• Fly in the ointment for Tasker’s plans

    by Jon Coles   WITH his Pembrokeshire Alliance colleague excluded from the meeting by reason of declaring a prejudicial interest in the matters under discussion, Councillor Bob Kilmister it was who raised Tasker Milward’s status. Few comments, if any comments, had been made about the Haverfordwest school before Cllr Kilmister brought it right to the forefront of attention. Reading from a […]

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  • Leader backs down over shutting Ysgol Dewi Sant as hundreds protest

    COUNCIL LEADER Jamie Adam’s surprise u-turn in Council on Thursday (Jan 29) may well have been spurred on by community pressure culminating in a huge protest outside County Hall. Over three hundred protesters, members of the St David’s Community, greeted councillors as they entered the council offices attending the extraordinary meeting. A roar of ‘Save our School’ went up each […]

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    Leader backs down over shutting Ysgol Dewi Sant as hundreds protest
  • AM questions schools shakeup meeting validity

    LOCAL Assembly Member Paul Davies is questioning the validity of the Extraordinary Council at County Hall on the January 29, 2015. The AM is voicing concerns that Pembrokeshire County Council may have not complied with the new School Organisation Code set out under the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013. Mr Davies said: “I want to see an education […]

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  • Councillor reveals the shocking cost of Parry-Jones’ departure

    A COUNTY COUNCILLOR has revealed that the shocking cost of getting rid of controversial chief executive Bryn Parry Jones. Cllr Jacob Williams told The Herald: “On my website (www.jacobwilliams.com) I reveal that in excess of a staggering £150k of your money was spent by the council on fees in connection with Bryn Parry-Jones’ pension debacle and the eventual golden handshake, […]

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    Councillor reveals the shocking cost of Parry-Jones’ departure
  • Schools vote a ‘ridiculous’ situation, says councillor

    CONTROVERSIAL Monitoring Officer Laurence Harding has told councillors who sit as parent governors that they not be allowed either to vote or to speak at the Extraordinary Council being held on Thursday. However, LEA appointees, preponderantly from the ruling group which is promoting the schools shake up, are unaffected by the ruling due to an express provision in the Council’s […]

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    Schools vote a ‘ridiculous’ situation, says councillor
  • ‘Secret talks’ to bring nukes to Milford Haven

    MILFORD HAVEN PORT AUTHORITY says that it has not yet been approached regarding the relocation of the British nuclear submarine base NMNB Clyde, after rumours resurfaced in the newspapers this week. The national press is reporting that defence officials have secretly started examining plans to move Britain’s nuclear-armed submarines from Faslane in Scotland to Wales, but the Chief Executive of […]

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  • Milford Haven: Violent man will miss his child’s birth

    A VIOLENT Milford Haven man will miss the birth of his child after being jailed for 12 months on Tuesday (Jan 27). Paul Rogers, aged 26, broke his victim’s elbow so badly he may never fully recover and has been forced to give up the career he was pursuing. Rogers, of Prioryville, admitted assaulting Adrian Lee Davies causing grievous bodily […]

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  • St Davids: Hundreds attend school closure meeting

    OVER two hundred concerned city residents packed into St Davids City Hall on Monday (Jan 26) to express concern over Pembrokeshire County Council’s education shakeup which would see Ysgol Dewi Sant closed. Cllr David Lloyd chaired the emotionally charged meeting in which he said that he was heart broken by the announcement that the local authority was looking to shut […]

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  • Sending Bryn’s car back cost £8,669.84

    THE TAXPAYERS of Pembrokeshire shelled out an eye-watering £8,669.84 to terminate the lease of disgraced ex-council chief Bryn Parry Jones’s Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid it has been revealed. The information has been released following an appeal decision made by the Information Commissioner’s Office, following a complaint filed by the BBC. It ruled that Pembrokeshire County Council was wrong to refuse […]

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  • Dyfed Powys Police officers are ‘digitally mobile’

    Some 500 frontline police officers have been issued with smart phones, which allow them to carry out the majority of their everyday policing duties while out on patrol, Dyfed-Powys Police have announced This number will rise to 650 by April. The Samsung Galaxy Notebook 3 handheld devices have replaced the traditional pocket notebook and can be used for a range of […]

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Fly in the ointment for Tasker’s plans

Fly in the ointment for Tasker’s plans

by Jon Coles   WITH his Pembrokeshire Alliance colleague excluded from the meeting by reason of declaring a prejudicial interest in the matters under discussion, Councillor Bob Kilmister it was who raised Tasker Milward’s status. Few comments, if any comments, had been made about the Haverfordwest school before Cllr Kilmister brought it right to the forefront of attention. Reading from a […]

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Pembroke campus plans to be considered

Pembroke campus plans to be considered

PLANS for a new multi-million learning campus on the site of the current Pembroke Comprehensive School have been lodged. The application involves a new 1,463 place pupil school, a vocational centre for 460 learners, an adult and community facility for 60 learners and an autism centre for 30 pupils. Planners are due to consider the £42.4 million proposal – the result of a partnership between the County Council and Pembrokeshire College – next […]

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Leader backs down over shutting Ysgol Dewi Sant as hundreds protest

Leader backs down over shutting Ysgol Dewi Sant as hundreds protest

COUNCIL LEADER Jamie Adam’s surprise u-turn in Council on Thursday (Jan 29) may well have been spurred on by community pressure culminating in a huge protest outside County Hall. Over three hundred protesters, members of the St David’s Community, greeted councillors as they entered the council offices attending the extraordinary meeting. A roar of ‘Save our School’ went up each […]

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AM questions schools shakeup meeting validity

AM questions schools shakeup meeting validity

LOCAL Assembly Member Paul Davies is questioning the validity of the Extraordinary Council at County Hall on the January 29, 2015. The AM is voicing concerns that Pembrokeshire County Council may have not complied with the new School Organisation Code set out under the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013. Mr Davies said: “I want to see an education […]

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Councillor reveals the shocking cost of Parry-Jones’ departure

Councillor reveals the shocking cost of Parry-Jones’ departure

A COUNTY COUNCILLOR has revealed that the shocking cost of getting rid of controversial chief executive Bryn Parry Jones. Cllr Jacob Williams told The Herald: “On my website (www.jacobwilliams.com) I reveal that in excess of a staggering £150k of your money was spent by the council on fees in connection with Bryn Parry-Jones’ pension debacle and the eventual golden handshake, […]

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Schools vote a ‘ridiculous’ situation, says councillor

Schools vote a ‘ridiculous’ situation, says councillor

CONTROVERSIAL Monitoring Officer Laurence Harding has told councillors who sit as parent governors that they not be allowed either to vote or to speak at the Extraordinary Council being held on Thursday. However, LEA appointees, preponderantly from the ruling group which is promoting the schools shake up, are unaffected by the ruling due to an express provision in the Council’s […]

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