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  • Rain holds off for Tish Carnival

    RAIN failed to dampen spirits at the St Ishmaels carnival on Saturday, with 10 floats joining in the fun. When Milford Town Band unfortunately cancelled, people took the matter into their own hands. "We couldn't get a marching band so we made our own

  • Big-hearted pupils on road to Romania

    THESE Pembrokeshire students set off on a summer holiday with a difference last week. Instead of living it up in Ibiza or Magaluf, the destination for the 30-strong group was Baire Mara in Romania where they will help refurbish a run-down orphanage. The

  • Community computers confusion

    QUESTIONS are being asked as to how computers bought for community use in Milford's Howarth Close are currently being used by council staff in County Hall. The two laptop computers were bought with money from the £78,600 grant for the Howarth Close Healthy

  • Burton chase collapses

    Burton (132 all out) lost to St Ishmaels (148 all out) TWENTY wickets tumbled in an exciting game of cricket that saw visitors St Ishmaels narrowly come out on top. Burton will know they had the chances to win only their third game of the season but lost

  • Super summer show sizzles!

    GLORIOUS weather, cows wearing hats and judges slapping rosettes on comically-shaped vegetables - it must be the County Show! The three-day event began on Tuesday and crowds flocked to the showground for the usual mix of competitions, thrills and spills

  • Health service 'close to meltdown'

    PEMBROKESHIRE'S health service is "close to meltdown" in the face of massive debts, an Assembly Member said this week. Plaid Cymru AM Helen Mary Jones went on the offensive after learning that Pembrokeshire and Derwen NHS Trust must repay the Assembly

  • Lawrenny lash Lamphey

    Lawrenny (260 for 6) beat Lamphey (155 all out) LAWRENNY blasted Lamphey for 260 and then did the business with the ball to ensure a big win over the doomed side. Good knocks from Ian Jenkins, Christian Phillips, Andrew Cole senior, James Buckle and Steve

  • Trap door threatens Johnston

    Johnston 89-10 lost to Hook 90-1 JOHNSTON were left wishing the rain had fallen a little heavier following a right good hiding from section leaders Hook. Johnston would have picked up five points for the cancelled fixture but ended up taking just two

  • We're gonna need a bigger boat!

    WRESTLING with sharks? That shouldn't throw up too many problems for salty old sea dog Andrew Penman, or so we thought... 'You're going shark tagging with the WWF' they said. Excellent I thought - an afternoon with Hulk Hogan and the pals demonstrating

  • Fears over bike nuisance

    THERE are fears that what is currently a noise nuisance in Milford Haven could lead to someone being seriously hurt or even killed. Police and local councillors have received a series of complaints from residents about teenagers and adults scrambling

  • County students excel at A-level

    ADVANCED and AS-Level results in Pembrokeshire's secondary schools have maintained the high levels of last year and remain significantly above the national average. The overall Pembrokeshire pass rate at A-Level (Grades A - E) has been maintained at an

  • Cole takes Cresselly to second

    Whitland (149 for 9) lost to Cresselly (153 for 3) CRESSELLY took full advantage of Haverfordwest and Carew's game falling foul of the weather to slash the Town's lead at the top of the table. The game at Whitland was one of three to go ahead despite

  • Priory goes from strength to strength

    RESIDENTS and supporters of the Priory Project gathered on Friday to celebrate their achievements. The project started 22 years ago, and promotes safe and independent living for adults with a range of learning disabilities, including down's syndrome and

  • Mount mourns Darren, 22

    TRIBUTE has been paid to a young Milford man, found dead at his home on the Mount Estate on Monday. Police enquiries are continuing into the cause of death of Darren Gareth Cleevely, who was just 22. Though Darren was known to have suffered depression

  • Safety plea after fort fall drama

    FOLLOWING the dramatic rescue of an injured 12-year-old, parents are being urged to keep their children away from Hubberston Fort. Coastguard teams and paramedics had to gain access to the fort, then - carrying the girl on a spinal board - negotiate the

  • We shall remember them

    THE 60TH anniversary of VJ Day was marked with commemorative services in Milford Haven and Haverfordwest on Sunday. Crowds gathered to remember the surrender of Japan and the end of World War II. In his speech on the day, mayor of Milford Haven, Cllr