Lack of financial standing led to bus company licence being revoked

Milford Mercury:

1:19pm Friday 29th August 2014

SUNDAY bus services will cease this weekend after the company providing the buses had its licence revoked following a public inquiry.

UPDATED: Meeting to debate no confidence motions is confirmed

Milford Mercury:

9:52am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN extraordinary meeting to debate motions of no confidence in the leader and chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council will now be held on September 19.

Fly-tip zone gets cleaned up

Milford Mercury: GETTING STUCK IN: Local residents, pictured at the start of the clean-up along with Ian Chalmers; Cllrs Simpson and Stoddart; Principal Environmental Health Officer Tom Hayes and Mari Williams from Keep Wales Tidy. (9745043)

5:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FLY-TIPPING hotspot on a Milford Haven housing estate has been blitzed in a clean-up operation led by the local community.

Praise for neighbours after rubbish tip clean-up

Milford Mercury: GETTING STUCK IN: Local residents, pictured at the start of the clean-up along with Ian Chalmers; Cllrs Simpson and Stoddart; Principal Environmental Health Officer Tom Hayes and Mari Williams from Keep Wales Tidy. (9745043)

4:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FLY-TIPPING hotspot on a Milford Haven housing estate has been blitzed in a clean-up operation led by the local community.

Brass horse collection stolen

4:37pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THREE 15-inch brass horses and a petrol lawn mower have been stolen from a house in Tiers Cross.

Milford stylist's work is out of this world

Milford Mercury: LOOKING GOOD: Anne Marie Bentley, of Glam Boutique, with Summer Ghanavati and Pro Nails' Lisa Williams. PICTURE: All About You Photography. (9776044)

2:40pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MILFORD Haven hair stylist's work appeared on an international stage recently, after a visit from beauty pageant contestant Summer Ghanavati.

Children can play on thanks to PCSO's paint project

Milford Mercury: SUITED UP: Youngsters, pictured with PCSO Laura Galdo, get stuck into the clean-up operation. (9673314)

2:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

YOUNG people from Milford Haven have brushed up on their painting skills to give a run-down local park a new lease of life.

£3.8m to upgrade ambulances

6:14pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE Welsh Ambulance Service will benefit from a £3.8m upgrade of its fleet of vehicles, Health Minister Mark Drakeford announced yesterday (Wednesday).

German cruise liner heading to port

Milford Mercury: Visiting liner: Cruise vessel MS Delphin (9680234)

9:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SOME 480 passengers will arrive on an ocean cruise liner calling at Pembroke Dock for the first time this weekend.

GCSE results celebrated across county

Milford Mercury:

11:29am Thursday 21st August 2014

THERE will be celebrations today as GCSE students collect their results with the percentage of those achieving A* or A up to 18.3 per cent, a slight rise on last year.

Sink or swim challenge for daring volunteer

Milford Mercury: SEA QUEST: Wildlife volunteer Dave Astins will attempt to swim 2.5 miles for charity.

5:56pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A DARING volunteer will be dodging dolphins, jelly fish and basking shark when he battles the current of the Irish Sea to raise money for charity.

Bikers' plaque marks Herbie's doubly thankful status

Milford Mercury: BIG THANKS: The 'thankful villages' tour stopped off in Herbrandston to dedicate a special plaque.

5:05pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WALES’ only ‘doubly thankful’ village has had its contribution to the First World War officially commemorated, 100 years on.

Call for public to campaign for change at the top of Pembrokeshire County Council

Milford Mercury:

8:09pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

AT a public meeting tonight, called by Labour councillor Paul Miller, residents were urged to use grassroots campaigning to lobby their councillors into taking action against chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones.

Imp-ressive start to County Show

Milford Mercury: FLAPPY TO SEE YOU: Welsh Wildlife's puffin mascot made lots of friends. PICTURE: Milford Mercury (9497118)

4:57pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THOUSANDS poured through the gates for the first two days of Pembrokeshire's annual celebration of the countryside.

