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Wanted: Puffins on Ramsey Island

Western Telegraph: PUFFIN CALL: The solar-powered sound system and decoy puffins on Ramsey IslandPICTURE: Greg Morgan

12:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE RSPB is making use of sound technology in a bid to lure puffins back to a Pembrokeshire island.

Police investigate spate of crimes in St Davids

Western Telegraph: MINDLESS DAMAGE: Canon Dorrien Davies and PC 182 Nigel Lewis point out some of the damaged property

9:27am Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE are investigating a spate of criminal damage in St Davids.

Super Gran tackles 1,000 mile trek for Shelter Cymru

Western Telegraph: FAB FUNDRAISER: 56-year-old Rebecca Morris is walking around Wales to raise money for Shelter Cymru

2:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A THREE month trek around Wales might not be everyone’s idea of a holiday, but for one grandmother it is the fulfilment of a personal ambition, as well as a chance to support a charity close to her heart.

Views sought on plans to move St Davids Post Office

10:29am Monday 14th April 2014

THERE are plans to relocate St Davids Post Office a short distance away.

Pete's marathon effort for children's charity

Western Telegraph: MARATHON MAN: Peter proudly holds his London marathon finishers medal

10:20am Monday 14th April 2014

A CARE worker from Solva completed the London Marathon on Sunday, raising more than £2,000 for the NSPCC.

Ignore the bad press and let a Staffie into your heart, says rescuer

Western Telegraph: DOG LOVE: Yvonne rescued ex-breeding dog Maisie after her time was up in the poundPICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:54pm Friday 11th April 2014

THE owner of a small animal rescue centre in north Pembrokeshire is on a mission to change people’s minds about a certain breed of dog.

St Davids community farm group enjoy the fruits of their labour

Western Telegraph: STUNNING SCENERY: Caerhys Farm is a stone's throw from Abereiddy beach and enjoys panoramic views of the sea

2:36pm Friday 11th April 2014

WOULD you like to get your hands dirty with like-minded people? Then why not become part of a thriving farm group just outside of St Davids.

Pop star's cathedral concert hailed a huge success

Western Telegraph: GRATEFUL: Roy and his wife Marian present a cheque to Bryan Rees and Allyson Burrows of Shalom House

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11:05am Friday 11th April 2014

A CONCERT performed by a famous singing star raised more than £3,000 for Shalom House last month.

Priests embark on two-wheeled pilgrimage

Western Telegraph: ON YER BIKE: Tom, Rhun, and Stephen begin their 450 pilgrimage in St Davids

3:37pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

TWO trainee priests and their lecturer are cycling to Wales’ six cathedrals to raise money for charity.

WI learn the ropes of bell-ringing

Western Telegraph: RING MY BELL: Croesgoch WI try their hand at bell-ringing

3:07pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

MEMBERS of Croesgoch WI visited St David's Cathedral Bell Tower on March 18 to learn more about the art of bell-ringing.

There'll be bikers over the Whitecliffs of Dover

Western Telegraph: PICTURE: Western Telegraph

9:50am Monday 31st March 2014

A GROUP of intrepid motorcyclists are revving up for an 800 mile coast to coast challenge.

Solva pupils get behind local marathon runner

Western Telegraph: ALL TOGETHER NOW: Marathon man Peter Shea with the pupils of Ysgol Solfach

1:02pm Monday 24th March 2014

STAFF and pupils at Ysgol Solfach recently dressed up as their favourite book characters for World Book Day, but it wasn’t all for fun, there was a serious reason behind it.

St David's Day fundraisers for children's hospice

Western Telegraph: CHEQUE PRESENTATION: Representatives of Siop y Bobol and the Gymanfa Ganu present a cheque to the area fundraiser of Ty Hafan.

9:19am Friday 21st March 2014

ON Saturday, March 1 a Welsh tea and coffee event was held by volunteers of Siop Y Bobol in St Davids.

Strong support for Pen y Cwm wind turbine plans

9:33am Monday 17th March 2014

PLANS to site a wind turbine near Pen y Cwm were unanimously backed by councillors last week.

Young firefighters pass out in style

Western Telegraph: LIFE SKILLS: The youngsters take part in an exercise at St David's fire station

1:21pm Friday 14th March 2014

DURING the past three months, the crew at St David’s fire station has been running a Young Firefighter scheme.

City Council marks Commonwealth Day

Western Telegraph: FLAG RAISERS: The Commonwealth flag was raised at St Justinians House by kind permission of Kath Hall.

