Connect with us
Advertisement
Advertisement

News

Haverfordwest: Man detained under Mental Health Act on bypass bridge

Published

on

POLICE assisted a man who was sat on the road bridge above Freeman’s way in Haverfordwest on Sunday night (May 19).

He was taken to hospital, as he was believed to be suffering from mental health problems.

A spokesman for Dyfed-Powys Police told The Herald: “We received a report concerning the welfare of a man, who was sitting on the bridge above Freeman’s Way, Haverfordwest, at around 10.40pm on Sunday.

“The man was detained under the mental health act a short time later and taken to hospital.“He was not injured. Freeman’s Way was closed for around 10 minutes.”

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

News

St Florence: Fire fighters tackle blaze at 20-room hotel

Published

on

A FIRE has been reported to have occurred at a busy hotel in Pembrokeshire earlier this afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the scene at around midday with reports of their being a fire at the Greenhills Hotel, St Florence, Tenby

The incident at the 20-bedroomed property was attended by firefighters from Tenby, Pembroke Dock, Haverfordwest and Swansea.

A spokeswoman for the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said early this afternoon that the incident is still ongoing and the area surrounding the hotel has been cordoned off to all public members.

Continue Reading
News4 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...

News7 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....

News1 day 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...

News4 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...

News4 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...

News6 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...

News1 week ago

Fishguard RNLI respond to early morning mayday call

FISHGUARD RNLI volunteers were today (Monday 9 September) called out in the early hours to launch the all-weather lifeboat in...

Popular This Week