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Scamp’s Special Day

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SCAMP, an 8-year-old Springer Spaniel, has been a tobacco and cash detection dog for over six years and has helped Police, Trading Standards and Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs to recover over £8 million pounds-worth of illegal tobacco and over £4 million in cash, connected to serious and organised crime. As recognition of Scamp’s outstanding work, he has been awarded a Special Commendation for Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement. An award ceremony to praise local specialist search dog Scamp was attended by local Assembly Member Paul Davies.

Mr Davies commented: “I was delighted to attend such an important award ceremony, rightly celebrating Scamp’s outstanding work with law enforcement agencies across the country. Scamp is doing an important job in tackling serious and organised crime and I understand that he’s already seized £8 million pounds-worth of illegal tobacco and over £4 million in cash – which is no small feat.”

He added: “This is also a testament to the team at B.W.Y. Canine which does a wonderful job in providing and training detention dogs. Thanks to their hard work and diligence, Scamp is able to do his job to the highest standard and help keep our streets as safe as possible.”

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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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