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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

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

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

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.    

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.

Minor injury units reopen

5:49pm Wednesday 4th April 2012

MINOR Injury Units in Tenby and Pembroke Dock have re-opened this week after their temporary three-month closure.

Tenby and District Camera Club

12:21pm Wednesday 11th January 2012

Tenby and District Camera Club held its first meeting of the new season on Thursday at St Florence village hall, with a talk by club member, Chris Warren, on twilight photography. Before the Christmas break, members enjoyed an Elizabethan murder mystery evening, with a banquet prepared by the catering members. The next meeting tomorrow (Thursday, January 12th), will be a judging night for the second open competition of the year. For more details, visit www.tenby-camera-club.co.uk.

Tenby Camera Club

11:50am Wednesday 14th September 2011

Tenby and District Camera Club's first talk of the season was given by club member Chris Warren. He spoke on 'Exposure Demystified', illustrating his informative talk with shots taken using over-exposure and under-exposure. The next meeting tomorrow (Thursday) will be a talk on printing, by Fotospeed. Entries for the first open competition are to be handed in at this meeting.

Tenby News

12:28pm Tuesday 28th June 2011

A fund-raising opportunity for local charities, clubs and organisations to set up stalls on Tenby Harbour is being offered by the Rotary Club of Tenby. Groups who would like to fundraise at the club's summer events on July 24th and August 21st should contact Rotarian Graham Fry on (01834) 842127, or write to the club, c/o The Royal Lion Hotel, Tenby, SA70 7EX

Fun and fitness has cycle fans in a spin

9:17pm Friday 10th June 2011

THE sun shone, the wind and rain held off, the bells rang and the wheels spun as an enormous band of keen and energetic children and adults set off on the fourth Tour de Tenby.

Sandcastle competition on its way

9:04pm Friday 10th June 2011

THERE can be few better places to make a sandcastle than on the golden stretch of Tenby’s South Beach.

MANORBIER: Holidaymaker airlifted from beach

4:41pm Thursday 2nd June 2011

A 54-YEAR-OLD Dutch man, holidaying at Tenby, was airlifted to Withybush Hospital after suffering a fractured ankle while fishing from rocks at Manorbier Beach on Saturday.

Witness appeal after pedestrian dies near New Hedges

12:39pm Monday 30th May 2011

A pedestrian was killed in a night-time collision with a white delivery van on a Pembrokeshire road on Monday.

Appeal to help young mum with cancer

7:20am Sunday 29th May 2011

N APPEAL to raise £20,000 to pay for specialist treatment for a young Tenby mum who is battling cancer is launched this week.

RNLI lifeguards back on baywatch duties

9:10am Saturday 28th May 2011

RNLI lifeguards are getting ready to start their summer patrols on two Pembrokeshire beaches today.

Schools council pupils quiz education chief

7:50pm Friday 27th May 2011

A PIONEERING school council in Pembrokeshire has staged another first.

Tenby's Got Talent auditions on way

7:49pm Friday 27th May 2011

THE stage is set for auditions for this year’s Tenby’s Got Talent.

Traders put Tenby on the map

7:47pm Friday 27th May 2011

Tenby Chamber of Trade and Tourism has gone back to basics to show visitors the way round the resort.

KILGETTY: Youngsters open revamped village store

7:47pm Friday 27th May 2011

Local youngsters took on star status last Thursday when they officially opened the £210,000 new-look Co-operative food store in Kilgetty.

Royal appointment for village MBE

7:26pm Friday 27th May 2011

A VILLAGER’S contribution to his community in East Williamston earned him an MBE last month when he was presented with his medal by the Queen at Windsor Castle.

Lifesaver Tony to appear on TV's Real Rescues

7:23pm Friday 27th May 2011

A COUNTY council worker who helped save the life of his neighbour will have his life-saving action highlighted on the small screen.

AMROTH: 3,500 trees planted thanks to National Grid

6:50pm Thursday 19th May 2011

Energy company National Grid has helped to create a new area of woodland in Pembroke-shire with a donation of more than 3,500 trees and shrubs.

TENBY: Greenhill green team reach national final

6:49pm Thursday 19th May 2011

Pembrokeshire’s only representatives in the final of a national competition to find the UK’s greenest teens have been congratulated by adventurer Ben Fogle.

PENTLEPOIR: Royal honour for catering tutor

6:48pm Thursday 19th May 2011

A Pembrokeshire tutor has received a royal honour for his work with local catering students.

SAUNDERSFOOT: New mayor sworn in

6:23pm Thursday 19th May 2011

THE new chairman of Saundersfoot Community Council has been sworn in.

TENBY: Kristian, 9, sings for heroes

6:21pm Thursday 19th May 2011

A YOUNG singer has turned a talent contest win into a fundraiser for Help For Heroes.

Camera club

11:45am Tuesday 22nd March 2011

Tenby and District Camera Club won the West Wales 5 Way Slide Battle in Carmarthen on Thursday by a clear margin. This was a very satisfying result for the club's external competition secretary, Roy Packer, who had chosen the images, as this was his last duty in the role. The club held its agm on Thursday, when chairman Doug Williams and committee member Ray Hine both resigned from the committee. They were presented with honorary memberships by new chairman, Roy Packer in appreciation of their service to the club. The meeting tomorrow (Thursday March 24th) will be the judging night for the print/image of the year competition.

Tenby and District Camera Club

11:54am Tuesday 11th January 2011

Tenby and District Camera Club's first meeting of the new year was a picture selection night. Many members brought along images for the club's external competition secretary, Roy Peters, to choose to be entered to a variety of contests against other clubs. Roy was able to select an excellent pool to go forward and had lots of advice to offer those whose work was not chosen on improvements that could be made. The next meeting, on January 20th, will be a talk by Chris Warren on Images of Europe. For more information, visit www.tenby-camera-club.co.uk

Tenby Camera Club

11:43am Tuesday 14th December 2010

Tenby and District Camera Club's second open competition was judged on Thursday by former club member Elizabeth Hilton. Results were: Prints - 1, The Entertainer, Roy Packer; 2, Merlin, Andrew Baxtger; 3, Blind Man, Jill Baxter; 4, The Old Jetty, Ray Hornett. Digital - 1, Red Sbow, Roy Packer; 2, Sorry, we are closed, Dave Bolton; 3, Mel, Sarah Andersson; 4, Love in Venice, Gill Mackay. The meeting tomorrow (Thursday 16th) will be a quiz and social evening. For more information, visit www.tenby-camera-club.co.uk

Teenage Cancer Trust

12:34pm Tuesday 30th November 2010

The Tenby branch of the Yorkshire Building Society is currently raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust through the sale of cuddly reindeers and rainbow badges. Every pound raised by the branch in Tudor Square will be matched by the Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation. Branches throughout the UK are also raising money for the national charity which helps improve the lives of teenagers and yound adults diagnosed with cancer.

Narberth and Tenby news

12:30pm Tuesday 23rd November 2010

Narberth WI Narberth Wi celebrated its 90th anniversary with a tea party at the rugby club. Guests included Federation president, Mary Howells and past presidents, Peggy Martin and Jackie Hole who were welcomed by Narberth president, Meg Turner.

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