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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

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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!

Veterans and community join forces for summer show

Western Telegraph: SUMMER SHOW: Barry John MBE with Haverfordwest mayor Roy Thomas and mayoress Shirley Thomas.   (8034844)

4:17pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A COMMUNITY project which uses art to repair and transform lives has reached its first milestone.

Personal pain to literary gain

Western Telegraph: CATHARSIS THROUGH CREATIVITY: Author Luke Swaine's story, 'A  Brighton Tale' is now available on Amazon. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (7953169)

9:21am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A MERLINS Bridge writer hopes to turn personal pain in to literary gain, with the publication of a short story based on a difficult time in his life.

Art project a labour of love

Western Telegraph: "THIS PROJECT IS ALL ABOUT PATIENCE": Talented artist Lee plans to draw everything in his grandfather's shed, which contains tens of thousands of items. PICTURE: Western Telegraph   (7922077)

1:57pm Monday 7th July 2014

A TALENTED artist intends to draw every single item in his grandad’s shed.

Nervous prisoner nibbled blanket

4:57pm Friday 4th July 2014

A NERVOUS man nibbled on a police blanket while locked in a cell and ended up facing a charge of criminal damage.

Choir ends season on a high note

4:56pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

HAVERFORDWEST Male Voice Choir has ended its year on a high note with the group’s annual Patron’s Concert.

Summer of tennis coaching for kids

Western Telegraph: SUPPORTING TOMORROW'S TENNIS STARS: Liz Moss, Principality’s Haverfordwest branch manager, and Peter Lilley, Haverfordwest Tennis Club Chairman. PICTURE: Contributed  (7833085)

4:56pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

BUDDING tennis players in Haverfordwest will be able to take part in a summer long coaching initiative, thanks to Principality Building Society.

Coastlands School Goes Global at Enterprise Fair

Western Telegraph: GOING BANANAS FOR FAIR-TRADE: Pupils from Coastland C.P School sold fair-trade goods to help Ugandan children. PICTURE: Contributed. (7584500)

3:13pm Thursday 26th June 2014

THE recent annual Haverfordwest Enterprise Fair was host to a fair-trade stall in aid of Ugandan children.

Hospital ward breathes a little easier thanks to generous donation

Western Telegraph: EVERY LITTLE HELPS: Pictured presenting a cheque are Breathe Easy secretary Geoff Winterman, group members Diana Waghorn, Ken and Barbara Thomas, senior sister Linda Atherton, respiratory nurse specialist Jane Evans and nurse Russell LLamas.


4:43pm Friday 20th June 2014

MEMBERS of the local Breathe Easy group presented a cheque to nurses at Withybush Hospital on Friday morning (June 20).

Drink driver found "asleep in back of crashed car"

Western Telegraph: Haverfordwest Magistrates Court (6908071)

3:40pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A CLARBESTON Road man found asleep in the back of his car after crashing it has been banned from driving for 40 months.

Charity row raises impressive sum

Western Telegraph: ROWING HARD: Joyce West and Nicky Collins took their turn to add to the rowing machine’s mileage along with Late Knight DJ. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (6949557)

10:29am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A MAGNIFICENT £1400 was raised by Marks & Spencer staff during their first weekend of fundraising fun for Break Through Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer UK.

5k fun run to raise cash for cancer charity

Western Telegraph: READY TO RUN: Runners at the starting line of last year's charity 5k. (6925626)

6:01pm Friday 6th June 2014

FOR the second year running, a local man is asking people to race 5 kilometres to raise money for a cause close to his heart.

Hats off to Tasker Milward pupils

Western Telegraph: TOP HAT: The pupils donning silly hats at Tasker Milward School.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

2:30pm Friday 6th June 2014

PUPILS at Tasker Milford School did their bit for national Volunteers Week by wearing silly hats to school on Friday (June 6).

Festival favourites head to the manor

Western Telegraph: Lowri and Lee at the Hil Billy music museum (6111736)

7:33pm Friday 6th June 2014

AFTER the success of its first festival last year, Cuffern Manor's Music Festival returns on Saturday with a top line up of talent.

New Councillor wants your view on town

Western Telegraph: "RESIDENTS ARE TOWN'S BEST RESOURCE": New Haverfordwest Town Councillor Adrian Griffiths wants to hear your views. PICTURE: Western Telegraph  (6650853)

3:21pm Thursday 29th May 2014

HAVERFORDWEST’S newest Town Councillor is looking for feedback from local residents in order to do the best he can for the town.

'Sleeping pills caused wine theft'

2:10pm Thursday 29th May 2014

A HAVERFORDWEST man stole a tiny bottle of wine after taking sleeping pills which “clouded his judgement”.

