25 Mile in Good Food Guide 2015

11:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Cardigan restaurant The 25 Mile has been included in the 2015 edition of Good Food Guide.

Police charge book auction

7:15am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A police charge book offering an interesting insight into the social history of the Teifi Valley is due to be sold at auction today (Tuesday).

Another 'big cat' sighting

5:53pm Monday 1st September 2014

Another sighting has been made of the 'big black cat' in Aberporth.

Door stolen

4:05pm Monday 1st September 2014

An UVPC door was stolen from outside a vacant Pontgarreg property between August 23 and 28.

No to NATO vigil in Cardigan

Tivyside Advertiser: Anti-NATO campaigners outside Cardigan's Guildhall

12:47pm Monday 1st September 2014

As NATO leaders gathered in Newport (Gwent) some local people joined a huge protest march which was taking place across that city, individuals and groups from Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire gathered outside Cardigan Guildhall for a peace vigil.

Summer skills success

12:13pm Monday 1st September 2014

Ceredigion Youth Service recently undertook a successful Summer Skills programme in partnership with Hyfforddiant Ceredigion Training.

New cohort of community nurses comes to Cardigan

11:50am Monday 1st September 2014

A new cohort of community trained nurses have given a boost to community nursing in the Cardigan area.

Young people make a Point

Tivyside Advertiser: POINT members present Richard Goswell and projectionist Paul Williams with a cheque, and receive a “tour” of the new projector at Theatr Gwaun. (9844449)

9:57am Monday 1st September 2014

Members of POINT, Fishguard-based young people’s project, raised money through bag packing at the local Co-op and donated some of the money to Theatr Gwaun.

Sponsored cycle for co-responder unit

Tivyside Advertiser: Cyclists ready to go at Cardigan fire station

9:39am Monday 1st September 2014

On Saturday some 20 cyclists including four fire fighters from Cardigan took part in a sponsored cycle ride from Cardigan fire station up to Aberystwyth fire station and then back to Cardigan, a total distance of nearly eighty miles

Search for kayakers

9:15am Monday 1st September 2014

Tresaith Beach Lifeguards requested assistance to look for two 17 year-old kayakers on Thursday afternoon.

Thanks to club stewards

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5:44pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Mr Ian Gollop, Life President, presenting a Dartington Crystal clock to Nick and Rachel on their departure from Cardigan Rugby Club after 10 years of stewarding the Club. With best wishes from all of the club members and committee.

Psychiatrist asked to assess man accused of £30k blaze

2:45pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A psychiatrist is to be asked to assess a Blaenporth man accused of setting a fire that caused more than £30,000 worth of damage.

NatWest decision is 'a betrayal of rural areas'

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2:43pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Local politicans have described the NatWest’s decision to close several bank branches as a ‘betrayal of rural areas’.

Driver warned he could face jail

2:32pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A Newport driver accused of running his 4 x 4 into a group of people who had annoyed him has been cleared of deliberately injuring two of them.

Lifeboat station open day

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12:49pm Friday 29th August 2014

Crowds flocked to Cardigan RNLI Lifeboat Station's recent open day.

Waste amnesties proving popular

11:41am Friday 29th August 2014

A total of 1,187 tyres have been collected to date from four recent waste amnesty events in Carmarthenshire.

Alleged assault

11:37am Friday 29th August 2014

Police have received an allegation that at approximately 7.40pm on Bank Holiday Monday a male and female were assaulted by another female outside Pearl’s café, Pendre, Cardigan.

Windscreen smashed

11:35am Friday 29th August 2014

The windscreen of a Vauxhall Corsa was smashed while parked at Pendre, Cardigan, overnight on August 23/24.

Moylegrove scarecrows

11:13am Friday 29th August 2014

Scarecrows took over a north Pembrokeshire village over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Scouts' Swedish challenge

Tivyside Advertiser: Teifi District Explorer Scouts on the last day of their hike. (9780277)

9:16am Friday 29th August 2014

A group of local Explorer Scouts from the Teifi District recently returned from a 14 day expedition to Sweden to complete their Explorer Belt challenge.

