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

Abergele – The Jolly Fryer

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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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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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Abergele and Pensarn Railway Station

        Wikipedia says: “Opened as Abergele by the Chester and Holyhead Railway on 1 May 1848,[1] it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923. The line then passed on to … Continue reading

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Creative writing classes at Gwrych Castle Abergele

There’s a chance to be inspired by the surroundings while writing at Gwrych Castle on Thursdays. I don’t have the exact dates but there are details on this poster:

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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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Little Parr’s the Sweetshop

Here’s a gem from Dennis Parr’s photography collection, which he’s kindly let the AbergelePost share. It’s a photo of the inside of the Parr’s family’s Little Shop, which sold sweets and cards. I have very happy memories of buying sweets … Continue reading

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Sandy beach-making pipes

This photo by Sion Jones, taken in 2014, shows the pipes that sucked up sand out at sea which was poured out on the beach in Colwyn Bay to create a new sandy beach. The old one was sucked away … Continue reading

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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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