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Award nomination for dedicated care worker

Western Telegraph: "I REALLY ENJOY MY JOB" Andy Watters is a finalist in the Outstanding Service category of the Wales Care Awards. PICTURE: Contributed (10758614)

2:16pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A HEALTH and safety guru from Llangwm has been put forward for a top award by his colleagues.

Hayscastle soldier completes mammoth marathon challenge

Western Telegraph: FINISHING LINE: Cpl Chris Gouldsmith completes his 10 marathons in 11 days challenge in Haverfordwest.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph  (10794551)

9:28am Friday 26th September 2014

A HAYSCASTLE soldier has run an incredible 10 marathons in 11 days in memory of his twin brother.

Snap up ticket for Village Opera

6:22pm Friday 26th September 2014

TICKETS for Llangwm’s ambitious World War 1 stageshow go on sale next week.

Author donates 500 books to pupils

Western Telegraph: FREE BOOKS TO INSPIRE PUPILS: Local author Brian John delivered 500 copies of his prize-winning children's novel to Haverfordwest primary schools. PICTURE: Contributed (10813037)

2:28pm Friday 26th September 2014

A LOCAL author has given away 500 books to primary school pupils in Haverfordwest.

900 miles for a great local cause

Western Telegraph: 900 MILES FOR  A LOCAL CAUSE: Mark Thomas - pictured at the end of his walk - raised almost £800 for Shalom House. PICTURE: Contributed (10766009)

2:28pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THIRTEEN years after walking the Pembrokeshire Coast path on behalf of Shalom House hospice, a Haverfordwest man tackled the entire length of the Welsh coast to raise funds for the charity.

New eye and ear care on offer at Boots

Western Telegraph: "I DECLARE THIS OPTICIANS OPEN!": Haverfordwest Mayor Roy Thomas was invited to the opening of the new eye and ear care centre at Boots. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10784518)

5:01pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE MAYOR of Haverfordwest officially opened a new state-of-the-art Opticians at the Withybush Retail Park branch of Boots.

Walk calls for end to war

Western Telegraph: SUNNY OUTLOOK: Peace campaigners at Haverfordwest Castle. PICTURE: Core Photography (10660928)

1:26pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PEACE, love and unity was the message on the streets of Haverfordwest as campaigners marked an international day of peace.

Charity status gained by chronic condition support group

Western Telegraph: COME AND HAVE A CWTCH: The free support group for adults with chronic physical conditions has achieved charitable status. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10627061)

4:43pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A FREE support group for adults aged 18 to 45 with chronic physical conditions has achieved charitable status.

Violin and job abroad lands man in court

3:13pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A STOLEN violin and a job in Sierra Leone lead to a trip to Haverfordwest Magistrates Court for a local man with 110 previous convictions.

Soldiers run for VC Gallery

Western Telegraph: RUNNING FOR THE VC GALLERY: The group of serving soldiers set a blistering pace for the 18-mile run. PICTURE: Contributed (10598141)

11:24am Monday 22nd September 2014

A FIT group of Pembrokeshire soldiers ran from Haverfordwest to Neyland and back to raise awareness of the work of Haverfordwest-based Arts engagement service, The VC Gallery.

Diamond couple are a 'perfect partnership'

Western Telegraph: THEN AND NOW: Reg and Wendy on their wedding day in 1954 and the couple today.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

12:23pm Friday 19th September 2014

A COUPLE from Haverfordwest are still in love and laughing after 60 years of marriage.

Home inspires carer's charity skydive

Western Telegraph: WILD RIDE: Amy Nutton, 21, was inspired by her work as a carer to do a charity skydive. (10522213)

3:43pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A CARER at a Johnston nursing home has taken a leap of faith to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Open day for new British Red Cross volunteers

12:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE British Red Cross is holding an open event next month for anyone interested in volunteering with the charity.

Help village get its "heart" back

Western Telegraph: HELP SAVE OUR HALL: Barrie Griffiths, Roy Lewis, Jacqueline James, David and Isaac Moore and the Bradburys hope you will vote for Treffgarne Village Hall. PICTURE: Western Telegraph  (10383753)

6:34pm Monday 15th September 2014

A VILLAGE is asking the public for help in getting its “heart” back.

Sardis turbine appeal successful

9:38am Friday 12th September 2014

A PLANNING appeal to site a 34 metre wind turbine at Nash Mountain Farm in Sardis has been successful, despite strong local objection.

Green light given to solar park plans

12:25pm Thursday 11th September 2014

COUNCILLORS have supported plans to build a solar park on the outskirts of Haverfordwest.

Window in memory of wonderful woman

Western Telegraph: BEAUTIFUL MEMORIAL TO WOMAN WHO WAS "ALWAYS THERE": The main image of the new window at Haverfordwest's St Martin's Church. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10107419)

1:47pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A WOMAN who touched the lives of hundreds of children but never sought recognition has been memorialised with a new stained glass window at Haverfordwest’s St Martin’s Church.

