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  1. One of the famous Welsh-Italian dynasties, the Contis, is to gather...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | IcNetwork

    Artillio Conti fled the grinding poverty of turn of the century Italy for a new life in Wales and his family went on to own a chain of Conti's cafes Family legend has it that 13-year-old Artillio Conti walked from Bardi, in northern Italy, to South Wales, in search of a better life as his country's economy collapsed. And as with all the best legends the family is a little hazy on the detail of how a 13-year-old managed to make a 1,000-mile or so journey to Wales.


  2. Moc Morgan: Champion fisherman who struck up a friendship with his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies As fishermen's tales go, it was perhaps the tallest of them all, even by Welsh standards, the one about a Cardiganshire angler taking a former President of the United States out in a boat for a spot of fly-fishing.


  3. Coleg Ceredigion A Level successesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Tivyside Advertiser

    Students at Coleg Ceredigion have once again shown how dedication and hard work pays off with many achieving the A level results they required. The months of hard work paid dividend with many now planning to pursue higher education courses at their chosen Universities and Colleges.


  4. BOWLS: Cardis go two points clear at topRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Tivyside Advertiser

    WITH three fixtures left the Ceredigion Bowling Association Division One title race between champions Lampeter and Cardigan is building up to an exciting shootout after both banked maximum points from their latest outings leaving the Cardis two points clear at the head of affairs. Cardigan visit Aberystwyth tomorrow while the champs are at Tregaron and seven days later it's crunch time when the rivals go head-to-head on the Gwbert Road green in Cardigan before Neville Morgan and co end the campaign at home against bottom of the pile Llandysul and Lampeter host New Quay.


  5. Cardigan Solicitors join protests against Legal Aid cuts Cardigan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Tivyside Advertiser

    Cardigan solicitors were joined by AM Simon Thomas and supporters outside Aberystwyth Justice Centre last week to protest against Legal Aid Cuts and proposed court closures. Local solicitors are concerned that cuts will present serious challenges regarding access to local justice, and could result in west Wales becoming an 'advice desert'.


  6. Care home overhaul in CeredigionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Newsday

    An overhaul of residential care homes will take place in Ceredigion to reduce costs and cut the number of empty beds. One will cater specifically for dementia patients, three will be developed into residential complexes, while there are plans for an integrated health hub.


  7. Man who died in crash in Lampeter is namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Tivyside Advertiser

    Dyfed Powys Police have confirmed that it was 50 year-old Roger Bevan, a UNISON Area Organiser, who sadly died at a road traffic collision on the B4337 near Cilcennin, Lampeter on Tuesday, July 14. The two vehicle collision occurred at approximately 5.45pm on the July 14. Mr Bevan, who was driving a Red VW Golf was pronounced dead at the scene. A 21 year- old male driver of a red Honda Civic also involved in the collision remains in hospital at this time and is in a stable condition.


  8. COLUMN: 'People have waited far too long,' Elin Jones AMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Tivyside Advertiser

    CEREDIGION has scored a notable success in terms of transport. After a period of lobbying by the Traws Link Cymru campaign group and myself, the Welsh Government Transport Minister has decided to commission an initial study into the feasibility of reopening the rail line between Aberystwyth, Tregaron, Lampeter and Carmarthen.


  9. Lampeter bowls successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Tivyside Advertiser

    ADAPTING well to the Newcastle Emlyn all-weather green Lampeter stole the limelight in the singles and pairs competitions at the Ceredigion two-wood championships. Bowling accurately and consistently throughout Eddie Thomas retained his singles title with a 21-20 semi-final win over fellow Lampeter bowler Ron Thomas and a 21-9 final win over Emlyn's John Davies.


  10. Return to form for CardiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Tivyside Advertiser

    STILL licking their wounds after a mauling in round one of the Carruthers Cup against Bedwas and Trethomas in South Wales there was a return to form for Cardigan who claimed a 27-shot win over Aberystwyth in the Ceredigion League on the Gwbert Road green. Highlight of the 96-69 win occurred on the 10th end when the Cardigan rink of Emyr Davies, Howard Devonald, Marc James and Paul Monders scored a maximum eight shots against their opponents Ieuan Rees, John C Price, Adam Jenkins and Ian Pugh.


