"Everybody who’s born and bred here are appalled and disgusted." Ian and Vivienne Ward
"We really know the local indigenous people...they deliver us milk." Ian and Vivienne Ward
In 2016, during the climax of our planning battle with the local NIMBYs, we lost a baby.
We then spent Charis's pregnancy with Billy in 2017 crippled with so much fear and anxiety we were too exhausted to cope when he was born.
"You said it had been a bad year, you were a bit stressed because you’d had a child." Ian and Vivienne Ward
“Ben Fogle is not allowed to be filming here.” Ian and Vivienne Ward
“Most people know, most people in town who know, people who are to be respected, know all about you Matthew. [Your OPD] is a big story..You are a sham and a fraud...You have lied about everything, everything up there, you just lie. It’s all a snare and illusion, everything that you do, everything that you say is a lie...You are are a real original conman...You ask a lot of people in Newport, including a lot of people who’ve been on the Town Council and who are on the Town Council, they will agree with us.” Ian and Vivienne Ward
"Matthew is foul, he is abusive and terrible, it’s the whole neighbourhood against Matthew, the whole neighbourhood against Matthew. I MEAN, WHAT IS THE OBSESSION WITH HIM?!...YOU’RE GIVING HIM A LOT OF EXPOSURE!..HE’S GETTING MORE AND MORE PUBLICITY!"
Ian and Vivienne Ward
"If the police won't get rid of you, others might do more..." John Harries, Penfeidr Newydd, Newport
"Apart from being an arrogant twat [Matthew and his family] live in what can only be termed a rural slum, and claim to make a living on a couple of acres from selling eggs. If children were living in conditions like that in a town then the NSPCC and social services might be alerted. But this is One Planet living. A parallel universe, where for planning permission, fire safety regulations, child welfare, etc., all the norms and laws of society that you and I must obey are suspended." Royston Jones
"What a complete sactimonious a**e of a man. I hope his chicken shit on their eggs everytime, that'll keep him busy." Mike Nikolaou, Veterinary Surgeon (Abbeywell Vet Clinic - 'local vets, happy pets!')
“The Watkinson's do not hail from Pembrokeshire, nor do they have any family connections to the area...” Nicola and Keith Davies, Bryneithin, Newport (originally from Swansea)
“HOW ARE THE AUTHORITIES ALLOWING THOSE RESPONSIBLE TO GET AWAY WITH SAVAGING SUCH A BEAUTIFUL AND PRICELESS LANDSCAPE at BEEVIEW FARM?” John Harries, Penfeidr Newydd, Newport
“Answer us this question, what do the local authority and the community of Newport get from this deal? Absolutely nothing!” Nicola and Keith Davies, Bryneithin, Newport