UK Shared Prosperity Fund Boosts Innovation and Social Enterprise in Mid Wales

UK Shared Prosperity Fund Boosts Innovation and Social Enterprise in Mid Wales

24/05/2024

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UK SPF) has been awarded to seven pivotal regional projects in Mid Wales, accelerating economic development and social entrepreneurship in the region. The projects, which span across Ceredigion and Powys, aim to foster economic growth, sustainability, and community engagement.


Have your say on Aberaeron Library

Have your say on Aberaeron Library

23/05/2024

There is an opportunity for residents to share their views on the possible relocation of Library and face-to-face customer services in Aberaeron.


Do you need support to expand commercial premises?

Do you need support to expand commercial premises?

22/05/2024

The Mid Wales Growth Deal Sites and Premises Programme is publishing a survey to better understand the future growth plans of businesses across the region and their need for commercial premises.


Ceredigion Actif helps young woman overcome her mental health challenges

Ceredigion Actif helps young woman overcome her mental health challenges

20/05/2024

In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, here is the story of a Ceredigion resident who received support from Ceredigion County Council services to combat her mental health challenges.


Encouraging the people of Ceredigion to become foster carers

Encouraging the people of Ceredigion to become foster carers

17/05/2024

This Foster Care Fortnight, Foster Wales Ceredigion is calling on people in the area to consider becoming foster carers to support local young people in need.


New Chairman elected for Ceredigion County Council for 2024-25

New Chairman elected for Ceredigion County Council for 2024-25

17/05/2024

Councillor Keith Evans has been elected as Chairman of Ceredigion County Council for 2024-2025 during an Annual General Meeting held on Friday 17 May 2024.


Official opening of Parc Natur Penglais new path

Official opening of Parc Natur Penglais new path

17/05/2024

A new path has been created in Parc Natur Penglais following funding from the Ceredigion Local Nature Partnership.


Vaping Awareness film launched in Ceredigion

Vaping Awareness film launched in Ceredigion

16/05/2024

A Vaping Awareness film has been launched in Ceredigion to raise awareness of the potential dangers and harms of vaping.


New ‘Digitally Confident Ceredigion’ strategy welcomes views

New ‘Digitally Confident Ceredigion’ strategy welcomes views

15/05/2024

Ceredigion residents, businesses and visitors have an opportunity to share their views on Ceredigion’s new Digital Strategy.


Hopes for economic boost as ARFOR fund reaches £2million milestone

Hopes for economic boost as ARFOR fund reaches £2million milestone

15/05/2024

Thirty innovative projects across north and west Wales have secured funding totalling over £2 million through the ARFOR Challenge Fund.


Young people from post-16 Inspire Group donate benches to Ceredigion communities

Young people from post-16 Inspire Group donate benches to Ceredigion communities

15/05/2024

Young people from the group Inspire have developed a new project to create community benches and locate them across the County as part of a mental health campaign stemming from the TV programme ‘After Life’, created by actor Ricky Gervais.


Ceredigion beaches win Coastal Awards again in 2024

Ceredigion beaches win Coastal Awards again in 2024

14/05/2024

Blue flags will once again be flown at four of Ceredigion’s most popular beaches this year: in Borth, Aberystwyth South, Llangrannog and Tresaith.


Small Grants scheme enhances Welsh-medium Youth Work opportunities in Ceredigion

Small Grants scheme enhances Welsh-medium Youth Work opportunities in Ceredigion

13/05/2024

Over 1,000 young people in Ceredigion have benefitted from Welsh Government’s Small Grants Scheme, which is aimed at enhancing Welsh-Medium Youth Work opportunities for young people aged between 11 and 25.


Council and Health Board sign agreement for provision of Bronglais Hospital staff

Council and Health Board sign agreement for provision of Bronglais Hospital staff

13/05/2024

From 13 May 2024, Hywel Dda University Health Board officers will use part of Canolfan Rheidol, the Council’s office in Aberystywth.


New Active Travel route to Comins Coch completed

New Active Travel route to Comins Coch completed

13/05/2024

After six months of hard work during poor winter weather conditions, local contractors working on behalf of Ceredigion County Council completed construction of the new path in early April.


Arad Goch’s Opening Doors Festival celebrates 10 years with support from UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and ARFOR

Arad Goch’s Opening Doors Festival celebrates 10 years with support from UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and ARFOR

13/05/2024

Back in March of this year, Arad Goch was busy celebrating its 10th anniversary of the Opening Doors Festival which was established in 1996. Opening Doors is a Welsh international theatre festival for young audiences and is organised by Arad Goch Theatre Company in Aberystwyth.


Ceredigion food and drink producers at the top at the Welsh Food and Drink Awards 2024

Ceredigion food and drink producers at the top at the Welsh Food and Drink Awards 2024

10/05/2024

Several food and drink producers in Ceredigion have come out on top at the Wales Food and Drink Awards 2024 that was held in Swansea on Thursday 09 May.


Young people given opportunity to apply for £1,500 bursary

Young people given opportunity to apply for £1,500 bursary

09/05/2024

Young people in Ceredigion have the opportunity to win a £1,500 bursary to help with their future aspirations.


Ceredigion couple face fines and forfeiture order for counterfeit clothing

Ceredigion couple face fines and forfeiture order for counterfeit clothing

08/05/2024

A Ceredigion couple who sold counterfeit clothing, footwear, and fragrances on local online marketplaces on social media have been fined by Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court after an investigation by Ceredigion County Council’s Trading Standards Officers.


Ceredigion young people take part in the Rhoi dy Farn ballot 2024

Ceredigion young people take part in the Rhoi dy Farn ballot 2024

08/05/2024

More than 2,000 young people in Ceredigion have voted for the topics that they consider are most important to them.


Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed Powys Police Area elected

Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed Powys Police Area elected

03/05/2024

The Police and Crime Commissioner for the Dyfed Powys Police Area is Dafydd Llywelyn, Plaid Cymru.


Helping you to live independently in Ceredigion

Helping you to live independently in Ceredigion

26/04/2024

Are you looking for support to live independently?


Residents reminded of changes to waste collections on Bank Holiday Mondays

Residents reminded of changes to waste collections on Bank Holiday Mondays

26/04/2024

Residents are reminded of the changes to waste collections on bank holiday Mondays, ahead of the May Bank Holidays.