Park posters welcome cruise ships to county

Milford Mercury: CRUISE CONTROLLER: Capt Rikard Lorentzen is presented with a set of retro posters promoting the national park by PCNPA chairman Cllr Mike James. (9427058)

2:17pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CRUISE ships will soon be decked out with Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority’s award-winning retro posters after presentations to a vessel from Princess Cruise Lines visiting the Port of Milford Haven.

Public meeting to call for pension payments to be returned

Milford Mercury:

1:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE leader of the Labour group at County Hall has called a public meeting tonight (Tuesday) to discuss the repayment of pension payments made to council chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones.

Name an oil tanker

6:37pm Monday 18th August 2014

CAN you think up a brilliant name for an oil tanker? Haven Fuels, local distributor of heating oils and fuels, is appealing to youngsters from the Milford Haven area to suggest a fun, innovative name to be printed on its latest tanker.

Exhibition highlights port's war role

3:33pm Monday 18th August 2014

AN EXHIBITION showing the strategic importance of Milford Haven to the Second World War effort goes on display in Dale on September 11.

Hostels thank locals with free fun days

3:15pm Monday 18th August 2014

YOUTH Hostel Association (YHA) hostels in Marloes and Broad Haven will be open to the public on Sunday, September 7, as a way to say thank you to the local community.

Old uniforms not a Patch on new kit

Milford Mercury: FINERY: Valero Public Affairs Manager Stephen Thornton with PATCH Coordinator Tracy Olin and PATCH volunteers in their new uniform. (9394418)

11:26am Monday 18th August 2014

VOLUNTEERS at a Pembrokeshire anti-poverty charity are looking good, thanks to a donation from Valero Pembroke Refinery.

£1.3m boost creates 13 local jobs

Milford Mercury: BUSINESS BOOST: Managing director Ed Spankie with Neil Owen, CNC machine operator, with the new machine, which cost more than £400,000. PICTURE: Milford Mercury (9250613)

11:46am Friday 15th August 2014

A MILFORD Haven heater manufacturer, which also makes parts for Bentley Motors, is investing more than £1million to help create 13 local jobs.

Milford welcomes second cruise of season

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

3:34pm Thursday 14th August 2014

MORE than 800 passengers will sail into Milford Haven this Sunday (August 17) on board the cruise ship Ocean Princess.

Top brass wow crowds in birthday concerts

Milford Mercury: UNIQUE STYLE: Guest vocalist Emily Kaijaks. PICTURE: Martin Cavaney (9198602)

12:45pm Thursday 14th August 2014

PEMBROKE Dock hosted some talented German visitors at the weekend, as part of events to celebrate the town’s 200th birthday.

Tish carnival hailed a success

Milford Mercury: DIDN'T THEY DO SHELL: Crabhall crabs won third prize for their eye-catching float. PICTURE: Western Telegraph. (9238485)

11:13am Thursday 14th August 2014

CARNIVAL organisers scored another success on Saturday (August 9), as a host of fantastic floats made their way through St Ishmaels.

Students across the county celebrate A Level success

Milford Mercury:

10:34am Thursday 14th August 2014

STUDENTS across the county nervously awaited their A Level results this morning.

Donations fuel life-saving efforts

Milford Mercury: BIG THANKS: Tenby RNLI thank Valero for fuel donation. PICTURE: Gareth Davies
 (9273180)

5:56pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

RNLI volunteers in Angle and Tenby have thanked Valero Pembroke Refinery, following another vital donation of fuel oil during the busy summer season.

Meeting to discuss future of Mosquito alarm

Milford Mercury: SUPPORT: Gareth Bromhall's parents are backing his campaign to get the Mosquito alarm removed. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (9270192)

5:08pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A LOCAL campaigner is hoping a meeting this Friday (August 15) will result in a controversial anti-teen alarm being removed from outside Milford Haven Library.

Chairman resigned over chief executive ‘private investigator threat’

Milford Mercury:

6:35pm Monday 11th August 2014

A councillor has revealed how a committee chairman felt forced to resign following a ‘hostile’ encounter with the under fire chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council, which left him ‘shocked’.

