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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.
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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.

Day of action to highlight dog fouling

Western Telegraph: PENDINE PATROL: Highlighting dog fouling hotspots near the seafront are Carmarthenshire County Council's Tidy Towns officer, Brian Mogford; Councillor Jim Jones; Daniel Snaith, Keep Wales Tidy; Pendine Community Council chairman, Peter Bowering and en

6:01pm Monday 13th October 2014

A day of action to highlight the problem of dog fouling has taken place to show the public there will be no messing with offenders.

Pembroke to host a celebration of the humble apple

5:26pm Monday 13th October 2014

A CELEBRATION of apples and orchards will be held in Pembroke on Saturday, October 25.

Memorial bench returned to grateful widow after storms

Western Telegraph: Staff from Newsurf haul the heavy bench over the pebble bank in Newgale.

1:11pm Monday 13th October 2014

A MEMORIAL bench will be returned to its rightful place after being washed away in last week’s storms.

Chance to sit and reflect on soldier's life

Western Telegraph: TRAGIC DEATH: Clifford Harries, pictured during his Army service.
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3:13pm Saturday 11th October 2014

EXACTLY 60 years after a young Pembroke man died in an accident at the local RAF station, a seat has been dedicated in his memory at the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre.

SCHOOLS REORGANISATION: Second public meeting planned about Angle peninusla schools

Western Telegraph:

11:53am Friday 10th October 2014

Due to high levels of interest, a second public meeting has been arranged to discuss Pembrokeshire County Council’s decision to review education provision on the Angle peninsula.

Local men take on Cardiff challenge

Western Telegraph: WORK FORCE: 80 members of staff took part in the charity challenge. (11349380)

4:27pm Friday 10th October 2014

FOUR local men proved they can overcome any obstacle by completing a ‘survival’ charity challenge.

Rot causes play park cut back

Western Telegraph: ROTTEN LUCK: Much of the wooden play equipment at Goodwick park has been removed by Pembrokeshire County Council after rot (see insert) was discovered in some of the structure. (11341123)

2:15pm Friday 10th October 2014

Cries of “Mum, Dad the park’s gone” could be heard from disappointed youngsters in Goodwick last week.

Llangwm commemorates Second World War with special concert

11:47am Friday 10th October 2014

A special concert in aid of the Royal British Legion will take place at St Jerome’s Church Llangwm at the end of the month.

Funding Boost for Tabernacle Schoolroom Community Centre

11:27am Friday 10th October 2014

Tabernacle Schoolroom Community Centre is celebrating a significant funding boost which will help with refurbishment.

Artist seas potential in children's work

Western Telegraph: SEA HOW THEY'VE DONE: Cllr Eric Harries with winners and artist Dorian Spencer Davies. PICTURE: WesternTelegraph. (11164609)

6:09pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

LIFE under the sea was the focus for junior artists in Milford Haven Musuem's summer drawing competition.

Skate park popular in Pembroke Dock

Western Telegraph: SKATING ALONG: The Friends of the Memorial Park group visited the recently completed skate park in Pembroke Dock.  (11252777)

12:55pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

PEMBROKE Dock’s skate park has been a popular attraction since its completion last month and the Friends of Memorial Park have paid a visit to see for themselves.

Solar farm's 50k funding for communities

4:23pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

COMMUNITIES neighbouring a new solar farm to the west of Crundale are to benefit from a £50,000 funding pot.

Future of historic Fair in doubt?

Western Telegraph: ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR - BUT FOR HOW MUCH LONGER?: Mayor Roy Thomas, Abie Dantar, Showman’s Guild of South Wales and Northern Ireland chairman, and Mrs Shirley Thomas take a spin on the Waltzers. PICTURE: Penzz Photography (11159375)

5:17pm Monday 6th October 2014

HAVERFORDWEST could lose its centuries-old Fair because the site it has moved to is too small.

35 jobs boost for Pembroke Dock firm

5:17pm Monday 6th October 2014

A FUNDING boost of £1.5m is to create 35 new local jobs at Genpower’s headquarters Pembroke Dock.

Charity offers free computer courses

Western Telegraph: GET CLICKING: The  free courses are open to everyone.

4:40pm Monday 6th October 2014

A MILFORD Haven-based charity that helps families get back on their feet is now helping people get online.



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