Grant helps restore Spittal church

Western Telegraph: ST MARY'S CHURCH IN SPITTAL: Major work has been carried out at this picturesque place of worship. PICTURE: Contributed (9898581)

10:24am Monday 8th September 2014

ST MARY’S Church in Spittal is now watertight, thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Forty years of fun and games

Western Telegraph: FORTY YEARS OF CARING FOR KIDS: The supportive staff and happy children say "cheese"! PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10096150)

11:31am Monday 8th September 2014

A LOCAL playgroup is celebrating four decades of looking after little ones.

Alcoholic "didn't remember" crime

3:26pm Friday 5th September 2014

AN ALCOHOLIC admitted stealing booze but claimed she “couldn’t remember doing it” when she appeared before Haverfordwest Magistrates Court last week.

Brummie housing rumour "not true"

3:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

RUMOURS that Birmingham City Council is financing a housing development in Haverfordwest to move “problem tenants” in to are completely unfounded.

Men sought for soldier roles in local Opera

Western Telegraph: LOCAL OPERA NEEDS YOU!: Men aged between 16 and 25 are needed to play young soldiers, and you don't even need to be able to sing. Composer Sue Howley is pictured putting the choir through its paces. PICTURE: Contributed (10016114)

1:18pm Thursday 4th September 2014

COULD you play the part of a World War 1 soldier? An Opera commemorating the outbreak of hostilities is looking for three or four young men to join the cast – and you don’t even have to be able to sing.

Crafty funding boost for Bobath

Western Telegraph: CRAFTY WAYS OF SUPPORTING A GREAT CAUSE: Liam Meredith of SET Haverfordwest presents Claire Brown, Bobath Wales senior events and fundraising co-ordinator, with a cheque for £1,000. PICTURE: Contributed (9851066)

11:05am Monday 1st September 2014

HAVERFORDWEST’S branch of SET Office Supplies raised £1000 for Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales (BCTCW), with a sold-out crafting event featuring TV’s expert crafter Sue Wilson.

Trio cycle for sepsis awareness

Western Telegraph: CYCLING FOR SEPSIS AWARENESS: Pictured just before they set off from Withybush Hospital are (right to left) Terence Canning, Darren Ware and Chris Hancock. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (9820035)

4:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

THREE cyclists are biking from Haverfordwest to Westminster in a bid to raise awareness of the life-threatening condition, sepsis.

Free night out with the lads

11:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

ROUND Table, the UK’s largest young man’s organisation, is offering the men of Haverfordwest a free night out with the lads.

Musician inspired by county visit

11:52am Thursday 28th August 2014

A TRIP to a local recording studio inspired a London-based jazz musician’s debut album.

£31,000 facelift for station facilities

Western Telegraph: BEFORE AND AFTER: Refurbishments at Haverfordwest Train Station have received positive reviews from travellers. PICTURES: Contributed (9644077)

12:47pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FACILITIES at Haverfordwest Train Station have been given a long-awaited facelift by Arriva Trains Wales (ATW).

Cross dedicated at County Show

Western Telegraph: WORLD WAR ONE REMEMBERED AT COUNTY SHOW: This cross was dedicated to Pembrokeshire's fallen servicemen. PICTURE: Contributed (9637704)

2:53pm Monday 25th August 2014

DURING the packed schedule of the 2014 Pembrokeshire County Show, time was made to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Soldier to hold charity ball ahead of marathon challenge

Western Telegraph: MARATHON MAN: Corporal Chris Gouldsmith will be attempting 10 marathons in just 11 days next month.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

11:59am Monday 25th August 2014

A CHARITY ball and auction will be held at Slebech Park on September 13 to raise funds for two soldier’s charities.

Festival celebrates historic town

2:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A WEEK of events celebrating Haverfordwest’s history starts on Friday, August 29.

It's a dog's life at doggy day care

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

11:38am Friday 15th August 2014

A NEW service has launched in Pembrokeshire, bringing together the needs of people with the needs of dogs.

Bag it up to help beat heart disease

11:39am Wednesday 13th August 2014

BRITISH Heart Foundation (BHF) Cymru is urging people in Haverfordwest to donate bags full of unwanted items to their local BHF shop this September.

Grant great news for local community

Western Telegraph: RCA CELEBRATES FUNDING: Rudbaxton Community Hall is set to benefit from a new, multi-use games area and additional car parking. PICTURE: RCA (9243017)

11:24am Wednesday 13th August 2014

RUDBAXTON Community Association (RCA) is celebrating a £15,587 funding boost to enhance playing facilities and car parking at the village’s Community Hall.

Have fun at Country Fair

Western Telegraph: ALL THE FUN OF THE COUNTRY FAIR: Picton Castle and Gardens is hosting this nostalgic annual event. PICTURE: Contributed (9239514)

10:50am Wednesday 13th August 2014

PICTON Castle and Gardens traditional Country Fair will take place on August 23 and 24.

Special event honouring three generations of Haverfordwest family

Western Telegraph: HEALING DAY: Grace Lloyd of Haverfordwest, her grandson Joshua as a toddler and his father Mark Lloyd. (9059711)

4:39pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THREE very special people are the focus of a fund raising Healing Day event to be held in Haverfordwest at the end of the month.

