Jacob Williams

Carningli

Carew Castle

Amateur dramatics
Tuesday 21st March, 2017

Amateur dramatics

The most entertaining awards ceremony moment, bar none, unfolded last month with the climax of the 89th Academy Awards ceremony. This saw the gong for best pict...


The Ken is mightier than the lord
Sunday 5th March, 2017

The Ken is mightier than the lord

On arrival at County Hall for Thursday’s penultimate county council meeting of the 2012-2017 term, councillors found envelopes waiting in their pigeon hol...


Friday 3rd February, 2017

Trumped-up charges – Part 4

Trumped-up charges – Part 4

In part one I explained how Pembrokeshire County Council’s European manager, Gwyn Evans, lodged a baseless complaint against me. In part two, how PCC’s erstwhile monitoring officer Laurence Harding relentlessly pursued this trumped-up charge in-hou... Read more →


Friday 13th January, 2017

Trumped-up charges – Part 3

Trumped-up charges – Part 3

In part two I went through the ‘grievance report’ into the trumped-up charges which PCC’s ex-monitoring officer, Laurence Harding, told me would be heading to a standards committee ‘panel’ if I didn’t accept his conclusions ... Read more →


Friday 6th January, 2017

Trumped-up charges – Part 2

Trumped-up charges – Part 2

In part one I explained how Pembrokeshire County Council’s ex-monitoring officer, Laurence Harding, was hell-bent on pursuing a baseless complaint against me. Gwyn Evans, the council’s European manager, alleged in December 2013 I had brought the of... Read more →


Friday 30th December, 2016

Trumped-up charges – Part 1

Trumped-up charges – Part 1

With the sort of devious antics I expose in this new series, there’s no wonder the county is awash with cynics without a good word to say about Pembrokeshire County Council and some of its associates. Full of twists and turns, I fear the account that fol... Read more →


The axeman cometh
Tuesday 20th December, 2016

The axeman cometh

A regular reader has got in touch to say Pembrokeshire County Council’s advert for its new ‘head of transformation’ has gone live, which he sp...


Bundled up!
Friday 16th December, 2016

Bundled up!

The most controversial item on the agenda going into last week’s full council meeting was the creation of a new head of transformation. I told the meeting...


Tuesday 6th December, 2016

Disregarding Harding

Disregarding Harding

At around this time of year I imagine most bloggers, like me, look back on their draft posts which, for whatever reason, were never published during the previous twelve months. 2016 is about to go down as the first complete calendar year in Pembrokeshire Count... Read more →


Many questions?
Tuesday 29th November, 2016

Many questions?

Next Thursday’s full council meeting will be the first to feature questions submitted by the public. For those sensing a bit of déjà vu this was the pro...