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Hymns inspired by the county

Western Telegraph:

3:12pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A CHRISTIAN singer/songwriter inspired by Pembrokeshire has produced a new booklet of her hymn and gospel songs.

Saundersfoot swim cheque handed over

8:55am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SAUNDERSFOOT New Year’s Day Swim mascot Charlie Shivers got on his bike to present a charity group with a cheque to thank them for taking part in the event.

Beach finds inspire poems

Western Telegraph: Beach treasure: Tavernspite pupils display their inventions made from seashore debris. (9383350)

10:25am Thursday 21st August 2014

A treasure-trove of items found on the beaches has inspired pupils to create poems and useful items.

Tenby stop off for charity riders

10:15am Thursday 21st August 2014

FOUR charity cyclists are due to arrive in Tenby on Sunday (August 23) at the end of a two-day ride in aid of Kidney Research UK.

Visible smoke warning from Pendine range

10:13am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CRUCIAL trial activity, which will result in visible smoke, is currently due to be taking place at the MOD Pendine Range.

Tenby hoteliers share business success with Minister

Western Telegraph: Celebration visit: Welsh tourism minister Edwina Hart is pictured with Malcolm Brace (left) and Patrick Jenkins at the Giltar Hotel on Monday.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography
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3:14pm Monday 18th August 2014

Two Tenby hoteliers who became bosses of the business where they were employed have been sharing the success story of their first five years with Welsh Government tourism minister Edwina Hart.

Children raise funds for lifeboat

Western Telegraph: Band of fundraisers: Ollie and Leila Bonner are pictured presenting their donation to Tenby RNLI's deputy mechanic, Robert Beynon. (9384565)

10:27am Monday 18th August 2014

Two creative and kind-hearted children have raised £82.13 for the RNLI by making and selling loom bands.

'Triage and Treat' hailed a success

Western Telegraph: Successful service: Saundersfoot pharmacist John Patel is ready to Triage and Treat. (9166952)

6:47pm Monday 11th August 2014

A pilot pharmacy service in south Pembrokeshire, believed to be the first in Wales, has helped ease pressure on the NHS.

Tenby railway station needs attention

Western Telegraph: Rail campaigner: Tenby station action call from Peter Hill. (8938157)

10:20am Friday 8th August 2014

A campaign to get customer care back on track at south Pembrokeshire’s busiest railway station has been launched by a concerned rail user.

Life savers showcase safety service

Western Telegraph: All aboard: Fire authority deputy Wynne Evans is joined by Tenby firefighters for Tenby lifeboat's Caldey visit.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography
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4:28pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Tenby's firefighters and lifeboatmen have been showcasing their safety service for Caldey Island to fire authority deputy chair Wynne Evans.

Local boatmen and water organisations supporting Caldey Swim

Western Telegraph: Taking place on the afternoon of Sunday August 31, the swim to Tenby looks set to raise several thousand pounds for the RNLI, thanks to the sponsorship of its 100 swimmers. 
The event is sponsored by Princes Gate Water, Big Brum's, Milford Haven Port

11:06am Friday 1st August 2014

LOCAL boatmen and water organisations have come on board to help ensure the success and safety of this month’s Caldey Swim.

Fears new micro-brewery in Saundersfoot could turn into a pub allayed

5:32pm Monday 28th July 2014

FEARS that a new micro-brewery in Saundersfoot could turn into a pub have been allayed by assurances given to Pembrokeshire county councillors.

Tenby store's fundraising success

Western Telegraph: Serving up help: Staff from Sainsbury’s in Tenby and the Harriet Davis Trust celebrate the new charity partnership. With them are Laura Melhuish from Aberdare, and her parents Malcolm and Margaret, who are on holiday in one of the Trust’s hous

11:47am Monday 28th July 2014

A year’s worth of fundraising and awareness support is being given to a south Pembrokeshire-based charity by the Tenby branch of Sainsbury’s.

Popular broadcaster to hold museum talk

6:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The next talk in Tenby Museum and Art Gallery’s series of annual lectures is by television and radio presenter Jamie Owen. He is a native of Pembrokeshire and the president of the museum, in which capacity he has visited many times and opened several art exhibitions.

Tourist fined for hurling late night abuse at police

3:37pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A HOLIDAYMAKER shouted and swore at police in Tenby and claimed he was an officer himself, Haverfordwest magistrates court heard last week.

Chance to discuss demolition plans

4:18pm Monday 21st July 2014

PLANS to demolish Tenby’s infants school and replace it with a new building on playing fields are up for discussion at an open public meeting today (Wednesday).

Displays mark 100 years since Great War

3:49pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE centenary of the First World War is to be the subject of the second major exhibition by Saundersfoot Historical Society.

