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Pembs CBD UK’s first high street store partnered with medical cannabis clinic

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THE PEMBROKESHIRE CBD CENTRE has become the first high street CBD company in the country to be in partnership with Sapphire Clinic the leading medical cannabis clinic in the UK.

Cannabis can be legally prescribed in the UK to people who suffer from a range of painful and debilitating conditions – including anxiety, chronic pain, PTSD, and fibromyalgia. Having recently gone through the FSA’s novel food process, Pembrokeshire CBD Centre and Infinity CBD are among the few businesses on the UK market with fully compliant CBD products.

Thanks to its new partnership with http://sapphireclinics.com”Sapphire Clinics Medical Cannabis, Pembrokeshire CBD Centre is the first CBD dispensary in the UK where members of the public can walk in off the high street to talk about accessing medical cannabis in an official capacity, to arrange a an appointment with a medical cannabis clinic.

Rowan Bailey, Director and Product Developer at Pembrokeshire CBD/ Infinity CBD, said, “To have achieved this partnership from such a small start four years ago is incredibly humbling for us, and proves that our ethos of taking things slow and steady with a focus on compliance, quality and customer care has paid dividends in this ever evolving and competitive market.

“For a small shop in the heart of Pembrokeshire to be the first official high street partner with Sapphire is a massive achievement not only for us as a business, but ultimately for the community of customers who come to us for their needs. We can now work with them to access their first medical cannabis consultation, as well as provide ongoing support with clarifying the legislation, accessing over the counter CBD to complement their prescription, and supply the necessary equipment and materials they need to maintain their medical cannabis devices.”

“We owe our success to our customers who have supported us from day one, as well as our families who have stood by us taking these leaps and working through the difficult past couple of years with Covid. We look forward to seeing how this industry continues to unfold and this partnership develops.”

The award-winning Infinity CBD range includes skincare items, chocolates, and oil drops. All products are formulated using high-quality, traceable ingredients in labs powered by carbon neutral energy.

For more information, visit http://www.pembrokeshirecbd.co.uk or http://www.infinity-cbd.co.uk”www.infinity-cbd.co.uk.

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Opened in 2018, Pembrokeshire CBD Centre is committed to enabling access and education around CBD products in the UK. It offers legally compliant and safe products through its brand, Infinity CBD, entirely made in Wales. The range of products include skincare, oil drops, massage therapy, balms, edibles, tablets, and more. Each product is developed by experts and daily users of CBD to ensure that only the best, most effective products are brought to market – whilst maintaining a cost effective CBD solution that doesn’t compromise on quality.

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Welsh Freeport competition heats up with Senedd vote

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ON WEDNESDAY, the Senedd will hold a debate regarding freeports as the competition for UK and Welsh Government funding nears its conclusion.

Currently, three bids are in from across Wales for a chance to benefit from £26 million of direct UK Government funding, as well as reduced taxes for businesses in the freeport area. A Welsh freeport could see up to 16,000 jobs created and further investment or the local area into the billions.

Speaking ahead of the debate, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for the Economy, Paul Davies MS said:

“Benefits of a freeport cannot be understated, bringing much needed jobs and investment into some of the most deprived areas of Wales.

“The UK Government put the challenge to Wales to submit exceptional bids, and Wales has delivered.

“All three bids would help to transform their local communities in different ways. It’s essential that the UK and Welsh Governments work together to deliver that second freeport for Wales, maximising the opportunities that these bids have to offer.”

The three Welsh Freeport bids are:

  • The Celtic Freeport (covering Pembrokeshire to Neath) which has estimated that it would create over 16,000 new jobs and up to £5.5 billion in new investment.
  • The Anglesey Freeport would support up to a £1 billion contribution to UK GDP by 2030, while also creating up to 13,000 new, high salary jobs in Ynys Môn.
  • The Newport Freeport (including Cardiff Airport) is aiming to increase non-passenger revenues to 50%, ending their reliance of passenger generated income.

The UK Government stated that “if a truly exceptional proposal were presented at the bidding stage” than a second freeport would be funded.

The Welsh Conservative debate reads:

To propose that the Senedd:

1. Recognises the opportunities for freeports to energise the Welsh economy, create high quality jobs, promote regeneration and investment.

2. Notes that three bids from Wales have been submitted for consideration by the UK and Welsh Governments.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to work with the UK Government to deliver two freeports in Wales, recognising the truly exceptional proposals submitted and the transformational benefits they can deliver for the Welsh economy.

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Site visit for National Park planners considering caravan park improvements

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NATIONAL PARK planners, expected to allow officers to approve an application to relocate caravans in a caravan park, will instead attend a site visit there.

Huw Pendleton, of Celtic Holiday Parks, had applied for a change of use of land for the siting of nine relocated static caravans and associated infrastructure improvements at Meadow House Holiday Park, Summerhill.

The application, before the February meeting of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park’s Development Management Committee, had been recommended for delegated approval by officers if a string of conditions were met.

Delegated approval for the application at the 200-pitch site bordering the national park was mooted despite Amroth Community Council objecting to the application; recommending refusal.

A report for planners said 47 static pitches were previously permitted under a change from 55 touring pitches; nine of these static pitches now being proposed for relocation to an area of land within the holiday park.

It stated the overall number of pitches within the site is not proposed to be increased.

Correspondence had been received which raises concerns on the privacy impact from the proposed static caravans on existing residential properties, as well as the potential for noise and disturbance from occupiers of the site.

It was recommended for delegated approval with a string of conditions including the completion of a Section 106 agreement.

At the February 2 meeting, concerns were raised by neighbour Dorian Evans on amenity grounds, and by local county councillor Alec Cormack, who asked for deferment pending a site visit, saying there would be a “significant impact” on neighbouring properties, which was disputed by agent Gerald Blain.

Following a proposal by Councillor Simon Hancock, members agreed to attend a site visit.

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Successful forum held in Pembrokeshire for local landlords

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A NEW scheme enabling local private sector landlords to lease their property to the County Council in return for a guaranteed monthly rental income (Leasing Scheme Wales) has been launched at a Pembrokeshire Landlords Forum.

Held at County Hall in Haverfordwest last week, the successful Forum was attended by more than a hundred landlords.

As well as the launch of Leasing Scheme Wales, the Forum included presentations on the new housing act Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016, fire safety in the private rented sector and eight key points for landlords.

The speakers were Fiona Brown, Private Rented Sector Liaison Officer for Pembrokeshire County Council, Gillian Owens from the National Residential Landlords Association, Stuart Macdonald from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, and Julian Ings from Rent Smart Wales.

Cabinet Member for Housing Operations and Regulatory Services, Cllr Michelle Bateman, said it has been a very worthwhile evening.

“We were so pleased to see the level of attendance from landlords in Pembrokeshire,” she said. “There was a lot of interest in the presentations, particularly in the new renting homes act, plenty of questions and good feedback.”

Organised by the County Council’s housing team, the Forum will be a regular fixture with another one planned for the summer – date to be confirmed.

Cllr Bateman said they were also very pleased with the interest shown in Leasing Scheme Wales (LSW). The scheme enables local private sector landlords to lease their property to Pembrokeshire County Council for between five and 20 years, in return for a guaranteed monthly rental income and full property management service. LSW is funded by Welsh Government and managed by Pembrokeshire County Council.

“This scheme will help more Pembrokeshire people to live independently in safe and affordable properties,” said Cllr Bateman.
“Landlords will not have to worry about the condition of their properties after a tenancy as we will be responsible for the maintenance of the property and will return it to the landlord in the same condition as it was before the tenancy started. We will also be responsible for all the void work – the work done on properties in between tenancies.”

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