400 jobs saved with Murco sale

Milford Mercury: BUYER FOUND: A sale has been agreed on the Murco Milford Haven Refinery securing 400 county jobs.   (8806040)

11:02am Thursday 31st July 2014

A SALE has been agreed on the Murco Milford Haven Refinery securing 400 jobs.

Site visit to discuss Manchester Square car park

Milford Mercury: ONGOING ISSUE: Car parking at the surgery has been a source of concern.

3:50pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FRUSTRATION over a lack of parking spaces at Milford Haven’s Manchester Square Health Centre has led to a site visit by local councillors and the health board.

Monkton pupils welcome US speaker for Dylan Thomas project

Milford Mercury: AMERICAN VISITOR: Public speaker, poet and writer Kevin Powell met children at Monkton Priory School recently. (8715199)

1:44pm Thursday 31st July 2014

INFLUENTIAL American public speaker, poet and writer Kevin Powell met local schoolchildren recently, when he visited Pembrokeshire as part of a project celebrating the life and work of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.

Council backs Torch opposition to 'master plan' multiplex

Milford Mercury: COMPETITION FEARS: The Torch Theatre, Milford Haven. PICTURE: Milford Mercury

12:46pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Torch Theatre is seeking local support in its fight to prevent a new cinema being built in Milford Haven.

UPDATED: Gas leak closes Milford road

Milford Mercury:

11:44am Thursday 31st July 2014

Great North Road has now reopened following an earlier incident.

Legion exhibition shows Milford Haven at war

Milford Mercury: File photo dated 01/11/1916 of British soldiers negotiating a shell-cratered, Winter landscape along the River Somme in late 1916 after the close of the Allied offensive. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday June 22, 2014. The assassination of Arch

8:54am Thursday 31st July 2014

AN EXHIBITION of letters, photographs and personal effects showing life at home and in the trenches during the First World War goes on display in Milford Haven today (Thursday ).

Nursery donation means WW1 service can go ahead

Milford Mercury: BLOOMING LOVELY: Cllr Viv Stoddart planting the new flowers. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (8771341)

12:58pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A LOCAL business has come to the rescue after a memorial garden was callously vandalised, just days after it had been given a makeover by local volunteers.

Stage is set for St Ishmaels carnival

12:13pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WITH cash prizes, cartoon favourites and plenty of fancy dress fun, this year’s St Ishmaels Carnival promises to be better than ever.

Bronwen, 6, gets on her bike for charity ride

Milford Mercury:

11:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A SIX-year-old girl from Milford Haven is gearing up for a 25km bike challenge to raise money for three local charities.

Help solve medal mystery

Milford Mercury: DO YOU RECOGNISE THIS MEDAL?: Anyone with information regarding the mysterious 1925 Lord Lieutenant's Cup is asked to contact reporter Jenny Hanson. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (8548509)

10:10am Wednesday 30th July 2014

TWO friends from Neyland are keen to find out the origins of a solid silver sailing medal dating from the 1920s.

Herbie carnival gets underway this weekend

6:55pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE carnival season continues this weekend as Herbrandston gets ready to celebrate in the sun, and raise money for a very worthy local cause.

Ocean Princess kicks off cruise season

Milford Mercury: WAVE HELLO: Ocean Princess will be among the ships bringing hundreds of tourists to Pembrokeshire this autumn. (8672381)

2:56pm Monday 28th July 2014

MORE than 800 tourists will visit Milford Haven next week, as the town’s cruise season gets underway.

Neyland Ladies wow crowd in season finale

Milford Mercury: LOCAL VOICES: Neyland Ladies Choir. (8611335)

2:11pm Sunday 27th July 2014

NEYLAND Ladies’ Choir ended its summer term in style with two concerts in Neyland and serving refreshments at the Neyland carnival.

Special guest joins junior film-makers

Milford Mercury: FILM FANS: Hannah with the children. (8547592)

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A FILM celebrating the centenary of Dylan Thomas’s birth was premiered at Cleddau Reach primary school this month – with a very special guest in the audience.

South Hook staff get their hands dirty

Milford Mercury: HELPING HAND: South Hook LNG staff volunteered at Bloomfield Community Centre, Pembroke 21C, Pembrokeshire FRAME and MIND Pembrokeshire. (8520255)

6:43pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FIVE teams of South Hook LNG staff volunteered to spend another productive day helping the local community recently.

British Legion exhibition brings realities of war to life

Milford Mercury: File photo dated 01/11/1916 of British soldiers negotiating a shell-cratered, Winter landscape along the River Somme in late 1916 after the close of the Allied offensive. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday June 22, 2014. The assassination of Arch

4:59pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AN EXHIBITION of letters, photographs and personal effects showing life at home and in the trenches during the First World War goes on display in Milford Haven next Thursday (July 31).

Memorial garden trashed ahead of First World War service

Milford Mercury: COMMUNITY SPIRIT: Volunteers worked hard to get the gardens ready for a memorial service next month. (8544368)

1:09pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MEMORIAL garden in Hubberston has been vandalised, just weeks after local community groups helped tidy it up for a service marking the start of the First World War.

