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Debut visit for cruise ship

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THE cruise ship Saga Sapphire made her debut Milford Haven on August 30th when she docked carrying passengers from across the globe.
The Port of Milford Haven welcomed more than 600 passengers on a cruise around the coasts of Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
On board were a group of 45 Australian passengers, who are from a company that specialise in selling cruises around the world. There were meet and greet activities including a guided walk for visitors and locals, and a craft fair for all near Mackerel Quay.
Saga Sapphire weighs 37,301 gross tonnes and, at 200m, is the length of two football pitches.
Cruise Development Officer at the Port of Milford Haven, Sue Blanchard-Williams, said she is looking forward to welcoming passengers. “Pembrokeshire is a fantastic port of call with its world famous coastline and some of the richest cultural landmarks in Wales. Cruise companies put us on their itinerary because the Port of Milford Haven is perfectly located for the best that West Wales has to offer. Historic castles, long sandy beaches, wildlife or retail, it’s all right here on our doorstep,” said Sue.
The Port of Milford Haven is leading the promotion of Pembrokeshire as a cruising destination, providing a fantastic boost to the local economy.

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Broad Haven: Car overturns in wet weather on B4341

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A CAR overturned in the wet weather on the B4341 Haverfordwest to Broad Haven road on Friday evening (Jul 3).

First on the scene, local Stephen Hughes told The Herald: “I was driving along and noticed a car had overturned on the Broad Haven Road past the left turning for Tiers Cross. I stopped and checked to see if everyone as okay.

“No one was injured, and I stayed until the police arrived.”

Police directed traffic and assisted with the recovery of the vehicle.

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County Hall in NHS blue lights tribute

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COUNTY HALL in Haverfordwest was lit in blue last night (Friday, 3rd July) and will be again tonight and tomorrow night as a tribute to NHS workers and social care staff throughout the country.

The illumination also marks the 72nd anniversary of the NHS on Sunday.

Said Pembrokeshire County Council Chairman, Dr Simon Hancock: “We owe these workers a great debt which will never be fully repaid and this gesture by the Council is richly deserved.”

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Cllr Beynon suspended as school governor at Pembroke’s Ysgol Harri Tudur

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PEMBROKESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL said that they are unable to comment on the suspension of a Pembroke Dock councillor as a school governor.

Cllr Beynon confirmed that he has been suspended as a school governor at Pembroke’s Ysgol Harri Tudur.

“I’m looking forward until when the ombudsman throws out the complaints,” Cllr Beynon said.

Paul Dowson, a fellow Pembroke Dock councillor, recently resigned from the board of school governors of Ysgol Harri Tudur.

Cllr Dowson said after he resigned: “I feel a recent smear campaign reflects badly on the school even though its untrue.”

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