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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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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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