Local News

Pembrokeshire County Show

All of this week I am at the Pembrokeshire County Show; a shop window into the very best of local produce, businesses and charities.

Fishguard Show

I spent an enjoyable morning visiting the Fishguard Show on Friday 3rd August.  This historic show, now in its 161st year, is a highlight of the agricultural calendar in North Pembrokeshire. It is always good to see so many Pembrokeshire charities and small businesses there showcasing what they d

GP services to remain in Neyland

The proposal announced by the Health Board to keep St Clements surgery in Neyland is a very positive move and they deserve credit for working out a common sense solution for the surgery.  The proposed closure was the number one issue of concern to residents at my public meeting in Neyland recentl

PM awards outstanding Welsh mental health volunteer

A LOCAL mental health campaigner has been recognised for her good work by the Prime Minister.

Emma Picton-Jones received her Points of Light award from Stephen Crabb MP on behalf of the Prime Minister for promoting mental wellbeing in rural communities.

Withybush Hospital consultation response

Many constituents have contacted me regarding the Hywel Dda University Health Board consultation on the future of Withybush hospital.  The removal of A&E from Withybush, which is a feature of all three of their options, is just not acceptable and in light of the level of opposition I believe

Armed Forces Day 2018

This Saturday 30th June is Armed Forces Day - a chance to show our support for those who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.

Summer Reading Challenge 2018

I am supporting this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, which is encouraging primary schoolchildren in Pembrokeshire and across the UK to take part in borrowing, reading and talking about their favourite books from their local library.

Unemployment falls again in Pembrokeshire

Official figures from the Office of National Statistics and the Department for Work and Pensions has shown that the number of people claiming benefits has fallen again in Preseli Pembrokeshire.