Monthly Archives: July 2015

In the days of Woolies

It’s always good to be reminded of how Market St used to look in the days when Woolworth’s was still open. Here’s a colour postcard from the last millennium to give a burst of nostalgia. Because of the miniskirts, I’d … Continue reading

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1915-2015: Abergele & District Commemorations: Gordon Gray Hill

Private 67, Gordon Gray Hill, Singapore Volunteer Rifles, died (possibly from malaria), 16 July 1915. Plot 37. F. 13., Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Originally buried at Bididari Christian Cemetery, Singapore, under an earth mound. Not commemorated in the Abergele district. … Continue reading

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Cae Stalwyn, Abergele

This relatively new housing estate is called Cae Stalwyn – Welsh for Stallion Field. This is an apt name as the houses were built on the site of the old horse sale field where the stallions were chosen by owners … Continue reading

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Contact the Elderly seeks volunteer drivers in Abergele

Can you spare a few hours a month to drive one or two older people to a local tea party? If so, Contact the Elderly¬† – which tackles loneliness and isolation among older people – wants to hear from you. … Continue reading

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Get hooked on fishing in Moelfre

Tan-y-Mynydd Trout Fishery in Moelfre is the venue for Denbigh & Clwyd Angling Club’s Introduction to Angling day between 9.30am and 4pm on Sunday 26th July 2015. This free event gives everyone a chance to try bait or fly fishing … Continue reading

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