Recognition given to long-standing members of Council committee

Recognition given to long-standing members of Council committee

21/09/2021

At an Ethics and Standards Committee (virtual) meeting held on 17 September 2021, Rif Winfield and Hywel Wyn Jones were given recognition for their 10 years’ of service to the Committee between 2011 and 2021. A small plaque was presented to both.


Mid Wales Growth Deal Portfolio passes key decision point

Mid Wales Growth Deal Portfolio passes key decision point

21/09/2021

The Mid Wales Growth Deal has passed a significant milestone with the approval of the draft Portfolio Business Case to be submitted to UK and Welsh Governments.


Consultation on draft Welsh in education strategic plan goes live

Consultation on draft Welsh in education strategic plan goes live

20/09/2021

The consultation for the draft Ceredigion Welsh in Education Strategic Plan (WESP) 2022-2032 document is live. This statutory draft document outlines how Ceredigion County Council will develop Welsh language provision in Education over the next decade.


Campaign launched to increase foster carers in Ceredigion

Campaign launched to increase foster carers in Ceredigion

20/09/2021

Launching today, Foster Wales, the new national network of 22 local authority fostering services in Wales, is running a campaign to get more foster carers. It aims to make a positive impact on the futures of children and young people and attract some of the 39% of adults in Wales who have considered becoming a foster carer.


The Saddening result of seal and seal pup disturbance on the Welsh coast

The Saddening result of seal and seal pup disturbance on the Welsh coast

20/09/2021

With more people visiting the Welsh coast than ever before, wildlife disturbance is on the increase.


Mid Wales Growth Deal approaching final phases of development

Mid Wales Growth Deal approaching final phases of development

16/09/2021

The Mid Wales Growth Deal will face a major decision this month when approval is sought for the draft Portfolio Business Case to be submitted to UK and Welsh Governments.


Ceredigion’s award-winning Cozy Caron scheme returns to tackle fuel poverty

Ceredigion’s award-winning Cozy Caron scheme returns to tackle fuel poverty

16/09/2021

Ceredigion County Council has recently won a second award for tackling fuel poverty in Ceredigion and it has also launched a new project to assist 120 residents


People urged to remain vigilant as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Ceredigion

People urged to remain vigilant as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Ceredigion

15/09/2021

A significant increase of COVID-19 cases has been seen across Ceredigion lately.


Local social care services face significant pressures

Local social care services face significant pressures

10/09/2021

Domiciliary care services across Ceredigion are facing significant challenges as a result of the pandemic.


A new lease of life for an empty Lampeter building

A new lease of life for an empty Lampeter building

08/09/2021

A building in Lampeter town centre has been purchased as part of Ceredigion County Council’s Development and Regeneration Programme, with the view to renovate and bring the building back into use.


Ceredigion welcomes Tour of Britain 2021

Ceredigion welcomes Tour of Britain 2021

08/09/2021

Today, a sunny Ceredigion welcomed the Tour of Britain for the start of the fourth stage of the race.


Preparations underway to welcome Afghan families to Ceredigion

Preparations underway to welcome Afghan families to Ceredigion

07/09/2021

At today’s Cabinet meeting, Cabinet members approved to offer relocation to at least two Afghan Locally Employed Staff (LES) family.


Don’t lose your voice - residents in Ceredigion urged to check their voter registration details are up to date

Don’t lose your voice - residents in Ceredigion urged to check their voter registration details are up to date

07/09/2021

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


Funding opportunity to support carers

Funding opportunity to support carers

07/09/2021

Through the Carers Support Innovation Fund, grants are available to third sector organisations in Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire who provide or would like to provide services and activities to support unpaid carers.


Welcome to Ceredigion - the Tour of Britain 2021

Welcome to Ceredigion - the Tour of Britain 2021

07/09/2021

Tomorrow, 08 September, the Tour of Britain will start its fourth stage from Aberaeron.


Starting from scratch, Ceredigion resident gains confidence and lands his first ever job!

Starting from scratch, Ceredigion resident gains confidence and lands his first ever job!

03/09/2021

David, a Cardigan resident, was out of work and looking for a job.


Concern as Coronavirus cases increase in the County

Concern as Coronavirus cases increase in the County

02/09/2021

Coronavirus rates are increasing significantly across the county.


Exciting new developments on the horizon for Lampeter Wellbeing Centre

Exciting new developments on the horizon for Lampeter Wellbeing Centre

02/09/2021

At a Cabinet meeting held on 01 December 2020, it was agreed that Lampeter Leisure Centre would become the location of the Council’s first Wellbeing Centre in the County.


Council to support Emergency Services Day

Council to support Emergency Services Day

31/08/2021

Ceredigion County Council is celebrating Emergency Services Day on 9 September to pay tribute to the millions of people who work and volunteer across the NHS and emergency services.


Daily road closures come to an end in Ceredigion’s Safe Zones

Daily road closures come to an end in Ceredigion’s Safe Zones

27/08/2021

The roads through Ceredigion’s towns will re-open next week ahead of the new school term.


Ceredigion residents to have their say on future Active Travel routes

Ceredigion residents to have their say on future Active Travel routes

27/08/2021

Ceredigion County Council has commenced a 12-week consultation period on both existing and planned walking and cycling (Active Travel) routes in the county, beginning today.


Why not join the West Wales Walking for Wellbeing group?

Why not join the West Wales Walking for Wellbeing group?

25/08/2021

Janet Gibson from Cardigan joined the West Wales Walking for Wellbeing group in May 2021 when restricions eased in Ceredigion. As a member, she tells us the benefits of walking on her physical and mental wellbeing.


Catch up with mates, catch up on some rays. Don’t let covid catch up with you.

Catch up with mates, catch up on some rays. Don’t let covid catch up with you.

25/08/2021

August Bank Holiday is nearly here and it looks like it’s going to be sunny and warm for the long weekend ahead. Over the last couple of weeks, there has been a dramatic increase in covid cases in Ceredigion, in particular in coastal areas.


Ceredigion gets set to welcome the Tour of Britain this Autumn

Ceredigion gets set to welcome the Tour of Britain this Autumn

24/08/2021

On 08 September, Aberaeron will be the host venue for the start of the fourth stage of the much anticipated Tour of Britain. The route will take cyclists from Aberaeron up to Aberystwyth and then to Borth before moving on to Barmouth.


Council urges residents to get the help they need

Council urges residents to get the help they need

20/08/2021

Now that the Country is in Alert Level 0 and Covid restrictions have relaxed significantly since last summer, many of Ceredigion residents are only now witnessing the full financial impact of the pandemic.


Highest level of cases since January

Highest level of cases since January

20/08/2021

Ceredigion is currently seeing the highest rise in cases since January. There’s a concern that this number will continue to rise in the coming days and weeks.


Ceredigion to take part in resettling Afghan refugees that were employed by the UK Government

Ceredigion to take part in resettling Afghan refugees that were employed by the UK Government

20/08/2021

Ceredigion County Council announced today that it has signed up to the Home Office scheme to resettle ‘Locally Employed’ Afghans who are at risk of reprisals by the Taliban.


Kindness in the workplace

Kindness in the workplace

19/08/2021

A new guide and toolkit has been launched to support local employers, staff, groups and organisations to embed kindness in the workplace.


Businesses still required to take safety measures in Alert Level 0

Businesses still required to take safety measures in Alert Level 0

18/08/2021

Many of Wales’ remaining COVID-19 rules have now been lifted. However, there are still restrictions in place at Alert Level 0.


Have your say on how Ceredigion becomes a more physically active county

Have your say on how Ceredigion becomes a more physically active county

18/08/2021

A consultation is currently underway on how Ceredigion is becoming a more physically active County.


Communities for Work+ participant secures job as a HGV driver

Communities for Work+ participant secures job as a HGV driver

17/08/2021

A Ceredigion resident was offered a secure work opportunity after receiving help from the Communities for Work+ project.


Two Ceredigion organisations awarded the prestigious Defence Silver ERS Award

Two Ceredigion organisations awarded the prestigious Defence Silver ERS Award

13/08/2021

Two organisations in Ceredigion, Penparcau Community Forum Ltd and Woody’s Lodge, have achieved the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award for 2021.


Assessment of Local Well-being

Assessment of Local Well-being

13/08/2021

Ceredigion Public Services Board is carrying out an Assessment of Local Well-being. We want to find out about the well-being of local people and communities, now and for the future.


Concern over increase of cases in Llanarth and New Quay

Concern over increase of cases in Llanarth and New Quay

12/08/2021

A cluster of COVID-19 cases have been identified in and around the villages of New Quay and Llanarth in Ceredigion.


Good news all round at Ceredigion Archives

Good news all round at Ceredigion Archives

11/08/2021

Ceredigion Archives, the county record office is open again. Things are a little bit different at present but everyone is just as welcome.


Alert Level 0 – What this means for Ceredigion businesses, residents and visitors

Alert Level 0 – What this means for Ceredigion businesses, residents and visitors

10/08/2021

As we move away from the majority of the legal restrictions, we all still have to play our part in stopping the spread of the virus. The risk of transmission remains; alert level zero does not mean zero measures.


Congratulations to Ceredigion pupils

Congratulations to Ceredigion pupils

10/08/2021

Ceredigion County Council would like to congratulate Ceredigion pupils who are receiving their GCSE, AS and A Level results this week.


Work continues on rural model of community care and housing

Work continues on rural model of community care and housing

09/08/2021

Work to progress the delivery of a rural model of community care and housing in the Tregaron area continues.


Resident supported through uncertain times to secure new job

Resident supported through uncertain times to secure new job

05/08/2021

During an unsettling time last year with talk of redundancies, Archie, a bus driver and the sole earner for his family, knew he had to look for a different job. After seeking help and support from Communities for Work+, Archie was able to secure new employment with a local milk collection company.


Tourism sector, can you help us?

Tourism sector, can you help us?

05/08/2021

Ceredigion businesses are encouraged to provide their views to develop guided cultural adventures.


Ceredigion Museum to reopen with a new exhibition

Ceredigion Museum to reopen with a new exhibition

04/08/2021

Ceredigion Museum is to reopen its doors to the public on 12 August 2021 after being closed due to the pandemic.


Libraries to open fully

Libraries to open fully

04/08/2021

Ceredigion libraries will open for browsing without appointment on 09 August.


Your dog, your job campaign

Your dog, your job campaign

03/08/2021

Dog fouling can spoil everyone’s enjoyment of the great outdoors.


Leisure facilities to reopen in Autumn

Leisure facilities to reopen in Autumn

03/08/2021

Ceredigion County Council is aiming towards the re-opening of its facilities at Cardigan Leisure Centre, Lampeter Swimming Pool and Plascrug Leisure Centre in the autumn.


Aberystwyth Farmers’ Market returns

Aberystwyth Farmers’ Market returns

03/08/2021

Aberystwyth Farmers’ Market is returning at a new site.


Overcoming Covid-19 restrictions to provide activities for young families

Overcoming Covid-19 restrictions to provide activities for young families

30/07/2021

A report has been published detailing all the support and activities held with families with children under 5 from April 2020 to March 2021.


Applications now open for community based small grants

Applications now open for community based small grants

29/07/2021

Community organisations across Ceredigion are invited to apply for up to £2,000 to develop projects which help bring communities together.


Supporting campaign to reduce grass fires

Supporting campaign to reduce grass fires

28/07/2021

Ceredigion County Council is supporting Operation Dawns Glaw, a multi-agency taskforce of specialists from key agencies which aims to reduce, and where possible eliminate the impact of grass fires across Wales.


Wellbeing packs for Ceredigion young carers

Wellbeing packs for Ceredigion young carers

26/07/2021

Wellbeing packs are being sent to young carers across Ceredigion to support their wellbeing and encourage them to read this summer.


Innovative ideas sought for a stronger Cardigan Bay coast

Innovative ideas sought for a stronger Cardigan Bay coast

23/07/2021

The Cardigan Bay Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) is asking residents to send in their ideas or expressions of interest to the local FLAG Coordinator.


Ceredigion communities urged to continue following the guidelines

Ceredigion communities urged to continue following the guidelines

23/07/2021

The number of COVID-19 cases continue to increase across the County and we are seeing wide community transmission.


Businesses reminded of self-isolation regulations

Businesses reminded of self-isolation regulations

23/07/2021

Businesses are reminded of their duty to allow a worker to self-isolate in line with regulations.


Bryntirion Care Assistant awarded Care Star

Bryntirion Care Assistant awarded Care Star

23/07/2021

A Tregaron Day Care Assistant has been awarded the Social Care Star Award.


Communities for Work Plus helped resident to get back into work

Communities for Work Plus helped resident to get back into work

21/07/2021

Communities for Work plus project have been able to help a Ceredigion resident get back into work after being made redundant left him out of work.


Council urges businesses to prepare for major change in food labelling

Council urges businesses to prepare for major change in food labelling

20/07/2021

From 1 October 2021, the requirements for prepacked for direct sale (PPDS) food labelling will change in Wales, England, and Northern Ireland.


Wales Coronavirus restrictions apply in Ceredigion

Wales Coronavirus restrictions apply in Ceredigion

19/07/2021

As most legal restrictions on social contact and mask wearing are being lifted in England today, we’d like to remind both our residents and visitors that here in Ceredigion we all need to follow the Wales Coronavirus restrictions – which includes wearing a face covering and keeping a social distance inside public spaces.


Amber warning for extreme heat

Amber warning for extreme heat

19/07/2021

Met Office have issued an Amber warning for Extreme heat from Monday 19 until Thursday 22 July 2021.


Local authorities come together to boost number of foster carers in Wales

Local authorities come together to boost number of foster carers in Wales

15/07/2021

Local Authority fostering services in Wales have today joined forces to become ‘Foster Wales’; teams across the nation combine their efforts and expertise to significantly increase the number and diversity of Local Authority foster carers.


Caution moving fully into alert level one

Caution moving fully into alert level one

15/07/2021

Ceredigion residents are encouraged to be cautious, even with the relaxation of the restrictions to move fully into alert level one.


Concern over COVID-19 increase in the County

Concern over COVID-19 increase in the County

13/07/2021

There are concerns about the levels of Coronavirus in Ceredigion.


Ysgol Bro Pedr win Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative 2021 award

Ysgol Bro Pedr win Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative 2021 award

12/07/2021

At a virtual awards ceremony held on 2 July, Ysgol Bro Pedr won the secondary sector shield at an annual competition held by the Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative (WHSI). The award was given for a history project caried out by Year 8 pupils at the school. The project, ‘In and Out of Wales’ was ambitious and enriching, looking at migration and emigration.


Calling Contractors to maintain Ceredigion’s paths

Calling Contractors to maintain Ceredigion’s paths

09/07/2021

Ceredigion’s public rights of way are looking for contractors to manage and maintain the paths for all to enjoy.


Ceredigion residents supported back to work

Ceredigion residents supported back to work

08/07/2021

345 residents in Ceredigion have been supported back into work in the last three years.


Llanilar wins Gold with the Welsh Language Charter

Llanilar wins Gold with the Welsh Language Charter

07/07/2021

At the end of a challenging year, Ysgol Gynradd Llanilar is celebrating the success of implementing the language by winning the Gold Standard of the Welsh Language Charter.


Summer Reading Challenge 2021 – Wild World Heroes

Summer Reading Challenge 2021 – Wild World Heroes

06/07/2021

Do you want to be a Wild World Hero? Join us at Ceredigion Library Service over the summer holidays for the chance to be a real life hero, and to become one by reading!


Report illegal sale of underage products to Crimestoppers

Report illegal sale of underage products to Crimestoppers

05/07/2021

Residents and businesses across Wales who think that someone has purchased or sold age restricted products to an underaged person can now report is anonymously to Crimestoppers.


Closing Aberystwyth’s Window of Waste!

Closing Aberystwyth’s Window of Waste!

02/07/2021

Aberystwyth town centre is provided with regular and reliable waste collection services. Unfortunately, some localised, seasonal issues continue to arise. One of the solutions to this is to close the Window of Waste!


Celebrating Celtic cultures and destinations

Celebrating Celtic cultures and destinations

01/07/2021

Celtic Routes, a project which promotes Ceredigion and partner areas in south west Wales and Ireland, will be showcased at the International Celtic Congress this weekend.


A group of Year 9 pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

A group of Year 9 pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

01/07/2021

A group of Year 9 pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 10 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Primate animals at Borth Animalarium rehomed

Primate animals at Borth Animalarium rehomed

01/07/2021

In April this year, Ceredigion County Council received an application for a Dangerous Wild Animal Licence from Mr and Mrs Tweedy, the owners of a new business known as the ‘Animalarium’ at Borth.


Communities for Work+ support Ceredigion resident to develop professionally

Communities for Work+ support Ceredigion resident to develop professionally

30/06/2021

A Ceredigion resident has completed a Counselling course after receiving funding from Communities for Work+, enabling her to find work as a Counsellor within the County.


Bookings now open for community swimming at Aberystwyth University

Bookings now open for community swimming at Aberystwyth University

25/06/2021

People can now book a swimming slot at Aberystwyth University’s pool as building works continue at Plascrug Leisure Centre.


Visit Ceredigion safely and respectfully

Visit Ceredigion safely and respectfully

25/06/2021

As expected, Ceredigion is already proving to be a popular destination for visitors this year.


Youth Work Week – Celebrating the support for young people from a flexible and devoted team

Youth Work Week – Celebrating the support for young people from a flexible and devoted team

24/06/2021

This year, Youth Work Week is from 23 to 30 June. It is an opportunity to celebrate the positive stories and successes from the last 12 months – highlighting the innovation, resilience and resourcefulness that the sector has shown during an exceptionally difficult year.


A reminder to residents and visitors as the number of Delta cases increase

A reminder to residents and visitors as the number of Delta cases increase

23/06/2021

We are starting to see an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Ceredigion and across Wales over recent days. The Delta variant has been detected in Ceredigion; a different variant which causes a wider range symptoms than previously.


A group of Year 9 pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

A group of Year 9 pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

22/06/2021

A group of Year 9 pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Penglais, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 10 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Community swimming to be made available at Aberystwyth University’s pool

Community swimming to be made available at Aberystwyth University’s pool

18/06/2021

A number of pre-booked slots for the community will be available at Aberystwyth University’s swimming pool as maintenance work continues at Plascrug Leisure Centre.


Supporting Unpaid Carers in Ceredigion: Carers Week 2021

Supporting Unpaid Carers in Ceredigion: Carers Week 2021

18/06/2021

To celebrate national Carers Week 2021, which was from 7 to 13 June, Ceredigion County Council worked with colleagues across Health and the third sector to arrange a variety of free activities to support unpaid Carers. Some activities were jointly hosted with partners in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire.


Marking Armed Forces Week 2021

Marking Armed Forces Week 2021

18/06/2021

Armed Forces Week is held between 21 and 26 June this year.


Dad speaks on Father’s Day about amazing experience of adopting

Dad speaks on Father’s Day about amazing experience of adopting

16/06/2021

An adoptive dad of two has spoken of the privilege he feels watching his children bloom and grow.


Young Carer Survey now live – Have your say

Young Carer Survey now live – Have your say

16/06/2021

If you are a Young Carer living in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion or Pembrokeshire, we want to hear from you!


Strategic Plan to strengthen Welsh medium education in the county

Strategic Plan to strengthen Welsh medium education in the county

15/06/2021

A consultation period will be held during the autumn term this year to increase the number of pupils in Ceredigion who will be able to develop and learn through the medium of Welsh.


Welsh Language Standards Annual Monitoring Report for 2020-2021 published

Welsh Language Standards Annual Monitoring Report for 2020-2021 published

15/06/2021

The Welsh Language Standards Annual Monitoring Report for 2020-2021 has been published following approval in a recent Cabinet meeting.


Action Plan introduced to achieve net zero carbon by 2030

Action Plan introduced to achieve net zero carbon by 2030

15/06/2021

An action plan has been introduced as to how Ceredigion will become a net zero carbon Local Authority.


Refugee Week 2021

Refugee Week 2021

14/06/2021

The theme for Refugee Week 2021, which takes places between 14 and 20 June, is ‘We cannot walk alone’, this is inspired by Martin Luther King’s historic ‘I have a Dream’ speech in 1963, whereby he speaks about the importance of unity and equality for all and how every single one of us has a part to play in ensuring current and future generations are treated fairly.


Helo, Hwyl a Hamdden Theatr Felinfach

Helo, Hwyl a Hamdden Theatr Felinfach

11/06/2021

“Company, friendship and laughing together, face to face” are just some of the things that members of Theatr Felinfach’s Hwyl a Hamdden group have longed for since everything stopped in 2020.


Surprise interview with football superstar on Euros’ eve

Surprise interview with football superstar on Euros’ eve

10/06/2021

On Thursday morning 10 June, pupils from Ysgol Gynradd Penrhyn-coch and Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig received an unexpected Zoom call all the way from Baku, capital city of Azerbaijan. The call was made from Ben Davies, Welsh professional footballer, who is currently located at a camp with the rest of the Welsh national football team in Baku, ahead of their Euro 2020 opener game against Switzerland on Saturday.


Trading Standards Wales issue Census text scam warning

Trading Standards Wales issue Census text scam warning

08/06/2021

Trading Standards Wales has been made aware of a text message scam in relation to the national Census.


Osian is Top of the Chants

Osian is Top of the Chants

07/06/2021

On Saturday 5 June, the Mentrau Iaith announced the winner of Gwlad y Chants competition as Osian Jones from Aberaeron.


Public house in Ceredigion issued with a Premises Closure Notice and a Fixed Penalty Notice

Public house in Ceredigion issued with a Premises Closure Notice and a Fixed Penalty Notice

03/06/2021

A Ceredigion public house has been fined £2,000 and served a Premises Closure Notice after failing to comply with a Premises Improvement Notice and for additional breaches of the Covid-19 regulations.


Osian Jones is Ceredigion’s king of the “chants”

Osian Jones is Ceredigion’s king of the “chants”

02/06/2021

Osian Jones from Aberaeron has been successful in reaching the primary school shortlist in “Gwlad y Chants” – a competition to create a new football chant to support Wales at Euro 2020 organised by Mentrau Iaith and the FAW.


Llechryd triumph in Cwis Dim Clem

Llechryd triumph in Cwis Dim Clem

28/05/2021

For a number of years, Ceredigion’s primary schools have been competing in Cwis Dim Clem and on Wednesday, 19 May Ysgol Llechryd were triumphant in the Ceredigion round of the quiz that was organised by Cered: Menter Iaith Ceredigion.


Ceredigion’s Cozy Caron project wins award in collaboration with Welsh business to tackle fuel poverty

Ceredigion’s Cozy Caron project wins award in collaboration with Welsh business to tackle fuel poverty

27/05/2021

City Energy and Ceredigion County Council win a Welsh recognised award for tackling fuel poverty in Ceredigion with local residents.


Keeping Ceredigion safe through the summer

Keeping Ceredigion safe through the summer

27/05/2021

With Ceredigion set to be busy during the summer months, Safe Zones will be in place to ensure the streets are safe for everyone.


A new English radio programme on the Welsh language and culture

A new English radio programme on the Welsh language and culture

26/05/2021

CERED and Radio Aber are embarking on an innovative new idea to promote the Welsh language and culture by launching an English language radio programme.


Decommissioning work continues at Plascrug

Decommissioning work continues at Plascrug

25/05/2021

With Plascrug Leisure Centre now returned to Ceredigion County Council’s responsibility, there is much to look forward to with the decommissioning work in full flow.


Aberaeron hoteliers plead guilty to lockdown lock-in offences

Aberaeron hoteliers plead guilty to lockdown lock-in offences

20/05/2021

An Aberaeron couple pleaded guilty to coronavirus restrictions and public order offences before the start of a scheduled trial in Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 18 May 2021.


‘Britain’s Got Talent’ star shines a light on Ceredigion’s foster carers

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ star shines a light on Ceredigion’s foster carers

17/05/2021

On Thursday evening 20 May, Aberystwyth town library at Canolfan Alun R Edwards will light up in orange to mark Foster Care Fortnight. Also shining a light on the work of Ceredigion’s foster carers is Welsh artist Nathan Wyburn.


Town centres in mid-Wales to benefit from new ‘place making’ fund

Town centres in mid-Wales to benefit from new ‘place making’ fund

17/05/2021

£1.26m of capital funding has been secured by Ceredigion County Council alongside Powys County Council from the Welsh Governments’ Transforming Towns Programme to help support capital investment to regenerate a number of our towns across Mid Wales.


Ceredigion libraries to reopen with pre-booked slots

Ceredigion libraries to reopen with pre-booked slots

17/05/2021

Public libraries in Ceredigion will reopen in early June on an appointment only basis as coronavirus infection rates continue to improve.


Walk of the Week re-starts in Ceredigion

Walk of the Week re-starts in Ceredigion

14/05/2021

A series of ‘Walk of the Week’ posters will be published on a regular basis over the summer months.


Pub in Ceredigion issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice and a Premises Improvement Notice

Pub in Ceredigion issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice and a Premises Improvement Notice

14/05/2021

A licensed premises in Ffostrasol has been issued a £1,000 Fixed Penalty Notice and served a Premises Improvement Notice after customers were discovered drinking inside the premises.


Councillor Paul Hinge elected as Chairman of Ceredigion County Council 2021-2022

Councillor Paul Hinge elected as Chairman of Ceredigion County Council 2021-2022

14/05/2021

Councillor Paul Hinge has been elected as the Chairman of Ceredigion County Council for 2021-2022 during the Annual Meeting held virtually on Friday 14 May 2021.


Restrictions ease further with caution

Restrictions ease further with caution

14/05/2021

With restrictions easing further, both residents and visitors are reminded to enjoy Ceredigion safely and responsibly.


Safe visiting opportunities in Care Homes being put into place

Safe visiting opportunities in Care Homes being put into place

14/05/2021

Following Welsh Government’s announcement of moving to Alert Level 2 on Monday, 17 May, families of Council-run Care Homes are reassured that further enhanced visiting opportunities are currently being reviewed and progressed.


Unpaid Carers encouraged to use rapid COVID self-test kits

Unpaid Carers encouraged to use rapid COVID self-test kits

13/05/2021

On 11 May 2021, Welsh Government announced that access to rapid COVID self-test kits (lateral flow tests) is now available to Unpaid Carers.


Date for re-opening leisure facilities brought forward

Date for re-opening leisure facilities brought forward

13/05/2021

As a result of the current infection rates in the county and the latest Public Health Wales advice, a decision has been made to bring forward the date of the re-opening of indoor sport and physical activity provision in Ceredigion County Council operated facilities.


Join the Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Panel as an independent member

Join the Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Panel as an independent member

13/05/2021

The Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel is looking for two members to join them in their work to support and challenge the Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner.


Ceredigion wins big at National Work Welsh Awards

Ceredigion wins big at National Work Welsh Awards

12/05/2021

Ceredigion County Council’s Work Welsh Scheme celebrated 3 successes at the National Work Welsh awards in April this year.


Publication of Draft Welsh in Education Strategic Plan 2022-32

Publication of Draft Welsh in Education Strategic Plan 2022-32

11/05/2021

Ceredigion's draft document 'Welsh in Education Strategic Plan 2022-32' plans for the Welsh language over the next 10 years.


EU Settlement Scheme – 50 days left to apply

EU Settlement Scheme – 50 days left to apply

10/05/2021

Tuesday, 12 May 2021, marks 50 days until the deadline of 30 June 2021 for applications to be made to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS).


Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed Powys Area elected

Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed Powys Area elected

09/05/2021

The Police and Crime Commissioner for the Dyfed Powys Area is Dafydd Llywelyn, Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales.


Senedd Cymru Election Result: Ceredigion Constituency

Senedd Cymru Election Result: Ceredigion Constituency

07/05/2021

The successful candidate to represent the Ceredigion Constituency in Senedd Cymru has been elected and is Elin Jones, Plaid Cymru.


Representatives announced for Senedd Cymru in the Mid and West Wales Region

Representatives announced for Senedd Cymru in the Mid and West Wales Region

07/05/2021

The candidates who will represent the Mid and West Wales Region are as follows:


Sport and physical activity provision to restart on a phased approach

Sport and physical activity provision to restart on a phased approach

05/05/2021

Following The Welsh Government announcement on 23 April 2021, sport and physical activity provision will restart in a phased approach in Ceredigion.


Amendments introduced to the Cardigan Safe Zone

Amendments introduced to the Cardigan Safe Zone

04/05/2021

As more people are expected to visit Ceredigion’s towns over the coming weeks and summer months, changes are required to ensure our streets are safe for everyone, by allowing people to maintain a 2 metre social distance at all times.


A number of pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

A number of pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

30/04/2021

A number of pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron have been asked to self-isolate for 10 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Advice for businesses reopening outdoor hospitality venues

Advice for businesses reopening outdoor hospitality venues

27/04/2021

With outdoor hospitality businesses now allowed to reopen in Wales, businesses in Ceredigion are encouraged to ensure that they are fully aware of the latest guidance.


Aberystwyth University and Ceredigion County Council join forces to research the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in Ceredigion

Aberystwyth University and Ceredigion County Council join forces to research the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in Ceredigion

27/04/2021

Researchers at Aberystwyth University are calling on businesses and residents in Ceredigion to contribute to a study into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the county.


Support for community enterprises

Support for community enterprises

26/04/2021

The Cynnal y Cardi Local Action Group (LAG), which implements the LEADER scheme in Ceredigion, wants to hear from anyone who needs support to scope out the possibilities for a community facility or building in order to develop it as a community enterprise.


Call for service users’ views on social services

Call for service users’ views on social services

23/04/2021

Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) will be carrying out an assurance check of social services in Ceredigion in early May.


Support provided for Ceredigion care providers through the pandemic

Support provided for Ceredigion care providers through the pandemic

23/04/2021

Over the last year, a significant amount of collaboration has taken place between the Ceredigion care providers and public sector organisations.


Ceredigion residents are reassured that polling stations are safe places to vote

Ceredigion residents are reassured that polling stations are safe places to vote

23/04/2021

On Thursday 06 May residents in Ceredigion will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them in the Senedd and as Police and Crime Commissioner.


Update for Multi-purpose Community Centres following First Minister announcement

Update for Multi-purpose Community Centres following First Minister announcement

23/04/2021

Today, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced that multi-purpose community centres including community centres, village halls, church halls and other community facilities can reopen from 03 May. This decision has been brought forward from 17 May.


Enjoy Ceredigion, safely and responsibly as restrictions ease

Enjoy Ceredigion, safely and responsibly as restrictions ease

23/04/2021

With longer days, sunnier times ahead and the easing of certain restrictions, it’s a positive sight to see so many of Ceredigion’s businesses reopen and our beautiful coast and countryside being enjoyed and appreciated.


No excuses for anti-social behaviour

No excuses for anti-social behaviour

20/04/2021

On Sunday morning, 18 April a disappointing image of litter, left over from a social gathering, could be seen across the path, benches and beach in Aberaeron. Glass bottles, beer cans and takeaway containers were left discarded, posing a significant risk to wildlife, sealife, people and their pets.


Two new funds available to support projects that invest in Ceredigion

Two new funds available to support projects that invest in Ceredigion

20/04/2021

A Levelling up Fund and a Community Renewal Fund are being made available in Ceredigion. The funds are to help with projects that focus on investing in Ceredigion’s businesses, communities, infrastructure and developing skills of Ceredigion’s residents.


Remember to complete the Census to avoid a fine

Remember to complete the Census to avoid a fine

09/04/2021

Every household is required by law to complete the Census, and it’s not too late yet.


Paying tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Paying tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

09/04/2021

Ceredigion County Council joins the nation in sending deepest sympathies to Her Majesty The Queen and The Royal Family following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.


Shop locally and safely in our towns

Shop locally and safely in our towns

09/04/2021

With non-essential retail reopening on Monday 12 April, remember to shop local and shop safely.


Ceredigion dog breeder fined for failing to comply with dog breeding license

Ceredigion dog breeder fined for failing to comply with dog breeding license

09/04/2021

On 27 November 2020, and 22 December 2020, the Crown Court heard an appeal by Mr. Dorian Wyn Jones, of Dorwan Kennels, Penrheol, Talsarn, relating to convictions for failing to comply with dog breeding license conditions.


Ceredigion resident walks 10,000 steps a day during coronavirus pandemic

Ceredigion resident walks 10,000 steps a day during coronavirus pandemic

06/04/2021

A Ceredigion resident has walked 10,000 steps a day during the coronavirus pandemic in order to keep fit and healthy. Gillian from Llanybydder, who is registered on the NERS (National Exercise Referral Scheme) programme decided to walk 10,000 steps a day in order to keep fit during the coronavirus pandemic. As a member of the West Wales Walking for Wellbeing group, she tells us the benefits of walking on her physical and mental health.


Ceredigion residents still have time to register to vote - don't lose your voice!

Ceredigion residents still have time to register to vote - don't lose your voice!

06/04/2021

Ceredigion residents are being urged not to lose their vote by ensuring that they sign up to register to vote, ahead of the Senedd and Police Crime Commissioner elections held in May this year.


Decision reached on Aberystwyth Business Improvement District

Decision reached on Aberystwyth Business Improvement District

01/04/2021

Following a formal ballot, a decision has been reached to waive the support for the Aberystwyth Business Improvement District.


Caru Ceredigion – Caru Cymru - Be a Lover Not a Loser

Caru Ceredigion – Caru Cymru - Be a Lover Not a Loser

30/03/2021

As part of Caru Ceredigion, Ceredigion County Council has been doing a Spring Clean.


Bar in Ceredigion issued with a Premises Closure Notice and a Fixed Penalty Notice

Bar in Ceredigion issued with a Premises Closure Notice and a Fixed Penalty Notice

29/03/2021

An Aberystwyth bar has been issued a £1,000 Fixed Penalty Notice and served a Premises Closure Notice after an underground drinking den was discovered on the night of the France v Wales Six Nations rugby match.


Nominated individuals can resume visits at Local Authority Care Homes

Nominated individuals can resume visits at Local Authority Care Homes

29/03/2021

A nominated individual will now be able to visit loved ones in Local Authority Care Homes from Monday, 29 March 2021.


Ceredigion Barber shop receives Fixed Penalty Notice and Premises Improvement Notice

Ceredigion Barber shop receives Fixed Penalty Notice and Premises Improvement Notice

25/03/2021

Venus barber shop on Terrace Road, Aberystwyth has been issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice and a Premises Improvement Notice after failing to comply several times with the regulations.


Guidance for hairdressing and barbering businesses

Guidance for hairdressing and barbering businesses

23/03/2021

Guidance has been issued for hairdressing salons and barbershops to ensure maximum safety as they reopen in line with COVID-19 regulations.


Council provides feminine hygiene products to local communities

Council provides feminine hygiene products to local communities

18/03/2021

Ceredigion County Council in partnership with local community groups and organisations, and through funding from Welsh Government’s Period Dignity Scheme, are ensuring that women and girls have access to feminine hygiene products.


Safe Zones arrangements for Easter

Safe Zones arrangements for Easter

18/03/2021

Adjustments for Ceredigion’s Safe Zones are planned for Easter.


Caru Ceredigion Spring Clean

Caru Ceredigion Spring Clean

17/03/2021

As part of Caru Ceredigion, Ceredigion County Council is currently making arrangements to undertake a Spring Clean.


New opportunities offered through Communities for Work+

New opportunities offered through Communities for Work+

17/03/2021

A Ceredigion resident is back in work after receiving support by Communities for Work+.


Ceredigion County Council signs the Zero Racism Wales Pledge

Ceredigion County Council signs the Zero Racism Wales Pledge

16/03/2021

Ceredigion County Council has joined in standing against racism, by signing up to the Zero Racism Wales Pledge organised by Race Council Cymru.


Holiday activities held by Ceredigion Youth Service

Holiday activities held by Ceredigion Youth Service

16/03/2021

Holiday activities for Ceredigion’s young people have continued to be held digitally.


It’s time to complete the Census

It’s time to complete the Census

15/03/2021

Census Day, 21 March 2021, is literally around the corner and the preparations are in full swing in Ceredigion.


Comprehensive Energy Vision for Mid Wales developed

Comprehensive Energy Vision for Mid Wales developed

15/03/2021

Partners in Mid Wales have embarked on an innovative collaboration which will support the region in making the essential step change required to meet the UK net zero carbon targets by 2050.


Child Development Fund success in Ceredigion during COVID-19

Child Development Fund success in Ceredigion during COVID-19

12/03/2021

A Welsh Government Child Development Fund contributed to Ceredigion’s ability to provide several additional services between December 2020 and March 2021.


£1.5 Million for Tourism Project

£1.5 Million for Tourism Project

12/03/2021

Celtic Routes, a partnership project between Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire County Councils and the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority in Wales and Wicklow, Wexford and Waterford County Councils in Ireland, has secured an additional £1.5 million for a second phase of the Celtic Routes tourism project. The successful bid to the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) will take the project through to 2023.


Ceredigion and the Coronavirus - One year on

Ceredigion and the Coronavirus - One year on

12/03/2021

As we mark the one year lockdown of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, we reflect on the work that has been done to attempt to control the virus in Ceredigion.


First careful and cautious steps out of lockdown

First careful and cautious steps out of lockdown

12/03/2021

With the numbers of the Coronavirus falling across Ceredigion and Wales, Welsh Government are easing some restrictions carefully and in a phased approach to start unlocking Wales.


Proposals being explored to improve broadband in some areas of Ceredigion

Proposals being explored to improve broadband in some areas of Ceredigion

11/03/2021

Several areas of Ceredigion could soon have access to some of the fastest internet speeds in the UK following a number of suppliers proposing Fibre to the Premises projects (FTTP) across the County.


Foundations established for the Mid Wales Growth Deal

Foundations established for the Mid Wales Growth Deal

11/03/2021

Key documents that will lay the foundations of how the Mid Wales Growth Deal will be further developed and delivered have been supported by the Growing Mid Wales Board.


Let’s tackle climate change and get to world number one

Let’s tackle climate change and get to world number one

11/03/2021

With 92% of people in Wales now recycling regularly*, Wales is one step closer on its Mighty Mission to become world number one for recycling.


Support available to take part in the 2021 Census

Support available to take part in the 2021 Census

10/03/2021

Census information packs, including letters and access codes will have started to arrive in homes across Ceredigion by now.


Businesses in Ceredigion issued with Fixed Penalty Notices

Businesses in Ceredigion issued with Fixed Penalty Notices

10/03/2021

Two businesses in Ceredigion have been issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £1,000 for breaching the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No.5) (Wales) Regulations 2020.


Residents urged to report illegal tobacco crimes to Crimestoppers

Residents urged to report illegal tobacco crimes to Crimestoppers

10/03/2021

Residents across Ceredigion who think someone is selling illegal tobacco can now report it anonymously, thanks to a new campaign.


Carers in Ceredigion receive a ‘break in a box’ during COVID-19

Carers in Ceredigion receive a ‘break in a box’ during COVID-19

10/03/2021

The last 12 months have been difficult for us all, and it has been especially so for Unpaid Carers who provide care for family members and friends across Ceredigion.


EUSS: citizens reminded to apply

EUSS: citizens reminded to apply

09/03/2021

Some very encouraging data has come to light in terms of the number of applications made in Ceredigion for the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS).


Council approves budget for 2021-2022

Council approves budget for 2021-2022

05/03/2021

The budget for Ceredigion County Council for the forthcoming financial year was approved by County Councillors in a Council meeting held virtually on Friday 05 March 2021.


UK Government funding announced for growth deal welcomed

UK Government funding announced for growth deal welcomed

05/03/2021

News that the UK Government is to accelerate its funding for the Mid Wales Growth Deal has been welcomed by the region’s leaders.


Completing the Census will help improve the county’s services

Completing the Census will help improve the county’s services

04/03/2021

As Census Day approaches, everyone is reminded of the benefits of taking part in this once every ten years survey.


Ceredigion residents to have their say on future Active Travel routes

Ceredigion residents to have their say on future Active Travel routes

03/03/2021

Ceredigion County Council has engaged Sustrans Cymru to support the review of its Active Travel Network.


Mid Wales Skills Partnership created

Mid Wales Skills Partnership created

02/03/2021

A new partnership that will provide a focus for skills in Mid Wales, as well as helping drive economic growth by ensuring investment in the right skills, has been created.


A new Welsh language football program launched

A new Welsh language football program launched

01/03/2021

Radio Aber and Cered (Menter Iaith Ceredigion) have come together to launch a brand new Welsh language radio program on football called 'Cefn y Rhwyd'.


Ceredigion Library World Book Day Competition

Ceredigion Library World Book Day Competition

23/02/2021

Ceredigion Library will be holding a competition as part of World Book Day this year to encourage all children and young people in the county to join the library and enjoy reading.


Celebrating St David’s Day in Ceredigion

Celebrating St David’s Day in Ceredigion

22/02/2021

On 01 March, the flag will be flown along with a host of activities to celebrate St David's Day in Ceredigion.


Flood warnings in Ceredigion

Flood warnings in Ceredigion

19/02/2021

Flood warnings have been issued by Natural Resources Wales for Ceredigion following persistent and heavy rainfall.


Ceredigion Museum’s digital storytelling project celebrates LGBTQ+ history month

Ceredigion Museum’s digital storytelling project celebrates LGBTQ+ history month

15/02/2021

February marks LGBTQ+ History month and Ceredigion Museum has been working with Jane Hoy of local LGBTQ+ organisation, Aberration to unveil and record the fascinating and untold LGBTQ+ stories of Aberystwyth.


Tackling isolation and supporting parents together

Tackling isolation and supporting parents together

12/02/2021

Teams across Ceredigion have worked together to tackle isolation and support emotional wellbeing and parenting skills during the Coronavirus pandemic.


Council continues its support for apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week

Council continues its support for apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week

10/02/2021

Ceredigion County Council is supporting National Apprenticeship Week by shining a light on the contribution of its many apprentices. The annual week-long celebration runs until 14 February and highlights how apprenticeships help individuals develop a rewarding career and enables employers to build a workforce with future-ready skills.


Keep to the guidelines after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Keep to the guidelines after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

10/02/2021

With 14,621 people in Ceredigion have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of 10 February 2021, those who have received the first dose are reminded to keep following the rules.


We must continue to protect each other

We must continue to protect each other

02/02/2021

As the number of coronavirus cases fall in Ceredigion, people are reminded that it’s still as important as ever to book a COVID-19 test if they have any symptoms.


Everyone will benefit from Census 2021

Everyone will benefit from Census 2021

02/02/2021

Households across Ceredigion will be asked to take part in Census 2021 this spring.


Residents at risk of being scammed over Covid-19 vaccine

Residents at risk of being scammed over Covid-19 vaccine

28/01/2021

Ceredigion County Council has become aware that criminals have been sending texts and emails attempting to lure people to apply for the Covid-19 vaccine.


Aberaeron takeaway closed for ignoring coronavirus restrictions

Aberaeron takeaway closed for ignoring coronavirus restrictions

28/01/2021

A Premises Closure Notice has been issued to Paradise Pizza, Regent Street, Aberaeron due to repeated non-compliance with the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No.5) (Wales) Regulations 2020.


Ceredigion National Eisteddfod postponement supported

Ceredigion National Eisteddfod postponement supported

26/01/2021

The National Eisteddfod has announced that they are postponing the Ceredigion National Eisteddfod for a year.


Pilot scheme to provide affordable plots to meet local housing needs

Pilot scheme to provide affordable plots to meet local housing needs

26/01/2021

A new pilot scheme is being trialled by Ceredigion County Council to provide opportunities for local people to make a start on the property ladder by purchasing a discounted plot of land.


Retail premises now required to take extra measures to minimise the spread of coronavirus

Retail premises now required to take extra measures to minimise the spread of coronavirus

26/01/2021

New requirements have now come into force that require retail premises to take additional steps to protect workers and customers from coronavirus.


Ceredigion County Council remembers the Holocaust on International Holocaust Day

Ceredigion County Council remembers the Holocaust on International Holocaust Day

25/01/2021

This year Ceredigion County Council, along with many other Local Authorities across the United Kingdom, will illuminate two of Aberystwyth town’s most iconic buildings in a show of solidarity, respect, and honour to all victims of genocide. From Friday 22 through to Thursday 28 January, the Bandstand on Aberystwyth’s seafront and the Alun R Edwards Centre will be lit up purple.


Ceredigion Museum to Display Rare Roman Cut Glass

Ceredigion Museum to Display Rare Roman Cut Glass

20/01/2021

A partnership between Ceredigion Museum and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales has attracted £1,000 funding from the Association for Roman Archaeology to display fragments of a unique Roman glass vessel, found at Abermagwr Romano-British villa.


Storm Christoph

Storm Christoph

20/01/2021

The latest on Storm Christoph in Ceredigion.


Local Government Finance Settlement 2021/22

Local Government Finance Settlement 2021/22

18/01/2021

Leader of Ceredigion County Council, Councillor Ellen Ap Gwynn’s response to the Local Government Finance Settlement 2021/22.


Ceredigion Active broadcast live daily sessions for young people

Ceredigion Active broadcast live daily sessions for young people

18/01/2021

The Active Young People Team at Ceredigion Actif have started broadcasting bilingual daily activity sessions for Ceredigion’s children young people.


Project to reach the vulnerable and isolated in Ceredigion

Project to reach the vulnerable and isolated in Ceredigion

14/01/2021

Members of Ceredigion Community Safety Partnership have been working together to raise awareness of and reduce vulnerability crimes within the county.


Restrictions Business Fund opening for new applications in Ceredigion

Restrictions Business Fund opening for new applications in Ceredigion

13/01/2021

The Welsh Government Restrictions Business Grants package of financial business support linked to the current lockdown restrictions will open for new applications on Wednesday 13 January at 10.00am.


Coronavirus levels dangerously high in Ceredigion

Coronavirus levels dangerously high in Ceredigion

13/01/2021

Coronavirus levels are still dangerously high in Ceredigion.


Rogue farmer sentenced for animal welfare offences

Rogue farmer sentenced for animal welfare offences

11/01/2021

On 6 January 2021, at Aberystwyth Justice Centre the Magistrates passed sentence on Mr. Toby Holland of Maesgwyn, Blaenporth after he was found guilty in his absence of 10 charges relating to Animal Welfare and Animal By-Products offences.


Residents warned of scammers over COVID-19 vaccine

Residents warned of scammers over COVID-19 vaccine

07/01/2021

Ceredigion residents are warned of Covid-19 vaccine scammers.


Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

05/01/2021

Households across Ceredigion will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.


Ceredigion residents urged to stay at home

Ceredigion residents urged to stay at home

30/12/2020

Residents of Ceredigion are being reminded that during Alert level 4 lockdown, people must stay at home except for very limited purposes. People must neither visit other households nor meet other people they do not live with.


Tîm Ceredigion Christmas Fundraiser

Tîm Ceredigion Christmas Fundraiser

23/12/2020

Instead of sending Christmas cards and gifts to colleagues, Team Ceredigion staff gave towards a worthy cause.


£110m Mid Wales Growth Deal reaches key milestone

£110m Mid Wales Growth Deal reaches key milestone

23/12/2020

The Mid Wales Growth Deal reached a significant milestone yesterday [Tuesday, 22 December] with the signing of the Heads of Terms by the Welsh Government, UK Government and the region’s local authorities.


As the festive period fast approaches, please think carefully about what you ‘should do’ rather than what you ‘can do’.

As the festive period fast approaches, please think carefully about what you ‘should do’ rather than what you ‘can do’.

23/12/2020

Coronavirus is spreading faster and wider in Wales than at any other point in this pandemic.


Welsh Government announce new advice to those who are clinically extremely vulnerable

Welsh Government announce new advice to those who are clinically extremely vulnerable

23/12/2020

The advice to those who are clinically extremely vulnerable, previously ‘shielding’ has changed from yesterday (22-12-20) to advise those within this group that they should no longer attend work or school outside the home.


Christmas restrictions Business Grants

Christmas restrictions Business Grants

23/12/2020

The Welsh Government has announced a package of financial business support linked to the Christmas period restrictions.


Further positive COVID-19 cases in a Council Care Home

Further positive COVID-19 cases in a Council Care Home

22/12/2020

Further positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed at Min y Mor Residential Care Home, Aberaeron. Several members of staff and all residents have now tested positive. All residents continue to be closely monitored.


Ceredigion arrangements for Alert Level 4

Ceredigion arrangements for Alert Level 4

22/12/2020

Arrangements have been put in place for Ceredigion following Welsh Government’s announcement for Wales entering Alert Level 4.


A warning to people in Aberystwyth area as the number of cases increase

A warning to people in Aberystwyth area as the number of cases increase

22/12/2020

We are seeing a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Aberystwyth area over recent days.


Our responsibility to keep our family COVID-19 free this Christmas

Our responsibility to keep our family COVID-19 free this Christmas

21/12/2020

The number of COVID-19 cases in Ceredigion continues to increase at an alarming rate.


Helping Santa and Mrs Corn

Helping Santa and Mrs Corn

21/12/2020

Dwynwen, Head of Theatr Felinfach was e-mailing her children's letter to Siôn Corn, when suddenly she heard the jingle of a bell. An e-mail had arrived, a reply from Santa!


Connect to Kindness – Make 2021 a kind one

Connect to Kindness – Make 2021 a kind one

21/12/2020

Connect to Kindness was launched in Summer 2020 in Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire, with the message that simple acts of kindness can make a big difference. Its aim is to create more understanding about the benefit and impact of kindness to ourselves and others in our community.


Aberaeron Harbour Development Opportunity: Developer/Operator Engagement Event

Aberaeron Harbour Development Opportunity: Developer/Operator Engagement Event

21/12/2020

Harbour and marina developers and operators are invited to hear about the significant development potential arising from the opportunity to take on a lease to operate Aberaeron Harbour.


Safe Zones adjustments for the New Year

Safe Zones adjustments for the New Year

21/12/2020

Adjustments for Ceredigion’s Safe Zones are planned for the New Year.


Two Separate Ceredigion Traders sentenced for fraud by Aberystwyth Magistrates Court

Two Separate Ceredigion Traders sentenced for fraud by Aberystwyth Magistrates Court

21/12/2020

On 17 December 2020, two separate Ceredigion Traders were sentence by Aberystwyth Magistrates Court for fraud. Danny McClelland trading as DVC Home Improvements has been sentenced to 16 weeks imprisonment, suspended for 2 years, and ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work, 15 rehabilitation days and pay the victim £2,000 compensation after pleading guilty to fraud, whilst Colin Harding from Llandysul was given a 12 month Curfew Order with electronic monitoring from 7pm to 7am and ordered to pay £250 compensation within 14 days, a further £750 costs to Ceredigion County Council, and a court surcharge of £90.


Higher level restrictions to control the coronavirus come into effect from midnight tonight

Higher level restrictions to control the coronavirus come into effect from midnight tonight

19/12/2020

Following the four UK Nations meeting earlier today the Welsh Government announced that the higher level restrictions, alert level 4 would come into force from midnight tonight on Saturday 19 December 2020 for the whole of Wales.


Ceredigion Schools arrangements to return to learning in January

Ceredigion Schools arrangements to return to learning in January

18/12/2020

Arrangements for the return to Ceredigion schools for January 2021 have been announced.


Flood warnings for Ceredigion

Flood warnings for Ceredigion

18/12/2020

A number of Flood Warnings have been issued in Ceredigion and over the county’s border.


Free Oil Kits to shape the future for a stronger Cardigan Bay coast

Free Oil Kits to shape the future for a stronger Cardigan Bay coast

16/12/2020

Free oil spill kits will be provided to respond quickly to an accident along the Cardigan Bay coast.


Pilot scheme to improve waste presentation and boost recycling

Pilot scheme to improve waste presentation and boost recycling

15/12/2020

New template signs and floor stencils have been created to help improve waste presentation in bin compounds around Ceredigion.


The Battle of the Bulbs – what a palavar! (Brwydr y Bylbiau – am Randi-bŵ!)

The Battle of the Bulbs – what a palavar! (Brwydr y Bylbiau – am Randi-bŵ!)

15/12/2020

As we look towards a new year with the hope of a less challenging, kinder 2021 – Theatr Felinfach’s Panto crew have kept their distance by coming together to create a mini panto to guide us towards Christmas.


Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gymraeg, Aberystwyth asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gymraeg, Aberystwyth asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

14/12/2020

Pupils in a Contact Group at Ysgol Gymraeg, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 10 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Pupils at Ysgol Bro Teifi asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils at Ysgol Bro Teifi asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

14/12/2020

A Contact Group at Ysgol Bro Teifi, Llandysul have been asked to self-isolate for 10 days following the confirmation of a further COVID-19 case at the school.


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

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

14/12/2020

Pupils in one Contact Group at Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 10 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Ceredigion Museum’s new podcast will explore untold stories of Aberystwyth

Ceredigion Museum’s new podcast will explore untold stories of Aberystwyth

14/12/2020

Thanks to a successful bid for the ’15-minute heritage’ fund, a partnership between The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Cadw – the Welsh Government’s historic environment service, Ceredigion Museum will be leading a new and innovative project in 2021, to capture the untold stories of Aberystwyth on digital platforms.


Celebrating safely this festive period

Celebrating safely this festive period

14/12/2020

Ceredigion residents are reminded to be vigilant this festive period in order to protect loved ones and the community.


Positive COVID-19 cases in a Council Care Home

Positive COVID-19 cases in a Council Care Home

13/12/2020

Positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed at Min y Mor Residential Care Home, Aberaeron. Several members of staff and residents have tested positive. All residents continue to be closely monitored.


Remote learning for pupils at Ysgol Bro Pedr from Monday, 14 December 2020

Remote learning for pupils at Ysgol Bro Pedr from Monday, 14 December 2020

13/12/2020

All pupils at Ysgol Bro Pedr, including the Primary classes will be taught remotely following further cases of COVID-19 in the school. The only pupils on the Secondary sector site will be pupils at Canolfan y Bont and some pupils with English as an Additional Language.


Concern regarding the rate of increase of COVID-19 cases in Ceredigion

Concern regarding the rate of increase of COVID-19 cases in Ceredigion

12/12/2020

The level of COVID-19 cases in Ceredigion continues to rise. The latest figures show that over the last 7 days, there have been 150 new cases which takes the County to 206.3 per 100,000 population (as at 1pm, 10 December 2020).


Premises Improvement Notices lifted on four Aberystwyth takeaway premises

Premises Improvement Notices lifted on four Aberystwyth takeaway premises

11/12/2020

Four takeaway premises in Aberystwyth have had their Premises Improvement Notices terminated after being monitored by officers from Ceredigion County Council’s Public Protection Team.


Fixed Penalty Notice issued to a Ceredigion public house

Fixed Penalty Notice issued to a Ceredigion public house

11/12/2020

A public house in Aberaeron has been issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £1,000 for breaching the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No.4) (Wales) Regulations 2020.


Pupils at Ysgol Bro Teifi asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 cases confirmed

Pupils at Ysgol Bro Teifi asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 cases confirmed

11/12/2020

A Contact Group at Ysgol Bro Teifi, Llandysul have been asked to self-isolate for 10 days following the confirmation of COVID-19 cases at the school.