Ceredigion Museum and community group Voices from the Edge collaborate with British Museum on touring exhibition: For the curious and interested

Ceredigion Museum and community group Voices from the Edge collaborate with British Museum on touring exhibition: For the curious and interested

24/04/2024

From 27 April to 07 September 2024, a new British Museum Touring Exhibition featuring rarely seen treasures from the collection of Sir Hans Sloane will travel to Ceredigion Museum in Aberystwyth.


Employment support helps Ceredigion resident secure job in local area

Employment support helps Ceredigion resident secure job in local area

23/04/2024

Ceredigion’s Employability Support services has helped a Ceredigion resident, Kimberly, 23, to secure a job in her local area.


Opportunity to have your say on future of Care Home

Opportunity to have your say on future of Care Home

23/04/2024

A consultation on the potential transfer of residential care services from Tregerddan Residential Care Home to Hafan y Waun Care Home is currently underway, following Cabinet approval on 19 March 2024.


First Mid Wales Growth Deal project given green light to the final stage of business case development

First Mid Wales Growth Deal project given green light to the final stage of business case development

22/04/2024

During its meeting on 19th April, the Growing Mid Wales Board granted approval of the Outline Business Case (OBC) for the Elan Valley Lakes project. This decision marks a major milestone for the Growth Deal as the first project to advance to the next stage of development under the Board's approval.


Opening of Delineate Global Operations & Technology Centre in Llandysul, Ceredigion

Opening of Delineate Global Operations & Technology Centre in Llandysul, Ceredigion

12/04/2024

A technology company has chosen West Wales as the centre of operations for its global customer base, helping to strengthen the Welsh tech sector and opening up opportunities for local people in Ceredigion.


Help the Digital Revolution: Mid Wales businesses sought to participate in Connectivity Survey

Help the Digital Revolution: Mid Wales businesses sought to participate in Connectivity Survey

11/04/2024

As the digital landscape continues to evolve, Growing Mid Wales announces the launch of the Business Digital Connectivity Survey, aimed at businesses across the region, to better understand their current and future needs.


Essential training for Ceredigion resident helps career development

Essential training for Ceredigion resident helps career development

09/04/2024

Andrew is a carer for his wife, and loved the idea of being a bus driver. He met this ambition after essential training from the Welsh Government’s Communities for Work+ scheme (CFW+).


Young people present wellbeing bench to charity in Aberystwyth

Young people present wellbeing bench to charity in Aberystwyth

08/04/2024

On 02 April 2024, members of Aberystwyth Community Ambassadors Youth Group presented a wellbeing bench to Aberystwyth Charity, HAHAV. The bench will be placed in the garden at Plas Antaron for clients, visitors and staff to enjoy


Autism Awareness Week: employment support secures Ceredigion resident with autism two jobs in local area

Autism Awareness Week: employment support secures Ceredigion resident with autism two jobs in local area

05/04/2024

Ian, who is 35 and lives in Borth, has been in and out of seasonal jobs for a number of years, mainly in cleaning and customer service-based roles.


Opportunity for residents to attend contact sessions with BT’s ‘Digital Voice’

Opportunity for residents to attend contact sessions with BT’s ‘Digital Voice’

02/04/2024

In line with BT's (British Telecommunications) involvement in the broader industry movement towards digital landlines by 2025, BT are hosting events for customers to discuss any question or concerns about the network changes.


Just two weeks left to register to vote for Police and Crime Commissioner Election

Just two weeks left to register to vote for Police and Crime Commissioner Election

02/04/2024

With only two weeks until the voter registration deadline for the Police and Crime Commissioner Election on 02 May 2024, Ceredigion County Council urges residents to make sure they are registered in time.


West Wales launches new Strategy for Maternity and Early Years Services

West Wales launches new Strategy for Maternity and Early Years Services

28/03/2024

Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, and Hywel Dda University Health Board, along with third sector partners, have commenced the Maternity and Early Years Strategy 2022-26, demonstrating the importance of priotising integrated child services.


Residents reminded of changes to waste collections on bank holiday Mondays

Residents reminded of changes to waste collections on bank holiday Mondays

25/03/2024

Residents are reminded of the changes to waste collections on bank holidays.


Successful decarbonisation event empowers businesses to pave the way to a sustainable future

Successful decarbonisation event empowers businesses to pave the way to a sustainable future

20/03/2024

Growing Mid Wales, in partnership with Powys and Ceredigion County Councils, hosted a decarbonisation event on Monday 11 March at Bargoed Farm, bringing together industry leaders, experts, and businesses committed to exploring ways to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs.


Appeal for accommodation to help resettle refugees

Appeal for accommodation to help resettle refugees

20/03/2024

Residents in Ceredigion who own a privately rented property may be able to help resettle refugees in the county.


Recognition given to member of Council committee

Recognition given to member of Council committee

15/03/2024

At an Ethics and Standards Committee meeting held on 4 December 2024, John Weston was given recognition for 6 years of service to the Committee. His term of office came to an end on 22 February 2024 following his role as Vice-Chair on the Committee.


Warm Welcome Spaces support residents in Ceredigion

Warm Welcome Spaces support residents in Ceredigion

14/03/2024

Residents in Ceredigion were able to access over 54 Warm Welcome Spaces throughout the County over the winter months of 2023-24.


Exploring opportunities for a digital revolution in Mid Wales

Exploring opportunities for a digital revolution in Mid Wales

13/03/2024

Gigabit broadband is an emerging technology that both families and businesses can greatly benefit from. Current grant-funded projects available could significantly help Mid Wales boost its connectivity infrastructure, but it can be confusing when exploring what options are out there. We want to help clarify that information so that you, as residents and businesses across Ceredigion and Powys, can make informed choices to suit your needs.


Call for applications for new Cynnal y Cardi Events Programme Fund

Call for applications for new Cynnal y Cardi Events Programme Fund

13/03/2024

A new funding opportunity has been launched to support the Council’s commitment to attract more international or national events to Ceredigion.


Funding allocated to 14 projects to increase adult numeracy across Mid Wales

Funding allocated to 14 projects to increase adult numeracy across Mid Wales

13/03/2024

Following a recent call for applications for projects seeking to improve adult numeracy skills, 14* projects across the Mid Wales region have been approved.