Missing child found

4:44pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Emergency services launched a search for a child reported missing on New Quay beach on Thursday afternoon.

Ambulance response times continue to slide

4:11pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Local AM Elin Jones has reacted with concern to news that ambulance response times continue to worsen, with Ceredigion’s figures again among the worst in Wales.

Pembrokeshire recycling among highest in Wales

Tivyside Advertiser: COUNTY EXCELLS AT RECYCLING: Pictured at the Civic Amenity and Recycling Centre at Winsel, near Haverfordwest are Supervisor David Riby, Richard Brown, and Cllr Huw George. PICTURE: Contributed (9627020)

2:46pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Recycling rates in Pembrokeshire are among the best in Wales, new figures have shown.

Drunk driver crashed mother's car

12:49pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A Cardigan man was nearly four times the drink drive limit when he crashed his mother’s car into a wall, a court has heard.

'Desperate' teen admitted 'disgusting offence'

12:21pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A Cardigan teenager has been fined £50 for the ‘disgusting offence’ of urinating in a cafe doorway.

Teen thrashed sign in temper

11:54am Thursday 28th August 2014

A teenage party-goer ‘saw red’ and smashed a sign the morning after, a court heard last week.

Warrant issued

11:16am Thursday 28th August 2014

A warrant has been issued for a man accused of common assault.

Cannabis possession fine

11:10am Thursday 28th August 2014

A Llanarth man used cannabis to ease arthritis pain, a court heard last week.

MP welcomes DHL change of heart

10:52am Thursday 28th August 2014

Ceredigion’s MP Mark Williams has welcomed the news from DHL that as of 1st January 2015, no Welsh post codes will be subject to a Remote Area Service.

'Invaluable' usher retires

10:34am Thursday 28th August 2014

Ceredigion magistrates expressed their gratitude for the hard work of a highly thought of court usher who retired last week.

First St Dogmaels village show

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9:35am Thursday 28th August 2014

St Dogmaels will hold its first Village Show on 13th September at the Abbey and St Thomas’ Church Hall. A wide range of classes are being offered in Produce, Flowers and Plants, Floral Art, Cookery, Wine, Beer and Cider, Photography, Art and Craft together with classes for Children, Schools and Groups. There are even fun classes for the family dog.

Reserve supreme

9:36am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Pembrokeshire County Show was a memorable one for the Edwards and Horton Families, of Maesygollen Stud, Boncath when Panteryrod Bentley was hailed as Reserve Supreme of Show having won the Coloured Championship on the Tuesday. The five year old coloured stallion has recently been graded with CHAPS UK. He won the Royal Welsh Coloured Championship as a three year old before having a two year break from the show ring. Bentley was successfully shown by Mike Edwards.

Estyn confirms Coleg Ceredigion is ‘Top of the Class!’

3:02pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Following its Annual Performance Review by Estyn, Coleg Ceredigion is delighted to announce that it is the best college in Wales for short course success rates and in the top quarter of all colleges in Wales for all its full time (long) course results! Estyn states in its report that: “the college has achieved an upward trend on these long courses for all data indicators over the last four years. In addition, 2012-13 data shows the college’s success rate has remained in the top quarter of all colleges in Wales for the last two years and in 2012-13 was the highest in the [further education] sector for short course success rates”.

Pharmacy awarded for investing in carers

Tivyside Advertiser: •	The photograph shows Mrs Rees presenting the IiC certificate to Rory McConnell, Pharmacist at Boots, Aberaeron and Pat Smithers who is Carers Lead for the store

2:53pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A pharmacy in Aberaeron has become the first in Wales to gain recognition for its work with carers.

