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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lower Town residents are being urged to get ready for winter

Western Telegraph: Emergency services attend flooding at Lower Town Fishguard on January 3, 2014.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:10am Wednesday 1st October 2014

RESIDENTS of Lower Town Fishguard are being urged to get ready for the winter.

Sponsored walkies for SPPOT

Western Telegraph: DOG'S DAY OUT: SPPOT's merry band of volunteers and two very happy customers with Molly.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:02pm Monday 29th September 2014

A SERIES of sponsored dog walks are being held this month to raise money for a community interest company which brings together the needs of people with the needs of dogs.

New PCSO on the beat

Western Telegraph: GETTING TO KNOW YOU: Fishguard and Goodwick's new PCSO Carwyn Phillips.

9:35am Monday 29th September 2014

THE towns of Fishguard and Goodwick have a new PCSO on the beat.

Fishguard to host prestigious brass band competition

10:46am Monday 29th September 2014

THE prestigious West Wales Brass Band contest comes to Fishguard this Saturday, attracting talented musicians from across the country.

Historic Fishguard pub once again closed for business

Western Telegraph: HISTORIC: The Royal Oak is where the historic peace treaty between France and Britain was signed in 1797, following the last invasion of Britain.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:27am Wednesday 24th September 2014

YET another era of an iconic Pembrokeshire pub has come to an end, leaving its future uncertain.

Green light given to Goodwick housing development

8:45am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PLANNING permission has been granted for a new housing development in Goodwick.

£50,000 funding boost for Fishguard and Goodwick

10:09am Monday 22nd September 2014

A FUNDING boost of £50,000 has been announced for the Fishguard and Goodwick Town Centre partnership.

All change at community cafe

Western Telegraph: FOND FAREWELL: Tracey Whistance is presented with gifts from the volunteers at Transition Cafe.

3:45pm Thursday 18th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS at Transition Cafe in Fishguard said a tearful goodbye to their co-ordinator earlier this month.

An exhibition by the late Royston Hopson - 'the man who loved to paint.'

Western Telegraph: COLOURFUL CHARACTER: Royston Hopson called Fishguard home for 54 years.

5:02pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE work of a late, great Fishguard artist will feature in a special exhibition at Fishguard Town Hall next month.

Castlemorris wind turbine appeals dismissed

9:13am Tuesday 16th September 2014

PLANNING appeals into erecting two wind turbines near Castlemorris have been dismissed.

AM praises local family support service

1:28pm Monday 15th September 2014

LOCAL Assembly Member Paul Davies recently paid a visit to Jig-So outreach session in St Dogmaels to hear more about the support services available to local families.

Not just any barbecue at Point Youth Club

Western Telegraph: WHERE THE BBQ BEGINS: Charcoal making with National Park  Ranger Richard Vaughan and members of the Point Youth Club in Fishguard. (10292671)

12:04pm Sunday 14th September 2014

YOUNG people from Fishguard have been getting a taste of the great outdoors this summer as part of a joint project with the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.

Committee vote to visit proposed slurry site

Western Telegraph: HAPPY COWS: The cows going back to their accommodation after milking. PIC: Western Telegraph. (9416686)

4:49pm Saturday 13th September 2014

MEMBERS of a National Park committee agreed to carry out a site visit before deciding on a farm’s ambitious extension plans.

Community cafe recognised for its 'inventive ideas and determination'

Western Telegraph: COOKING UP A STORM: Transition Cafe turns surplus ingredients into delicious meals.

1:13pm Friday 12th September 2014

TRANSITION Bro Gwaun has scooped an award from a national town and city regeneration charity.

AM campaigns for Lower Town bypass

Western Telegraph: Pictured from L-R are: Mrs Sturdgess, Local AM Paul Davies, Mr Sturdgess and town councillor Alex Allison.

11:52am Friday 12th September 2014

PLANS to build a bypass through Lower Town Fishguard will once again be raised at the National Assembly, thanks to local Assembly Member Paul Davies.

Public celebrate Mathry turbine decision

Western Telegraph: INTRUSIVE: This is what Gary and Annie Loch's campsite would have looked like had the turbine been given the go ahead.

9:34am Friday 12th September 2014

THE public gallery let out a loud cheer when plans for a wind turbine in Mathry were turned down this week.

Were you involved in the original Under Milk Wood?

Western Telegraph: ORIGINAL FILM: The late Richard Burton surveying Lower Town Fishguard during the filming of Under Milk Wood.

3:02pm Friday 12th September 2014

WERE you involved in the filming of the 1971 adaptation of Under Milk Wood in Fishguard? If soTheatr Gwaun would love to hear from you.

