Monthly Archives: August 2015

Another new Co-op on the way

Since the Factory Shop opened by the station in Pensarn, some have missed the convenience of being able to park and shop for food easily¬† between Asda Kinmel Bay and Tesco Abergele when they do their big shop. The Co-operative … Continue reading

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Remember the Sunday morning car-boot sales at Abergele Market

Here are some photos from 2003 from the Dennis Parr Collection to remind you: Abergele Market Car Boot Sale – Copyright Dennis Parr Collection This Sunday Market split opinion in our town. Some saw it as a way of invigorating … Continue reading

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Picnic in the Park at Gwrych Castle 23 August 2015

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New martial arts classes in Abergele

Jack Jourdain has been in touch with news of dates of martial arts classes. He writes: “Pritchard’s Martial Arts Abergele opening up in Canolfan Dewi Sant Centre on Monday 7th September. Dragons karate – 5pm to 5:30pm Juniors karae – … Continue reading

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Early road plan of Abergele. Very old map.

I’m not sure of the age of this old road plan of Abergele, owned by Dennis Parr, but it looks very old. It shows the old – now demolished – houses on Peel Street. Apart from those lining Market Street, … Continue reading

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Circus in Pentre Mawr Park, Abergele

17-19 August 2015. Here are the details on the poster…  

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1915-2015: Abergele & District Commemorations: Joseph Heber Owen

Private 12477 Joseph Heber Owen. 8th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 40th Brigade, 13th (Western) Division. Killed in action, 16 August 1915, Gallipoli, aged 21. No known grave. Commemorated panel 77 to 80, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. Not commemorated in … Continue reading

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Scaffolding on St Michaels tower

Here are a couple of photos of the scaffolding on St Michael’s bell tower…  

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1915-2015: Abergele & District Commemorations: Frederick (Fred) Williams

Private 2697 Frederick (Fred) Williams. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 158th Brigade, 53rd (Welsh) Division. Killed in action, 10 August 1915, Suvla Bay, Gallipoli, aged 21. No known grave. Commemorated panel 77 to 80, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. Also … Continue reading

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1915-2015: Abergele & District Commemorations: Thomas William (Tom) Furnish

Private 2701 Thomas William (Tom) Furnish. 1/5th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 158th Brigade, 53rd (Welsh) Division. Killed in action, 10 August 1915, Suvla Bay, Gallipoli, aged 25. No known grave. Commemorated panel 77 to 80, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. … Continue reading

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