• Pembrokeshire’s meow meow epidemic

    THE DRUG known as meow meow was blighting west Wales and usage had reached epidemic proportions, a judge said on Friday (Feb 28). Judge Peter Heywood was speaking at Swansea Crown Court as he sentenced two men caught dealing in the drug, full name methylmethcathinone. Frank Phillips, prosecuting, told the court how police searched a Vauxhall Astra outside Tenby Leisure Centre […]

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  • Milford Haven: Mount Estate resident jailed for two years for arson

    A DRUNKEN woman who set fire to her own home was jailed for two years on Friday (Feb 27). Natasha Bradbury, aged 27, was told her actions could have had “horrendous” consequences. Swansea crown court heard how Bradbury had been out for the night on January 17 and on arriving home found she could not get inside her flat at Chestnut Way, […]

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  • Saundersfoot: Footballers in savage attack

    A MAN attacked by two Narberth football players was told on Friday (Feb 27) he can sue them for damages following “a savage attack” in a Saundersfoot nightclub. Kyle Alan Quartermaine and Ashley David Williams were caught on CCTV cameras in the gents toilet at Sands nightclub beating Ben Lloyd Williams. Quartermaine, of Halkon Crescent, Narberth, and Williams, of Cold Blow, admitted assault […]

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  • All on board for Milford Fish Festival

    MILFORD FISH FESTIVAL is to take place at Milford Fish Docks on Saturday June 27, the Port of Milford Haven has confirmed.  The family focused, fish-themed event is being organised by the Port with the support of Pembrokeshire County Council so that businesses in the town don’t lose out on the massive increase in tourism revenue that is generated by the […]

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  • Milford Haven: Outline plans for Docks Master Plan approved

    MEMBERS of Pembrokeshire Council’s Planning and Rights of Way committee meeting have given outline planning consent for the Milford Docks Master Plan. The application before Tuesday’s Committee meeting surrounded the potential uses as part of the developments including commercial, retail and fishing uses. The plans also included a new proposal to rebuild the old docks office in full and move […]

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  • Haverfordwest: Parent governors ‘outraged’ at Council’s sixth form plans

    THE PARENT governors of both Secondary Schools in Haverfordwest are outraged and have united to try and ensure the retention for 6th Form choice in the county town. Current proposals are that sixth form provision will be in future provided at Pembrokeshire College. The governors have released a statement following Pembrokeshire County Council approving the second stage of the consultation […]

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  • Motive behind tragic suicide ‘remains unclear’, says Coroner

    THE REASON why 21-year-old Laura Hill took her own life ‘remains unclear’, the deputy coroner for Pembrokeshire has ruled.  The body of Laura Hill, 21, from Neyland, was found by members of the public on 17 December, 2012. At the inquest on Friday (Feb 20), Deputy Coroner Gareth Lewis said: “Miss Hill suspended herself from the branch of a tree in a […]

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    Motive behind tragic suicide ‘remains unclear’, says Coroner
  • Crown Court judge commends Pembrokeshire detectives

    DETECTIVES in Pembrokeshire have been commended by a judge today for the hard work and diligence that led to the ending of a cannabis running operation. Christopher Fry, aged 29, ran the Pembroke side of the business and he was supplied by Liam Samples, from Nottingham. They admitted conspiring to supply cannabis between May 11 and November 11, 2013. After being […]

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  • Milford Haven: Fairbairn admits hammer attack, Hart pleads not guilty

    A MILFORD HAVEN man has admitted breaking into a house armed with a hammer in order to attack the householder. David Fairbairn, aged 25, of Larch Road, Mount Estate, appeared before Judge Keith Thomas at Swansea Crown Court for a plea and case management hearing on Friday (Feb 20). He admitted aggravated burglary on November 17 last year at a house […]

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  • Carmarthen: Prayers for missing Cameron Comey

    CARMARTHEN residents gathered today (Feb 20) at an open community service offering prayers for missing 11-year-old Cameron Comey Around 150 people attended the service, held in St Peter’s Church at 10am this morning (Feb 20). People were encouraged to light candles as a symbol of support for Cameron and his family.  The service was attended by staff and pupils from Queen […]

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  • New rates charges to hit charities

    A WELSH GOVERNMENT scheme to impose business rates on charity shops could have a serious impact on charities across the county. The plans, which are currently under consultation, would mean that business rates for charities, which are at present treated on a discretionary basis, will be imposed. Around 200 groups, from national organizations like the British Heart Foundation and the […]

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  • Milford Haven: Pensioner’s body found at docks

    THE 71-year-old pensioner whose body was recovered at Milford Haven Docks has been named as John Henry Biffen of Dunstan Park, Pelcomb, Haverfordwest Police have confirmed that Mr. Biffen’s body was recovered in a multi-agency operation in the early hours of Wednesday morning (Feb 18). The details of his identity were published on the HM Coroner’s website on Thursday (Feb 19), […]

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Pembrokeshire’s meow meow epidemic