Chance to appear on stage at Torch

8:59pm Monday 11th August 2014

EIGHT places are up for grabs in a youth theatre project inspired by the work of Dylan Thomas.

Author goes back to school to tell Tommy's tale

4:58pm Saturday 9th August 2014

AN AUTHOR from Milford Haven has visited two local schools to share the exploits of time-travelling adventurer Tommy Parker.

Three incidents with five people rescued off Freshwater West

Milford Mercury:

4:39pm Thursday 7th August 2014

RNLI lifeguards rescued five people in three separate incidents off Freshwater West beach yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

Simon says 'check out new website'

Milford Mercury: ONLINE: Mayor Cllr Simon Hancock has started a new community website. PICTURE: Milford Mercury (9007512)

2:05pm Friday 8th August 2014

THE Mayor of Neyland has set up his own website to help him stay in touch with the community.

Book takes risque look at local history

Milford Mercury: CHARITY BOOK: Chris Evans-Thomas with author and historian Mark Muller. Inset: Bill Jenkins. (9061592)

5:06pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A 'NAUGHTY but nice' look at life in pre-war Pembrokeshire goes on sale in Haverfordwest on Tuesday (August 19).

Village comes together for Herbie carnival

Milford Mercury: YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE: The rain held off for a family-friendly fun-filled Herbrandston Carnival. (S) (8972244)

12:50pm Thursday 7th August 2014

VILLAGERS in Herbrandston made the best of the bad weather on Saturday (August 2), to enjoy a day of carnival fun.

Carew prepares for parachute invasion

Milford Mercury: NEW MEMORIAL: Cllr Arwyn Williams, Martin Hyde, John Brock, David Goodin and south Pembrokeshire MP Simon Hart at last year's event. PICTURE: Martin Cavaney. (832934) (8930712)

10:46am Thursday 7th August 2014

CAREW Control Tower is bracing itself for a parachute invasion this weekend (August 9 and 10).

Giant tidal energy turbine unveiled

Milford Mercury: GIANT OF THE WAVES: Tidal Energy Ltd Managing Director Martin Murphy is dwarfed by the giant tidal energy generator.  (9017468)

5:17am Thursday 7th August 2014

WEIGHING 150 tonnes and measuring 16m long and 20mhigh, Wales’ first giant tidal energy generator will be unveiled today (Thursday) at Pembroke Port by First Minister Carwyn Jones.

Talking Mercury moves into 21st century

Milford Mercury: HEAR THIS: Talking Mercury volunteers Joan Baker, Liz Bearne and Susan Norman. PICTURE: Milford Mercury (8993567)

5:54pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A COMMUNITY newspaper has found a new way to help people with visual impairments, dyslexia or disability stay in the loop.

Two taken to hospital following Johnston collision

Milford Mercury:

3:27pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Emergency services were called to a two vehicle collision just outside Johnston this afternoon.

Service remembers soldiers who never came home

Milford Mercury: LEST WE FORGET: A poppy wreath is laid below the memorial plaque which bears the names of the 10 fallen soldiers from Hubberston.PICTURE: Western Telegraph

1:42pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A SERVICE of commemoration and remembrance was held at Hubberston Memorial Hall on Monday, August 4, to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.

'Fantastic spirit' of Broad Haven carnival is praised

Milford Mercury: SIMPLY RED: Molly, Libby, and Freddie Hughes went as the Red Arrows. (8965184)

9:47am Wednesday 6th August 2014

ORGANISERS of Broad Haven Carnival praised a ‘fantastic community spirit’ after the annual event again proved a huge success on Saturday.

Clean-up is time well spent for youngsters

Milford Mercury: PICKING UP GOOD HABITS: Volunteers Sara Hire, Josh Howells, Daniel Dyson and Gareth Bridges.  (8968648)

4:37pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A GROUP of young people have given up their time to help clean up Milford Haven.

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.

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)

3:18pm Thursday 31st July 2014

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

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.






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