good work

celebrating social impact in our community

The Pembrokeshire bank that accepts time as currency

‘Time is money’ as the saying goes, yet what if time didn’t earn money and instead, it earned time? What if everyone was considered financially equal and we could pay for services in exchange for our time? Lee Hind tells us how time banking is changing the way we think and work in Pembrokeshire.

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The Carmarthen boy who ran away with the circus

‘Running away with the circus’ often conjures up the idea of romance, a pipe dream or a fantasy world for those living the life of nine to five. So when we met Ellis at NoFit State’s first performance of the 2019 LEXICON tour, we took the opportunity to hear his story; from Carmarthen based student to tightrope walker, in a show of international standing.

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The Penny Rolls On

Follow Karen Penny’s 20,000 walk for Alzheimer’s Research UK

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Circus Competition Winner

CONGRATS TO ANDREA BATEMAN who won two tickets to watch NoFit State Circus last week!

live well locally

positive sustainable living in west wales

The Roving Retirees

Follow Karen and Jeanette’s adventures as retirees in west Wales and further afield

events

positive lifestyle activities

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NoFit State Circus

NARBERTH

24 May - 9 jun

Couch to 5k Running Course

Pembrokeshire Harriers

PEMBROKE & HAVERFORDWEST

3 jun

Musical Memories With Rosita Roles

Dementia Friendly Haverfordwest

CRUNDALE

3 jun

Pembrokeshire Volunteering Fair 2019

PAVS Volunteering Pembs

HAVERFORDWEST

5 JUN

Pembrokeshire's Greatest Show

Pure West Radio

HAVERFORDWEST

8 JUN

The Summer Wellbeing Sessions

21 Century Soul Making

ST DAVIDS

JUN + JUL

Summer cookery workshops for children

Love Nutritious Food

ST DAVIDS

JUN/jul/aug

Nature Connection Experience

Reconnect in Nature CIC

MARTLETWY

15 jun

Mid Summer Fiesta

Paul Sartori

WOLFSCASTLE

22 JUN

Pilgrimage to Strata Florida

Guided Pilgrimage

CEREDIGION

JUL & SEPT

Fishguard & Goodwick Raft Race 2019

Round Table

GOODWICK BEACH

29 JUN

Natural Momentum (Introduction)

Equis Coaching

ONLINE (7 WEEK COURSE)

16 JUL

Repair Cafe

Pembrokeshire Remakery

FISHGUARD

Bi-weekly

Over 50s walking football

Haverfordwest AFC

HAVERFORDWEST

TUESDAYS

Life Seeker does Parkrun

Parkrun

HAVERFORDWEST

EVERY SAT
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PURE WEST ROUNDUP

community highlights from Pure West Radio’s Toby Ellis

YOUTH MATTERS

discussions, resources and support for the younger generation

the smile files

your stories on physical and mental health

We ALL have the ability to manage and improve our wellbeing, through choices about how we think and the things we do.

The Smile Files is a library of real life stories from individuals in west Wales, which we hope will provide food for thought and inspiration to initiate positive action in you.  Check out what people have to say below.

Kevin-Chunisingh-The Smile Files - Mental & Physical health

Kevin Chunisingh

My name is Kevin, I live with my wife Becky in Burry Port, about five minutes away from the harbour. We moved to Wales in 2007 so we could spend more time outdoors, especially single track mountain biking at Afan Valley Mountain Bike Centre, kayaking and walking along the coast path.

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The-Smile-Files--Andrew-Stirling---Welsh-Hospitality-Awards---Wolfscastle-Country-Hotel

Andrew Stirling

My name is Andrew and I live in a house adjacent to my hotel business with my gorgeous wife Mandy, 2 boys Ollie and Robbie (aged 10 & 8) and our cocker spaniel Freddie (aged 3).
I am the owner of Wolfscastle Country Hotel

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Thom James

I’m Thom, originally from Marloes, but now live in Milford Haven with wife Stacey and children, Evie, 6 and Sam, 2 – as well as two scruffy mutts, Murphy & Paddy. I work in the fantastic and famous town of Tenby, a real hub of goings on in West Wales. I work for FBM Holidays, a holiday letting agency and part of the FBM group.

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Kitty Parsons

My name is Kitty and I moved to Pembrokeshire from Weston Super Mare 4 years ago. I was very unwell with Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, neither of which I believed in, not for myself, but which ate my old life up anyway, to the point of not actually being able to walk at all for a while.

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Sian Angharad Williams

I live with my partner and eight-year-old daughter in Cardiff although I’m originally from Felindre, a small village north of Swansea. When I first moved to Cardiff from the countryside I thought the streets would be full of drug dealers

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food for thought

thought provoking reads

good stuff

positive reads, apps, buys

smile

things we like that you might too

5 SECOND READ: Read the post below to see how well received a simple act of kindness from Broad Haven locals was on Facebook. You’ve gotta love Pembrokeshire community spirit! 

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