Flood Warning in force: Tidal area at Cardigan

Flood Warning in force: Tidal area at Cardigan

12/03/2024

A Flood Warning has been issued by Natural Resources Wales for the Tidal area at Cardigan.


Ceredigion Youth Council chat with Elin Jones MS

Ceredigion Youth Council chat with Elin Jones MS

08/03/2024

On 12 February 2024, members of Ceredigion Youth Council visited Senedd Cymru in Cardiff, and met with Elin Jones MS to discuss key issues that are important to young people.


Ceredigion pupils launch new book on World Book Day 2024

Ceredigion pupils launch new book on World Book Day 2024

07/03/2024

On World Book Day 2024, a new book was launched that was written and created by Year 2 pupils in Ceredigion primary schools and the county’s three language centres.


Ceredigion pupils leave their mark on site of new School in Dyffryn Aeron

Ceredigion pupils leave their mark on site of new School in Dyffryn Aeron

06/03/2024

Pupils from Ciliau Parc, Dihewyd and Felinfach schools have signed their names on to a material used to build the new school in Dyffryn Aeron.


Ceredigion businesses celebrate St David’s Day

Ceredigion businesses celebrate St David’s Day

06/03/2024

Businesses in Tregaron, Llandysul and Cardigan celebrated St David's Day this year by taking part in Cered: Menter Iaith Ceredigion’s Window Decorating competition.


Aled presents at Wales Youth Work Excellence Awards 2023

Aled presents at Wales Youth Work Excellence Awards 2023

05/03/2024

On 22 February 2024, Aled Lewis, Ceredigion’s former Member of UK Youth Parliament was invited to present an award at this year’s Wales Youth Work Excellence Awards held in Venue Cymru, Llandudno.


Council launches brand new My Account service

Council launches brand new My Account service

29/02/2024

Residents in Ceredigion can now access a personalised dashboard of information following the launch of My Account.


Council budget approved for 2024-2025

Council budget approved for 2024-2025

29/02/2024

The 2024-2025 budget for Ceredigion County Council has been approved in a Council meeting held on Thursday, 29 February 2024.


Ceredigion Youth Council elect new Chair and MYP for 2023-24

Ceredigion Youth Council elect new Chair and MYP for 2023-24

27/02/2024

On 20 October 2023, Ceredigion Youth Council elected a new Chair and a new Member of UK Youth Parliament to represent Ceredigion in 2023-24.


A number of events to celebrate St David’s Day

A number of events to celebrate St David’s Day

26/02/2024

Once again this year the Welsh dragon will fly high to celebrate St David's Day.


Communities for Work+ scheme helps single parent to return to work

Communities for Work+ scheme helps single parent to return to work

12/02/2024

A single parent from Ceredigion has gained full time employment through the help of Welsh Government’s Communities for Work+ scheme.


Five projects get UKSPF money to boost adult numeracy skills in Ceredigion

Five projects get UKSPF money to boost adult numeracy skills in Ceredigion

09/02/2024

Five projects have received Shared Prosperity Fund (Levelling Up) grants to help people manage their money and improve their wellbeing.


Opinions sought across Mid Wales on energy and transport use

Opinions sought across Mid Wales on energy and transport use

08/02/2024

Local area energy planning (LAEP) is taking place across the whole of Wales right now to understand everyone’s energy and transport use now and for the future.


Business Leaders Needed to Support the Delivery of the Mid Wales Growth Deal

Business Leaders Needed to Support the Delivery of the Mid Wales Growth Deal

07/02/2024

Business leaders and economic experts are being sought to support the development and delivery of the Mid Wales Growth Deal.


Residents reminded to bring a photo ID to vote in May Election

Residents reminded to bring a photo ID to vote in May Election

31/01/2024

For the first time in Wales, including Ceredigion, eligible voters will need to show accepted form of photo ID to vote in some elections, including the Police and Crime Commissioner Election on 02 May 2024.


Theatr Felinfach Pantomime on your screens

Theatr Felinfach Pantomime on your screens

24/01/2024

There were a few reasons to celebrate at Theatr Felinfach back in December including celebrating the 75th anniversary of the National Health Service as part of the Theatr’s Welsh language Christmas performance.


An individual ‘turns his life around’ after receieving employment support

An individual ‘turns his life around’ after receieving employment support

24/01/2024

Are you struggling to find employment? Do you need support to develop new skills?


School receives ‘Investors in Carers’ award

School receives ‘Investors in Carers’ award

23/01/2024

Ysgol Bro Teifi have been recognised for their commitment and support for young carers and staff members who attend the school.


Tours for Welsh Learners at Amgueddfa Ceredigion Museum

Tours for Welsh Learners at Amgueddfa Ceredigion Museum

22/01/2024

Amgueddfa Ceredigion Museum put on a treat for staff on Ceredigion County Council’s Work Welsh programme in the run up to Christmas, welcoming the Council’s learners to a special Welsh-medium tour of some of the museum’s treasures.


Amber weather warning for high winds as Storm Isha to hit Ceredigion

Amber weather warning for high winds as Storm Isha to hit Ceredigion

19/01/2024

An Amber weather warning has been issued by the Met Office and is valid from 18:00 Sunday 21 January until 09:00 Monday 22 January 2024.



Upcoming event on Sustainable business solutions in Mid Wales: Minimising emissions and costs

Upcoming event on Sustainable business solutions in Mid Wales: Minimising emissions and costs

18/01/2024

A free event for Mid Wales businesses to explore ways to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs is being held by Growing Mid Wales, in partnership with Powys and Ceredigion County Councils.


Supporting local communities and businesses in Ceredigion

Supporting local communities and businesses in Ceredigion

12/01/2024

The Cynnal y Cardi fund will re-open for a second round of applications on 01 February 2024.


Welcome to Ceredigion postcards to be distributed

Welcome to Ceredigion postcards to be distributed

05/01/2024

At the start of the new year, an exciting project has been launched to promote the Welsh language and its culture among people moving to Ceredigion.


A message by the Leader of Ceredigion County Council

A message by the Leader of Ceredigion County Council

28/12/2023

"Another year has flown by, and it’s a year we can be proud of on many levels.


Residents’ views and knowledge sought on conservation areas in Ceredigion

Residents’ views and knowledge sought on conservation areas in Ceredigion

27/12/2023

Residents and interested parties in Ceredigion are being asked for their views on the Lampeter, Llandysul and Tregaron conservation areas.


Opening hours during the festive period 2023

Opening hours during the festive period 2023

21/12/2023

Council services will be closed between 23 and 26 December 2023, and then between 30 December and 01 January 2024.


‘Eat well, spend less’ booklets distributed

‘Eat well, spend less’ booklets distributed

19/12/2023

Community food groups received free booklets to help people eat well for less this winter.


An act of kindness by the Chairman

An act of kindness by the Chairman

19/12/2023

Ceredigion pupils from across the county were given the opportunity to design a Christmas card as part of a Christmas card design competition recently.


New radio show to promote the Welsh language

New radio show to promote the Welsh language

18/12/2023

A new radio show has been launched to discuss everything to do with the Welsh language and its culture.


Waste collections arrangements this festive period

Waste collections arrangements this festive period

15/12/2023

Waste collection arrangements for Christmas and New Year will vary each year to reflect the day of the week that they fall on.


Celebrating Christmas with Ceredigion Music Service

Celebrating Christmas with Ceredigion Music Service

15/12/2023

A Christmas celebration was held at The Great Hall in Aberystwyth on Tuesday, 05 December 2023, with Ceredigion Music Service.


Changes ahead for Ceredigion Council Tax premiums

Changes ahead for Ceredigion Council Tax premiums

14/12/2023

Council Tax premiums on second home and long-term empty properties in Ceredigion will change from April 2024 onwards.


Sale agreement reached on former Care Home

Sale agreement reached on former Care Home

11/12/2023

A former care home in Penparcau, Aberystwyth has been sold.


Young people organise a community coffee morning

Young people organise a community coffee morning

07/12/2023

A group of young people held a coffee morning on 30 November 2023 at Aberaeron.


Improvement works at Plascrug swimming pool

Improvement works at Plascrug swimming pool

05/12/2023

The swimming pools at Plascrug Leisure Centre will temporarily close to undergo essential upgrades to improve the facilities offered to the public.


Residents’ views sought on Ceredigion’s second Wellbeing Centre

Residents’ views sought on Ceredigion’s second Wellbeing Centre

29/11/2023

Following the successful opening of the Council’s first Wellbeing Centre in Lampeter earlier this year, residents are invited to share their views on the second Wellbeing Centre in the county.


Keep Treasure in Ceredigion Say Friends of Museum

Keep Treasure in Ceredigion Say Friends of Museum

28/11/2023

The Friends of Ceredigion Museum are seeking support to keep a nationally important hoard of Bronze Age metalwork in Ceredigion. The exciting find of over fifty bronze tools, weapons and body ornaments was made by metal detectorists Craig Hearne and Kieran Slade in Llangeitho in 2020.


Aled represents Ceredigion in UK Youth Parliament takeover 2023

Aled represents Ceredigion in UK Youth Parliament takeover 2023

27/11/2023

On 17 November 2023, Ceredigion’s Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP), Aled Lewis represented the county in the annual UK Youth Parliament live debate in the House of Commons, London. The debate was chaired by the Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle.


Celebrating 10 years since display of Food Hygiene Ratings became a requirement

Celebrating 10 years since display of Food Hygiene Ratings became a requirement

27/11/2023

It’s 10 years since Wales led the way as the first country in the UK to make the display of food hygiene ratings a legal requirement. Since November 2013, businesses in Wales have been required by law to display their food hygiene rating sticker in a prominent place – such as the front door, entrance or window.


Theatr Felinfach’s Welsh Christmas Pantomime 2023 – a Shoutout to the NHS

Theatr Felinfach’s Welsh Christmas Pantomime 2023 – a Shoutout to the NHS

23/11/2023

Christmas is upon us, and the nights are getting darker, the leaves are falling off the trees and the big coat is out of the cupboard! But, at Theatr Felinfach this December it’s an opportunity to sit back and enjoy the magic of the Welsh Christmas Pantomime this year with plenty of laughter, music and silliness.


Learn more about Wales in the first Wales Ambassador Week

Learn more about Wales in the first Wales Ambassador Week

20/11/2023

An online scheme providing people with training and knowledge about the special qualities of areas in Wales is urging more people to get involved and become an Ambassador during the inaugural Wales Ambassador Week from 20-26 November.


Aberystwyth Penparcau by-election results announced

Aberystwyth Penparcau by-election results announced

17/11/2023

Councillor Shelley Childs has been elected for the Aberystwyth Penparcau County Council electoral ward during the by-election held on Thursday, 16 November 2023.


Free festive parking for three Saturdays before Christmas

Free festive parking for three Saturdays before Christmas

16/11/2023

Christmas shopping in Ceredigion will be given a boost again this year with free all-day car parking on three Saturdays in the run-up to Christmas.


Mid Wales Growth Deal progressing positively towards delivery in 2024

Mid Wales Growth Deal progressing positively towards delivery in 2024

14/11/2023

‘2023 has seen good progress of the Mid Wales Growth Deal and it is now nearing the delivery phase’ is the update shared between UK and Welsh Government ministers and Powys and Ceredigion County Council Leaders at a virtual meeting held on 09th November.


Ceredigion nurseries on top at Mudiad Meithrin Awards Ceremony

Ceredigion nurseries on top at Mudiad Meithrin Awards Ceremony

13/11/2023

The winners of this year's Mudiad Meithrin Wales early years settings were announced at an awards ceremony held on Saturday 14 October.


Leaders joint statement in response to Centre of Technology statement

Leaders joint statement in response to Centre of Technology statement

09/11/2023

Ceredigion and Powys Councils are aware of and are monitoring the situation with the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT).


Ceredigion Fostering Families enjoy a pottery painting party

Ceredigion Fostering Families enjoy a pottery painting party

08/11/2023

On Saturday 21 October 2023, a group of Ceredigion’s Fostering Families gathered at Canolfan Steffan Community Support Base in Lampeter to take part in a pottery painting activity with Pot-Sian.


