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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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Chapel Street, Abergele

Chapel Street, Abergele

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Rhuddlan Road

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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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DPL birthday weekend

The first weekend of September marks the Departure Lounge‘s birthday and they’ve organised a series of events, including a St Kentigern Hospice Care fundraiser:

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Coed y Gopa picnic day

Bring your teddy bear, a picnic and lashings of ginger beer for a free woodland adventure in Abergele from 10am-3pm on 31 July. Croeso i bawb! The details are on this poster from Haf Leyshon of organisers the Woodland Trust … Continue reading

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The circus is coming to Abergele tonight!

Pinder’s animal-friendly circus is at Pentre Mawr Park Abergele from 22-24 July.

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16 photos of the 1981 Abergele Carnival

Here are 16 photos by Dennis Parr of the 1981 Abergele Carnival. You may spot a few familiar faces here. It’s good to see Market Street lined with so many people. The first image brings back a memory of the … Continue reading

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