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Recognising our staff at this special time of year

Here at FBM Holidays, we traditionally like to recognise the contribution of our staff over the course of the year, by arranging a small award ceremony. This year, staff in the firm were asked to vote and participate to find out who the winners of two award categories would be. The award titles were:

Outstanding Achievement & Unsung Hero

Mary O'Connor (L) and Karen Smith (R) of FBM Holidays

FBM Holidays team up with The Big Retreat Wales

FBM Holidays have teamed up with The Big Retreat Wales festival to create awareness and spread the word on the 2nd annual event which is scheduled to take place in Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire over the May spring bank holiday weekend.

The event is billed as an 'adventure' by organisers Amber and Diana - 'packed with classes, activities, treats, eats, music and so much more.'

Weekend festival event will offer FBM Holidays customers discount on festival entry

ITV films at local Milford Haven chocolate shop, Trwfll

A local Pembrokeshire chocolatiers has been the subject of a new ITV report due to be screened on the Welsh news in the next few days. Trwfll, the health-conscious chocolate shop in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire has seen a film crew and reporter arrive to ask questions and interview staff in the lead up to Christmas.

Ellen Picton of Trwfll, a health-conscious chocolate shop in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire

Celebrating Another Year at FBM Holidays for Karen

Karen Smith, the New Business manager at FBM Holidays is today celebrating her 8 year anniversary with the company. Since moving from another local holiday cottage agency in 2009, Karen has been a determined and fiercely hard-working member of the management team and as the company as a whole. Bringing with her a wealth of knowledge - not only from the holiday cottage and vacation rental industry - but also from a wider field of property management, meaning the Holidays department has become a force to be reckoned with, with Karen as part of the team.

Karen Smith of FBM Holidays New Business team celebrates 8 years as a manager

My Favourite Places to Eat Across Pembrokeshire

The Sloop Inn, Porthgain
Superb fresh seafood in a picturesque little North Pembrokeshire village. A traditional pub that takes pride in its fishing history and the heritage of Pembrokeshire. It is completely family friendly and is always popular.
A: Porthgain Harbour, Porthgain SA62 5BN, Wales P: 01348 831449

Festival by the Sea brings light and delight to Saundersfoot

Saundersfoot is celebrating the success of it's Christmas-themed 'Festival by the Sea', which attracted thousands of visitors to the village over the weekend. Originally the traditional Christmas Fayre, it was renamed and extended over the weekend to bring a greater community feel, and the extraordinary effort was marked at the start of the festival, which was heralded by the community lantern parade.

Photo by Gareth Davies Photography. Saundersfoot Festival by the Sea

Long-Serving Member of FBM Holidays to Move On

For those regular visitors to the Tenby area, and FBM Holidays customers, in particular, 2018 will look a little different as the team here in the Holidays department prepares to say goodbye to our current Duty Manager, Billy Connor. Having worked for the company for 8 years, Billy is to join Gwent Police Force in the New Year to train as a Police Officer, which is something he has dearly wanted to do for some time.

Long-Serving Member of FBM Holidays to Move On

Protecting Your Holiday Home from Storm Damage

With Storm Caroline making the news today as she batters the northern coastlines of Scotland and Northern England, any coastal region has to be prepared to batten down the hatches as bad weather on the horizon means it's turning into a very British winter. Rain has hit, in some cases torrentially the country in recent weeks with an estimated £1.3 billion of storm damage and flood damage already caused to domestic properties and businesses.

Storm Caroline hits Scotland; Pembrokeshire holiday homes also at risk

Online well-being hub Life Seeker launches in Wales

Life Seeker, Wales’ first online Wellbeing Hub dedicated to inspiring the mainstream to play smart and live well, was set up by project founder Sally Boyton back in May 2016, but is gaining an ever-increasing online presence as the community of the hub itself begins to take shape.

Life Seeker, inspiring you to play smart and live well

EU Funding Awarded for Marine Energy Test Site in Pembrokeshire

The Welsh Government has announced a further £1.2 million in funding to accelerate marine energy development in Wales. Reported recently by the Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum, the investment is to develop a Marine Energy Test Area (META) project in the Milford Haven Waterway.