A number of pre-booked slots for the community will be available at Aberystwyth University’s swimming pool as maintenance work continues at Plascrug Leisure Centre.
To celebrate national Carers Week 2021, which was from 7 to 13 June, Ceredigion County Council worked with colleagues across Health and the third sector to arrange a variety of free activities to support unpaid Carers. Some activities were jointly hosted with partners in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire.
Armed Forces Week is held between 21 and 26 June this year.
An adoptive dad of two has spoken of the privilege he feels watching his children bloom and grow.
If you are a Young Carer living in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion or Pembrokeshire, we want to hear from you!
A consultation period will be held during the autumn term this year to increase the number of pupils in Ceredigion who will be able to develop and learn through the medium of Welsh.
The Welsh Language Standards Annual Monitoring Report for 2020-2021 has been published following approval in a recent Cabinet meeting.
An action plan has been introduced as to how Ceredigion will become a net zero carbon Local Authority.
The theme for Refugee Week 2021, which takes places between 14 and 20 June, is ‘We cannot walk alone’, this is inspired by Martin Luther King’s historic ‘I have a Dream’ speech in 1963, whereby he speaks about the importance of unity and equality for all and how every single one of us has a part to play in ensuring current and future generations are treated fairly.
“Company, friendship and laughing together, face to face” are just some of the things that members of Theatr Felinfach’s Hwyl a Hamdden group have longed for since everything stopped in 2020.
On Thursday morning 10 June, pupils from Ysgol Gynradd Penrhyn-coch and Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig received an unexpected Zoom call all the way from Baku, capital city of Azerbaijan. The call was made from Ben Davies, Welsh professional footballer, who is currently located at a camp with the rest of the Welsh national football team in Baku, ahead of their Euro 2020 opener game against Switzerland on Saturday.
Trading Standards Wales has been made aware of a text message scam in relation to the national Census.
On Saturday 5 June, the Mentrau Iaith announced the winner of Gwlad y Chants competition as Osian Jones from Aberaeron.
A Ceredigion public house has been fined £2,000 and served a Premises Closure Notice after failing to comply with a Premises Improvement Notice and for additional breaches of the Covid-19 regulations.
Osian Jones from Aberaeron has been successful in reaching the primary school shortlist in “Gwlad y Chants” – a competition to create a new football chant to support Wales at Euro 2020 organised by Mentrau Iaith and the FAW.
For a number of years, Ceredigion’s primary schools have been competing in Cwis Dim Clem and on Wednesday, 19 May Ysgol Llechryd were triumphant in the Ceredigion round of the quiz that was organised by Cered: Menter Iaith Ceredigion.
Ceredigion’s Cozy Caron project wins award in collaboration with Welsh business to tackle fuel poverty
City Energy and Ceredigion County Council win a Welsh recognised award for tackling fuel poverty in Ceredigion with local residents.
With Ceredigion set to be busy during the summer months, Safe Zones will be in place to ensure the streets are safe for everyone.
CERED and Radio Aber are embarking on an innovative new idea to promote the Welsh language and culture by launching an English language radio programme.
With Plascrug Leisure Centre now returned to Ceredigion County Council’s responsibility, there is much to look forward to with the decommissioning work in full flow.
An Aberaeron couple pleaded guilty to coronavirus restrictions and public order offences before the start of a scheduled trial in Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 18 May 2021.
On Thursday evening 20 May, Aberystwyth town library at Canolfan Alun R Edwards will light up in orange to mark Foster Care Fortnight. Also shining a light on the work of Ceredigion’s foster carers is Welsh artist Nathan Wyburn.
£1.26m of capital funding has been secured by Ceredigion County Council alongside Powys County Council from the Welsh Governments’ Transforming Towns Programme to help support capital investment to regenerate a number of our towns across Mid Wales.
Public libraries in Ceredigion will reopen in early June on an appointment only basis as coronavirus infection rates continue to improve.
A series of ‘Walk of the Week’ posters will be published on a regular basis over the summer months.