  11. Rugby world cup at anniversary eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Newsday

    The rugby world cup trophy is stopping at the birthplace of the competitive game in Wales as it tours the country ahead of the 2015 tournament. The Webb Ellis Cup is visiting Lampeter, Ceredigion, where it is generally accepted the first match was played using competitive rules.


  12. Rights of way funding boost for CeredigionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Tivyside Advertiser

    This funding enables the county council to employ an additional member of staff for improvement works on the rights of way network in Ceredigion. As part of the programme for 2015, work has been carried out over the last two months on a network of bridleways in the Aeron Valley, and on bridleways linking Lledrod to the Ystwyth Trail.


  13. 'Life was never dull when you were in a boat with Moc'...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | IcNetwork

    Moc Morgan has died from cancer at the age of 86. His friend and fellow angling international George Barron said his death marked a 'sad day for Wales, Welsh angling and the angling world' Even as a busy head teacher at a Lampeter Primary School Moc Morgan found it difficult to resist the call of the sport that would dominate his life after retirement. Son Hywel Morgan, 47, recalls how he would head for the river in his lunch hour to steal a few moments away from the pressures of his teaching career.


  14. Polling Day in CeredigionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | CNN

    Today, May 7th 2015, is polling day in the British General Election and like the 649 other constituencies across the UK, Ceredigion's electors are going to the polls to cast their votes. Under British electoral law it is illegal to take a photograph of your vote or indeed take a photograph of the actual polling booths, but it is quite alright to take a photograph of the polling station and because I did some shopping in a nearby town I was able to take a photograph of two such buildings.


  15. FUW holds special Noson Lawen to mark union's 60th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    The FUW 's Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire branches are joining forces to stage a star-studded Noson Lawen to celebrate the union's 60th anniversary. The Noson Lawen will be held at Trinity St David's University, Lampeter, on Saturday, May 23, 7.30pm, with proceeds going to Ty Hafan and Hope House hospices.


  16. Cyclist killed pensioner doing 25mph along Welsh country laneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Mail on Sunday

    Mr Jones was taken to hospital but had to wait 50 minutes to be admitted and died four days later A pensioner died when he was struck by a cyclist doing 25mph along a poorly-lit country lane, an inquest heard. Gwyn Lloyd Jones, 67, died four days after his was knocked down by Richard Eakins's bike as he walked along the narrow road just yards from his home in Cilcennin, near Lampeter, Wales.


  17. General Election 2015: Number of registered voters in crucial Cardiff ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | IcNetwork

    The number of people able to vote in a key Welsh marginal seat has fallen by 3,700, prompting fears that students have fallen off the electoral roll with potential implications for who becomes PM. Figures compiled after the deadline for registering to vote passed show that voter rolls have increased in every seat in the Welsh capital apart from Liberal Democrat held, and student-dominated, Cardiff Central.


  18. Lampeter Stallion Show shines on hallowed showfield turfRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | IcNetwork

    Keen competitors and excited spectators went on their "annual pilgrimage" to the 54th Lampeter Stallion Show at the Talsarn showfield in Ceredigion in West Wales, on Saturday. Historically, this is known as "the first show of the season" and a favourite stomping ground to parade stallions in the hope of gaining revenue from the premiums awarded and covering mares.


  19. General Election 2015: Ceredigion constituency profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    Background: A large rural seat in the west of Wales, mostly consisting of uninhabited moorland and mountains, it has been held by the Liberal Democrats since 2005. With the population concentrated in the strip along the Cardigan bay coast and the towns of the Teifi valley, tourism and hill farming are crucial to the local economy as are the two universities, Aberystwyth University and the University of Lampeter.


  20. 800,000-year-old footprint dig awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | BBC News

    He was part of a team including scientists from the British Museum and Natural History Museum digging at a beach in Happisburgh in 2013. Dr Bates recognised the footprints as human after studying similar prints at Borth in Ceredigion , and said: "Seeing them for the first time it was clear that this was something special."