Fight not over for eco house


A COUPLE’s fight to keep their eco-house is set to continue after members decided that they would need to visit the site. Charlie Hague and Megan Williams built their own form of sustainable development but did not submit a planning application. An application was submitted soon after the council issued the couple with a demolition notice. The couple received support from the local member, Cllr Keith Lewis, and the proposal for a site visit was accepted. The site visit will take place on July 18.Read More

Cannabis garderner admits offences


INFORMATION discovered when police raided a cannabis factory in Pembroke Dock led police to another one in Monkton, a court heard today.… Read More

Listen to us or ‘kids will die’


THE SAVE WITHYBUSHT ACTION  TEAM (SWAT) descended on Cardiff in full force this week in the continued campaign to save our fantastic local hospital. 

Ten coaches and over a 1000 people arrived at the Senedd in our capital city on a gloriously sun drenched summer’s day. The desperate fight to keep essential services and funding at Withybush Hospital has been further accentuated after figures last week from The Nuffield Trust predicted demand on the NHS will outstrip the money it receives by 2025, and that the NHS in Wales is facing a £2.5bn funding gap over the next 10 years.… Read More

£7.5m renal unit used as meeting room


THE PEMBROKESHIRE HERALD can reveal this week that serious concerns have been raised at flagship projects at Withybush Hospital. 

The newly built Renal unit, funded by a £7.5m grant and scheduled to open earlier this year, is currently being used as a conference centre. A spokesperson for the Local Health Board, which built the unit under a commission from The Welsh Renal Network, told the Herald: “The new renal unit is a major investment at Withybush Hospital and contains all the latest technology expected in a modern renal dialysis unit.… Read More

Residents speak out against wind farm


RESIDENTS OF the village of Angle are incensed about plans for the erection of five wind turbines on land owned by their local County Councillor. 

Councillor John-Allen Mirehouse, who owns extensive land at Angle, and Rhoscrowther Wind Farm Ltd have submitted a planning application for the erection of five large wind turbines on land owned by the IPPG councillor. Opposing these plans, local residents John and Mavis Price said in a joint statement: “These structures would be absolutely immense.… Read More