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Have your say at youth centre meeting

Western Telegraph: UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Hubberston Youth Centre. PICTURE: Western Telegraph

12:24pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE mayor of Milford Haven has urged fellow councillors and local people to attend a public meeting will be held to discuss the future of Hubberston Community Centre.

Man rescued after spending 16 hours on Pembrokeshire cliff

Western Telegraph:

8:37am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A STRANDED man who raised the alarm by waving his t-shirt in the air on a pole was rescued from the base of cliffs at Martins Haven by Little and Broad Haven RNLI after 16 hours.

Police investigate after body found in waterway

Western Telegraph:

4:36pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Dyfed-Powys Police officers are investigating after the body of a male was recovered from the Cleddau estuary, off Warrior Way, Pembroke Dock today (Sunday).

Big Band tunes up for new term

Western Telegraph: SPOTLIGHT: The Big Band performed on stage in Birmingham.

3:10pm Friday 26th September 2014

MINI musicians at Milford Haven Junior School are getting into the swing of the new term, buoyed by a fantastic performance in Birmingham’s Symphony Hall this summer.

Police boss listens to local views

Western Telegraph: COMMUNITY VISIT: Police and Crime Commissioner Chris Salmon with pupils from Mlford Haven School on Friday. (10741612)

2:38pm Friday 26th September 2014

CCTV, neighbourhood disputes and the number of bobbies on the beat were among the issues raised by the people of Milford Haven during a visit from the Police and Crime Commissioner last week.

Hubberston School news

Western Telegraph: MOVIE TIME: Class 6 have been making Hollywood stars. (10711580)

12:05pm Friday 26th September 2014

THIS week, Hubberston School ‘junior reporters’ Kaitlyn and Jessica share what pupils have been up to.

Players' darts are in the right place

Western Telegraph: CHEQUE IT OUT: Fundraisers at the Kimberley. (10697589)

9:34am Friday 26th September 2014

DARTS teams at the Kimberley pub in Milford Haven have raised £1,000 for Guide Dogs Cymru by staging a charity tournament.

REVIEW: Wind in the Willows

Western Telegraph: (10707824)

3:23pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Thursday night performance of the St Katharines Junior Stratford Players was played out in front of a lively (and vociferous) ‘full house’ in the Church Hall.

Symphony Hall concert boosts young musicians' confidence

Western Telegraph: SPOTLIGHT: The Big Band performed on stage in Birmingham.

3:08pm Thursday 25th September 2014

MINI musicians at Milford Haven Junior School are getting into the swing of the new term, buoyed by a fantastic performance in Birmingham’s Symphony Hall this summer.

Have your say and help save community centre

Western Telegraph: COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Volunteers worked hard to get the gardens ready for a memorial service next month. (8544368)

2:37pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A PUBLIC meeting will be held to discuss the future of Hubberston Community Centre, following fears the building may be ‘relinquished’ to save the county council money.

Third award in the bag for junior growers

Western Telegraph: GROW TEAM: Year 5 children pictured with their “Buddy Bench”, gardening club leader Mrs Griffiths, Sue Lawton of the British Potato Council and representatives from Puffin Potatoes. (10544153)

11:25am Wednesday 24th September 2014

PUPILS from Milford Haven Junior School have once again proved their gardening credentials, bagging themselves a fantastic prize in a nationwide potato-growing competition.

Have a ball at black-tie fundraiser

Western Telegraph: Hands of couple with champagne (10589657)

10:01am Monday 22nd September 2014

CHAMPAGNE, holiday vouchers and spa treatments will be among the prizes on offer at a glamorous charity ball raising money for children with diabetes.

Have a ball at black-tie fundraiser

Western Telegraph: Hands of couple with champagne (10589657)

9:59am Monday 22nd September 2014

CHAMPAGNE, holiday vouchers and spa treatments will be among the prizes on offer at a glamorous charity ball raising money for children with diabetes.

Teenage kicks at music festival finale

2:24pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A TEENAGE violin virtuoso, a Welsh soprano and arguably the best male voice choir to perform in Milford Haven Music Festival's history combined to provide a magnificent final Gala Concert at The Torch Theatre recently.

Third win in the bag for potato-growing pupils

Western Telegraph: GROW TEAM: Year 5 children pictured with their “Buddy Bench”, gardening club leader Mrs Griffiths, Sue Lawton of the British Potato Council and representatives from Puffin Potatoes. (10544153)

12:04pm Sunday 21st September 2014

PUPILS from Milford Haven Junior School have once again proved their gardening credentials, bagging themselves a fantastic prize in a nationwide potato-growing competition.

Church bags help domestic abuse survivors

Western Telegraph: GENEROUS DONATION: Church Relief Society members with the 'comfort' bags. (10472986)

11:45am Saturday 20th September 2014

VICTIMS of domestic abuse will be able to settle in to a local refuge a little easier, thanks to a donation from local church members.

