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Street team is here to listen

Western Telegraph: MEET THE TEAM: The new Street Pastors. (11327581)

3:38pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

REVELLERS in Pembroke are to benefit from a comforting ear, thanks to the addition of 19 new street pastors to the area.

Chelbie is building a great future in industry

Western Telegraph: EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES: Chelbie Jones is carving her own path in carpentry. (11308405)

3:38pm Sunday 19th October 2014

CARPENTRY apprentice Chelbie Jones, from Pembroke, is chipping away at the stereotype that only men can build a career in construction.

Health Hub plan for Pembroke Dock library

Western Telegraph: HEALTH HUB: Pembroke Dock Library is to become a health hub.  (11619665)

2:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

Work will be starting shortly on a new ‘Health Hub’ service for Pembroke Dock Library.

Pembroke’s walls take another step in the 'Journey Through Time'

Western Telegraph: Some of the newly appointed Trustees of the Pembroke Town Walls Trust CIO.

2:39pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PLANS to refurbish the medieval walls of Pembroke have taken a step closer.

Book takes closer look at local life

Western Telegraph: The book's cover. (11332930)

11:55am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A NEW book and DVD trace the history of Pembroke and Monkton through the individual stories of local people.

Park is jewel in town crown

Western Telegraph: SKATE MATES: Friends of the park visited the site recently. (11325060)

6:54pm Monday 13th October 2014

PEMBROKE Dock’s skate park is being put to good use by the children and young people of the town, as this recent visit by Friends of the Memorial Park so clearly shows.

Pembroke to host a celebration of the humble apple

5:26pm Monday 13th October 2014

A CELEBRATION of apples and orchards will be held in Pembroke on Saturday, October 25.

Chance to sit and reflect on soldier's life

Western Telegraph: TRAGIC DEATH: Clifford Harries, pictured during his Army service.

3:13pm Saturday 11th October 2014

EXACTLY 60 years after a young Pembroke man died in an accident at the local RAF station, a seat has been dedicated in his memory at the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre.

SCHOOLS REORGANISATION: Second public meeting planned about Angle peninusla schools

Western Telegraph:

11:53am Friday 10th October 2014

Due to high levels of interest, a second public meeting has been arranged to discuss Pembrokeshire County Council’s decision to review education provision on the Angle peninsula.

Local men take on Cardiff challenge

Western Telegraph: WORK FORCE: 80 members of staff took part in the charity challenge. (11349380)

4:27pm Friday 10th October 2014

FOUR local men proved they can overcome any obstacle by completing a ‘survival’ charity challenge.

Skate park popular in Pembroke Dock

Western Telegraph: SKATING ALONG: The Friends of the Memorial Park group visited the recently completed skate park in Pembroke Dock.  (11252777)

12:55pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

PEMBROKE Dock’s skate park has been a popular attraction since its completion last month and the Friends of Memorial Park have paid a visit to see for themselves.

35 jobs boost for Pembroke Dock firm

5:17pm Monday 6th October 2014

A FUNDING boost of £1.5m is to create 35 new local jobs at Genpower’s headquarters Pembroke Dock.

Morning makes a latte money for charity

Western Telegraph: GROUP SHOT: Coffee morning volunteers in Pembroke. (11148629)

3:28pm Monday 6th October 2014

A CHARITY coffee morning in Pembroke last month raised £250 for Welsh children’s cancer charity Latch.

Strong effort from school's Iron Kids

Western Telegraph: GREAT JOB: Mr Simon Thomas with Iron Kids participants.


3:12pm Monday 6th October 2014

THE Headteacher and pupils of Lamphey Primary School have been busy raising money for Ty Hafan by taking part in the 2014 Ironman Wales and Iron Kids Wales events.

Apple-y ever after in Pembroke

Western Telegraph: ENJOYING THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABOUR: Volunteer John Gossage with Pembroke 21C chairman and director Gareth Jones.

4:12pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE community association Pembroke 21C has received a funding boost thanks to players of a charity lottery.

Embrace the beauty of the winter months, says artist

Western Telegraph: PASSION FOR PAINTING: Author and artist David Bellamy has just published his 18th book.

1:55pm Friday 26th September 2014

A NEW book aimed at encouraging artists to embrace the winter months has just been published by a Pembroke-born artist and author.

Green light given to solar farm plans

4:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

COUNCILLORS were unanimous in approving plans for a 16 hectare solar park in Pembroke last week.

Car 'totally destroyed' by fire

Western Telegraph: ENGULFED: The car was destroyed in Friday night's fire.PICTURE: Martin Cavaney

12:13pm Monday 15th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were helpless in preventing a car from being destroyed by fire on Friday night (September 12).

