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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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Badger and the wind of change

Badger and the wind of change

BADGER has previously spoken to you about so-called ‘green energy’. Badger is not sceptical of the value of green energy in improving our country’s energy security: far from it. Badger is not sceptical about the threat that humanity’s need to consume more natural resources poses to our planet. Nope. Badger is bang on with that. Badger is similarly, not sceptical […]

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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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Death remains a mystery

Death remains a mystery

THE DEATH of a Welsh backpacker who was found hanged in Thailand last August remains unclear, an inquest has ruled. The inquest , in Milford Haven , heard how 21 year-old Jack Davies had been out drinking with friends and was later found hanged in his hotel room on the Ko Phi Phi island near Phuket. Emergency services rushed to […]

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Barn blaze in Angle

Barn blaze in Angle

FIRE crews from Pembroke Dock and Milford Haven were called to South Studdock Farm on Tuesday (Feb 10) to tackle a barn fire. The call was received at 10.50pm and three units were soon on the scene. The fire was extinguished using a major pump and two hose reel jets in conjunction with breathing apparatus. A spokesman for the fire […]

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A40 collision kills calves

A40 collision kills calves

POLICE were called to a minor collision on the A40 on Thursday (Feb 12), in which three calves were killed. The animals had escaped from a nearby farm and came into contact with a vehicle shortly before 7:30am. The car sustained minor damage in the collision. A police spokesperson told the Herald: “At approx. 6.55 this morning we received a […]

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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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