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.


Views sought on Aberaeron coastal defence scheme

Views sought on Aberaeron coastal defence scheme

22/09/2020

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


Be Mighty, Recycle Ceredigion

Be Mighty, Recycle Ceredigion

22/09/2020

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


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

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

21/09/2020

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


Advice and guidance on masks in Gyms and Leisure Centres

Advice and guidance on masks in Gyms and Leisure Centres

21/09/2020

Welsh Government have updated their advice and guidance on masks.


Audit Wales report shows council finances are well managed

Audit Wales report shows council finances are well managed

18/09/2020

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


Ceredigion County Council emphasising the message relating to self-isolation

Ceredigion County Council emphasising the message relating to self-isolation

17/09/2020

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


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

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

16/09/2020

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


Businesses reminded to keep to the coronavirus rules

Businesses reminded to keep to the coronavirus rules

16/09/2020

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


People urged to take responsibility to reduce the coronavirus from spreading

People urged to take responsibility to reduce the coronavirus from spreading

14/09/2020

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


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

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

11/09/2020

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


Ceredigion urged to take action now to reduce coronavirus risk

Ceredigion urged to take action now to reduce coronavirus risk

11/09/2020

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


Temporary suspension of visits to all Care Homes in Ceredigion

Temporary suspension of visits to all Care Homes in Ceredigion

11/09/2020

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


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

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

11/09/2020

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


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

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

11/09/2020

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


Parents reminded to support school safety measures

Parents reminded to support school safety measures

10/09/2020

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


Covid-19 warning from council leaders

Covid-19 warning from council leaders

09/09/2020

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


Community safety promises as students return to Aberystwyth

Community safety promises as students return to Aberystwyth

08/09/2020

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


Advice shared to Caerphilly residents in Ceredigion

Advice shared to Caerphilly residents in Ceredigion

08/09/2020

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


Bridging health and care services in Ceredigion

Bridging health and care services in Ceredigion

03/09/2020

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


Grants to help Town Centre adaptations

Grants to help Town Centre adaptations

28/08/2020

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


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

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

28/08/2020

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


Ceredigion ready to welcome pupils back safely

Ceredigion ready to welcome pupils back safely

27/08/2020

Ceredigion pupils will return to school gradually from September onwards.


