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Litter pick well supported

The first community litter pick of the year took place on Saturday 9th April. It was great to see so many people in attendance to help to tidy up litter within the community.

A trio of 18th Birthdays

Happy Birthday to Mathew Dixon, Will Lewis and Robbie Davies who have all recently celebrated turning 18 years old. Congratulations!

Notice of Elections

Pembrokeshire County Council has issued notices of elections for both County Councillors and Community Councillors.

Nomination papers should either be delivered by hand to the Returning Officer at County Hall, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire,SA61 1TP between the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm on any working day after the date of this notice, but no later than 4.00pm on Tuesday 5th April 2022.

The full notice details are shown below.

Community Calendar 2022

The bi-lingual Hayscastle Community calendars 2022 are now on sale, priced at £4.50 each. Why not think of a friend or relative and give a calendar as a Christmas gift.

Calendars can be purchased from the following locations: Cross Inn (Hayscastle), Letterston Village Store or directly from Mrs Sarah Lewis – contact 01348 840410.

The calendars have been created using the winning photos from the Hayscastle Photographic competition 2021. Winners and their respective winning month are as follows :

January / Ionawr – Owain Lewis February / Chwefror. – Fiona Bousie March / Mawrth – Geraint Evans April / Ebrill – Jayne Evans May / Mai – John Williams June / Mehefin – Caryl Evans July / Gorffennaf – Helen Roberts August / Awst – Clive Hampton September / Medi – Fiona Bousie October / Hydref – Nia Lewis November / Tachwedd – Fiona Bousie December / Rhagfyr – Ros Evans

Huge congratulations to you all and also a very well done to everyone who entered the competition. Our judges were immensely impressed with the high standard of entries, which made the judging quite a difficult task! Finally, many thanks to our judges, Canon Michael & Ruth Rowlands and our Cllr Michelle Bateman for bringing such warmth and enjoyment to the judging tent. Our photographic competition 2022 will soon be published, watch this page for updates.

Mini Christmas Fayre gets the community in the festive spirit

A number of local craft sellers rallied together to hold a mini Christmas Fayre at the Community Centre on Sunday 5th December. There were 5 stalls plus a raffle and refreshments. Thank you to everyone who supported the event. Proceeds from the raffle have been donated to the DPJ Foundation. Here are some photos of the event.

Photographic Competition 2022!

Our 2nd Hayscastle Photographic Competition is now open. The theme is ‘A Celebration of Agriculture in Pembrokeshire’.

This year the competition is open to all current and past residents and for the first time, to all village group members.

Please follow the competition rules for guidance.

The competition will close on Saturday 28th May 2022. All photographs will be viewed by a panel of judges and 12 photographs will be chosen for inclusion in our Hayscastle Calendar 2023. Best of luck everyone. Pob lwc pawb.

We need your help!

The perfect opportunity to meet new friends, connect with the community and make a real difference in our village.

Ruby Wedding Anniversary and 18th Birthdays

Congratulations to Martin and Marilyn Griffiths you recently celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary.

Also, there were parties in the village to celebrate the coming of age of Tomos Reynolds and Charlie Rowe who turned 18 at the beginning over October.

Marriages, birthdays and 5k runs!

It has been a busy few months in Hayscastle with no fewer that 3 weddings! Congratulations to the happy couples:

Mr and Mrs Griffiths (Steven and Daisy)

Mr and Mrs Jenkins (Aled and Ceri)

Mr and Mrs Phillips (Josh and Zoe)

There was also a significant Birthday with Mrs Rhian Phillips celebrating her 80th birthday.

Also, a huge well done to Nia Lewis who has completed a 5k A Day Challenge by walking & jogging a total of 165km and raised £160 for the World Wildlife Fund to help with their efforts to protect our planet from climate change.