Premises Improvement notice served to hospitality business in Ceredigion

Premises Improvement notice served to hospitality business in Ceredigion

11/12/2020

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


Coronavirus self-isolation and quarantine reduced to 10 days

Coronavirus self-isolation and quarantine reduced to 10 days

10/12/2020

The time people have to self-isolate for coronavirus will be reduced from 14 days to 10.


Various locations available to drop-off gifts for care home residents

Various locations available to drop-off gifts for care home residents

10/12/2020

Arrangements have been made for family, friends and well-wishers to leave gifts for Ceredigion’s care home residents at various community hubs across the county.


Mandatory Housing of Poultry in Response to Increased Risk of Avian Influenza

Mandatory Housing of Poultry in Response to Increased Risk of Avian Influenza

10/12/2020

In response to the increased risk of Avian Influenza, there will be a legal requirement for all poultry and captive birds to be housed, or otherwise separated from wild birds from 14 December in Wales.


Remote learning for pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron from Friday, 11th December 2020

Remote learning for pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron from Friday, 11th December 2020

10/12/2020

Pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron will be taught remotely following further cases of COVID-19 in the school.


High achievement for Complaints and Freedom of Information Service

High achievement for Complaints and Freedom of Information Service

10/12/2020

The Annual Report of Compliments, Complaints and Freedom of Information Activity – 2019/2020 was put before Council on 10 December 2020.


Ceredigion Schools to move to distanced learning from Monday, 14 December 2020

Ceredigion Schools to move to distanced learning from Monday, 14 December 2020

10/12/2020

Secondary Schools in Ceredigion will close for face to face learning from Monday, 14 December and all Primary Schools from Tuesday, 15 December 2020. From 15 to 18 December, all Ceredigion pupils will be taught remotely.


Nursery Class pupils at Aberaeron Primary School asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Nursery Class pupils at Aberaeron Primary School asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

09/12/2020

Nursery Class pupils at Aberaeron Primary School have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Pupils at Ysgol Bro Teifi asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 cases confirmed

Pupils at Ysgol Bro Teifi asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 cases confirmed

09/12/2020

A Contact Group at Ysgol Bro Teifi, Llandysul have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of COVID-19 cases at the school.


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

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

09/12/2020

A small number of pupils 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.


Premises Closure Notice terminated on premises in Aberystwyth

Premises Closure Notice terminated on premises in Aberystwyth

09/12/2020

A takeaway premises in Aberystwyth has had its Premises Closure Notice terminated following re-inspection by officers from Ceredigion County Council’s Public Protection Team.


Improvements required at takeaway premises in Lampeter

Improvements required at takeaway premises in Lampeter

09/12/2020

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


Pupils in Years 12 and 13 at Ysgol Bro Pedr asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils in Years 12 and 13 at Ysgol Bro Pedr asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

08/12/2020

Pupils in the Year 12 and 13 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.


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

08/12/2020

Pupils in the Nursery and Reception class 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.


Closure notice issued to a takeaway premise in Aberystwyth

Closure notice issued to a takeaway premise in Aberystwyth

08/12/2020

A takeaway premise in Aberystwyth has been closed after it failed to comply with a premises improvement notice.


Views of the public sought to inform the Ceredigion Economic Strategy

Views of the public sought to inform the Ceredigion Economic Strategy

08/12/2020

Ceredigion businesses and residents are invited to comment on Ceredigion County Council's Economic Strategy for the county.


Pupils in a Contact Group at Aberaeron Primary School asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils in a Contact Group at Aberaeron Primary School asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

07/12/2020

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


A number of pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

A number of pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

07/12/2020

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


Cardigan pay and display car parks

Cardigan pay and display car parks

07/12/2020

From Monday, 07 December 2020, cashless charging will be introduced at the following County Council pay and display car parks in Cardigan: • Bath House • Greenfield Square • Mwldan • Quay Street No charge will be introduced at the this time in Gloster Row.


Ceredigion County Council Celebrates Welsh Language Rights Day

Ceredigion County Council Celebrates Welsh Language Rights Day

07/12/2020

Today, 7 December 2020, Ceredigion County Council is supporting national Welsh Language Rights Day.


Christmas event organisers reminded of Coronavirus risks and regulations

Christmas event organisers reminded of Coronavirus risks and regulations

07/12/2020

As the Christmas season approaches, community event organisers are reminded of the importance to follow all COVID-19 regulations, particularly in regards to social gatherings both indoor and outdoor.


Set-back for Cylch Caron but ambition and commitment remains

Set-back for Cylch Caron but ambition and commitment remains

07/12/2020

A partnership project to provide an Integrated Resource Centre in Tregaron – Cylch Caron - has been suspended. However, partners say they remain committed to making improvements to the rural model of community care and housing in the area.


Businesses urged to follow latest Covid-19 regulations

Businesses urged to follow latest Covid-19 regulations

07/12/2020

As Christmas approaches, new restrictions came into effect for hospitality businesses from 6pm on Friday 04 December 2020.


Improvements required at five takeaway premises in Ceredigion

Improvements required at five takeaway premises in Ceredigion

07/12/2020

Proprietors of five takeaways in Ceredigion 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.


People in the Lampeter and Dyffryn Aeron area being urged to follow coronavirus guidelines

People in the Lampeter and Dyffryn Aeron area being urged to follow coronavirus guidelines

06/12/2020

We are seeing an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Lampeter and Dyffryn Aeron area.


Warning to people in the Aberystwyth area to follow coronavirus guidelines

Warning to people in the Aberystwyth area to follow coronavirus guidelines

05/12/2020

Coronavirus cases have significantly increased in the Aberystwyth area over the last 5 days.


Premises Directions now revoked for businesses in Cardigan

Premises Directions now revoked for businesses in Cardigan

05/12/2020

Businesses in Cardigan have now had their Premises Directions revoked which means they can reopen.


Ysgol Gynradd Dihewyd to close until 17 December 2020

Ysgol Gynradd Dihewyd to close until 17 December 2020

04/12/2020

Ysgol Gynradd Dihewyd will be closed until 17 December 2020. A Contact Group is already self-isolating for 14 days due to a positive COVID-19 case and due to lack of staffing, the whole school will close.


New restrictions for the hospitality and leisure sector from Welsh Government

New restrictions for the hospitality and leisure sector from Welsh Government

04/12/2020

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


Pupils in a Contact Group at New Quay Primary School asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

Pupils in a Contact Group at New Quay Primary School asked to self-isolate as COVID-19 case confirmed

04/12/2020

Pupils in a Contact Group at New Quay Primary School have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.


Schools and services to reopen in the Cardigan area

Schools and services to reopen in the Cardigan area

04/12/2020

Over recent days, the number of positive coronavirus cases in Cardigan and the surrounding area has decreased.


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

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

03/12/2020

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


Ysgol Gynradd Ciliau Parc to close temporarily due to a further COVID-19 case

Ysgol Gynradd Ciliau Parc to close temporarily due to a further COVID-19 case

03/12/2020

Ysgol Gynradd Ciliau Parc, Ciliau Aeron will be closed temporarily as a further COVID-19 case is confirmed. Two Contact Groups out of three have now been affected by positive cases and therefore, due to lack of staffing, the whole school will close for a period of time.


Ceredigion reaches record recycling rate

Ceredigion reaches record recycling rate

03/12/2020

Recently released figures show that Ceredigion recorded its best ever recycling rate of 72% in 2019/20, making Ceredigion the second best performing Local Authority in Wales.


Shop local, shop safely this festive season

Shop local, shop safely this festive season

03/12/2020

With Ceredigion towns and residents getting in the festive spirit early this year, all are reminded to shop safely when shopping locally this season.


Ceredigion pay and display car parks

Ceredigion pay and display car parks

02/12/2020

From Tuesday, 01 December 2020, cashless charging has been introduced in most Ceredigion County Council pay and display car parks. The charges being held at 2019/2020 rates.


Premises Direction Notice issued on two further businesses in Cardigan

Premises Direction Notice issued on two further businesses in Cardigan

02/12/2020

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 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.


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.


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.