National Safeguarding Week focuses on support for rural communities

National Safeguarding Week focuses on support for rural communities

08/11/2023

Safeguarding our rural communities is the theme of a wide-ranging programme taking place across Mid and West Wales for National Safeguarding Week, starting on Monday, 13 November.


A feasibility study for post-16 provision

A feasibility study for post-16 provision

07/11/2023

A feasibility study will be held to look into possibility of developing post-16 provision in Ceredigion.


Reflecting on the community projects benefitted from the Community Renewal Fund

Reflecting on the community projects benefitted from the Community Renewal Fund

07/11/2023

In 2021, Ceredigion County Council and its local partners secured funding totalling £2,830,546 for community projects through the Community Renewal Fund (CRF) provided by the UK Government.


A map of Ceredigion Warm Welcome Spaces for winter 2023

A map of Ceredigion Warm Welcome Spaces for winter 2023

06/11/2023

The map which shows where the Warm Welcome Spaces are located across the county has been updated for winter 2023.


Community Housing Scheme available in Ceredigion

Community Housing Scheme available in Ceredigion

06/11/2023

A new Community Housing Scheme has been launched by Ceredigion County Council.


New Ceredigion Housing Strategy for 2023-2028

New Ceredigion Housing Strategy for 2023-2028

03/11/2023

Ceredigion has a new Housing Strategy for 2023-2028. The Strategy, ‘Housing for All’ was approved during a full Council meeting held on 26 October 2023.


Raising awareness of ways to prevent radicalisation

Raising awareness of ways to prevent radicalisation

02/11/2023

An event was recently held to launch a new toolkit for education staff to help raise awareness of extremist radicalisation in the Dyfed-Powys region.


Hafan y Waun Care Home transferred to Council ownership

Hafan y Waun Care Home transferred to Council ownership

01/11/2023

Families and residents of Hafan y Waun Care Home can rest assured that high quality services will continue following the official transfer of the home’s ownership to Ceredigion County Council.


Corporate Plan Consultation

Corporate Plan Consultation

31/10/2023

Mid Wales residents are being given the opportunity to comment on a Corporate Plan for the region’s Corporate Joint Committee (CJC).


Changes to Ceredigion Household Waste Sites

Changes to Ceredigion Household Waste Sites

27/10/2023

The rules for the Household Waste Sites (HWS) in Ceredigion will change as of Monday, 06 November 2023.


Official opening of Lampeter Wellbeing Centre by Lynne Neagle MS, Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Official opening of Lampeter Wellbeing Centre by Lynne Neagle MS, Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing

27/10/2023

The Wellbeing Centre in Lampeter, the first of its kind in the county, was officially opened this week by Lynne Neagle, MS, Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing.


Launch of multiuse and multilingual platform for new settlers in Ceredigion

Launch of multiuse and multilingual platform for new settlers in Ceredigion

26/10/2023

New settlers in Ceredigion are now able to access a free information service in their language of choice, following the launch of the 220 Soft Platform at all Ceredigion libraries.


Have your say on Ceredigion’s Strategic Equality Plan

Have your say on Ceredigion’s Strategic Equality Plan

24/10/2023

Have your say on Ceredigion County Council’s new Strategic Equality Plan.


Recognition for Ceredigion’s Energy Efficiency work

Recognition for Ceredigion’s Energy Efficiency work

18/10/2023

Ceredigion County Council has been awarded Special Commendation in the National Council or Local Authority of the Year category at the National Energy Efficiency Awards Ceremony held in Birmingham on 29 September 2023.


Celebrating Menopause Awareness Month in an empowering event

Celebrating Menopause Awareness Month in an empowering event

18/10/2023

The Wellbeing Centre in Lampeter will host an important presentation on the complex journey of menopause on 26 October 2023.


National Adoption Week calls on more Welsh people to consider adoption

National Adoption Week calls on more Welsh people to consider adoption

17/10/2023

This National Adoption Week, 16-22 October 2023, the National Adoption Service for Wales (NAS) is continuing its mission to get more people to consider adoption, as sibling groups, children with additional needs, and older children across Wales still wait to find their ‘forever home’.


Raising awareness of hate crime on the local pitch

Raising awareness of hate crime on the local pitch

16/10/2023

*Cancelled: Players and fans will show their support to Hate Crime Awareness Week during a football match held in Aberystwyth on Friday 20 October 2023.


Measures to reduce alcohol related anti-social behaviour to continue for a further three years

Measures to reduce alcohol related anti-social behaviour to continue for a further three years

13/10/2023

The Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) that address alcohol related anti-social behaviour have been extended in three town centres in Ceredigion.


Celebrating the Welsh language on Diwrnod Shwmae Su’mae

Celebrating the Welsh language on Diwrnod Shwmae Su’mae

09/10/2023

Countless events are underway in Ceredigion to celebrate the Welsh language ahead of Diwrnod Shwmae Su’mae on 15 October 2023.


Age-friendly Ceredigion: Success at International Older Persons Day event

Age-friendly Ceredigion: Success at International Older Persons Day event

09/10/2023

A public event for residents was held on 02 October 2023 to celebrate International Older Persons Day.


Theatr Felinfach to open the show Carwyn this autumn

Theatr Felinfach to open the show Carwyn this autumn

03/10/2023

Theatr Felinfach looks forward to welcoming the English performance of the one-man show Carwyn on 10 October 2023.


Have your say on polling stations locations in Ceredigion

Have your say on polling stations locations in Ceredigion

02/10/2023

Residents’ views are sought on the proposed changes to polling stations locations in the county.


First slice of Growth Deal funding on its way to Mid Wales

First slice of Growth Deal funding on its way to Mid Wales

02/10/2023

Growing Mid Wales, a regional partnership and engagement arrangement between the private and public sectors, and with UK and Welsh Government, has unlocked the first allocation of funding from both governments as part of the Mid Wales Growth Deal agreement.


Growing Mid Wales Partnership reflects on achievements to date

Growing Mid Wales Partnership reflects on achievements to date

29/09/2023

On 18th September, at a regional partnership meeting aimed at promoting and representing the region’s priorities for economic development, the renewed vision for economic growth in Mid Wales was discussed. The Growing Mid Wales Partnership reviewed key milestones to date and considered where the regional approach to economic development needed to be adapted further to reflect a number of challenges.


