SURVEY OF HILLFORT ‘COULD REWRITE HISTORY OF ABERYSTWYTH’

A FIRST-EVER geophysical survey carried out at Pen Dinas earlier this month could “rewrite” the history of Aberystwyth, it has been claimed. The Cambrian News...

DISTINGUISHED CAREERS UNFOLD AS UNIVERSITY AND LIBRARY ENRICHED THE LIVES OF WOMEN

The National Library of Wales opened to the public in 1909 in a temporary location at the Assembly Rooms in Aberystwyth before moving to...

UNIQUE PHOTOS OF RNLI CREWS SNAPPED UP BY LIBRARY

UNIQUE photographs of RNLI crew and lifeboat stations in Ceredigion have been acquired by the National Library of Wales. The Cambrian News reported "The images,...

WALES’ FOOTBALL HEROES CHRONICLED IN NEW BOOK

AN Aberystwyth author has dived into Welsh football history to produce an insight into Welsh international players over the last 60 years. The Cambrian News...

WARNING FOR PEOPLE DIGGING UP GROUND ON IRON AGE HILLFORT

CADW have warned against illegal excavations on Pen Dinas after a group of people were seen “metal detecting and digging” on the ancient Iron...

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY: SEPTEMBER 1

GWYNFOR EVANS WAS BORN ON THE 1ST OF SEPTEMBER 1912 AT Y GOEDIWIG, 24 SOMERSET ROAD, BARRY. He was the eldest of the three children...

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY: AUGUST 18

THE NINETEENTH AMENDMENT. The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified on 18th August, 1920. It prohibits any U.S. citizen from being denied...

NAZI MAKES DECENT PROPOSAL

The Daily Star has reported that a Historian has proposed to girlfriend while dressed as a Nazi soldier. They said that Tom Sweet, who lives...

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WINDOWS ISSUE STALLS WORK ON SEAFRONT BUILDING IN ABERYSTWYTH

A scheme to improve the outside of a prominent Aberystwyth seafront listed building is “being held back” over an issue with deteriorating bay windows. Cambrian...

HOTEL OWNER PAYS TRIBUTE TO FIREFIGHTERS AND FAMILIES AFFECTED

The owner of an Aberystwyth seafront hotel targeted by an arsonist who killed one guest and left another with serious injuries has said his...

ARSONIST CAN’T EXPLAIN WHY HE SET KILLER BLAZE THAT DESTROYED HOTEL

The man who burned down the Ty Belgrave hotel on Aberystwyth’s seafront, killing one guest and badly injuring another, still can’t explain why he...