Cate Le Bon festival cancelled

11:28am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A one day festival in Cardigan organised by Welsh singer songwriter Cate Le Bon has had to be cancelled.

Minister praises theme park investment

Tivyside Advertiser: Aspro COO David Lopez Soriano Oakwood's Clare Stansfield Minister Edwina Hart Aspro UK Director Sue Elaiho and Oakwood's Dominic Jones in Neverland

11:20am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Tourism Minister Edwina Hart has praised the ongoing investment programme at Oakwood Theme Park during a visit to this week.

Needlecraft masterpieces

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10:01am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The Needlework Exhibition held at Holy Trinity Church, Newcastle Emlyn, was opened by the vicar the Rev. Canon Dewi Roberts. The Exhibition, the brainchild of 94 year old Audrey Carlton, a Church member, featured 48 of her own needlecraft masterpieces, supplemented with works by Church members and friends which in all contributed to over 130 pieces of needlecraft.

Counting the hidden cost of cancer

Tivyside Advertiser: Susan Morris, Wales General Manager of Macmillan, with Elin Jones AM.

9:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Ceredigion’s Plaid Cymru AM Elin Jones has joined the Macmillan cancer charity in highlighting the financial cost of being diagnosed with cancer.

Farmers make case for support for innovation

Tivyside Advertiser: Elin Jones AM and Economy Minister Edwina Hart AM with local representatives of the NFU.

9:52am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Ceredigion’s Plaid Cymru AM Elin Jones has called on the Welsh Government to support innovation in farming following productive meetings between the Minister, the local AM and NFU representatives at Cardigan Show.

Lifeguards fundraising challenge

Tivyside Advertiser: North Pembrokeshire RNLI lifeguards (9485393)

9:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

North Pembrokeshire RNLI lifeguards have set themselves a challenge to walk 186 miles around the county’s coastal path to help raise vital funds for St Davids RNLI boathouse appeal.

Hermon Horticultural Show

9:28am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The annual Hermon Horticultural show was held on Saturday the 16th of August at the new community hall. It was a wonderful sight to see the large number of entries from young and old with many categories needing additional display tables. The president for this years show was Jennifer Mathias who presented all the trophies and cups. She in turn was presented with a basket of flowers. The show committee wish to thank all those who volunteered during the day and to all those who competed. A full complement of photos of all the winners can be found on and choosing the news icon.

Hotel fire

Tivyside Advertiser: Fire crews at the Webley Hotel. (9413917)

3:29pm Monday 18th August 2014

Local fire crews were called to the Webley Hotel, St Dogmaels, on Monday afternoon.

Politicians urge village green status for Maesglas

12:07pm Monday 18th August 2014

Local politicians have welcomed the appeal decision on Maesglas play area in Cardigan - but have stressed that village green status must be secured.

MP praises Cardigan River and Food Festival

Tivyside Advertiser: MP Mark Williams buys a duck for the duck race at Cardigan's river and food festival

12:05pm Monday 18th August 2014

Ceredigion MP, Mark Williams has praised this year’s Cardigan River and Food Festival as an increasingly iconic event and excellent showcase of the local food sector.

Free Macmillan course in Cardigan

11:35am Monday 18th August 2014

Macmillan Cancer Support is running a free course in Cardigan to help people to manage the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis.

Defibrillator appeal smashes target

11:14am Monday 18th August 2014

A Teifi Valley football coach has exceeded his fundraising target to buy life-saving equipment for the local community.

‘Laughing gas’ no laughing matter

10:43am Monday 18th August 2014

The Public Protection section at Pembrokeshire County Council is warning the public about the dangers of inhaling the substance Nitrous Oxide – more commonly known as ‘laughing gas’.

Extra care scheme opens in Crymych

10:39am Monday 18th August 2014

Bro Preseli, Family Housing’s new £9million extra care scheme was due to open as the Tivy-Side went to press on Monday.

Crews tasked to teen swimmer

10:17am Monday 18th August 2014

Emergency services were called to assist a local teenager who got into difficulties while swimming across Cardigan estuary on Friday afternoon.

Harvester fire

10:03am Monday 18th August 2014

An agricultural vehicle caught fire in the Llandysul area on Saturday afternoon.

