Articles by: Jonny Haseldine

An interview with Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood

An interview with Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood

Features, Interviews June 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

WITH the pollsters predicting that the General Election was likely to result in a hung parliament, the role of the smaller nationalist parties became increasingly important. This increased role has meant that their leaders have become moreRead More

Occupy Pantycelyn: Protesters begin sit-in

Occupy Pantycelyn: Protesters begin sit-in

THE CAMPAIGN to #savepantycelyn intensified today, after a number of residents of Pantycelyn Hall began staging a occupation of an area of the building. This follows action during last week, which included the launch of a newRead More

News Editors - much news, many happiness, such wow.

Goodbye from the News Editor

Aberystwyth News, ASM, Editors' Pick, News May 30, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments

THIS ARTICLE is mainly for the Online Editor & incoming News Editor who didn’t actually believe this would be a thing. Your move guys.   On a more serious note (if this article actually makes itRead More

Aberystwyth University Old College
Photo - Tomos Nolan

Aberystwyth falls in latest university league tables

ABERYSTWYTH University has dropped four places to 110th (out of 119) in the 2016 Guardian University league tables.  The last year has seen Aberystwyth fall in the rankings of a number of league tables. Firstly, in MayRead More

BREAKING: Pantycelyn to close

BREAKING: Pantycelyn to close

PANTYCELYN is to close for a year in order for the University to undertake electrical work. There is no guarantee that it will re-open. UMCA have arranged an emergency meeting for 4pm today in Lolfa PantycelynRead More

Anger over £50 ‘thank you’ bonuses for non-striking staff

Anger over £50 ‘thank you’ bonuses for non-striking staff

News, University News May 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

SELECTIVE bonuses for non-striking staff have caused confusion amongst University employees. The strike in question, which took place over Fresher’s Weekend last year from 19th-22nd September, was in protest at the cut in pensions for UniversityRead More

Left to right: Dr Rhys Thatcher IBERS, Iwan Cray County Commander for Ceredigion & Carmarthenshire, John Evans, Paul James and Charlie Taylor.

IBERS Scientists Provide Specialist Advice for Charity ‘Fire Ride’

News, University News May 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

SCIENTISTS at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) gave specialist advice to a team of charity bike riders who visited the sports and exercise laboratories on Tuesday 5th May. The inaugural ‘Fire Ride’,Read More

General Election: The good, the bad and the downright ugly

General Election: The good, the bad and the downright ugly

Opinion May 15, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

IN CASE you’ve been living under a rock since Christmas (or just Borth), last Thursday saw the General Election take place. The reasonably unexpected result has produced all manner of reactions amongst voters: from jubilation, to surpriseRead More

Liberal Democrats retain Ceredigion despite national collapse

Liberal Democrats retain Ceredigion despite national collapse

AFTER a tight and sometimes controversial election campaign, Liberal Democrat incumbent Mark Williams was returned as the Member of Parliament for the Ceredigion constituency.  Williams beat Plaid Cymru’s Mike Parker with a reduced majority of 3067,Read More

ASM Ceredigion Election Poll – The Results

ASM Ceredigion Election Poll – The Results

Features, General Election 2015 May 6, 2015 at 8:45 pm Comments

A WEEK ago we launched our ASM Ceredigion election poll in order to try and predict who will be returned as MP for Ceredigion somewhere between 4-5 am on Friday morning. The poll itself wasn’t particularlyRead More