At the recent annul general meeting of , there was reflection on a year of well attended events, including walks, talks and trips.

A donation of £3,000 was made for improvements at Pembrokeshire National Trust properties. Three hives will be purchased to further enhance the ‘Bee Friendly’ status of Colby. Replacement picnic benches will be provided at Stackpole Quay. At Southwood, the money will be used to restore wildflower meadows.

Kate Rees, marketing and communications manager for Pembrokeshire National Trust, accepted the cheque, and reported progress on other projects previously funded by the association, including information boards at Little Milford and Marloes, bat detectors for Colby, and garden renovations at the Tudor Merchants House, Tenby.

After the business meeting, Alan Kearsley-Evans gave a talk on changes to farming practices on National Trust land, near Rhossili, Gower, that have made the area more attractive to both wildlife and visitors.

For further information about Pembrokeshire National Trust Association, go to or phone Andrew Weaver on 01646 831323.

The photo shows, left to right, Jim Price (vice-chairman PNTA), Kate Rees (marketing and communications manager for Pembrokeshire National Trust) and Margret Price (treasurer PNTA).