Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gymunedol Llangwyryfon asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gymunedol Llangwyryfon asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

01/12/2020

Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gymunedol Llangwyryfon have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Development of Ceredigion's first Wellbeing Hub approved

Development of Ceredigion's first Wellbeing Hub approved

01/12/2020

The proposal to develop a Wellbeing Centre in Lampeter was approved at a Cabinet meeting on 01 December 2020.


Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gynradd Ciliau Parc asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gynradd Ciliau Parc asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

30/11/2020

Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gynradd Ciliau Parc, Ciliau Aeron have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Cover faces or face closure

Cover faces or face closure

30/11/2020

Proprietors of three takeaways in Aberystwyth town centre have been warned that their businesses may face closure if they fail to take reasonable measures to provide or require the use of personal protective equipment and face coverings by persons working on their premises.


Make this week count to reduce the spread of the virus

Make this week count to reduce the spread of the virus

30/11/2020

The number of coronavirus cases in Ceredigion continues to increase and we ask all residents to follow the guidelines to reduce the spread of the virus.


Directory of services launched by Ceredigion’s Carers Unit as part of Carers Rights Day

Directory of services launched by Ceredigion’s Carers Unit as part of Carers Rights Day

30/11/2020

Whether you are a new carer or have been caring for someone for a while, it’s important that you understand your rights and you’re able to access the support that is available to you as soon as you need it. Wherever you are in your caring journey.


Dewis Cymru, your Health and Wellbeing Directory

Dewis Cymru, your Health and Wellbeing Directory

27/11/2020

Dewis Cymru has an online Wales-wide directory that Ceredigion residents can use to find a wealth of resources and opportunities in the County.


Premises Direction Notice issued on two businesses in Cardigan

Premises Direction Notice issued on two businesses in Cardigan

27/11/2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Functions of Local Authorities etc.) (Wales) Regulations 2020 provides local authorities in Wales with powers to control premises, events and public places in their areas to help control coronavirus within their areas. This includes closing premises and public places and stopping events where necessary.


Pupils in Year 10 at Ysgol Bro Pedr asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils in Year 10 at Ysgol Bro Pedr asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

27/11/2020

Pupils in the Year 10 at Ysgol Bro Pedr, Lampeter have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Changes to use of face coverings in schools and colleges

Changes to use of face coverings in schools and colleges

27/11/2020

The Welsh Government has updated its operational guidance on the use of face coverings in secondary schools and colleges.


Students encouraged to book a coronavirus test before travelling home for Christmas

Students encouraged to book a coronavirus test before travelling home for Christmas

27/11/2020

Students planning to travel to Ceredigion for the festive season are encouraged to book a coronavirus test whether they have symptoms or not.


Improvements required at a pub in Devil’s Bridge

Improvements required at a pub in Devil’s Bridge

26/11/2020

A hospitality business in Devil’s Bridge has been required to make improvements to safeguard the public’s health and well-being as part of the coronavirus regulations.


Take-away food and drink - don’t take home the coronavirus too

Take-away food and drink - don’t take home the coronavirus too

26/11/2020

Customers and workers of food and drink establishments are reminded to wear a face covering.


Opportunity for Ceredigion residents to have their say on Active Travel Consultation

Opportunity for Ceredigion residents to have their say on Active Travel Consultation

26/11/2020

Ceredigion County Council is working with Sustrans Cymru as part of Welsh Government’s Active Travel Network Map consultation (ATNM). In this initial phase, we are looking for your feedback on where you would like to see improvements to walking and cycling in Aberystwyth, Cardigan and Lampeter.


Improvement notices issued to two Cardigan premises

Improvement notices issued to two Cardigan premises

25/11/2020

On the 18th November 2020, two Cardigan businesses were required to improve their measures to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus on their premises.


Cardigan coronavirus cases: road closures temporarily reintroduced

Cardigan coronavirus cases: road closures temporarily reintroduced

25/11/2020

As the number of coronavirus cases in Cardigan and surrounding areas continue to rise, Ceredigion County Council is taking every step to help stop the virus from spreading further in our communities.


Cashless charging for parking to be introduced

Cashless charging for parking to be introduced

25/11/2020

Cashless parking charges are being introduced in Ceredigion to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission associated with cash transactions.


Working together to stop the spread of the virus

Working together to stop the spread of the virus

25/11/2020

As the number of positive coronavirus cases in the Cardigan area continues to increase, now is the time for us all to work together to stop the spread of the virus. Extra support measures have now been put in place in Cardigan.


Pupils in two Contact Groups at Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 cases confirmed

Pupils in two Contact Groups at Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 cases confirmed

25/11/2020

Two positive cases of COVID-19 at Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig has resulted in pupils from more than one contact group and pupils travelling on one bus needing to self-isolate for 14 days.


Support for residents needing to self-isolate

Support for residents needing to self-isolate

24/11/2020

Ceredigion County Council are working with third sector partners to support individuals and families who need to self-isolate due to COVID-19.


Cardigan residents: Help us to protect our waste collection staff

Cardigan residents: Help us to protect our waste collection staff

24/11/2020

Following the increase of positive COVID-19 cases in the Cardigan area, the Council are reminding all residents to think carefully about how they dispose of their waste.


Pupils in the Reception Class at Ysgol Bro Pedr asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils in the Reception Class at Ysgol Bro Pedr asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

23/11/2020

Pupils in the Reception Class at Ysgol Bro Pedr, Lampeter have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


A small number of Pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais asked to self-isolate as a further COVID-19 case confirmed

A small number of Pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais asked to self-isolate as a further COVID-19 case confirmed

23/11/2020

A small number of pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a further COVID-19 case at the school.


Cardigan public houses contacts asked to be vigilant

Cardigan public houses contacts asked to be vigilant

23/11/2020

People in the Cardigan locality are asked to take extra precautionary measures as evidence emerges that the coronavirus is spreading in the community.


Ceredigion County Council urges people to follow the guidelines to keep each other safe

Ceredigion County Council urges people to follow the guidelines to keep each other safe

22/11/2020

Ceredigion County Council is urging its residents to follow the coronavirus guidelines as the number of cases rises in the County.


Concern over an increase of positive cases in the Cardigan area

Concern over an increase of positive cases in the Cardigan area

22/11/2020

Ceredigion County Council and partner organisations are becoming increasingly concerned about the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the Cardigan area.


Improvements required at a pub in Cardigan

Improvements required at a pub in Cardigan

20/11/2020

A public house in Cardigan has been required to make improvements to safeguard the public’s health and well-being as part of the coronavirus regulations.


‘Ar Eich Marciau’ quiz goes virtual

‘Ar Eich Marciau’ quiz goes virtual

18/11/2020

As a result of the Covid-19 restrictions, the organisers of the annual ‘Ar Eich Marciau’ quiz were forced to make very different plans for this year’s competition.


Improvements required at a pub in Lampeter

Improvements required at a pub in Lampeter

18/11/2020

A public house in Lampeter has been required to make improvements to safeguard the public’s health and well-being as part of the coronavirus regulations.


Caru Ceredigion: Thank you for keeping our county clean

Caru Ceredigion: Thank you for keeping our county clean

17/11/2020

It’s really important that we all keep safe during the current situation, and follow Government guidance. At the same time, let’s spare a thought for the local environment and Ceredigion County Council’s waste collection crews.


Make your Mark Ballot 2020

Make your Mark Ballot 2020

16/11/2020

The Make your Mark Ballot 2020 is now open and is an opportunity for 11-18 year olds across the United Kingdom to have their say by choosing which national and local topics that affect them the most in their everyday lives.


Let's slow down the movement of the virus

Let's slow down the movement of the virus

16/11/2020

With cases in Ceredigion on the rise, let’s think about what we’re doing to ensure that the numbers of the coronavirus don’t rise further. It’s not the virus that’s moving, it’s people that move the virus.


A Group of Year 8 Pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

A Group of Year 8 Pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

16/11/2020

A Group of Year 8 pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Closure notice issued to a pub in Ceredigion

Closure notice issued to a pub in Ceredigion

16/11/2020

A public house in Lampeter has been closed down over breach of coronavirus regulations.


Flood warnings in Ceredigion

Flood warnings in Ceredigion

14/11/2020

Flood Warnings has been issued for the tidal area at Cardigan and Borth.


Time to submit innovative ideas

Time to submit innovative ideas

13/11/2020

Individuals, groups, businesses and organisations within Ceredigion still have time to submit innovative ideas to the Cynnal y Cardi team.


Support and resources provided to Hafan y Waun Care Home

Support and resources provided to Hafan y Waun Care Home

13/11/2020

The situation at MHA Hafan y Waun Care Home, Waunfawr, Aberystwyth remains challenging and partner organisations continue to deal with a significant incident at the Home.


Improvements made at an Aberystwyth pub

Improvements made at an Aberystwyth pub

13/11/2020

Improvements have been made in an Aberystwyth public house and the Premises Improvement Notice that was in force has now been terminated.


A day in the life of a Contact Tracer Officer

A day in the life of a Contact Tracer Officer

12/11/2020

Enfys James is a Contact Tracer Officer. She is part of a Team working within the Public Health Protection Team for Ceredigion County Council. Here you will get an insight into the day of a Contact Tracer Officer.


Public reminded not to visit Care Home

Public reminded not to visit Care Home

12/11/2020

Following the confirmation of a number of positive coronavirus cases at a Care Home in Aberystwyth, members of the public are reminded not to visit the site.


Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gynradd Llwyn yr Eos asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gynradd Llwyn yr Eos asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

11/11/2020

Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gynradd Llwyn yr Eos, Penparcau, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Year 7 Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Year 7 Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

09/11/2020

Year 7 pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Ceredigion Community Facilities update on Coronavirus regulations

Ceredigion Community Facilities update on Coronavirus regulations

09/11/2020

From 9 November 2020, up to 15 people will be allowed to take part in indoor activities organised by a club or recognised body.


Incident Management arrangements activated at Aberystwyth Care Home

Incident Management arrangements activated at Aberystwyth Care Home

09/11/2020

Staff in each Care Home across Ceredigion are routinely tested fortnightly for COVID-19, in line with government guidelines. From last weeks’ testing, COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed at MHA Hafan y Waun Care Home, Waunfawr, Aberystwyth, which is an independent Care Home. A number of staff received positive test results and therefore all residents were tested. A number of residents have tested positive for COVID-19 and an incident has been declared at the Home.


Wreaths laid on behalf of the Authority

Wreaths laid on behalf of the Authority

09/11/2020

To mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday, wreaths were laid on behalf of the Authority on Sunday, 08 November 2020.


Adjustments to the Safe Zones following the firebreak lockdown

Adjustments to the Safe Zones following the firebreak lockdown

06/11/2020

Adjustments to Ceredigion Safe Zones are being put into place following coming out of the firebreak lockdown.


