Farmers pulling together for FUW flood relief aid

Tivyside Advertiser: (5489513)

5:38pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A huge load of silage donated by West Wales farmers has just been delivered to a Somerset farm that suffered severe flooding recently.

Vintage cricket

Tivyside Advertiser: (Left to Right) Ron Walton, Mike Staddon (team captain), and Laurence Harris of Daionic.

2:28pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

They have clocked up countless runs and have a combined age higher than a record innings, but this could be the last season the Wales Over 60s Cricket Team takes to the crease, as new health and safety requirements come into play.

Campaign to save Pontgarreg school field for the community

Tivyside Advertiser: Elin Jones AM and local councillor Gwyn James with campaigners at the old school field in Pontgarreg.Left-right: Cllr. Gwyn James, Elin Jones AM, Lyn Davies, Susan Kean, Barry Evans, Jaci Owen Evans.

11:21am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Local Ceredigion AM Elin Jones is backing a community campaign in Pontgarreg to secure the former school field as a community playground.

CCTV to be reviewed by Police and Crime Commissioner

11:16am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon is to review CCTV services originally installed to cut crime.

Union officials to leaflet QinetiQ employees

10:57am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Senior officials from the Prospect union will leaflet QinetiQ employees arriving for work at the Aberporth site tomorrow morning (Thursday 17 April) as part of a UK-wide campaign to win back union recognition within the defence technology company.

Shoes stolen

10:53am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A thief stole a parcel containing a pair of red high heel wedges from a domestic post box at Drefach Felindre last week.

Top prize for fourth year

Tivyside Advertiser: (5465594)

10:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Glyn Jones of TE, MRL & EG Jones of Llanarth, Ceredigion has won the coveted Glanbia Cheese Milk Quality Cup FOUR years in a row.

Road surface dressing

Tivyside Advertiser: Surface dressing on Pembrokeshire's roads (5390409)

10:51am Monday 14th April 2014

Pembrokeshire’s annual road surface dressing programme is set to start at the beginning of May.

Leaking flue

10:45am Monday 14th April 2014

Fire fighters were called to a smoke-logged property in the Pencader area on Saturday night.

Hovercraft training on Teifi Estuary

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10:44am Monday 14th April 2014

A local marine business will be hovercraft training in the Teifi estuary over the coming months.

River debris blaze

10:41am Monday 14th April 2014

A fire involving river debris near Gloster Row, Cardigan, was extinguished by the local fire crew on Friday afternoon.

Chimney fire

10:38am Monday 14th April 2014

Cardigan fire crew dealt with a chimney fire in Moylegrove on Sunday night.

Attempted boat break-in

10:01am Monday 14th April 2014

Police are investigating following attempts to break into several boats in Aberaeron Harbour overnight on April 8 to 9.

Mountain bike event raises funds for lifesaving service

Tivyside Advertiser: New Quay's Urban Downhill Mountain Bike event raised funds for the Wales Air Ambulance 

9:45am Monday 14th April 2014

Organisers of the New Quay Urban Downhill Mountain Bike event recently presented a £300 cheque to the Wales Air Ambulance .

Palm Sunday ceremony

Tivyside Advertiser: (5380434)

4:49pm Sunday 13th April 2014

On Palm Sunday, members of the Crymych Group of Churches were led by a donkey named Snowball from the centre of Llanfyrnach village to its Church, to commemorate Jesus’ ride into Jerusalem on a donkey. Welsh bagpipes, a mandolin and a ukulele accompanied the hymn singing, as did Snowball for a short while! The children delivered palm crosses to onlookers and through village letter boxes, and the Eucharist was celebrated on arrival at St. Brynach’s Church by the Vicar, Revd. Jonathan Copus.

Long journey 'dices with lives'

4:11pm Friday 11th April 2014

A severely ill north Pembrokeshire patient was transported more than 50 miles to Bronglais hospital because there was no space in Withybush, health watchdogs were told on Friday.

Chairman's roller coaster years

2:28pm Friday 11th April 2014

The outgoing chairman of Ceredigion Community Health Council has described his experience as a ‘rollercoaster two years’.