A licensed premises in Ffostrasol has been issued a £1,000 Fixed Penalty Notice and served a Premises Improvement Notice after customers were discovered drinking inside the premises.
Councillor Paul Hinge has been elected as the Chairman of Ceredigion County Council for 2021-2022 during the Annual Meeting held virtually on Friday 14 May 2021.
With restrictions easing further, both residents and visitors are reminded to enjoy Ceredigion safely and responsibly.
Following Welsh Government’s announcement of moving to Alert Level 2 on Monday, 17 May, families of Council-run Care Homes are reassured that further enhanced visiting opportunities are currently being reviewed and progressed.
On 11 May 2021, Welsh Government announced that access to rapid COVID self-test kits (lateral flow tests) is now available to Unpaid Carers.
As a result of the current infection rates in the county and the latest Public Health Wales advice, a decision has been made to bring forward the date of the re-opening of indoor sport and physical activity provision in Ceredigion County Council operated facilities.
The Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel is looking for two members to join them in their work to support and challenge the Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner.
Ceredigion County Council’s Work Welsh Scheme celebrated 3 successes at the National Work Welsh awards in April this year.
Ceredigion's draft document 'Welsh in Education Strategic Plan 2022-32' plans for the Welsh language over the next 10 years.
Tuesday, 12 May 2021, marks 50 days until the deadline of 30 June 2021 for applications to be made to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS).
The Police and Crime Commissioner for the Dyfed Powys Area is Dafydd Llywelyn, Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales.
The successful candidate to represent the Ceredigion Constituency in Senedd Cymru has been elected and is Elin Jones, Plaid Cymru.
The candidates who will represent the Mid and West Wales Region are as follows:
Following The Welsh Government announcement on 23 April 2021, sport and physical activity provision will restart in a phased approach in Ceredigion.
As more people are expected to visit Ceredigion’s towns over the coming weeks and summer months, changes are required to ensure our streets are safe for everyone, by allowing people to maintain a 2 metre social distance at all times.
A number of pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron have been asked to self-isolate for 10 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
With outdoor hospitality businesses now allowed to reopen in Wales, businesses in Ceredigion are encouraged to ensure that they are fully aware of the latest guidance.
Aberystwyth University and Ceredigion County Council join forces to research the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in Ceredigion
Researchers at Aberystwyth University are calling on businesses and residents in Ceredigion to contribute to a study into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the county.
The Cynnal y Cardi Local Action Group (LAG), which implements the LEADER scheme in Ceredigion, wants to hear from anyone who needs support to scope out the possibilities for a community facility or building in order to develop it as a community enterprise.
Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) will be carrying out an assurance check of social services in Ceredigion in early May.
Over the last year, a significant amount of collaboration has taken place between the Ceredigion care providers and public sector organisations.
On Thursday 06 May residents in Ceredigion will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them in the Senedd and as Police and Crime Commissioner.
Today, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced that multi-purpose community centres including community centres, village halls, church halls and other community facilities can reopen from 03 May. This decision has been brought forward from 17 May.
With longer days, sunnier times ahead and the easing of certain restrictions, it’s a positive sight to see so many of Ceredigion’s businesses reopen and our beautiful coast and countryside being enjoyed and appreciated.
On Sunday morning, 18 April a disappointing image of litter, left over from a social gathering, could be seen across the path, benches and beach in Aberaeron. Glass bottles, beer cans and takeaway containers were left discarded, posing a significant risk to wildlife, sealife, people and their pets.
A Levelling up Fund and a Community Renewal Fund are being made available in Ceredigion. The funds are to help with projects that focus on investing in Ceredigion’s businesses, communities, infrastructure and developing skills of Ceredigion’s residents.
Every household is required by law to complete the Census, and it’s not too late yet.
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.
With non-essential retail reopening on Monday 12 April, remember to shop local and shop safely.
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.
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 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.
Following a formal ballot, a decision has been reached to waive the support for the Aberystwyth Business Improvement District.
As part of Caru Ceredigion, Ceredigion County Council has been doing a Spring Clean.
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.