Let’s follow the Roadmap for Ceredigion

Let’s follow the Roadmap for Ceredigion

06/11/2020

The firebreak regulations remain in force in Wales until Monday, 09 November 2020, and over this weekend people are urged to strictly follow all rules in an attempt to regain control over the coronavirus.


Aberystwyth Young People partner up with Arad Goch to launch powerful short film to raise awareness of Youth Homelessness

Aberystwyth Young People partner up with Arad Goch to launch powerful short film to raise awareness of Youth Homelessness

05/11/2020

In February 2020, young people from Penparcau Youth Club, who form the Aberystwyth Community Ambassadors Group, completed a new project in partnership with Arad Goch. Arad Goch and Ceredigion Youth Service worked together to create a short film in a bid to educate and raise awareness of youth homelessness. The project was funded by Ceredigion Association of Voluntary Organisations’ (CAVO) Youth Led Grant Scheme and the Arts Council of Wales.


Break the rules and pay the fine, Ceredigion residents warned

Break the rules and pay the fine, Ceredigion residents warned

03/11/2020

Ceredigion residents are being warned they risk fines of up to £10,000 and possible criminal conviction if they breach COVID rules.


Young Carer ID Cards launched

Young Carer ID Cards launched

02/11/2020

Following the successful launch of the Ceredigion Adult Carers Card launched at the beginning of October, Ceredigion is proud to be the first county in Wales to launch a Young Carers Card as part of the Welsh Government National ID Card initiative. The aim is that each area of Wales will have a Young Carers ID Card by 2022.


Winter well-being hub supporting Ceredigion residents

Winter well-being hub supporting Ceredigion residents

02/11/2020

A new online Winter Well-being Hub has been created to support Ceredigion residents.


Energy Efficiency scheme to come to Cardigan

Energy Efficiency scheme to come to Cardigan

29/10/2020

If you live in a cold home in the town of Cardigan, your home may be eligible for a heating upgrade, wall or loft insulation or solar panels all free of charge under Welsh Government’s Arbed scheme.


Pupils at Ysgol Henry Richard asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils at Ysgol Henry Richard asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

27/10/2020

A small number of pupils at Ysgol Henry Richard, Tregaron have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Connect to Kindness Calendar launch

Connect to Kindness Calendar launch

27/10/2020

Showing acts of kindness is now more important than ever, and this is why a kindness calendar has been launched as part of the Connect to Kindness campaign in Ceredigion.


Coronavirus firebreak: community venues to close

Coronavirus firebreak: community venues to close

23/10/2020

Community venues across Ceredigion will close in line with the coronavirus firebreak period announced by the Welsh Government.


Ceredigion safe zones views sought

Ceredigion safe zones views sought

23/10/2020

The views and feedback of Ceredigion residents and visitors are being sought on the safe zones.


Pub reopens after improving procedures and facilities

Pub reopens after improving procedures and facilities

23/10/2020

The Ffostrasol Arms, Llandysul, has been permitted to reopen after improving its procedures and facilities in response to a closure notice issued on 15 October 2020.


Coronavirus firebreak: students reminded not to travel

Coronavirus firebreak: students reminded not to travel

22/10/2020

Students are asked to stay at their university accommodation during the coronavirus firebreak lockdown, and not travel to their home addresses or stay with others.


Improvement notice issued to two Aberystwyth pubs

Improvement notice issued to two Aberystwyth pubs

22/10/2020

Two Aberystwyth pubs have been required to improve their measures to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus on their premises.


Safe Zone arrangements during firebreak

Safe Zone arrangements during firebreak

21/10/2020

Following the announcement by First Minister Mark Drakeford that introduced a ‘fire break’ across Wales, Ceredigion County Council will not be closing the roads daily within the safe zones between 6pm on Friday, 23 October and 11am on 09 November.


Loans available for tenants

Loans available for tenants

21/10/2020

A new Tenancy Saver Loan scheme to help tenants struggling with rent arrears due to coronavirus has launched.


Views sought on Licencing Policy and Aberystwyth Town Cumulative Impact Assessment

Views sought on Licencing Policy and Aberystwyth Town Cumulative Impact Assessment

21/10/2020

The views of Ceredigion residents are sought on a review of Statement of Licensing Policy and also the Cumulative Impact Assessment for Aberystwyth Town by Ceredigion County Council.


Two week fire break lockdown announced for Wales

Two week fire break lockdown announced for Wales

20/10/2020

A two week fire break lockdown will come into force in Wales, to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.


Appeal Dismissed for Dog Breeding License Refusal

Appeal Dismissed for Dog Breeding License Refusal

20/10/2020

On 16 October 2020, at Swansea Magistrates Court a verdict was delivered concerning the appeal against the refusal to renew a dog breeding license to David Jones, and Eleri Jones both of Penwern Capel Dewi, Llandysul. This was following a 2 day hearing held at Aberystwyth Justice Centre on the 1 – 2 October 2020.


Impact of Coronavirus on the Economy of Ceredigion

Impact of Coronavirus on the Economy of Ceredigion

16/10/2020

A report has been compiled showing the impact of the Coronavirus on Ceredigion’s economy.


Ceredigion pub to be issued with a closure notice

Ceredigion pub to be issued with a closure notice

16/10/2020

A Ceredigion premises has been closed down over breach of coronavirus regulations.


Travel restrictions come into force in Wales

Travel restrictions come into force in Wales

16/10/2020

A travel restriction will come into force in Wales from 6pm on Friday 16 October 2020.


Ceredigion celebrating Shwmae Su’mae 2020

Ceredigion celebrating Shwmae Su’mae 2020

15/10/2020

To celebrate Shwmae Su’mae Day 2020, Ceredigion County Council aims to encourage more use of the Welsh language.


Two further improvement notices have been issued in Ceredigion

Two further improvement notices have been issued in Ceredigion

15/10/2020

Two rural public houses in Ceredigion have been required to improve the measures they take to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus at their premises.


Residents encouraged to renew Blue Badges

Residents encouraged to renew Blue Badges

14/10/2020

Blue Badge holders in Ceredigion are encouraged to renew their passes if they have expired during the lockdown period. Please be advised that renewal reminders letter are no longer issued.


Stay apart to play your part this winter

Stay apart to play your part this winter

14/10/2020

People in Ceredigion are urged to stay apart to play their part as the seasons change and as the coronavirus wakes up for winter.


Gŵyl yr Enfys: a celebration of Ceredigion’s creativity

Gŵyl yr Enfys: a celebration of Ceredigion’s creativity

13/10/2020

Over four Saturdays in September, Theatr Felinfach hosted Gŵyl yr Enfys (The Rainbow Festival).


Police and Crime Panel seeks views on CCTV investment

Police and Crime Panel seeks views on CCTV investment

12/10/2020

The Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel are asking residents for their views on CCTV.


New CONNECT service offers peace of mind for you and your loved ones

New CONNECT service offers peace of mind for you and your loved ones

12/10/2020

A new wrap-around support service to help you and your loved ones live independently for longer is now available in Ceredigion.


Theatr Felinfach reaches the long list for the Achates Philanthropy Prize

Theatr Felinfach reaches the long list for the Achates Philanthropy Prize

12/10/2020

Theatr Felinfach has been included on a long list of 121 nominations from across the United Kingdom to create a Regional Exhibition for the Achates 2020 Award.


Barry Rees receives an MBE for his contribution to the community of Ceredigion during COVID-19

Barry Rees receives an MBE for his contribution to the community of Ceredigion during COVID-19

10/10/2020

Barry Rees MBE, Corporate Director stated “I am very proud to receive this honour in recognition of the fantastic teamwork that has contributed to Ceredigion’s fight against coronavirus. It would be far more appropriate for this to be a team honour rather than an individual one, so I want to acknowledge the work of many valued colleagues working for Ceredigion County Council who have continued to provide ongoing leadership, support, inspiration, resolve and initiative throughout this crisis. All of this enabled us to put my initial idea of a local contact tracing system into practice in less than a week at the early stages of the pandemic.


Aberystwyth Young People create powerful short film to raise awareness of Youth Homelessness

Aberystwyth Young People create powerful short film to raise awareness of Youth Homelessness

09/10/2020

October 10, 2020 is World Homeless Day, which is an international day to raise awareness and encourage local communities to help those who are homeless.


Improvement measures for an Aberystwyth pub

Improvement measures for an Aberystwyth pub

07/10/2020

An Aberystwyth public house has been required to improve the measures it takes to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus on its premises.


Dog breeder found guilty for breaching licence conditions

Dog breeder found guilty for breaching licence conditions

07/10/2020

A dog breeder from Talsarn near Lampeter has been found guilty for four charges relating to his dog breeding licence.


Masks for Ceredigion pupils

Masks for Ceredigion pupils

06/10/2020

Every secondary school pupil in Ceredigion will receive two reusable masks.


Guilty plea reached for animal welfare charges

Guilty plea reached for animal welfare charges

06/10/2020

A guilty plea was reached for 9 charges relating to animal welfare, animal by-products and bovine tuberculosis regulations at a livestock farm and dog breeding establishment near Llandysul.


Carer Cards launched in Ceredigion

Carer Cards launched in Ceredigion

05/10/2020

A Carer Card has been launched for unpaid carers who look after family members or friends who wouldn’t be able to manage on their own without the support and care of an unpaid carer.


Closed pub permitted to reopen after making improvements

Closed pub permitted to reopen after making improvements

05/10/2020

The Mill Inn, Aberystwyth, has been permitted to reopen after improving its procedures and facilities in response to a closure notice issued last month.



Multi-purpose Community Centres asked to remain vigilant

Multi-purpose Community Centres asked to remain vigilant

02/10/2020

In light of the number of Coronavirus cases rising sharply in Ceredigion, an updated position statement from Ceredigion partners to further ensure the health and safety of our communities is necessary.


Ceredigion residents urged to adhere to COVID-19 regulations

Ceredigion residents urged to adhere to COVID-19 regulations

01/10/2020

Following confirmation of a COVID-19 cluster within the student community at Aberystwyth University, a multi-agency Incident Management Team has been established.


Those responsible for Children’s playgrounds asked to remain vigilant

Those responsible for Children’s playgrounds asked to remain vigilant

30/09/2020

In light of the recent rise in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Ceredigion, Ceredigion County Council has written to members of the Play Area Network to encourage them to consider their own facility, whether they are already open to the public or they are planning to reopen shortly.


Adjustment to Safe Zones

Adjustment to Safe Zones

29/09/2020

In August, temporary traffic orders were introduced so that Safe Zones for four Ceredigion towns could remain for up to 18 months subject to regular reviews so minor adjustments can be made.


Leisure Services to close as a precautionary measure

Leisure Services to close as a precautionary measure

28/09/2020

With the number of Coronavirus cases rising sharply in Ceredigion, the decision has been made to close all Council run leisure centres, swimming pools and facilities as a precautionary measure.