Honouring the departed

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9:48am Monday 18th August 2014

When the Reverend John Powell was Priest in Charge of the Maenordeifi Group of Churches, it was brought to his notice that two memorial plaques were left in the grounds of Capel Tygwydd Church at a time when the church was being sold. They were in a distressed state and he arranged with Mr Richard Kreuger of “Grave Concerns,” to have them cleaned and moved to be in the care of St Tygwydd Church, Llandygwydd.

Casualty treated after collision

9:42am Monday 18th August 2014

Two vehicles were involved in a collision near Llanina garage on Saturday morning.

Bin blaze

9:36am Monday 18th August 2014

Three bins caught fire near a New Quay chip shop in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Microwave fire

9:34am Monday 18th August 2014

Llandysul fire crew were called to a microwave oven on fire at a house in Llanfihangel Ar Arth on Monday morning.

Cafe burglary charge

11:28am Sunday 17th August 2014

A man is to stand trial accused of burgling a café in the centre of Aberaeron.

Man found dead

10:47am Friday 15th August 2014

Police investigating the sudden death of a man whose body was found at his Cardigan home have confirmed there were no suspicious circumstances involved.

Foodie day out for Jig-So

Tivyside Advertiser: Jig-So staff and families at Tesco

10:25am Friday 15th August 2014

Children and families from Cardigan's Jig-So Children's Centre enjoyed

Treasure hunt fundraiser

Tivyside Advertiser: Alan Pocock presenting the winning team - Sian Maehrlein, Kelly Thomas and Kaela with their prize. Also, Paul Davies and Pam Morris of the Cardigan Charity Fundraising Appeal.

10:12am Friday 15th August 2014

Cardigan Charity Fundraising Appeal recently held a successful Car Treasure Hunt in Cardigan. 35 people in 9 cars took part in the Treasure Hunt which started from the Swimming Pool Car Park in Cardigan. All cars but one managed to find their way back safely to the Red Lion in Cardigan where a well deserved buffet had been laid on for all of the participants (the other car broke down!!)

Glynarthen keeps its tractor wheels turning for charity

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10:08am Friday 15th August 2014

Following another successful tractor run this year; gratitude is expressed for the money raised and given to support Glynarthen Chapel and the Wales Air Ambulance.

Increase in A* at Ysgol Bro Gwaun

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10:04am Friday 15th August 2014

Following their hard work and endeavours, A level students at Ysgol Bro Gwaun have been rewarded with a very commendable set of A level results, a noteable feature this year being the significant increase in those achieving the acclaimed A* grade.

Cardigan memories from WWI

9:52am Friday 15th August 2014

Cardigan's 2010 history group is planning to stage an exhibition commemorating the town's contribution to World War I in the autumn.

Bomb experts at north Pembrokeshire beach

Tivyside Advertiser: The bomb disposal unit at Cwm yr Eglwys (9328856)

6:18pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A Navy bomb disposal unit has arrived to deal with an item found on Cwm yr Eglwys beach.

Top Universities the next stage for Coleg Ceredigion’s stars

2:56pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Students at Coleg Ceredigion have once again shown how dedication and hard work pays off with many achieving the A level results they required. The months of hard work paid dividends with many now planning to pursue higher education courses at their chosen Universities and Colleges.

Success for Emlyn pupils

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2:04pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn has praised pupils on their successful A-level results. Senior pupils

Councillors back young family's home plea

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12:49pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Keeping a local Welsh family living in Cardigan is more important than any Assembly planning guidelines, according to local councillors.

Cardigan's A-level high fliers

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10:53am Thursday 14th August 2014

Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi has congratulated its students on their A-level success, where a record 100% of students achieved the level 3 threshold (at least 2 A Level qualifications at grades A*-E or equivalent).

