Walk calls for end to war

Milford Mercury: SUNNY OUTLOOK: Peace campaigners at Haverfordwest Castle. PICTURE: Core Photography (10660928)

8:22pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PEACE, love and unity was the message on the streets of Haverfordwest as campaigners marked an international day of peace.

Pembrokeshire Doctor's gift of life to patient 5,000 miles away

Milford Mercury: Doctor's donation:Dr Charlie Ratcliffe is urging others to sign up to the Welsh bone marrow register.. (10587162)

6:04pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A 25-year-old doctor from Pembrokeshire has given the chance of survival to a patient over 5,000 miles away.

Breaking news Police reassure community over attempted child abduction rumours

Milford Mercury:

1:34pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Dyfed-Powys Police say online reports of an attempted child abduction in Pembroke Dock on Sunday are false.

Violent man Tasered at Haverfordwest supermarket

Milford Mercury:

1:13pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MAN had to be Tasered by police officers during a violent incident in the centre of Haverfordwest, early on Sunday morning.

Ashes of Sunderland pilot scattered on field where he made wartime history

Milford Mercury: Flashback to 1943 - Gordon Singleton’s Sunderland after landing on Angle Airfield.
PICTURE: Sunderland Trust Archive.


11:03am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The ashes of a Sunderland pilot have been scattered on the airfield where he made wartime aviation history.

Classic bikes star in Saundersfoot Run

Milford Mercury: On their way: D Day veteran Gordon Prime, a former  dispatch rider and a life-long motorcycle enthusiast, was delighted to flag the riders off on their 85-mile Pembrokeshire run.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography

9:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

One hundred vintage, post-war and classic motorcycles and three-wheelers took to the roads and lanes of Pembrokeshire at the weekend for the 59th Saundersfoot Run.

Help clean up Newgale beach

7:25pm Monday 22nd September 2014

SURFERS Against Sewage (SAS) are organising another rubbish pick at Newgale as part of the group’s Autumn Beach Clean series.

Couple charged with fiddling £70,000 in benefits

Milford Mercury:

4:05pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A Pennar couple appeared at Swansea crown court today (Monday) accused of fiddling more than £70,000 in state benefits.

Wolfscastle is blooming lovely for the 10th year

Milford Mercury: FINE FLOWERS: Wales in Bloom judge John Woods was given a tour of Wolfscastle’s floral displays by Rev Geoffrey Eynon. PICTURE: Western Telegraph.

2:53pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Everything in the garden is looking lovely for a Pembrokeshire village and a seafront hotel after they won Wales in Bloom titles once again this year.

New campaign asks drivers to know the limits

Milford Mercury: KEEPING SAFE: Sally Jones from the Council’s Road Safety Team with Daisy, Mia, Oliver and Korey, from the Meads CP School and road safety mascot Ziggy the Zebra.  (10600036)

11:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

DRIVERS are being urged belt up and slow down, in a bid to help keep Pembrokeshire’s children safe.

Eight people rescued from stricken speedboat

Milford Mercury:

10:08am Monday 22nd September 2014

Eight people on board a stricken speedboat off Freshwater East were taken to safety by the Tenby lifeboat on Saturday evening.

Royal Marines drop 22-tonne special delivery on Caldey Island

Milford Mercury: Marines to the rescue: Caldey Island's new crane is driven aboard the landing craft.
PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography

5:09pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Transporting a 22-tonne crane from Tenby to Caldey Island was plain sailing this week - thanks to the Royal Marines!

Unemployment continues to fall across county

Milford Mercury: BENEFITS: There is a benefits street in every constituency, said MP Simon Hart.  (3527082)

10:29am Sunday 21st September 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT has continued to fall across Pembrokeshire, with significantly fewer people out of work compared to the same time last year.

Pembrokeshire County Council not interested in voluntary merger with Ceredigion

Milford Mercury: (10561188)

4:25pm Saturday 20th September 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE County Council seems unlikely to be part of any proposal to voluntarily merge with other local authorities as part of a huge shake-up of councils in Wales.

Georgia hopes to make lattes of money of charity

Milford Mercury: BAKING MONEY: Georgia Adams, 13, is hosting a coffee morning to raise money for cancer support. (10535736)

9:55am Saturday 20th September 2014

A HAKIN teenager is taking part in the ‘world’s biggest coffee morning’ to raise money in memory of her granddad.

Illegal tobacco detection dogs given more time to sniff

Milford Mercury: PERFECT PARTNERSHIP: Dog handler Stuart Phillips and sniffer dog Phoebe with the confiscated items of illegal tobaccoPICTURE: South Wales Argus

6:16am Saturday 20th September 2014

DOGS who use their noses to sniff out illegal tobacco have received a welcome funding boost from the Welsh Government.