Event Direction served to a motorsport event

Event Direction served to a motorsport event

25/09/2020

A nationally advertised two day motorsport event with onsite camping due to be held at Ceredigion this coming weekend has been served with an Event Direction not to be held.


Our responsibility to follow the new Wales coronavirus measures in order to Keep Ceredigion Safe

Our responsibility to follow the new Wales coronavirus measures in order to Keep Ceredigion Safe

24/09/2020

The Welsh Government is bringing in new coronavirus measures to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus.


Premises in Ceredigion issued with a closure notice over breach of coronavirus regulations

Premises in Ceredigion issued with a closure notice over breach of coronavirus regulations

23/09/2020

A Ceredigion premises has been closed down over breach of coronavirus regulations.


Views sought on Aberaeron coastal defence scheme

Views sought on Aberaeron coastal defence scheme

22/09/2020

The public’s views are sought on a coastal defence scheme for Aberaeron.


Be Mighty, Recycle Ceredigion

Be Mighty, Recycle Ceredigion

22/09/2020

As a leading recycling authority in Wales, Ceredigion County Council is supporting a national recycling campaign, ‘Be Mighty, Recycle’ to get Wales to number one as the best recycling country.


Active Young People Team go virtual to encourage Ceredigion’s young people to get active

Active Young People Team go virtual to encourage Ceredigion’s young people to get active

21/09/2020

The Active Young People (AYP) team have been working virtually since lockdown in order to respond to children and young people’s needs over the past few months.


Advice and guidance on masks in Gyms and Leisure Centres

Advice and guidance on masks in Gyms and Leisure Centres

21/09/2020

Welsh Government have updated their advice and guidance on masks.


Audit Wales report shows council finances are well managed

Audit Wales report shows council finances are well managed

18/09/2020

Ceredigion County Council has approved the statement of accounts following a report from the Audit Wales. The report shows a positive performance of the council’s financial management.


Ceredigion County Council emphasising the message relating to self-isolation

Ceredigion County Council emphasising the message relating to self-isolation

17/09/2020

Following concern that some members of the public do are not adhering fully to the rules of self-isolation, Ceredigion County Council is keen to remind Ceredigion residents of Welsh Government guidance in order to protect our communities.


A glimpse at the first few weeks of Penweddig’s new Headteacher

A glimpse at the first few weeks of Penweddig’s new Headteacher

16/09/2020

Penweddig Comprehensive School has appointed a new Headteacher to lead the school.


Businesses reminded to keep to the coronavirus rules

Businesses reminded to keep to the coronavirus rules

16/09/2020

Businesses in Ceredigion are reminded to keep to the coronavirus rules to avoid a rise in cases.


People urged to take responsibility to reduce the coronavirus from spreading

People urged to take responsibility to reduce the coronavirus from spreading

14/09/2020

People in Ceredigion are being urged to strictly follow the coronavirus guidelines as the number of cases in Ceredigion increase.


Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gynradd Penllwyn asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gynradd Penllwyn asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

11/09/2020

Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gynradd Penllwyn, Capel Bangor have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Ceredigion urged to take action now to reduce coronavirus risk

Ceredigion urged to take action now to reduce coronavirus risk

11/09/2020

Ceredigion residents are reminded that the coronavirus has not gone away and is still a risk to the public.


Temporary suspension of visits to all Care Homes in Ceredigion

Temporary suspension of visits to all Care Homes in Ceredigion

11/09/2020

Visits to all Care Homes in Ceredigion have been temporarily suspended.


Measures to reduce alcohol related anti-social behaviour to continue for a further 3 years

Measures to reduce alcohol related anti-social behaviour to continue for a further 3 years

11/09/2020

The Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) to address alcohol related Anti-Social Behaviour have been extended for another three years in three town centres in Ceredigion.


Borth Wild Animal Kingdom required to rehouse its Category 1 carnivorous animals

Borth Wild Animal Kingdom required to rehouse its Category 1 carnivorous animals

11/09/2020

On 7 September 2020, Borth Wild Animal Zoo Ltd appeared at Aberystwyth Magistrates’ court to respond to an appeal against Ceredigion County Council’s decision to issue Closure Directions in relation to the Zoo for failing to comply with a number of Directions.


Parents reminded to support school safety measures

Parents reminded to support school safety measures

10/09/2020

Parents and guardians across Ceredigion are being reminded to follow social distancing guidelines when collecting their children from schools in the county.


Covid-19 warning from council leaders

Covid-19 warning from council leaders

09/09/2020

IF we don’t social distance, we risk going into a local lockdown – that’s the message from south west Wales local authority leaders, the health board and Dyfed-Powys Police.


Community safety promises as students return to Aberystwyth

Community safety promises as students return to Aberystwyth

08/09/2020

Aberystwyth University has launched five ‘community promises’ as part of its plans to ensure the safety of students, staff and the wider community as it prepares to welcome students back later this month.


Advice shared to Caerphilly residents in Ceredigion

Advice shared to Caerphilly residents in Ceredigion

08/09/2020

Advice has been shared to the residents of Caerphilly County Borough who are on holiday in Ceredigion and to accommodation providers.


Bridging health and care services in Ceredigion

Bridging health and care services in Ceredigion

03/09/2020

When it comes to health and social care issues, knowing that your needs and requirements are being dealt with in safe and experienced hands gives people an invaluable peace of mind – and that’s exactly what Porth Ceredigion does.


Grants to help Town Centre adaptations

Grants to help Town Centre adaptations

28/08/2020

£200,000 of Welsh Government Transforming Towns funding has been made available for towns across Mid Wales to fund adaptions in town centres to facilitate trading and public safety in response to Coronavirus. This will include things like outdoor tables and chairs, screens, awnings, outdoor heating and outdoor electricity supply and lighting to outdoor trading spaces to ensure that areas are segregated and safe and that business can operate under current social distancing requirements.


Plans currently being put into place at the Local Authority Care Homes in Ceredigion

Plans currently being put into place at the Local Authority Care Homes in Ceredigion

28/08/2020

Ceredigion County Council is currently putting plans into place to resume indoor visits at each of the Local Authority Care Homes in Ceredigion in accordance with the announcement of the First Minister on Thursday 20th August. However, in order to ensure that these visits are planned with the correct safety measures in place, we will not be introducing these visits immediately.


Ceredigion ready to welcome pupils back safely

Ceredigion ready to welcome pupils back safely

27/08/2020

Ceredigion pupils will return to school gradually from September onwards.


Partially reopening leisure centres in Ceredigion

Partially reopening leisure centres in Ceredigion

27/08/2020

Preparations are now well underway to ensure the highest standards of public safety are in place when Ceredigion’s Leisure Centres and Swimming Pools partially reopen.


Panel set up to support groups on the safe reopening of community venues in Ceredigion

Panel set up to support groups on the safe reopening of community venues in Ceredigion

26/08/2020

First Minister Mark Drakeford announced that multi-purpose community centres including community centres, village halls, church halls and other community centres could reopen from 30 July. However, Welsh Government announced changes in the regulations on 7 August and the national guidance is currently being updated. Welsh Government have advised authorities that the regulations on social gathering will still prevent certain activities from taking place.


Weather warning issued for strong winds in Ceredigion

Weather warning issued for strong winds in Ceredigion

25/08/2020

The public are urged to be vigilant over the next few hours following an amber weather warning for strong winds as Storm Francis hits parts of Wales.


Ceredigion pupils congratulated on their GCSE results

Ceredigion pupils congratulated on their GCSE results

20/08/2020

Ceredigion County Council would like to congratulate pupils receiving their GCSE results today.


The public urged to be vigilant during Storm Ellen

The public urged to be vigilant during Storm Ellen

20/08/2020

Strong winds, large waves and high tides are predicted on Thursday, 20 August until Friday 21, August.


The Hub crowned Scarecrow Champions of Wales

The Hub crowned Scarecrow Champions of Wales

19/08/2020

Following close competition from across Wales, The Hub Penparcau’s scarecrow has come out on top and has won the title of Scarecrow Champion of Wales 2020.


Ceredigion hospitality businesses reminded of Welsh Government safety measures

Ceredigion hospitality businesses reminded of Welsh Government safety measures

18/08/2020

Bars, cafés and restaurants in Ceredigion are being reminded that lockdown laws still do not permit people from different extended households or ‘social bubbles’ to meet together in order to eat or drink inside their premises.


Ceredigion Museum receives Art Fund grant for Human Threads: Welsh quilts exhibition

Ceredigion Museum receives Art Fund grant for Human Threads: Welsh quilts exhibition

18/08/2020

The Art Fund’s ‘Respond and Reimagine’ grant will help create a state-of-the-art digital quilt for a show stopping quilt exhibition to welcome visitors back to Ceredigion Museum when it reopens. The quilt will be the first exhibit to be available digitally for visitors unable to come to the museum in person.


Centre Assessed Grades to be used for exam results

Centre Assessed Grades to be used for exam results

18/08/2020

In preparation for the GCSE exam results this week, it has been confirmed that school-set Centre Assessed Grades will be used to award the pupil’s grades.


Residents urged to look out for their voter registration letter

Residents urged to look out for their voter registration letter

14/08/2020

Local residents are being encouraged not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up to date.


Safe zones to continue after positive feedback

Safe zones to continue after positive feedback

14/08/2020

The safe zones in four Ceredigion towns will continue following a recent consultation exercise, which is now closed.


The First Minister for Wales meeting Mr Walford Hughes MBE by video-conference

The First Minister for Wales meeting Mr Walford Hughes MBE by video-conference

14/08/2020

In order to mark VJ day Mr Walford Hughes MBE had a chat with the First Minister for Wales Mark Drakeford.


Yr hwb’s scarecrow scares away competition

Yr hwb’s scarecrow scares away competition

10/08/2020

Following a closely run competition CERED is pleased to announce that the winner of the Ceredigion round of “Brwydr y Bwgan Brain” (Battle of the Scarecrows) is Yr Hwb Community Group, Penparcau.


Annual Canvass to go ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic

Annual Canvass to go ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic

07/08/2020

The 2020 annual canvass is required by law and will continue despite the coronavirus pandemic.


Ceredigion chosen for a fibre broadband pilot scheme

Ceredigion chosen for a fibre broadband pilot scheme

07/08/2020

With the demand for fast, reliable internet connectivity never being so evident than in the past few months, with a greater reliance on online services and many more people now working from home, Ceredigion has been chosen as a trial area for a UK Government initiative aimed at increasing fibre broadband in rural areas.


Preparing to partially reopen leisure centres

Preparing to partially reopen leisure centres

07/08/2020

Preparations are underway to ensure the highest standards of public safety are in place when Local Authority Leisure Centres and Swimming Pools reopen in Ceredigion.


