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  1. Pembrokeshire residents angry at news of Withybush Hospital to be downgraded

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    The news that Withybush Hospital is to be downgraded at some point with the loss of it’s A & E unit has resulted in anger and concern from thousands of residents.  The Facebook group, Save Withybush with over 16,000 members, is planning rallies and other action.

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/227267358023060

  2. The law in Wales is changing.

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    21 March 2022 is a historic moment for children and their rights in Wales. From this day on, physically punishing children will be illegal in Wales.
    Anyone who physically punishes a child will be breaking the law, risks being arrested or charged with assault and may get a criminal record which is the same for any criminal offence.

    https://gov.wales/ending-physical-punishment-children

  3. The Jemima Rowing Club has received an astounding 13 medals from Welsh Rowing

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    The Jemima Rowing Club has received an astounding 13 medals from Welsh Rowing, 10 Gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze. As if that wasn’t enough the legendary Val Coleman set a new world record on the Concept2 Indoor Rower and a team consisting of Sam Benny, Rachel & Martha set a new Small Team world record by rowing for 24 hours in aid of Ukraine.

  4. Winner of Regional Tourism Award celebrate in style!

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    Well done to Fishguard Bay Welcome and the Fishguard Friendly Faces.
    They are the South West Wales Regional Winners of the National Tourism Award in the Best Destination Category.
    The twin towns are very, very proud of you.
    Looks like they enjoyed their well deserved reception at the Celtic Manor on Thursday 8th March 2018 and don’t they all look fabulous.
    Well done from the Town Council of Fishguard and Goodwick.

  5. Tourism Award Finalists

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    The Fishguard Bay Welcome team are finalists in the Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards in the Welcome Team catergory. The awards will take place Saturday 21st April 2018 at The Pavilion, Withybush Showground, Haverfordwest.

    Worthy finalists and recognition of the wonderful job done by the Fishguard Friendly Faces team.

  6. Fishguard and Goodwick Surgeries to Almalgamate

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    Goodwick residents have today started to receive letters informing them that Goodwick surgery will amalgamate with Fishguard, making one surgery in Fishguard, later this year. Patients registered with Goodwick will automatically have their registration moved at the time so have no need to do anything. There are plans to extensively refurbishment the Fishguard surgery to enable it to cope with the extra patients. Staff currently working at the Goodwick surgery, which will close after the amalgamation, have the option to move to the Fishguard surgery.

    To read the letter in full click here.

  7. Good Fish Community Action Group

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    Cliff Benson from the Seatrust hosted a meeting in the Ocean Lab last night (29/1/18) with the aim of setting up a community action group. The main purpose of the group is to maximise the harbour fronts of both Goodwick and Fishguard for the benefit of our community and businesses. The meeting was well attended with over 30 people there. There was a huge amount of enthusiasm and many inspiring ideas. One of the most urgent matters is to obtain the lease from Pembrokeshire County Council for the Ocean Lab itself. This is currently held by Conygar but that expires at the end of March. Mr Benson is due to hold a meeting with Goodwicks’ county councillor next week.

    If you could not attend the meeting but are interested in helping you can email Mr Benson at:
    seatrustwales .org.uk or go to the Seatrust Facebook page at Seatrust

  8. Marina development comes to an end

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    Conygar has been informed by Stena that they do not wish to have any further involvement in the proposed marina development and do not wish to proceed with the reclamation works of the harbour. Stena’s withdrawal means that the project cannot proceed.

    Further details:  Western Telegraph article

  9. An anti-plastic revolution?

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    More and more people are beginning to protest about the increasing tide of plastic and unnecessary (and unwanted) excess packaging in supermarkets. There is more and more awareness of the devastating impact plastic has on our oceans and wildlife. Take a look at these two new Facebook groups who are trying do do something to stem this flow of plastic:

    Plastic Ocean F&G
    Their information states:
    “This group has been created to help promote plastic awareness in Fishguard & Goodwick, Pembrokeshire. Please share any info, articles etc to help make people more aware of plastic in our oceans.”

    Click here to visit their page

    Unpack and Give it Back
    Their information reads:
    “A page to promote the launch of ‘Unpack and Give it Back’ on 25th January . Lots of people doing it on one day will have more impact.”

    Click here to visit their page

  10. Remote Choir Project

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    A wonderful project to help the lonely and isolated through the power of song.

    For more details click here

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