Lottery boost for hospice plan

Tivyside Advertiser: Skanda Vale celebrates the lottery grant news

1:36pm Friday 11th April 2014

A £2m project to build an inpatient hospice near Llandysul serving Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion can now go ahead, thanks to a Lottery grant.

New tourism centre and website launched

Tivyside Advertiser: The launch of the iTeifi website at Gwest'r Emlyn

2:54pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A new initiative to boost tourism in the Teifi Valley was unveiled this week with the launch of the iTeifi Visitor Centre in Newcastle Emlyn.

Changing room theft

2:47pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Property was taken from two sports bags in Newcastle Emlyn Leisure Centre's changing rooms, between 12.30pm and 2pm on March 25.

National Park attractions celebrate successful year

2:44pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority is gearing up for another busy tourism season having seen visitor numbers increase at its attractions in 2013.

MP's trip to Patagonia

Tivyside Advertiser: MP Mark Williams meets Trevelin mayor Juan Carlos Garitano

12:51pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CeredigionMP, Mark Williams, on a recent Welsh Affairs Select Committee visit to Patagonia, met with Mayor of Trevelin, Juan Carlos Garitano. Trevelin is a town in Patagonia which is twinned with Cardigan in Ceredigion.

Assault halts teenager's plans to join marines

12:14pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A teenager with an ambition to join the Royal Marines has been forced to put his plans on hold for a year after admitting a drunken assault.

Warrant issued

11:24am Thursday 10th April 2014

A warrant has been issued for a Llandysul man facing a charge of causing harassment, alarm or distress to firemen and a paramedic.

Great response to share offer

Tivyside Advertiser: Shareholders at Hermon

11:17am Thursday 10th April 2014

The new shareoffer to develop a community run cafe at Canolfan Hermon near Crymych has got off to a fantastic start with over £8,000 received in shares within one week. The share offer was launched on Friday the 4th of April and local people were given a full explanation of how the shareoffer is registered with the HMRC Seedcorn Enterprise investment Scheme. This scheme known as SEIS allows UK tax payers to revive 50% of their share investment back as a tax relief scheme. The organiser of the scheme in Hermon - Cris Tomos explained further " The trustees of Canolfan Hermon wished to develop the community cafe idea to offer new jobs and to have regular catering and hospitality training courses. There is a need to raise a minimum of £20,000 to develop the ideas and kit out the cafe area. The SEIS share investment scheme is a great way for people to invest in their community and to also have 50% tax relief" Cris added " In rural West Wales we need to see money retained and within our local economy to boost jobs and training people in new skills"

Cheese cost thief £180

11:14am Thursday 10th April 2014

A Cardigan woman stole a block of cheese as a form of ‘self harm’, a court heard last week.

Fantastic fundraising year for Penny Farthing Appeal

Tivyside Advertiser: Penny Farthing fundraisers

11:03am Thursday 10th April 2014

Llandysul’s own Penny Farthing Appeal proudly presented Cancer Research Wales with a fund of almost £18,000 at Coracles Leisure & Country Club in Cenarth last Saturday.

Cardigan woman faces drug charges

10:54am Thursday 10th April 2014

A Cardigan woman accused of drug possession is due to appear in court this month.

Japanese interest in castle

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12:53pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Cardigan Castle is set to feature on the map for Japanese tourists.

Assault allegation

12:08pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Cardigan Police is investigating an allegation of assault which is reported to have occurred at approximately 1pm on Sunday 23rd March on the road near the Teifi Netpool Inn, St Dogmaels.

Funeral director jailed

11:55am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A funeral director “who took a chance and can now take the consequences” has been jailed today for causing a head on collision while more than twice over the drink drive limit.

Dolphin watching on national day

Tivyside Advertiser: Janet Baxter (5265670)

10:17am Wednesday 9th April 2014

April 14th is National Dolphin day, and the best place to see the largest population of bottlenose dolphins in Europe is along the spectacular coast here in Ceredigion.

Mural on permanent display

Tivyside Advertiser: The artist Meirion Jones handing the mural over to Ann Whitall of the Welsh National Wool Museum and Stephen Jones chair of the ‘Stori Fawr Drefach- Felindre’ project at the unvailing evening at Neuadd y Ddraig Goch Felindre.