‘Cam Nesa’ project provides wellbeing packs to 16 – 24 year olds

‘Cam Nesa’ project provides wellbeing packs to 16 – 24 year olds

06/08/2020

The Cam Nesa project is part of European Structural Funds (ESF) Operational Programme and work’s with young people aged between 16 and 24 by providing them with options to access a range of tailored personal support and work-related opportunities to meet their needs and aspirations.


Ceredigion County Council continues apprentice recruitment

Ceredigion County Council continues apprentice recruitment

05/08/2020

Ceredigion County Council has announced its latest apprentice recruitment drive with 6 new and exciting opportunities now being advertised at careers.ceredigion.gov.uk.


Photography Competition - Life in Welsh Lockdown

Photography Competition - Life in Welsh Lockdown

05/08/2020

Young people between the ages of 16-25 have taken part in a photography competition, the aim of the photography competition was to capture lockdown through the eyes of Ceredigion’s young people, as well as to give them the opportunity to take part in a virtual activity and express their own personal experience of lockdown.


‘Dan y Wenallt’ in lockdown on the Eisteddfod sofa

‘Dan y Wenallt’ in lockdown on the Eisteddfod sofa

04/08/2020

This year, the National Eisteddfod’s alternative Eisteddfod, Gŵyl AmGen, includes an innovative production of ‘Dan y Wenallt’, which is an adaptation of T James Jones’ translation of Under Milk Wood, performed by Theatr Soffa – a brand new company created by CERED, Menter Iaith Sir Benfro and Span Art.


School can return to use as part of field hospital stood down

School can return to use as part of field hospital stood down

03/08/2020

Penweddig School is getting ready to safely re-open its doors to pupils in September 2020 as Hywel Dda University Health Board gratefully hands back the site to Ceredigion County Council.


Safe Zones in Ceredigion towns

Safe Zones in Ceredigion towns

31/07/2020

Safe Zones have been in place in four Ceredigion towns for three weeks.


Share your views on the Safe Zones

Share your views on the Safe Zones

31/07/2020

A survey has been launched to gather views on the Safe Zones in four Ceredigion towns.


New support to help short term unemployed people

New support to help short term unemployed people

29/07/2020

A new service has been launched to ensure short term unemployed people in west Wales get the practical hands on support needed to get into work.


Survey on Cylch Caron Extra Care and Integrated Resource Centre now open

Survey on Cylch Caron Extra Care and Integrated Resource Centre now open

27/07/2020

Households in the Tregaron area are receiving a questionnaire around the Cylch Caron scheme.


A new vocabulary developed in Welsh as a result of the coronavirus

A new vocabulary developed in Welsh as a result of the coronavirus

22/07/2020

A collection of useful words relating to the coronavirus pandemic has been compiled and is available at your fingertips.


Visitors welcome again at Council Residential Care Homes

Visitors welcome again at Council Residential Care Homes

22/07/2020

Families and friends will be able to visit their loved ones once again at Ceredigion County Council Residential Care Homes.


Ceredigion Coastal Path re-opens

Ceredigion Coastal Path re-opens

20/07/2020

On 17 July, sections of the Ceredigion Coast Path that had been temporarily closed have now reopened.


Children’s playgrounds able to reopen

Children’s playgrounds able to reopen

20/07/2020

First Minister Mark Drakeford announced that children’s playgrounds will be able to reopen gradually from 20 July, and over the following weeks as and when safety checks and mitigations are put in place.


Connect to Kindness Campaign launches in Ceredigion

Connect to Kindness Campaign launches in Ceredigion

17/07/2020

Simple acts of kindness can make a big difference – that’s the message from a new campaign being launched in Ceredigion today, Friday 17 July.


Campaign and grant launched for clubs encouraging Ceredigion residents to get active at home

Campaign and grant launched for clubs encouraging Ceredigion residents to get active at home

17/07/2020

Ceredigion Actif has come up with a novel way of getting members ready to return to sport when the time comes. The Active Young People team has partnered up with over 20 community sports clubs in Ceredigion in a campaign to produce videos of activities that residents can do at home.


Ceredigion Museum Shortlisted for Major Award

Ceredigion Museum Shortlisted for Major Award

17/07/2020

Ceredigion Museum’s ground-breaking ‘Sheep’ exhibition has been shortlisted for the Museums & Heritage Awards 2020 ‘Temporary or Touring Exhibition’ category.


Creating a safe space for visitors to enjoy our towns

Creating a safe space for visitors to enjoy our towns

17/07/2020

Safe Zones have been created in four Ceredigion towns to create an open, safe space.


Ceredigion group walked around Britain – virtually. Next step, the world!

Ceredigion group walked around Britain – virtually. Next step, the world!

16/07/2020

On 1 May, a group of 20 exercise referral clients in Ceredigion took up the challenge to virtually walk the Welsh coastal path. Some people did it by walking around their kitchens, some in their gardens and some when they went out locally for their daily exercise.


Ceredigion welcoming visitors safely and gradually

Ceredigion welcoming visitors safely and gradually

16/07/2020

As the coronavirus restrictions are being eased, Ceredigion is welcoming visitors safely and gradually.


Battle of the Bwgan Brain

Battle of the Bwgan Brain

14/07/2020

For the first time this year, Mentrau Iaith Cymru is holding a national competition to encourage people across Wales to create scarecrows (Bwgan Brain in Welsh).


Caru Ceredigion: Keeping our county clean

Caru Ceredigion: Keeping our county clean

13/07/2020

As part of Caru Ceredigion everyone can play their part in helping keep our county clean.


Ceredigion Flying Start goes virtual

Ceredigion Flying Start goes virtual

13/07/2020

The Flying Start team have been busy adapting their services during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Supporting businesses in Ceredigion’s Safe Zones

Supporting businesses in Ceredigion’s Safe Zones

11/07/2020

Ceredigion County Council wants to create safe, inviting towns for people to confidently come shopping and to enjoy, enabling businesses to reopen and successfully trade whilst also keeping people safe.


Ceredigion schools to fully reopen in September

Ceredigion schools to fully reopen in September

10/07/2020

Ceredigion pupils will be back in their schools to receive full-time education in September.


First safe zones in place in Ceredigion

First safe zones in place in Ceredigion

10/07/2020

The first Ceredigion safe zones for pedestrians are being put in place in four town centres.


A warm welcome back as the tourism industry begins to re-open

A warm welcome back as the tourism industry begins to re-open

10/07/2020

Self-contained visitor accommodation will begin to re-open in Wales from 11 July.


New strategy approved to tackle hardship

New strategy approved to tackle hardship

07/07/2020

A new strategy to tackle hardship in Ceredigion has been approved.


Carers Week 2020

Carers Week 2020

07/07/2020

Carers Week took place from 8-14 June 2020 across the UK. It is an annual awareness campaign which takes place to celebrate and recognise the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million unpaid carers who look after family, and friends who couldn’t manage on their own.


Ceredigion Youth Service achieve the National Participation Standards Kite Mark

Ceredigion Youth Service achieve the National Participation Standards Kite Mark

03/07/2020

Ceredigion Youth Service were awarded the National Participation Standards Kite Mark on 22 June 2020 for their work involving the participation of young people.


Council provides adult wellbeing packs to communities

Council provides adult wellbeing packs to communities

03/07/2020

Ceredigion County Council in partnership with Ceredigion Association of Voluntary Organisations (CAVO) and local community groups are ensuring that adults across Ceredigion who may be experiencing loneliness, isolation or vulnerabilities as a result of COVID-19 receive wellbeing packs to support them during this difficult period.


Welsh Lessons moved online

Welsh Lessons moved online

03/07/2020

In response to the challenge posed by the Coronavirus epidemic, all formal and informal Welsh classes have been moved online.


Caution as changes come into force

Caution as changes come into force

03/07/2020

Further changes come into force to ease the lockdown in Wales due to the continued fall in the number of coronavirus cases.


Safe zones in Ceredigion town centres

Safe zones in Ceredigion town centres

03/07/2020

Plans are being put into place to create safe zones for pedestrians in Ceredigion town centres.


Thanks given by creative Ceredigion student

Thanks given by creative Ceredigion student

02/07/2020

Maisie, a year 5 student from Ysgol Bro Sion Cwilt got creative during the lockdown period through creating embroidered items depicting elements of the lockdown period. Maisie planned and made the creations with the help of her Auntie.


Designing a brighter future for construction in Ceredigion

Designing a brighter future for construction in Ceredigion

01/07/2020

Coleg Ceredigion, supported by Cynnal y Cardi, has completed a feasibility study with the construction sector in Ceredigion.


Sian Howys appointed senior officer for new Porth Cynnal (Specialist Services)

Sian Howys appointed senior officer for new Porth Cynnal (Specialist Services)

01/07/2020

Sian Howys has been appointed as Ceredigion County Council’s Corporate Lead Officer for Porth Cynnal (Specialist Services) and the role of Statutory Director for Social Services.


Reflecting on the success of the refugee resettlement programme in Ceredigion

Reflecting on the success of the refugee resettlement programme in Ceredigion

01/07/2020

Refugee Week was celebrated nationwide between 15 and 19 June. Here, in Ceredigion it was a chance to give recognition to the positive work that’s been carried out that has enabled 74 refugees from Syria to be welcomed into the county.


Plans in place to reopen Ceredigion carefully, slowly and safely

Plans in place to reopen Ceredigion carefully, slowly and safely

30/06/2020

Following Welsh Government guidelines, Ceredigion is reopening carefully, slowly and safely.


Ceredigion lifesavers go the extra mile during lockdown

Ceredigion lifesavers go the extra mile during lockdown

30/06/2020

Loyal blood donors in Ceredigion have responded to a request from the Welsh Blood Service to ‘donate differently’ by rolling up their sleeves to make a lifesaving donation at one of the Service’s new regional hubs.


Youth Service celebrates Youth Work Week 2020

Youth Service celebrates Youth Work Week 2020

29/06/2020

Ceredigion Youth Service celebrated Youth Work Week between 22 and 28 June, a week dedicated to celebrating Youth Work all across Wales.


Keep Wales Safe - Outdoor Fire safety

Keep Wales Safe - Outdoor Fire safety

25/06/2020

With the warm, sunny and dry weather we have recently been experiencing and with the lockdown rules starting to be relaxed in Wales, the message has changed from “stay home” to “stay local”, which seems like a perfect opportunity to start to enjoy the wonderful countryside and beaches that we have to offer. However, since the announcement was made on Friday 29 May, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) have attended 98 grass fires that have either been started deliberately or were accidental.


Council provides feminine hygiene products to local communities

Council provides feminine hygiene products to local communities

25/06/2020

Ceredigion County Council in partnership with local community groups and services are ensuring that women and girls have access to feminine hygiene products.


New opportunities offered through Workways+

New opportunities offered through Workways+

25/06/2020

A Ceredigion resident has set out on a new career path after receiving support by Workways+.


