Archive for November, 2013

Carpenter guilty of assault

Carpenter guilty of assault

A NIGHT out in Tenby resulted in a Ludchurch man being given a curfew and fine at Haverfordwest magistrates court on Tuesday. Joshua Frederick Palin, aged 20, of Farthings End, pleaded guilty to assaulting David Owens on August 25. Mr David Weale, prosecuting, said that Palin had been on a night out with a group of friends. On leaving the Tenby […]

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Pupils bake up aid for disaster victims

Pupils bake up aid for disaster victims

PUPILS at a Haverfordwest school are doing their bit for the typhoon-devastated Phillipines. Typhoon Haiyan killed an estimated 4,000 people and left 500,000 homeless when it hit the Phillipines earlier this month with some of the strongest winds ever recorded on land. Following the disaster, staff and pupils of Mary Immaculate Catholic Primary School in Haverfordwest – along with members […]

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Getting ready for the big chill

Getting ready for the big chill

PEMBROKESHIRE County Council is gearing up for the cold winter months ahead. The Council’s transportation team is preparing its winter road plan to cope with whatever the weather brings. Although last year’s winter weather was relatively mild, Council gritters were still in action for 65 days. The year before was exceptionally severe with gritters out for over 100 days and maintenance […]

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Project to support  dementia sufferers

Project to support dementia sufferers

AN INNOVATIVE new service to help people with dementia across South West Wales and their carers feel more supported and enjoy a full and active life through activities including art, drama, and photography launched in Llanelli on Friday (15 November). Alzheimer’s Society will run the ‘Life not just a service’ project across Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Swansea, Bridgend and Neath Port […]

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AM backs the shopworkers’ call for respect

AM backs the shopworkers’ call for respect

REBECCA EVANS AM, Assembly Member for Mid and West Wales has backed Usdaw, the shopworkers’ trade union, at the launch in the Assembly of its annual Respect for Shopworkers week. This year’s campaign is focused on the need for a stronger law to protect shopworkers against violence and abuse. The union is also highlighting the under-reporting of attacks with 1 […]

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Cliff rescue with a difference for National Park Ranger

Cliff rescue with a difference for National Park Ranger

A PEMBROKESHIRE Coast National Park Ranger who doubles as a Coastguard recently teamed up with colleagues to help keep a secluded beach beautiful. Castlemartin Ranger Lynne Houlston rallied fellow Coastguards to haul eight tonnes of wind-blown rubbish from one of the National Park’s scenic beaches. The rubbish from Flimston Bay on the Castlemartin Range included plastic, netting and gas bottles. […]

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Trench system to educate children

Trench system to educate children

A TRENCH system to educate children through experiencing what it is like to step into the frontline of the First World War has opened in Pendine. It has been built in a relatively small area but the ‘Back to the Front Experience’ trenches are designed to have maximum impact, to show children what the brave soldiers went through nearly 100 […]

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AM leads debate on safety of children online

AM leads debate on safety of children online

REBECCA EVANS AM, Assembly Member for Mid and West Wales, has led a debate at the National Assembly for Wales on the safety of children online. Mrs Evans brought forward the debate at the Senedd to explore the dangers facing children online following a series of tragic and high profile cases tied to internet use, and the publication of several pieces of research […]

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Turbine applications considered

Turbine applications considered

SEVERAL wind turbine applications are due to be heard at a meeting of the County Council’s Planning and Rights of Way Committee on Tuesday, November 26 at 10am. They include applications for turbines at Llys y Defaid, Puncheston (two x 250kW turbines) and Lawrence Landfill, Pope Hill, Johnston (two x 800kW turbines). The agenda will also include applications for a turbine at […]

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Haverfordwest Singer on song at festival

Haverfordwest Singer on song at festival

SINGER Rowan Staden-Coates, of Sir Thomas Picton School, Haverfordwest was the overall winner of this year’s Secondary Schools Valero Music Festival. The annual festival, which is organised by the Pembrokeshire County Council Music Service and sponsored by Valero, took place at Sir Thomas Picton School in Haverfordwest on Saturday (November 16). Over 300 young musicians from the County’s eight county secondary schools took part […]

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Sageston scoops its very own Oscar!

Sageston scoops its very own Oscar!

YOUNG film-makers from Pembrokeshire have won a top film making award. Pupils from Sageston School won the coveted title of Best Overall Film at this year’s Media4Schools Welsh Film Awards. And if that wasn’t enough, they also won the award for best camera work! Sageston pupils were among six Pembrokeshire Schools, which had been shortlisted for the prestigious awards. Pupils […]

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Welcome to The Tiddly- Located in the heart of Pembrokeshire

Welcome to The Tiddly- Located in the heart of Pembrokeshire

THE Tiddly (Travellers Rest) is a quaint country pub located on a well travelled road connecting the surrounding major townships. Nearby to several villages and being just three miles away from the centre of Haverfordwest, the well-known pub has a large amount of traffic passing on a daily basis, allowing for the potential to attract a great number of people. […]

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