Partially reopening leisure centres in Ceredigion

Partially reopening leisure centres in Ceredigion

27/08/2020

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


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

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

26/08/2020

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


Weather warning issued for strong winds in Ceredigion

Weather warning issued for strong winds in Ceredigion

25/08/2020

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


Ceredigion pupils congratulated on their GCSE results

Ceredigion pupils congratulated on their GCSE results

20/08/2020

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


The public urged to be vigilant during Storm Ellen

The public urged to be vigilant during Storm Ellen

20/08/2020

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


The Hub crowned Scarecrow Champions of Wales

The Hub crowned Scarecrow Champions of Wales

19/08/2020

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


Ceredigion hospitality businesses reminded of Welsh Government safety measures

Ceredigion hospitality businesses reminded of Welsh Government safety measures

18/08/2020

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


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

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

18/08/2020

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


Centre Assessed Grades to be used for exam results

Centre Assessed Grades to be used for exam results

18/08/2020

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


Residents urged to look out for their voter registration letter

Residents urged to look out for their voter registration letter

14/08/2020

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


Safe zones to continue after positive feedback

Safe zones to continue after positive feedback

14/08/2020

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


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

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

14/08/2020

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


Yr hwb’s scarecrow scares away competition

Yr hwb’s scarecrow scares away competition

10/08/2020

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


Annual Canvass to go ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic

Annual Canvass to go ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic

07/08/2020

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


Ceredigion chosen for a fibre broadband pilot scheme

Ceredigion chosen for a fibre broadband pilot scheme

07/08/2020

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


Preparing to partially reopen leisure centres

Preparing to partially reopen leisure centres

07/08/2020

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


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

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

06/08/2020

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


Ceredigion County Council continues apprentice recruitment

Ceredigion County Council continues apprentice recruitment

05/08/2020

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


Photography Competition - Life in Welsh Lockdown

Photography Competition - Life in Welsh Lockdown

05/08/2020

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


‘Dan y Wenallt’ in lockdown on the Eisteddfod sofa

‘Dan y Wenallt’ in lockdown on the Eisteddfod sofa

04/08/2020

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


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

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

03/08/2020

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


Safe Zones in Ceredigion towns

Safe Zones in Ceredigion towns

31/07/2020

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


Share your views on the Safe Zones

Share your views on the Safe Zones

31/07/2020

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


New support to help short term unemployed people

New support to help short term unemployed people

29/07/2020

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


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

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

27/07/2020

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


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

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

22/07/2020

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


Visitors welcome again at Council Residential Care Homes

Visitors welcome again at Council Residential Care Homes

22/07/2020

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


Ceredigion Coastal Path re-opens

Ceredigion Coastal Path re-opens

20/07/2020

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


Children’s playgrounds able to reopen

Children’s playgrounds able to reopen

20/07/2020

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


Connect to Kindness Campaign launches in Ceredigion

Connect to Kindness Campaign launches in Ceredigion

17/07/2020

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


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

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

17/07/2020

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


Ceredigion Museum Shortlisted for Major Award

Ceredigion Museum Shortlisted for Major Award

17/07/2020

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


Creating a safe space for visitors to enjoy our towns

Creating a safe space for visitors to enjoy our towns

17/07/2020

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


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

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

16/07/2020

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


Ceredigion welcoming visitors safely and gradually

Ceredigion welcoming visitors safely and gradually

16/07/2020

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


Battle of the Bwgan Brain

Battle of the Bwgan Brain

14/07/2020

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


Caru Ceredigion: Keeping our county clean

Caru Ceredigion: Keeping our county clean

13/07/2020

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


Ceredigion Flying Start goes virtual

Ceredigion Flying Start goes virtual

13/07/2020

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


Supporting businesses in Ceredigion’s Safe Zones

Supporting businesses in Ceredigion’s Safe Zones

11/07/2020

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


Ceredigion schools to fully reopen in September

Ceredigion schools to fully reopen in September

10/07/2020

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


First safe zones in place in Ceredigion

First safe zones in place in Ceredigion

10/07/2020

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


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

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

10/07/2020

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


New strategy approved to tackle hardship

New strategy approved to tackle hardship

07/07/2020

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


Carers Week 2020

Carers Week 2020

07/07/2020

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


Ceredigion Youth Service achieve the National Participation Standards Kite Mark

Ceredigion Youth Service achieve the National Participation Standards Kite Mark

03/07/2020

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


Council provides adult wellbeing packs to communities

Council provides adult wellbeing packs to communities

03/07/2020

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


Welsh Lessons moved online

Welsh Lessons moved online

03/07/2020

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


Caution as changes come into force

Caution as changes come into force

03/07/2020

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


Safe zones in Ceredigion town centres

Safe zones in Ceredigion town centres

03/07/2020

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


Thanks given by creative Ceredigion student

Thanks given by creative Ceredigion student

02/07/2020

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


Designing a brighter future for construction in Ceredigion

Designing a brighter future for construction in Ceredigion

01/07/2020

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


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

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

01/07/2020

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


Reflecting on the success of the refugee resettlement programme in Ceredigion

Reflecting on the success of the refugee resettlement programme in Ceredigion

01/07/2020

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


Plans in place to reopen Ceredigion carefully, slowly and safely

Plans in place to reopen Ceredigion carefully, slowly and safely

30/06/2020

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


Ceredigion lifesavers go the extra mile during lockdown

Ceredigion lifesavers go the extra mile during lockdown

30/06/2020

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


Youth Service celebrates Youth Work Week 2020

Youth Service celebrates Youth Work Week 2020

29/06/2020

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


Keep Wales Safe - Outdoor Fire safety

Keep Wales Safe - Outdoor Fire safety

25/06/2020

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


Council provides feminine hygiene products to local communities

Council provides feminine hygiene products to local communities

25/06/2020

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


New opportunities offered through Workways+

New opportunities offered through Workways+

25/06/2020

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


Start-up food and drink businesses get a boost

Start-up food and drink businesses get a boost

24/06/2020

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


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

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

23/06/2020

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


Work continues on Cylch Caron Scheme

Work continues on Cylch Caron Scheme

23/06/2020

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


Preparing for the tourism industry to gradually reopen

Preparing for the tourism industry to gradually reopen

23/06/2020

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


Ceredigion schools open for three weeks

Ceredigion schools open for three weeks

22/06/2020

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


Armed Forces Week 2020

Armed Forces Week 2020

22/06/2020

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


Working together for Ceredigion residents

Working together for Ceredigion residents

22/06/2020

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


Trading safely when doors reopen

Trading safely when doors reopen

19/06/2020

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


Further steps announced to unlock Ceredigion safely

Further steps announced to unlock Ceredigion safely

19/06/2020

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


Welsh Language Standards’ Annual Monitoring Report published

Welsh Language Standards’ Annual Monitoring Report published

18/06/2020

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


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

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

18/06/2020

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


Support Of Residents Helps Household Waste Site Reopening

Support Of Residents Helps Household Waste Site Reopening

16/06/2020

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


Grants and assistance for individuals facing hardship

Grants and assistance for individuals facing hardship

16/06/2020

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


Click and collect service available in the county’s libraries

Click and collect service available in the county’s libraries

15/06/2020

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


Zoom Quiz held for the Aberaeron area

Zoom Quiz held for the Aberaeron area

12/06/2020

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


Greetings on a special birthday

Greetings on a special birthday

12/06/2020

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


Vision shared for the Mid Wales economy

Vision shared for the Mid Wales economy

11/06/2020

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


Concern regarding Welsh language raised with Welsh Parliament

Concern regarding Welsh language raised with Welsh Parliament

09/06/2020

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


Ceredigion Mobile Youth Project given the green light

Ceredigion Mobile Youth Project given the green light

08/06/2020

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


Residents thanked for support with the reopening of Household Waste Sites

Residents thanked for support with the reopening of Household Waste Sites

08/06/2020

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


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

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

08/06/2020

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


Local produce delivered to 900 shielding residents weekly

Local produce delivered to 900 shielding residents weekly

05/06/2020

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


Preparations underway to reopen schools in Ceredigion

Preparations underway to reopen schools in Ceredigion

05/06/2020

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


No change to Ceredigion services and facilities

No change to Ceredigion services and facilities

04/06/2020

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


The Council’s meetings restart

The Council’s meetings restart

03/06/2020

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


Carers Week goes interactive

Carers Week goes interactive

02/06/2020

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


Volunteer to help others and learn new skills

Volunteer to help others and learn new skills

02/06/2020

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


Ceredigion Household Waste Sites to reopen for essential use only

Ceredigion Household Waste Sites to reopen for essential use only

01/06/2020

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


Support grant now available for Not for Profit organisations

Support grant now available for Not for Profit organisations

28/05/2020

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


Ceredigion Museum: Get creative for quarantine quilts

Ceredigion Museum: Get creative for quarantine quilts

26/05/2020

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


Support provided to over 900 shielding residents weekly

Support provided to over 900 shielding residents weekly

19/05/2020

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


Thank you Ceredigion golf clubs

Thank you Ceredigion golf clubs

18/05/2020

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


Get active at home with Ceredigion Actif

Get active at home with Ceredigion Actif

18/05/2020

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


Ceredigion’s important history celebrated

Ceredigion’s important history celebrated

15/05/2020

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


Councillors thank Strategic Director on retirement

Councillors thank Strategic Director on retirement

14/05/2020

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


Retirement of Corporate Director

Retirement of Corporate Director

12/05/2020

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


Lockdown restrictions remain in Ceredigion

Lockdown restrictions remain in Ceredigion

11/05/2020

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


Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

11/05/2020

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


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

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

07/05/2020

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


Prohibition notice to a barbershop in the county

Prohibition notice to a barbershop in the county

07/05/2020

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


No change to Ceredigion’s restrictions

No change to Ceredigion’s restrictions

07/05/2020

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


Working together for Ceredigion school pupils

Working together for Ceredigion school pupils

06/05/2020

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


Ceredigion residents urged not to become complacent

Ceredigion residents urged not to become complacent

29/04/2020

Do you want to roll the dice?


Tremendous effort to establish temporary field hospitals

Tremendous effort to establish temporary field hospitals

24/04/2020

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


Ceredigion schools create 2,800 new visors

Ceredigion schools create 2,800 new visors

24/04/2020

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


Ceredigion school pupil a statistic sensation

Ceredigion school pupil a statistic sensation

21/04/2020

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


Porth Cymorth Cynnar supporting residents in Ceredigion

Porth Cymorth Cynnar supporting residents in Ceredigion

20/04/2020

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