Start-up food and drink businesses get a boost

Start-up food and drink businesses get a boost

24/06/2020

New businesses have been able to access monthly online sessions to develop their businesses.


Survey launched to identify research priorities for the social care and support of people aged 65 and over

Survey launched to identify research priorities for the social care and support of people aged 65 and over

23/06/2020

How can we best provide sustainable care and support to help older people live happier and more fulfilling lives?


Work continues on Cylch Caron Scheme

Work continues on Cylch Caron Scheme

23/06/2020

Following the substantial work that construction company WRW have carried out, the plans for the Integrated Resource Centre, Cylch Caron have been approved.


Preparing for the tourism industry to gradually reopen

Preparing for the tourism industry to gradually reopen

23/06/2020

As the Welsh Government further relaxes its coronavirus restrictions, it’s even more important that we all work together to reduce the risk of infection as shops and the tourism industry gradually reopen.


Ceredigion schools open for three weeks

Ceredigion schools open for three weeks

22/06/2020

Ceredigion schools will reopen for a period of three weeks, instead of the four weeks originally noted.


Armed Forces Week 2020

Armed Forces Week 2020

22/06/2020

Armed Forces Week is on between 22 and 27 June this year.


Working together for Ceredigion residents

Working together for Ceredigion residents

22/06/2020

As we move into the Adjustment Phase of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic, we reflect on the work that has been done so far to attempt to control the virus in Ceredigion.


Trading safely when doors reopen

Trading safely when doors reopen

19/06/2020

Shops in Ceredigion can reopen from Monday, 22 June 2020, following the announcement by Wales’ First Minister.


Further steps announced to unlock Ceredigion safely

Further steps announced to unlock Ceredigion safely

19/06/2020

Further steps was announced by First Minister Mark Drakeford today, Friday 19 June to unlock Wales.


Welsh Language Standards’ Annual Monitoring Report published

Welsh Language Standards’ Annual Monitoring Report published

18/06/2020

Ceredigion County Council has published its Welsh Language Standards’ Annual Monitoring Report following approval in a recent Cabinet meeting.


A fresh look at a classic - Imagining the future at Theatr Felinfach

A fresh look at a classic - Imagining the future at Theatr Felinfach

18/06/2020

On Tuesday 30 June, Theatr Felinfach will launch a recording of one of T Llew Jones' classics, the novel ‘Tân ar y Comin’ with an accompanying picture of Gwenllian Beynon's work. This is the latest project in the Imagine series, which are digital creative activities provided by the theatre during the lockdown on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube platforms.


Support Of Residents Helps Household Waste Site Reopening

Support Of Residents Helps Household Waste Site Reopening

16/06/2020

Three of Ceredigion’s Household Waste Sites have now reopened.


Grants and assistance for individuals facing hardship

Grants and assistance for individuals facing hardship

16/06/2020

A list of grants and support available for those individuals facing hardship during the coronavirus pandemic is now available in one place.


Click and collect service available in the county’s libraries

Click and collect service available in the county’s libraries

15/06/2020

The county’s libraries will partially reopen safely this month by offering customers a click and collect service.


Zoom Quiz held for the Aberaeron area

Zoom Quiz held for the Aberaeron area

12/06/2020

Pwerdy Iaith Aberaeron held an online quiz called Cwis Zoom Aberaeron on Wednesday 11 June, in order to raise the spirits of the community during this challenging time.


Greetings on a special birthday

Greetings on a special birthday

12/06/2020

Ceredigion County Council’s Chairman, Councillor Gareth Davies, would like to extend special greetings to a resident in the county who celebrated a special birthday and turned 102 years old.


Vision shared for the Mid Wales economy

Vision shared for the Mid Wales economy

11/06/2020

The Leaders of the Growing Mid Wales Board have shared their vision for the Mid Wales economy and progressing the Mid Wales Growth Deal with the Welsh and UK Governments on 11 June 2020.


Concern regarding Welsh language raised with Welsh Parliament

Concern regarding Welsh language raised with Welsh Parliament

09/06/2020

A letter has been sent from Ceredigion to the Welsh Parliament regarding a concern about the Welsh language in schools under the proposed Curriculum and Assessment Bill.


Ceredigion Mobile Youth Project given the green light

Ceredigion Mobile Youth Project given the green light

08/06/2020

Ceredigion Youth Service has been awarded £99,000 by the National Lottery Community Fund to develop a mobile provision for children and young people.


Residents thanked for support with the reopening of Household Waste Sites

Residents thanked for support with the reopening of Household Waste Sites

08/06/2020

The Household Waste Site (HWS) at Glanyrafon, near Aberystwyth re-opened on Thursday 4 June.


Life-changing work of adoption service continues through covid-19 pandemic

Life-changing work of adoption service continues through covid-19 pandemic

08/06/2020

The vital work of matching children with their new forever families across Mid and West Wales is continuing despite the Covid-19 outbreak.


Local produce delivered to 900 shielding residents weekly

Local produce delivered to 900 shielding residents weekly

05/06/2020

Parcels which include local food produce are continuing to be delivered to 900 shielding residents in Ceredigion each week.


Preparations underway to reopen schools in Ceredigion

Preparations underway to reopen schools in Ceredigion

05/06/2020

Schools in Ceredigion will start to make arrangements to reopen before the end of the summer term to ‘Check in and Catch Up’.


No change to Ceredigion services and facilities

No change to Ceredigion services and facilities

04/06/2020

Ceredigion County Council will not be relaxing or changing its position in relation to services and facilities it provides at this time. The only exception is the scheduled reopening of the Household Waste Sites.


The Council’s meetings restart

The Council’s meetings restart

03/06/2020

The Council’s work is going ahead with restarting its meetings, being held online.


Carers Week goes interactive

Carers Week goes interactive

02/06/2020

Carers Week runs from Monday 8 June to Sunday 14 June. It is an annual campaign to recognise the contribution that unpaid Carers make to families and communities. Carers look after a friend or family member who cannot manage on their own because they have an illness, poor health, disability, mental health issue or an addiction.


Volunteer to help others and learn new skills

Volunteer to help others and learn new skills

02/06/2020

People volunteer for personal reasons and these can differ from person to person. Some people volunteer for social reasons and others want to learn new skills and get work experience. The one thing that all volunteers have in common is the wonderful warm feeling they get from helping others.


Ceredigion Household Waste Sites to reopen for essential use only

Ceredigion Household Waste Sites to reopen for essential use only

01/06/2020

Household Waste Sites (HWS) across Ceredigion are to reopen, on different dates between 04 and 17 June. Residents are urged only to visit the sites if this is essential - if the waste items can’t be stored safely at home or if it they can’t be collected as part of the usual domestic waste collections.


Support grant now available for Not for Profit organisations

Support grant now available for Not for Profit organisations

28/05/2020

A number of support packages have been made available to support businesses in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Following an update to the Welsh Government COVID-19 Business grants scheme on 26 May, Not for Profit organisations operating for charitable purposes are now able to apply for a business grant of up to £10,000.


Ceredigion Museum: Get creative for quarantine quilts

Ceredigion Museum: Get creative for quarantine quilts

26/05/2020

Ceredigion Museum has an exceptional collection of quilts, bursting with social history and stories about the past, which will be exhibited once visitors can be welcomed back to the museum. Two new quilts, one real and one digital, are going to be added to the collection, to help commemorate shared experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic and to capture the experiences of the community during this transformative moment in time.


Support provided to over 900 shielding residents weekly

Support provided to over 900 shielding residents weekly

19/05/2020

Ceredigion County Council is the first county in Wales to receive approval to fully coordinate the Shielding Scheme locally, providing support to over 900 people weekly.


Thank you Ceredigion golf clubs

Thank you Ceredigion golf clubs

18/05/2020

All six golf courses in Ceredigion will remain closed until 1 June 2020.


Get active at home with Ceredigion Actif

Get active at home with Ceredigion Actif

18/05/2020

The Active Young People team and Young Ambassadors from Ceredigion Schools have been busy preparing resources for activities and skills that children can do at home during lockdown.


Ceredigion’s important history celebrated

Ceredigion’s important history celebrated

15/05/2020

Ceredigion Museum currently holds over 65,000 historic artefacts that tell the story of Ceredigion from prehistoric times to the modern day. To accommodate these, the Cynnal y Cardi Local Action Group via the LEADER scheme has supported a feasibility study to explore the options of creating a state of the art, eco-friendly storage facility to accommodate all of the museum’s stored collections.


Councillors thank Strategic Director on retirement

Councillors thank Strategic Director on retirement

14/05/2020

As Sue Darnbrook retires from her role as a Corporate Director at Ceredigion County Council after almost 11 years, Councillors share their thanks.


Retirement of Corporate Director

Retirement of Corporate Director

12/05/2020

Following nearly 11 years of service in Ceredigion, Sue Darnbrook, Corporate Director at Ceredigion County Council, is today retiring.


Lockdown restrictions remain in Ceredigion

Lockdown restrictions remain in Ceredigion

11/05/2020

The message remains clear in Ceredigion – there will be no changes to the restrictions, and the next three weeks are vital for the county.


Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

11/05/2020

Theatr Felinfach is well known as an example of excellence in the field of Community Arts and Participatory Art, but of course like most other businesses and organisations at the moment, it is currently closed.


Council develops contact-tracing method to keep track of coronavirus in Ceredigion

Council develops contact-tracing method to keep track of coronavirus in Ceredigion

07/05/2020

Ceredigion County Council has developed and is implementing a contact-tracing method for coronavirus in Ceredigion.


Prohibition notice to a barbershop in the county

Prohibition notice to a barbershop in the county

07/05/2020

A Ceredigion barbershop has been served with a prohibition notice after continuing to use its premises to provide services.


No change to Ceredigion’s restrictions

No change to Ceredigion’s restrictions

07/05/2020

Ahead of the May Bank Holiday weekend, Ceredigion County Council is warning residents that there has been no changes to the restrictions currently in place.


Working together for Ceredigion school pupils

Working together for Ceredigion school pupils

06/05/2020

In response to Penweddig building being used to form part of Ysbyty Enfys Aberystwyth, contingency plans have been put in place if pupils were to return gradually to school before September 2020.


Ceredigion residents urged not to become complacent

Ceredigion residents urged not to become complacent

29/04/2020

Do you want to roll the dice?


Tremendous effort to establish temporary field hospitals

Tremendous effort to establish temporary field hospitals

24/04/2020

Ceredigion County Council is proud to be supporting Hywel Dda University Health Board by establishing two temporary field hospitals in the county in response to COVID-19.


Ceredigion schools create 2,800 new visors

Ceredigion schools create 2,800 new visors

24/04/2020

Ceredigion secondary schools have gone above and beyond to produce more than 2,800 visors in response to the coronavirus crisis.


Ceredigion school pupil a statistic sensation

Ceredigion school pupil a statistic sensation

21/04/2020

A 16 year old Ysgol Penglais pupil has become an internet statistic sensation during the Coronavirus pandemic.