County celebrates National Play Day

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10:29am Thursday 14th August 2014

Ceredigion celebrated UK National Play Day earlier this month by holding the 6th annual Children and Young People's Festival on Aberaeron Square Field. Twenty seven different organisations came together to showcase the services available for children and families in the county and each delivered a variety of free of charge activities. ‘Free activities and free admission, makes the event a much anticipated and affordable day out for families, ‘ said Gill Hopley, Councillor and Cabinet Member with an anti-poverty agenda. Activities on the field included the ever popular climbing wall, provided by Youth Services and Teifi Paddlers, bird boxes, brick laying, hammering and sawing, arts and crafts and the RAY Ceredigion smoothie bike. Organiser of the event, Gill Byrne of RAY Ceredigion, said, 'It's a lot of work to organise the event but it worth it as it has become a standard part of Ceredigion's summer calendar. At least 3,000 people, mainly local families, attended this year and everyone enjoyed themselves. Keeping the event totally free of charge makes it accessible for everyone.'

Cardigan opticians makes donation to cancer charity

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9:42am Thursday 14th August 2014

SPECSAVERS in Cardigan has raised more than £300 for a cancer charity through the generous donations from its customers.

Best Bar award for pub

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1:43pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

The Eagle Inn in Castle Street, Cardigan, has won a silver award in Ceredigion's Best Bar None awards.

Farming family can build new homes

12:25pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A family who breed award-winning Welsh cobs have won permission to build four homes on their farm - against all the odds.

School break-in

10:36am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Police are investigating a break-in at Aberporth School. A child's scooter was stolen and graffiti daubed on the wall.

Tenby Road plan deferred

10:32am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Plans to build 13 social housing homes in a Cardigan cul de sac have been deferred by Ceredigion plans following last minute amendments to the scheme.

Health board moves to reassure Ceredigion residents

3:34pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Hywel Dda University Health Board has moved to reassure Ceredigion residents following what it says are recent misleading reports regarding the future of Bronglais Hospital’s maternity services.

Praise for Ceredigion Art Trail from author and broadcaster

Tivyside Advertiser: Writer and broadcaster Mike Parker praises the Ceredigion Art Trail at its launch event at The Da Mhile gallery near Llandysul.

2:46pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

The Ceredigion Art Trail has been warmly praised by a leading travel writer and broadcaster.

Health Board plans for GP retirement

2:30pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

The future of general medical services in Aberaeron is to come under the microscope after the retirement of a local GP.

Free Macmillan course in Cardigan to help with cancer’s emotional impact

2:30pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Macmillan Cancer Support is running a free course in Cardigan to help people to manage the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis.

Service for armed forces in Ceredigion

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2:24pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

The Royal British Legion has announced a partnership with Ceredigion County Council in Aberystwyth which will place an additional Legion presence in the council’s offices at Canolfan Rheidol on the last Wednesday of each month.

School reunion for class of 72

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11:44am Tuesday 12th August 2014

The class of 1972 from Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi had a reunion at the Cliff Hotel recently.

Incredible Parents

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11:05am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Flying Start recently held a successful Incredible Years Toddler programme at Canolfan Enfys Teifi, Integrated Children’s Centre Cardigan.

Celebrating YHA Day

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11:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

YHA Poppit Sands based in Pembrokeshire is one of 61 Youth Hostels throughout England and Wales that will be throwing its doors open to the local community Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 September to celebrate YHA Day 2014

Downgrade of Bronglais maternity services “an insult to Ceredigion” - MP

3:30pm Monday 11th August 2014

Ceredigion's Welsh Liberal Democrat MP, Mark Williams, has slammed the Hywel Dda University Health Board's decision to downgrade maternity services at Aberystwyth's Bronglais Hospital.

MP visits woollen mill

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2:37pm Monday 11th August 2014

Ceredigion MP, Mark Williams visited the Curlew Weavers Woollen Mill near Rhydlewis, where he met owner Roger Poulson. The mill produces a wide range of woollen fabrics, garments and other products in tweed, flannel, dress materials and upholstery fabrics.

Extra Fishguard to Carmarthen trains given the go-ahead

1:43pm Monday 11th August 2014

Transport Minister, Edwina Hart, has given the go-ahead to continue with the additional rail services between Fishguard and Carmarthen following a review of the three-year experimental service introduced in 2011.

Ar Ol Tri take title for 11th time

Tivyside Advertiser: Ar Ol Tri conductor Wyn Lewis is presented with the trophy on the eisteddfod stage

6:12pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Cardigan male voice choir Ar Ol Tri have won the National Eisteddfod title for an unprecedented 11th time.


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