqueline Davies, post office manager; Carol Coe, sales assistant; Katie Roberts, bakery assistant; Nick Scott, Subway deputy manager; and Byron Jenkins, street market manager. (11809170)

4:06pm Monday 27th October 2014

PUMPKINGS and queens are invited to show their creative side at Milford Haven’s Halloween-themed street market on Saturday, November 1.

Cilgerran custodian reveals unexplained sightings in time for Halloween

10:58am Monday 27th October 2014

ON All Hallows’ Eve, it is said that the souls of the dead, unable to rest, walk the earth.

Mini traffic cops are making a stand for school safety

Western Telegraph: HIGH VISIBILITY: Children are working with police and road safety officers to keep pupils safe on the way to school. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (11821774)

5:21pm Sunday 26th October 2014

JUNIOR ‘safety officers’ will be joined by real police officers as they attempt to clamp down on dangerous parking outside a school in Hakin.

War medal for late county music star

Western Telegraph: MUSIC MAN: The late Joffre Swales has been awarded an Arctic Star medal for his contribution to the war effort. (11909248)

3:16pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE family of a former Royal Marines Band member, who served at sea during the Second World War, are celebrating him being posthumously awarded an Arctic Star medal.

Grand win for community centre

Western Telegraph: GRAND WIN: Jill Jack, Chairman Gareth Jones, Councillor Daphne Bush, Suzan Rand from Repic, Councillor Huw George, Development Officer Elizabeth Gossage.  (11899438)

2:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

A PEMBROKE community centre has had a ‘grand’ win recently, gaining £1,000 worth of electrical goods.

Rare treat for Hitchcock fans

Western Telegraph: John Russell Taylor is pictured with Hitchcock during the shooting of Family Plot (1976).

12:28pm Friday 24th October 2014

NEWPORT Film Club will host a rare opportunity to hear a personal insight from Alfred Hitchcock's only authorised biographer, followed by a screening of Vertigo (1958) on Friday, November 7 at Newport Memorial Hall.

Agencies combine to prepare residents for flooding

Western Telegraph: BE PREPARED: Representatives from Natural Resources Wales, the Trunk Roads Agency, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and County Councillors were present at the drop in surgery in Lower Town.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (11799970)

12:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

A DROP in session was held at Fishguard Yacht Club last Tuesday night to make sure local residents are well prepared for incidents of flooding.

On-call firefighters needed at Fishguard Fire Station

Western Telegraph: BACKING THE RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN: County Cllrs Wynne Evans, Pat Davies, Myles Pepper, Gwilym Price are joined by firefighters at Fishguard Fire Station.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (11826559)

4:09pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN open day is being planned at Fishguard Fire Station later this year in a bid to recruit more on-call firefighters.

Solva man's company raises £1.3million for cancer charity

Western Telegraph: CLIC Sargent Christmas celebration at the Royal Albert Hall. 
PICTURE: Angela Walker (11886027)

9:50am Friday 24th October 2014

A SOLVA-born entrepreneur has raised more than £1 million for a children’s cancer charity by organising a series of major concerts.

No royal status for Fishguard and Goodwick

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

1:26pm Friday 24th October 2014

A BID to get royal status for Fishguard and Goodwick has been unsuccessful.

Jackie Morris' magical art to feature in winter show

Western Telegraph: GOLDEN HARE: Jackie's latest exhibition features paintings and drawings of all her favourite creatures.

10:19am Friday 24th October 2014

ST DAVIDS storyteller and illustrator Jackie Morris is bringing her magical art to the National Botanic Garden of Wales this winter.

Excellent advice for Goodwick's Farmhouse Kitchen

Western Telegraph: GREAT ADVICE:  Goodwick’s Farmhouse Kitchen is the proud recipient of a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence. (11865138)

2:57pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Goodwick’s Farmhouse Kitchen cafe is celebrating after receiving a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence.

Street team is here to listen

Western Telegraph: MEET THE TEAM: The new Street Pastors. (11327581)

3:38pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REVELLERS in Pembroke are to benefit from a comforting ear, thanks to the addition of 19 new street pastors to the area.