UPDATED: Just three weeks left for disciplinary committee to investigate chief executive

Milford Mercury:

3:09pm Friday 19th September 2014

A disciplinary committee set up to investigate a number of allegations relating to the chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council has just three weeks to conduct its review.

New swimming pool part of ambitious St Davids plans

Milford Mercury:

6:41pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A PUBLIC meeting will be held next month to talk about the possibility of building affordable homes and a new swimming pool in St Davids.

CCTV image issued in connection with forgery offence in Neyland

Milford Mercury:

11:44am Thursday 18th September 2014

DO you know the woman pictured above?

Questions raised over Cabinet's performance

1:48pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A DEBATE over the definition of a role in Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet led to wider questions over how cabinet members’ performance is monitored by the authority.

Pembroke Dock grants controversy: no assurance that work paid for has been completed as required, report finds

Milford Mercury:

10:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

A REVIEW of the management of a grant scheme and its controversial funding of a property in Pembroke Dock found that there were instances of ‘non-compliance’ and assurance cannot be given that all work was completed to specification.

Council to review harbours ownership

6:31pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

COUNTY councillors will have a chance to comment on a draft ‘vision’ for harbour services in Fishguard Lower Town and Tenby at a meeting in County Hall on Thursday (September 18).

Drink-drive arrest after pedestrians struck by car in St Davids

Milford Mercury:

3:52pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man has been arrested following a frightening incident in St Davids in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Public meeting over schools shake-up

Milford Mercury:

3:14pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

POTENTIAL school closures are an option from a review of education provision around the Angle Peninsula and will be discussed at a public meeting next month.

Joshua, 4, thanks Children's Hospital for Wales with fundraising walk

Milford Mercury:

12:22pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A four-year-old boy and his family will be striding out on a fund-raising walk on Sunday in thanks for the care he received at the Children’s Hospital for Wales.

Vintage run on track to making thousands for charity

Milford Mercury: TAKE A BREAK: The 66 entrants enjoyed a pit stop at the Cresselly Arms. PICTURE: Cresselly Arms  (10380939)

5:36pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A SOUTH Pembrokeshire tractor run, started in memory of a local farmer, has now raised more than £8,500 for local charities.

Commissioner to hear Milford's views

Milford Mercury: LISTENING: Police and Crime Commissioner Chris Salmon on a previous visit to the county. (10395319)

1:32pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

YOUTH workers and school students will be among the Milford Haven people visited by Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon on September 19.

Sea conditions scupper plans to honour war hero

Milford Mercury: Disappointment: Caldey service went ahead without Tenby Royal British Legion members who included Dennis Goldsworthy, chairman of the Pembrokeshire branch of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers Comrades Association; Poppy Appeal organiser, Ross (correct) Morris; ch

8:52am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SEA conditions on Saturday intervened in plans for an island ceremony in Pembrokeshire to commemorate a war hero.

40,000 fans and a £4m boost to the Pembrokeshire economy - Ironman Wales 2014's huge success

Milford Mercury:

5:43pm Monday 15th September 2014

Pembrokeshire has received a £4m economic boost from the Ironman Wales weekend, tourism chiefs have estimated.

Hundreds of Pembrokeshire stillborn babies to be remembered

Milford Mercury: FITTING MEMORIAL: Councillor Huw George, Cabinet Member for Environmental and Regulatory Services, and Pat James at the Memorial in City Road Cemetery. (10359277)

4:55pm Monday 15th September 2014

HUNDREDS of Pembrokeshire stillborn babies, who now lie in unmarked graves, have been given a permanent memorial.

Pembrokeshire nurse being denied £70,000 cancer treatment

Milford Mercury:

1:06pm Monday 15th September 2014

A Pembrokeshire nurse is being refused treatment for her cancer - because NHS chiefs in Wales won't pay for her treatment in England.

British Empire Medal pride for Pembrokeshire trio

Milford Mercury: Frank Harries, Doreen Hammersley and John Evans are pictured at County Hall with the Lord Lieutenant, The Hon Robin Lewis (right) and the Chairman of Pembrokeshire County Council, Councillor Tom Richards (left). (10342501)

10:36am Monday 15th September 2014

THREE Pembrokeshire residents have been presented with their British Empire Medals.

Ironman Wales 2014 as it happened

Milford Mercury:

7:25am Sunday 14th September 2014

Live updates of the 2014 Ironman Wales event in Tenby as it happened.

Family remember hairdresser Frank with generous donations

Milford Mercury: Superb support: The grand total of £4,599 is presented to Ralph Rees of the Pembrokeshire Friends of Prostate Cymru, Helen Harries of Shalom House and Toni Dorkings of the Paul Sartori Foundation. They are pictured centre with Todaro’s directo

7:14am Sunday 14th September 2014

A PEMBROKESHIRE business family has donated nearly £4,600 to three charities which support local cancer patients.