'Driving Miss Daisy' for lifesaving charity

Western Telegraph: ROAD TRIP: Miss Daisy and Wee Fergus will be making their way around Wales for charity. (6361980)

11:07am Wednesday 28th May 2014

TWO vintage car enthusiasts have set off on an 1,100-mile tour of the Welsh coast to raise money for two special causes.

On your Mark, get set, for 900-mile charity trek

Western Telegraph: BEST FOOT FORWARD: Marathon walker Mark Thomas pictured with Daphne Jenkins, (left) Shalom Fundraisers treasurer, and Doris Goddard, Shalom Fundraisers secrerary,


2:02pm Saturday 24th May 2014

A HAVERFORDWEST man is putting his best foot forward to raise money for Shalom House, St Davids.

Sound start to hearing club's first year

Western Telegraph: BIRTHDAY OUTING: The Sign and Share Club at the National Botanic Gardens of Wales. (6478273)

10:05am Friday 23rd May 2014

A CLUB helping deaf and hearing impaired people meet friends and socialise has celebrated its first birthday.

Mark puts best foot forward for Shalom

Western Telegraph: BEST FOOT FORWARD: Marathon walker Mark Thomas pictured with Daphne Jenkins, (left) Shalom Fundraisers treasurer, and Doris Goddard, Shalom Fundraisers secrerary, (6452135)

11:38am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Mark Thomas is putting his best foot forward to raise money for Shalom House, St Davids.

New Haverfordwest mayor takes the chain

Western Telegraph: INAUGURATION: Deputy mayor Sue Murray, town sheriff Cllr Ellen Repton, mayoress Mrs Thomas and new mayor Cllr Roy Thomas. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (6275207)

10:24am Monday 19th May 2014

Haverfordwest’s new mayor promised to seek out organisations and individuals intent on working towards a prosperous county town, at a mayoral dinner to celebrate his inauguration last week.

Major art project seeks funding to bring community together

Western Telegraph: Children at a model-making workshop

1:46pm Friday 16th May 2014

A CREATIVE collaboration is seeking to attract £750,000 of funding for a three-year, arts-based project designed to bring the Haverfordwest community together to inspire and shape the future of the town.

The revs are up for classic car show

Western Telegraph: ENJOY A "CLASSIC" FAMILY DAY OUT: Join the Pembrokeshire Classic Car Club at its annual show.

9:40am Thursday 15th May 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Classic Car Club invites you to a great family day out at their annual show.

Choir prepares for German visit

10:07am Wednesday 7th May 2014

MEMBERS of Haverfordwest Male Voice Choir have enjoyed a busy season of song this spring, which kicked off on March 1.

Rewards for youngsters changing their lives

3:06pm Friday 2nd May 2014

A HAVERFORDWEST-based agency, helping youngsters overcome drug or alcohol related problems, has teamed up with Anna’s Welsh Zoo to reward service users for their efforts to change their lives.

Tennis ace Richard takes on 24 hour challenge

Western Telegraph: TENNIS ACE: Richard Davies is doing a 24 hour tennis marathon at HaverfordwestTennis Club to raise money for charity  (5847718)PICTURE: Western Telegraph

2:46pm Thursday 1st May 2014

A KEEN tennis player will be attempting a 24 hour tennis marathon later this month to net some much needed funds for a charity close to his heart.

Harry meets the Queen

1:48pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

"My son Harry Gale age six met the Queen at Haverfordwest train station this morning, we were allowed to wait by her car to hand over flowers. What a wonderful memory for Harry," says Samantha Griffiths.

Grand donation helps celebrate golden anniversary

9:58am Thursday 24th April 2014

AN ANONYMOUS donation of £1,000 provided a big boost to the funds raised at the Pembrokeshire branch of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust’s recent golden anniversary celebrations.

Easter fun in county town

Western Telegraph: EASTER FUN IN HAVERFORDWEST: Pictured are Town Sheriff Barbara Morgan, Sheriff's Lady Corinne Codd, Sarah and Iolo Llewellyn, Rachel and Charlie Coleman and Christine Whelton. PICTURE: western Telegraph (5554439)

1:26pm Monday 21st April 2014

COMMUNITY group ‘Haverfordwest at its Best!’ held its third annual Easter Egg Hunt and Bonniest Bonnet competition in the town on Easter Saturday.

Broad Haven image could triumph

Western Telegraph: COULD BROAD HAVEN BE THE WINNING IMAGE? : ‘A quiet moment’,  taken by Philip Hobbs of Llandrindod Wells. PICTURE: Philip Hobbs  (5508014)

3:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A STUNNING image of Broad Haven beach has made the short-list of the RNLI’s “My Coast” photography competition.

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