Monthly Archives: August 2014

Old postcard of the “Hills From Pensarn”

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100 years ago today at Mons

On 23 August 1914 at Mons, Belgium, Captain Walton Mellor, of Tanybryn, Abergele’s was killed. Walton was the son of Colonel John Edwin Mellor of Tan-y-Bryn Abergele. He was the first WWI death of a soldier from Abergele.     … Continue reading

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Yoga on the beach

Make the most of what remains of the summer by joining the Wake and Shake Soft Flow Yoga crew on Pensarn Beach on dry weekend mornings. Cost is £5 …

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Abergele Camera Club exhibition

Slaters Market St plays host to Abergele Camera Club’s exhibition on Saturday 16 August 2014. You’ll be able to see work by members, who are listed on the Abergele Camera Club’s website: Frances Del Prete, Alan Foulkes, Dewi W Jones, … Continue reading

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Coed-y-Gopa woodland fete

Sunday 17 August is the date of this fete at Tan-y-Gopa, Abergele. Visitors on the day can experience willow artwork, bushcraft, storytelling, face painting, and more. Organisers Woodland Trust say this will be a chance to see some of the … Continue reading

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All aboard the Club Train!

My father’s generation knows the Llandudno to Manchester train as the Club Train. It’s the service that stops at Abergele. Here’s a snap of the train leaving Pensarn for Colwyn Bay, taken from the station bridge.

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Emrys ap Iwan students remember WWI and Abergele in 1914

Cofia Abergele Remembers. Recording lists of the names of some of the people from Abergele and those with links to the town who took part in WWI was a challenge that Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan students relished as one of … Continue reading

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St. Michael’s vigil service to commemorate WWI

Abergele Town Council in conjunction with the Abergele British Legion and St. Michael’s Church are holding a service of mark the commencement of the WWI commemorations on Monday 4th August 2014 at 7pm in St. Michael’s Church to reflect and … Continue reading

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Last of the Mohicans

It’s easy to miss this fellow with a stone head and grass hair as you stroll down Chapel St. Tip your hat to him next time you glance up at him on the porch of the Bull.

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