A SUSPICIOUS object uncovered at a Milford Haven building site resulted in bomb disposal experts being called to the scene.

The object, thought to be a Second World War explosive, was later confirmed as a dummy mortar shell, with no threat to the public.

But the response from emergency services meant work on the town's new Costa Coffee drive-through had to be halted while investigations were carried out.

A pest controller came face-to-face with what was thought to be one of the most venomous snakes is the world in September.

Richard Walters, of West Wales Pest Control, was called to deal with the scaly visitor after it was discovered in a Johnston garden.

The three to four-foot-long creature turned out to be a milk snake, which thankfully are harmless to humans but are easily confused with the venomous coral snake.

A Milford Haven town councillor took the “heart-breaking” decision to resign, so she could focus on her work with local foodbank PATCH.

Tracy Olin, who has represented the town’s East

Ward, stepped down after 18 months in the role.

She said her work with the poverty relief charity had to come first.

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A war like no other before it, whose impact stretched across the world, was the subject of a new book.

We Will Remember Them was the result of cross-generation working by members of the town’s secondary school and Royal British Legion Branch, with help from Steve John of the West Wales Memorial website, and local historical societies.

The tome, featuring detailed research into the impact of the First World War on Pembrokeshire and its people, was launched at Milford Haven School in September.

In October, the team at Milford Youth Matters found out they would receive more than £400,000 in funding.

Big Lottery Fund staff broke the happy news to project co-ordinator Dayle Gibby, who said: “This is going to mean so much to the young people we work with, they can’t wait to get started on all the plans we made.”

Milford Youth Matters said it would use the money to enhance and expand its existing services and the activities it offers such as gardening, woodwork, and bike maintenance.

A celebration of the life of a ‘beautiful’ mother and best friend raised more than £3,000 for charity.

A glamorous charity ball took place at the Beggars Reach Hotel on September 15, in memory of Nina Buck from Neyland.

Nina died suddenly in 2008, aged just 41.

Milford Mercury: Nina Buck.

A fit, healthy young woman, the cause of Nina's death was established as Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS).