Monthly Archives: April 2015

1915-2015: Abergele & District Commemorations: Harry Oswald Amos

Private 1056 Harry Oswald Amos, 11th Battalion (B Company) 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Australian Imperial Force. Died of wounds 26/04/1915 (though this officially, and incorrectly, recorded as 29/04/1915). Harry has no known grave (he was buried at sea) and he … Continue reading

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Former TV Gladiator ‘Jet’ to open new part of Abergele’s Spire

A former TV Gladiator is taking on a new challenge in Abergele. Diane Youdale, best known for her role as Jet in the hit television series Gladiators, will officially open the new Cosmetic Suite of Spire North Wales private hospital … Continue reading

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Bee Hotel, Abergele

  Bee Hotel, Gwesty’r Bee, Abergele

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Tower Hill picnic

Easter has traditionally been a time when Abergelites head with a picnic up Tower Hill. Here’s an old postcard showing how one of our favourite landmarks used to look.

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Abergele after that hot summer of 1976

Even though it was October, the grass was still quite yellow when Dennis Parr took this photo of Abergele in 1976. We’d just sweated through a really hot droughty summer. You can see the corrugated iron roofs of the Market … Continue reading

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