A nominated individual will now be able to visit loved ones in Local Authority Care Homes from Monday, 29 March 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 has been issued for hairdressing salons and barbershops to ensure maximum safety as they reopen in line with COVID-19 regulations.
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.
Adjustments for Ceredigion’s Safe Zones are planned for Easter.
As part of Caru Ceredigion, Ceredigion County Council is currently making arrangements to undertake a Spring Clean.
A Ceredigion resident is back in work after receiving support by Communities for Work+.
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 for Ceredigion’s young people have continued to be held digitally.
Census Day, 21 March 2021, is literally around the corner and the preparations are in full swing in Ceredigion.
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.
A Welsh Government Child Development Fund contributed to Ceredigion’s ability to provide several additional services between December 2020 and March 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Census information packs, including letters and access codes will have started to arrive in homes across Ceredigion by now.
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 across Ceredigion who think someone is selling illegal tobacco can now report it anonymously, thanks to a new campaign.
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.
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).
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.
News that the UK Government is to accelerate its funding for the Mid Wales Growth Deal has been welcomed by the region’s leaders.
As Census Day approaches, everyone is reminded of the benefits of taking part in this once every ten years survey.
Ceredigion County Council has engaged Sustrans Cymru to support the review of its Active Travel Network.
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.
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 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.
On 01 March, the flag will be flown along with a host of activities to celebrate St David's Day in Ceredigion.
Flood warnings have been issued by Natural Resources Wales for Ceredigion following persistent and heavy rainfall.
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.
Teams across Ceredigion have worked together to tackle isolation and support emotional wellbeing and parenting skills during the Coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
Households across Ceredigion will be asked to take part in Census 2021 this spring.
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.
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.
The National Eisteddfod has announced that they are postponing the Ceredigion National Eisteddfod for a year.
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.
New requirements have now come into force that require retail premises to take additional steps to protect workers and customers from coronavirus.
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.
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.
The latest on Storm Christoph in Ceredigion.
Leader of Ceredigion County Council, Councillor Ellen Ap Gwynn’s response to the Local Government Finance Settlement 2021/22.
The Active Young People Team at Ceredigion Actif have started broadcasting bilingual daily activity sessions for Ceredigion’s children young people.
Members of Ceredigion Community Safety Partnership have been working together to raise awareness of and reduce vulnerability crimes within the county.
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 are still dangerously high in Ceredigion.
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.
Ceredigion residents are warned of Covid-19 vaccine scammers.
Households across Ceredigion will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.
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.
Instead of sending Christmas cards and gifts to colleagues, Team Ceredigion staff gave towards a worthy cause.
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’.
Coronavirus is spreading faster and wider in Wales than at any other point in this pandemic.
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.
The Welsh Government has announced a package of financial business support linked to the Christmas period restrictions.
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.
Arrangements have been put in place for Ceredigion following Welsh Government’s announcement for Wales entering Alert Level 4.
We are seeing a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Aberystwyth area over recent days.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Ceredigion continues to increase at an alarming rate.
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 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.
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.
Adjustments for Ceredigion’s Safe Zones are planned for the New Year.
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.
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.
Arrangements for the return to Ceredigion schools for January 2021 have been announced.
A number of Flood Warnings have been issued in Ceredigion and over the county’s border.
Free oil spill kits will be provided to respond quickly to an accident along the Cardigan Bay coast.
New template signs and floor stencils have been created to help improve waste presentation in bin compounds around Ceredigion.
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 have been asked to self-isolate for 10 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
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 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.
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.
Ceredigion residents are reminded to be vigilant this festive period in order to protect loved ones and the community.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
The time people have to self-isolate for coronavirus will be reduced from 14 days to 10.
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.
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.
Pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron will be taught remotely following further cases of COVID-19 in the school.
The Annual Report of Compliments, Complaints and Freedom of Information Activity – 2019/2020 was put before Council on 10 December 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 have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
A takeaway premise in Aberystwyth has been closed after it failed to comply with a premises improvement notice.
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 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 have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
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.
Today, 7 December 2020, Ceredigion County Council is supporting national Welsh Language Rights Day.
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.
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.
