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Police identify woman's body found in sea at Tenby

Police investigating the discovery of a woman's body in the sea off the North Beach area of Tenby, have identified her and are treating the death as unexplained.

Officers say the investigation is ongoing and are appealing for witnesses who may have seen her between 0530 and 0830 on Monday morning,

The woman is described as white, in her early 60’s, and around 5’2 – 5’4’’ tall with grey hair.

During the evening it is believed that she was wearing a green coat and was carrying a ruck-sac or similar holdall.

Police appeal after woman's body found in sea off Tenby

Police in Tenby are treating the discovery of a woman's body in the sea as suspicious.

Officers are investigating after the body was found in the sea off North Beach this morning.

The woman's body was found in the sea off North Beach Credit: Google Maps

The lady is described as white, early 60’s, approximately 5’2 – 5’4’’ in height with grey hair. During the evening it is believed that she was wearing a green coat and was carrying a ruck-sac or similar holdall. It is also known that she was seen wearing a flowered blouse, black leggings, black “UGG” style boots and black t-shirt under her blouse.

– Dyfed Powys Police

Anyone who saw someone matching this description in the area between Sunday evening and Monday morning is asked to call Tenby Police on 101.

The death is being treated as suspicious at this time and enquiries are ongoing to identify the lady.

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Tenby fort set to be reopened as tourist attraction

A Victorian fort on an island off Tenby looks set to be reopened as a tourist attraction after being closed for decades.

A previous application to reopen St Catherine's was turned down by National Park planners.

But a revised scheme has been recommended for approval tomorrow because of the "economic benefit" a new attraction would bring to the area.

'Seagull-proof' bin bags go on trial in Tenby

A Welsh coastal town is swooping down on seagulls.

Tenby has launched a trial of seagull proof rubbish bags to reduce street litter which it hopes will deter gulls and other animals from attacking kerbside waste.

Credit: Pembrokeshire County Council

The two month trial is a joint initiative between Pembrokeshire County Council and Tenby Town Council.

What seagulls can do when they attack kerbside waste.

Householders in selected streets have been written to about the scheme and offered gull proof bags free of charge for the duration of the pilot.

If the trial proves successful then the bags, which are re-useable, will be made available for sale to residents who want them on a permanent basis.

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