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Abergele Ladies Football Team c1979

Here are some photos from the Dennis Parr Collection of Abergele Ladies Football Team taken in Pentre Mawr Park, alongside Sea Road, in about 1979. If you recognise anyone, feel free to use the Comments to add their names.

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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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Morley: a mistreated dog’s story

Look at Morley. A lovely dog who has been treated with cruelty. The Manchester Evening News says that the person charged with doing this moved to Abergele. Morley is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Animal lover and AbergelePost reader Linda Reynolds … Continue reading

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Would you like to help form a new social club in Abergele?

Although I’m not keen on the description of Abergele as a ‘retirement town’, this card caught my eye because the person who posted it makes a good point: it would be good to have new opportunities for older people in … Continue reading

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1943 aircrash near Abergele: RAF Beaufighter VIF X8261

Reader Rol Griffith is looking for details of an aircrash near Abergele in 1943. He writes: “Does anyone one have any information of a RAF Beaufighter VIF X8261 of 406 Sqn(RCAF) based at RAF Valley which flew into the ground … Continue reading

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Abergele and The People’s Collection Wales

Maldwyn Huges has been in touch via our comments section to let us know about a project he’s working on to research and digitise the Abergele Town Council Archives so these treasures can be shared on the Casgliad y Werin … 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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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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American Abergelite seeks info about Albert Roberts

Siân Roberts has written to ask for AbergelePost.com readers’ help: “I’m Americian-born with a strong Abergele connection, my Father moved from there in 1968 to the US. I’m hoping to find out more information about my Taid Albert Roberts, died … Continue reading

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Kinmel Camp appeal for information

Here’s an appeal which initially arrived at this site as a comment. It’s from author Jerry whose email address is jedbone at talktalk ot net. If you can help Jerry, please feel free to contact him directly, and leave a … Continue reading

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