Keep caravans safe this winter

Tivyside Advertiser: Keep caravans safe  (11911854)

3:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

Local police are urging caravan site owners to ensure they leave their caravans safe and secure as they shut down for winter.

Blaenwaun crash

1:32pm Friday 24th October 2014

Fire crews and paramedics attended a collision involving one vehicle on the Blaenwaun to Llangynin road on Thursday afternoon.

Landgirl Mary attends statue unveiling

Tivyside Advertiser: Former land girl Mary Bott at the statue unveiling

1:04pm Friday 24th October 2014

Former land girl Mary Bott from Aberporth was one of the special guests at the unveiling of a commemorative statue to the World War II workers last week.

Call to save local services

12:36pm Friday 24th October 2014

A welsh language group has warned that local youngsters won’t want to live in communities without services.

Ceredigion green candidate selected

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12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Ceredigion Green Party has selected Daniel Thompson from Ffos-y-ffin to fight the Parliamentary seat of Ceredigion in the forthcoming General Election.

Care comes closer to home... building work starts on new three county hospice

Tivyside Advertiser: Staff and patients celebrate the project start at Skanda Vale Hospice day care centre.

9:56am Friday 24th October 2014

Building work for a brand new £2m inpatient hospice serving Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion got underway earlier this week.

Success for Emlyn hotel

Tivyside Advertiser: Staff at Gwesty'r Emlyn

9:34am Friday 24th October 2014

Gwesty’r Emlyn Hotel, in Newcastle Emlyn is delighted to have received news that it has been awarded an AA Rosette for fine dining, for a second year running in its “Bwyty’r Bont” Restaurant.

Cardiac centralisation plans dismissed

2:58pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Ceredigion AM Elin Jones, has insisted that Health Board plans to centralise cardiac services to Carmarthen should be abandoned, following the Longley Review.

AM advice surgery

2:11pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Preseli Pembrokeshire AM Paul Davies is holding an advice surgery 5pm to 7pm on Friday November 7 at Unit 3, The Old School Business Centre, Lower St Mary Street, Newport.

More investment in county railways needed

2:08pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Ceredigion councillors have called for more investment into railway services in the north of the county.

Don't panic over merger, leader says

1:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Don't panic - that's the message from Ceredigion's leader in the wake of pressure for the county to merge with next door Pembrokeshire.

Britain's Got Talent heading to Carmarthen for the first time ever

1:18pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The nation’s favourite talent show, Britain’s Got Talent is back and this time they’re bringing the auditions to you! They’re heading out to on their biggest ever audition tour, visiting communities and towns across the country in a bid to find wonderful, weird and astounding acts for next year’s series.

Church burglary

1:06pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Local church members have been shocked and upset by a recent burglary.

Pub fund-raisers

Tivyside Advertiser: Fundraisers at the Hope and Anchor

11:34am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Raising cash for local worthy causes is second nature to customers at the Hope & Anchor public house in Cardigan and the latest to benefit from their efforts is Wales Air Ambulance whose representative Ann Evans accepted a jumbo-sized cheque for £1500 during a presentation ceremony at the town centre watering hole.

Drink driver banned

10:42am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A drink driver swerved onto a verge while being followed by police, a court has heard.

A future NHS for mid Wales with Bronglais at its heart

Tivyside Advertiser: Elin Jones AM and the delegation of health professionals at the National Assemblyl-r: Willliam Roberts, Donogh McKeogh, Brian Campbell, Elin Jones AM, Stephen Leslie, Alan Axford

10:31am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Elin Jones, local AM for Ceredigion and Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Minister for Health, has called on the Health Boards and the Welsh Government to seize the opportunity offered by the report of Professor Marcus Longley’s Mid Wales Health Review.

Speeding case adjourned

10:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Magistrates have adjourned a case involving an alleged speeding charge in Eglwyswrw.

New Welsh home-care company sets up in the heart of its community in Hermon

Tivyside Advertiser: Gofalus care team

10:23am Thursday 23rd October 2014

An exciting new home-care company, Gofalus (Careful), has just set up office in Canolfan Hermon, the Community Resource Centre, based in Hermon, near Crymych in Pembrokeshire.

Local man denies assault

10:17am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A Newcastle Emlyn man has denied assaulting a woman earlier this month.

Sex allegation case

10:17am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Dyfed Powys Police are still investigating an alleged incident that occurred at a property in St Dogmaels over the weekend of October 18-20 when it is alleged a 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted.

MP concern at low broadband take up

4:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Ceredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has raised concern in Parliament that despite the huge investment into the roll out of broadband infrastructure across the UK, many people are left in the dark about how to take-up this service.

New Neighbourhood Policing Officers for Cardigan Town and Rural

4:03pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Cardigan Town and Rural wards now have new police officers as part of their Neighbourhood Policing Teams. PC Diana Boyt has joined the Cardigan Town team and PC Diane Williams has joined the Cardigan Rural Team, both will work alongside current officers to tackle community issues.

£5k computer boost for village hall

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2:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Aberporth village hall has received £5k from Santander to fund laptops for computer sessions.

MP calls for votes for 16 and 17 year olds in Wales

2:45pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Ceredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has asked the Secretary of State for Wales to consider allowing votes for 16 and 17 year olds for the Assembly.

Lost seal rescued from Aberporth

Tivyside Advertiser: The baby seal

1:23pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE RSPCA has rescued another lost seal from a Welsh beach.

Eco school activities

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2:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Members of the Eco Council at Ysgol Gynradd Aberteifi visited Theatr Mwldan to take part in ECO activities organised by Jig-So Children’s Centre. Everybody had a wonderful morning learning about the local environment through art and craft activities. Thank you for the opportunity.

