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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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1952 Abergele Golf Club Lady Captain’s Day

From the Dennis Parr Collection, featuring Mrs Pierce-Williams:

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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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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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20 photos of trip from Abergele to Rhyl via Pensarn, Belgrano, Towyn and Kinmel Bay

Taken from the top deck of the ‘Cymru Coastliner’ double decker in August 2016. This trip replicates a trip I remember taking in 1973. That summer was the busiest I can remember along the Towyn stretch. There was a craze … Continue reading

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Bryn Tirion through cast iron railings at Mynydd Seion

Easly overlooked, these railings are outside Capel Mynydd Seion, Chapel Street, at the side of the road which led up to the old town police cells. Through the gap is Bryn Tirion terrace of stone cottages looking down on Llanfair … Continue reading

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Eldon Drive, Abergele

  Eldon Drive, Abergele

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Pentre Mawr Park Abergele

Here’s a series of photographs by Sion Jones capturing one of Abergele’s true gems: Pentre Mawr Park…

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Big Fairtrade Breakfast

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