Tagged: Ceredigion

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Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Distance: 9.93 miles Total Elevation Gain: 562m Highest Elevation: 158m Time: 1:54:51 Av. Pace: 11:34 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 139bpm Max Heart Rate: 180bpm Calories: 1199 I’ve just got back from running along the Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Coast Path. Not that unusual for me to be up to...

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Severe Weather Readiness

Winter is on it’s way… In light of last years storms and heavy snowfall over the past few years our status as Flood Wardens has been updated to cover other Emergencies as well and we have recently received the latest Emergency and Flood Plan for Borth and Ynyslas. We’ve also been forwarded some news from Ceredigion County Council about...

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Another New Moth Record

No, not a record in numbers, but just a new species for the garden, a lovely little Flame Carpet. Here’s the full list from last night – A nice manageable 45 moths from 18 different species. Enough to keep us busy, but not so many as top take all day to go through and identify...

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Ceredigion Sports Awards

As someone who has represented Team-GB in a sport and competed on an international level, I had been invited to attend the 2013 Ceredigion Sports Awards. These were held yesterday in Aberaeron to recognise sporting achievements across Ceredigion. Billed as the ‘International Awards Presentation’ there were 23 people being presented with awards. Anna and I decided...

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Scout Camp near Devil’s Bridge

Phew, we survived – and as far as I know the Scouts enjoyed themselves too. We have all just got back from a Scout camp that Anna and I organised. Since becoming Scout Leaders we have been on a couple of camps but this was the first one that we had organised and run on...

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Walking the Ceredigion Coast Path

It’s so nice with the light evenings and slightly warmer weather to be outdoors with the Scouts. The winter months become a little diffiuclt trying to organise suitable activities for them but now that the days are longer we can just go outdoors and do something. Last nights activity was a walk from Clarach to Borth along...

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Black-banded Moth in Ceredigion

It may not be the most exciting of moths to look at, but it has caused some excitement here today. It’s a Black-banded moth (Polymixis xanthomista) that I found in the trap last night. It’s fairly rare in the UK having a designation of ‘Nationally Scarce A’. It is a sub-species distinct from those in mainland...

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More August Moths

Temperatures remained above 15°C last night, with a little bit of rain and some mist, but we had a fairly good collection of moths in the trap this morning. 72 moths in total from 23 different species, including a couple of new ones. Here’s the list 2x Drinker 3x Willow Beauty 2x Gold Spot 1x...

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