Festive cheer for shoppers

11:24am Tuesday 21st October 2014

There will be festive cheer for shoppers in Ceredigion after the county council gave the go-ahead for free parking on the three Saturdays before Christmas.

Local museums top of the poll

10:41am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Two Ceredigion museums came out on top in a poll to find the favourite museums to celebrate the rich and varied selection of museums in Wales.

Community alarm warning

10:19am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Residents in north Pembrokeshire who use the Council’s Community Alarm service are being urged to be on their guard against imposters.

New health board chief exec

Tivyside Advertiser: Steve Moore. (11696982)

4:55pm Monday 20th October 2014

Hywel Dda University Health Board has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Steve Moore.

Eyes of the world on Cardigan Castle

Tivyside Advertiser: Foreign journalists at Cardigan Castle

3:44pm Monday 20th October 2014

The eyes of the world were on Cardigan Castle this week following a visit from a team of foreign journalists.

MP joins Gloster Row residents’ campaign against parking charges

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3:37pm Monday 20th October 2014

Ceredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has met with residents of Gloster Row in Cardigan, to lend support to their campaign to have car park charges lifted in the Gloster Row car park.

MP continues tourism VAT reduction campaign

Tivyside Advertiser: MP Mark Williams at Quay West

12:39pm Monday 20th October 2014

Ceredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams, has continue his campaign to reduce the rate of VAT charged on tourist attractions and hotels, visiting the Quay West resort in New Quay.

Prize for Daniel

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12:05pm Monday 20th October 2014

A pupil from Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn has won third prize for his Design and Technology GCSE project. Daniel Thomas, from Hermon, invented an audible warning lamp, getting the idea from his work as a volunteer with Gwili Railway. He was presented with his prize at a ceremony in Cardiff by first minister Carwyn Jones.

Leader berates Assembly over cuts

11:52am Monday 20th October 2014

Ceredigion council leader Cllr Ellen ap Gwynn has taken the Welsh Assembly to task over drastic cuts to local council budgets.

Llandysul carnival funds share out

Tivyside Advertiser: Pic Tim Jones

11:40am Monday 20th October 2014

Following a very successful Carnival at Llandysul earlier in the summer a total amount of £2,400.00 was shared at the Pavillion in Llandysul when the eleven recipients attended, Dafydd Llywelyn representing Llandysul Aqua Club (centre left) received a £1,000 cheque from John and Susan Hughes Owen, Carnival Presidents.

Work starts on new super school

Tivyside Advertiser: Leader of Ceredigion County Council Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn and Willmot Dixon project manager Ian Jones.

11:31am Monday 20th October 2014

Work has started work on a new ‘3-19’ School in Llandysul, the biggest ever building project for Ceredigion County Council.

Choir joins in Mary's 90th celebrations

Tivyside Advertiser: Mrs Mary Bott MBE with Blaenporth Choir. Picture by Jim Ramsbottom

10:04am Monday 20th October 2014

Blaenporth male voice choir made a surprise appearance at a party to celebrate the 90th birthday of Mrs Mary Bott MBE.

Lightning blasts hole in church

Tivyside Advertiser: Llandysul church

6:10pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A local church has been sealed off after a lightning strike caused extensive damage and left the structure unsafe.

Hanging pub on TV

Tivyside Advertiser: Landlord Ryan Williams under the renowned pub sign

5:56pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A public house near Cardigan where at one time criminals were hanged outside the premises is to be featured on the S4C programme Straeon Tafarn (Pub Tales) next month.

Lack of skilled bricklayers spurs skills workshops

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5:55pm Friday 17th October 2014

Coleg Ceredigion will be holding free two-day workshops to promote much sought after construction skills in the next few weeks.

School's gift to food bank

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5:51pm Friday 17th October 2014

Leading up to their Harvest Festival the children from Beulah School and Beulah Cylch Meithrin collected dried foods such as tea, coffee, pasta and rice which will be given to Cardigan Food Bank.

Cilgerran man attacked bouncer twice

5:31pm Friday 17th October 2014

A Cilgerran man who twice attacked a nightclub door supervisor has today received a suspended prison sentence.

Kiosks damaged

4:51pm Friday 17th October 2014

Two BT telephone kiosks were damaged between 1am and 4am on October 10.

Bandstand opened

Tivyside Advertiser: Cardigan mayor opens the refurbished bandstand. (11624302)

3:55pm Friday 17th October 2014

Cardigan’s newly refurbished bandstand in Victoria Gardens was officially opened by the town’s mayor on Friday.

Lack of skilled bricklayers spurs skills workshops

Tivyside Advertiser: Coleg Ceredigion brickwork lecturer, Adrian Varney, with his brickwork students creating a Welsh greeting for Shwmae Su’mae day. (11611113)

12:18pm Friday 17th October 2014

Coleg Ceredigion will be holding free two-day workshops to promote much sought after construction skills in the next few weeks.

Consultation on absenteeism penalties

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Pembrokeshire County Council is seeking the views of parents, teachers and the wider school community on introducing penalties for regular non-attendance at school.

RSPCA coffee morning

4:15pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A RSPCA branch coffee morning will be held to raise funds on October 25 , 10am to 1pm at Tabernacle Vestry, Long Street Newport.

Officer assault denied

12:57pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A Newcastle Emlyn man has denied assaulting a police officer and damaging his watch.

Handbag theft

12:03pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A Cardigan man who stole a woman’s handbag in a ‘moment of weakness’ is due to be sentenced by the crown court this month.


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