1964

A selection of headlines from the Cardigan and Tivy-side during 1964

  • 1964.08.14  Tivyside Agricultural Show holds crowd for 11 hours; heavy entries in mountain pony and Guernsey classes
  • 1964.08.21  NCE’s £88, 000 development in New Road; Welsh Office accepts scheme for 36 new dwellings
  • 1964.08.28  One swept away, four men rescues after boat overturns; holidaymaker’s desperate swim to raise alarm [Meirion James]
  • 1964.09.04  August traffic through Cardigan heaviest yet; need t extend one-way traffic system say police
  • 1964.09.11  Vandals desecrate Tenth century church at Penbryn; altar fouled and east window panel smashed
  • 1964.09.18  Halt threat to further expansion plans in Cardigan ; Board’s “ominous warning” over sewage disposal
  • 1964.10.02  Sir David’s £6, 000 “Great incentive to Eisteddfod”; London-Welsh philanthropist’s gift to Cardigan
  • 1964.10.09  Election campaigns move towards eve of poll climax; four-cornered fight for three West Wales seats
  • 1964.10.16  Consortium seeks to reopen negotiations on market plan; decision deferred to give co “time to think”
  • 1964.10.23  “Lack of direction form planners’ protests councillor; Co has to guess outcome of applications
  • 1964.10.30  Electricity Board ‘merger’ bombshell for Cardigan; district HQ to be transferred to Carmarthen?
  • 1964.11.06  Report of proposals on district merger confirmed; Co to seek advice of member of parliament
  • 1964.11.13  “Sufficient land for new town” says planning officer; recent applications for developments “something of record”
  • 1964.11.20  River Board sets 100-house limit on development; until £100, 000 plan is completed maybe by 1966
  • 1964.12.04  Fatstock exhibits best since the show’s revival; Birmingham winner leads in the beef section
  • 1964.12.18  New block of Crown Offices to be built at Cardigan; co welcomes plan for Pendre development
  • 1964.12.25  Christmas shopping heading for record in Cardigan; turkeys plentiful but severe shortage of geese