Man killed partner "to save her from fate worse than death"

4:49pm Friday 31st October 2014

A paranoid schizophrenic slashed his partner’s throat to save her from a fate worse than death, a judge heard on Friday.

EU funding welcomed

3:03pm Friday 31st October 2014

West Wales is set to benefit from a share of £2bn of EU funding for Wales over the next seven years.

Working together to keep warm in Ceredigion

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2:33pm Friday 31st October 2014

Club Cosy, a scheme to promote bulk fuel buying and energy efficiency in Ceredigion was launched last week.

New PCSO powers

2:19pm Friday 31st October 2014

Dyfed-Powys Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) have been given the power to ban anyone committing, or likely to commit, anti-social behaviour or crime from a designated area for up to 48 hours.

Flood scheme meeting

2:14pm Friday 31st October 2014

A Cardigan flood alleviation scheme study will be discussed at a public meeting in the Guildhall on November 18, 4.30pm to 6.30pm.

Vehicle overturned

11:30am Friday 31st October 2014

One man was treated by paramedics after a vehicle overturned in the middle of the road near Horeb crossroads on Friday morning.

Traffic light collision

3:25pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Fire crews from Cardigan and Newcastle Emlyn dealt with a collision involving traffic lights on the A487 at Blaenporth on Wednesday afternoon.

New Quay crash

3:21pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A vehicle was involved in a collision near the Penrhiwllan Inn New Quay on Wednesday afternoon.

Halloween disco

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2:22pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Cylch Meithrin Beulah recently held their annual Halloween disco in Beulah vestry. It was attended by numerous witches, vampires , ghosts and the like!! Thanks to everyone who supported the event.

Win free fairground rides!

Tivyside Advertiser: Emyr Rhys Williams (12145090)

1:54pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Recommend a local business and you could win 20 tickets to ride!

Explore your archive

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1:38pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Explore Your Archive Week is happening all over Wales from 10th – 15th November. In Ceredigion it’s a great big invitation to everyone to come and Explore Your Archive !

Vintage fundraiser

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1:36pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Receiving a cheque for £150 for Cancer Research Wales Penny Farthing Appeal are Derrick and Carol Davies of Penrhiwllan.

Ignore hoax callers

11:37am Thursday 30th October 2014

Hoax callers have been calling people in Pembrokeshire this morning (Thursday) stating they work for Pembrokeshire County Council.

Teen could not remember theft

11:13am Thursday 30th October 2014

A Cardigan teenager could not remember stealing alcohol during a weekend-long drinking binge, a court has heard.

Presentation to First Responders

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11:13am Thursday 30th October 2014

Rocesi’r Fro in the Gwaun Valley is a committee of ladies that meets monthly to enjoy different activities together, but more important are their fundraising activities and in their meeting in October they presented the latest lucky recipients.

Harvest cake event

11:01am Thursday 30th October 2014

Members of the Cardigan Clandestine Cake Club recently met for a Harvest Festival evening at the Vic North Cookery school in Manor Deifi. The group of keen bakers rustled up beautiful harvest sheaves, made out of a sweet dough, complete with plaited tie and inquisitive mouse. Donations were made on the night to raise money for the Wales Air Ambulance charity. A total of £30 was raised and cost of ingredients were donated by the cookery school.

Bumper year for car park takings

Tivyside Advertiser: Pictured are chairman Dai Ogilvie, hall secretary Ann Straker with young attendants Jack Davies, Adam Pruce and Erin Lewis. Missing from the photocall are attendants Liam Watmough, Dan Davies and Luke Holmes plus hall member Gethin Davies who manned Bryns

10:51am Thursday 30th October 2014

Aberporth village hall is celebrating a record year for car park takings.

Labourer lunged at officer

10:18am Thursday 30th October 2014

A ‘disorientated’ Cilgerran labourer swore and lunged at a police officer who found him in the gents toilets after a night out.

Fundraising fun ride

Tivyside Advertiser: Left to right, Paul Davies, Fran Weir, Tricia Davies and Pam Morris of Cardigan Charity Fundraising Appeal presenting a cheque for £500.00 to Peter and Ceinwen Williams on behalf of the Local Branch of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. Unable to be p

10:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

On the 16th August, over 30 eager horse-riders together with numerous followers congregated at the Daffodil Inn at Penrhiwllan to take part in the Cardigan Charity Fundraising Appeal sponsored horse fun ride in aid of Muscular Dystrophy. The ride was lead and the route planned by Delyth Hutchins and ably assisted by Emma Jones.

