PRESS RELEASE: New Chairman for Pembrokeshire County Council
The new Chairman of Pembrokeshire County Council is Councillor Pat Davies, who represents Fishguard North West.
Cllr Davies, previously the Authority’s Vice-Chairman, was installed at today’s Annual meeting of Council at County Hall in Haverfordwest.
She succeeds Cllr Mike James, the Elected Member for St Dogmaels.
Councillor David Simpson – who will remain as Council Leader - proposed a vote of thanks to Cllr James.
The new Vice-Chairman of the Council is Councillor Thomas Tudor (Haverfordwest Castle) who expressed his pride at the nomination.
Councillor Simon Hancock will remain as the Authority’s Presiding Member.
Cllr David Simpson, who was elected to Council in 2004, was the sole nomination for Leader.
Cllr Simpson will complete his Cabinet choices over the coming days but he announced that Councillor Paul Miller (Neyland West) will become Deputy Leader of the Council.
The Lord-Lieutenant of Dyfed, Miss Sara Edwards, and the High Sheriff of Dyfed, Mr Rowland Rees-Evans, attended the Annual Meeting as guests.
Easing the pressure on households with free broadband for six months
Ogi – Wales’s home-grown broadband company – has today announced a new broadband and voice deal, which offers its full fibre services free for six months, in a bid to help ease pressures on household bills this winter.
Telling the story of how Pembrokeshire’s food is produced to local school children
Primary school children from across Pembrokeshire have been invited to learn directly from local farmers where their food comes from in the first ever ‘Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society’s Food Story’ event to be held on the County Showground in Haverfordwest next month.
BRING ON THE WAVES : ENTRIES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2022 WORLD ROWING COASTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND BEACH SPRINT FINALS SHARE
The 2022 World Rowing Coastal Championships and World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals get underway next week in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, Great Britain. Coastal Rowing has grown in popularity in recent years and as a result, entries have been coming from all over the world – and feature again a good mix of Olympians and experienced coastal rowers.