Private lives of dolphins revealed

Tivyside Advertiser: Milly Metcalfe

2:39pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Scientists in Wales are leaping ahead in their quest to unravel the mysterious private lives of dolphins, thanks to a piece of advanced photo equipment.

Stalemate over Strand ownership

2:18pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The long-running debate over the ownership of the strip of land bordering the river Teifi in Cardigan, at the Strand near the castle, seems to have reached an impasse.

AM raises Cardigan Hospital consultation concerns

1:58pm Thursday 24th July 2014

With the Outline Business Case for the new Cardigan Hospital development due to be submitted at the end of July, Elin Jones, local Plaid Cymru AM for Ceredigion, has written to the Health Minister to express her concerns at the public consultation that Hywel Dda Health Board has undertaken.

Crymych farmer gains scholarship to travel down-under

12:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A Crymych farmer has gained a HCC Livestock Scholarship to travel to the other side of the world.

Belly dance festival

Tivyside Advertiser: Rose Barter (right)  with fellow belly dancers

12:31pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Belly dancers from all over West Wales will converge on Cardigan in August for the fourth annual Belly Dance Festival.

Play area site to be re-inspected

11:44am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A visit by a Welsh Assembly planning inspector to Maesglas play area in Cardigan has been scrapped following concerns raised by residents.

Cardigan's answer to the Lanes!

Tivyside Advertiser: (8517607)

10:09am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

It's been billed as Cardigan's answer to the Lanes area of Brighton - The Arcade is having a new lease of life with two new businesses just opening.

Open garden fundraiser

Tivyside Advertiser: (8516546)

9:51am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A total of £376 was presented to Ann Evans Wales Air Ambulance by Doreen and Billy Driscoll, which they raised by opening their garden recently at Sychpant, Pant y Bwlch , Newcastle Emlyn.

Christmas burglars jailed

5:12pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Two professional burglars who broke into houses across west Wales have been jailed.

100th birthday celebrations

Tivyside Advertiser: Eva Ferraresi (8435273)

3:02pm Monday 21st July 2014

A Ferwig resident celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family on Monday.

Town shield in Japan

Tivyside Advertiser: (8426568)

1:03pm Monday 21st July 2014

Cardigan town councillor Akira Shimazaki presented a town shield to the mayor of Otawara in Japan - Cllr Shimazaki's home town.

Special service

12:21pm Monday 21st July 2014

A special service will be held at Ebeneser Chapel, Newcastle Emlyn, this Sunday, July 27, 3pm, to remember one of the town's famous sons.

Boundary of Wales walk

Tivyside Advertiser: Stephen Hedges (8422856)

12:17pm Monday 21st July 2014

The son and grandson of Welsh cricket star Bernard Hedges recently arrived in the local area as part of their Boundary of Wales walk, a 1,000-mile trek to give more children access to cricket in Wales.

Fundraising ride for RDA

Tivyside Advertiser: (8413637)

10:45am Monday 21st July 2014

Cardigan Charity Fundraising Appeal recently presented a cheque to the Riding For The Disabled Association for £1392.00 as a result of a sponsored horse fun ride and a generous £ for £ match funding from Lloyds Bank. Pictured is Paul Davies presenting the cheque to Celia Summers of the Riding For The Disablied Association together with Fran Davies, Louise Duckworth and Pam Morris of Cardigan Charity Fundraising Appeal committee.

Caravan fire

10:23am Monday 21st July 2014

A caravan caught fire near Plwmp on Sunday night.

Kitchen fire

10:17am Monday 21st July 2014

Local fire-fighters tackled a kitchen fire at Pontgarreg on Friday afternoon.

Bomb experts called to coast

10:13am Monday 21st July 2014

Bomb experts were called to reports of two mines ashore near Aberarth on Friday morning.

Woman rescued from slipway

10:05am Monday 21st July 2014

Fishguard Coastguard rescue team and Preseli Sector manager assisted in the medical evacuation of a woman from the slipway at Cwm yr Eglwys on Wednesday afternoon.

Ceredigion WI members get the centenary party started

Tivyside Advertiser: Ceredigion WI members at Prince Charles Quay, Cardigan

6:06pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Centenary celebrations have begun for WI members as the specially designed centenary baton officially begins its journey through Ceredigion. The baton, launched on January 1st 2014 in Anglesey, where the first WI meeting was held in the UK in 1915, is travelling across the 69 WI federations in England, Wales and the Islands throughout the year in celebration of the links of friendship and community developed through the WI. It will finish its trip at the WI’s centenary Annual Meeting in June 2015 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Drop in sessions for new 'resource centre'

Tivyside Advertiser: Cardigan Hospital - no beds

5:15pm Friday 18th July 2014

People living in Cardigan and surrounding areas are being reminded that drop-in information sessions are being held in the next fortnight to provide information and answer questions on plans for Cardigan Integrated Resource Centre.

Weight losses gain new careers

Tivyside Advertiser: (8387876)

5:05pm Friday 18th July 2014

Two women in Ceredigion, who have lost six stone between them are about to start new careers because of their weight loss.

Sheep killed

4:31pm Friday 18th July 2014

Police are investigating reports that a number of sheep have been killed or injured in the Newport area. Police suspect dog worrying and have asked for anyone with any information to call 101 and ask for Crymych police station.

Be alert for flooding risks

Tivyside Advertiser: (8383756)

4:05pm Friday 18th July 2014

Natural Resources Wales is asking people to be alert for flooding as heavy rain is expected to affect Wales overnight (Friday into Saturday morning 18 & 19/07/14).

Residents object to "out of context" development

3:31pm Friday 18th July 2014

Plan to build 12 new homes in a Cardigan cul-de-sac- will create a "social housing enclave" in the south of the town, a site meeting heard this week.

