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Living in the community of Pembrokeshire

Martello Tower, Pembroke Dock

Pembroke and Pembroke Dock.

The birthplace of Henry Tudor in 1456. Later to become King Henry VII, Henry Tudor was born here in the impressive Norman castle. The castle has a famously huge keep and has plenty of walls, towers and rooms to explore today. Used for fairs and events such as rock concerts and the BBC Antiques Roadshow, […]

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eglwyswrw

Eglwyswrw Village Hall.

Yr Hen Ysgol. Run entirely by volunteers, even the cleaning being undertaken by hall users, the village hall in Eglwyswrw is truly a community centre in every sense! Its committee of 12 meet four times a year and keep each other up to date via email in between and this has worked well since set […]

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smiling flowers

The Queer Choir Comes to Pembrokeshire.

A Queer choir? In Pembrokeshire? I must know more, so when Jali Armitage Hicks agreed to meet I was delighted. Jali tells me a little about their musical background. They grew up in St David’s, joining the cathedral choir at age 6, and becoming head chorister at 16. At 18 they left to study music, […]

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Haverhub

HaverHub Update!

What is coming up soon… The phase 1 (first grant work) is finishing mid-March 2019! Then volunteers start to come in and tidy up, repair and improve the rest of the site not under Phase 1 – ready for April – December events for the town. We also have a volunteer graphic designer – watch […]

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near Moylgrove, Pembrokeshire

Moylgrove Village Hall.

Neuadd yr Hen Ysgol Trewyddel. Address: Moylgrove SA43 3BW Contact: info@moylgrove.wales  0845 519 2791 As you drive north towards Cardigan, you may recall spotting signs to Moylgrove and perhaps wonder what goes on in such a remote community…or maybe you have explored the stunning woodlands nearby or walked on the coast path. This beautiful part […]

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Great Wall of China

Paul Sartori Latest.

The Great Wall of China On Saturday 22nd October last year; 21 eager fundraisers took on one of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Great Wall of China. This physically demanding challenge was approx. 70km of trekking along The Great Wall from Huangyaguan to Badaling, Beijing. They conquered rough, rocky terrain, trekked through woodland, […]

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Charterhouse lifeboat

A New Life for the Charterhouse Lifeboat.

We have been fortunate to receive this piece from Sue Lewis about the Charterhouse Lifeboat, Sue  is involved with a group who have rescued the boat and returned it to the area for restoration. If you are interested to know more or would like to get involved in bringing this piece of local history back […]

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helping hands

Compassionate Communities Come to Pembrokeshire.

On a glorious warm Pembrokeshire afternoon, I have the great pleasure of meeting with Luke Conlon to talk about Compassionate Communities, a concept very close to my heart. ‘A Compassionate Community is a whole community approach to End of Life Care, where issues of dying, death, loss and caring is all our business and we […]

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reading list in book

DOING OUR BIT FOR DEMENTIA.

Dementia Action week is with us again from 20-26 May ( 2019). Dementia is caused by a number of diseases that affect the brain. The different types of dementia will have different effects at different rates. What people often don’t realise is that how a person is affected will be influenced by the support they […]

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Brynberian Community Hall

Latest News from Brynberian.

The village hall in Brynberian began life in 1878 as a school. When it closed in 1972 with only 12 pupils, the community stepped in, and with the aid of a small council grant, a lot of fundraising and donations from past pupils, bought the building for £11,250. Since then, what has been the community […]

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