August 2008

07 August 2008

Assembly Member Impressed By Innovative Pembrokeshire Recycling Plant

Garden benches made from recycled tyres was just one of the innovative products shown to Preseli Pembrokeshire's Assembly Member on a visit to a family-run county firm.

Paul Davies was given a guided tour of the AJ Recycling plant in Boncath which employs 14 people full time.

The company deals with the orange sacks from the north of the County and also recycles trade waste.

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05 August 2008

AMs "Bitter Disappointment at Post Office Closures"

Preseli Pembrokeshire AM Paul Davies was bitterly disappointed to hear the news of the post office closures. He said: "Labour seems determined to destroy our way of life here in rural Pembrokeshire.

"I am very angry that the consultation was such a short one – most government consultations last 12 weeks. It mustn't be forgotten that it is the Labour government driving this forward and trying to rush these closures through.

"A post office is not just a business because it provides so much more than just stamps, it is an essential public service to everyone in the community particularly to the elderly and vulnerable.

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04 August 2008

Concerns Raised Over Welsh Flag at Beijing Olympics

WELSH Conservatives today voiced concern at claims supporters of Welsh athletes will not be able to wave the Welsh flag at Olympic events.

Shadow Sports Minister Paul Davies AM said:

"This has serious implications for freedom of expression and the rights of supporters and athletes to celebrate their success.

"Welsh medal winning athletes and their supporters have been able to wave the Welsh flag at previous Olympics without the threat of having them confiscated.

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01 August 2008

Haverfordwest Conservatives

Haverfordwest Conservatives counted Preseli Pembrokeshire's four new county councilors and the town mayor amongst their guests when they met for their annual summer garden party last weekend.

Held at Longsdon, near Haverfordwest, by permission of Mervyn Collins, the event raised funds for the local Conservative association.

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Free Match Entry Scheme Welcomed by Shadow Sports Minister

Haverfordwest County Football club's scheme of letting under-16s in to matches for free has been praised by the Welsh Shadow Sports Minister.

Paul Davies, who is also the Assembly Member for Preseli Pembrokeshire, says the scheme is a great way to get more youngsters into sport.

"Haverfordwest County is to be congratulated for running this scheme again this year, it is exactly the sort of thing that can spark a lifelong interest in sport and keeping active," said Mr Davies.

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