12:57pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A mural painted by the the well known artists Meirion and Aneurin Jones of Cardigan and depicting the life of a Teifi Valley village will be on permanent display from now on at the Welsh National Woollen Museum at Drefach- Felindre.

MP welcomes train announcement

12:41pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Ceredigion MP Mark Williams has welcomed the announcement from Edwina Hart that an hourly train service will be introduce between Aberystwyth and Shrewsbury.

Car damaged

4:27pm Monday 7th April 2014

Police in Cardigan are investigating an incident where damage was caused to a silver Audi A4, sometime between 7pm on Saturday March 29 and 1am on Sunday March 30. The car was parked in Hillfield Place, Parcllyn, Aberporth when the damage was done. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact Cardigan Police by calling 101.

Car damaged

4:07pm Monday 7th April 2014

Cardigan police are investigating damage caused to a silver Audi A4, sometime between 7pm on Saturday March 29 and 1am the following day.

New chapter for mobile library service

3:59pm Monday 7th April 2014

A new home delivery library service for people who are unable to get to a library building is to be introduced in Pembrokeshire.

Family business to close

Tivyside Advertiser: (5169748)

3:43pm Monday 7th April 2014

One of the area's longest running family businesses is to close this summer.

Money Week seminar at Coleg Ceredigion

Tivyside Advertiser: Mark Williams MP with Ceri Ann Thomas, Chloe Rowberry, Chelsea Lewis, Helen Griffiths, Ffion Evans from Coleg Ceredigion, Rachel Dodge from Colegau Cymru and Katy Brown Barclays Community Investment Manager. (5199333)

3:42pm Monday 7th April 2014

Ceredigion MP Mark Williams visited Coleg Ceredigion on Friday to sit in a tutorial on money and financial responsibility as part of Barclays Money Week.

Young people’s substance service launch

3:37pm Monday 7th April 2014

Choices West, Drugaid’s newest project for young people with drug and alcohol support needs is launching across Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion with a road show.

Peddling for pounds

Tivyside Advertiser: Bobath Spinathon (5198238)

3:24pm Monday 7th April 2014

Emlyn Friends Of Bobath peddled in the pounds with a 12 hour Spinathon at Tesco Cardigan on Saturday April 5.

Electrical cable fire

12:46pm Monday 7th April 2014

A fire was reported outside a Sarnau storage facility on Saturday afternoon.

Marathon effort for Russell

Tivyside Advertiser: Russell Williams

12:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

A 35 year old car mechanic from Cardigan who suffered heart attack when he was just 28 is now preparing to run in a challenge of a lifetime to help the nation’s heart charity, British Heart Foundation (BHF) Cymru.

Cabinet to consider mobile library changes

11:52am Monday 7th April 2014

A review into the future of Pembrokeshire’s mobile library has proposed stopping the service in its current form.

Police van and Nissan Micra collision

11:49am Monday 7th April 2014

A police van and Nissan Micra were involved in a collision at the Gamallt traffic lights on Sunday afternoon.

St Dogmaels had a Wild Weekend for Wales!

Tivyside Advertiser: Members of St Dogmaels Youth Club and Herb Garden

11:03am Monday 7th April 2014

Over 230 applicants from across Wales applied for free National Garden Centre vouchers as part of Keep Wales Tidy’s ‘Have a Wild Weekend for Wales’ campaign.

Unmanned airport secures prime contract

10:51am Monday 7th April 2014

West Wales Airport has secured a two year MoD contract for the continued supply of its specialised airfield services and facilities.

Service suffers after lightning strike

Tivyside Advertiser: Hannah Havard's yard is cut off from communications (5179060)

10:08am Monday 7th April 2014

Rural Dinas Cross residents have been left without telephone and internet services for nearly three months, after lines were struck by lightning in February.

Expansion for foodbank

Tivyside Advertiser: Cardigan food bank helpers

9:21am Monday 7th April 2014

After nearly five years of surviving in very cramped conditions in the loft of New Life Church, Cardigan Foodbank has had a makeover and expansion.

Pollution check

9:20am Monday 7th April 2014

Fishguard coastguards were called to check for signs of pollution from fishing vessel Chris Tacha, PL26, which had reported taking water and listing while alongside in Fishguard Port on Sunday morning.


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