Farm's turbine plans approved

4:41pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A FAMILY farm in Hundleton has won planning consent for a wind turbine to offset rising energy costs.

Planning consent given to Sageston slurry lagoon

Western Telegraph:

11:28am Thursday 11th September 2014

PLANNING permission has been granted for the construction of a slurry lagoon in Sageston.

Come in and and see what we're all about, say hub volunteers

Western Telegraph: CALL IN: Pembroke Dock Encompass Group/Community Hub on 25 Dimond Street. 
PICTURE: Western Telegraph (10086914)

9:46am Monday 8th September 2014

A WARM and friendly welcome awaits visitors to the Pembroke Dock’s very own Community Hub.

Changing of the guard at Carew Castle

Western Telegraph: NEW VENTURE: Carew Castle's new manager, Daisy Hughes.

12:21pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CAREW Castle boasts a fascinating 2,000 year history, having been home to princesses, dukes and knights since the 11th century; and now there is a new name in charge of the popular visitor attraction.

School children help Power Station preserve history

Western Telegraph: Preserving the past: MP Simon Hart and Station manager Andrew Morgan with the time capsule.  (9958040)

10:22am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SCHOOL children have played their part in preserving the past with the burying of a time capsule at Pembroke Power Station along with staff and local MP Simon Hart.

Iconic locomotive steams into town

Western Telegraph: ICON OF STEAM: Nunney Castle 5029 is a member of the Great Western Railway 4073 ‘Castle’ Class.
PICTURE: Martin Cavaney (9875629)

3:58pm Monday 1st September 2014

CROWDS gathered at Pembroke Dock railway station on Sunday (August 31) to witness an iconic locomotive steam into town.

Local firms may have chance to help build wind farm

2:55pm Sunday 31st August 2014

LOCAL businesses may have the chance to be involved in the construction of a proposed windfarm at Rhoscrowther, near Angle.

Wizard summoned for learning project

Western Telegraph: SCHOOL'S OUT: The youngsters at the library.

5:34pm Monday 25th August 2014

A WELSH wizard was called in to cast his spell over a special learning project in Pembroke Dock this summer.

£1million funding helps teach lifesaving skills

Western Telegraph: SEA SKILLS: RNLI Angle trainees Michael Higgins and Carl Morgan with Coxswain Lewis Creese. (9413822)

3:29pm Monday 18th August 2014

TWO local lifeboat volunteers have learnt the skills that will help them stay safe while saving lives at sea, thanks to £1million of funding from the Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

Brass band wows crowds in birthday concerts

Western Telegraph: UNIQUE STYLE: Guest vocalist Emily Kaijaks. PICTURE: Martin Cavaney (9198602)

2:52pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

PEMBROKE Dock hosted some talented German visitors at the weekend, as part of events to celebrate the town’s 200th birthday.

More than 100 people ready to take a leap of faith

8:50am Tuesday 12th August 2014

PLANS which will allow 120 people to bungee jump off the Cleddau Bridge are still being finalised.

Village green bid dealt a blow

2:48pm Monday 4th August 2014

A BID to register the last remaining patch of open space in Pembroke Dock town centre as a village green has been dealt a blow.

Open studios sheds light on Art Out West

Western Telegraph: EXHIBTION LAUNCH: Art Out West Open Studios is being launched at Castlemartin Community Cafe tonight (Wednesday, August 6).    (8889389)

10:20am Monday 4th August 2014

AN ART exhibition being held at artists’ homes, galleries and studios in Pembroke and around the Castlemartin peninsula is to be launched tonight (Wednesday, August 6).

Bergen twinning visit is bang on target

Western Telegraph: GAME ON: Organiser Cllr David Boswell and other town councillors with members of the two shooting clubs.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (8859521)

5:04pm Friday 1st August 2014

A TWIN town shooting competition held at Pembroke Dock Shooting Club recently went with a bang.

American activist speaks of 'incredible' Monkton experience

Western Telegraph: AMERICAN VISITOR: Public speaker, poet and writer Kevin Powell met children at Monkton Priory School recently. (8715199)

1:04pm Friday 1st August 2014

INFLUENTIAL American public speaker, poet and writer Kevin Powell met schoolchildren on a recent visit to Pembrokeshire as part of a project celebrating the life and work of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.

Town's history brought to life on stage

Western Telegraph: TOP PERFORMANCE: Pembroke Dock Community School.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (8846175)

12:38pm Friday 1st August 2014

FROM a filmmaker to a warship, suffragettes, a baker’s shop and time travel –‘The Complete and Utter History of Pembroke Dock’ has been brought to life on stage in celebration of the town’s bicentenary.

