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Un o drysorau Cymru i’w gweld ar lein am y tro cyntaf

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Un o drysorauMAE LLYFRGELL Genedlaethol Cymru heddiw wedi cyhoeddi delweddau o un o brif drysorau llenyddol Cymru ar-lein am y tro cyntaf erioed.

Mae Llyfr Aneirin yn gyfrol o’r drydedd ganrif ar ddeg ac yn un o lyfrau pwysicaf Cymru. Cafodd y gyfrol ei chreu tua 1265 ac o fewn ei chloriau mae un o’r cerddi cynharaf Cymraeg a gyfansoddwyd gan Aneirin ar ddiwedd y 6ed ganrif.

Mae ‘Y Gododdin’ yn gerdd sy’n olrhain hanes 300 o filwyr teyrnas Manaw Gododdin yn gwledda am flwyddyn yng Nghaeredin cyn mynd i ymladd yn erbyn y Saeson yng Nghatraeth.

Dim ond tri o filwyr Manaw Gododdin wnaeth ddianc o’r frwydr yn fyw. Yn eu mysg oedd y bardd Aneirin ac fe aeth o ati wedyn i gyfansoddi cyfresm o awdlau i goffáu’r rhyfelwyr a gollwyd.

Dywedodd Dr Maredudd ap Huw, llyfrgellydd llawysgrifau Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: “Mae awdlau Aneirin yn gignoeth yn eu portread o erchylltra rhyfel.”

Mae’r delweddau o Lyfr Aneirin yn cael eu cyhoeddi ar lein i gyd-fynd ag arddangosfa ‘4 Llyfr: Eiconau Cymraeg Ynghyd’ yn y Llyfrgell Genedlaethol yn Aberystwyth.

Fel rhan o’r arddangosfa, ac am y tro cyntaf erioed, bydd pob un o brif lawysgrifau cynnar y Gymraeg i’w gweld yn yr un lle – gan gynnwys Llyfr Coch Hergest, sydd ar fenthyciad o Goleg Iesu Rhydychen.

Meddai Aled Gruffydd Jones, prif weithredwr a llyfrgellydd Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru:

“Dyma’r tro cyntaf erioed i brif drysorau llenyddol Cymru fod ynghyd ar gyfer ymwelwyr, ac mae’r tyrfaoedd eisoes yn pererindota i Aberystwyth i’w gweld.

“Er mwyn rhannu’r wefr o’u gweld, rydym yn rhoi’r olaf o lyfrau hynafol Cymru ar-lein, i ymuno â thrysorau megis Llyfr Du Caerfyrddin a Llyfr Coch Hergest ar y we fyd-eang.”

Gellir gweld delweddau digidol Llyfr Aneirin ar wefan y Llyfrgell a bydd yr arddangosfa ‘4 Llyfr: Eiconau Cymraeg Ynghyd’ ar agor hyd 15 Mawrth 2014.

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Chairman’s contribution to local charity

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Chairman of Ceredigion County Council, Councillor Hag Harris presenting a cheque of £400 to Elin Vaughan-Miles, Lampeter Family Coordinator.

AS Councillor Hag Harris’ year as Chairman of Ceredigion County Council for 2018-2019 draws to a close, the Chairman’s Annual Dinner was held. During the evening, donations were received supporting the charity of the Chair’s choice, which was Lampeter Family Centre.

Lampeter Family Centre is open five days a week to all families with children under the age of 11 years old. It is a free, open access environment which provides a service to families in a welcoming and non-judgemental environment.

The centre offers a variety of sessions throughout the week including baby group, lunch club, language and play sessions for parents and toddlers. They also offer free play sessions, craft activities and ‘Out and About’ sessions which promotes the services on offer in the community.

Councillor Hag Harris presented a cheque of £400 for Lampeter Family Centre and said, “It is a pleasure to present this money to a truly deserving charity. Lampeter Family Centre is a fantastic support service for families with young children. It is a great resource and benefit for the community.”

The Centre also offers a variety of courses for parents to gain new skills, including Welsh lessons to help families who have recently moved to the area to integrate into the community. Over the last year, the Centre has supported 102 families.

Lampeter Family Centre is situated at Canolfan Dulais, Pontfaen Road in Lampeter. For more information, phone 01570 423847 or email lampeterfamilycentre@gmail.com.

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Beach clean up by Aberaeron Community Ambassadors

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Aberaeron Community Ambassadors after the clean-up at Aberaeron beach.

ON Tuesday 26 March, Aberaeron Community Ambassadors organised and hosted a beach clean at Aberaeron beach during their lunch hour. Whilst carrying out the clean-up, the young people had the opportunity to learn about looking after the environment around them.

Aberaeron Community Ambassadors is made up of Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron pupils and members of Aberaeron Youth Club. The group is part of Ceredigion Youth Service and is led by young volunteers and local young people.

School-based Youth Worker at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron, Rebeca Davies said, “The ambassadors did a great job organising and hosting their first community project, which was well planned and executed. It’s fantastic to see that our young people are so eager to get involved and give up their time for the benefit their local communities. Well done to Aberaeron Community Ambassadors!”

The recently established group now has 20 members aged between 11-18. Its aim is to organise and undertake activities and events which will benefit the community around Aberaeron.

Thomas Evans, Head Boy at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron and Young Volunteer with Ceredigion Youth Service said, “We had a great time litter picking at our local beach. It was a really good opportunity to give something back to the community, and that is the aim of the group. The group is looking forward to our next project.”

Ceredigion Youth Service is the designated Service for young people aged 11-25 in Ceredigion, dedicated to supporting young people’s personal, social and educational development through specialised support and open access provision. For more information or to find out what opportunities are available to you, head over to their Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages at @GICeredigionYS or contact the team on youth@ceredigion.gov.uk.

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Cold temperatures likely to lead to icy conditions

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A YELLOW weather warning is in place over Wales from 10pm tonight (Jan 16) and 11am tomorrow morning (Jan 17).

As temperatures drop, there is a strong chance of ice patches causing dangerous conditions for motorists.

Icy patches developing with wintry showers also affecting some areas.

What to expect

  • Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces
  • Probably some ice on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths
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