Ironkids raise the curtain on Ironman Wales in Tenby

Milford Mercury:

8:17pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Hundreds of sporty youngsters took to the streets of Tenby this afternoon (Saturday) for Ironkids Wales - the curtain-raiser event for tomorrow’s massive Ironman Wales spectacular.

PATCH holds successful AGM

Milford Mercury: CHARITY CHOCOLATE: Mark Owen from the Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Company presents a cheque to PATCH co-ordinator Tracy Olin.

4:56pm Saturday 13th September 2014

PEMBROKESHIRE Action to Combat Hardship held its annual general meeting at the Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Company on Wednesday, September 10.

Council leader survives vote of no confidence

Milford Mercury: COUNCIL LEADER: Pembrokeshire County Council leader Cllr Jamie Adams. (10313208)

10:15am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE leader of Pembrokeshire County Council survived a vote of no confidence on the same day the chief executive was not so lucky.

New drop-in centre for Pembrokeshire veterans

Milford Mercury: DROP-IN CENTRE WILL SUPPORT VETERANS ON CIVVY STREET: Pictured are Dave Knight of Change Step (left) and Marc Woolcock of Wales CRC. PICTURE: Contributed (10261421)

10:13am Saturday 13th September 2014

ARMED Forces veterans will soon have a drop-in centre in Pembrokeshire to help them cope with the return to civvy street.

Tenant tells of shock after Pembroke property is devastated by serious fire

Milford Mercury:

1:53pm Friday 12th September 2014

A HOUSE in Pembroke has been devastated by fire, while a neighbouring property suffered severe damage.

UPDATED: Future of Pembrokeshire County Council chief exec Bryn Parry-Jones hangs by a thread after overwhelming vote of no confidence

Milford Mercury:

12:02pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE future of Bryn Parry-Jones as chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council has been thrown into huge doubt today (Friday) after members voted overwhelmingly to endorse a vote of no confidence in him.

Watch extraordinary meeting of Pembrokeshire County Council live online

Milford Mercury:

9:37am Friday 12th September 2014

This morning's extraordinary meeting of Pembrokeshire County Council - which has notices of no confidence against the leader, Cllr Jamie Adams and chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones, plus a move to formally suspend Mr Parry-Jones from work, can be seen live on the webcast from 10am.

Police investigate ‘unusual number’ of burglaries in Neyland

Milford Mercury: File pics of Dyfed-Powys police officer
PICTURE: Western Telegraph

9:25am Friday 12th September 2014

DYFED-Powys Police is urging residents in Neyland to be vigilant for any suspicious behaviour following three burglaries in the last month.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Milford Mercury:

12:35pm Friday 12th September 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Tesco Haverfordwest security guard caught paedophile showing indecent pictures to children

Milford Mercury:

5:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A sharp eyed security guard looking out for shoplifters at Haverfordwest’s Tesco store caught a paedophile instead.

Pensioner denies indecent assault and child neglect charges

Milford Mercury:

4:53pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A PENSIONER pleaded not guilty to a range of historical indecent assaults and child neglect charges when he appeared before Haverfordwest Magistrates Court on Wednesday (September 10).

Police meet with man planning action to disrupt Ironman Wales event

Milford Mercury:

10:58am Thursday 11th September 2014

Dyfed-Powys Police say they have met with a man planning a protest which he claims could disrupt the Ironman Wales event on Sunday.

Controversial plans to close youth clubs are to be re-examined

Milford Mercury:

9:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

A RECOMMENDATION to Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet that youth service provision be cut across the county has been called in by the chairman of the Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Thousands gear up for Ironman Wales spectacular

Milford Mercury: THE END IS NIGH: The final sprint in Tenby to Ironman Wales glory.   (10129080)

6:59am Thursday 11th September 2014

Pembrokeshire is gearing up to showcase its spectacular scenery and offer its warmest welcome this weekend to thousands of people who will pour into the county to witness one of the largest and most challenging international sporting events.

Former Premier League star Simon Davies signs for local village team Solva - and will take his turn to wash the kit

Milford Mercury:

12:06pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FORMER Premier League star who earned tens of thousands pounds a week has signed for his local village team - and will have to pay £3 a week for the privilege of playing.

Petition calls for graffiti mural permission to be granted

Milford Mercury: Glorious graffiti: The ‘inspirational’ mural at Span Arts. (10104349)

1:17pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A PEMBROKESHIRE town is urging the county council to give the thumbs up to the work of graffiti artists which has brightened up a local building.

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