Mr Albert Pearce rescued a young child found drowning in the mud in Porthcawl Harbour. After removing the sand from the lad’s mouth, Mr Pearce carried him to the Police Station where the lad received every attention, thanks to Sgt T.Jenkins. It was later realised that the lad was the son of Mr James Deeble, New Road. ·
Two mountain horses held up the 1.45 Pyle to Porthcawl train last Thursday afternoon, 2nd January. ·
The British Medical Association is considering taking strike action. The consequences would be too awful for description. ·
Two guns are to be placed with the Glamorgan R.H.A at Porthcawl to bring the unit up to a state of efficiency. It is, also, hoped that they will attract more young men to join and make themselves fit to serve their country in time of war. ·
The P.U.D.C have acted at last! We hope soon to see the “Brighton of Wales” with a drainage system. ·
Mr Fred Welsh,the Light-weight Champion of the World, will take part in the forthcoming assault-at-arms at the Pavilion early next month. ·
A Porthcawlian picked 2lbs of mushrooms near Newton last week.
THE PORTHCAWL NEWS February 1913
The pier forms part of Porthcawl’s proposed improvements of the dock area. If carried out it will mark the beginning of Porthcawl as a seaside resort of renown.”The Brighton of Wales!” ·
The Great Western Railway’s plans of building a new station in Dock Street are still to be finalized, due to ongoing discussions relating to the proposed bridge at Nottage. The last day for lodging petitions against the Porthcawl Gas and Electricity Bill will be Wednesday next, 19th February. ·
Will St David’s Day go unheeded? Up to last year it seems Porthcawl knew nothing of St David. Porthcawl apparently possesses only 45 Welshmen, as that is the number that turned up last year to the first annual dinner; and no Welsh women! ·
The flood water is going down. Thank goodness. It is reported that the water on the Wilderness has lowered several feet.
A letter has been sent to the police with reference to the straying of horses round the streets at night. ·
The Porthcawl Town Band are practicing assiduously . ·
Several unfurnished houses have been taken lately in Porthcawl. ·
There appears to be a great deal of sickness in all parts, and doctors are busy.