As Christmas approaches, new restrictions came into effect for hospitality businesses from 6pm on Friday 04 December 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.
We are seeing an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Lampeter and Dyffryn Aeron area.
Coronavirus cases have significantly increased in the Aberystwyth area over the last 5 days.
Businesses in Cardigan have now had their Premises Directions revoked which means they can reopen.
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.
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 have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
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 have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
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.
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.
With Ceredigion towns and residents getting in the festive spirit early this year, all are reminded to shop safely when shopping locally this season.
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.
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 have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
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, Ciliau Aeron have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
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.
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.
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 has an online Wales-wide directory that Ceredigion residents can use to find a wealth of resources and opportunities in the County.
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 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.
The Welsh Government has updated its operational guidance on the use of face coverings in secondary schools and colleges.
Students planning to travel to Ceredigion for the festive season are encouraged to book a coronavirus test whether they have symptoms or not.
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.
Customers and workers of food and drink establishments are reminded to wear a face covering.
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.
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.
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 parking charges are being introduced in Ceredigion to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission associated with cash transactions.
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
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.
Ceredigion County Council are working with third sector partners to support individuals and families who need to self-isolate due to COVID-19.
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, 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, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a further COVID-19 case at the school.
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 is urging its residents to follow the coronavirus guidelines as the number of cases rises in the County.
Ceredigion County Council and partner organisations are becoming increasingly concerned about the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the Cardigan area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
A public house in Lampeter has been closed down over breach of coronavirus regulations.
Flood Warnings has been issued for the tidal area at Cardigan and Borth.
Individuals, groups, businesses and organisations within Ceredigion still have time to submit innovative ideas to the Cynnal y Cardi team.
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 have been made in an Aberystwyth public house and the Premises Improvement Notice that was in force has now been terminated.
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.
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, 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, Aberystwyth have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
From 9 November 2020, up to 15 people will be allowed to take part in indoor activities organised by a club or recognised body.
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.
To mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday, wreaths were laid on behalf of the Authority on Sunday, 08 November 2020.
Adjustments to Ceredigion Safe Zones are being put into place following coming out of the firebreak lockdown.
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
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.
Ceredigion residents are being warned they risk fines of up to £10,000 and possible criminal conviction if they breach COVID rules.
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.
A new online Winter Well-being Hub has been created to support Ceredigion residents.
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.
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.
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.
Community venues across Ceredigion will close in line with the coronavirus firebreak period announced by the Welsh Government.
The views and feedback of Ceredigion residents and visitors are being sought on the safe zones.
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.
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.
Two Aberystwyth pubs have been required to improve their measures to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus on their premises.
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.
A new Tenancy Saver Loan scheme to help tenants struggling with rent arrears due to coronavirus has launched.
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.
A two week fire break lockdown will come into force in Wales, to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
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.
A report has been compiled showing the impact of the Coronavirus on Ceredigion’s economy.
A Ceredigion premises has been closed down over breach of coronavirus regulations.
To celebrate Shwmae Su’mae Day 2020, Ceredigion County Council aims to encourage more use of the Welsh language.
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.
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.
People in Ceredigion are urged to stay apart to play their part as the seasons change and as the coronavirus wakes up for winter.
Over four Saturdays in September, Theatr Felinfach hosted Gŵyl yr Enfys (The Rainbow Festival).
The Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel are asking residents for their views on CCTV.
A new wrap-around support service to help you and your loved ones live independently for longer is now available in Ceredigion.
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 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.
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.
An Aberystwyth public house has been required to improve the measures it takes to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus on its premises.
A dog breeder from Talsarn near Lampeter has been found guilty for four charges relating to his dog breeding licence.
Every secondary school pupil in Ceredigion will receive two reusable masks.
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.
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.
The Mill Inn, Aberystwyth, has been permitted to reopen after improving its procedures and facilities in response to a closure notice issued last month.
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.
Following confirmation of a COVID-19 cluster within the student community at Aberystwyth University, a multi-agency Incident Management Team has been established.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Welsh Government is bringing in new coronavirus measures to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus.
