Fire Service issues road safety warning after series of motorcyclist fatalities

11:19am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is issuing a road safety message after three motorcyclists tragically lost their lives at three separate incidents over the bank holiday weekend.

Tributes to soldier who died in Good Friday motorcycle crash

11:05am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Police can confirm that the motoryclist who died in a road traffic collision on Good Friday on the A487 Felindre Farchog to Cardigan Road was

Motorcyclist dies after accident on Gwbert Road

6:30pm Sunday 20th April 2014

The motorcyclist involved in an accident with a 4x4 towing a boat on Gwbert Road, Cardigan, yesterday has died, police say.

Folk tales launch

Tivyside Advertiser: Launch of Ceredigion Folk Tales at Awen Teifi, Cardigan
Author Peter Stevenson with Ceri Owen Jones and Elsa Davies 

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12:38pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Author and storyteller Peter Stevenson launched his book of Ceredigion Folk Tales at Awen Teifi in Cardigan at the weekend.

Sea quilt launch

Tivyside Advertiser: Left to right :  Quilters Gwenllian Evans, Siân Collins, Janet Bridge, Beryl Davies and Lisa Hellier.

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11:57am Sunday 20th April 2014

Launched on Saturdayat the Shire Hall, the new community project to create a seaquilt was announced by Lisa Hellier, the community artist and map maker whose inspiration brought together the Aberteifi Cardigan. ‘The seaquilt is a project to create something with given fabric, and as always the materials dictate the final effect,’ said Lisa. ‘With a generous quantity of fabrics in shades of blue and green having been donated, it became easy to imagine a quilt which would define the role of the town in relation to its greater neighbour – the sea.’ The final effect is intended to show shipping lines through generations, setting out and returning to the West Coast of Wales, and primarily Aberteifi.

Queen's Guard honour for scout

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11:52am Sunday 20th April 2014

Ysgol y Preseli pupil and Viking Explorer Scout Rhodri Maiden will form part of a contingent of Queen’s Scouts performing a Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle at the St George’s Day parade when the Queen and the Royal party return after the service.

Lifeboat in action

11:47am Sunday 20th April 2014

New Quay lifeboat was in action on Good Friday.

Two seriously injured after crash in Cardigan

4:28pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Two men have been seriously injured following a crash involving a motorcycle and a tow truck in Gwbert Road, Cardigan.

Motorcyclist killed

9:21am Saturday 19th April 2014

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a lorry on the A487 at Croft, near Cardigan yesterday afternoon.

Bus shelters are "disgrace"

Tivyside Advertiser: Cllr Gethin James with a rusting bus shelter in Aberporth

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Ceredigion County Council has been criticised for installing bus shelters in local communties - but failing to maintain them.

Frustration over Strand ownership dispute

10:52am Friday 18th April 2014

Campaigners trying to improve the dilapidated Strand area in Cardigan have voiced their frustration at an ownership dispute between the county council and the Welsh Assembly Government.

Commissioner seeks better local justice for Dyfed-Powys communities

3:41pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon is to fund the study into how more of those harmed by crime or conflict can be given a voice in the sentencing process.

Dispute over ownership of dangerous steps

Tivyside Advertiser: Cllr Arthur Richards on the Glanmordy steps at Aberporth

3:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A report dating back to the 1930s is being used to help determine who owns some crumbling steps leading down to the beach in Aberporth.

Appeal for fire service recruits

2:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Local fire-fighters are appealing for new recruits to join the service, as Llandysul fire station prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Hinterland to air on BBC4

Tivyside Advertiser: Richard Harrington in character as DCI Tom Mathias. Filming at Ynys Las, Ceredigion. (5512274)

12:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Viewers across the UK will soon be able to experience a taste of the breath-taking Ceredigion landscape, as ground-breaking detective series Y Gwyll / Hinterland airs on BBC Four.

Casualty hospitalised after collision

12:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014

One person was taken to hospital following a collision near New Quay on Wednesday evening.

Pool fire

12:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Local fire fighters were called to tackle a fire at Newcastle Emlyn swimming pool on Wednesday morning.

Tractor fire

12:05pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A tractor caught fire in Pengelli woods, near Eglwyswrw, on Tuesday morning.

What’s the “buzz” about Pembrokeshire?

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11:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

Celebrity wildlife gardener and author, Jenny Steel, will be giving advice on how to transform your garden into a wildlife haven to attract pollinators and birds.

Defendant 'did not have super powers'

11:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

A man reported himself to police as he stood holding a kitchen knife in a Cardigan street, a court heard.

Takeaway owner fined

10:08am Thursday 17th April 2014

The owner of a north Pembrokeshire fast food outlet has been fined a total of £3,000 by Haverfordwest Magistrates after admitting to three food hygiene offences.

Cardigan teen admits drug possession

9:53am Thursday 17th April 2014

A Cardigan teenager was arrested for cannabis possession the day after he was discharged from hospital, a court heard on Wednesday.

Insurance case withdrawn

9:24am Thursday 17th April 2014

A case concerning an Aberporth man who denied driving without insurance has been withdrawn by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Denied drug charge dropped

9:15am Thursday 17th April 2014

Magistrates have formally discontinued a case involving two Cardigan 21 year-olds accused of drug possession.

Farmers pulling together for FUW flood relief aid

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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

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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

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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.


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