Call for change in law as convicted rapist Dai Boswell continues to be paid by council

CALLS for a change in law have been made after convicted rapist and former mayor of Pembroke, Dai Boswell, remains a councillor following his 18 year prison sentence. This means he is currently still being paid for his position. While there is an automatic disqualification for local councilors charged with prison sentences longer than 3 months, that disqualification does not take place immediately after being sentenced.

In a statement, Pembrokeshire County Council said: "Unless the...

Pembrokeshire residents urged to have their say at Health Board consultation

RESIDENTS in Pembroke Dock and the surrounding area are being invited to a public drop-in event to discuss our proposals to fundamentally change the way we provide healthcare services for current and future generations.

The event will be held between 2pm-7pm at Pater Hall, Pembroke Dock SA72 6DD on Thursday 7 June 2018.  This is your opportunity to tell us what you think about our proposals or to give us new ideas.

Hywel Dda University Health Board has formally...

Planning application lodged for SkyDome at Bluestone

BLUESTONE National Park Resort has submitted a planning application for its groundbreaking ‘SkyDome’ project.

If Pembrokeshire Council approves the plans, the undercover facility is expected to inject millions of pounds into the local economy.

The £7million development will see a transparent canopy arched over a massive 7000 sqm area and will include a range of new activities, as well as a 600-seat amphitheatre.

It is hoped the project, which will harness the skills of...