Caring couple celebrate 28-year link with community

Milford Mercury: EXTENDED FAMILY: Karen and Tony Radcliffe say the experience of sharing their home with disabled children has been wonderful. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (8532540)

12:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A COUPLE from Milford Haven, who have shared their home with more than 30 disabled children, have spoken of the ‘fantastic moments’ they have had as carers.

No time to stop for popular lollipop lady

Milford Mercury: STILL GOING STRONG: Joyce is presented with flowers by some of the young pupils of Roch School.

12:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ONE of Pembrokeshire’s longest serving lollipop ladies says she has no plans to hang up her yellow jacket after spending 40 years in the job.

Drugs charge pensioner chooses Crown Court

5:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A PEMBROKE Dock pensioner facing two drugs related offences appeared before Haverfordwest Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Milford town market is back

Milford Mercury: (8533928)

1:25pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TRADERS pitched up on Market Square on Saturday (July 19) for the launch of Milford Haven’s new weekly street market.

Family firm recognised with top beauty award

Milford Mercury: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT ACCOLADE: Celebrations at the Welsh Hair and Beauty Awards for Todaro's. (8363932)

4:14pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A PEMBROKESHIRE family business is celebrating in style after winning the Lifetime Achievement Award at a top Welsh ceremony.

Turn-out shows KGB means business

3:07pm Friday 18th July 2014

GREEN-fingered volunteers turned out in force on the weekend, ready to get stuck in to giving the town Water Gardens a much-needed makeover.

Festival will remember music-loving brother

Milford Mercury: 'GENTLE SOUL': Gary Boswell served with the Royal Welch Fusiliers in Iraq, Germany and Canada.  (8312856)

5:50pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A MUSIC festival to remember a soldier who took his own life after struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be held in his hometown of Milford Haven this month.

Chopper visit gives different view of job market

Milford Mercury: MEET THE CREW: Nirvana Thomas, Cerys Radcliffe and Ryan Beckerleg representing Milford Haven sixth form, with Petty Officer aircraft engineer Dai Williams, observer Rich Bell, pilot Lee Holburn and leading air engineering technician (mechanical) Clay Clay

2:23pm Thursday 17th July 2014

MILFORD Haven School’s football pitch became a makeshift helipad on Tuesday, when a Royal Navy helicopter landed in the grounds.

'Bustling market' returns to town centre

Milford Mercury: MARKET OPEN: Cllr Guy Woodham, Mayor Cllr Eric Harries and Consort Lynwen Harries, Lynne Turner of Milford Haven Business Circle, new market manager Byron Jenkins. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (8286637)

11:47am Wednesday 16th July 2014

MILFORD Haven’s Market Square will once again be bustling with traders, when a new street market opens this Saturday (July 19).

Carnival return is a Rio-l success

Milford Mercury: THUMBS UP: Evan Hawkins-Davies, 17, came out to watch the floats. PICTURE: Western Telegraph. (8202888)

4:47pm Monday 14th July 2014

AFTER a break of seven years, the people of Neyland took to the streets on Saturday to prove their carnival spirit is still alive and kicking.

Schools join nature programme

Milford Mercury: GREAT OUTDOORS: Five new Outdoor Schools proudly show off their certificates presented by Cllr Sue Perkins, Cabinet member for Education and Safeguarding (centre).   (7867852)

12:57pm Monday 14th July 2014

FIVE Pembrokeshire schools will be spending more time in the great outdoors as part of a project to re-build childrens’ bond with nature.

Pup whips stiff competition at Welsh Game Fair

Milford Mercury: WONDER WHIPPET: Phoebe lives up to her 'Simply the Best' Kennel Club name by winning Championship Best Whippet.

4:48pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A NEYLAND dog breeder is over the moon having bagged a top prize at the recent Welsh Game Fair.

Sixth form centre gets students ready for Uni life

Milford Mercury: PLEASED: Head boy Harry Turner, deputy head girl Nirvana Thomas, and deputy head boy Josh Thomas. (8034065)

4:21pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A-LEVEL students getting ready for their exams now have a dedicated space to revise, thanks to the Port of Milford Haven.

Judicial review decision welcomed by health board as AM vows to fight on

Milford Mercury:

2:58pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Hywel Dda University Health Board has welcomed the decision of a judicial review which upheld its consultation on health care changes as ‘fair and lawful’.

Judicial review on health care changes fails

Milford Mercury:

10:23am Thursday 10th July 2014

A judicial review it was hoped would stall health board plans to remove a number for services for women and children from Withybush Hospital has failed.

STRIKE: Schools and services hit by public sector strike action across the county today

Milford Mercury:

9:58am Thursday 10th July 2014

THERE are warnings of possible disruption today (Thursday) as public sector workers strike over pay and conditions.

'Mosquito' alarm campaign grows wings

Milford Mercury: SIGN HERE: Twenty-one-year-old Gareth Bromhall wants local people to back his campaign against the 'mosquito' alarm at Milford Haven Library. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (7809504)

5:42pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A CAMPAIGN to get a ‘sonic weapon against children’ removed from outside Milford Haven library has been backed by almost 200 people.

