Year: 2019

Make more Meadows with the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Trust

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Trust is looking for help from the public to create more habitats for pollinators. The aim is to raise £10,000 to help protect and restore the existing meadows in the National Park, and to work with landowners to create new ones. During the last 75 years the UK has lost […]

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inside the oven

Community Feast for Volunteers.

A great joint venture between Point and Goodwick and Fishguard Community Fridge was held last Saturday night, 28th September, to say thank you to Transition Bro Gwaun and Point volunteers. Community fridge volunteers made enough grated cheese, tomato sauce and pizza dough to make 37 pizzas – at a total cost of £1.00 (for the […]

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Porthyrhaw walker

Coastal Erosion

Mae nifer anhygoel o gaerau arfordirol cynhanesyddol wedi’u gwasgaru ar hyd a gerllaw Llwybr Arfordir Sir Benfro ym Mharc Cenedlaethol Arfordir Penfro, ac mae un ym Mhorth y Rhaw ger Solfach yn cael llawer o sylw. Mae’r prosiect Arfordir ar Daith gan Awdurdod y Parc Cenedlaethol yn cofnodi newidiadau arfordirol mewn 16 o safleoedd ffotograffiaeth […]

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Tiergarten

Max Becker and the Angel Avenger. An Hypnotic Thriller by Tim Wickenden

Born in Zimbabwe in 1962, Tim Wickenden spent his first few years there and then the UK and at the age of five went to Hong Kong.  “It was idyllic,” he told me, “we were army brats, having a great time, running wild, skinny dipping in reservoirs.” Age eight his family moved back to the […]

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coast path gate

Coast path day 13

Little Haven to Martin’s Haven. As you come to the southern end of St Brides Bay the coastal scenery changes and the astonishingly red sandstone cliffs peppered with yellow algae come into view. Much lower and covered in wild flowers in late Spring and early Summer, this is a real contrast to the path to […]

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villagers work together

Moylgrove Village Hall: The heart of the village.

Moylgrove, in the north of the county, is a pretty little place with a community of about 200 people, many of whom have a keen interest and involvement with the community centre. Quite a high percentage of the local people are incomers who first discovered this lovely spot while holidaying here, and couldn’t bear to […]

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people below in hall

Get Together with Bespoke at The Tanyard

Sue Lines from the Tanyard Youth Project based in Pembroke, introduced me recently to Lorna Bond and the new group she has been instrumental in setting up, which meets on a Tuesday afternoon between 2 and 4. It had been an accidental meeting just a few months ago between Sue and Lorna and the women […]

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wedding at memorial hall

Newport Memorial Hall: So Much Going On!

I met with Julie Slack, bookings and events manager and volunteer at Newport Memorial Hall recently. In  post since January, Julie is also a  ceramicist who runs  a group on Wednesdays between 1 til 3. Do you use the medieval kiln ?  Julie shakes her head. “ We have a new kiln. The medieval Kiln […]

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Last flush for Greg's dog, Purdey

A “Sunday” painter from Pembrokeshire.

When Pembrokeshire painter, Greg Pitches, was described as a “Sunday” painter by the owner of an art gallery in Madeira, he was not sure initially if that was a compliment! However, what was meant is that he has a compulsion to paint, which is certainly true. Now he has retired from a career as painter, […]

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Castell Henlys

Fossils

illydd cystadleuaeth Darganfod y Ffosiliau yn derbyn gwobr o £50 Bu ymweliad â Sioe Sir Benfro yn fuddiol iawn i un ymwelydd craff, a enillodd £50 yng nghystadleuaeth Darganfod y Ffosiliau gan Awdurdod Parc Cenedlaethol Arfordir Sir Benfro. Dewiswyd Laurie-Beth Addison, sy’n un ar ddeg oed, fel enillydd ar ôl iddi ddarganfod yr holl ysgerbydau […]

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