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Probus club holds minute silence in memory of Joe

Western Telegraph: NEW MEMBER: George Mathias is welcomed by Pembroke Probus president Robert Gorman.  PICTURE: Mac T. (5582908)

2:54pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PEMBROKE Probus Club held a minute silence at their meeting on Tuesday, April 15.

Banner to add colour to bicentenary celebrations

Western Telegraph: BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: The Pembroke Dock banner-making group is adding to the town's bicentenary celebrations.  PICTURE: Gwen Griffiths. (5579859)

2:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AFTER six months of hard craft the Pembroke Dock banner-making group is looking forward to adding even more colour to the town as it celebrates its bicentenary this year.

Easter fun in county town

Western Telegraph: EASTER FUN IN HAVERFORDWEST: Pictured are Town Sheriff Barbara Morgan, Sheriff's Lady Corinne Codd, Sarah and Iolo Llewellyn, Rachel and Charlie Coleman and Christine Whelton. PICTURE: western Telegraph (5554439)

1:26pm Monday 21st April 2014

COMMUNITY group ‘Haverfordwest at its Best!’ held its third annual Easter Egg Hunt and Bonniest Bonnet competition in the town on Easter Saturday.

'Two peas in a pod' celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Western Telegraph: DIMOND WEDDING: John and Maureen Skeels celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary last Thursday (April 17).  PICTURE: Western Telegraph. (5554253)

12:39pm Monday 21st April 2014

A PEMBROKE couple celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary last Thursday (April 17).

Royal Academy of Music singers return to Pembroke

11:49am Monday 21st April 2014

TICKETS are still available for this Saturday’s (April 26) recital of songs and arias by singers from the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Golden Grove pupils give winning performance to reach national finals

Western Telegraph: A WINNING PERFORMANCE: Pupils will compete at the national finals of a drama competition this summer after winning the Pembrokeshire round.


11:18am Monday 21st April 2014

GOLDEN Grove pupils ended the school term on a high after winning the Pembrokeshire round of a drama competition organised by the Welsh Books Council.

Another sell-out success for Pembroke Rotary Club

Western Telegraph: CHARITY CONCERT: Pembroke Rotary Club and Valero joined forces to bring the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra back to Folly Farm.  (5550985)

10:37am Monday 21st April 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE charities are to benefit from a sell-out concert organised by Pembroke Rotary Club.

Barley Saturday returns to Cardigan

Western Telegraph: A SIGHT TO BEHOLD: A stallion is run through the streets of Cardigan on Barley Saturday

10:27am Monday 21st April 2014

FOR some 150 years, the last Saturday in April has always been celebrated as Barley Saturday in Cardigan.

Eggs-tra Easter boost for PATCH

Western Telegraph: FOR A GOOD CAUSE: The congregation of Pembroke Dock Messy Church went the extra mile this Lent in aid of PATCH.  (5550230)

10:12am Monday 21st April 2014

THE congregation of Pembroke Dock Messy Church went the extra mile this Lent, making sacrifices in aid of charity.

French guests enjoy beret good visit

Western Telegraph: BERET NICE: Beret-wearing Council Chairman, Cllr Arwyn Williams, is pictured with Mayor of Neyland Cllr Maureen Molyneux, Cllr Simon Hancock and French guests. (5510938)

12:27pm Sunday 20th April 2014

NEYLAND’S twinning with the French town of Sanguinet was made official last week, as the French guests sample local music, food and culture during a four-day tour of the county.

Citizens' names needed

11:56am Saturday 19th April 2014

NOMINATIONS for 'great citizens' are needed for Milford Haven Town Council's annual citizens awards.

Litter pickers restore beautiful backdrop to Freshwater West

Western Telegraph: SUPER LITTER PICKERS: Volunteers from the Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park collected a truck-load of rubbish during the litter pick.  (5538409)

4:52pm Friday 18th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS from the Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park collected a truck-load of rubbish at a litter pick at Freshwater West.

£24,000 boost for Pembroke Dock Library

4:16pm Friday 18th April 2014

PEMBROKE Dock Library has been awarded £24,000 to improve its facilities.

Cosh Brewery keep the pressure on at the top

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE Oak were the question setters in the latest round of the Pembroke and Pembroke Dock LVA quiz.

Town councillors object to Lammaston Farm turbine

10:16am Friday 18th April 2014

A PLANNING application for a 42m-tall wind turbine at Lammaston Farm, Watery Lane, Pembroke, has caused concerns among Pembroke town councillors.

Care farm's 'wheelie good Idea' is helping to change lives

9:54am Friday 18th April 2014

A SHIPPING container full of refurbished wheelchairs and mobility aids has arrived in South Africa from north Pembrokeshire.

Police investigate spate of crimes in St Davids

Western Telegraph: MINDLESS DAMAGE: Canon Dorrien Davies and PC 182 Nigel Lewis point out some of the damaged property

9:27am Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE are investigating a spate of criminal damage in St Davids.

