Connect with us
Advertisement
Advertisement

News

Pizza ‘contained staples’ court told

Published

on

contained staplesTHE OWNER of a Milford Haven takeaway restaurant has been fined a total of £750 by Magistrates after admitting three separate food hygiene offences.

Seddat Mert of USA Fried Chicken was also ordered to pay £1,000 costs to Pembrokeshire County Council which brought the case to Haverfordwest Court on Monday.

The court heard that in April last year the Council received a complaint regarding a pizza purchased from the premises at 10 Charles Street which contained staples. As a result, a full inspection of the property was conducted by officers from the Council’s Public Protection Division.

During the search they found evidence of food not being protected against contamination – including uncontrolled storage of staples within the kitchen – and unclean structures and equipment.

After the hearing, the Council’s Cabinet Member for Environmental and Regulatory Services, Cllr Huw George, said the Authority would not hesitate to take action where serious contraventions of the legislation were discovered by authorised officers.

“Food businesses must take all necessary measures to protect food from contamination risks” he stressed.

Councillor George added that as a result of the inspection at the time, the premises scored nil (‘urgent improvement necessary’) on the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.

Magistrates also ordered a victim surcharge of £75 to be levied.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

News

Police confirm firefighter died in Neyland boat collision

Published

on

DYFED-POWYS POLICE attended Neyland Marina, Milford Haven following reports of a collision on the waterway at around 11:30am on Tuesday, (Sept 17).

A spokesman told The Herald: “We can confirm a 35-year-old serving Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service Firefighter tragically lost his life during the incident, in which two boats collided.

“Next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers. Specialist teams from both the fire and rescue service and police were also on scene supporting witnesses.

“We have informed the Marine Accident Investigation Board and will be working with them to establish what happened here today.

“Our thoughts go out to the family of the deceased and to his colleagues at Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service.”

Deputy Mayor of Neyland, Cllr Dr Simon Hancock said: “I extend my deepest condolences to the family of the young man who so tragically died in the accident this morning. I know the whole town will join me in sending them to his family.

“We acknowledge the remarkable professionalism of the emergency and rescue services who responded to this very sad incident.’

Continue Reading

News

Crown court to sentence Pembroke Dock paedophile

Published

on

A 46-YEAR-OLD man who pleaded guilty to being in possession of over 6,500 indecent ‘real photographs’ of children, has been sent to Swansea Crown Court for sentencing by Haverfordwest magistrates.

Brett Johnson of Finch Close, first appeared before magistrates at Haverfordwest Law Court on August 27, and appeared again before the court on Monday (Sept 16) following a pre-sentence report made by the probation service.

Johnson pleaded guilty at the first court hearing to a charge of downloading one indecent image of a child between March 30, 2009, and June 28, 2018, and pleaded guilty to a second charge of downloading 6,570 indecent images of children between June 30, 2005, and June 28, 2018.

Prosecuting at the first hearing, Mr Vaughan Pritchard-Jones told the Court that the reason for the long dates related to when he owned various computers.

Magistrates at Haverfordwest on Monday (Sept 16) decided to decline jurisdiction and sent the case to be dealt with at Swansea Crown Court on October 4 at 10am. Johnson was released on unconditional bail.

Magistrates made no direction under section 45 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999.

Continue Reading

News

Glebelands Fun Day A Hit

Published

on

A FUN DAY at Glebelands play park in Hakin on Saturday (Sept 14) to garner support to further develop the facility, has been hailed a success.

The prime movers behind the community-led event were two local residents, Richard Nicholas and Wayne Richards.

“As well as trying to raise the profile of the park, the aim of the fun day was to get other local residents involved in setting up a community group to move the project forward,” explained Richard.

“I’m pleased to say there was a lot of interest in forming a group and we also had some great feedback on what play equipment should be installed. There was a clear view that people want the park back to being a safe, clean area where children can play.

Working with Richard and Wayne, to organise the community-led fun day were Pembrokeshire County Council and the Invest Local organisation.

The County Councillor for Hubberston, Viv Stoddart, who attended the event, said: “It was an amazing day – a perfect example of the community coming together to host an afternoon of fun for all the family. There was something for all to enjoy – and enjoy they did, with lots of smiley faces from everyone.

If Saturday’s event is a guide, it was evident there is enthusiasm in the community to transform the play park into an up-to-date facility. I wish them well, and will give all the support I can to see the playground become a truly family fun place for all.”

Continue Reading
News9 hours ago

Police confirm firefighter died in Neyland boat collision

DYFED-POWYS POLICE attended Neyland Marina, Milford Haven following reports of a collision on the waterway at around 11:30am on Tuesday,...

News17 hours ago

Investigation launched after fatal collision between two boats on Milford Haven waterway

POICE have confirmed that a man was killed following a collision between two boats on the waterway. Emergency services were...

News20 hours ago

‘Disagreement with landlord’ means that Haverfordwest Debenhams will close

FORTY FIVE staff will lose their jobs following the announcement that the Haverfordwest branch Debenhams will close on November 10....

News2 days ago

Chairman’s tribute to serving County Councillor who has died

THE CHAIRMAN of Pembrokeshire County Council has paid tribute to serving County Councillor Margot Bateman who has died. Councillor Bateman...

News2 days ago

KFC plans to open two drive thrus in Pembrokeshire by 2020

THERE is good news for KFC fans in Pembrokeshire – the company selected 536 locations where bosses are hoping to...

News2 days ago

Tenby: Police appeal following early hours altercation in Crackwell Lane

TENBY police are investigating a report of an altercation which occurred in Crackwell Lane, Tenby during the early hours of...

News5 days ago

Government removes refinery reference from Yellowhammer document

A DOCUMENT which the UK Government was forced to publish by the House of Commons was redacted to remove a...

News5 days ago

Milford Waterfront’s first parkrun kicks off with success

38 RUNNERS took part in Milford Waterfront’s inaugural parkrun on Saturday 7th September. Parkrun organises free, timed 5km runs for...

News7 days ago

Two arrests after drugs warrants executed in Pembroke and Pembroke Dock

THIS morning (Sept 11), a team of officers executed four warrants under the misuse of drugs act in Pembroke and...

News1 week ago

Ysgol Harri Tudur pupil taken to hospital following accident

A PUPIL from Ysgol Harri Tudur has been taken to hospital by ambulance this morning (Sept 10). The Herald understands...

Popular This Week