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

Two Abergele Post readers –┬áDoug Colter and┬áJohn 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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1979 Abergele Carnival photos

About a year ago, we shared a set of Dennis Parr’s photos of the 1981 Abergele Carnival. Now here are his photos of the 1979 event. Items to note: the fantastic pink and white flower float (think of all the … Continue reading

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St Michael’s Church graveyard

A moment of meditation for those we have lost: Photo by Sion Jones

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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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Launching the Llanddulas Lifeboat

From the Dennis Parr Collection. Year is unknow but the clothing makes it look like over 100 years ago. There was a lifeboat in Llanddulas between 1868 and 1932 according to the Llanddulas Hidden History website.

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Town Council meeting place

This whole building used to be the police station before being used as a magistrates’ court and as a meeting place for the Town Council and other organisations. Mae yr adeilad hwn yn cael ei defnyddio i Gyngor Trefol Abergele … Continue reading

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Kinmel Avenue, Abergele

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A watery grave

This is how we know the coast at Pensarn used to be a few miles further north. Here’s a grave in St Michael’s graveyard, photographed by Sion Jones. It’s for a man”who had his dwelling three miles to the north” … Continue reading

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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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