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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.

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.

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.

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.

Soroptimists welcome deputy commissioner

10:34am Monday 7th April 2014

THE deputy police and crime commissioner for Dyfed Powys was the guest speaker at an open meeting of Fishguard and District Soroptimists on Tuesday, April 1.

Sea cadets are delighted with their new set of wheels

Western Telegraph: Fishguard Sea Cadets and members of the parent's committee proudly display their fundraising cheque

PICTURE: Western Telegraph   (5178585)

10:11am Monday 7th April 2014

THE keys to Fishguard Sea Cadet’s new mini bus were officially handed over on Friday night (April 4) following five years of fundraising.

Pembrokeshire tractor riders enjoy a weekend of Irish hospitality

Western Telegraph: FLYING THE FLAG FOR PEMBROKESHIRE: More than 40 tractors gathered at Fishguard Port ahead of the weekend's Welsh/Irish Tractor Road Run.  

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9:50am Monday 7th April 2014

FISHGUARD and Pembroke ports were taken over by more than 60 vintage tractors on Friday afternoon (April 4).

Goodwick Brass Band named among the world's best

Western Telegraph: WORLD BEATERS: Members of Goodwick Brass Band celebrate their UK title success in Cheltenham in September.

1:13pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

GOODWICK Brass Band’s accomplishments over the past year have earned them a place in the world’s top 100 rankings.

Evening of traditional music to be held in Dai's memory

Western Telegraph: SORELY MISSED: Folk musician Dai Crowther died in November

10:34am Thursday 3rd April 2014

FOLK musicians will gather in Fishguard on Saturday, April 12 to celebrate the life of a popular local character.

Second exhibition held on proposed biomass plant in Trecwn

Western Telegraph: GOOD RESPONSE: Anne Dugdale and Phil Thompson from Renewable Developments Wales have received local support for the biomas plant in Trecwn 

PICTURE: Western Telegraph (5056924)

11:05am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

PEOPLE in north Pembrokeshire have been given another opportunity to find out more about plans to build an £80 million biomass plant in Trecwn.

Vodafone customers cut off again

4:57pm Monday 31st March 2014

VODAFONE has apologised again for signal failures in the Fishguard area.

Late night bus plan stalls due to lack of funding

3:13pm Friday 28th March 2014

PLANS to introduce a late night bus service in Fishguard and Goodwick have stalled after it was revealed that funding was no longer available.

Dog lovers unite in the Parc

Western Telegraph: BE BRAVE: Pembrokeshire County Council's dog wardens prepare to chip this young colliePICTURE: Western Telegraph

12:20pm Thursday 27th March 2014

DOG lovers were united at Oriel y Parc in St Davids on Wednesday, March 26.

An evening of music and song boosts play area fund

Western Telegraph: HITTING THE RIGHT NOTES: The Ysgol Ger y Llan school orchestraPICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:33am Wednesday 26th March 2014

AN evening of music and song was held at Ysgol Ger y Llan in Letterston last Monday night (March 24) to raise money towards the school’s outdoor play area.

Local kayaking company rides the waves of success

Western Telegraph: ANOTHER HAPPY CUSTOMER: Mike at sea with his labrador Pepper

9:23am Monday 24th March 2014

A NORTH Pembrokeshire business has been voted the nation's most loved holiday company.

Golden girl enjoys palace day out

Western Telegraph: PROUD MOMENT: Carrie-Anne Perkins at St James' Palace

4:40pm Friday 21st March 2014

ON Wednesday, March 19 Carrie-Anne Perkins of Letterston had the honour of being invited to St James’ Palace in London to collect her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award from the Duke himself.

Fishguard and District Soroptimists

9:41am Friday 21st March 2014

AT the last meeting of Fishguard and District Soroptimists, members were sorry to hear that Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon has had to cancel his plans to attend their open meeting at the Fishguard Bay Hotel on April 1.

Strong support for harbour to be run locally

Western Telegraph: UNDER REVIEW: The fees and charges at Lower Town Harbour were subject of a review by Pembrokeshire County CouncilPICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:57pm Thursday 20th March 2014

AROUND 40 people attended a meeting in Fishguard on Monday, March 10 to discuss the future of Lower Town Harbour.