Raft race raises thousands for RNLI

Tivyside Advertiser: Gilly Llewelyn, on behalf of Aberporth Ladies Fundraising Team, presenting New Quay RNLI with donations raised from the raft race.  Left to Right: Roger Couch, New Quay Lifeboat Operations Manager; Ben Billingham, New Quay Lifeboat Mechanic; Gilly Llewely

4:46pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A popular Ceredigion Raft Race has once again raised thousands of pounds to help New Quay lifeboat crew save lives at sea.

Newcastle Emlyn IT company wins National Assembly contract

Tivyside Advertiser: Telemat's Clive Davies

3:29pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Telemat, Antur Teifi’s IT specialist team has recently been awarded the contract to provide IT support for all Assembly Members in Wales. The team at Telemat will service the National Assembly for Wales’ IT Department by providing on-site IT support to staff and Assembly Members at each of the constituency offices throughout Wales.

Building society’s boost for young brass players

Tivyside Advertiser: Principality Customer Consultants Samantha Young and Charlie Phillips are pictured making the presentation to the young band members at the Phoenix Centre this week.

10:19am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Goodwick’s promising young brass players received another boost this week when the Principality Building Society in Fishguard helped them to purchase another new instrument.

Fantastic £50k fundraiser for Dylan

Tivyside Advertiser: The two teams in action watched by a packed Gollop stand (11949709)

12:38pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Overwhelming, fantastic, totally crazy - a fundraising day in Cardigan topped all records when over £50k was raised for injured rugby player Dylan Rees.

More police motorbikes to make roads safer

Tivyside Advertiser: Police officers with the Commissioner and one of the new bikes.

12:32pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Efforts to improve road safety across Dyfed-Powys are to be boosted by two new unmarked police motorbikes.

Petition presented

Tivyside Advertiser: Concerned resident Carolyn Lane and Councillor Lyndon Lloyd presents the petition to Councillor John Adams Lewis.
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4:33pm Monday 27th October 2014

A petition calling for action to tackle speeding drivers who put children’s lives at risk at Cwmcou, has been handed in to the county council.

Cenarth celebrates poet's centenary

Tivyside Advertiser: Local residents and councillors at the launch of the Eluned Phillips memorial.
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3:58pm Monday 27th October 2014

‘Reluctant Redhead’ poet Eluned Phillips’ centenary was celebrated by the Cenarth community on Monday.

Shops restrict egg and flour sales over Halloween

Tivyside Advertiser: A shop owner putting up the posters. Pic Jeff Connell 
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12:02pm Monday 27th October 2014

Local shopkeepers and major retailers have been cooperating with the Carmarthenshire Community Safety Partnership in restricting the sale of flour and eggs over the Halloween period.

Waste amnesty

11:41am Monday 27th October 2014

Pencader residents are being urged to have a good clear out and take advantage of a waste and tyre amnesty being held in Ysgol Cae’r Felin on Wednesday, October 29, 8amto1pm.

Llandysul honours World War I locals

Tivyside Advertiser: Andrew Williams (11954740)

11:23am Monday 27th October 2014

Members of Llandysul & District Local History Society have been researching for nearly two years in preparation for an exhibition about WW1 and the men and women who served from the area. There will be a talk to introduce the exhibition at the Porth Hotel on Saturday 15 November at 10.30am from there the audience will be invited to go and see the exhibition in the library building. The exhibition is open to the public from 10am – 2pm on Saturday 15 November.

A day to remember

Tivyside Advertiser: Question and answer session with Phil Davies, J.P.R. Williams and Tom Shanklin, hosted by John Davies. (11949373)

11:00am Monday 27th October 2014

Lifeboat station supporters' evening

Tivyside Advertiser: Cheryl Latham unveiling a plaque commemorating the 150th anniversary of the lifeboat service in New Quay.
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10:15am Monday 27th October 2014

Despite howling gales outside, there was a warm welcome for local supporters of the New Quay RNLI on Tuesday, October 21.

Pencader collision

9:26am Monday 27th October 2014

One person was released by fire fighters after a car overturned on Saturday morning.

It’s time to shake up Westminster, says Mike Parker

Tivyside Advertiser: Mike Parker speaking at the Plaid Cymru annual conference in Llangollen

4:44pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Mike Parker, the author and broadcaster who is standing for Plaid Cymru in the target seat of Ceredigion in next year’s General Election, has promised to shake up the complacent consensus of Westminster.

Keep caravans safe this winter

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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.




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