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Pantycelyn Project Board finish report detailing the future of Welsh speaking halls

PANTYCELYN Project Board, which is coordinating the development of plans for the provision of designated Welsh medium accommodation and social spaces at Aberystwyth University, has completed its report in line with the timetable agreed in JuneRead More

The sometime forgotten Ceredigion museum sitting along the road from the Commodore cinema, though it'll be showing more historical pictures than brand new blockbusters.
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Aberystwyth’s Ceredigion Museum given new lease of life as cinema screen is reinstalled

Aberystwyth News, News May 3, 2016 at 11:20 pm Comments

CURRENTLY home to the Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth’s historic Grade II-listed Coliseum is reinstalling a cinema screen for the first time since its closure as a cinema 40 years ago. With a £13,917 community grant secured byRead More

Car fire disrupts quiet Sunday on seafront

Car fire disrupts quiet Sunday on seafront

Aberystwyth News, News May 1, 2016 at 5:10 pm Comments

TODAY, at 4:05 pm, a Renault Clio caught fire when the owner went to turn on the ignition. Witnesses in the American Diner called the fire brigade, who arrived on the scene within 10 minutes toRead More

Council calls on Welsh government to consider badger cull

Council calls on Welsh government to consider badger cull

Aberystwyth News, News April 18, 2016 at 6:29 pm Comments

CEREDIGION council is expected to write to the Welsh Assembly asking them to consider authorising a targeted badger cull to combat the spread of tuberculosis (TB). The request, which is expected to be made after the upcomingRead More

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Expect The Unexpected… The X Factor returns to ITV

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Television’s biggest search for a music star is back as The X Factor returns to ITV, with a new stellar judging panel and a dynamic new presenting duo.

The brand new super six sees Simon Cowell, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora take their places at the judges’ desk, while presenters Olly Murs and Caroline Flack will be guiding the search to find a potential pop star with an amazing voice and that extra special something.
The X Factor is a Thames/Syco production for ITV. 

X FACTOR - Series 12 

Expect The Unexpected… The X Factor returns to ITV

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Television’s biggest search for a music star is back as The X Factor returns to ITV, with a new stellar judging panel and a dynamic new presenting duo.

The brand new super six sees Simon Cowell, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora take their places at the judges’ desk, while presenters Olly Murs and Caroline Flack will be guiding the search to find a potential pop star with an amazing voice and that extra special something.

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X Factor auditions come to Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth News, Events, News April 15, 2016 at 10:51 pm Comments

IF YOU’VE ever wanted to find out if you’ve got what it takes to record your own Christmas single and belt out a Mariah Carey ballad, the Thames Production team behind The X Factor are coming toRead More

Old College plays host to Patrick McGuinness

Old College plays host to Patrick McGuinness

Aberystwyth News, Books, News, University News April 7, 2016 at 7:55 pm Comments

TALKING about his latest award-winning book, Other People’s Countries, author Patrick McGuinness will be in the Old College this Saturday. The lecture, starting at 11:30 in the iconic seafront building, takes its title from the author’s memoirRead More

Aberystwyth Robotics Club receives award

Aberystwyth Robotics Club receives award

ABERYSTWYTH Robotics Club, open to all years of students from Penglais and Penweddig schools, is run out of the Physical Sciences building on the university’s Penglais campus. Run by members of staff from IMAPS and assisted byRead More

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Appeal for information after Easter Sunday robbery

Aberystwyth News, News March 28, 2016 at 6:03 pm Comments

Police are appealing for information after a robbery at an Aberystwyth shop. The Premier Shop on North Parade was targeted at around 20:40 on the evening of Easter Sunday. Dyfed-Powys Police said they were called just afterRead More

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Healthcare research moves up the agenda in Mid Wales as new Centre for Excellence is launched

Aberystwyth News, Health, News March 25, 2016 at 8:37 pm Comments

DURING an announcement made on Thursday at the launch of the Centre for Excellence in Rural Healthcare, Welsh Government Minister for Health and Social Services, Professor Mark Drakeford AM, has also started the Centre for Excellence in RuralRead More

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Proposed plans to increase scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay face large opposition

Aberystwyth News, News March 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

OVER 30,000 people have signed a petition in opposition to the Welsh government’s plans to increase the amount of scallop dredging that can legally be done in Cardigan Bay. The petition was started three months agoRead More