Pupils join forces to celebrate the wonders of science

Western Telegraph: BUILDING SUCCESS: The event at Ysgol Bro Gwaun required the pupils to work together

2:21pm Thursday 20th March 2014

AROUND 150 primary and secondary school pupils came together in Fishguard earlier this month for a day of science celebration.

Post Office revamp gets stamp of approval

2:19pm Thursday 20th March 2014

PLANS have been announced to give Goodwick Post Office a much-needed facelift.

Chamber forges Irish tourism links

12:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

THE sea connects us rather than separates us – that was the message to come from a recent meeting between members of Fishguard and Goodwick Chamber of Trade and Tourism and their Irish counterparts.

Young brass band earn themselves a place in the national finals

Western Telegraph: TOP BRASS: The young musicians of Goodwick Brass Band will compete in the National Brass Band Championships later this year

12:40pm Monday 17th March 2014

GOODWICK Brass Band stunned their rivals at the weekend by claiming a place in the national finals yet again.

North Pembrokeshire wind turbine appeals

12:07pm Monday 17th March 2014

PLANS to site a four wind turbines in north Pembrokeshire are going to appeal, after they were refused by councillors.

'Royals' future for Fishguard footballer

10:39am Monday 17th March 2014

THE future of a young Fishguard footballer is looking bright after she held talks with Reading FC about playing for them when she is older.

Arty students depict life and legacy of Welsh explorer

Western Telegraph: GRAND DESIGNS: Ysgol Bro Gwaun students are presented with their certificates

10:08am Monday 17th March 2014

TO celebrate the life and legacy of the great Welsh naturalist and explorer, Alfred Russel Wallace, a group of students from Ysgol Bro Gwaun entered a competition run by Swansea University.

Education chiefs praise International Women’s Day Exhibition

Western Telegraph: GIRL POWER: Cllr Pat Davies and Kate Evan-Hughes with Soroptimist club members Elin Evans, June Rickards, Sally Francis, Perys Worth and Carole Evans

9:52am Monday 17th March 2014

THE official opening of Fishguard and District Soroptimists 2014 International Women’s Day exhibition took place on Tuesday, March 4 in Fishguard Town Hall.

Chernobyl children make the most of respite care holiday

Western Telegraph: HEART WARMING: The Chernobyl children sing a traditional Russian song to the Llain Las residentsPICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:53pm Friday 14th March 2014

VICTIMS of the world’s worst nuclear disaster have been enjoying a respite care holiday in north Pembrokeshire.

Further discussions to take place over future of Town Hall

9:28am Monday 10th March 2014

IN January more than 40 people turned out to discuss the future of Fishguard Market and Town Hall.

School proud of runners' achievements

Western Telegraph: Ysgol Glannau Gwaun cross country runners Ben Tannahill, Sinead Mayhew and Ceri Watts

11:02am Thursday 6th March 2014

THREE pupils from Ysgol Glannau Gwaun competed in the recent Welsh Cross Country Championships held at Dinefwr in Carmarthenshire.

Credit where credit's due

Western Telegraph: PRAISED: Some of the young actors involved in the production of 'Who Stole the Golden Egg.'

10:51am Thursday 6th March 2014

LOCAL youngsters involved in the recent production of ‘Who Stole the Golden Egg’ at Theatr Gwaun have been praised for their hard work and dedication.

Community cafe welcomes two new cooks

Western Telegraph: NEW RECRUITS: Rosie Jones and Fay Ford promote aTransition Cafe event

10:31am Thursday 6th March 2014

TRANSITION Cafe in Fishguard has welcomed two new members of staff.

AM gets on board with chamber of trade and tourism

Western Telegraph: Paul Davies AM with Eifion Griffiths in front of the restored water wheel at Melin Tregwynt

5:12pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

PRESELI Pembrokeshire AM Paul Davies recently held a productive meeting with Fishguard and Goodwick Chamber of Trade and Tourism.

New brass for award-winning band

4:15pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

MEMBERS of Fishguard and District Round Table accepted an invitation to attend a rehearsal night of Goodwick Brass Band on Monday, March 3.

North Pembrokeshire race wins national award

Western Telegraph: The athletes were treated to beautiful scenery on the running coursePICTURE: Western Telegraph

3:07pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

AFTER keeping the triathlon world on tenterhooks for weeks, the winners of this year's 220 Triathlon Awards have finally been revealed.

