Category Archives: appeals

American Abergelite seeks info about Albert Roberts

Si├ón 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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Gwrych Castle consultation

The Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust has launched an online survey to consult with people in Abergele and all over the country about potential development of the Castle. The Trust says it wants to assess the need for community space and … Continue reading

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New York Terrace, Abergele

Norman Williams recently enquired if anyone could help him to locate Eurog House, New York Terrace, Abergele. Two of his late relatives, Mary Roberts (nee Williams) and her husband, Owen Roberts, had lived there prior to their both dying in … Continue reading

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Emyr ac Elwyn

Do you remember Emyr ac Elwyn? They were a duo who used to perform at Nosweithiau Lawen and concerts all along the north Wales coast in the 1960s. They opened a record shop in Colwyn Bay in the 70s. They … Continue reading

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Coed-y-Gopa woodland fete

Sunday 17 August is the date of this fete at Tan-y-Gopa, Abergele. Visitors on the day can experience willow artwork, bushcraft, storytelling, face painting, and more. Organisers Woodland Trust say this will be a chance to see some of the … Continue reading

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Llanfair TH charity cyclists reached Paris

Llion Griffiths and Clive Williams of Llanfair TH have sucessfully completed their 450 mile journey to Paris. They did it to raise money for the Macmillan Cancer Support Charity. You can read the background here, along with Justin Hinchliffe’s updates … Continue reading

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Paris or bust, by bike from Llanfair TH

“Two local lads from Llanfair TH, Abergele have this morning set off in the early hours on their 450 mile journey to Paris, France.” writes Justin Hinchliffe of Bodfari, Denbighshire. “Llion Griffiths and Clive Williams were waved off this morning … Continue reading

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Chapel Street’s Mount Cottages

Local historian and AbergelePost stalwart Andy (Nigel) Hilton has responded to the discussion about Mount Cottages over on this page. He says: “I’ve managed to cobble together the relevant sections of two halves of the 1872 OS Map covering the … Continue reading

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If you’d like to make a local site like this…

I’ve heard three pieces of news this month which will be of interest if you think you may like to make a local website like AbergelePost.com 1. Starting in April 2014, Cardiff University is offering a free five-week Community Journalism … Continue reading

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