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Man jailed for intent to deal heroin and crack cocaine

A man has been sentenced to four years in prison for possession with intent to supply drugs - namely heroin and crack cocaine.

Ivan Lesley Hoadley was caught twice with drugs. Credit: Dyfed Powys Police

Ivan Lesley Hoadley, aged 37, of Larch Road, Milford Haven, was arrested at Milford Haven Train Station in May for being found in possession of heroin and four rocks of crack cocaine.

While on police bail he was arrested again and once more was found to have heroin and crack cocaine on him.

He was sentenced at Swansea Crown Court.


100 new jobs set to be created in Pembrokeshire

A Pembrokeshire company is expanding its operation which it is forecasting will lead to 100 new jobs.

Main Port Engineering provides an engineering service to the petro chemical, food processing, water treatment, manufacturing and power generation industries.

It is investing £1.6m in new purpose built premises in the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone at Cleddau Reach

The move is being supported by the Welsh Government.

Boy in hospital after being hit by car in Milford Haven

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A boy has been taken to hospital after being involved in a collision with a car in Milford Haven.

Police were called to Great North Road just after 4pm where paramedics were also at the scene.

The boy was taken to Morriston Hospital via police helicopter. His condition is currently unclear.

Police say there will be traffic diversions in place from Steynton for a period of time.


£70m plan for Milford Dock given green light

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Milford Haven Port Authority says a £70m plan to develop Milford Dock has been granted outline planning permission.

It says the development will feature a wide range of new attractions for visitors and local residents , as well as creating new opportunities for the local fishing industry.

Now that Outline Planning has been approved we can move forward with marketing this exciting development opportunity which will create up to 600 new jobs and generate an estimated £45 million of extra spend in the town. We are already talking to a number of development agents who are interested in working with us. They will carry out extensive market testing and it is at this stage that detailed plans will begin to define and shape the specific parts of the development

– Jeff Teague, Estates Director

Police appeal to help find missing teenager

Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of teenager, Chelsea Burgess, who is missing from the Milford Haven area.

The 16-year-old was reported missing yesterday afternoon.

Chelsea went missing yesterday afternoon Credit: Dyfed Powys Police

She is described as 5’1” tall, slim build, with shoulder length blonde hair and was wearing a black hoody, black vest top, light blue jeans and tan colour boots.

Police are concerned for her wellbeing and officers are appealing to anyone who has seen Chelsea or who knows of her whereabouts to contact Dyfed Powys Police by calling 101.

£3.5m to boost employment following Murco deal collapse

Two funds worth a combined £3.5m will open later this month to try to boost employment opportunities in Pembrokeshire following the collapse of the Murco oil refinery deal last month.

A deal to buy the Murco site had been agreed, but collapsed at the eleventh hour last month, costing hundreds of jobs.

The collapse of the sale of the Murco oil refinery was a bitter blow for the whole of Pembrokeshire and our priority now is safeguarding as many jobs as possible in the area. These two funds will go a considerable way towards achieving this by supporting businesses and individuals in the area.

– Edwina Hart, Economy Minister

Recruitment drive held for Murco refinery workers

American company Klesch Refinery Ltd had agreed a deal to buy the Murco site back in July. Credit: ITV News

A recruitment drive is being held in Milford Haven today after an announcement earlier this month that the Murco refinery was to close.

More than three hundred jobs are to be shed at the site after a deal to take it over collapsed.

The company behind the recruitment drive, petrochemical company Ineos, is hoping to fill vacancies at its site in Scotland.

The site in Milford Haven is due to be closed and used as a storage and distribution facility.

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