Police urge slow moving vehicles to pull over

12:41pm Friday 18th July 2014

Local police in are issuing a plea to tractor drivers to pull over, of face a possible £5,000 fine, following complaints from irate motorists.

Caravan owners urged to be vigilant

11:10am Friday 18th July 2014

A lawn mower and extension cable were stolen from a storage unit outside a caravan at Brownhills Caravan Site, Synod Inn, between June 26 and July 8.

Bilingual student of the year

Tivyside Advertiser: Ffion Delve and her course tutor Jackie Broadhurst with her Certificate (8354685)

4:57pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A former Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi pupil has been crowned bilingual student of the year, after completing a Level 3 Childcare and Education Diploma at Pembrokeshire College.

Kayak theft

4:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Police are investigating the theft of a dark blue Sevylor inflatable canoe from Mwnt Beach sometime between 4pm and 8pm on July 9.

Long meetings may put off young members

2:59pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Local youths may not have the stamina for a full Llandysul Community Council meeting, councillors have warned.

Cider theft

1:06pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A drunk Cardigan man walked away with a box of cider cans, after shop staff refused a request to give it away for free, a court has heard.

Restaurant owners tried to restrain burglar

11:34am Thursday 17th July 2014

A burglar turned himself into police after stealing £22 from a Cardigan restaurant and leaving his hat at the scene.

Homeless father spent £100 on drugs

10:31am Thursday 17th July 2014

A single father bought drugs after finding himself homeless, a court has heard.

Assault denied

10:05am Thursday 17th July 2014

A man from the Midlands has denied touching a girl in a sexual manner in Llanarth.

Funeral director found dead

10:01am Thursday 17th July 2014

Police are satisfied there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a Teifi Valley funeral director whose body was found at his home in the village of Ffostrasol.

Head-butt loosen tooth

9:57am Thursday 17th July 2014

A Newcastle Emlyn man was ‘devastated’ after he head-butted his former girlfriend in the mouth, a court has heard.

Ceredigion construction student named in Squad UK for WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

3:22pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A construction metal work student could be on his way to Brazil next year after being selected to join WorldSkills Squad UK.

Parking is number one with customers

3:18pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Traders in Cardigan may worry about rates but it is access that concerns their customers.

Windfall for small businesses

3:05pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Cardigan Traders have welcomed a £1k windfall for small businesses in Wales.

Village flowers stolen

11:29am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Mean thieves have stolen flowers planted to welcome people into the village of Cilgerran.

Slimming is a family affair

Tivyside Advertiser: (8279045)

10:21am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Cardigan Mum, Vicky Edwards, joined Slimming World in June last year and now a year on she, her partner and her brother have lost over 11 stones between them. Vicky quickly realised that the Slimming World plan was no faddy diet, but a way of eating that could suit everybody in the family. Her early success inspired her partner, Nick and brother, Simon, to go along too.

Preseli Pembs MP is new secretary of state for Wales

Tivyside Advertiser: (8277058)

10:01am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Preseli Pembs MP Stephen Crabb has been appointed as the new Secretary of State for Wales in the recent Cabinet reshuffle.

Brothers celebrate 35 years of music

9:49am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Admired by Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens for their contribution to popular music and having also won plaudits for their achievements by leading lights in the music industry in Wales, two brothers from Cardigan are celebrating thirty five years of making music and running a renowned recording studio in their seaside town. Popular rock outfit Ail Symudiad are setting off on the road again to launch their new book which is documenting five decades of performing in venues across Wales and recording several memorable hits. With classics such as Rifieira Cymraeg, Garej Paradwys and Twristiaid yn y Dre, the band has over the years built up a following throughout the country.

Save our shops

Tivyside Advertiser: (8276277)

9:39am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Residents in the Cardigan area are not supporting local shops and with the situation compounded by parking issues there are fears that some businesses could cease trading this winter.

AM enjoys visit to “spectacular” Teifi wildlife project

Tivyside Advertiser: Joyce Watson AM; Lizzy Wilberforce

9:35am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Joyce Watson AM has visited the Welsh Wildlife Centre in Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire, to see how a new project to boost one of Wales’s most important habitats is coming along.

Business couple trial delayed

9:23am Wednesday 16th July 2014

The trial of a business couple accused of a string of frauds across west Wales could be delayed for almost a year, a judge heard this week.

Local police stations to close and relocate

Tivyside Advertiser: Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon. (8180929)

12:04am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Llandysul police station is to close and Newcastle Emlyn’ station will be relocated in a bid to save the force money.

University honour for author

Tivyside Advertiser: (8190785)

2:08pm Monday 14th July 2014

Author, former Education and Children’s Librarian for Dyfed and Assistant Director of Education at Ceredigion County Council, D Geraint Lewis, has been honoured as Fellow of Aberystwyth University.

New Quay RNLI reunite with rescuee

Tivyside Advertiser: Tom Evans, Eira and Ben Billingham. (8187092)

1:21pm Monday 14th July 2014

New Quay RNLI volunteers were reunited with nine year-old Eira near the spot where she was rescued last weekend.

Chuckling Goat scoops national award

Tivyside Advertiser: Chuckling Goat scoops prize  (8185251)

12:51pm Monday 14th July 2014

Llandysul based Chuckling Goat “Pro-Biotic Skin Care for Troubled Skin,” has won the Bronze Award in the Problem Skin Category in the third annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards.

Police crack down on road safety

12:29pm Monday 14th July 2014

Local roads policing units continued their efforts to promote road safety and reduce the number of casualties, as part of an ongoing road safety programme, last weekend.


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