Porth Cymorth Cynnar supporting residents in Ceredigion

Porth Cymorth Cynnar supporting residents in Ceredigion

20/04/2020

During this challenging period, Porth Cymorth Cynnar has established a virtual platform to ensure that we are able to keep in touch with vulnerable residents across Ceredigion.


Keep Calm and Carry On

Keep Calm and Carry On

17/04/2020

Thanks to everyone for staying at home. We know this is hard, but your actions are making a difference.


New guidance and support for Ceredigion-based holiday accommodation providers

New guidance and support for Ceredigion-based holiday accommodation providers

16/04/2020

New guidance and support is published in light of recent changes to the restrictions and closure of holiday accommodation provisions, detailing some specific exceptions.


Coronavirus: Businesses urged to apply for business grant

Coronavirus: Businesses urged to apply for business grant

16/04/2020

Businesses in Ceredigion are urged to apply for a business grant. Nearly 900 businesses have already had their applications approved paying out £11.7m of grant funding. More businesses will be eligible for the grant and are urged to apply.


Shielding scheme support from the Council

Shielding scheme support from the Council

15/04/2020

As part of the support being given for people who are currently shielding to keep themselves safe from the risk of Coronavirus, food parcel deliveries are being arranged for those who are shielding and do not have family or friends who can support with shopping.


Porth Cymorth Cynnar keeping in touch with residents

Porth Cymorth Cynnar keeping in touch with residents

09/04/2020

During this challenging period, Porth Cymorth Cynnar has established a virtual platform to ensure that we are able to keep in touch with vulnerable residents across Ceredigion.


Visit Ceredigion. Later.

Visit Ceredigion. Later.

09/04/2020

Visitors and residents are being urged to enjoy at home this Easter weekend.


Coronavirus: Ceredigion Schools have already produced more than 300 visors

Coronavirus: Ceredigion Schools have already produced more than 300 visors

06/04/2020

More than 300 face-visors have already been produced by staff at Ysgol Bro Pedr, Ysgol Penglais, Ysgol Bro Teifi and Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi to provide much needed protection for front-line workers in Ceredigion. The visors are produced on the schools’ laser cutters and plans are in place to produce another 2,000 of these vital visors.


Coronavirus: Stay Home, Save Lives

Coronavirus: Stay Home, Save Lives

04/04/2020

The weather improves over the weekend. We know that it would be delightful to enjoy Ceredigion at its best, but there will be an opportunity to enjoy it at a later date. By staying home, you will help reduce the number of people infected from the coronavirus. Thank you for enjoying the weather at home and staying safe.


Video Conferencing facilities at Ceredigion Care Homes

Video Conferencing facilities at Ceredigion Care Homes

03/04/2020

Ceredigion County Council values the importance of keeping in touch during this challenging time of self-isolation and appreciates that it is difficult for families that aren’t able to visit their loved ones at our care homes.


Coronavirus: Update to the Waste Services

Coronavirus: Update to the Waste Services

03/04/2020

With the ongoing situation of the Coronavirus, here is the latest update regarding Waste Services provided by Ceredigion County Council.


Support for those receiving Free School Meals

Support for those receiving Free School Meals

02/04/2020

Those in receipt of Free School Meals are receiving support during the Coronavirus crisis.


Keeping your distance in shops now a legal requirement in Wales

Keeping your distance in shops now a legal requirement in Wales

01/04/2020

Simple but important new emergency Coronavirus laws came into force last week across Wales regarding businesses.


Keeping in Touch service supporting the vulnerable in the community

Keeping in Touch service supporting the vulnerable in the community

01/04/2020

During this challenging period, Porth Cymorth Cynnar has established a virtual platform to ensure that we are able to keep in touch with vulnerable residents across Ceredigion. Due to the restrictions introduced to safeguard our communities against COVID-19, many residents will not be able to access their usual provision or support such as parent groups or GP Referral Exercise Classes. Instead, we are ensuring that all residents whom are known to our services, and others, are kept in touch with, through regular welfare calls, should they wish.


Sections of Ceredigion Coastal Path temporarily closed

Sections of Ceredigion Coastal Path temporarily closed

01/04/2020

Sections of the Ceredigion Coast Path have been temporarily closed in the interest of public health.


Use of three facilities in Ceredigion agreed in response to COVID-19

Use of three facilities in Ceredigion agreed in response to COVID-19

30/03/2020

Ceredigion County Council and Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) are working together in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Ceredigion Public House to be served with a prohibition notice

Ceredigion Public House to be served with a prohibition notice

30/03/2020

On Friday night, 27 March 2020, officers from Ceredigion County Council`s Public Protection Team came across a country public house serving customers alcohol, and open for business in contravention of the recently issued Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020. Police assistance was called and the landlord will now be served with a prohibition notice. A number of other offences were identified and a report will be made to the Council`s Licencing Committee.


Coronavirus: Postponement of Police and Crime Commissioner Elections

Coronavirus: Postponement of Police and Crime Commissioner Elections

30/03/2020

The UK Government has postponed the May 2020 Police Crime Commissioner elections due to COVID-19. The election will now be held on 6 May 2021. If you have not done so already, you can register to vote online by visiting https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote


Coronavirus: Support available for Ceredigion businesses affected

Coronavirus: Support available for Ceredigion businesses affected

27/03/2020

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, a range of measures to support businesses and workers have been made available by the UK and Welsh Government.


Coronavirus: Support towards paying your Council Tax

Coronavirus: Support towards paying your Council Tax

27/03/2020

This is a difficult and stressful time for many residents in Ceredigion as Coronavirus is having a significant impact on the economy.


Coronavirus: Porth Cymorth Cynnar supporting the vulnerable in Ceredigion

Coronavirus: Porth Cymorth Cynnar supporting the vulnerable in Ceredigion

27/03/2020

During this challenging period, Porth Cymorth Cynnar has established a virtual platform to ensure that we are able to keep in touch with vulnerable residents across Ceredigion.


Coronavirus: We are closing parts of the Coastal Path in Ceredigion.

Coronavirus: We are closing parts of the Coastal Path in Ceredigion.

27/03/2020

Do not visit Ceredigion, or travel within Ceredigion to walk our coastal path


Your Dog Your Job

Your Dog Your Job

26/03/2020

Dog fouling is a problem that can spoil everyone’s enjoyment of the great outdoors. As well as being unpleasant to look at, or worse step in, dog fouling can also be dangerous. To tackle this, Ceredigion County Council have launched a new initiative by displaying temporary messages that state ‘Your Dog Your Job’, to encourage dog-owners to take responsibility.


Update on antelope escape at Borth Wild Animal Kingdom

Update on antelope escape at Borth Wild Animal Kingdom

26/03/2020

Council officers visited Borth Wild Animal Kingdom on 25 March, to assess and monitor a situation where 3 Lechwe antelopes escaped.


Your eyes and ears are needed

Your eyes and ears are needed

26/03/2020

Individuals and communities are working together across Ceredigion to help those most in need. As with any crisis though, coronavirus offers opportunities to the unscrupulous to exploit the vulnerable. If you or your community group become aware that anyone is at risk of falling victim to scams, then we need your help in cracking down on them.


Statement on antelope escape from Borth Wild Animal Kingdom

Statement on antelope escape from Borth Wild Animal Kingdom

25/03/2020

The Council has received information that three Letchwe antelopes have escaped from Borth Wild Animal Kingdom this morning, Wednesday 25 March.


Residents urged to be mindful when accessing coast and countryside

Residents urged to be mindful when accessing coast and countryside

25/03/2020

Following Government’s advice of social distancing and one form of exercise daily, we are urging the public to be mindful when accessing the County’s beautiful coast and countryside.


Coronavirus: Contacting the Council

Coronavirus: Contacting the Council

23/03/2020

Following the Government’s advice in relation to social distancing in response to Coronavirus COVID-19, Ceredigion County Council offices are closed to the public.


Coronavirus: The county’s play areas to close

Coronavirus: The county’s play areas to close

23/03/2020

All those who manage Ceredigion Play Areas have been asked to close their play areas as of Monday, 23 March 2020.


Coronavirus: Challenges arising from sudden surge in tourism

Coronavirus: Challenges arising from sudden surge in tourism

22/03/2020

The Leaders of Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire County Councils have consulted with leaders at; Hywel Dda University Health Board and MPs and AMs across the Hywel Dda region in preparing the following statement:


Coronavirus: Closure of Caravan and Camping Sites

Coronavirus: Closure of Caravan and Camping Sites

22/03/2020

Following the earlier news item regarding the challenges arising from sudden surge in tourism, we are very thankful that a number of caravan and camping sites have closed. This weekend has seen an high influx of visitors and this action by business owners will help stem the flow of people into the area at a time when services will be strained.


Coronavirus: Public Health Wales statement on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak 22 March 2020

Coronavirus: Public Health Wales statement on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak 22 March 2020

22/03/2020

Dr Giri Shankar, Incident Director for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak response at Public Health Wales, said: “71 new cases have tested positive for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wales, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 347, although the true number of cases is likely to be higher. Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is now circulating in every part of Wales.


Coronavirus: Childcare provision for front-line service workers in Ceredigion – update 21 March 2020

Coronavirus: Childcare provision for front-line service workers in Ceredigion – update 21 March 2020

21/03/2020

Every effort has been made today to telephone all parents who have registered their children for childcare provision from Monday, 23 March 2020.


Coronavirus: Visitors to Council run Residential Homes

Coronavirus: Visitors to Council run Residential Homes

21/03/2020

Due to the escalating position in relation to COVID-19 and further guidance issued by Welsh Government the Council has stopped all visitors to the Council run Residential Care Homes until further notice.


Coronavirus: Childcare provision for front-line service workers in Ceredigion

Coronavirus: Childcare provision for front-line service workers in Ceredigion

20/03/2020

Arrangements are being put into place for childcare service provision for front-line workers in Ceredigion.


Councillor Gareth Davies elected as Chairman of Ceredigion County Council for 2020-2021

Councillor Gareth Davies elected as Chairman of Ceredigion County Council for 2020-2021

20/03/2020

Councillor Gareth Davies was elected as the Chairman of the Council for 2020-2021 in the Annual Meeting held by Ceredigion County Council on Friday 20 March.


Coronavirus: Waste Service

Coronavirus: Waste Service

20/03/2020

In light of the quickly changing situation of the Coronavirus, the following will apply regarding the waste service.


Coronavirus: Childcare provision for front-line service workers in Ceredigion

Coronavirus: Childcare provision for front-line service workers in Ceredigion

20/03/2020

Ceredigion County Council has put in place childcare provision for essential staff from Monday 23rd March 2020 and has been receiving applications throughout today (Friday 20th March). The Council has defined who it considers to be essential workers at this stage of the epidemic. These are restricted to front line staff, including Health Service workers, blue light services, Social Services or Care Services, workers in Care Homes and domiciliary care in the county. This has enabled the Council to establish an orderly registration process for childcare.


