St Dogmaels volunteers enjoy wild weekend

Western Telegraph: Members of St Dogmaels Youth Club and Herb Garden

11:09am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE community of St Dogmaels recently got back to nature to give bees and butterflies a helping hand.

Dinas residents cut off after lightning strike

Western Telegraph: Hannah Havard's yard is cut off from communications (5179060)

10:21am Monday 7th April 2014

DINAS Cross residents have been left without telephone and internet services for more than two months, after lines were struck by lightning in February.

Innovative scooter scheme is wheely good

Western Telegraph: REVVING UP: Emma Leiws, Caroline Wilson, Joyce Watson AM, and Carina Newham get to grips with the new scooters

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9:34am Monday 7th April 2014

A RURAL transport scheme which puts people on the road to employment launched at Newport Links Golf Club on Friday, April 4.

Cardigan's new health facility moves a step closer

3:54pm Friday 28th March 2014

REPRESENTATIVES from the local community recently had the opportunity to learn more about plans for a new healthcare service in Cardigan.

Welsh colonists have fascinating stories to share

Western Telegraph: ADVENTURER: Stephanie Davies is joined in Patagonia by Ceredigion MP Mark Williams

2:48pm Thursday 27th March 2014

A PROJECT which aims to explore and celebrate the lives of a Welsh colony living in South America is off to a flying start.

All smiles for Newport dental practice

Western Telegraph: Pembrokeshire Dental Practice celebrates

9:25am Monday 17th March 2014

A DENTAL practice team in Newport is celebrating after ranking in the top three in the 2014 Local and Loved Awards.

Councillors go against expert advice and approve wind turbine

10:42am Friday 14th March 2014

COUNCILLORS went against planning officer’s advice and approved plans to site a 54 metre wind turbine near Boncath.

Hope hoping to land role next to opera star

Western Telegraph: HOPEFUL: 12-year-old James Hope auditions for Sweeney Todd at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff

2:19pm Friday 28th February 2014

A YOUNG singing star from north Pembrokeshire was among more than 30 hopefuls to try out for a prestigious role alongside Bryn Terfel at this summer’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.

Boncath wind turbine application deferred

9:22am Monday 10th February 2014

A DECISION has been made to defer a planning application to erect a 330kW wind turbine near Boncath.

Villagers campaign for safer route between St Dogmaels and Poppit Sands

12:01pm Friday 24th January 2014

A PETITION has been launched calling for a safe, accessible path from St Dogmaels to Poppit Sands beach.

Construction students pitch in to help storm damaged community

3:26pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

FIRST year construction students at Coleg Ceredigion recently rolled up their sleeves to help clean up storm damage in north Pembrokeshire.

Cardigan woman embarks on an exciting journey of discovery

Western Telegraph: ADVENTURER: Stephanie Davies will set off for Patagonia in March

12:02pm Friday 17th January 2014

AN adventurous Cardigan woman is leading a project to explore, document and celebrate the stories of a Welsh colony living in South America.

Diamond couple raise money for charity close to their hearts

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12:07pm Friday 10th January 2014

A SPECIAL couple from Eglwyswrw have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary by joining the fight against heart disease.

Councillors to carry out wind turbine site visit

12:01pm Thursday 9th January 2014

COUNCILLORS voted to carry out a site visit before deciding on plans to erect a 54 metre wind turbine near Boncath.

Oar-some effort by Pembrokeshire rower

Western Telegraph: DREAM TEAM: Ed and Nick are well on their way to raising £250,000 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer

12:47pm Friday 27th December 2013

A PEMBROKESHIRE sailor is back on dry land after attempting to row 2,600 miles across the Atlantic Ocean.

AM lobbies Post Office over Cardigan closure

12:01pm Tuesday 24th December 2013

MID and West Wales Assembly Member Joyce Watson has pressed the Post Office for answers about the continued closure of the Cardigan office.

Local business gallops to success

3:07pm Friday 29th November 2013

ON Sunday, November 24 a north Pembrokeshire business picked up two prizes at the Welsh National Wedding Awards 2013.

MP visits thriving north Pembrokeshire businesses

Western Telegraph: NEW RECRUITS: Stephen Crabb is photographed with Karl Kevren and Ross Davies, Frenni Transport’s newest employees

1:34pm Thursday 21st November 2013

LOCAL MP Stephen Crabb recently spent the day visiting businesses across the north of the county.

