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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.

Wind turbine appeal fails

Western Telegraph: GREEN LIGHT: Carmarthenshire's planning committee approved an application to erect a wind turbine on land off Heol Ddu on the outskirts of Ammanford.

12:32pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A BID to build two 77 metre tall wind turbines near Llanfyrnach has failed after a planning inspector ruled they would harm the character and appearance of the surrounding landscape.

All that jazz at Fishguard library

Western Telegraph: Pictured are musicians ‘Winter Wilson’, who have previously performed at Fishguard Library.

12:08pm Friday 15th August 2014

FISHGUARD Library promises to be a lively cultural hotspot on Bank Holiday Monday (August 25).

Mixed views on Manorowen turbine plans

11:48am Friday 15th August 2014

A PLANNING application to site a wind turbine in Manorowen has been submitted to Pembrokeshire County Council.

New lease set to be agreed for Abercastle Harbour

Western Telegraph: Abercastle HarbourPICTURE: Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority

4:59pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A REPORT on the future management of moorings at Abercastle Harbour is due to be discussed today (Wednesday, August 6) by members of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.

All set for the 37th Ras Beca

2:12pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

CROSS country, fell and other runners from far and wide will descend on the Preseli Hills on Saturday, August 23 for the annual Ras Beca.

Swimmers awarded ribbon accolade

Western Telegraph: FLYING HIGH: Angela Miles (right) presents club members with their insport award.

11:31am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A NORTH Pembrokeshire swimming club has been praised for its work with disabled people.

Spark project introduces young people to National Park

Western Telegraph: (8994690)

11:01am Wednesday 13th August 2014

PROBLEM solving, shelter building and pond dipping was all in a day’s work for a group of youngsters in north Pembrokeshire recently.

Exhibition sheds light on local wartime stories

Western Telegraph: REMEMBERING THE FALLEN: The team behind the WWI exhibition at Fishguard Town Hall.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (9135586)

2:09pm Monday 11th August 2014

AN EXHIBITION showing the devastating effects the First World War had on Fishguard and its surrounding areas has opened in the Town Hall.

Floral artist flies the flag for Fishguard

Western Telegraph: FLOWER POWER: Vivienne Llufrio is pictured with Perpetual Trophy.

1:29pm Monday 11th August 2014

FISHGUARD resident Vivienne Llufrio won first prize for her floral art at this years Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in the "Mirror Image" category.

Ferry crossing boost for band’s competition funds

Western Telegraph: FERRY FUN: Goodwick Brass Band delighted ferry passengers on their journey.

3:03pm Friday 8th August 2014

PASSENGERS on last Sunday’s Fishguard to Rosslare sailing enjoyed some unexpected entertainment.

Soldier to take on marathon challenge in memory of twin brother

Western Telegraph: SAD LOSS: Corporal Chris Gouldsmith (left) is running in memory of his twin brother Lance Corporal Jonathan Gouldsmith (right).

11:47am Friday 8th August 2014

A HAYSCASLTE man is taking on a mammoth marathon challenge in memory of his twin brother.

Quirky fashion designer fulfils lifelong dream

Western Telegraph: STRIKE A  POSE: Charlotte Morgan models a stunning Jaxxon House parachute dress.

3:24pm Thursday 7th August 2014

THE work of local fashion designers was paraded down the catwalk at the Wolfscastle Country Hotel on Sunday, August 3.

£1 million support helps fund local lifesaver

Western Telegraph: Andrew Antonen, Fishguard RNLI lifeboat crew (8987924)

4:20pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A NEW volunteer crew member at Fishguard RNLI lifeboat station has had a vital part of his training funded by a charity.

Belly dancers head to Cardigan for annual celebration

Western Telegraph: Rose Barter (right)  with fellow belly dancers

2:44pm Monday 4th August 2014

BELLY dancers from across west Wales will gather on Cardigan this weekend for the fourth annual Belly Dance Festival.

Community wind turbine plans approved on appeal

1:23pm Monday 4th August 2014

PLANS to site a 45 metre wind turbine at Trebover Farm, Llanychaer have been approved on appeal.

PATCH fundraisers help people in 'horrible situations of poverty'.

Western Telegraph: GRATEFULLY RECEIVED: Rachel and her partner Tom present PATCH a cheque for £2230.80.

3:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A CHEQUE for more than £2,000 was presented to Pembrokeshire Action To Combat Hardship last week.

Historical hall celebrates cash windfall

Western Telegraph: CASH WINDFALL: Llanrhian Church Community Hall as been awarded a grant of £2,743 to undergo improvements.

2:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE small north Pembrokeshire community of Llanrhian is celebrating a cash boost from the latest round of lottery funding.

WWI exhibition to open in Fishguard

3:38pm Sunday 27th July 2014

AN EXHIBITION to commemorate the centenary of the First World War is due to open in Fishguard Town Hall next week.

Hats off to Ladies Day fundraiser

Western Telegraph: CHEERS: The ladies donned their best dresses for the annual garden party.PICTURE: All About You Photography

5:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

ONE of the most glamorous events in the Wolfscastle Country Hotel calendar took place last month.

Popular music event to return this September

12:31pm Monday 21st July 2014

FISHGUARD and Goodwick have another event to add to its already packed music calendar.

Festival plays on for second successful week

12:11pm Monday 21st July 2014

NOW into its second week, there are still scores of top performances to come in this year’s Fishguard International Music Festival.

