Bryn accepts a £50k reduction in his pay-off


As the dust settles on the chief executive’s protracted departure, many questions remain.One is how the package Bryn Parry-Jones eventually fled the authority for was different to the one which 29 councillors pushed through the council chamber on October 16, yet it involved no further intervention from councillors.… Read More

Badger sings the blues


AS BADGER writes this week’s column, readers, he is able to say – like countless blues singers before him – “I woke up this morning…” Unlike the poor troubadours of the Mississippi Delta, and up to the point he has written these words, nobody done left him and he has not had to pay a visit to the crossroads to sell his soul in the style of Robert Johnson – or Noelle Gordon, for that matter.… Read More

Cuts planned for A&E


A leaked document has revealed 24 hour A&E services are to be cut at Withybush General Hospital and replaced with a 12-hour service.A report prepared by Dr Iain Roberston-Steele has been revealed on-line on the SWAT website.The letter states: “It is no longer possible to sustain a traditional 24/7 A&E service at Withybush General Hospital based on middle grade locums and locum consultants”.… Read More

Truth to tell

old grumpy

Friday November 21’s “Question Time” organised by Haverfordwest Civic Society in St Mary’s Church led to some robust, though mostly good-natured,
exchanges.… Read More

FIA Rallyc ross Report


After claiming the Global Rallycross Championship last year, there was to be no title for Toomas ‘Topi’ Heikkinen this year.However, he did the
next best thing and sealed the runner-up spot in the inaugural FIA World Rallycross Championship.… Read More