Book takes risque look at local history

Western Telegraph: CHARITY BOOK: Chris Evans-Thomas with author and historian Mark Muller. Inset: Bill Jenkins. (9061592)

5:04pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A 'NAUGHTY but nice' look at life in pre-war Pembrokeshire goes on sale in Haverfordwest on Tuesday (August 19).

Sports Centre's high score

Western Telegraph: SPORTS CENTRE'S HIGH SCORE FOR QUALITY: Pictured are staff from Haverfordwest Leisure Centre who contributed towards achieving the award, with Manager Sian Fair, Deputy Manager Darryl Sable, Cllr Elwyn Morse, Director of Adult Care and Leisure Pam Mar

2:15pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HAVERFORDWEST Leisure Centre has scored highly in a national quality assessment scheme.

Pooches on parade at Roch Fun Dog Show

Western Telegraph: READY, SET, GO: These collies go head to head in sprints.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:46am Monday 28th July 2014

ROCH Fun Dog Show returned on Saturday, July 26, attracting dozens and dogs and their owners.

Delight of dancing divas!

Western Telegraph: DANCING DIVAS WITH VA VA JHOOM!: The all-female troupe use their moves to raise money for charity and have some fitness fun. PICTURE: Martin Cavaney Photography (8518270)

2:55pm Friday 25th July 2014

A TROUPE of dancing divas are using their moves to raise money for charitable causes.

Special guest joins junior film-makers

Western Telegraph: FILM FANS: Hannah with the children. (8547592)

4:01pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FILM celebrating the centenary of Dylan Thomas’s birth was premiered at Cleddau Reach primary school this month – with a very special guest in the audience.

No time to stop for popular lollipop lady

Western Telegraph: STILL GOING STRONG: Joyce is presented with flowers by some of the young pupils of Roch School.

12:09pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ONE of Pembrokeshire’s longest serving lollipop ladies says she has no plans to hang up her yellow jacket after spending 40 years in the job.

Generous shoppers donate to foodbank

Western Telegraph: COLLECTING FOOD FOR LOCALS IN CRISIS: Pictured (left to right) are Diane Bentall, Stephanie Higgitt, Paul Davies AM, Tirzah Redman (Pembrokeshire foodbank Manager) and David Bentall. PICTURE: Contributed (8371071)

2:47pm Friday 18th July 2014

HAVERFORDWEST shoppers donated a generous 1030.4 kg of food and £187.49 to Pembrokeshire foodbank - in association with Trussell Trust – during a three day National Collection at the local branch of Tesco.

30 jobs created by new pub

12:41pm Friday 18th July 2014

MORE than 30 new jobs will be available at a brand new pub and restaurant in Haverfordwest that is under construction and due for completion in October this year.

Johnston School visits the Western Telegraph

Western Telegraph:

2:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SIX pupils from year 6 of Johnston CP School visited the offices of the Western Telegraph newspaper to see how newspapers are published in Pembrokeshire.

Family legacy provides new lifeboat for Little and Broad Haven

Western Telegraph: Lifeboat: Crowds gathered for a dedication for a new inshore lifeboat at Little Haven. PICTURE: Ben Evans.  (8107120)

11:18am Tuesday 15th July 2014

LITTLE and Broad Haven RNLI’s new inshore lifeboat was welcomed by crowds as a special dedication ceremony was held recently.

Country star lends his voice to animal rescue single

Western Telegraph: CHARITY SINGLE: All alone (rescue me) is now available to download worldwide.

6:49pm Monday 14th July 2014

GREENACRES Animal Rescue Centre is making a noise it hopes will be heard way beyond Pembrokeshire.

Two charities benefit from mum's brave leap

Western Telegraph: BRAVE MUM MAKES THE LEAP FOR TWO CHARITIES: Georgina Horton-Jones will donate the money she has collected to Child Growth Foundation UK and UNIQUE. PICTURE: Contributed (8188096)

1:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

A SKYDIVING Haverfordwest mum raised nearly £500 for two charities very close to her heart.

Survivor's support for cancer charity

Western Telegraph: ABSEIL DOWN, FUNDS UP!: Maria braved the drop to raise money for Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust.

5:36pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A HAVERFORDWEST woman raised over £200 for the charity Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust by abseiling 75ft down Pembroke Castle.

New gates fitted at City Road cemetery

Western Telegraph: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Cllr Christopher Thomas has been working tirelessly to get new gates fitted at St Martin's cemetery.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

10:59am Thursday 10th July 2014

A HAVERFORDWEST cemetery is now safe and secure having been fitted with brand new iron gates.

Walking Carnival coming to town!

Western Telegraph: PULL ON YOUR WALKING BOOTS AND STICK ON YOUR COSTUME: These pictures were taken at last year's festival. This year's promises to be even better! PICTURE: Western Telegraph (7938983)

4:19pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

GET your costume ready! The Haverfordwest Walking Carnival is coming to town!



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