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Plaid Cymru Conference 2015: Leanne Wood takes to the Arts Centre as Welsh Assembly campaign kicks off

Plaid Cymru Conference 2015: Leanne Wood takes to the Arts Centre as Welsh Assembly campaign kicks off

Aberystwyth News, National News, News October 26, 2015 at 8:00 pm Comments

THIS Friday Aberystwyth played host to the Plaid Cymru annual conference, the Arts Centre bristling with delegates and members of the press. While there was much to be debated and reported on, and many big namesRead More

Plaid Cymru Conference 2015: Nicola Sturgeon endorses Leanne Wood as the next First Minister of Wales

Plaid Cymru Conference 2015: Nicola Sturgeon endorses Leanne Wood as the next First Minister of Wales

Aberystwyth News, National News, News October 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

ON FRIDAY 23rd October 2015, Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland and the leader of the SNP, visited Aberystwyth to speak at this year’s Plaid Cymru Conference. The conference took place at Aberystwyth Arts CentreRead More

Sandri Alexander

Welsh Minister condemns rejection of plans for wind farms in Mid Wales

National News, News October 1, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

PLANS for four onshore wind farms in Powys were rejected by the UK government on Monday 7th September, with the Welsh government Environment Minister Carl Sargeant declaring the decision “short sighted” and “hugely disappointing”. Mr Sargeant claimedRead More

Number of Welsh students going to university increases, as clearing figures rise across the UK

Number of Welsh students going to university increases, as clearing figures rise across the UK

National News, News September 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

FIGURES show that the number of Welsh students going to University is on the rise, with data suggesting a 2.4% rise so far this year, up to 19,010 from 18,570 at this time last year. 19,010Read More

Petr Brož

Aberystwyth student’s petition to legalise cannabis is to be debated in Parliament next month

National News, News, University News September 29, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

NEXT month, on the 12th of October, Parliament is to debate the legalisation of cannabis, for the first time in 11 years, this comes following a campaign led by James Owen, an Economics student at Aberystwyth University. JamesRead More

Our longest serving monarch: Elizabeth II

Our longest serving monarch: Elizabeth II

Features, National News, News September 27, 2015 at 9:30 am Comments

EARLIER this month, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch and surpassed Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother. Her 63 year and seven-month reign became the longest in history on Wednesday 9th at 17:30, having reigned for 23,266Read More

Tomos Nolan

Hinterland returns to S4C

Aberystwyth News, National News, News September 26, 2015 at 7:30 pm Comments

Y GYWLL/Hinterland returned to S4C, and the public’s TV screens on Sunday 13th September. The new series promises to reveal more about DCI Tom Mathias, the central character, and build upon the popularity of the firstRead More

Wales weather warning as more bad weather is predicted to hit the United Kingdom this summer

Wales weather warning as more bad weather is predicted to hit the United Kingdom this summer

National News, News August 11, 2015 at 11:55 pm Comments

THE WEATHER this summer has left many people wondering if we have even had a summer. The weather has been very unpredictable, with some days seeing highs of 27 degrees Celsius and others seeing heavy rainRead More

CAA at Aberystwyth University launches two new Welsh apps for primary schools

CAA at Aberystwyth University launches two new Welsh apps for primary schools

Features, National News, News, University News July 22, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

ONE OF Wales’ biggest educational resources publishers, CAA (Educational Resource Publisher) at Aberystwyth University, has launched two new Welsh apps for primary schools – Gwastraff and Sgìl-iau. The apps, which are free to download on Apple and Android devices,Read More

Animalarium anyone? Borth Zoo up for sale

Animalarium anyone? Borth Zoo up for sale

National News, News June 29, 2015 at 6:20 pm Comments

BORTH Animalarium has been put on the market this month for the price of £550,000. The current owners, Jean and Alan Mumbray have owned the Animalarium for 15 years but are looking to retire. The zooRead More