The latest on plastic free Ceredigion

The latest on plastic free Ceredigion

19/03/2020

Work is ongoing on making Ceredigion plastic free.


Coronavirus: Ceredigion schools to close

Coronavirus: Ceredigion schools to close

19/03/2020

All Ceredigion schools will close from the end of the school day on Friday, 20 March 2020.


Coronavirus: 19 March 2020

Coronavirus: 19 March 2020

19/03/2020

The ongoing Coronavirus situation is developing daily.


Coronavirus: A message from Ceredigion County Council Leader, Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn

Coronavirus: A message from Ceredigion County Council Leader, Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn

18/03/2020

All, I can assure the people of Ceredigion that Ceredigion County Council’s COVID-19 Gold Command Group has been established and is doing essential work to prepare the county to cope with Coronavirus.


Cabinet decision on former care home still stands

Cabinet decision on former care home still stands

18/03/2020

The Council’s Cabinet met on Tuesday 17 March to discuss the recommendation put forward by the Corporate Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee on Monday 16 March, regarding the future of the former care home, Penparcau.


Social Services Complaints Policy and Procedure approved

Social Services Complaints Policy and Procedure approved

18/03/2020

At the Cabinet meeting held on 17 March 2020, the Social Services Complaints Policy and Procedure was approved.


Decision made to withdraw from ERW

Decision made to withdraw from ERW

17/03/2020

A notice will be served by Ceredigion to withdraw from regional school improvement working alliance ERW on 31 March 2021.


Coronavirus: 17 March 2020

Coronavirus: 17 March 2020

17/03/2020

Proactive work and plans are underway in Ceredigion to prepare and respond to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.


Ceredigion’s Equality Plan Approved

Ceredigion’s Equality Plan Approved

17/03/2020

At its meeting on 17 March 2020, the Cabinet approved a plan setting out Ceredigion's equality objectives for 2020-24.


Former care home site recommendations to be considered in Cabinet

Former care home site recommendations to be considered in Cabinet

16/03/2020

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis and uncertainty in relation to the continuity and frequency of Council meetings, the recommendations from the Corporate Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee in relation to the Cabinet decision regarding the former care home site, Penparcau, will be considered at Cabinet tomorrow, Tuesday 17 March at 10am. The meeting is open to the public.


Coronavirus: Ceredigion Day Centres to close

Coronavirus: Ceredigion Day Centres to close

13/03/2020

Due to the ongoing threat of infection from coronavirus (Covid-19), and the vulnerability of the service users that attend the Council’s Day Centres, a decision has been made to close the day service for the time being.


Swimming Skills and Training Welsh Vocabulary Launched

Swimming Skills and Training Welsh Vocabulary Launched

13/03/2020

A Swimming Skills and Training Vocabulary booklet was launched by the Leisure Service in a Sportsathon challenge event at Lampeter Swimming Pool on Friday 13 March.


Anti-Slavery policy annual statement approved

Anti-Slavery policy annual statement approved

09/03/2020

Ceredigion County Council’s Cabinet has approved an Anti-Slavery Policy annual statement in its meeting on 28 January, 2020.


Ysgol Henry Richard close to the top in Cwis Dim Clem final

Ysgol Henry Richard close to the top in Cwis Dim Clem final

06/03/2020

Ysgol Henry Richard, Tregaron, won the second prize in the inter-counties final of quiz competition Cwis Dim Clem.


Council declares global climate emergency

Council declares global climate emergency

05/03/2020

Ceredigion County Council has declared a global climate emergency in a Council meeting on 05 March 2020.


Council’s Budget for 2020/21 Approved

Council’s Budget for 2020/21 Approved

05/03/2020

At the Council meeting on 5 March 2020, Ceredigion County Council’s service budgets for 2020/21 were approved after receiving the final settlement from Welsh Government on 25 February.


Bow Street Station – Next Phase of Works

Bow Street Station – Next Phase of Works

04/03/2020

A new station is being developed on the railway line between Aberystwyth and Borth stations. It will feature a car park, bus interchange and cycle storage and is due to open to passengers in the winter of 2020.


Travelling fish seller guilty over record failure

Travelling fish seller guilty over record failure

03/03/2020

A travelling fish seller from the north-east of England pleaded guilty to two offences at Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court on Monday 02 March 2020 after he admitted failing to assist Trading Standards Officers from Ceredigion County Council’s Public Protection Service. He had failed to provide any records to show who had supplied him with the fish found in his van, a legal requirement under food safety legislation.


Brothers imprisoned for disobeying court order preventing them from keeping animals

Brothers imprisoned for disobeying court order preventing them from keeping animals

02/03/2020

David Davies, aged 61, and Evan Meirion Davies, aged 50, of Penffynnon Farm, Bangor Teifi, Llandysul have been imprisoned for 24 weeks each, following their refusal to comply with a previous court order banning them from keeping Animals for 5 years.


Fund to bring underused buildings in Regeneration Towns back into use bringing results

Fund to bring underused buildings in Regeneration Towns back into use bringing results

27/02/2020

A fund to bring underused commercial buildings in Llandysul, Tregaron and Lampeter back into use is helping businesses to expand and support the local economy. The Mid Wales Town Centre Property Investment Fund (TCPIF) is still open and welcoming applications.


Ceredigion Racetrack company fined following fatal collision

Ceredigion Racetrack company fined following fatal collision

27/02/2020

On Monday 24 February 2020, Mid Wales Activity Ltd., Pontrhydfendigaid was fined £30,000 by a Judge at Swansea Crown Court. This followed an earlier guilty plea to a single charge made under Section 3(2) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.


Leading the way in managing planning

Leading the way in managing planning

26/02/2020

A key Officer in Ceredigion leads the way in sharing what it’s like to have a career in planning.


Proposal for the future of a Former Care Home approved

Proposal for the future of a Former Care Home approved

25/02/2020

At its meeting on 25 February 2020, the Cabinet approved the proposal regarding the future of a former care home in Penparcau, Aberystwyth.


Work underway at IBERS to Penrhyn-coch shared use path

Work underway at IBERS to Penrhyn-coch shared use path

25/02/2020

Work has recently started on the construction of the second phase of the new shared use path between Bow St and Penrhyn-coch. The path will be constructed in accordance with the Welsh Government’s Active Travel Design Guidance.


Get on your bike, with Ceredigion’s Inspire Project

Get on your bike, with Ceredigion’s Inspire Project

24/02/2020

If you’re aged between 9 and 25, and are looking for ways to get to places or to improve your health and well-being, then maybe you could benefit from a free re-cycled bicycle courtesy of the young people’s Inspire Project.


New Aberystwyth waste scheme launched

New Aberystwyth waste scheme launched

20/02/2020

The latest pilot to promote positive waste presentation behaviours in Aberystwyth has been launched.


Young people take part in Welsh-medium social day

Young people take part in Welsh-medium social day

17/02/2020

On Saturday 15 February, over fifty young people from south Ceredigion gathered at the Urdd Camp, Llangrannog for ‘Ti'n Gêm?’, a Welsh-medium social day organised by Cered: Menter Iaith Ceredigion with the co-operation of the Urdd and Tatl Gaming.


Storm Dennis

Storm Dennis

14/02/2020

The latest in Ceredigion following Storm Dennis.


Section of Coastal Path closed

Section of Coastal Path closed

13/02/2020

A section of Ceredigion coastal path between Aberaeron and Aberarth has fallen away and has been closed.


Wizardry night a success at Aberystwyth Library

Wizardry night a success at Aberystwyth Library

12/02/2020

The fourth Harry Potter Book Night was held at Aberystwyth Library on Friday, 07 February.


Tregaron St David’s Parade

Tregaron St David’s Parade

11/02/2020

On the eve of this year's National Eisteddfod in Tregaron and its surrounding areas, a St David's Day Parade will be held along the streets of the town to celebrate our culture and language.


Rhys Meirion Twentieth Anniversary Tour

Rhys Meirion Twentieth Anniversary Tour

10/02/2020

World-renowned tenor Rhys Meirion will bring his 20th Anniversary Tour to Theatr Felinfach on Saturday, 07 March.


Ceredigion pupils receive Holocaust survivor experiences

Ceredigion pupils receive Holocaust survivor experiences

07/02/2020

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Ceredigion pupils had the opportunity to hear the story of a Holocaust survivor.


Stage set for post-apocalyptic phenomenon

Stage set for post-apocalyptic phenomenon

07/02/2020

On Monday, 2 March, Cwmni'r Frân Wen, in partnership with Galeri will bring the theatre adaptation of Manon Steffan Ros' post-apocalyptic novel to Theatr Felinfach as part of its tour of Wales.


Oldest St. David’s Procession in Wales?

Oldest St. David’s Procession in Wales?

05/02/2020

Gorymdaith Gŵyl Dewi Aberaeron (Aberaeron’s St David’s procession) was founded by the late Alun Williams, the former headteacher of Ysgol Gynradd Aberaeron in 1979 and is possibly the oldest procession of its kind in Wales which continues to this day.


Bronze-medal winning hairdresser on the road to Shanghai

Bronze-medal winning hairdresser on the road to Shanghai

04/02/2020

Hyfforddiant Ceredigion Training (HCT) continue to lead the way in skills competitions across the UK. The latest success story is Bayley Harris, who recently qualified as a Level 2 hairdresser at HCT.


New student guide to recycling launched

New student guide to recycling launched

04/02/2020

A new student guide on recycling has been launched on Ceredigion County Council’s website.


Lampeter Green Infrastructure projects funding plans to be submitted after Cabinet approval

Lampeter Green Infrastructure projects funding plans to be submitted after Cabinet approval

31/01/2020

The council will submit funding applications for two green infrastructure projects in Lampeter after the Cabinet approved the submission of the plans on 28 January 2020. The plans will be submitted to the Welsh Government.


Ceredigion councillors to consider 4% increase in council tax

Ceredigion councillors to consider 4% increase in council tax

31/01/2020

County councillors in Ceredigion will be asked to consider a 4% increase in the Council tax rate when they meet on 5 March 2020.


Trading Standards Team secures guilty plea against counterfeit seller looking for quick money

Trading Standards Team secures guilty plea against counterfeit seller looking for quick money

31/01/2020

Lee Watson of 5 Bute Avenue, Hereford, pleaded guilty at Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court on 27 January 2020 to fifteen offences relating to the sale of counterfeit goods.


Ceredigion’s air quality still ranks with the best in Wales

Ceredigion’s air quality still ranks with the best in Wales

29/01/2020

A progress report has shown that air quality in Ceredigion continues to rank with the best in Wales on the basis of three Welsh Government air quality indicators. The report was approved by the council’s Cabinet on 28 January 2020.