Script Slam success for writers and actors

Western Telegraph: SUPER SCRIPT: The winner of the best script was Gavin Harrison with 'Vent'.PICTURE: Rob Harvard

12:28pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THEATR Gwaun was filled with laughter when the Pint-Sized Plays Script Slam took place on Saturday, October 4.

Busy time at Ysgol Glannau Gwaun

Western Telegraph: SEAL SPOTTING: Year six pupils took part in a seal trail with National Park warden Ian Meopham.

3:44pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

STAFF and pupils at Ysgol Glannau Gwaun in Fishguard have enjoyed a busy few weeks.

Students show-mae how it's done

Western Telegraph: SHWMAE: Youngsters from Meads School with nursery teacher Mrs Kate Smart (left), nursery learning support assistant Mrs Naomi Walker and Ryan Hackett from the sports centre.

3:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

TO CELEBRATE Shwmae Day last Wednesday, part-time pupils in the nursery class at the Meads School, Milford Haven, had their drawings put on display at the town’s sports centre.

Exceptional physics teacher honoured

Western Telegraph: OUTSTANDING TEACHER: Ysgol Bro Gwaun's Robert Woodman received his award from Dr Frances Saunders, at the Institute of Physics Teacher Awards last week. (11658985)

11:43am Monday 20th October 2014

Ysgol Bro Gwaun physics teacher Robert Woodman has been recognised as a "tireless innovator" and the best in Wales in the annual Institute of Physics (IOP) Teacher Awards.

Fashion-filled fundraiser raises cash for cancer

Western Telegraph: FANTASTIC FUNDRAISING: Emma Griffiths, Cai Morgans, Miranda and  Owain Peakman present Sue Reece from Macmillan (centre) with a cheque for £3,633. (11652798)

9:36am Monday 20th October 2014

A Letterston hairdresser has raised a fantastic £4,133 for local cancer services, following a fashion-filled fundraiser at Wolfscastle Country Hotel.

Woofs and wellies on sponsored walkies

Western Telegraph: PAWS FOR A CAUSE: The SPPOT fundraisers pose for a picture after completing the Marine Walk in Goodwick.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

11:30am Monday 20th October 2014

DOGS and owners from across Pembrokeshire united on Saturday (October 18) for a day of sponsored walkies.

Chelbie is building a great future in industry

Western Telegraph: EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES: Chelbie Jones is carving her own path in carpentry. (11308405)

3:38pm Sunday 19th October 2014

CARPENTRY apprentice Chelbie Jones, from Pembroke, is chipping away at the stereotype that only men can build a career in construction.

School's exhibition is real draw

Western Telegraph: GROUP SHOT: Students with Debbie Mills from Tesco, Headteacher Rod Francis, Head of Art Elizabeth Devonald, Art Technician Katie George, Cllr Eric Harries, and Cllr Sue Perkins, Cabinet Member for Education and Safeguarding. (11558906)

9:42am Saturday 18th October 2014

AN IMPRESSIVE variety of art and photography has been on display at Milford Haven Town Hall this week, thanks to pupils from Milford Haven School.

Health Hub plan for Pembroke Dock library

Western Telegraph: HEALTH HUB: Pembroke Dock Library is to become a health hub.  (11619665)

2:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

Work will be starting shortly on a new ‘Health Hub’ service for Pembroke Dock Library.

Da iawn Calon Y Coridorau

Western Telegraph: ALL HEART: Ysgol Bro Gwaun’s Calon Y Coridorau radio team won the inaugural Pembrokeshire County Council Shwmae award last week. (11612942)

12:52pm Friday 17th October 2014

Winners of the inaugural Pembrokeshire County Council (PCC) Shwmae award, was the team behind Fishguard's school radio, Calon Y Coridorau (Heart of the Corridors).

Can you help identify Solva war heroes?

Western Telegraph: GAINING INSIGHT: As part of their work on WW1, Solva pupils got a taste of life in the trenches at the Morfa Bay ‘Back to the front Experience’.

