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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.

Special gift for centenary pupils

Western Telegraph: A SCHOOL BUILT ON BLACK DIAMONDS: Every pupil will receive a special centenary coal wagon. PICTURE: Hook School (5228474)

9:31am Tuesday 8th April 2014

PUPILS at Hook CP School have taken home a very special gift to mark the establishment’s 100 year anniversary.

Little Haven is setting for S4C love story

Western Telegraph: LOVE STORY: TV crew filming new S4C show Cara Fi in Little Haven .
PICTURES: Sarah Dollard (5072127)

2:23pm Friday 4th April 2014

LITTLE Haven has joined the list of Pembrokeshire towns captured on screen, as the village plays hosts to crews from S4C.

Local traditions get cash boost

10:03am Monday 31st March 2014

FOUR local groups that are helping keep Welsh traditions alive have been given a cash boost from Haverfordwest Town Council.

Egg company's wind turbine application approved

1:17pm Monday 17th March 2014

PLANNING permission has been granted to site a 46.3 metre wind turbine at Portfield Gate, Haverfordwest.

Sardis turbine turned down, but fight 'not over'

12:39pm Friday 14th March 2014

RESIDENTS of Sardis and Hill Mountain have 'won the battle but not the war' after a planning application for a 34metre wind turbine was turned down by Pembrokeshire County Council.


10:23am Friday 14th March 2014

A CONCERT celebrating the Welsh language will be held at Sir Thomas Picton School on Thursday, March 20.

Success for St David's Day celebration

10:20am Tuesday 11th March 2014

THE county town was awash with red, white and green for St David’s Day, as shoppers enjoyed a celebration of all things Welsh in Haverfordwest.

The Royal British Legion Women's Section

1:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

The Women’s Section branch meeting will be held on Wednesday March 12 at the Services Club at 7.30pm.

You sing, charity wins

Western Telegraph: SING WITH THE STARS: Join Grenville Jones and the Bath Male Choir and raise money for charity. PICTURE: Contributed (4311100)

2:56pm Friday 28th February 2014

TWO Pembrokeshire College colleagues hoping to trek the Himalayas for the Paul Sartori Foundation are taking their fundraising efforts to the next level with the help of a TV star choir leader.

Llangwm shares Great War mementos

Western Telegraph: SHARE YOUR WAR MEMENTOS: Llangwm Local History Society member Graham Stephens takes details from Llangwm resident Jacqui Wordsworth at last month’s scanning evening. PICTURE: Contributed (4312525)

2:35pm Friday 28th February 2014

PREPARATIONS for an exhibition of First World War mementos in Llangwm are revealing fascinating glimpses of life at home and at the front during the conflict.

Author hopes for fiction fame

Western Telegraph: BESTSELLER IN THE MAKING?: Val Addicott beavers away at her latest publishing project. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (4057587)

8:23am Thursday 20th February 2014

A HAVERFORDWEST author has designs on being the next Catherine Cookson.

STP are top of the cops

Western Telegraph: Dyfed-Powys Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Pam Kelly; Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Burton: Assistant Chief Fire Officer Chris Davies; STP teacher Alyson Moules; Superintendent Chris Curtis; School Community Police Officer Jenny Thomas; Re

9:13am Tuesday 18th February 2014

STUDENTS from a Haverfordwest school beat pupils from across the country to claim victory a national police quiz.

Kayak Clubhouse hopes for Haverfordwest

9:07am Monday 17th February 2014

HAVERFORDWEST Kayak Club has been given the provisional go-ahead to build a clubhouse on land north of Bridge Meadow lane.

Damage to roof at Sir Thomas Picton School

Western Telegraph: sir thomas picton school roof peeled back like a sardine can.

7:51pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

This picture shows the Sir Thomas Picton school roof which has been 'peeled back like a sardine can' in today's high winds, according to Julian Wealthall who sent in this picture.

PATCH's Haverfordwest base to reopen

1:45pm Monday 27th January 2014

THE Haverfordwest base of well-known charity PATCH is due to reopen in a new location on February 21 after being closed last year.

Surgery thanks for memorial donation

Western Telegraph: GENEROUS DONATION: Mrs Ann Hughes and Mrs Mary Morgan, with practice manager Mrs Nicola Tinsley and Dr Richards. (3347929)

11:02am Saturday 18th January 2014

THE family of a Haverfordwest man, who died aged 58, has donated £500 in his memory.

Llangwm celebrates Lottery boost

Western Telegraph: CASH BOOST: The money will be used to renovate the medieval church and create an exhibition about its Flemish origins. (3350992)

5:02pm Thursday 16th January 2014

A FUNDING boost of more than £17,000 will help bring an 800-year-old Llangwm church into the 21st century.