Warm welcome extended to new vicar

Western Telegraph: WARM WELCOME: St Mary's Church parishioners greet their new vicar

4:25pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AFTER 12 months without a vicar, members of St Mary’s Church in Fishguard are delighted to welcome their new incumbent, the Rev Christopher Brown.

Scouts and toddlers benefits from charity concert

Western Telegraph: GRATEFUL: Goodwick Sea Scouts and Cylch Meithrin are presented with their cheques

3:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A BILINGUAL concert held recently at Bethel Chapel in Fishguard raised £650 for Goodwick Sea Scouts and Cylch Meithrin.

Broad Haven image could triumph

Western Telegraph: COULD BROAD HAVEN BE THE WINNING IMAGE? : ‘A quiet moment’,  taken by Philip Hobbs of Llandrindod Wells. PICTURE: Philip Hobbs  (5508014)

3:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A STUNNING image of Broad Haven beach has made the short-list of the RNLI’s “My Coast” photography competition.

Super Gran tackles 1,000 mile trek for Shelter Cymru

Western Telegraph: FAB FUNDRAISER: 56-year-old Rebecca Morris is walking around Wales to raise money for Shelter Cymru

2:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A THREE month trek around Wales might not be everyone’s idea of a holiday, but for one grandmother it is the fulfilment of a personal ambition, as well as a chance to support a charity close to her heart.

Foxy pair invade Picton Castle

Western Telegraph: PICTON PLAYS HOST TO GIANT FOXES: The four metre high foxes have been installed and await your wonder. PICTURE: Contributed (5503030)

12:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A WELSH willow artist with an impressive portfolio has installed two giant fox sculptures in the gardens of Picton Castle.

Plaque unveiled for 200th anniversary of Welsh newspaper

Western Telegraph: HONOURING THE PAST: John Walker Williams, Rev Geoffrey Eynon and Mrs Williams at the plaque unveiling ceremony

12:15pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CROWDS gathered in Wolfscastle earlier this month to commemorate a newspaper pioneer and preacher.

Road trip clocks up £3.6k for cancer charity

Western Telegraph: CAH INJECTION: Members of Milford Haven Round Table receiving a donation from Deeside Round Table, (5509407)

12:12pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A ROAD trip that saw five men drive through five nations in under 24 hours has raised more than £3,000 for a Welsh cancer charity.

St Dogmaels volunteers enjoy wild weekend

Western Telegraph: Members of St Dogmaels Youth Club and Herb Garden

11:09am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE community of St Dogmaels recently got back to nature to give bees and butterflies a helping hand.

Heritage centre reveals hidden history of coastal villages

Western Telegraph: OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Volunteers Mil Reynolds, Ira Hemingway, Harriet Bishop, Margaret Copley, Tim and Ann Barkworth, and Yvonne Evans, with Kate Lindley of PLANED. Not pictured: Mary Lewis, Hilary Orton, Derek Lister.PICTURE: Milford Mercury.


10:53am Thursday 17th April 2014

A LOCAL history centre has been making the final touches to its latest display, as it prepares to re-open for the summer.

Young family bring their passion for chocolate to Pembrokeshire

Western Telegraph: CHOCOLATE LOVERS: Mark and Karen OwenPICTURE: Western Telegraph

2:12pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CROWDS gathered in anticipation for the opening of Pembrokeshire’s new chocolate factory on Saturday morning.

Letterston solar farm decision overturned on appeal

2:34pm Monday 14th April 2014

PLANNING permission has been granted to build a 37,000 panel solar farm near Letterston after it was subject to a Welsh Government appeal.

Cwtch reunited with owner after a night in the pub

Western Telegraph: REUNITED: Royal Oak landlord Jonathan Nutting, Anthony Deponeo, Deck Davies and Cwtch the ferret.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (5394910)

12:05pm Monday 14th April 2014

THE mating season got too much for one Pembroke ferret who found himself bedding-up at a town pub for the night.

Exhibition celebrating town bicentenary opens

Western Telegraph: SNAPSHOT OF TOWN HISTORY: An exhibition celebrating Pembroke Dock's bicentenary has opened at the town's library. (5388701)

10:35am Monday 14th April 2014

A FASCINATING new exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of Pembroke Dock is now on display at the town’s library.

Views sought on plans to move St Davids Post Office

10:29am Monday 14th April 2014

THERE are plans to relocate St Davids Post Office a short distance away.

Pete's marathon effort for children's charity

Western Telegraph: MARATHON MAN: Peter proudly holds his London marathon finishers medal

10:20am Monday 14th April 2014

A CARE worker from Solva completed the London Marathon on Sunday, raising more than £2,000 for the NSPCC.

Ignore the bad press and let a Staffie into your heart, says rescuer

Western Telegraph: DOG LOVE: Yvonne rescued ex-breeding dog Maisie after her time was up in the poundPICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:54pm Friday 11th April 2014

THE owner of a small animal rescue centre in north Pembrokeshire is on a mission to change people’s minds about a certain breed of dog.