‘Something for everyone’ at Monkton Village Fair

Western Telegraph: FUN FAIR: There was plenty to do at Monkton Village Fair. (8839156)

10:32am Friday 1st August 2014

IT WAS another successful year for Monkton Village Fair which was held on Saturday, July 19.

Gillian, 82, shares Coast to Countryside sketches

10:07am Friday 1st August 2014

A FRESHWATER East artist is sharing her sketchbook with the world.

Special Olympics given community life award

Western Telegraph: CHEQUE IT OUT: Lucy Callan and Jemma Bowie-Hallam at ASDA Pembroke Dock.  

1:35pm Monday 28th July 2014

SPECIAL Olympics Pembrokeshire has been given a community life award by ASDA Pembroke Dock.

Volunteers join in woodland management project

Western Telegraph: TEAM WORK: Volunteers from South Hook LNG and Pembroke 21 CIC at King’s Mill Wood.  

12:49pm Monday 28th July 2014

IT WAS a day of pulling Himalayan Balsam and making Pembrokeshire charcoal for a team of South Hook LNG volunteers at the National Trust’s Stackpole Estate recently.

Town gears up for Bicentenary Water Festival

12:22pm Monday 28th July 2014

PEMBROKE Dock is gearing up for a wet and wild weekend of birthday fun.

Refinery staff get up close with racing super car

Western Telegraph: NICE WHEELS: Valero public affairs manager Stephen Thornton poses with the Aston Martin racing car.   (8655412)

12:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

ONE of the world’s top racing cars – an Aston Martin GTE - wowed staff at Valero Pembroke Refinery during a recent visit.

School celebrates Children’s University awards

Western Telegraph: A PROUD MOMENT: Pembroke Dock Community School pupils with their Children’s University awards. (8654044)

11:49am Monday 28th July 2014

A CEREMONY was held at Pembroke Dock Community School at the end of term for 60 pupils who received awards from the Children’s University.

School celebrates top achievements

Western Telegraph: TOP PUPILS: Pembroke mayor Cllr Pauline Waters presented the winners with their awards.   (8653245)

11:35am Monday 28th July 2014

GOODBYES are always hard but it was with immense pride that Golden Grove School bid its year six pupils a fond farewell at the end of the school term.

Dean's memory lives on with charity donation

Western Telegraph: CHEQUE IT OUT: Peter Mackay, Dean’s mum Sandra Evans and Bryn Hazeldean. (8586491)

5:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE CRUCIAL crew section of the Wales Ambulance Trust has been given a £500 boost thanks to a generous donation from the Dean Bevzy Evans Charity.

Flowers in full bloom at church festival

Western Telegraph: BLOOMING SUCCESS: St John’s Church, Pembroke Dock hosted a very successful Flower Festival.  PICTURE: Martin Cavaney.  (8585305)

4:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ST JOHN the Evangelist Church, Pembroke Dock hosted a blooming successful Flower Festival last week in support of the town’s bicentenary celebrations.

Gordon steps up to the plate as new central ward town councillor

Western Telegraph: NEW RECRUIT: Cllr Gordon Goff, of Pembroke Dock.  PICTURE: Western Telegraph. (8580815)

3:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PEMBROKE Dock Town Council has a new recruit.

Scott's family thank 'the whole town'

Western Telegraph: STRONG BONDS: Scott Goodwin with mum Laurie, sister Sarah and her daughter Alisha, and Scott’s dad, John.   PICTURE: Western Telegraph. (8571969)

2:35pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FOR 33 years a Pennar family have lovingly cared for one of their own who has cerebral palsy.

Race is on to top retro marketing campaign

Western Telegraph: AWARD-WINNING: A poster from Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority's campaign. (8313849)

11:34am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE search is on for talented Pembrokeshire marketers to top the national’s park’s famous retro railway poster advertising campaign.

Fire station open day is a roaring success

Western Telegraph: TEAM EFFORT: The local community came together to give Orielton School an end of year spring clean.

9:04am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ABOUT 200 people visited Pembroke Dock Fire Station when it opened its doors to the public for the afternoon on Saturday, July 12.

School clean-up

Western Telegraph: TEAM EFFORT: The local community came together to give Orielton School an end of year spring clean.

11:57am Monday 21st July 2014

THE local community came together to give Orielton School an end of year spring clean recently.

Sports day success for Golden Grove

Western Telegraph: TOP EFFORT: Pupils proudly display their winning stickers. (8413253)

10:43am Monday 21st July 2014

A LARGE crowd of parents and families turned out in support of Golden Grove School, Pembroke, which held its annual foundation phase pupils’ sports day recently.

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