9:54am Friday 14th March 2014

ST Davids City Council marked Commonwealth Day by raising a special flag at St Justinians on Monday, March 10.

Mum keeps promise to shave her head on landmark birthday

Western Telegraph: BEFORE AND AFTER: Catherin pre and post head shave

9:34am Friday 14th March 2014

IT was a case of hair today and gone tomorrow for a Solva woman, who certainly marked her 50th birthday in style.

MP welcomes Ysgol Dewi Sant pupil to Parliament

Western Telegraph: Left to right: Stephen Crabb MP, former Ysgol Dewi Sant pupil and No. 10 Official Abigail Green, Ysgol Dewi Sant sixth-formers Joanne Brockbank and Alice Edgeworth and Stephen’s Parliamentary Researcher, James formerly of Milford Haven Comprehensive

9:24am Monday 10th March 2014

On March 6, MPs from across the UK invited students from their constituencies into Parliament to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Mud, sweat and tears on coastal path marathon

Western Telegraph: CROSS THE LINE: David Synan from Llantwit Major and Simeon Whiting from Birmingham finish the race as friendsPICTURE: Western Telegraph

9:20am Monday 10th March 2014

MORE than 175 intrepid runners set off from Abereiddy Beach early on Saturday morning (March 1) to take part in the ultimate coastal path marathon.

Bryan gets his running shoes on for Shalom

Western Telegraph: MARATHON EFFORT: Bryan will be running his 9th marathon for charity next month

11:56am Thursday 6th March 2014

THE chair of the trustees of Shalom House will join 36,000 other runners next month in taking on the Virgin Money London Marathon.

80's pop star to raise money for palliative care unit

Western Telegraph: POP ICON: Howard Jones plays a sell out Rewind FestivalPICTURE: Universal News And Sport (Scotland)

3:42pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A WELL KNOWN singing star will be performing a special concert in St David’ s Cathedral on Saturday, March 15 in aid of Shalom House.

Precept to go up in Solva

1:21pm Monday 3rd March 2014

SOLVA Community Council has decided to increase its precept for the coming financial year.

St Davids duathlon to kick off triathlon series

Western Telegraph: Ysgol Dewi Sant PE teacher Rachel Thomas taking part in a 2012 Go Tri event

9:58am Tuesday 25th February 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Leisure will once again be holding its popular Go-Tri Series in 2014, kicking off with a duathlon in St Davids next week.

St David's and Dewisland Historical Society

3:11pm Friday 21st February 2014

THE regular monthly meeting of St David's and Dewisland Historical Society was held in City Hall on February 10.

Pop star to help raise funds for Shalom House

11:31am Monday 17th February 2014

A FUNDRAISING concert featuring an 80's pop star will be held in St David's Cathedral next month.

St David's Day Patronal Festival

4:24pm Friday 14th February 2014

ST David’s Cathedral is holding a three day Patronal Festival to celebrate St David’s Day.

Eco car club looking to expand to meet demand

Western Telegraph: CAR CLUB: St Davids City Councillor Keeley Rose with St Davids Eco City Group's electric car

1:28pm Friday 14th February 2014

WALES’ first electric car club in north Pembrokeshire is looking to expand its fleet, following its successful launch last April.

Packed programme for St David's Day celebrations

1:10pm Friday 14th February 2014

THE St David's Day programme for 2014 has been published and it is packed with fun for all the family.

Pupils encouraged to improve their word power

Western Telegraph: MAKE YOUR MOVE: Pupils take part in Scrabble sessions in Ysgol Dewi Sant's library

12:33pm Friday 14th February 2014

PUPILS at Ysgol Dewi Sant are being encouraged to improve their vocabulary by taking part in Scrabble sessions.

Local author treats Solva pupils to special reading

Western Telegraph: BOOKWORMS: Solva pupils welcomed Jackie Morris to the school as part of International Book Giving DayPICTURE: Western Telegraph

12:01pm Friday 14th February 2014

PUPILS at Solva CP School were treated to a special reading by a local author and artist on Friday, February 14.

Fire up your imagination this St David’s Day

12:13pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Coast National Park Authority is encouraging youngsters to create some dazzling dragon designs for a special competition.

Scouting to relaunch in St Davids this spring

Western Telegraph: FUN AND GAMES: There were all sorts of activity days back in the St Davids scouting heyday

12:38pm Monday 10th February 2014

THERE is a long and proud heritage of scouting in St Davids - but in recent years the group folded due to a lack of leadership.