Tigers roar to success

Western Telegraph: GEARING UP: The Aberteifi Tigers will compete in UK national races next year PICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:51pm Friday 8th November 2013

A TEAM of motoring enthusiasts from Cardigan Secondary School is on the road to success.

Students’ planting completes improvement project

Western Telegraph: GREEN FINGERS: Cardigan Secondary School students show off some of their planting at Poppit.

12:02pm Sunday 13th October 2013

PEMBROKESHIRE Coast National Park Authority recently teamed up with green-fingered students to add the finishing touches to a project at Poppit Sands.

Local AM takes part in beach clean

Western Telegraph: CLEAN AND TIDY: Paul Davies picks up litter with Keep Wales Tidy staff and volunteers

12:04pm Thursday 26th September 2013

PRESELI Pembrokeshire Assembly Member Paul Davies rolled up his sleeves recently to take part in a local beach clean.

Nevern Castle dig throws up unexpected finds

Western Telegraph: The nit comb found during the latest dig at the Nevern Castle site.

4:24pm Wednesday 18th September 2013

THE results of a recent archaeological dig at Nevern Castle left a few experts scratching their heads.

Cardigan RNLI volunteers welcome new lifeboat

Western Telegraph: Cardigan RNLI Atlantic 85 lifeboat Albatross (1101902)Credit: RNLI

4:18pm Wednesday 18th September 2013

CARDIGAN'S volunteer lifeboat crew is busy getting to grips with its new lifeboat, which arrived at the station last week.

Youth hostel to open doors to public

12:01pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013

THE youth hostel in Poppit Sands is one of the 72 across England and Wales that will be throwing open its doors on Sunday, September 8.

New landing facility at Newport Parrog nears completion.

Western Telegraph: Ryan Pratt (Cooke and Arkwright) Fiona Wynne (Crown Estate) Alun Davies and Ryan Thomas (Secretary and President of Cymdeithas Gychod Afon Nyfer a Harbwr Trefdraeth) and Hugh Woodroffe (Quantum).PICTURE: Western Telegraph

12:02pm Friday 30th August 2013

WORK is well underway to construct a new landing facility at Newport Parrog, which once complete will be beneficial to both local people and tourists.

Online appeal for help to fund cancer studies

8:15pm Friday 9th August 2013

A DEVOTED mother of two from Boncath is well on her way to raising the money she needs to go to university next month.

Boat escorted back to St Dogmaels

8:10pm Friday 9th August 2013

CARDIGAN RNLI inshore lifeboat escorted a small sailing boat with two people on board back to St Dogmaels on July 21 after she ran into difficulties in Cardigan Bay.

Jellyfish sting

8:08pm Friday 9th August 2013

CARDIGAN Coastguard Rescue officers assisted Poppit Sands RNLI Lifeguards and ambulance paramedics after a 10-year-old girl was stung in the face by a jelly fish last Friday (August 7) at around 5.20pm. The girl was assessed and released back to her parents.

Call to look out for illegal nets

8:04pm Friday 9th August 2013

NATURAL Resources Wales is asking local people to be vigilant after another illegal fishing net was discovered on the River Teifi.

Countdown begins to Urdd National Eisteddfod

Western Telegraph: Work begins on the Urdd Eisteddfod maes

4:14pm Tuesday 23rd April 2013

THE final countdown has started to a major cultural event that could inject as much as £60million into the Pembrokeshire economy.

VIDEO: Dramatic RNLI horse rescue caught on camera

Western Telegraph: The cold tired horse was swum to safety by Cardigan lifeboat

3:25pm Friday 20th January 2012

A VIDEO showing the dramatic rescue of a petrified horse after it fell down cliffs at Ceibwr, Moylegrove, has been released by the RNLI.

Talk on 'Attracting Butterflies' by Carrie Thomas

9:59am Tuesday 15th November 2011

Members of the Newcastle Emlyn based Hardy Plant Society met recently to hear an enthusiastic, illustrated talk by Swansea based Carrie Thomas on how to attract a range of butterflies into the garden. It focussed not only on nectar providers, but also on the vegetation needs of caterpillars and pupae.

Newport Garden Club

12:11pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

Newport Garden Club To Derbyshire and back in one evening -- that was the experience of the Garden Club last Tuesday as Judy Coggins took them on a virtual tour of Chatsworth House Gardens with the help of slides. It was a historical journey through 400 years of garden design. Visit in late May, she said: "The laburnum arch is in full bloom, the azaleas are all out and the bluebells are still in flower."