Long Course champion congratulated

Western Telegraph: SPORTING CREW: Oliver Simon (third left) and Tenby Leisure Centre colleagues celebrate their Long Course Weekend successes. (8419718)

1:39pm Monday 21st July 2014

LONG Course Weekend champion, Oliver Simon, has been congratulated by fellow staff at Tenby Leisure Centre for his success in the event.

300 join the Tour de Tenby

Western Telegraph: TOUR DE FORCE: Young cyclists pedal away in the Tour de Tenby.
PICTURE: Martin Cavaney Photography.
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11:25am Monday 21st July 2014

OVER 300 young cyclists took to the streets of Tenby on Thursday for the seventh running of the Tour de Tenby.

Small community has a big heart

Western Telegraph: DIG THIS: Manorbier Newton's garden fundraisers raised over £3,000 for Pembrokeshire's Shalom House. (8370042)

3:09pm Friday 18th July 2014

A SMALL community with a big heart has raised over £3,000 for a Pembrokeshire charity through its Open Gardens Afternoon.

Woodturners show off their craft

3:11pm Monday 14th July 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Woodturners will be sharing and showing their wood craft to visitors at Colby Woodland garden this Sunday (July 20) from 10am till 4.30pm.

Port on board for charity swim

Western Telegraph: Going swimmingly: Sara Andrew (second left) from the Port of Milford Haven presents the £500 sponsorship to Caldey-Tenby swim committee members Val Coates Rees, Nicola Coates and Chris Osborne. (8102568)

12:08pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE Port of Milford Haven has been welcomed on board as a sponsor of this summer’s charity swim between Caldey Island and Tenby.

Triple challenge for Templeton doctor

Western Telegraph: Triathlon for Taverners: Dr Martin Mackintosh. (7905448)

9:46am Monday 7th July 2014

A SPORTING GP has prescribed himself a triple challenge to give youngsters a sporting chance.

Young entrepreneur looks to expand business

Western Telegraph: Time to grow: Jacqs Scourfield's business is expanding into laser-cut clocks and gifts. (7591859)

4:57pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A favourite festive gift has inspired a south Pembrokeshire teenager to become one of Wales’ latest young entrepreneurs.

Tenby driver disqualified after 'totting up' points

9:31am Saturday 31st May 2014

A 22 YEAR-OLD from Tenby with outstanding fines of £2,075 appeared before Haverfordwest Magistrates Court last week to face driving-related offences.

Saundersfoot man admits drink driving

9:25am Friday 30th May 2014

A SAUNDERSFOOT man admitted drink driving when he appeared before Haverfordwest Magistrates Court.

Licence granted to beach front restaurant

Western Telegraph: NEW DEVELOPMENT: It is hoped the new restaurant will be open in time for the Easter holidaysPICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography

12:55pm Friday 21st March 2014

A NEW premises licence has been granted for a beach front restaurant in Saundersfoot.

Tenby traffic calming work begins

3:37pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Work to start traffic calming along the main route to three Tenby schools got underway on Monday and is expected to take a fortnight.

St Teilo's football sessions

Western Telegraph: Kitted out: St Teilo’s pupils in their Swansea City shirts are pictured with coach Joel Moody. (4602177)

2:54pm Saturday 15th March 2014

St Teilo’s School, Tenby was one of the first schools in Pembrokeshire to benefit from the new Swansea City AFC Community Trust Programme.

Tenby building society branch helps with record RNLI donation

Western Telegraph: Celebrations: RNLI crew members celebrate £350,000 donation from Yorkshire Building Society.  (4451957)

11:04am Friday 7th March 2014

TENBY residents helped raise a record figure for the RNLI with the Yorkshire Building Society’s fundraising drive.

Tenby railway station busiest in south Pembs

Western Telegraph: Lining up: Passengers arrive at Tenby, the busiest station in south Pembrokeshire.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography
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10:38am Monday 3rd March 2014

Tenby is South Pembrokeshire’s busiest train station.

More than £3,000 raised for Kidney Wales Foundation in support of Tenby sportsman

Western Telegraph: Grand total: Kidney patient Adam Hughes (centre) and charity runners Sabrina Revell, Alan Townsend, Steve Handicott and Kathryn Udson with the cheque for £3,0775.;45 for the Kidney Wales Foundation. (3925258)

5:50pm Monday 10th February 2014

An appeal set up for the Kidney Wales Foundation, in support of a 25-year-old sportsman who is awaiting a transplant, has raised more than £3,000.

Police warning after trio of crimes in Kilgetty and Begelly

12:01pm Friday 24th January 2014

People in the Kilgetty and Begelly areas are being asked to make sure their property is secure following a trio of crimes under the cover of darkness this week.