Pembrokeshire’s meow meow epidemic

THE DRUG known as meow meow was blighting west Wales and usage had reached epidemic proportions, a judge said on Friday (Feb 28). Judge Peter Heywood was speaking at Swansea Crown Court as he sentenced two men caught dealing in the drug, full name methylmethcathinone. Frank Phillips, prosecuting, told the court how police searched a Vauxhall Astra outside Tenby Leisure Centre […]

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Milford Haven: Mount Estate resident jailed for two years for arson

Milford Haven: Mount Estate resident jailed for two years for arson

A DRUNKEN woman who set fire to her own home was jailed for two years on Friday (Feb 27). Natasha Bradbury, aged 27, was told her actions could have had “horrendous” consequences. Swansea crown court heard how Bradbury had been out for the night on January 17 and on arriving home found she could not get inside her flat at Chestnut Way, […]

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Saundersfoot: Footballers in savage attack

Saundersfoot: Footballers in savage attack

A MAN attacked by two Narberth football players was told on Friday (Feb 27) he can sue them for damages following “a savage attack” in a Saundersfoot nightclub. Kyle Alan Quartermaine and Ashley David Williams were caught on CCTV cameras in the gents toilet at Sands nightclub beating Ben Lloyd Williams. Quartermaine, of Halkon Crescent, Narberth, and Williams, of Cold Blow, admitted assault […]

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All on board for Milford Fish Festival

All on board for Milford Fish Festival

MILFORD FISH FESTIVAL is to take place at Milford Fish Docks on Saturday June 27, the Port of Milford Haven has confirmed.  The family focused, fish-themed event is being organised by the Port with the support of Pembrokeshire County Council so that businesses in the town don’t lose out on the massive increase in tourism revenue that is generated by the […]

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Meeting called as governors demand post-16 choice

Meeting called as governors demand post-16 choice

THE PARENT GOVERNORS of both secondary schools in Haverfordwest have united to try and ensure the retention for 6th form choice in the county town. Current proposals are that sixth form provision will be in future provided at Pembrokeshire College. The governors have released a statement following Pembrokeshire County Council approving the second stage of the consultation exercise into the […]

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Milford Haven: Outline plans for Docks Master Plan approved

Milford Haven: Outline plans for Docks Master Plan approved

MEMBERS of Pembrokeshire Council’s Planning and Rights of Way committee meeting have given outline planning consent for the Milford Docks Master Plan. The application before Tuesday’s Committee meeting surrounded the potential uses as part of the developments including commercial, retail and fishing uses. The plans also included a new proposal to rebuild the old docks office in full and move […]

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Haverfordwest: Parent governors ‘outraged’ at Council’s sixth form plans

Haverfordwest: Parent governors ‘outraged’ at Council’s sixth form plans

THE PARENT governors of both Secondary Schools in Haverfordwest are outraged and have united to try and ensure the retention for 6th Form choice in the county town. Current proposals are that sixth form provision will be in future provided at Pembrokeshire College. The governors have released a statement following Pembrokeshire County Council approving the second stage of the consultation […]

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New half term dates to ‘save parents cash’

New half term dates to ‘save parents cash’

PEMBROKESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL will write to the Welsh Education Minister to ask him to explore possible half-term changes. The Notice of Motion was put forward by Cllr Tessa Hodgson and was discussed at Monday’s Cabinet Meeting. Her original Motion asked the Council to undertake a feasibility study into moving half-term holidays so that they do not coincide with other authorities […]

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Our county the reason why Wales has to change

Our county the reason why Wales has to change

WELSH Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews did not pull any punches when making the case for reform of local government. Highlighting events in Pembrokeshire as an example of why reform was needed, the minister heavily criticised the authority over the size of former chief Bryn Parry- Jones’s remuneration package and was scathing about the perks doled out to the man […]

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Late winner breaks Hakin hearts

Late winner breaks Hakin hearts

Hakin United      3 Holywell Town  4 HAKIN UNITED were agonisingly knocked out of the FAW Trophy as 10-man Holywell Town scored a late winner to win the quarter final tie by four goals to three. Both sides held the lead during a thrilling game but it was Holywell Town who showed the greater spirit to score two goals despite being […]

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Motive behind tragic suicide ‘remains unclear’, says Coroner

Motive behind tragic suicide ‘remains unclear’, says Coroner

THE REASON why 21-year-old Laura Hill took her own life ‘remains unclear’, the deputy coroner for Pembrokeshire has ruled.  The body of Laura Hill, 21, from Neyland, was found by members of the public on 17 December, 2012. At the inquest on Friday (Feb 20), Deputy Coroner Gareth Lewis said: “Miss Hill suspended herself from the branch of a tree in a […]

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Crown Court judge commends Pembrokeshire detectives

Crown Court judge commends Pembrokeshire detectives

DETECTIVES in Pembrokeshire have been commended by a judge today for the hard work and diligence that led to the ending of a cannabis running operation. Christopher Fry, aged 29, ran the Pembroke side of the business and he was supplied by Liam Samples, from Nottingham. They admitted conspiring to supply cannabis between May 11 and November 11, 2013. After being […]

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