Garden visit to Dyffryn Fernant, Pembs.

3:45pm Thursday 11th August 2011

The Newcastle Emlyn based Branch of the Hardy Plant Society recently visited Dyffryn Fernant near Fishguard. Members were rewarded by six acres of mature, but ever evolving garden, sited at the edge of a valley. A red painted farmhouse and rustic farm buildings had all been incorporated into a cottage garden style of planting. Swathes of Verbena bonariensis jostled with yellow Achillea. Pots of tender Canas, Lilies and Aeoniums were sited by paths which led to a wild flower meadow with Umbellifers and Scabious. Other features included pond, stream, bog garden and newly planted grass area together with statuary, some specially commissioned, all set in a dramatic landscape.

Newport Garden Club

12:26pm Wednesday 6th July 2011

Newport Garden Club visited Treffgarne Hall last week, and were impressed by the stone residence, built by Dr Evans in 1824.

Croesgoch School

11:25am Tuesday 21st June 2011

Children from Croesgoch school will be playing a prominent part in the Cystic Fibrosis Cymanfa Ganu at Capel Bach, Trefin next Sunday June 26th.

Cycling success bee sweet for Lorien

9:31pm Friday 10th June 2011

CILGERRAN honey producer Lorien Furbear is embarking on a gruelling charity cycling challenge through central America.

Car swamped by incoming tide

9:12pm Friday 10th June 2011

AN UNFORTUNATE car driver became swamped by the incoming tide on Traeth Mawr, Newport recently after getting stuck in soft sand.

Wyn gains coveted construction award

9:11pm Friday 10th June 2011

AN EGLWYSWRW-based construction ambassador has been recognised for his work and presented with a top award.

POPPIT SANDS: Lifesaving club awarded £36,000

5:05pm Thursday 2nd June 2011

POPPIT Sands Surf Lifesaving Club has been awarded £35,980 of funding from the Big Lottery Fund. They club will splash the cash on new equipment for the club and provide additional opportunities for recruiting new members.

Mobile phone saves kayaking tourists from tragedy

1:44pm Monday 30th May 2011

Two holidaymakers are lucky to be alive after a trip on their new kayaks nearly ended in tragedy on the north Pembrokeshire coast last week.

Herbalists welcome new regulation

8:08pm Friday 27th May 2011

Newport herbalists are striving to reassure the public that herbal medicine is still safe, effective and available in Pembrokeshire, despite dramatic changes in legislation.

Children glimpse into Newport's past

8:06pm Friday 27th May 2011

AN IMPORTANT part of Newport’s history is set to go on display at Ysgol Bro Ingli, following a joint initiative by local organisations.

Life of inspirational Anne Lewis-Smith remembered

8:05pm Friday 27th May 2011

THE varied life of a charismatic and inspirational Newport woman was celebrated with champagne last Friday.

ST DOGMAELS: Stone head returns home

7:57pm Friday 27th May 2011

AN ancient stone head, missing for more than 160 years, has been returned to its original home at St Dogmaels Abbey.

DINAS CROSS: Caring shopkeepers win national award

7:53pm Friday 27th May 2011

A COUPLE of Dinas Cross shopkeepers, who go the extra mile for their local community, have had their efforts recognised by a national award.

Eyesore house debacle cost £77,000

12:30pm Sunday 22nd May 2011

THE long running saga of an ‘eyesore’ house in Newport has cost Pembrokeshire Coast National Park £77,000.

Town apology over 'eyesore house'

5:09pm Friday 20th May 2011

Newport residents making up the Bettws Newydd Opposition Group (BNOG) have fought hard against the controversial house since it was first proposed.

Newport Garden Club

11:51am Tuesday 5th April 2011

Gardeners often harbour mixed feelings about birds, but all was goodwill at Newport Garden Club’s meeting last week. Led by David Mathews and Derek Rowlands from the National Park, the club assembled nesting-boxes for robins and blue-tits using kits made from Douglas Fir thinnings at the National Park's Cilrhedyn workshop.

Carningli/Newport Wi's

1:30pm Tuesday 1st March 2011

Carningli/Newport WI’s meeting on February 14th ran on more sober, thought provoking and compassion inducing lines than is usually the case. An excellent talk by a representative of the Samaritans made sure that everyone's attention was focussed acutely on what was said.

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