Tenby Harbour fee increases put on hold

Western Telegraph: UNDER REVIEW: A group of councillors is to look at the charges for Tenby Harbour.  PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography.   (3611915)

3:17pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

A GROUP of councillors is to look at the proposed increase in fees at Tenby Harbour.

Special Tenby Museum display opens Saturday

Western Telegraph: History at the ready: Honorary librarian, Sue Baldwin (left) and library assistant, Nettie Powell preparing for the Science Classes display at Tenby Museum. (3514685)

12:02pm Monday 20th January 2014

Shells, butterflies and beautifully-illustrated books from the collection of Tenby Museum and Art Gallery will be among items at the centre of a special display there which is opening on Saturday

Revamped Tenby Post Office to open for longer

Western Telegraph: Stamp of approval: A make-over is on the cards for Tenby Post Office.
PICTURE:     Gareth Davies Photography
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3:57pm Thursday 16th January 2014

A first class refurbishment plan has been announced for Tenby Post Office to offer longer opening hours and a new modern look.

Charity bathers take the plunge at Amroth

Western Telegraph: Hi spy: Amroth dippers adopted a James Bond theme for their annual plunge. PICTURE: Andy Grimshaw
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12:02pm Monday 13th January 2014

Charity bathers plunged into a James Bond theme to be ‘shaken, not stirred’ for the annual New Year’s Day swim in Amroth.

Encyclopaedia man puts pen to paper

Western Telegraph: G'DAY MATE: Lance Russell, 46, of Tenby, with his new book, The Encyclopedia Man.  PICTURE: Western Telegraph. (3351199)

2:02pm Thursday 9th January 2014

A TENBY man who spent three years travelling across Australia selling encyclopaedias has penned his experiences nearly 20 years after returning to his home town.

Tenby residents get behind Christmas toy appeal

Western Telegraph: GENEROUS DONATIONS: PATCH coordinator Tracy Olin and her husband, Jan, at St Maryà 	¢ÂÂs Church, Tenby.    
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2:02pm Thursday 28th November 2013

CHILDREN will not go without this Christmas, thanks to some generous donations from Tenby residents.

Amateur radio group makes history

4:02pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

AN amateur radio group has made history - and in the centenary year of the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB).

Stepaside school pupils learn to 'eat well'

Western Telegraph: Healthy choice: Layla Kershaw's winning meal is sampled by Councillor David Pugh; Liz Western, senior public health officer, Healthy Schools; Kate Iceton, dietetic assistant practitioner, Hywel Dda Health Board; Carli Wheeler, school co-ordinator and

4:18pm Thursday 24th October 2013

Youngsters at a south Pembrokeshire primary school are learning to eat well in order to learn well.

Saundersfoot community hall joins village's Chamber for Tourism

4:17pm Thursday 24th October 2013

Saundersfoot’s new Regency Hall Community Centre has been welcomed as the latest member of the village’s Chamber for Tourism.

Charity fishing competition

2:11pm Friday 27th September 2013

A CHARITY sea fishing competition will take place at Amroth beach on Saturday, October 12.

History Point brings Tenby RAF rescue to life

12:01pm Saturday 21st September 2013

A war veteran’s reminiscences of Tenby’s RAF rescue unit have been saved for posterity by the HistoryPoints information project.

Author to read at Tenby Library

3:56pm Friday 20th September 2013

Author Wendy Jones (pictured) will be reading excerpts from her new book, The World is a Wedding, at Tenby Library next week.

Holidaymakers targeted by bike thieves

12:01pm Thursday 29th August 2013

Holidaymakers at caravan parks in the Tenby and Saundersfoot area were wheely robbed by thieves who stole their bikes last week.

Derek the Weatherman opens new walk on Caldey Island

11:20am Saturday 15th June 2013

VISITORS can now follow in the footsteps of Caldey’s monks by stepping out on a newly-created walk on the island.

Drama societies prove to be class acts

Western Telegraph: The winners of the Pembrokeshire Drama Association One Act Festival 2013 with adjudicator Jan Palmer Sayer in white (centre)

12:29pm Sunday 21st April 2013

DRAMA societies in Pembrokeshire took centre stage last night as the winners of the county's One Act Festival were announced.

Plans to replace Tenby primary schools

6:13pm Friday 7th December 2012

PLANS to replace Tenby VC Infant School and Tenby Junior Community School with an English medium primary school and a Welsh medium primary school were recommended by Pembrokeshire County Council on Monday (December 3rd).

Support for wildlife park at centre of court case

6:03pm Friday 7th December 2012

HUNDREDS of people are planning a mass visit to Anna Ryder Richardson’s Manor House Wildlife Park next week to show their support for the attraction after its recent court case.



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