HEALTH watchdog the Community Health Council stepped in to raise concerns with health authority bosses over the closure of GP surgeries at Cardigan and Llandysul.

FORMER Ceredigion MP and Mid and West Wales AM Simon Thomas was given a suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty in court to making hundreds of indecent images of children.

NEWCASTLE Emlyn traders welcomed the news that Carmarthenshire County Council was to introduce free parking at certain times in the town as part of a pilot project.

A BURST water main in Cardigan caused chaos on fair day – traditionally, one of the busiest days of the year in town. Many businesses were forced to shut for the entire day due to a lack of water.

COMMUNITIES across the Tivyside area came together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and remember all those who had made the ultimate sacrifice over the years.

CHEQUES for £400 each were handed over to residents at Newcastle Emlyn whose homes were devastated by flooding during Storm Callum. The whole community rallied around to contribute to the Emlyn Flood Assistance fund.

AN investigation was launched into Cardigan secondary School after formal complaints were lodged with the Local Education Authority by former staff members. The inquiry set up by Ceredigion County Council was understood to relate to allegations of bullying and harassment.

NURSE Anta Harries retired after 35 years at Cardigan Health Centre.

A NEW breakfast club was set up in Cardigan for armed forces personnel both past and present and their families.