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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.

Fin-tastic welcome awaits volunteers

Western Telegraph: PREDATOR: The Ocean Lab's resident shark will be let loose on Saturday.

3:29pm Thursday 19th June 2014

DON’T be alarmed if you see a great white shark making its way to Fishguard on Saturday, June 28.

Fun football kicks off village festival

11:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

WOLFSCASTLE'S 2014 Festival kicks off at the end of this month.

Fishguard girls enjoy international day of football

Western Telegraph: GO TEAM: Fishguard Girls under 14s at the Bridge Meadow in Haverfordwest.

10:15am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A GROUP of youngsters from Fishguard Girls Football Club took part in a Girls Football Festival held at the Bridge Meadow training pitches in Haverfordwest on Saturday, June 14.

Valued train services should be rolled out permanently, says local AM

Western Telegraph: CAMPAINGING: Paul Davies wants Fishguard and Goodwick's enhanced train services to be made permanent.

9:57am Wednesday 18th June 2014

LOCAL Assembly Member Paul Davies is calling for the permanent roll out of Fishguard and Goodwick’s additional train services.

Goodwick Post Office revamp plans confirmed

9:39am Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE Post Office has confirmed its plans to give Goodwick Post Office a much-needed makeover.

Have your say on the future of the town hall

Western Telegraph: HAVE A SAY ON ITS FUTURE: A survey is being circulated asking for people's ideas on what to do with Fishguard Town Hall.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

2:01pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

MEMBERS of the local community are being invited to have a say on the future of Fishguard Town Hall.

Fire station open day is hot success

Western Telegraph: WARM WELCOME: Large crowds gathered at Fishguard Fire Station for the annual open day.PICUTRE: MAWWFRS

9:19am Tuesday 17th June 2014

SERVE the local community, save lives and provide safety advice – it’s all in a day’s work for Fishguard firefighters.

Surplus food cafe celebrates successful first year

Western Telegraph: FRUIT STICKING GOOD: Local children enjoyed making fruit kebabs and pizza at the Transition Cafe party. (6973512)

5:35pm Monday 9th June 2014

A year of producing delicious low cost meals; 5,200 kilos of food saved from landfill; 20 tonnes of carbon saving and a £10,000 grant were some of the things celebrated by Fishguard's Transition Cafe at its first birthday party last Friday.

Town councillors divided over referendum plans

11:17am Monday 9th June 2014

FISHGUARD and Goodwick town councillors were last week divided over plans to challenge the way Pembrokeshire County Council is run.

Challenge to be made on street lighting decision

Western Telegraph: LIGHTS OUT: Councillor Gwilym Price at Goodwick Square.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:07pm Friday 6th June 2014

A CHALLENGE could be made to a decision not to extend the hours of street lighting in Goodwick.

Breakwater walk raises £400

Western Telegraph: BREAKWATER WALK: Around £400 was raised during a recent open day on Fishguard Harbour’s north breakwater. (6914940)

2:42pm Friday 6th June 2014

More than 200 walkers braved the drizzle to walk Fishguard Harbour's north breakwater, raising money for Fishguard and Goodwick RNLI.

Alcohol-free music event is a hit with youngsters

2:27pm Thursday 5th June 2014

A YOUTH music event held in Fishguard on Friday, May 30 has been hailed a huge success.

Ultimate survivor gives something back to cystic fibrosis community

Western Telegraph: DEFYING THE ODDS: Allison John was not expected to live past her teens. She is now a doctor and a soon to be qualified GP.

2:50pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A DOCTOR from Fishguard is on a mission to raise money for the All Wales Cystic Fibrosis Unit.

Ex-military bikers tackle British coastline for Help for Heroes

Western Telegraph: CHARITY BIKERS: Matthew, Luke and the gang on the Parrog in Fishguard.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:43am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A GROUP of charity bikers took time out from travelling Britain’s coastline to make a welcome pit stop in Fishguard last Sunday.

Towns enjoy successful twinning visit

Western Telegraph: ALL TOGETHER NOW: The twinning parties from Fishguard and Goodwick and Loctundy.

3:02pm Friday 30th May 2014

AT the beginning of May, Fishguard and Goodwick Twinning Association hosted a very successful visit by their partners fromLoctudy in Brittany.

Both Fishguard lifeboats launch to mayday call

9:50am Friday 30th May 2014

A SMALL sail boat with a failed engine off Dinas Head made a 'mayday' call as it was being swept towards the rocks in the early evening of Wednesday, May 28.

Goodwick to get its own war memorial

Western Telegraph: PROPOSED LOCATION: The new war memorial will be sited on Goodwick Square.

3:38pm Thursday 29th May 2014

The FISHGUARD and Goodwick branch of the Royal British Legion has announced plans to erect a war memorial on Goodwick Square.

Two more turbines to be added to north Pembrokeshire landscape

2:23pm Monday 26th May 2014

COUNCILLORS unanimously backed plans to site two wind turbines at a north Pembrokeshire farm last week.

Going Rowing: Tablers raise money for stroke charities

Western Telegraph: GOING ROWING: Fishguard & District Round Table took to the River Cleddau to raise money for local stroke charities.  (6458107)

1:25pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Fishguard & District Round Table paddled 12 miles down the River Cleddau to raise money for Withybush's stroke ward and Fishguard Stroke Club.

Reely good news soon to come for theatre

Western Telegraph: REELY GOOD NEWS SOON: Chairman of Theatr Gwaun Community Trust, Richard Goswell, and secretary Jill Edge- pictured in the theatre’s projection box- are assuring audiences that the theatre will soon transition into the digital age. (6455275)

12:46pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Audiences at Fishguard's Theatr Gwaun are being assured that "good news is just around the corner", as the venue transitions into the digital age.

Charity rugby game in memory of cancer victim

Western Telegraph: FAMILY WOMAN: AnnaMarie was a devoted wife and mother

5:01pm Monday 19th May 2014

A CHARITY rugby match is being held this weekend in memory of a Fishguard woman who lost her life to an aggressive form of cancer.

Get your kit on for 25th charity fun run

1:18pm Friday 16th May 2014

A FUN run around Dinas Head this Bank Holiday Monday will be raising cash for cancer charity Tenovus.

Ahoy there me hearties - come and join the pirate walk

Western Telegraph: Fishguard's annual pirates and smugglers walk is hugely popular with locals and visitors

4:12pm Thursday 15th May 2014

FISHGUARD’S hugely popular pirates and smugglers walk returns on Sunday, May 25, as part of the town’s annual folk festival.

Fishguard students to experience American dream

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

12:08pm Thursday 15th May 2014

TWO talented students from Ysgol Bro Gwaun have been chosen to go on a trip of a lifetime this summer.

Chance to have your say on future of Fishguard

12:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Residents of Fishguard and Goodwick are being asked for their input into the twin towns’ development plan at an open meeting this evening (Tuesday).

New service helps Fridays fly by in Fishguard

Western Telegraph: FLYING ON FRIDAY: The Fishguard Friday Flyer is a new dial-a-ride service available to anybody in the area. (6110877)

11:05am Monday 12th May 2014

A new dial-a-ride service for the Fishguard area was launched on Friday (May 9).

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