11:17am Friday 17th October 2014

STAFF and pupils at Ysgol Solfach are asking for people to help them identify a group of local war heroes.

Plan to create 'halfway house' between hospital and home

Western Telegraph: AMBITIOUS PLANS: The County Council wants to bring Hillside care home up to 21st century standards.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:39pm Friday 17th October 2014

PLANS are in the pipeline to refurbish a residential home for the elderly in Goodwick.

Pupils' good work is recognised

Western Telegraph: MERIT WINNERS: High achievers and hard workers were celebrated at Ysgol Bro Gwaun last week. (11611215)

12:15pm Friday 17th October 2014

High achievers and hard workers were celebrated at a recent presentation assembly at Fishguard's Ysgol Bro Gwaun.

Builder gives something back after surviving serious fall

Western Telegraph: GIVING BACK: Dylan Adams pledged to raise money for the Wales Air Ambulance after suffering a serious fall.  (11603254)

10:22am Friday 17th October 2014

A LOCAL building contractor has raised money for the Wales Air Ambulance after suffering a serious fall.

Pembroke’s walls take another step in the 'Journey Through Time'

Western Telegraph: Some of the newly appointed Trustees of the Pembroke Town Walls Trust CIO.

2:39pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PLANS to refurbish the medieval walls of Pembroke have taken a step closer.

Diamond couple unveil life-saving gift

Western Telegraph: DIAMOND COUPLE: Aneurin and Phoebe Lewis unveil Newport's public access defibrillator.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (11571030)

12:16pm Thursday 16th October 2014

NEWPORT now has a public access defibrillator thanks to the generosity of a diamond couple.

Comment on plans to help conserve St Davids’ heritage

11:17am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE National Park Authority is inviting comments on its plans to conserve the built heritage of St Davids.

Top chefs cook up funds for charity

6:06pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THREE of Wales’ most esteemed chefs will be cooking up a storm at The Grove in Narberth tomorrow (Thursday) to raise vital funds for Ty Hafan.

Busy start for new learning centre

Western Telegraph: WHEELY GOOD FUN: Pupils enjoy their Bikeability session.

3:26pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

STAFF and pupils at Ysgol Bro Gwaun’s new learning resource centre have enjoyed a busy first half term.

Local MP lends a hand in school council election

Western Telegraph: DEMOCRACY IN ACTION: Stephen Crabb MP has been made an honorary member of Ysgol Bro Dewi's school council.  (11518553)

11:29am Wednesday 15th October 2014

PUPILS at Ysgol Bro Dewi have elected their new school council for 2014, with the help of the Secretary of State for Wales and local MP, Stephen Crabb.

Book takes closer look at local life

Western Telegraph: The book's cover. (11332930)

11:55am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A NEW book and DVD trace the history of Pembroke and Monkton through the individual stories of local people.

Iconic cathedral clock lovingly restored to former glory

Western Telegraph: PAINSTAKING PROCESS: The Cathedral clock has been restored to its former glory by Smith of Derby. (11472718)

2:43pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THEY have dominated the landscape of Britain’s smallest city for the best part of 150 years.

Home successes in brass band contest

Western Telegraph: WINNING WAYS: Goodwick Youth get set for their winning performance in the West Wales Brass Band Festival.

9:57am Tuesday 14th October 2014

GOODWICK Brass Band soared back to winning ways at the West Wales Festival Contest held at Fishguard on October 4.

Trust holds 'fintastic' fundraiser in Letterston

Western Telegraph: THE 'PLAICE' TO BE:The Pembrokeshire Branch of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust at Something's Cooking.

9:06am Tuesday 14th October 2014

THERE was a full house for the recent Cystic Fibrosis fish and chip supper at Something’s Cooking, Letterston.

Park is jewel in town crown

Western Telegraph: SKATE MATES: Friends of the park visited the site recently. (11325060)

6:54pm Monday 13th October 2014

PEMBROKE Dock’s skate park is being put to good use by the children and young people of the town, as this recent visit by Friends of the Memorial Park so clearly shows.

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