UPDATED: Just three weeks left for disciplinary committee to investigate chief executive

Western Telegraph:

3:09pm Friday 19th September 2014

A disciplinary committee set up to investigate a number of allegations relating to the chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council has just three weeks to conduct its review.

Reassurances over youth club future

10:12am Friday 19th September 2014

A NEYLAND county councillor has reassured local people that the town will not lose its youth club, despite a county council proposal to cut services.

Hubberston School news

Western Telegraph: NEW SCHOOL YEAR: (Clockwise from left) The Criw Cymraeg; article contributers and Aidan Aldred and Nicole Wisby. (10464980)

10:08am Friday 19th September 2014

IN THE first of a regular segment for the Milford Mercury, Year Five and Six pupils from Hubberston School tell us what they’ve been doing in school so far this term.

Another great year for Neyland Ladies Choir

Western Telegraph: DIAMOND PAIR: Outgoing chairlady Trish Campodonic being presented with the Waterford Crystal Bowl by new chairlady Noreen Hadfield. (10527721)

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

NEYLAND Ladies' Choir held its AGM on September 3, and the following officers were elected for the coming year: chairlady Noreen Hadfield, secretary Joan Leckie, treasurer Sheila Griffiths.

Family hopes fun-day will raise profile of daughter's rare condition

3:49pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Twenty-three-year-old Amie Baker, from Haverfordwest was diagnosed with Behcet’s disease a little over a year ago, and has spent the last year in hospital. Now, her family is hoping to raise the profile of this rare syndrome, and promote research into possible treatments.

Final cruise ship of season drops anchor in Milford Haven

Western Telegraph:

3:42pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE final cruise shop of the season will sail into dock on dock on Tuesday marking the end of a busy season in Milford Haven.

'Neyland will not lose youth club' says councillor

Western Telegraph: DETERMINED: Cllr Simon Hancock has vowed that Neyland will not lose its youth club. PICTURE: Milford Mercury (10482099)

3:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEYLAND county councillor has reassured local people that the town will not lose its youth club, despite a county council proposal to cut services.

Man found slumped in car had taken his own life

Western Telegraph:

2:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN found slumped in his car in the Blackbridge area of Milford Haven had taken his own life, Pembrokeshire Coroner’s Court heard today (Thursday).

Georgia, 13, is baking her family proud

Western Telegraph: (10461365)

2:38pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN INSPIRATIONAL young baker from Hakin is taking part in the ‘world’s biggest coffee morning’ to raise money in memory of her granddad.

Open day for new British Red Cross volunteers

12:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

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

Pembroke Dock grants controversy: no assurance that work paid for has been completed as required, report finds

Western Telegraph:

10:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

A REVIEW of the management of a grant scheme and its controversial funding of a property in Pembroke Dock found that there were instances of ‘non-compliance’ and assurance cannot be given that all work was completed to specification.

Local runners join mammoth team effort in memory of Bleddyn

Western Telegraph: MUCH MISSED: Bleddyn with his mum and dad. (10484966)

4:04pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

RUNNERS from Milford Haven will join a team of 46 people running the Bristol Half Marathon in memory of a 25-year-old who died from complications caused by Type 1 diabetes.

New year for ladies' choir

1:08pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEYLAND Ladies' Choir held its AGM on September 3, and the following officers were elected for the coming year: chairlady Noreen Hadfield, secretary Joan Leckie, treasurer Sheila Griffiths.

Rhod gets his sea legs in new series

11:09am Tuesday 16th September 2014

CARMARTHEN-born comedian Rhod Gilbert is once again ditching his regular job as a stand-up comedian and trying something completely different.

Council leader survives vote of no confidence

Western Telegraph: COUNCIL LEADER: Pembrokeshire County Council leader Cllr Jamie Adams. (10313208)

10:14am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE leader of Pembrokeshire County Council survived a vote of no confidence on the same day the chief executive was not so lucky.

UPDATED: Future of Pembrokeshire County Council chief exec Bryn Parry-Jones hangs by a thread after overwhelming vote of no confidence

Western Telegraph:

12:02pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE future of Bryn Parry-Jones as chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council has been thrown into huge doubt today (Friday) after members voted overwhelmingly to endorse a vote of no confidence in him.

Loyal lottery player scoops super draw jackpot

Western Telegraph: LUCKY NUMBER: Malcolm Harts from Jeffreyston wins the Pembrokeshire Lottery's first super draw jackpot of £8,000.
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10308365)

4:05pm Friday 12th September 2014

A LONG term supporter of the Pembrokeshire Lottery has scooped the first major jackpot.

Police investigate ‘unusual number’ of burglaries in Neyland

Western Telegraph: File pics of Dyfed-Powys police officer
PICTURE: Western Telegraph
 (1595244)

9:24am Friday 12th September 2014

DYFED-Powys Police is urging residents in Neyland to be vigilant for any suspicious behaviour following three burglaries in the last month.