Call for applications in Ceredigion to come forward for the Cynnal y Cardi Fund

Call for applications in Ceredigion to come forward for the Cynnal y Cardi Fund

29/09/2023

A new funding opportunity has launched for individuals, businesses and communities in delivering sustainable yet innovative solutions to address some of the economic, social and environmental challenges facing rural areas in Ceredigion.


Ceredigion on top with EV charging point provision

Ceredigion on top with EV charging point provision

27/09/2023

You can now choose from 112 charging points across Ceredigion to charge your electric vehicle (EV).


Organisations and community groups encouraged to apply for the Community Ownership Fund

Organisations and community groups encouraged to apply for the Community Ownership Fund

26/09/2023

The UK Government’s Community Ownership Fund has awarded £4 million to 18 projects in Wales in their latest round of applications, with one organisation in particular from Ceredigion receiving £300,000 from the Fund.


Yellow warning of wind for Ceredigion

Yellow warning of wind for Ceredigion

26/09/2023

High winds are expected this week as Storm Agnes hits the the majority of Wales, including Ceredigion.


Theatr Fach Llandysul performs for the first time at the Elen Fair Event

Theatr Fach Llandysul performs for the first time at the Elen Fair Event

26/09/2023

In the middle of all the Owain Glyndwr Day celebrations at Ffair Elen in Llandysul on Saturday 16 September, Theatr Fach Llandysul performed for the very first time.


Businesses views sought on the skills landscape of Mid Wales

Businesses views sought on the skills landscape of Mid Wales

22/09/2023

The Mid Wales Regional Skills Partnership (RSP) is interested in what you have to say about the challenges you face as a business and is currently running a short, 5-minute survey to find out more about these challenges, especially around the recruitment of skills, now and in the future.


Ysgol Llwyn yr Eos Summer Food and Fun Scheme Success

Ysgol Llwyn yr Eos Summer Food and Fun Scheme Success

22/09/2023

30 Ceredigion pupils took part in the Welsh Local Government Association's (WLGA) Food and Fun Scheme at Ysgol Llwyn yr Eos this summer.


Sharing experiences and culture through Voices from the Edge project

Sharing experiences and culture through Voices from the Edge project

21/09/2023

Are you part of the Global Majority and live in West Wales?


Over 40 organisations unite to celebrate Older Persons Day 2023 in Ceredigion

Over 40 organisations unite to celebrate Older Persons Day 2023 in Ceredigion

21/09/2023

As the world comes together to honour and appreciate our older population, Ceredigion is gearing up for a remarkable celebration of Older Persons Day 2023. With the aim of fostering inclusivity, support, and a sense of community among individuals aged 50 and over, this event promises to be a memorable gathering.


fflecsi Bwcabus Service to end

fflecsi Bwcabus Service to end

21/09/2023

The fflecsi Bwcabus service is due to end on 31 October 2023.


Call for projects in Mid Wales to come forward for the Multiply funding programme

Call for projects in Mid Wales to come forward for the Multiply funding programme

20/09/2023

From Monday 2nd of October, projects operating in the Local Authority areas of Ceredigion and Powys can apply for funding for the Multiply programme. Mid Wales has a budget of £5 million for Multiply projects up to December 2024.


An opportunity to socialise in Welsh in Llechryd

An opportunity to socialise in Welsh in Llechryd

20/09/2023

A Welsh Coffee Morning has been set up in the Coracle Hall in Llechryd to give an opportunity for Welsh learners to practise and socialise in Welsh.


Farmer fined for not adhering to TB regulations

Farmer fined for not adhering to TB regulations

20/09/2023

A Ceredigion farmer who ignored requirements to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis and who also obstructed authorised officers has been fined a total of £9,000 after pleading guilty to charges bought under Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) Regulations.


Opportunity for Ceredigion aspiring entrepreneurs

Opportunity for Ceredigion aspiring entrepreneurs

19/09/2023

A new project by Menter a Busnes will give 24 aspiring Ceredigion entrepreneurs an opportunity to gain valuable insight and to learn from the very best entrepreneurs at home, and abroad.


Have your say on Second Home and Long-term Empty Property Council Tax Premiums

Have your say on Second Home and Long-term Empty Property Council Tax Premiums

18/09/2023

A consultation has launched asking for your views on what level of council tax premiums should be charged on long-term empty properties and second homes in Ceredigion.


Author visit inspires Ceredigion’s young people

Author visit inspires Ceredigion’s young people

18/09/2023

On Monday 11 September 2023, Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2022-2024, Joseph Coelho, visited Lampeter Library as part of his nationwide ‘Library Marathon’ mission to join a library in every local authority in the UK.


Look out for the new 20mph signs in Ceredigion this weekend

Look out for the new 20mph signs in Ceredigion this weekend

15/09/2023

The change to a national default 20mph speed limit on restricted/street-lit roads across Wales, introduced by Welsh Government, will come into effect on Sunday 17 September 2023.


Engagement from the community needed to transform Tregaron’s digital future

Engagement from the community needed to transform Tregaron’s digital future

15/09/2023

Ceredigion County Council is committed to being one the best-connected rural counties in the UK, with the aim to improve all types of fixed and mobile connectivity in order to support business growth, the economy, residents’ quality of life, tourism, and the environment. Currently, there are several projects being carried out in order to achieve this through various schemes and funding options; one of these is Openreach’s bid to bring ultrafast, ultra-reliable full fibre broadband to local homes and businesses in Tregaron.


Thank you Ceredigion for keeping our county clean

Thank you Ceredigion for keeping our county clean

14/09/2023

It’s been another great summer in Ceredigion, with local people and visitors alike enjoying everything that the county has to offer. One of Ceredigion’s best assets is the local environment which is very much valued and respected by most.


Culture and imagination continues at Theatr Felinfach during the autumn and winter

Culture and imagination continues at Theatr Felinfach during the autumn and winter

13/09/2023

As the summer draws to a close here’s an opportunity for you to take a glimpse of Theatr Felinfach’s programme for the next few months. Although the days will shorten, culture and imagination will continue.


Net Zero: What are the opportunities and challenges for businesses in Mid Wales?

Net Zero: What are the opportunities and challenges for businesses in Mid Wales?

