NEWS / NEWS ARCHIVE

This page contains recent news items about the Siop Havards Community Purchase, most recent first. It will serve as a record of progress and activities.

NEXT MEETING: The next Public Meeting is not currently scheduled.

23rd October: Pledges continue to come in. The total now stands at £238,600 almost at the target of £240,000.
The public meeting planned for Thursday 28th of October at 6.30pm has been cancelled.

2nd September 2021 A second Public Meeting was held at Newport Memorial Hall on Wednesday 25th of August. Sadly there were more committee members present than attendees from the public. Some important issues were raised and we have tried to answer some of the questions raised on the information page. We appealed again for a volunteer to become our Treasurer, but so far this position is not filled.

17th August 2021 The Pembrokeshire Herald published this article following our press release.

16th August 2021 Latest status: Pledges are coming in rapidly. The total now stands at £163,400. A Press Release has been issued about this excellent progress and about the support received at the public meeting on 30th July.

15th August 2021 A substantially updated website is now live. This contains much more information about the project, and will be maintained and enhanced as the project evelves. The PLEDGE menu item now takes you an online form to make it easy for pledges to buy shares or lend funds from anywhere.

30th July 2021 A well attended meeting was held on 30th July, at Newport Memorial Hall. Those present showed great enthusiasm for the project to purchase Havards store as a Community asset. A vote was taken, which was overwhelmingly in favour of the project.