It’s that time of year again!
The summer that never was has passed and the tourists have gone home save for a few weekend trips to the caravan and October half term and the students are back in town once again.
Not quite the student basher myself having being one in Aberystwyth a few years ago I like to think they provide a huge social and [Continue]
As of tomorrow you will no longer be able to use the X32 Arriva service to travel between Aberystwyth and Bangor.
The route has been pulled by one of Europe’s largest transport operators due to a lack of customers and as such has resulted in the loss of eight jobs.
The route was vital to many people without cars stopping in Machynlleth, [Continue]
The Bay Hotel in Aberystwyth has become a bit of an eyesore on the seafront in recent years after closing in 2009.
Recently the current owners Brain’s Brewery were taken to task by the council for letting the condition of the buildings exterior fall into disrepair, and earlier this year the council announced that they would like to see the [Continue]
The flood appeal launched in the wake of the Aberystwyth flooding which hit villages in June has raised over £80,000 in total for victims.
The council will start the hand out cheques to a total of 130 people of either £250 or £750 based upon a number of factors.
These cheques are to be handed out in a local ceremony, and the remaining monies [Continue]
The sun is finally shining, tourists are arriving and people are donning their swim wear and heading for the sea here in Aberystwyth this week.
However despite all these positive signs for the local economy after the recent bad weather and floods a lack of goings on this week has led to a decapitated tree making this weeks news in Aber!
After the recent and disgraceful closure of the Afallon mental health ward at Bronglais Hospital the rumour mill swung into action with stories going round of a further two planned ward closures and up to 200 job losses.
However Hywel Dda health board have insisted that both the Rheidol and Enlli wards at Bronglais hospital in Aberystwyth will [Continue]
Health food retailer Julian Graves was placed in administration this week leaving the future of its staff across the country hanging in the balance.
The business has a large number of stores across the UK including one in Aberystwyth which employs a total of 11 people.
The company has struggled in recent months thanks to a downturn in trade and [Continue]
After making a donation to victims of the floods in Ceredigion last week Prince Charles will be coming to Aberystwyth to visit flood victims and meet with emergency service teams involved in the rescue and clean up.
The prince along with wife Camilla will attend Ceredigion Council offices to meet crews from around the area along with a large [Continue]
Portland Street in Aberystwyth town centre was closed off by police yesterday as they took part in a siege.
Original reports suggested that someone was being held hostage in Church Surgery although conflicting reports suggest that officers forced their way into a residential property in what is believed to have been a domestic incident.
A mental health ward at Bronglais Hospital in Aberystwyth which reopened less than two months ago following essential maintenance is to be closed indefinately.
The Afallon Ward looks after a number of patients from the local area who have a range of mental health problems and needs, and those patients are now being moved to Carmarthern’s [Continue]