School choir and orchestra given £1,000 boost ahead of Belgium trip

Western Telegraph: CHEQUE IT OUT: Jonathan James and Mike Cross, of the Loyal Welsh Lodge of Freemasons, with Elaine Page and Pembroke School choir members.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney.   (5358038)

2:40pm Friday 11th April 2014

PEMBROKE School choir and orchestra has been given a £1,000 boost to help pay for a trip to Belgium this summer.

St Davids community farm group enjoy the fruits of their labour

Western Telegraph: STUNNING SCENERY: Caerhys Farm is a stone's throw from Abereiddy beach and enjoys panoramic views of the sea

2:36pm Friday 11th April 2014

WOULD you like to get your hands dirty with like-minded people? Then why not become part of a thriving farm group just outside of St Davids.

Pandemonium at Golden Grove

Western Telegraph: ON THE WILD SIDE: Pupils from Golden Grove have been learning about wildlife and protectiing the rainforest. (5362371)

2:33pm Friday 11th April 2014

IT was Pandemonium at Golden Grove School the week before last as pupils got to experience what life was like in the Victorian times and discover world wildlife.

Simulator project reaches new heights at Pembroke Power Station

2:26pm Friday 11th April 2014

A STATE of the art power plant simulator is to revolutionise training at Pembroke Power Station.

School choir and orchestra given £1,000 boost ahead of Belgium trip

Western Telegraph: CHEQUE IT OUT: Jonathan James and Mike Cross, of the Loyal Welsh Lodge of Freemasons, with Elaine Page and Pembroke School choir members.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney.   (5358038)

2:15pm Friday 11th April 2014

PEMBROKE School choir and orchestra has been given a £1,000 boost to help pay for a trip to Belgium this summer.

Service to be held for 79 men who died in landing craft accident

12:26pm Friday 11th April 2014

A SERVICE of remembrance to HM Landing Craft Gun (L) s 15-16 and HMS Rosemary will be held at Freshwater West car park on Friday, April 25, at 3pm.

Presentation evening celebrates student success

Western Telegraph: CELEBRATED: The past pupils of Ysgol Bro Gwaun receive their awards

11:56am Friday 11th April 2014

YSGOL Bro Gwaun’s annual prize and certificate evening was held on April 7, celebrating the success of past and present pupils.

Chamber working hard to promote twin towns to tourists

Western Telegraph: ALL ABOARD: Fishguard and Goodwick welcomes its first official coach visit of the tourism season

11:32am Friday 11th April 2014

THE holiday season has officially started in Fishguard and Goodwick, with the arrival of the first welcomed coach visit.

Pop star's cathedral concert hailed a huge success

Western Telegraph: GRATEFUL: Roy and his wife Marian present a cheque to Bryan Rees and Allyson Burrows of Shalom House

PICTURE: Western Telegraph  (5351824)

11:05am Friday 11th April 2014

A CONCERT performed by a famous singing star raised more than £3,000 for Shalom House last month.

Looking good earns cadets bronze medal

Western Telegraph: The Standard Party Team and Piping Team. (5095567)

4:39pm Thursday 10th April 2014

MILFORD Haven Sea Cadets beat off fierce competition to claim bronze at the annual South West Area Drill and Piping Competition.

Councillors to carry out site visit before deciding on Narberth development

4:32pm Thursday 10th April 2014

AN application for a residential development in Narberth came back before Pembrokeshire’s planning committee on Tuesday, April 8.

Bicentenary is cause for celebration of school music

Western Telegraph: MUSICAL TALENT: Some of the musicians who took part in the concert.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney, (5335789)

2:27pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A CONCERT showcasing young musical talent in Pembrokeshire was held at Pembroke School recently.

Drama workshops drum home anti-drug message

Western Telegraph: DRUGS AWARENESS: Rotarians Ken Chung and Pat Russell, and Valero public affairs assistant William James, with pupils from Angle VC School, Orielton CP School and Stackpole VC School.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (5333146)

1:58pm Thursday 10th April 2014

PRIMARY school pupils have been learning about the dangers of drugs and peer pressure through drama, thanks to Valero and Pembroke Rotary Club.

Legion seeks war memorabilia for exhibition

11:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

TO COMMEMORATE the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, the Milford Haven branch of the Royal British Legion is organising an exhibition later this year – and is looking for local people to contribute.

Silcox extension plans given the green light

11:21am Thursday 10th April 2014

A PLANNING application to redevelop a coach depot in Pembroke Dock was unanimously backed by councillors last week.

Hallelujah! New place of worship approved

10:50am Thursday 10th April 2014

PLANS to build a new place of worship for a growing congregation in Haverfordwest were given the thumbs up by Pembrokeshire’s planning committee last week.

Refinery supports oiled birds centre

Western Telegraph: Jean Hains, pictured receiving a cheque for £250 from Richard Livock of Murco. (5104727)

5:05pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A UNIQUE local centre that specialises in treating birds contaminated in oil spills has received a £250 cash boost.

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