A St Davids pupil earns the right to blow his own trumpet

Western Telegraph: TOP BRASS: Aled Meredith-Barret is an award-winning tuba player

10:24am Monday 10th February 2014

A TALENTED musician from year 11 at Ysgol Dewi Sant has recently been awarded a place in the National Youth Brass Band of Wales.

Peter's marathon effort aims to put a full stop to child cruelty

Western Telegraph: MARATHON MAN: Peter Shea-Waters is taking on the London marathon in April to raise money for the NSPCC PICTURE: Western Telegraph

4:22pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

A CARE worker from Solva is pounding the pavements of Pembrokeshire in preparation for the 2014 London Marathon.

St Davids students to forge links with royal village

Western Telegraph: ST DAVIDS DELEGATION: Eleanor Walker, Ebony Owen, Rhys Jones and Cllr Chris Taylor

12:02pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

YSGOL Dewi Sant head boy Rhys Jones and head girl Ebony Owen will form part of a delegation from St Davids to the royal village of Matsieng later this month.

Celebrate National Storytelling Week in St Davids

12:01pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

NATIONAL Storytelling Week will be celebrated in St David’s Cathedral next month.

Ysgol Dewi Sant pupils turn the pages for charity

Western Telegraph: BOOKWORMS: Ysgol Dewi Sant students raised £354.41 by taking part in Readathon

12:02pm Monday 27th January 2014

ST DAVIDS students have raised more than £350 for children’s charities by taking part in a national reading event.

Look what the storms washed up

Western Telegraph: RARE FIND: A Kumlien’s gull, which comes from Arctic Canada, has been spotted in PembrokeshirePICTURE: Richard Stonier

12:02pm Monday 27th January 2014

THE storms that have battered Pembrokeshire in recent weeks have brought with them a number of Arctic visitors.

New appointment at St David's Cathedral

2:34pm Friday 17th January 2014

A WARM welcome has been extended to the Rev Dr Adrian T. Furse, following his appointment as the new Minor Canon of St David's Cathedral and Team Vicar in the Benefice of Dewisland.

Friends help with storm repairs

Western Telegraph: First across the new bridge at Abermawr beach was an intrepid kayaker

12:02pm Friday 17th January 2014

FOLLOWING the battering of our coastline earlier this month, the Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park were quick to volunteer their services for the clean up operation.

Calling all aspiring photographers

12:01pm Thursday 16th January 2014

SOLVA Business Group has launched a photo competition.

Free Nordic walking taster

2:03pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

AGE Cymru is holding a free Nordic Walking taster session to introduce the enjoyable and effective whole body exercise which is suitable for all ages and abilities.

St Davids film maker nominated by BAFTA

12:03pm Friday 10th January 2014

A TALENTED film maker from St Davids will be flying the flag for homegrown talent at this year’s British Academy Film Awards.

Calling all singers

12:01pm Thursday 9th January 2014

ST DAVID’S Cathedral is currently looking to recruit girl and boy choristers.

Former chapel gets new lease of life as contemporary art gallery

12:03pm Monday 6th January 2014

A COUPLE who recently re-located to Pembrokeshire has opened a new contemporary art gallery in St Davids.

Storm damage

Western Telegraph: Storm damage

1:44pm Friday 3rd January 2014

St David's Lifeboat station was damaged this morning during the storms.

Making a splash for charity

Western Telegraph: AND THEY'RE OFF: The brave swimmers make a dash for the freezing waters(3217290)PICTURE: Bethan Thomas-Price

1:26pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

SWIMMERS of all ages braved the elements to take part in the annual New Year’s Day swim at Whitesands Beach.

Baby events at Oriel y Parc

12:01pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

THE popular Babi a Fi (Baby and Me) events return to Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St Davids for 2014.

Ysgol Bro Dewi welcomes new head

4:13pm Friday 20th December 2013

YSGOL Bro Dewi in St Davids has welcomed Sam Vaughan as its new headteacher.

Guiding leader goes beyond call of duty

Western Telegraph: COMMUNITY CHAMPION: Rhian received her award from Mayor, Cllr Glenys James and her consort John James.

2:55pm Thursday 19th December 2013

A GIRLGUIDING leader has been recognised for her work with young people by being presented with St Davids City Council’s Community Award for 2013.

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