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Tourism Minister meets Cragen

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THE OUTDOOR theatre tour with important environmental message will continue to visit Wales’ beaches in August, having met the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport in Cardigan recently.

Lord Elis-Thomas met the team at Small World Theatre, who are behind Cragen – Wales’ legendary sea monster. Made entirely from re-purposed, recycled and plastic waste materials found in our oceans, this giant 20-metre long sea-faring monster was created to raise awareness of the harm single-use plastic is having on marine life.

Funded through the Welsh Government Tourism Product Innovation Fund (TPIF) the tour is part of Coasts Alive – the summer campaign for Visit Wales in celebration of the country’s epic shores as part of 2018’s Year of the Sea.

The Cragen will next be seen on August 17 at The Parrog, Goodwick, Pembrokeshire, followed by August 19 at Traeth Dolau, New Quay, Ceredigion and finally on September 2 at Beaumaris, Anglesey.

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport, Lord Elis-Thomas said: “It was a great opportunity to meet the team at Small World Theatre while in Cardigan – and indeed to meet Cragen itself! The tour is an opportunity to both celebrate our coastal communities as well as highlight the duty we all have to protect our marine life for future generations to enjoy.

“I wish the team well with the rest of the tour – and urge everyone to see if they can spot Cragen at one of the upcoming events.”

Full details of the Coasts Alive programme of summer events taking place around Wales can be found at visitwales.com/coastsalive

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18-year-old girl arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving

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POLICE have said they have arrested a driver in connection with a fatal collision which took place at Commins Coch on Saturday (Nov 16).

An 18-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The collision occurred on the A487 at around 10pm, and involved two vehicles.

Enquiries have revealed the involvement of a third car and yesterday the driver of this vehicle was arrested.

An 18-year-old woman – a passenger in a Vauxhall Astra – sadly died from injuries sustained in the incident. Her family is being supported by specialist officers.

The driver of the Astra remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Anyone travelling along this stretch of road at the time of the collision who had dash cam footage, or saw the collision, is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit.

You can report information online at: http://bit.ly/dppReportOnline, by email at: contactcentre@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908. Quote reference: DP-20191116-353

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Teenage passenger dies in A487 crash – police appealing for help

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DYFED POWYS POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision which occurred at around 10pm last night (Saturday, November 16) on the A487 at Commins Coch, Aberystwyth.

The collision involved two vehicles – a black Vauxhall Astra, which was travelling out of Aberystwyth heading towards the general direction of Bow Street, and a silver Audi A6.

Sadly, an 18-year-old sustained fatal injuries and passed away at hospital this morning. She was a passenger in the Vauxhall Astra.

Several casualties were also taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone travelling along this stretch of road at the time of the collision who had dash cam footage, or saw the collision or the vehicles involved, is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit.

You can report information online at: http://bit.ly/dppReportOnline, by email at: contactcentre@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908. Quote reference: DP-20191116-353

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Free parking in Ceredigion

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Car parking will be free in all Ceredigion County Council operated Pay and Display car parks on the three Saturdays before Christmas this year.

Parking charges at council operated Pay and Display car parks will be waived on December 7, 14 and 21 2019.

Rhodri Llwyd is Ceredigion County Council’s Corporate Lead Officer responsible for Highways and Environmental Services. He said. “Small businesses will be competing against online businesses for trade this Christmas. We want to do what we can to support Ceredigion businesses at this important time of year. We hope this step encourages more of us to shop locally this Christmas and enjoy what fantastic Ceredigion businesses have to offer.”

This decision contributes towards one of the council’s corporate priorities of boosting the economy.

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