Councillor's redevelopment plans approved

Western Telegraph: DEVELOPMENT SITE: The Light House on Stratford Road, Milford Haven was last used as a Christian Fellowship church.PICTURE: Milford Mercury (10218426)

3:32pm Friday 12th September 2014

PLANS to demolish an old church in Milford Haven and build 10 flats in its place have been approved by councillors.

Controversial plans to close youth clubs are to be re-examined

Western Telegraph:

9:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

A RECOMMENDATION to Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet that youth service provision be cut across the county has been called in by the chairman of the Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Extravaganza raises almost £3,000

Western Telegraph: "IT ALL GOT OUT OF HAND!": Hero fundraiser Craig Smith - pictured presenting a cheque to Cancer Research representatives - raised almost £3,000 at just one event. PICTURE: Contributed (9990510)

4:36pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

BOREDOM lead to a Milford Haven man raising almost £3,000 for Cancer Research on just one night.

Councillor's redevelopment plans approved

Western Telegraph: DEVELOPMENT SITE: The Light House on Stratford Road, Milford Haven was last used as a Christian Fellowship church.PICTURE: Milford Mercury (10218426)

3:44pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PLANS to demolish an old church in Milford Haven and build 10 flats in its place have been approved by councillors.

Have your say on plans for new community and sports centre in Neyland

Western Telegraph: NEW AND IMPROVED: Opinions are sought on how to redevelop the ageing Athletic Club in Neyland.  (10195292)

10:32am Wednesday 10th September 2014

EXCITING plans for the development of Neyland Community and Sports Centre are in the pipeline and residents are being encouraged to have their say.

Youth centres to be closed

Western Telegraph: BLOOMING LOVELY: Cllr Viv Stoddart planting the new flowers. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (8771341)

11:42am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A DROP in numbers is behind proposals to close the youth centre in Hubberston, Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet were this week.

National Park marketing team shortlisted for awards

Western Telegraph: Nominated: The Authority’s Communications and Marketing team pictured with the award-winning retro billboards and the 2014 edition of Coast to Coast. (10138936)

9:54am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE team behind the marketing of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park has been shortlisted for two prestigious public relations awards.

Coastlands celebrates its international links

Western Telegraph: CONNECTING CLASSROOMS: Teacher Salma Rashid is pictured with the staff, parents and pupils from Coastlands School.

9:38am Tuesday 9th September 2014

RECENTLY staff, pupils and parents at Coastlands School in St Ishmaels were delighted to receive a special visitor from Zanzibar.

Milford Haven man admits trio of violent acts

Western Telegraph:

4:16pm Friday 5th September 2014

A Milford Haven man has admitted three acts of violence all on the same day.

Pembrokeshire MP takes on role at Nato summit

Western Telegraph: LEADER: Newport Councillor Bob Bright with Stephen Crabb MP and First Minister Carwyn Jones, welcoming world leaders. (10039861)

10:37am Friday 5th September 2014

WITH world leaders gathered in Newport this week for the NATO summit Pembrokeshire’s own MP Stephen Crabb has been taking on his role as Secretary of State for Wales with gusto.

Three years in jail for two attempted abductions and sexual assault

Western Telegraph:

2:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A MAN who tried to abduct two 15 year old girls from the streets of Haverfordwest has been jailed for three years today.

Wendy takes the torch as chair of theatre board

Western Telegraph: TORCH TEAM: Artistic Director Peter Doran with outgoing board chairman Carol Mackintosh and incoming chairman Wendy Goldsworthy. PICTURE: Torch Theatre (9768054)

5:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

IT’S ALL change at the top, as the Torch Theatre makes the final preparations for its jam-packed autumn season.

Burglary gang jailed after targeting Narberth enterprise park

Western Telegraph:

10:07am Thursday 4th September 2014

The leaders of a gang who plundered almost an entire enterprise park at Narberth were jailed yesterday (Wednesday).

Three grand raised on just one night

Western Telegraph: "IT ALL GOT OUT OF HAND!": Hero fundraiser Craig Smith - pictured presenting a cheque to Cancer Research representatives - raised almost £3,000 at just one event. PICTURE: Contributed (9990510)

4:33pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

BOREDOM lead to a Milford Haven man raising almost £3,000 for Cancer Research on just one night.

Village celebrates 'doubly thankful' status with a week of events

Western Telegraph: BIG THANKS: The ‘thankful villages’ tour stopped off in Herbrandston – which saw all its residents in both world wars return alive – to dedicate a special plaque. (9599943) (9980848)

3:14pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A WEEK of activities to mark Herbrandston’s ‘doubly thankful’ status has been held, culminating with an open air service on the village green.

Village celebrates 'doubly thankful' status with a week of events

Western Telegraph: BIG THANKS: The ‘thankful villages’ tour stopped off in Herbrandston – which saw all its residents in both world wars return alive – to dedicate a special plaque. (9599943) (9980848)

3:11pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A WEEK of activities to mark Herbrandston’s ‘doubly thankful’ status has been held, culminating with an open air service on the village green.



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