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Living in the community of Pembrokeshire

The Farmer's Arms, Mathry

Mathry’s Farmers Arms Gets New Landlords.

Mathry sits on a hill about six miles from Fishguard off the A487 between Fishguard and Saint Davids. There has been a settlement here since the iron age and the village is very popular with visitors to Pembrokeshire. Mathry has one pub, The Farmers Arms which has just been taken over by Anna and Mike […]

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The People's Orchard

Apples and Bees.

The People’s Orchard. I am probably revealing my ignorance here, but until I met Nia Siggins and Sophie Jenkins from the Big Lottery Funded People’s Orchard, I had no idea that there are solitary bees. What’s more they are better pollinators than the bees that live in colonies, because they are messy. They dive in, get […]

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From Neyland

Neyland.

Brunel’s railway town  – now a marina. Isambard Kingdom Brunel chose Neyland as the terminus for his South Wales Railway, but this was transferred to Fishguard in 1906, which led to the decline of this town on the tributary stream of the Cleddau opposite Pembroke Dock. Neyland continued as a railway working centre and had […]

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Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard

Theatr Gwaun:Then and Now: 2019.

Theatr Gwaun in Fishguard is a real gift to the people of North Pembrokeshire. But this interesting old building has had many incarnations since the land was first donated by local land owner John James. According to Paul Williams who has been working at the Theatre since 2001, the theatre started life as a Temperance […]

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Fireworks

Celebrate our Award For All.

Would you mind very much if we tell you our latest news? We hope you will join us in celebrating a whole year of Pembrokeshire Online and our very first award. Yes, we have been given a pot of money from the National Lottery, Awards For All. Many of you will know that Pembrokeshire Online […]

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Dog Friendly Pembrokeshire team

Dog Friendly Pembrokeshire.

Nearly 4000 members for local group! Dog Friendly Pembrokeshire (DFP) is a Facebook hosted group for people who love both their dogs and our beautiful county. Members are encouraged to share photos of their dogs enjoying being out and about. The idea of the group, initially set up by Al Rees some 3 years ago, […]

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cheque for Paul Sartori

Paul Sartori News.

Penally – Light up the Lanes In the lead up to Christmas; Judy Williams of Penally decided to do something different to raise money for Paul Sartori Hospice at Home. It was like a real life advent calendar, where local residents dressed their windows with lots of lights, decorations and displayed a number. Each day […]

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escape your chains

Escape Your Chains.

with Sarah Sims Williams Communication has been a very important consideration for Sarah Sims Williams for the last couple of decades. Originally from West Sussex and spending much of her life in Devon and Wales, she remembers feeling that it was difficult to express who she really felt herself to be from a young age. […]

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Get the boys a Lift

Get The Boys A Lift.

I meet Gareth Owens at what is becoming the headquarters of  Get The Boys a Lift in Haverfordwest. It is a hive of activity with people coming and going, carrying large pieces of timber and rolls of carpet. The sound of drilling and sawing accompany our chat. “We have created a monster.” Gareth laughs, gesturing […]

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Tafarn Sinc, Rosebush

Maenclochog, Rosebush and Tafarn Sinc.

Preseli Foothills. For a truly unique and historical Welsh day out, you need to take yourself to the foothills of the Preseli mountains and explore the area around Rosebush and Maenclochog. The Pantmaenog Forest is open for walking, cycling and horse-riding and this area is fascinating at all times of year. This is another part […]

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