The Sound of Youth is set to return bigger and better

2:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A YOUTH music event in Fishguard is set to return bigger and better this weekend.

Unusual passenger to board Fishguard ferry

Western Telegraph: SHED LOADS OF FUN: Pictured enjoying some of Dylan Thomas’ works is Welsh poet, Menna Elfyn and Stena Line’s Alexandra Bradley.

10:39am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PASSENGERS boarding the Stena Europe ferry in Fishguard tomorrow (September 11) should to expect to make way for an unusual passenger.

Goodwick's new war memorial to be unveiled in time for Remembrance

11:09am Tuesday 9th September 2014

GOODWICK’s new war memorial is nearing completion and will be unveiled on Saturday, November 1.

Having a ball in memory of Catrin

11:27am Monday 8th September 2014

AN autumn dance and ballroom raffle is being held to raise funds for the Catrin Vaughan Foundation this Friday (September 12).

Goodwick artist to be part of prestigious marine exhibition

Western Telegraph: CHOSEN: 'The Kathleen & May in Mounts Bay' will be part of the Royal Society of Marine Artists exhibition in London this October. (10092540)

10:50am Monday 8th September 2014

AN artist from Goodwick has had the honour of having one of his paintings accepted for the Royal Society of Marine Artists exhibition.

Come and meet your local councillors

Western Telegraph: COME AND MEET US: Fishguard and Goodwick Town CouncilPICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:44am Monday 8th September 2014

FISHGUARD and Goodwick town councillors are set to hold monthly surgeries with their constituents.

Friendship Circle receives a cash boost

11:15am Friday 5th September 2014

THE hard work, energy and enthusiasm of a group of volunteers in Fishguard and Goodwick has paid off.

Wheely big cheque for sportsman Harry

Western Telegraph: Harry is pictured with the cheque for £1,600 to add to the funds already raised by his family. With him are (back row left to right): Angela Miles; Jeanette Griffiths (Harry’s sister); Maggie Stringer and Annette Evans. Front row: Wendy Ratcli

9:33am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A YOUNG Pembrokeshire sportsman has received a boost thanks to members of Fishguard and Goodwick Inner Wheel Club.

Film documents club's historic rise to Millennium Stadium

12:03pm Monday 1st September 2014

COME along to Theatr Gwaun on Thursday, September 4 to re-live Fishguard and Goodwick RFC’S historic trip to the Millennium Stadium.

Offenders to clean up town eyesore

11:17am Monday 1st September 2014

A TEAM of offenders are to transform a graffiti-covered walkway which has become an eyesore in the heart of Fishguard.

POINT helps theatre into digital age

Western Telegraph: Chairman of the Trustees, Richard Goswell received a cheque from the youngsters of POINT.

11:03am Monday 1st September 2014

MEMBERS of a young people’s project in Fishguard recently paid a visit to Theatr Gwaun to present a cheque for £1,000.

Fishguard students get a taste of life in the states

Western Telegraph: BEST AND BRIGHTEST: Amy and Isaac will jet off to America this August

10:01am Monday 1st September 2014

SIXTH form students from Ysgol Bro Gwaun got to live the American dream over the summer.

Patricia proves she is top of the class

Western Telegraph: TOP LEARNER: Patricia (second right) is pictured receiving her Learner of the Year Award in this year's Employer Awards. Also pictured are (L-R): Ceri Davies, Head of Human Resources Pembrokeshire County Council; Ian Westley, Director of Transportatio

9:56am Friday 29th August 2014

THERE seems to be no quenching a Fishguard woman’s thirst for knowledge as she picks up her second learning award of the year.

Hitting the right notes at Fishguard Library

Western Telegraph: BOOKS AND BLUES: The Blues Duo - Tommy Allen and Johnny Hewitt entertain visitors to Fishguard Library.

9:39am Friday 29th August 2014

HUNDREDS of people got into the groove at Fishguard Library over the Bank Holiday weekend.

All set for Dylan Thomas 100 celebrations

1:33pm Monday 25th August 2014

THEATR Gwaun is preparing to host The Dylan Thomas Film Festival as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the poet’s birth.

Catrin's colleagues and pupils to benefit from new outdoor work area

Western Telegraph: NEW FACILITIES: Members of Catrin’s family are pictured with the headteacher of Ysgol Glannau Gwaun and members of staff.

3:38pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A NEW outdoor work area has been unveiled at Ysgol Glannau Gwaun in Fishguard in memory of an outstanding former teacher.

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