Kay's 15 years in the frame

Western Telegraph: LONG-SIGHTED: Kay Sizer, pictured with Paul Skoczek, has been described as an ‘integral part' of the Specsavers team. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (3371403)

7:02pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

A HAVERFORDWEST woman has celebrated 15 years of serving the community.

Top fundraiser wins trophy

Western Telegraph: FANTASTIC FUNDRAISING: Tessa Phillips, of Haverfordwest, winner of the Valero trophy for the most sponsorship by an individual.  (3347319)

11:02am Thursday 9th January 2014

A TOP fundraiser from Haverfordwest has been presented with a trophy for raising the most amount of individual sponsorship at the 2013 Dawn Walk in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Walwyns Castle turbine plans backed

12:01pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

A WALWYNS Castle wind turbine application is due to be heard at a meeting of the council’s planning committee on Tuesday, January 7.

Wind turbine plans to be discussed in the New Year

4:41pm Monday 30th December 2013

PLANS to erect a 34 metre wind turbine on the outskirts of Haverfordwest will go before a planning committee in the New Year.

Nan says goodbye after 12 loyal years

Western Telegraph: FOND FAREWELL: Nan Hodgens with colleagues Sarah Jones, Philip Williams and store manager Judith Williams. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (3115209)

5:02pm Thursday 26th December 2013

AFTER 12 years of loyal service, staff at a charity shop in Haverfordwest have said goodbye to one of their most loyal volunteers.

Car club dinner is a success

4:01pm Tuesday 24th December 2013

ON SATURDAY, December 14, Pembrokeshire Classic Car Club held its annual Christmas dinner at the cricket club in Haverfordwest.

Spreading joy on children's ward

Western Telegraph: SINGING IN THE SEASON: The children's choir raised à 	£116 for ward patients. (3080355)

12:02pm Tuesday 24th December 2013

SING For Joy Children’s choir recently entertained patients and staff at a visit to the children’s ward at Withybush Hospital.

Students share a slice of Pembrokeshire life

Western Telegraph: MEET AND GREET: Tasker Milward students Ysabeau Hemmin, Luzelle Davies, Kayleigh Mortimer, and Virginia Lawson-Earley, with Mayor Westrup, Fr Paul Mackness and teachers. (3028283)

3:02pm Saturday 21st December 2013

JAPANESE students have experienced a slice of what Pembrokeshire has to offer by trading places with students from a Haverfordwest school.

Pupils box clever for charity

Western Telegraph: HELPING HANDS: Pupils in fancy dress hold their charity shoeboxes.

10:02am Saturday 21st December 2013

ST AIDAN'S VA School, in Wiston, has been busy collecting shoeboxes for the annual Samaritan's Purse Shoebox Appeal. The school contributes to this worthwhile organisation every year to ensure there are children across the world who will receive a gift at Christmas.

Llangwm welcomes new minister

Western Telegraph: WARM WELCOME: Pictured at the recent service of induction are Mr Huw Breeze (Chapel Secretary), Mr  Clive Sheridan (President of the Baptist Union of Wales), Mrs Maureen Kiff (Deacon), Mr Peter Phillips (treasurer) and Reverend Roger Hart (Minister). (301

6:02pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Galilee Baptist Chapel, in Llangwm, has welcomed Reverend Roger Hart as its new minister.

Ambitious Ricky is a force for good

Western Telegraph: GREEN TEAM: Young Achiever Ricky-Lee Everest receives his Commitment to the Environment Award from Marie Edwards, Communications and Marketing Manager at Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority. PICTURE: Pembrokeshire Photography.

2:02pm Thursday 19th December 2013

A STUDENT from Pembrokeshire Military Academy has scooped an award for his commitment to conserving the environment of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Pembroke swimmers in fine form

Western Telegraph: Pembroke swimmers in fine form

1:45pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Pembroke & District Amateur Swimming Club held their 39th Annual club championships earlier this month and again showed the depth of quality swimmers Pembroke Club has in the pool.

Students show off at Christmas fair

Western Telegraph: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA          (2880879)

3:02pm Sunday 15th December 2013

A FESTIVE fair at Sir Thomas Picton School raised more than £2,000 on Thursday (December 5).

Local traders embrace the spirit of Christmas

Western Telegraph: CHRISTMAS SPIRIT: Traders Lloyd Jones, Eluned Hancock, Sarah Allen and Caroline Hughes, with David Fletcher, of Spirit of Enterprise.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph. (2904208)

10:02am Friday 13th December 2013

INDEPENDENT businesses have made the most of one of the busiest shopping days of the year by taking their products to the streets of Haverfordwest.

