CARDIGAN’S historic Market Hall was earmarked for a £1.7m to help secure its long-term future. The Cardigan Building Preservation Trust announced it had secured initial development funding to take the ambitious scheme forward.

VILLAGERS fighting to reopen the Boncath Inn as a community-led asset – along the same lines as the Tafarn Sinc in the Preseli Hills - made one last bid to buy the pub but admitted they were facing an uphill battle.

CARDIGAN PCSO Matt Kieboom won a top award voted for by members of the public when he scooped the Dyfed-Powys Police #WeCare Award.

NEWCASTLE Emlyn won the J Emrys Morgan Cup with a thumping 5-0 win over north Powys outfit Four Crosses in the final.

CONCERNS over the effects of energy drinks on pupils’ behaviour at schools was raised at a meeting of Newcastle Emlyn Town Council.

TRIBUTES were paid to an Aberporth dad of three Phillip Rasmussen who died in a reported cycling accident while on holiday in Menorca.

MORE than 100 people attended the opening of the new café/bakery/bar/bistro Crwst at the old Siop y Cardi building on Priory Street.

NEWCASTLE Emlyn farmer Hefin Owen won a two-year legal case after he was cleared of tampering with TB tests.

THERE was dismay after Cardigan missed out in the Welsh Government’s announcement of £56m to build flood defences at eight schemes across Wales.

CEREDIGION MP Ben Lake raised his concerns about the proposed axing of the New Quay all weather lifeboat in the House of Commons.

LLANDYSUL paddler Lili Bryant was celebrating after taking gold at the Youth Olympic Games world qualification event at Barcelona.

THE streets of Cardigan were packed for the annual Barley Saturday celebrations as Weslh Cobb Murrayhall Cadfael took top honours for handler Carwyn James and owners Barry and Helen Hall from Rhydlewis.