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Second man arrested after Pembroke Dock assault

A man suffered head injuries in an attack at a flat in Pater Court yesterday afternoon. Credit: Google Maps

A second man has been arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm after an incident in Pembroke Dock yesterday afternoon.

Dyfed Powys Police were called to Pater Court at 1.22pm following reports a man received head injuries in an attack at a flat.

A 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm at around 4pm yesterday and has since been released on a bail. A second 42 year old was arrested on the same charge this morning. The victim of the attack has since been discharged from hospital.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Pembroke Dock death no longer treated as 'suspicious'

Two men and a woman who were arrested on Friday, following the death of a man in Pembroke Dock, have been released without charge.

50-year-old Roger Williams was found at Pater Court in the town.

Dyfed Powys police had arrested three people on suspicion of murder.

But officers have now concluded there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Mr Williams' family has been updated and the Coroner has been informed.

Boat business aims to build on success

A boat building business in West Wales is aiming to double in size. It follows a major investment in new facilities which have been officially opened by Economy Minister Edwina Hart.

Mustang Marine has invested £1.5 million pounds in a new construction hall at Pembroke Port in reponse to growing demand for its services from around the world. Kevin Ashford reports


£1.5m construction hall opened in Pembroke Port

The £1.5million boat construction hall is part of the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone. Credit: Mustang Marine (Wales) Ltd.

Economy Minister Edwina Hart AM will officially open a new boat building construction hall in Pembroke Port today, as part of the first major investment in the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone.

Growing demand for workboats, pilot boats, wind farm support vessels and passenger vessels from around the world prompted the building of the £1.5million hall. The completion of the hall marks the end of the second part of the phased development at the Pembroke Dock facility.

Boat building facility to provide 100 jobs

Work to create a new £1.5million boat building facility at Pembroke Port is underway. The fabrication hall - the first major investment in the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone - will double the size of the size of workboat construction operations and create more than 100 jobs at Mustang Marine.

It is hoped the expansion will see the operation double in size over the next three years.

Once these buildings are completed we expect to at least double the number of jobs from the more than 100 skilled men and women we have here today. Our company has been built up by the Lewis family and through investment in people, technology and facilities has gone from strength to strength in terms of physical resources as well as financial stability.

– Kevin Lewis, Mustang Marine

This is fantastic news for Pembroke Dock as shipbuilding is what the town is known for and the creation of job opportunities is exactly what we need to get the economy moving again and regenerate the town.

– Cllr Jane Phillips, mayor of Pembroke Dock

West Wales windows factory to close - 120 jobs go

One hundred and twenty jobs are to go at a window manufacturing company in Pembroke Dock.

The UK Window Group confirmed the shut down at its Cambrian Windows facility on the outskirts of Pembroke.

The decision follows a 90 day consultation. The factory will close at the end of May.

It is with regret that we announce the closure of the Cambrian Windows facility in Pembroke Dock. The management team have taken all steps possible to explore all viable alternatives to avoid this situation.

– Ray McGrady, Group Marketing Director
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