Learning about bees

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2:44pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Pictured are a group of beginners and their tutors who attended a beginners course earlier this year at the Teifiside Beekeepers apiary. After attending regular meetings during the season all of them are able to handle bees and some beginners already have their own colonies. Our youngest beekeeper is Alaw James (12) from Penrhiwllan who comes with her mother Meinir, also pictured here. The Teifiside is holding another one-day beekeeping taster course on September 13 this year and participants will learn the basics of beekeeping and even try their hand at extracting some honey. Anyone interested please contact Irma at irmaffosyffin@btinternet.com

Man "used his car as weapon"

2:41pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A Newport driver deliberately ran into a group of people after he over reacted to a “trivial” exchange of abuse, it was alleged today.

Beach rescue

9:30am Monday 25th August 2014

Two local young men were rescued by Moylegrove coastguards and Fishguard RNLI lifeboats plus Newport lifeguards after they got into difficulty off Newport sands on Friday evening.

Big cat sighting claim at Aberporth

11:59am Sunday 24th August 2014

A large black 'panther-like' creature has been spotted in woodland near Aberporth.

Wounding charge denied

5:01pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A Llandysul man appeared before a judge at Swansea crown court today to deny a charge of wounding.

Pirates from the past

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3:38pm Friday 22nd August 2014

August, twenty five years ago in New Quay and a group of the young fishermen of the town, play the part of pirates in a community play. Many of those here will be recognised as still living there today. The producer, the poet Dot Clancy whose idea the community play was, died some years ago.

MP voices concern over provision of maternity services in Ceredigion

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Ceredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams yesterday met with Interim Chief Executive of the Hywel Dda Health Board, Karen Howell, and raised directly the issue of maternity services in Ceredigion, and in particular the correspondence sent to expectant mothers suggesting that consultant-led services would only be available in Glangwili.

Fuse box fire

2:54pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Local fire-fighters attended an incident involving an external fuse box in George Street, New Quay, on Thursday evening.

Concern at rise in biker casualties

2:39pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Police chiefs have issued a plea to bikers to stay safe following a ‘significant increase’ in motorcyclists killed or seriously injured this year.

Success for Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi high fliers

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2:24pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Pupils at Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi are celebrating some excellent results this week, with 87% of students achieving at least 5 Level 2 (GCSE) qualifications at grades A* - C, and 99% of students achieving the Level 1 threshold (at least 5 GCSEs at grades A*-G).

New flats aim to maximise independence

Tivyside Advertiser: Pictured in the bedroom of one of the new intermediate care flats are (left to right): AM Gwenda Thomas; Jayne Jones, Head of Care and Support Services, Family Housing Association; Martyn Palfreman; Cllr Simon Hancock, and Chris Harrison, Head of Strategi

2:16pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A brand new facility has been opened in north Pembrokeshire to enable local people to get back on their feet and return home after suffering a serious illness or injury.

AM seeks reassurance on Aberaeron Health Centre

2:14pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Ceredigion AM Elin Jones has written to the Chief Executive of Hywel Dda Health Board to seek clarification of the Board’s plans for the proposed Aberaeron Health Centre.

Support for Slalom champ Steffan

Tivyside Advertiser: Steffan Walker with members of Teifi Valley Round Table and Teifi Freemasons Lodge

12:01pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Teifi Valley Round Table and Teifi Freemasons Lodge have banded together to help a young Ceredigion sportsman.

AM urges resolution of ‘Village Green’ application

Tivyside Advertiser: Elin Jones AM meeting the leaders of the campaign for village green status at Maesglas.

10:55am Friday 22nd August 2014

Following the news of the rejection of yet another application to build flats and houses on the playing field near Maesglas and Y Rhos in Cardigan, Ceredigion’s Plaid Cymru AM Elin Jones has again met the local action group who have campaigned to save the field, and is urging Ceredigion Council to consider the application to preserve the field as a ‘village green’ without delay.

AM quizzes Health Board on maternity letters

10:23am Friday 22nd August 2014

Ceredigion AM Elin Jones has demanded that Hywel Dda Health Board comes clean on letters that have been sent to many expectant mothers in Ceredigion.

Turbine bid fails

10:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

A bid to build two 77 metre tall wind turbines near Llanfyrnach has failed, after a planning inspector ruled they would harm the character and appearance of the surrounding landscape.


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