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February 2019

Welsh Government extends High Street Rates Relief Scheme in 2019-2020 following Welsh BID lobbying

Following pressure from Welsh BIDS, including Advancing Aberystwyth, the Welsh Government has confirmed that the Business Rates Relief Scheme has been extended for another year through to 2019-2020.

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January 2019

Thousands attend Winterland & Ice Rink

Our Ice Rink and Winterland project proved to be a great success attracting over 57,000 visitors. Held in the grounds of Aberystwyth Castle and St Michaels Church between December 8th to January 2nd, approximately 12,000 ice rink tickets were sold with thousands more visiting the Winterland fairground rides and German Market Stalls.

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December 2018

Prom projects gather pace!

2019 is looking like it's going to be an exciting year that will see many of our Prom projects come to fruition. Over the past few months good progress has been made on the projects and we're hoping to launch some this year with others being more long term.

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September 2018

Outdoor Cinemas a huge success

Between May and September we held outdoor cinema screenings on Castle Green. Each event was a huge hit with hundreds of families coming along to join in the fun!

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May 2018

Ice Rink coming to town this Christmas!

Visitors to Aberystwyth over the festive period will be treated to a magical Ice Rink in the grounds of Aberystwyth Castle.

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Award won for partnership work with Arad Goch

We are delighted to announce that we've won first prize in the Small Business section of the Arts & Business Cymru awards.

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Giant Sand Pit to open on the Prom

This summer we’re opening a new Giant Sand Pit on the prom

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March 2018

Easter Fun Day

Join us for an Easter fun day at Aberystwyth Castle on Saturday March 31st. The FREE event will take place between 12pm-4pm.

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Advancing Aberystwyth shortlisted for award

We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for an award at the 2018 Arts & Business Cymru for our partnership work with theatre company Arad Goch in staging last summer’s Hen Linell Bell Festival.

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February 2018

Business benefits from cost saving scheme

One business that has benefited from our cost saving scheme is the jewellers, T.J. Davies &Son. They have already saved a considerable sum on their energy bills and are hoping for more savings on their merchant fees.

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Lisa plans to make a big impact

This month saw Lisa Dowse join our teams as our new Events & Projects Co-ordinator.

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