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Arts Club Pupils Create Town Tapestry

12 Jun

A bright and colourful tapestry made by schoolchildren to celebrate Pembroke Dock’s Bicentenary is to go on display at the town’s new Heritage Centre. The tapestry was designed and the pictures drawn by members of Pennar Community School’s after school arts club, helped by members of staff Dawn Russell, Helen Allen and Sharon Thomas. It […]

Community Support

26 Feb

The Sunderland Trust is a respected organisation with strong links to both Pembroke Dock and Pembrokeshire and often support events being held by other organisations and communities. In 2013 the Trust took the lead in organising three days of events celebrating the seventieth anniversary of the battle of the Atlantic-the only organisation to celebrate the […]

Social Inclusion Projects

26 Feb

The trust provides support to other charitable organisations such as Coast and Green Links by providing access to work place experience to people who may need additional support in work place environment. Participants are provided with low level duties In administration and research and it is hoped that some can find the confidence to experience […]

Gareth coasts to 50 voluntary hours

21 Feb
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A very successful partnership continues to develop between Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust and Pembrokeshire COAST, helping the heritage group on important archive and administrative tasks. Six COAST participants have already worked with the Trust in voluntary placements and currently four of them are involved in a variety of roles. They have so far totalled over […]

Mayor view photo collection

20 Sep
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During the Open Doors event great interest was again shown in the ‘Mansell collection’ photographs which are part of the Sunderland Trust’s Archive. Archive team volunteer Stella Donovan has digitally copied over 650 photographs found in a cellar in the town’s Commercial Row.  They were taken by former RAF photographer Stanley Mansell who set up […]

Chapel ‘Open Doors’ pulls in the crowds

20 Sep
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Wales’ only Georgian Military Chapel – in the former Royal Dockyard at Pembroke Dock – proved to be a big crowd puller during a two-day ‘Open Doors’ event. The beautifully restored Dockyard Chapel was open to the public on Friday and Saturday as part of the Civic Trust of Wales’ ‘Open Doors’ scheme. Hundreds of […]

Funding Boost For Sunderland Crew

05 Jul

Key funding for volunteering and training support for the Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust’s volunteer crew, who are helping deliver headline heritage initiatives, has again been forthcoming from the Wales Council for Voluntary Action. The WCVA’s volunteering in Wales fund, which is funded by the Welsh Government, is providing 50 per cent of the cost for […]