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  • No room for equivocation

    Dear Editor - Keen students of corporate management-speak and equivocation would struggle to find two better examples than those from chief fire officer Douglas Mackay and Councillor Brian Hall quoted on page two of last week's Western Telegraph. The

  • Armed police drama

    ARMED police arrested one man and uncovered a replica ball-bearing gun during a raid on a Milford Haven flat on Friday. The raid followed reports that a man had been seen brandishing a gun, in a minibus, in Herbrandston, that morning. The suspect was

  • Back local workers on pension cut

    Dear Editor - Local council workers and others from across the public services are currently voting in a ballot for strike action over proposed changes to their pension scheme. They have been forced into this position by the actions of the Government

  • Concern about the future of dock town

    Dear Editor - Whether most of the residents in Pembroke Dock are aware of it or not, a great deal is happening in and around Pembroke Dock. How many people who read the article 'Jewel in the Crown of the Dockyard', referring to Sunderland House, would

  • Obituaries published on Wednesday March 8th, 2006

    Here are the obituaries published in the Western Telegraph on Wednesday March 8th, 2006 MRS A. MYCOCK Formerly of Hodgeston The death occurred on February 18th, at Withybush Hospital, of Mrs Agnes Mycock, of Pembroke Haven Residential Home and formerly

  • Bluebirds are back on track

    After the off-field worries of recent weeks, it seems that Haverfordwest County are beginning to build towards a brighter future. Several new committee members from the local business community have been installed and financial plans set in place to match

  • Fishing community in shock after sea tragedy

    Pembrokeshire's fishing community joins a family in mourning this week for a respected professional fisherman who lost his life after a tragic accident at work off the county's coast. Forty-one-year-old Andrew David Jenkins, of Tenby, the owner and skipper

  • Comics make move up north

    LAUGH Lines Comedy Club is moving north to Llandissilio for one session only, following hard on the heels of last month's sell-out event in Narberth. 'Up-beat and unflappable' New Zealander Al Pitcher will headline the show. Renowned for 'lightning-fast

  • Nessie is rivalled by worm of Carew

    Two marine biologists have been probing the murky depths of Carew Tidal Pond in search of a rare worm. The Loch Ness monster this creature is not. It measures just 5mm and, unlike Nessie, its presence has now been established by Francis Bunker and Jon

  • No mountain high enough

    what do you want to see at the cinema this week? What helps you to decide? Well, as recommendations go, four Baftas, a best director Oscar and a hotly-tipped young star isn't a bad one. Although it lost out to Crash in this year's best picture Oscar,

  • Maternity services face radical moves

    Radical changes in maternity and children's services at Withybush Hospital have been recommended in a review unveiled last week. They would mean the removal of consultant-led obstetrics, in-patient paediatrics and the Special Care Baby Unit services and

  • Crew full of praise for £2m lifeboat

    Tenby's magnificent new lifeboat, the Haydn Miller, has lived up to every expectation, say her proud crew members. The £2million craft - the first Tamar class lifeboat to be allocated to a UK station - made a triumphant arrival off the town on Thursday

  • Crash victim 'devoted to his children'

    THE man who was killed in a car crash in Cresselly last week has been identified as Tommy Taylor, of Brit-annia Drive, Pembroke Dock. The 35-year-old dad-of-three had been near Home Farm on the A4075 at 11.15pm on Monday night when the car he was driving

  • What's in a name?

    TELEGRAPH Sport can exclusively reveal that a well-known Milford Haven business has just offered Haverfordwest County a very lucrative three-year sponsorship deal. The Welsh Premier footballing outfit has financial problems and this deal could possibly

  • Top honour for Meurig

    Pembrokeshire farmer Meurig Raymond has been elected deputy president of the National Farmers' Union. Mr Raymond, who is 53 and has held the post of vice-president for the past two years, was elected following a vote of council delegates at the NFU annual

  • Royal welcome 'humbling'

    There was a royal-style Sri Lankan welcome for the founders of Pembrokeshire charity Start, when they recently visited the country. As Paul and Jane Cowper, of Tenby, arrived at Kadurupokuna School, they were greeted by applause from a line-up of every

  • No progress in show talks

    Three years of discussions between the county council and Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society over the future of Withybush showground have got nowhere, general manager, Malcolm Crossman, told the society's recent AGM. "We have kept the door open and we

  • Historic hangar has £1m facelift

    One of two historic hangars that dominate the Quayside at Pembroke Port has been given a new lease of life following a £1million refurbishment programme by Milford Haven Port Authority. As one of the most significant maritime structures in Pembrokeshire

  • Time to kick the habit

    YELLOW fingers, bad breath and more than £1,500 a year is the least a 20-a-day habit could cost you. Without those little leaf-filled tubes, lung cancer and emphysema would be almost non-existent, according to health sources. It is for this reason that

  • LNG site workers threaten to strike

    Around 200 South Hook LNG workers are threatening industrial action over health fears at the site. Since the beginning of December 2005, workers employed by Chicago Bridge Iron have complained about poor ventilation in the LNG tanks. In each tank the

  • Davidson is Athletic's cup scoring hero

    Fishguard Sports 0 Milford Athletic 1 A neatly taken half volley from right back Martin Davidson after just four minutes was enough to send Milford Athletic through to the second division cup final. The Fishguard defence failed to clear a corner from

  • Fire cuts will put public 'at risk'

    FIRE chiefs are playing 'a dangerous game' with the lives of firefighters and the public, according to a union source. Executive council member for the Fire Brigades' Union, Mike Smith, said that the proposed changes at Haverfordwest Fire Station will

  • Results

    James Williams Pembrokeshire Senior Football League Saturday, March 4th DIVISION ONE Camrose 0 Monkton Swifts 4 Hakin United 0 Tenby 1 Herbrandston 1 Milford United 2 Johnston 0 Carew 2 Merlins Bridge 2 Neyland 1 Narberth 2 St Ishmaels 2 Pennar Robins

  • Blues too sharp for Emlyn

    Haverfordwest 34 Newcastle Emlyn 11 Haverfordwest's greater pace behind the scrum was a decisive factor in their deserved home win over a gritty Newcastle Emlyn. Half backs Mike Venables and especially Marc Jones calling the shots in a confident display

  • Decision not a brave one

    Dear editor - John Jenkins was the prospective Conservative Assembly candidate for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire for less than 24 hours. Previously he had been de-selected for the Llanelli seat in the run up to the last Assembly elections because

  • Boxing feast at Tenby

    Boxing fans in Tenby were treated to an extravaganza last week as they enjoyed ten bouts of the highest quality when Tenby Amateur Boxing Club entertained talented young pugilists from all over south Wales. An enthusiastic crowd thronged to the De Valence