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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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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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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Moth Trapping

On our way home from a swim in Aberydtwyth last night there were loads of moths in the headlights so I decided to put the moth trap out. Unfortunately the wind filled in quite a bit overnight getting to around 30 knots, so despite the fact that the temperature stayed up close to 20°C there weren’t...

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Last Nights Moths

We put the moth trap out again last night, but with cooler temperatures and stronger winds there weren’t quite so many moths come the morning as there were the other night. That did of course make going through and identifying them a lot easier this morning and Morgan and I had fun doing so. It...

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