Author Archives: Gareth Morlais

A fairly modern ghost sign in Abergele

Normally, ghost signs are a faded relic from the distant past. Think of the Morgan’s sign as you walk from St Michael’s Church to Market Street in Abergele. There’s a modern ghost sign high up in Chapel Street, reminding us … Continue reading

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Locked In escape rooms Abergele

Great to see Locked In  escape rooms in Abergele. This is how it works: you get locked in a room with 1-5 mates and you’ve got just one hour to escape by solving tricky puzzles.     Here’s some more … Continue reading

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Aladin’s Cave, Abergele

This shop’s a real gem, right in the middle of town. It’s surprising just how many different antiques, second-hand items and other things can be bought here: from watchmakers’ tools to fine china. Address: 23 Market Street Abergele Conwy LL22 … Continue reading

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Ben Hingeley, the racing driver from Abergele

Ben Hingeley, the racing driver from Abergele, was honoured recently by The Welsh Racing Drivers Association who awarded him the 2017 Welsh Young Driver of the Year. Rob Allender shares this story with us, and says: “Ben who is only … Continue reading

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Cyngerdd Nadolig Cyngor Abergele Council Christmas Concert

Cyngerdd Nadolig Cyngor Tref Abergele Trio, Cor Alaw + Beula Brass 01/12/17 Mynydd Seion, Chapel St, Abergele £8 tocynnau / tickets o/from Neuadd y Tref / Town Hall

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Is this the best fish and chip shop name in Britain?

Abergele – The Jolly Fryer

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Recordio Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol S4C ym Modelwyddan

Cysylltodd Lois Gwen o gwmni Rondo i adael inni wybod eu bod yn recordio rhaglen Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol i S4C yn yr Eglwys Farmor, Bodelwyddan, ar 20fed o Dachwedd. Croeso ichi alw heibio a mwynhau canu emynau gyda nhw. … Continue reading

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Tlws jewellery shop in Abergele: end of lease

There’s a heartfelt note by Gaenor in the window of the Tlws jewellery shop in Abergele. Her end of lease is in February 2018 and she’s decided not to renew it. But the shop will remain open over Christmas and … Continue reading

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Cyngerdd Meibion Goronwy Concert in Abergele 10 November 2017

Mae Cor Meibion Goronwy yn canu ym Mynydd Seion Abergele 10 Tachwedd 2017 Goronwy Male Voice Choir performs in Mynydd Seion, Chapel Street, Abergele, on 10 November.

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The revamped Pen-y-Bont pub in Abergele is looking dapper

It’s good to see new life has been injected into the old Pen y Bont pub. I haven’t tried the food upstairs yet but I’m looking forward to going back to the Pen for a pint.

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