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Eleven alumni elected to Parliament

Eleven alumni elected to Parliament

National News, News, University News June 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

IN THE 2015 General Election, 11 Aberystwyth University alumni were elected to the House of Commons in Westminster. This includes the election of two new members, Mike Wood MP, and Liz Saville-Roberts MP, and the re-electionRead More

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Funds raised by Aberystwyth students for Nepal earthquake

A SERIES of fundraising events are being held in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake. The earthquake took place on the 25th April and has killed more than 7,000 people. The earthquake recorded a magnitude of 7.8Mw andRead 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

Ceredigion Council’s attempt to go green breaks its own planning guidelines

Ceredigion Council’s attempt to go green breaks its own planning guidelines

National News, News May 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

CEREDIGION council may have to seek retrospective permission following the installation, by contractors, of more than 200 solar panels to its offices in Aberaeron in April. The building in question is where the council makes decisions onRead 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

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

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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

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