A Ceredigion premises has been closed down over breach of coronavirus regulations.
The public’s views are sought on a coastal defence scheme for Aberaeron.
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.
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.
Welsh Government have updated their advice and guidance on masks.
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.
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.
Penweddig Comprehensive School has appointed a new Headteacher to lead the school.
Businesses in Ceredigion are reminded to keep to the coronavirus rules to avoid a rise in cases.
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, Capel Bangor have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case at the school.
Ceredigion residents are reminded that the coronavirus has not gone away and is still a risk to the public.
Visits to all Care Homes in Ceredigion have been temporarily suspended.
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.
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 and guardians across Ceredigion are being reminded to follow social distancing guidelines when collecting their children from schools in the county.
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.
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 has been shared to the residents of Caerphilly County Borough who are on holiday in Ceredigion and to accommodation providers.
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.
£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.
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 pupils will return to school gradually from September onwards.
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.
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.
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 County Council would like to congratulate pupils receiving their GCSE results today.
Strong winds, large waves and high tides are predicted on Thursday, 20 August until Friday 21, August.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The safe zones in four Ceredigion towns will continue following a recent consultation exercise, which is now closed.
In order to mark VJ day Mr Walford Hughes MBE had a chat with the First Minister for Wales Mark Drakeford.
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.
The 2020 annual canvass is required by law and will continue despite the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
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 has announced its latest apprentice recruitment drive with 6 new and exciting opportunities now being advertised at careers.ceredigion.gov.uk.
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.
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.
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 have been in place in four Ceredigion towns for three weeks.
A survey has been launched to gather views on the Safe Zones in four Ceredigion towns.
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.
Households in the Tregaron area are receiving a questionnaire around the Cylch Caron scheme.
A collection of useful words relating to the coronavirus pandemic has been compiled and is available at your fingertips.
Families and friends will be able to visit their loved ones once again at Ceredigion County Council Residential Care Homes.
On 17 July, sections of the Ceredigion Coast Path that had been temporarily closed have now reopened.
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.
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.
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’s ground-breaking ‘Sheep’ exhibition has been shortlisted for the Museums & Heritage Awards 2020 ‘Temporary or Touring Exhibition’ category.
Safe Zones have been created in four Ceredigion towns to create an open, safe space.
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.
As the coronavirus restrictions are being eased, Ceredigion is welcoming visitors safely and gradually.
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).
As part of Caru Ceredigion everyone can play their part in helping keep our county clean.
The Flying Start team have been busy adapting their services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 pupils will be back in their schools to receive full-time education in September.
The first Ceredigion safe zones for pedestrians are being put in place in four town centres.
Self-contained visitor accommodation will begin to re-open in Wales from 11 July.
A new strategy to tackle hardship in Ceredigion has been approved.
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 were awarded the National Participation Standards Kite Mark on 22 June 2020 for their work involving the participation of young people.
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.
In response to the challenge posed by the Coronavirus epidemic, all formal and informal Welsh classes have been moved online.
Further changes come into force to ease the lockdown in Wales due to the continued fall in the number of coronavirus cases.
Plans are being put into place to create safe zones for pedestrians in Ceredigion town centres.
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.
Coleg Ceredigion, supported by Cynnal y Cardi, has completed a feasibility study with the construction sector in Ceredigion.
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.
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.
Following Welsh Government guidelines, Ceredigion is reopening carefully, slowly and safely.
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.
Ceredigion Youth Service celebrated Youth Work Week between 22 and 28 June, a week dedicated to celebrating Youth Work all across Wales.
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.
Ceredigion County Council in partnership with local community groups and services are ensuring that women and girls have access to feminine hygiene products.
A Ceredigion resident has set out on a new career path after receiving support by Workways+.
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
How can we best provide sustainable care and support to help older people live happier and more fulfilling lives?
Following the substantial work that construction company WRW have carried out, the plans for the Integrated Resource Centre, Cylch Caron have been approved.
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 will reopen for a period of three weeks, instead of the four weeks originally noted.
Armed Forces Week is on between 22 and 27 June this year.
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.