Author Archives: Gareth Morlais

Surprising first-hand account of the Kinmel Camp Riots of 1919

Two Abergele Post readers – Doug Colter and John Michael Care – have been in touch with remarkable original accounts of the Kinmel Camp Riots (or Mutiny) of 1919. For background information you can read a BBC Wales account by Phil Carradice … Continue reading

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Chwarae Allan Playing Out Abergele from 9 August 2017

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Abergele scientist John Hepworth awarded 50 year medal

Abergele resident and biomedical scientist John Hepworth has been awarded  with a prestigious 50 year medal  by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). Erin Johnson, Communications Officer with the Institute of Biomedical Science shared this story with us: “John joined the Institute in … Continue reading

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Guitar lessons offered in Abergele

Have you ever wanted to be a rock ‘n’ roll star?

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Abergele meeting room available

On Wednesday evenings:

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St Kentigern fundraiser in Bodelwyddan

On the 27 April 2017 there’s a sale of furniture, bric-a-brac and more at the hospice:

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Still wrapped up against chilly Spring morning sea breezes

These new lamposts are on the sea side of the Abergele and Pensarn station, which looks fab after its recent refurb:

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Find out about Heritage Lottery funding opportunities in Abergele

There’s a funding presentation by Heritage Lottery in Itaca, Abergele, 12 noon on Thursday 12 January 2017. It’s free to attend but you do need to book your place. Cofiwch am fore coffi Cronfa Drefdadaeth y Loteri yn Abergele ar … Continue reading

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Abergele Round Table and Rotary Christmas Santa Float Dates 2016

Abergele has a great tradition of the Santa Float doing the rounds in December evenings. This year’s tour starts on Monday 6 December from 5.30pm in the Woodlands Estate. Thanks to Colin Knowlson for letting me know about this via … Continue reading

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The old markets of Abergele

Local historian Goronwy Davies has done a great job of documenting Abergele’s agricultural history with his book “A brief History of the Markets and Fairs at Abergele North Wales”. There are some lovely old photos and the accounts of the … Continue reading

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