12/09/2023

Ceredigion County Council and Powys County Councils continue to collaborate with partners in Mid Wales on a range of strategic matters that help to transform and grow the regional economy. From delivering the Mid Wales Growth Deal and the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and leading on the Skills agenda, the work of Growing Mid Wales continues to grow from strength to strength.


Young People’s Photography Competition to celebrate Youth Work Week 2023

Young People’s Photography Competition to celebrate Youth Work Week 2023

11/09/2023

Youth Work Week in Wales took place between 23 and 30 June 2023 this year. It was an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the impact and diversity of Youth Work across Wales.


RAAC – Ceredigion Statement

RAAC – Ceredigion Statement

08/09/2023

The Council has no immediate concerns that RAAC, or reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete, has been used to construct school buildings in Ceredigion. However, to reassure parents/guardians, the Council will be conducting further detailed assessments on schools which were built or extended between the 1950/60s and 1990 to fully clarify the situation. We will not be conducting assessments on schools built before 1950, nor new schools. The health and safety of learners, teachers, staff, parents/guardians and carers is a priority for us as a county. Therefore, in line with other Local Authorities in Wales, we will be working closely with Welsh Government over the coming weeks to fully evaluate the situation in Ceredigion.


Ceredigion Youth Worker takes part in an international Youth Work programme in Germany!

Ceredigion Youth Worker takes part in an international Youth Work programme in Germany!

08/09/2023

Cara Jones, a Youth Worker from Ceredigion was selected to represent Wales in the 31st International Leadership Programme for Rural Youth Work in Herrsching, Germany. Cara travelled to Germany in August 2023 and spent a fortnight with 77 other Youth Workers and Leaders from 46 countries at the House of Bavarian Agriculture, the educational institution of the Bavarian Farmers' Association, in Herrsching on Lake Ammersee.


Autumnal adventures with Ar Gered

Autumnal adventures with Ar Gered

07/09/2023

Would you like to take the best autumnal photos for your Instagram? Or would you like to learn the Welsh names for all the trees in the forest? If so, how about joining the crew from your local Menter Iaith and go ‘Ar Gered’?


Highlighting World Suicide Prevention Day

Highlighting World Suicide Prevention Day

06/09/2023

World Suicide Prevention Day will be held on 10 September 2023, and Ceredigion County Council is proud to support the campaign.


Ceredigion’s Menopause Policy welcomed

Ceredigion’s Menopause Policy welcomed

05/09/2023

For the first time in its history, a menopause policy has been supported by Councillors to be implemented across Ceredigion County Council.


Free school meals extended for pupils Year 6 and under in Ceredigion

Free school meals extended for pupils Year 6 and under in Ceredigion

01/09/2023

The scheme which provides free school meals for children in Ceredigion has been extended to include Year 5 and 6 pupils from September 2023 onwards.


Residents to have their say on Conservation Area Appraisals and Management Plans in the County

Residents to have their say on Conservation Area Appraisals and Management Plans in the County

01/09/2023

Residents and interested parties in Ceredigion are being asked for their views on the Aberaeron, Aberystwyth, Cardigan and Llanbadarn Fawr conservation areas.


Eight arrests following drugs warrants in Aberystwyth and Birmingham

Eight arrests following drugs warrants in Aberystwyth and Birmingham

25/08/2023

Officers from Dyfed-Powys Police have made eight arrests following a number of warrants in Ceredigion and the West Midlands area.


GCSE successes in Ceredigion Schools

GCSE successes in Ceredigion Schools

24/08/2023

The GCSE examination results published today by the WJEC indicate that high standards are being achieved in Ceredigion schools.


Changes to Local Bus Services in Ceredigion

Changes to Local Bus Services in Ceredigion

21/08/2023

Changes to Local Bus Services in Ceredigion


A level successes in Ceredigion schools

A level successes in Ceredigion schools

17/08/2023

The A Level examination results published today by the WJEC indicate that high standards are being achieved in Ceredigion schools.


Change to waste services over August Bank Holiday

Change to waste services over August Bank Holiday

17/08/2023

Ceredigion County Council has changed when it will be collecting waste on Bank Holiday Mondays.


Rali Ceredigion set to put county on the map

Rali Ceredigion set to put county on the map

16/08/2023

The international rally event, Rali Ceredigion, returns to the county once again this year and will be held between 02 and 03 September 2023.


Ceredigion Council making swift progress in addressing Audit Wales planning service recommendations

Ceredigion Council making swift progress in addressing Audit Wales planning service recommendations

15/08/2023

A follow up report into a review of Ceredigion’s planning service by Audit Wales has found the Council is making swift progress in delivering improvements to the service.


Foster Wales Ceredigion highlights benefits of fostering with a local authority

Foster Wales Ceredigion highlights benefits of fostering with a local authority

11/08/2023

As Welsh Government moves ahead with plans to remove profit from the care of looked-after children, Foster Wales Ceredigion highlights the benefits of fostering with a local authority.


New exhibition highlights ancient links between Wales and Ireland

New exhibition highlights ancient links between Wales and Ireland

10/08/2023

A new cross-border visitor experience exploring the life of our earliest settlers has opened at Ceredigion Museum. The free and accessible resource explores evidence of life dating back to the Mesolithic period.


Ceredigion food producers at the top at the Great Taste Awards 2023

Ceredigion food producers at the top at the Great Taste Awards 2023

09/08/2023

Many Ceredigion food producers have come out on top with their 1, 2 and 3 star ratings at the Great Taste Awards 2023.


Ministerial visit on National Playday

Ministerial visit on National Playday

08/08/2023

The Deputy Minister for Social Services, Julie Morgan MS, visited Ceredigion on National Playday on Wednesday 02 August 2023.


Countdown to rollout of 20mph in Ceredigion

Countdown to rollout of 20mph in Ceredigion

07/08/2023

From 17 September 2023, the default 20mph speed limit will come into force on roads where people live, work and play in Ceredigion, and across Wales.


A successful year of Ceredigion Music Service

A successful year of Ceredigion Music Service

03/08/2023

To end a successful year for Ceredigion Music Service, school pupils from the music service recently participated in two special Prom Concerts.


Funding secured for Aberaeron Coastal Defence Scheme

Funding secured for Aberaeron Coastal Defence Scheme

02/08/2023

Ceredigion County Council has successfully obtained funding from the Welsh Government to proceed with the construction of the Aberaeron Coastal Defence Scheme.


