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West Wales unite in support of Corbyn



Jeremy-Corbyn-597736SWANSEA will be hosting a rally in support of Jeremy Corbyn​,​ Leader of the Labour Party​,​ tonight (Jul 4) in the vicinity of the main Guild Hall steps of Swansea’s City Hall.

The rally will begin at 6.30pm with members of the Labour Party attending the event. However, everyone is welcome to attend. Supporters of Corbyn are urged to attend the event in order to prove just how many people support him within the West Wales area.

Initial plans of hosting a march have been cancelled as the number of participants has grown enormously overnight and a licence would be necessary.

The rally, supported by Swansea Unison, aims to bring awareness and support to Jeremy Corbyn and his recent work within the party. This comes after recent pressures have arisen for him to resign as leader of the opposition, whilst many believe he should remain.

Tonight,​ hundreds of Welsh people will gather in Swansea to ensure that Jeremy Corbyn is aware that he has the support and confidence of those who attend the evening’s proceedings.

Since Jeremy Corbyn put his name forward as a potential leader, hundreds of thousands of people have joined the Labour Party. Jeremy’s honest and straight-talking politics have captured the public’s imagination.

As part of a national rally occurring across the United Kingdom tonight (Jul 4), Swansea will be hosting just one of many events supporting the leader of the Labour Party.

There will also be a ticketed event occurring after the rally, with a line-up of musicians, poets and comedians who show support for Jeremy Corbyn attending. The unique show​,​ compered by PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka,​ will host a full line-up of big names, including Rufus Hound, Josie Long, Francesca Martinez, Boothby Graffoe, Attila the Stockbroker, Angela Barnes, Grace Petrie and Clare Ferguson-Walker, with more names to be announced.

The event will be held within Swansea’s Brangwyn Hall​,​ with tickets to the night’s proceedings available for purchase for £10 ​online at:

This is a fantastic opportunity to show support for Jeremy Corbyn whilst having a great night.

The Herald spoke to an enthusiastic member of the rally, Henry Willatts​,​ who said: “I’m attending the rally in support of Jeremy Corbyn because I want to show my support for the man that, I believe, is the one true hope for the people of the UK to have a socially and economically progressive government.

“The PLP and the right wing media, including the BBC, are carrying out an anti-democratic smear campaign on the man and his cabinet in order to destabilise their chances of victory in the next General Election.

“The other parties and the PLP are corrupt, in my opinion, and offer no hope for the people of this country. I believe it is for us, the people of this country, to stand up and be counted and fight for a better world. If we don’t, we have no grounds to complain as our freedoms are systematically removed from us and corporate interests control the policies that shape our world.”

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Appeal after woman sexually assaulted on cycle path near Haverfordwest



POLICE officers in Haverfordwest are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted at approximately 4.30pm on Sunday (May 16).

The woman was walking along the cycle path between Haverfordwest and Tiers Cross when she was approached by a man who threatened and assaulted her, before walking away towards Haverfordwest town.

The male is described as a white male, between 5ft 4 and 5ft 11 tall , normal build with a welsh accent. He has short dark hair, a beard and a moustache, brown eyes, and wearing light blue jeans, navy/dark blue jersey with grey sleeves. Anyone who saw a man matching this description in the area between 3.30pm and 5pm in the afternoon.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in police custody.

The cycle path is currently closed while the investigation continues.

Detective Superintendent Jayne Butler, who is leading the investigation, said “Incidents of this nature are extremely rare in the Dyfed-Powys area. The public may see an increased presence of police officers in the coming days as police investigate the incident. Anyone with concerns or information that could help our enquiries can speak to those officers or contact police. While a man was quickly arrested we would still like to speak to anyone who saw a man matching the above description in the area yesterday afternoon.”

Anyone with information which could help the investigation is asked to contact police. This can be done online at, by emailing, or by calling 101. If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired, text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908.

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Pembrokeshire County Council Cabinet endorses STEP Fusion application



PEMBROKESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL’S Cabinet have today endorsed proposals from Cllr Paul Miller (Cabinet Member for Economic Development) to further progress the nomination of a Pembrokeshire site to host a Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP) fusion power station in the county.

Working with the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), the proposed site is adjacent to the existing energy facilities on the South Shore of the Haven waterway.

If approved, the facility will initially host research with the ultimate aim of developing this technology which could offer a virtually limitless source of clean electricity by copying the processes that power the sun.

Cllr Paul Miller, Cabinet Member for Economic Development said: “I am pleased my Cabinet colleagues endorsed this important programme of work. The Haven Waterway has provided livelihoods, underpinned by fossil fuels, for thousands of Pembrokeshire families, mine included, for more than 50 years. It’s my job to help ensure the waterway continues to provide high skilled, engineering, science and technology jobs for the next generation of this county – and so linked to our focus on climate change (and in addition to our existing multi-million pound commitments to supporting wind, wave and tidal clean power generation) my team have been exploring whether we can also support the development of clean, green fusion technology.

“It’s very early days in the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s site selection process but we’ll provide regular updates as things progress.”

•       STEP is an ambitious programme to design and build a prototype fusion power plant;
•       It is a UKAEA programme, currently with £222m funding from the UK Government to produce a concept design by 2024:

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Re-opening of indoor hospitality and attractions at Milford Waterfront



RESTAURANTS and indoor visitor attractions in Milford Waterfront are welcoming the return of indoor services from today.

The re-opening of indoor dining allows all restaurants at Milford Waterfront to seat customers indoors. As well as all restaurants on the Waterfront now being able to offer this service, the brand-new Foam Domes overlooking the Milford Haven Waterway are able to open, with bookings being taken from the 19th May.

Indoor visitor attractions are also allowed to re-open. This includes the Waterfront Gallery, which is open today and Phoenix Bowl & Pirate Pete’s Adventure Play which is making preparations to open from Wednesday 19th May. Also, Milford Museum, which has had a new rendered exterior finish, is preparing to open for the end of May.

Lucy Wonnacott, Marketing Manager for Milford Waterfront commented: “We are delighted to see the re-opening of indoor hospitality and visitor attractions here at Milford Waterfront. Each business has their own safety and social distancing measures in place and we kindly ask that you respect and adhere to these for your own safety, and that of others. We hope you enjoy your visit to Milford Waterfront and stay safe!”

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