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Sunday 6th September, 2020

Trouble at the top

Trouble at the top

The revelation that Pembrokeshire County Council’s chief executive, Ian Westley, is leaving the authority caused great surprise this week. I’ve been asked many questions on this bombshell over the past few days – correspondence including thre... Read more →


Lockdown life
Tuesday 31st March, 2020

Lockdown life

As we all try our best to get used to lockdown life, there are no end of news stories doing the rounds, and for many, no end of spare time in which to read them...


Gatecrashing Farmer Glyn’s gig
Saturday 29th February, 2020

Gatecrashing Farmer Glyn’s gig

Among the chairman’s announcements at Thursday’s full meeting of Pembrokeshire County Council, Cllr. Simon Hancock paid tribute to Folly Farm’...


Grants probe postponed
Thursday 30th January, 2020

Grants probe postponed

Several people have been asking me what’s happening with Pembrokeshire County Council’s audit committee’s grants probe. This is the one that&#...


Tuesday 31st December, 2019

Hits of the decade

Hits of the decade

As we come to the close of yet another year and indeed this century’s second decade, I thought it was opportune to look back over some of this blog’s most popular hits. Started in June 2012 – the month after I was first elected to Pembrokeshi... Read more →


Saturday 30th November, 2019

One for the road

One for the road

There were nine candidates in the Hundleton by-election earlier this month, but it wasn’t the victor’s vote tally everyone was talking about. Pembroke pub landlord Jonathan Nutting, who had already served as a Pembrokeshire county councillor nearby... Read more →


Hundleton by-election
Sunday 13th October, 2019

Hundleton by-election

If you think you’ve spotted some familiar names among the ten nominations submitted to contest next month’s Hundleton by-election, you’re not ...


Pearls before swine
Monday 30th September, 2019

Pearls before swine

Readers will recall my recent tip that Monkton councillor Pearl Llewellyn was changing her political affiliation again – this time joining PCC’s Lab...


Lost in the reshuffle
Friday 30th August, 2019

Lost in the reshuffle

August was a typically quiet month for County Hall developments until Tuesday’s announcement that the council’s leader, David Simpson, is appointing...



CPS DECIDES NO CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS TO BE TAKEN INTO ALLEGATIONS OF PEMBROKE DOCK PROPERTY RESTORATION GRANT SCHEME FRAUD • ‘INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE’ TO SUPPORT FRAUD PROSECUTIONS • GRANT FRAUD ALLEGATIONS DOSSIER WAS HANDED TO POLICE IN 2014 ... Read more →