Articles by: Jonny Haseldine

General Election Day: A Guide

General Election Day: A Guide

THE DAY IS nearly here, one that has been hanging over us all like a vaguely dull and tedious ghost for the past few months: Thursday May 7th 2015 – election day. But what actually happensRead More

Aberystwyth University Gains Corporate Health Standard Silver Award

Aberystwyth University Gains Corporate Health Standard Silver Award

News, University News May 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH University has gained the Silver Award under the Corporate Health Standard (CHS), the quality mark for workplace health promotion. The Corporate Health Standard is a government-funded scheme, provided by Public Health Wales. Organisations are assessed acrossRead More

Students’ Union Releases Boxing Statement

Students’ Union Releases Boxing Statement

News, Sport, Students' Union News May 6, 2015 at 10:46 am Comments

ABERYSTWYTH University Students’ Union released a statement on Tuesday evening outlining the rationale behind their decision to not show the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao last Saturday.  This decision was made after theRead More

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Aberystwyth Great Town Celebration Day this Bank Holiday Monday

Aberystwyth News, National News, News May 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH will be celebrating being named a Great Town this Bank Holiday Monday. Monday, 4 May 2015 will be a day for all the family to celebrate the award, Crowning the Carnival Queen, selecting Carnival attendants, live music, variousRead More

Student Referendum on Bibles in Halls of Residence

Student Referendum on Bibles in Halls of Residence

Aberystwyth News, News, Students' Union News April 30, 2015 at 12:15 pm Comments

THE FIRST all student vote begins today in Aber to decide whether bibles should be placed in university halls of residences.   An All Student Vote is where each and every student has the chance toRead More

Let’s talk about… Devolution Politics

Let’s talk about… Devolution Politics

Let’s talk about…, Opinion April 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

CONSIDERING the fact that support for the two main political parties in Britain has been on a constant decline since the 1950s, the notion of the 2015 election being influenced by at least 7 different partiesRead More

ASM Ceredigion General Election Poll

ASM Ceredigion General Election Poll

National News, News, University News April 28, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments

WITH just over a week to go until the General Election takes place next Thursday (7th), ASM have created an online poll to gauge voting intentions in Ceredigion.   The relatively little polling that has been conductedRead More

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Potential buyers show interest in Aberystwyth’s Pier

Aberystwyth News, National News, News April 27, 2015 at 5:15 pm Comments

IT HAS BEEN revealed by the the administrators of Aberystwyth’s stricken Pier that a number of prospective buyers have shown an interest in the site. The administrators took out an advert in the Financial Times offering the siteRead More

Harleys told to ditch challenge or face closure

Harleys told to ditch challenge or face closure

National News, News April 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH pub Harleys was threatened with closure unless it ceased its ‘Harleys Challenge’. A T-shirt was offered as a prize to anyone who could down four double measures of spirits, including tequila, Bacardi rum, sambuca, and JackRead More

Turning up the heat on bad tasting beer

Turning up the heat on bad tasting beer

National News, News, University News April 23, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

IBERS researchers have collaborated with scientists from Dijon, France to try to solve the problem of bad tasting beer. According to the research paper – beer brewers face a tricky problem. The high level of activity inRead More