Rogue Trader jailed for 32 months

Rogue Trader jailed for 32 months

01/08/2023

A Rogue Trader, described by his victims as a thief, a liar and a conman has been jailed for 32 months following a successful prosecution brought by Carmarthenshire Trading Standards.


Recognition given to long-standing member of Council committee

Recognition given to long-standing member of Council committee

31/07/2023

At an Ethics and Standards Committee meeting held on 05 June 2023, Caroline White was given recognition for 10 years of service to the Committee.


Question time in the Chamber with Ceredigion Youth Council

Question time in the Chamber with Ceredigion Youth Council

28/07/2023

Ceredigion Youth Council held a successful question and answer session in the Council Chamber on 14 July 2023. This is the sixth year for the Youth Council to organise such an event.


Rogue trader sentenced after charging £4,600 for painting tiles orange

Rogue trader sentenced after charging £4,600 for painting tiles orange

26/07/2023

A rogue trader has received a community order after pleading guilty to defrauding a vulnerable consumer in mid Ceredigion out of £4,600.


Growing opportunities in Mid Wales

Growing opportunities in Mid Wales

25/07/2023

On Monday, 24th of July at the Royal Welsh Show, Growing Mid Wales partners attended a reception to reflect on the progress that has been achieved to date and to look ahead at the next stages of development across all the region’s work.


Llanfarian Ward by-election result announced

Llanfarian Ward by-election result announced

21/07/2023

Councillor David Raymond Evans has been elected for the Llanfarian County Council electoral ward during the by-election held on Thursday, 20 July 2023.


Resuming the Cardi Bach bus service in Ceredigion

Resuming the Cardi Bach bus service in Ceredigion

21/07/2023

The Cardi Bach (552) service resumed in Ceredigion on Thursday, 20 July 2023.


Ceredigion Primary School visit to Ceredigion Museum

Ceredigion Primary School visit to Ceredigion Museum

20/07/2023

Pupils at St Padarn’s primary school visited Ceredigion Museum recently to take part in a thought-provoking project; Perthyn (belonging to/possessing).


Celebrating the Success of Ceredigion’s Athletes

Celebrating the Success of Ceredigion’s Athletes

19/07/2023

Ceredigion Sports Awards were held on 07 July 2023 to celebrate sporting talent in the county.


First turf cut on the site of a new school

First turf cut on the site of a new school

18/07/2023

The first turf has been cut on the site of the new school in Dyffryn Aeron and the building work is now underway.


Essential training for Ceredigion resident to kickstart his career

Essential training for Ceredigion resident to kickstart his career

11/07/2023

Owen Harrison had been out of work for over a year when he met Catrin, Communities For Work+ (CFW+) Employer Liaison Officer at a Job fayre in Lampeter.


Small Grants Scheme open to the voluntary sector in Ceredigion

Small Grants Scheme open to the voluntary sector in Ceredigion

11/07/2023

Voluntary youth groups and organisations in Ceredigion can apply for a grant to spend on suitable Youth Work activity.


Call for expressions of interest to develop New Quay’s Old Library and Reading Room

Call for expressions of interest to develop New Quay’s Old Library and Reading Room

10/07/2023

The New Quay community are invited to put forward expressions of interest to develop the site of the Old Library and Reading Room for educational purposes.


Official opening of Eos Integrated Children Centre and Cylch Meithrin Llanarth

Official opening of Eos Integrated Children Centre and Cylch Meithrin Llanarth

07/07/2023

An official opening was held on 07 July 2023 of Eos Integrated Children Centre, which is located at Llwyn yr Eos School in Penparcau Aberystwyth, and also Cylch Meithrin Llanarth.


Let’s all do our bit to keep Ceredigion clean

Let’s all do our bit to keep Ceredigion clean

06/07/2023

Let’s help keep Ceredigion clean this summer by dealing with our litter and dog waste legally and responsibly.


Ras yr Iaith returned to Ceredigion

Ras yr Iaith returned to Ceredigion

06/07/2023

Ras yr Iaith returned to Ceredigion this year on Thursday, 22 June 2023, with 450 children from schools in the Aberystwyth area taking part.


Ceredigion County Council Stakeholder Consultation

Ceredigion County Council Stakeholder Consultation

06/07/2023

During July and August Ceredigion County Council will be running a public consultation on its overall performance and progress in delivering its Corporate Well-being Objectives.


Ceredigion Foster Carers enjoy a family boat trip

Ceredigion Foster Carers enjoy a family boat trip

05/07/2023

Some of Ceredigion’s Fostering Families enjoyed a dolphin spotting boat trip in New Quay on Sunday, 25 June 2023.


Summer Reading Challenge 2023 – Ready, Set, Read

Summer Reading Challenge 2023 – Ready, Set, Read

05/07/2023

Ceredigion Library Service are pleased to take part in the Ready, Set, Read reading challenge for children this year.


Youth Talwrn y Beirdd returns in Ceredigion

Youth Talwrn y Beirdd returns in Ceredigion

04/07/2023

Following the success of the Youth Talwrn y Beirdd (poetry competition) which was held for the first time between Ceredigion schools at the 2022 National Eisteddfod, the event will be returning again this year to celebrate the creative talents of the county’s pupils.


Transfer of Care Home to Council ownership

Transfer of Care Home to Council ownership

04/07/2023

A Care Home in Aberystwyth will be transferred to Ceredigion County Council’s ownership by September 2023, which will maintain the high quality services provided there for residents and their families.


A GIF for Ystrad Fflur, Pumlumon and more

A GIF for Ystrad Fflur, Pumlumon and more

04/07/2023

A new collection of Welsh GIFs, which celebrate place names in Ceredigion, are now available.


Response to consultation on new learning opportunities in Tregaron

Response to consultation on new learning opportunities in Tregaron

29/06/2023

Responses to the consultation on how to spend the money from the sale of the Old County School in Tregaron was considered by the Charity Trustee Committee at its meeting held on Thursday, 29 June 2023.


Celebrating Youth Work Week 2023

Celebrating Youth Work Week 2023

23/06/2023

Youth Work Week in Wales will take place between 23 and 30 June 2023. It is an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the impact and diversity of Youth Work across Wales.