Local AM reopens Paul Sartori shop in Fishguard

Western Telegraph: Paul Davies AM, Maisy Dorkings, Ros Raymond, PSF Trustee, Phil Thompson, PSF Trustee, Richard Grosvenor, Mayor of Fishguard and Goodwick, Rita Jenkings, Sartori Store volunteer supervisor, Gwyneth Evans, nostalgia volunteer supervisor.

10:16am Tuesday 4th March 2014

A CHARITY shop opened at a new location in Fishguard earlier this week.

Energy education for Fishguard students

Western Telegraph: ON SITE: Pupils from Ysgol Bro Gwaun at Valero Pembroke Refinery with Valero and TYF Connect personnel.

1:36pm Monday 3rd March 2014

PUPILS from Ysgol Bro Gwaun who took part in a renewable energy project have been rewarded with a trip to Pembroke Refinery.

Luxury touring train calls into Fishguard Harbour

Western Telegraph: RED CARPET: Passengers on the Northern Belle were given red carpet treatment when they arrived in Fishguard Harbour

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3:29pm Friday 28th February 2014

THE UK’s most luxurious touring train called into Fishguard Harbour on Friday, February 28 as part of its Pembrokeshire Coastline and St Davids City journey.

Probation service approached to help clean up twin towns

Western Telegraph: PROBLEM AREA: The tunnel on West Street suffers from graffitiPICTURE: Western Telegraph

2:34pm Friday 28th February 2014

OFFENDERS could soon be used to clean up litter hot spots in Fishguard and Goodwick.

Knitting Jazz wins national award

Western Telegraph: WINNER: Lizzy Stonhold with Knitting Jazz's Epic Award

2:19pm Friday 28th February 2014

A COMMUNITY knitting project which saw Fishguard and Goodwick transformed into a sea of colour overnight has won a national award.

Future is bright for Fishguard and Goodwick Chamber of Trade and Tourism

Western Telegraph: HANDOVER: Outgoing chairman Michael Charlton wishes Christina Shand the best in her new role

12:06pm Thursday 27th February 2014

FISHGUARD and Goodwick Chamber of Trade and Tourism has welcomed a new chairman.

Cash boost for Wolfscastle Over 60's Club

Western Telegraph: CASH WINDFALL: Wolfscastle Over 60's Club celebrates a second round of Lottery funding

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10:25am Thursday 27th February 2014

WOLFSCASTLE Over 60’s Club is celebrating a second round of funding from the National Lottery.

Fishguard heroine to feature in new TV series about unknown Britain

Western Telegraph: Paul Martin is joined by science presenter, Steve Mould, and British historian and broadcaster, Suzannah Lipscomb on the show (4137965)

4:58pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

FISHGUARD and Goodwick’s rich and fascinating history is to feature in a new television series on things you never knew about Britain.

Mayor hosts international students

5:14pm Friday 21st February 2014

INTERNATIONAL students from Pembrokeshire College recently enjoyed a visit to Haverfordwest Town Council chambers.

Rotarians help boost pupil's reading skills

Western Telegraph: BOOKWORMS: Pupils at Ysgol Bro Gwaun have been developing their reading skills

2:52pm Friday 21st February 2014

PUPILS at Ysgol Bro Gwaun have been improving their reading skills, thanks to a group set up the Rotary Club of Fishguard and Goodwick.

Councillors discuss idea of bringing Lower Fishguard Harbour back into local control

Western Telegraph: Lower Fishguard Harbour is currently managed by Pembrokeshire County CouncilPICTURE: Western Telegraph (4174007)

12:54pm Friday 21st February 2014

FISHGUARD and Goodwick Town Council is to explore the possibility of bringing Lower Fishguard Harbour back into local ownership.

Town council to help fund protest bus

4:37pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

FOLLOWING a request from the Save Withybush Action Team (SWAT), Fishguard and Goodwick Town Council has agreed to donate some money towards transportation.

Deadline looms for town councillor nominations

6:12pm Monday 17th February 2014

AN election is to be held for a town councillor for the Goodwick ward of Fishguard and Goodwick Town Council.

Fishguard and District Soroptimists

Western Telegraph: COLOURFUL: The school children with their posters on different countries from around the world

10:41am Monday 17th February 2014

THERE was a buzz of excitement at Ysgol Ger y Llan recently when Fishguard and District Soroptimists gave local primary school children a five hour international challenge.

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