Car dealer cleans up for charity

Western Telegraph: CLEANING UP: A charity car wash raised money for Children in Need (2980144)

6:02pm Thursday 12th December 2013

A LOCAL car dealer has scrubbed up very well, raising more than £600 for Children in Need.

Early Christmas present for schoolchildren

Western Telegraph: RED-DY FOR CHRISTMAS: Children from the Green, Pink, Blue, Purple, Yellow and Orange classes pictured in front of one of the Christmas trees.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (2856909)

12:01pm Thursday 12th December 2013

CHILDREN at Fenton School in Haverfordwest are enjoying an early Christmas present thanks to a generous donation from local businesses.

£21,000 appeal total still rising

7:01pm Wednesday 11th December 2013

ALMOST 100 hundred years on from the start of the First World War, the act of remembering those who died is as important as ever.

Cinema vision for Haverfordwest town centre

Western Telegraph: FUTURE VISION: Haverfordwest Chamber of Commerce has had plans for a multiplex cinema drawn up to show how the town could be transformed. PICTURE: Kinver Kreations. (2899390)

12:29pm Monday 9th December 2013

HAVERFORDWEST’s bright future is the focus of the town’s Chamber of Commerce as it launches its ideas for what could be developed.

Grab a slice of the action

Western Telegraph: TOP TIER: Mayor Cllr Jackie Westrup with chefs and their Christmas cakes.
PICTURE: Sgt Alan Pike RLC (2875795)

6:02pm Monday 9th December 2013

A SELECTION of award-winning Christmas cakes are on offer for local charities thanks to bakers at Cawdor Barracks.

Traffic calming near Tenby schools

2:53pm Thursday 5th December 2013

A request for traffic calming along the main route to three Tenby schools has finally been heeded by Pembrokeshire County Council.

Hayscastle WI mark 40th anniversary

Western Telegraph: HAPPY TOGETHER: Members of Hayscastle WI

2:17pm Friday 29th November 2013

MEMBERS of Hayscastle WI recently celebrated their 40th anniversary with a dinner held at the Wolfscastle Country Hotel.

Toddlers enjoy the build up to Christmas

Western Telegraph: HATS OFF: Some of the entries of the Christmas hat paradePICTURE: Western Telegraph

2:15pm Friday 29th November 2013

HAVERFORDWEST Leisure Centre played host to dozens of festive babies on Thursday afternoon. (November 28)

Festive season gets off to a bang at Victorian market

Western Telegraph: FESTIVE FAIR: Shoppers can enjoy a day of festivities in the town centre.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (2635671)

4:02pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

HAVERFORDWEST will be kicking off the festive season with a host of town centre events this Saturday (November 30).

Funding will help keep wallets safe and bring jobs

Western Telegraph: UNIQUE: FRIO's medication wallets are sold all over the world.

12:02pm Saturday 23rd November 2013

A WOLFSCASTLE-based company that manufactures unique, temperature-sensitive storage wallets for insulin and other medication is investing £270,000 to ensure production will stay in Wales.

Hospital fears prompt letter to First Minister

12:21pm Thursday 21st November 2013

CONCERNS that essential services at Withybush Hospital will be cut has prompted town councillors to seek more information about the future of health care in Pembrokeshire.

Samaritans celebrates 60 years of listening

4:01pm Monday 18th November 2013

A CHARITY that helps people in crisis has celebrated its 60th birthday.

School celebrates sporting stamina

10:01am Friday 15th November 2013

PUPILS at Hook School have been applauded for their stamina after coming 13th out of 52 schools at the annual Pembrokeshire Primary Schools Cross Country Championships.

Concert raises funds to the tune of £400

Western Telegraph: FLORAL ARRANGEMENT: Poppies decorated the church.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (2415944)

7:02pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

A CHORAL concert in Haverfordwest has raised more than £400 for the Royal British Legion’s poppy appeal.

Catwalk show raises play area cash

5:02pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

AN EVENING of mocktails, models and make-up has raised more than £650 towards the cost of a new children’s play area for Withybush Hospital.

Art is stepping stone to success

4:02pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

PEBBLES are the inspiration for a unique art project that is teaching young people with learning difficulties the skills they need to set up their own business.

Quiz and cake at friendship group fundraiser

10:01am Saturday 9th November 2013

A ‘QUIZ and cake’ party at the Picton Centre on Sunday, November 17, will be raising money to help support elderly people in Pembrokeshire.

Dedication ceremony remembers war dead

Western Telegraph: PRAY FOR PEACE: Canon Jeffrey Gwyther prayed for 'peace in our time'.PICTURE: Western Telegraph (2318987)

2:02pm Thursday 7th November 2013

CROSSES remembering those who gave their lives for Britain were laid at a memorial garden in Haverfordwest on Monday (November 4).

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