Mathry wind turbine allowed on appeal

11:41am Monday 21st July 2014

A PLANNING inspector appointed by the Welsh Government has granted permission for a wind turbine in Mathry.

Blooming good effort by green-fingered residents

Western Telegraph: GOOD EFFORT: Wales in Bloom judge John Woods was given a tour of Wolfscastle's floral displays by Rev Geoffrey Eynon.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (8364493)

10:31am Monday 21st July 2014

WOLFSCASTLE residents did themselves proud last week when the judge for Wales in Bloom inspected the village.

Planning appeal held into Penybanc wind turbines

Western Telegraph: WIND POWER: The proposed Penybanc wind turbines would measure 79 metres high.

9:58am Monday 21st July 2014

A PLANNING appeal into erecting two wind turbines near Castlemorris was held in Letterston Memorial Hall last week.

Cash is pouring in for Goodwick's war memorial appeal

12:15pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE fundraising efforts for Goodwick’s war memorial have got off to a flying start.

Rachel's PATCH fundraiser is off to a flyer

Western Telegraph: PROUD TO WORK FOR PATCH: Rachel Morgan with auctioneer Rev Geoffrey EynonPICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:09am Thursday 17th July 2014

A GRAND charity auction was held in the Farmer’s Arms in Mathry on Saturday, July 12 to raise much needed funds for Pembrokeshire Action to Combat Hardship.

Appeal made for part-time firefighters in Fishguard and Goodwick

Western Telegraph: BURNING ISSUE: Union members have expressed concern over plans to combine headquarters. PICTURE: Western Telegraph

9:53am Thursday 17th July 2014

AN appeal has been made to recruit more on-call firefighters in Fishguard and Goodwick.

Fishguard and Goodwick to make an ambitious bid for royal status

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

2:53pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TOWN councillors have approved a request to send a letter to Her Majesty the Queen asking for Fishguard and Goodwick to be granted royal status in recognition of the town’s people fending off the last invasion of Britain.

Town councillors quiz Brains over empty hotel

Western Telegraph: EMPTY HOTEL: The Abergwaun Hotel is currently being marketed by Brains.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:55am Wednesday 16th July 2014

REPRESENTATIVES from Fishguard and Goodwick Town Council recently met with the property manager of Brains to discuss the future of the Abergwaun Hotel.

Bro Gwaun youngsters brush up on crime solving skills

Western Telegraph: CRIME SOLVING: These youngsters enjoyed working together to solve the crimes.

3:41pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

PRIMARY school children from the Bro Gwaun family of schools attended a Year 5 Transition Day on Friday, July 4.

Beauty and the beast conquer Irish sea crossing

Western Telegraph: FINISH LINE: The Beauty and the Beast rowers arrived in Newport just in time for sundown.

2:35pm Friday 11th July 2014

A TEAM of north Pembrokeshire rowers conquered the Irish Sea last Monday (July 7) in a bid to raise money for two local charities.

AM questions Fishguard funding

Western Telegraph: CALL FOR FUNDING: Paul Davies AM on Fishguard's Golden Mile.

10:11am Thursday 10th July 2014

FUNDING for Fishguard’s regeneration was recently raised in the Assembly Chamber by local Assembly Member Paul Davies.

Fishguard author pens new thriller

Western Telegraph: SELF PUBLISHED: Fishguard author Patricia Watkins.

4:09pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

FOLLOWING hotly on the heels of her previous Pembrokeshire novels, Fishguard author Patricia Watkins has penned a new psychological thriller.

IT lessons help bridge the generation gap

Western Telegraph: SHARING SKILLS: Youth club members helped show members of the Friendship Circle how to use Twitter and Skype.

12:43pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

MEMBERS of Goodwick Youth Club have embarked on a new venture to bridge the generation gap in Fishguard and Goodwick.

Accolade for Goodwick company

4:51pm Friday 4th July 2014

A RENEWABLE technology installer from Goodwick has been named June 2014’s Installer of the Month by Navitron – one of the UK’s leading designers and suppliers of green energy systems.

£87,000 for Mathry Church

4:49pm Friday 4th July 2014

MATHRY Church has been awarded £87,000 to pay for urgent repairs to its nave.

Family scale Snowdon for cancer charities

Western Telegraph: A BIG THANK YOU: The Mansell and Edwards families presenting the cheque to Wendy Bradshaw, WHCDU appeal secretary.


4:56pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A local family has scaled the slopes of Snowdon in memory of two much-missed family members.

Town window dressing competition success

Western Telegraph: Judging: The judging of the many businesses involved in the window dressing competition was a serious business.  (7779733)

4:50pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THIRTY-seven businesses took part in the Fishguard and Goodwick Chamber of Trade and Tourism’s window dressing competition last week.

Town council digs deep for first responders

Western Telegraph: LIFESAVING CASH: The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Fishguard and Goodwick, Cllrs Mike Lloyd and Richard Grosvenor present a cheque to Keith and Janice John to buy a defibrillator for Fishguard and Goodwick. PICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:37pm Friday 27th June 2014

A COUPLE from Trecwn are behind a new first responder unit that has been set up in Fishguard and Goodwick.

Minister questioned over Fishguard rail services

1:56pm Friday 27th June 2014

THE future of rail services between Fishguard and Carmarthen has been raised in the Assembly Chamber, thanks to local Assembly Member Paul Davies.

New book explores life growing up in Fishguard

Western Telegraph: Jess by local author Julian Murphy

4:28pm Thursday 19th June 2014

A FORMER Fishguard man is due to release his first audio book next week.

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