Roaring return to glory for carnival

Milford Mercury: FUN DAY: Neyland Carnival returns this Saturday, after a break of seven years. PICTURE: Milford Mercury

10:08am Monday 7th July 2014

THE streets of Neyland will play host to the town’s first carnival in seven years this weekend, thanks to the hard work of local organisers.

Milford Haven postie helps launch Dog Awareness Week

Milford Mercury: BITE AWARE: Milford Haven postman Ben Wilcox with Peter Black AM and Mitzi at the launch of Dog Awareness Week. 

1:57pm Saturday 5th July 2014

A MILFORD Haven postman helped launch the Royal Mail’s Dog Awareness Week raising the issue of dog attacks on our local postal workers.

Removal of full children’s service at Withybush delayed

Milford Mercury:

2:25pm Friday 4th July 2014

THE reduction in inpatient hospital care for children will be delayed until October the health board has said.

Carnival kicks off week of festivities fun

Milford Mercury: WHAT'S UP DOC?: A DeLorean will be among the 'movie cars' taking part in the carnival.

10:30am Friday 4th July 2014

MILFORD HAVEN Carnival will be one for the film fans this Saturday (July 5), as Austin Powers, Audrey Hepburn and Lara Croft feature in an all-star Hollywood line-up.

UPDATED: Teenager arrested after woman is seriously injured in fall onto rocks at Angle

Milford Mercury: Pembrokeshire police patrols target 'boy racers who act like children'

5:51pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A 14 year-old boy has been arrested over an incident in Angle yesterday (Tuesday) which has left a 50 year-old woman with serious injuries after she fell 10ft onto rocks.

Big step forward for town centre market

Milford Mercury: NEW VENTURE: The market will be held on Market Square, in Charles Street. PICTURE: Milford Mercury

4:29pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A NEW town centre market is one step closer to opening, thanks to a £3,000 donation from Milford Haven Town Council.

Young campaigner wants anti-teen alarm to ‘buzz off’

Milford Mercury: SIGN HERE: Twenty-one-year-old Gareth Bromhall wants local people to back his campaign against the 'mosquito' alarm at Milford Haven Library. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (7809504)

1:45pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A HIGH-pitched alarm designed to stop teenagers loitering in public places has come under fire from a local campaign group.

Have your say on plans for one-stop shop at town library

Milford Mercury: HAVE YOUR SAY: The county council wants to move services from the Town Hall to the library. PICTURE: Milford Mercury

6:10pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

PEOPLE in Milford Haven are being asked for their views on plans to move the county council’s Customer Service Centre from the Town Hall to the library.

Strike set to close Sir Thomas Picton school tomorrow

Milford Mercury: Sir Thomas Picton School will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday (July 1st)

3:35pm Monday 30th June 2014

A one-day strike by members of the teacher’s union NASUWT will result in the closure of Sir Thomas Picton School in Haverfordwest tomorrow (Tuesday).

Friends festival is a triumph

Milford Mercury: 'FRIENDS' LAUNCH: Father Harri Williams, The Bishop of St Davids, The Mayor of Milford Haven. (7480577)

3:33pm Sunday 29th June 2014

MORE than 100 people gathered in St Katharine and St Peter's Church on Fridya, June 13, to launch the new 'Friends' of the Church.

Green-fingered volunteers needed for KGB project

Milford Mercury: GREEN FINGERED GANG: Cllr Stephen Joseph and his consort Naomi Joseph, with local gardening enthusiasts Vikki Hargrave, Dorothy Hill and Sheila Jones. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (7484144)

4:16pm Friday 27th June 2014

THE Deputy Mayor of Milford Haven is urging local people to roll up their sleeves and help give a local ‘eyesore’ a much-needed makeover.

Send your questions for the Police and Crime Commissioner

5:09pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

DYFED-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon will be at the Western Telegraph tomorrow to answer questions from the public.

Greenacres charity shop moves up the road

Milford Mercury: SETTING UP SHOP: Volunteers Georgie Pearson and Brenda Clark welcome customers to Greenacres' new premises.

3:21pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A WELL-supported Milford Haven charity shop recently moved to a new location – but customers won’t have to walk much further.

Multi-million pound funding announced for neonatal care

10:29am Wednesday 25th June 2014

FUNDING to support changes to women and children’s healthcare services has been announced by the Welsh Government.

Tie a yellow ribbon to help keep dogs and owners safe

Milford Mercury: PUPPY POWER: PCSO Laura Galdo with three-year-old Nessy, sporting a yellow ribbon. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (7375253)

3:10pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A NEW initiative to alert people to nervous or untrained dogs, and keep pets and owners safe while out and about, is being launched in Milford Haven this Saturday (June 28).

Players travel back in time for new production

Milford Mercury: TIME-TRAVELLERS: Reading the script.

7:06pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

A LOCAL amateur dramatics group has begun preparations for its latest production, 20 years after it was first performed.

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