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Search taking place for missing ferry crewman

A major search is taking place off the Pembrokeshire coast this evening after fears a ferry crew member went overboard.

A search operation is taking place around St Ann's Head. Credit: Google

Colleagues noticed the man was missing after the Irish Ferries service from Rosslare came into Pembroke Dock.

The Coastguard Rescue Helicopter and RNLI lifeboats are searching a large area of St Ann's Head.

Teenager found dead near school had 'heart of gold'

Police have named a teenager who tragically died in Pembroke on Monday, 16th May, as 15 year old Luke Barzewicz-Dower.

15 year old Luke Barzewicz-Dower was found near his school in Pembroke. Credit: Dyfed Powys Police / Family photo

Luke's family have paid tribute to him saying he had "a heart of gold" and was a much loved son, grandson and brother.

Luke had a heart of gold and will be much missed by everyone who loved him. We request privacy for our family at this sad time.”

– Family of Luke Barzewicz-Dower

Pembroke School pays tribute to 'polite and intelligent' pupil who died on Monday

The headteacher of Pembroke School has paid tribute to the 15-year-old boy who died on land near the school on Monday.

He was a well-regarded student who had many close friends.

He had a gentle character, polite and respectful, and was intelligent and articulate with the potential to achieve well. We will miss him very much.

Our sincere condolences go out to his friends and family. He is very much in our thoughts.

We have experienced support workers and counsellors available to talk to those who are most troubled, and we are very grateful for the support of the police, local authority and local churches in providing assistance.

– Frank Ciccotti, headteacher

Mr Ciccotti said the school would hold a series of special assemblies for pupils and staff.


Police investigate death of 15-year old boy near Pembroke School

Dyfed Powys Police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old boy on Monday near Pembroke School.

School Community Police Officers are working with the school to ensure the wellbeing of the rest of the pupils, a spokesperson said.

The boy's next of kin have been informed.

No further details have been given.

Two people rescued after cliff fall in Pembrokeshire

One person has been airlifted to hospital after falling from a cliff in Pembrokeshire.

Two people fell from the cliff, locally known as Huntsman's Leap, near Pembroke Dock.

Two people fell from the cliff in Pembrokeshire Credit: Google Maps

One person suffered minor injuries, while the other was taken to Morriston hospital in Swansea by coastguard rescue helicopter with suspected spine injuries.

"Active search" for missing fisherman ends

A full scale search for a fisherman missing since his boat sank off the coast of Pembrokeshire last week has ended, coastguards have confirmed.

Daniel Willington has been missing since his boat sank on Friday Credit: Wales News Service

32-year-old Daniel Willington from Carew was checking lobster pots on his fishing boat along with his father Gareth, when their vessel hit rocks and broke up on Friday.

59-year-old Gareth Willington was found but later died in hospital after being flown by rescue helicopter to Haverfordwest.

There is now no current active lifeboat search involved in the operation.

Milford Haven coastguard did confirm that although there is no current active lifeboat search, coastguards will remain on patrol in the area over the next couple of days.

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