Canolfan Tegryn is name for new centre

2:39pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

One of Aberporth's favourite sons is to be honoured in the naming of the village's new Flying Start centre.

Funding timescale "too tight"

2:32pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A scheme which could see town centres tapping into £50k of funding has been criticised by a Ceredigion councillor.

Rates rebate welcomed

2:22pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Ceredigion's Cabinet have welcomed a Welsh Assembly initiative which will see a £1,000 rates rebate for local businesses.

Bandstand returns

Tivyside Advertiser: The bandstand in its Victorian heyday

2:11pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A well-known landmark in Cardigan the bandstand in Victoria Gardens which was removed just over a year ago is back on site after specialist refurbishment work was carried out on the cast iron structure.

'Allo, Allo, Allo' - French visitors delight at fluent officer

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4:18pm Monday 28th July 2014

Two teenagers on a visit from Cardigan's French twin town Brioude couldn't believe their luck when they passed a police patrol car in Gwbert.

Planners to decide roundhouse's fate

11:41am Monday 28th July 2014

A controversial north Pembrokeshire eco home, which has gained support from around the globe, may have to be demolished if refused retrospective planning permission this week.

Castle still has lots of secrets to tell

11:33am Monday 28th July 2014

Archaeological digs have been going on at Cardigan Castle for the past two years - but only five percent of ground has been investigated.

New beach strategy launched

Tivyside Advertiser: Councillors and officers from Pembrokeshire County Council, including Cllr Huw George (foreground) plus representatives from Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, Natural Resources Wales, the NFU, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, Dyfed Powys Police, and Keep

10:38am Monday 28th July 2014

A new initiative aimed at maintaining and improving Pembrokeshire’s high quality beaches was launched last week.

Mwnt makes top-ten special place shortlist

Tivyside Advertiser: Roy Noble and National Trust coastal project manager Richard Neale (8651507)

10:26am Monday 28th July 2014

Mwnt is among the National Trust Wales’ top ten Special Places shortlist announced last week.

Fury over car park resurfacing

Tivyside Advertiser: Olwen Davies examines the car park surface

10:24am Monday 28th July 2014

Adding insult to injury - that's the opinion of fed-up residents in Gloster Row, Cardigan, after resurfacing of a nearby car park left a mess.

Stricken leisure craft rescued

9:53am Monday 28th July 2014

New Quay inshore lifeboat assisted a rib with two people on board off Aberaeron on Friday morning.

Simmental Youngstock Person

Tivyside Advertiser: Youngstock Champion Dylan Davies  (8647300)

9:38am Monday 28th July 2014

Local school boy 11 year-old Dylan Davies of Beulah was awarded the Simmental Youngstock Person at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show last week after his duties in the cattle shed and cattle rings were recognised.

Girl guides at Royal Welsh

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4:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

Members of Girlguiding Cymru’s Guides from Cardigan have spent a week in the great outdoors volunteering at the Royal Welsh Show – and meeting UK Prime Minister David Cameron as he visited the site on 21 July.

“Vote for Mwnt!” says AM

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4:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

Ceredigion’s Plaid Cymru AM Elin Jones has helped to launch the National Trust’s ‘10 special places’ at this year’s Royal Welsh Show.

Brothers take over pizza tipi

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3:15pm Friday 25th July 2014

Four young brothers have taken over Cardigan's Pizza Tipi.

Opportunity to view new community care resource centre

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2:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

People are being offered the opportunity to view the new Bro Preseli development in Crymych.

Sex charges man to plead not guilty

1:12pm Friday 25th July 2014

A judge heard today that a man is to deny two charges of sexual touching alleged to have happened at Aberaeron.

Charity shop launch

12:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

A welsh celebrity is set to launch The Veteran Horse Welfare’s new Cardigan charity shop on August 3.

Have your say on National Park's future

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11:51am Friday 25th July 2014

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority is inviting people to share their views on what kind of National Park they want to see in the future.

Castle quilt project

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11:47am Friday 25th July 2014

The Castle needlecraft group will take a much-deserve break over the summer after having put in a lot of hard work! The latest project has been to create a quilt depicting Cardigan Port and its historical shipping lines.

Teens hosted by twinners

Tivyside Advertiser: Maxime and Paul with members of the Cardigan twinning committee

11:37am Friday 25th July 2014

Cardigan Twinning Committee has been hosting two youngsters from its French twin town Brioude.

Preseli WI members welcome baton

Tivyside Advertiser: Preseli Group WI. Pic credit Norman High  (8600900)

11:15am Friday 25th July 2014

Celebrating 100 years of the WI in 2015 the Centenary Baton continued its journey around all the WI Federations in England and Wales, arriving with Preseli Group, Pembrokeshire Federation on July 19.

Grass fire

9:44am Friday 25th July 2014

Llandysul fire crew dealt with a grass fire in the Llanfihangel ar Arth area on Wednesday afternoon.

County's bee-keeping centre opens

Tivyside Advertiser: Edwina Hart receiving a jar of Scolton Manor Pembrokeshire Honey from Paul Eades. (8593906)

9:05am Friday 25th July 2014

Beekeeping in Pembrokeshire has received a major boost following the opening of the Pembrokeshire Beekeeping Centre at Scolton Manor.

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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.




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