Exercise Referral Scheme doing more for health intervention than ever before

Exercise Referral Scheme doing more for health intervention than ever before

29/01/2020

A record 35,069 participants attended Exercise Referral classes during 2640 hours of health classes in 2019.


Borth Wild Animal Kingdom served with direction to close enclosures of most dangerous animals

Borth Wild Animal Kingdom served with direction to close enclosures of most dangerous animals

28/01/2020

Borth Wild Animal Kingdom has been served with a direction to close the enclosures of its most dangerous animals – known as Category 1 animals - by Ceredigion County Council. The direction was served on 27 January 2020 because of inadequate firearms arrangements in the event of an escape of a dangerous animal.


Ceredigion polling station changes after review

Ceredigion polling station changes after review

24/01/2020

Councillors in Ceredigion today approved a review of polling stations in the county on 23 January. The review sees three polling stations merged with nearby polling stations.


Council calls on its own pension fund to disinvest from fossil fuels

Council calls on its own pension fund to disinvest from fossil fuels

23/01/2020

Ceredigion councillors have supported a motion that calls on the Dyfed Pension Fund to disinvest from holdings with fossil fuel companies within two years. The Dyfed Pension Fund is the fund used by Ceredigion County Council staff and councillors together with other public bodies in the area.


Bro Pedr Tops the Bill

Bro Pedr Tops the Bill

21/01/2020

Ysgol Bro Pedr have been placed in the top 25% of schools in Britain with their A Level results.


From Rubble To Enterprise

From Rubble To Enterprise

20/01/2020

2020 brings exciting new developments in Lampeter as the work on redeveloping the Canolfan Dulais site in the town gets underway. With the aid of the European Regional Development Fund investment and Welsh Government Targeted Regeneration funding the project will bring an investment of £3.2m to the town.


A Day in Our Life by Rhiannon Pugh, Menna Jones and Gwyneira Edwards, Registration Services, Ceredigion County Council.

A Day in Our Life by Rhiannon Pugh, Menna Jones and Gwyneira Edwards, Registration Services, Ceredigion County Council.

20/01/2020

“Civil registration is a vital service that affects everyone at some point in their lives. We are therefore in a position to be able to help others during key stages of life from the joyous occasion of a birth, the celebration of a marriage or civil partnership and the difficult and emotional time of registering the death of a loved one”. - Rhiannon Pugh, Superintendent Registrar and Registration Service Manager, along with Menna Jones, Deputy Superintendent Registrar and Gwyneira Edwards, Registration and Ceremonies Officer.


Ceredigion Carers Unit achieves Gold Level in quality assurance scheme

Ceredigion Carers Unit achieves Gold Level in quality assurance scheme

17/01/2020

Ceredigion County Council’s Carers Unit is the first council in Wales to be awarded with a Gold level under the Investors in Carers (liC) scheme. IiC is a quality assurance scheme that ensures that organisations and services are identifying and supporting unpaid Carers.


Ceredigion travels to the Netherlands to raise awareness of Wales and the Welsh language

Ceredigion travels to the Netherlands to raise awareness of Wales and the Welsh language

17/01/2020

Representatives from Ceredigion County Council’s Tourism Service will attend Vakantiebuers, Europe’s largest consumer travel show in Utrecht in the Netherlands, this week as part of a campaign to raise awareness of Wales and the Welsh language and to attract overseas visitors to Wales outside the peak season.


Young People raise money for local charities

Young People raise money for local charities

15/01/2020

On 10 December 2019, young people from Ysgol Henry Richard’s Cooking Club hosted a Christmas Fayre stall, selling cakes and donated bakes from the local community to raise money for young people receiving care at Angharad Ward, Bronglais Hospital and West Wales Domestic Abuse Service. The club was led by Ceredigion Youth Service and raised over £400 for the charities.


The Little Mill Players present Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood by Ben Crocker

The Little Mill Players present Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood by Ben Crocker

15/01/2020

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood is this year’s Little Mill Players Pantomime. Performances will be at Theatr Felinfach from Thursday 30 January to Saturday 01 February at 7:30pm. There will also be a matinée performance on Saturday 01 February at 2:30pm.


County-wide events for council to learn what businesses want in economic strategy

County-wide events for council to learn what businesses want in economic strategy

14/01/2020

Drop-in sessions will be held across Ceredigion as the council gathers information to help inform a new Economic Strategy for the next 15 years. The drop-in sessions are aimed at Ceredigion businesses and will gather their opinions on how the council can support them in the future.


Local Menter Iaith shortlisted for national awards

Local Menter Iaith shortlisted for national awards

14/01/2020

CERED, Menter Iaith Ceredigion (Ceredigion’s Welsh language initiative), has been shortlisted for a national Mentrau Iaith award. The Award Ceremony which will be held for the first time ever on January 22nd will celebrate the outstanding work of Mentrau Iaith, Welsh Language Initiatives, across Wales in promoting and increasing the use of Welsh in communities in Wales.


100th birthday celebration for World War Two Veteran, Walford Hughes MBE

100th birthday celebration for World War Two Veteran, Walford Hughes MBE

13/01/2020

A Second World War Veteran who served in the ‘Forgotten Army’ in the Far East celebrated his 100th birthday in Cartref Tregerddan, Bow Street on 11 January.


Translated teaching materials help Ceredigion children stay safe online

Translated teaching materials help Ceredigion children stay safe online

10/01/2020

Children in Ysgol Gymraeg Aberystwyth have had lessons in online safety using newly translated teaching materials.


Ceredigion Sports Fund reaches the £1m mark in grants sports clubs

Ceredigion Sports Fund reaches the £1m mark in grants sports clubs

07/01/2020

A Ceredigion sports fund that gives grants to clubs in Ceredigion has given out £1m in grants since it started 20 years ago.


Ceredigion 5x60 Dance Competition

Ceredigion 5x60 Dance Competition

06/01/2020

The annual 5x60 Dance Competition took part at Theatre Felinfach on Wednesday, 18 December 2019.


Council takes proactive approach to tackling domestic abuse

Council takes proactive approach to tackling domestic abuse

03/01/2020

Ceredigion County Council has revised its Domestic Abuse Policy to reflect Welsh Government legislation on domestic abuse. The revised policy was approved by Cabinet on 17 December and reflects the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Act (2015).


Council celebrates staff successes

Council celebrates staff successes

23/12/2019

Ceredigion County Council staff achievements were celebrated in a council meeting on 19 December 2019.


Ceredigion Childcare Conference 2019

Ceredigion Childcare Conference 2019

23/12/2019

A successful conference for childcare sector staff took place on 16 November 2019. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Enabling Children’s Rights’.


Welsh Guards to be granted the Freedom of the County of Ceredigion

Welsh Guards to be granted the Freedom of the County of Ceredigion

23/12/2019

The Welsh Guards will be granted the Freedom of the County of Ceredigion in a ceremony in Cardigan on 24 June 2020.


New Area School to be built in the Aeron Valley

New Area School to be built in the Aeron Valley

20/12/2019

A new Area School will be built in the Aeron Valley after Ceredigion County Council approved a proposal to build it.


Better Binformation

Better Binformation

20/12/2019

The roll out of the new waste collection service in Ceredigion is nearing successful completion. As part of the roll out, the popular online postcode finder has been refreshed and is now available to view via the council’s website www.ceredigion.gov.uk.


Views sought on a Fair and Equal Ceredigion

Views sought on a Fair and Equal Ceredigion

19/12/2019

Views are sought from Ceredigion residents on a revised Strategic Equality Plan called A Fair and Equal Ceredigion.


Thomas and Huw represent Ceredigion in UK Youth Parliament takeover 2019

Thomas and Huw represent Ceredigion in UK Youth Parliament takeover 2019

19/12/2019

On 8 November 2019, Ceredigion’s Member of Youth Parliament (MYP), Thomas Kendall and the Deputy MYP, Huw Jones represented the county in the annual UK Youth Parliament takeover debate. The debate was chaired by the Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle and Deputy Speak, Dame Eleanor Fulton Laing.


Alternative route available after Tresaith coastal path landslide

Alternative route available after Tresaith coastal path landslide

19/12/2019

An alternative route is now available to walkers on a part of the Ceredigion Coastal Path after a landslide.


Youth Club raise money for a local charity

Youth Club raise money for a local charity

19/12/2019

Aberaeron Youth Club, led by Ceredigion Youth Service raised £350 by selling Christmas crafts created by young people at Aberaeron Christmas Fayre on 30 November 2019.


Success for Ceredigion at the Association of Local Government Ecologists’ silver anniversary awards

Success for Ceredigion at the Association of Local Government Ecologists’ silver anniversary awards

18/12/2019

Ceredigion County Council were given special commendation in the ‘Local Government Changing the Way We Work Award’. This was for their success in incorporating ecological considerations into their work on managing and maintaining the county’s highway green estate.


Strategy to grow Ceredigion’s economy needs views of business and young people

Strategy to grow Ceredigion’s economy needs views of business and young people

17/12/2019

Three surveys have been launched to gather the views of Ceredigion residents on developing the local economy. The surveys will help to develop a 15 year economic strategy to support opportunities to grow the local economy.


Have your say on food and beverage trial on Aberystwyth Promenade

Have your say on food and beverage trial on Aberystwyth Promenade

17/12/2019

Your views are sought on a food and beverage trial that was held during the summer on Aberystwyth Promenade.


New term for Cerddorfa Iwcadwli

New term for Cerddorfa Iwcadwli

16/12/2019

In the New Year, there will be an opportunity for people living in North Ceredigion and beyond to learn the ukulele through the medium of Welsh on an 8 week course for beginners called ‘Iwcadwli i Ddechreuwyr’. The course is run by Cered at Aberystwyth Arts Centre.


Section of the Coastal Path closed

Section of the Coastal Path closed

14/12/2019

A section of the Ceredigion coastal path has fallen away and has been closed.


Ceredigion schools lead the way in national competition

Ceredigion schools lead the way in national competition

13/12/2019

Four secondary schools from Ceredigion led the way in the Urdd National Inclusive Zone Basketball tournament. Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi, Aberaeron Comprehensive School, Penglais School and Penweddig Comprehensive School travelled to Cardiff to compete on Thursday, 5 December 2019.


 New Community Band for Cardigan

New Community Band for Cardigan

06/12/2019

Over the next few weeks there will be an opportunity for musicians in the Cardigan area to come together to form a brand new community band. Whether they are experienced musicians or someone who used to play in a school band or orchestra years ago, there is a warm welcome to everyone in ‘Band y Fari’.


Crown Court judge dismisses appeal in ‘truly disturbing’ case of animal neglect

Crown Court judge dismisses appeal in ‘truly disturbing’ case of animal neglect

06/12/2019

A Crown Court judge has upheld a judgement of a case which saw the neglect and death of 58 cows. In his judgement, the judge described the offence as ‘truly disturbing’.