1953


Detholiad o benawdau o’r Teifi-seid yn ystod 1953:

  • 1953.01.23  Two-day Celebrations to mark the Queen’s Coronation
  • 1953.01.30  “New Village” Foreseen at Greenland Medows; Shops, community and children’s corner in plan
  • 1953.02.06  Councillors see model of “Dream Centre” for Cardigan; details of 20-year master plan given by planning officer
  • 1953.02.13  Summer drinks extension challanged [sic] at Newchapel; leave granted to state a case at adjourned sessions
  • 1953.02.20  Sea threatens to isolate dwellings at Cwmyreglwys; £44-a-yard plan to protect sea wall from under-mining
  • 1953.02.27  “Breeze” during Bridge End playing field discussion; councillor alleges attempt to “sabotage” earlier public meeting
  • 1953.03.06  Sunken garden for picnics planned at the Netpool; “Father” of Cardigan council plants tree on his birthday
  • 1953.03.13  Ministers’ bid to curtail summer drink hours fails; magistrates refuse to vary 10.30 pm closing time at Newchapel
  • 1953.03.20  Modified points plan for Cardigan House allocation? new attempt to end “degrading practice of canvassing”
  • 1953.04.03  Up to their knees in water working in New Hall site; volunteer labourers’ grand effort at NCE
  • 1953.04.10  Rivers Board want £10,000 plant for Greenland Meadows; Cardigan housing committee faced with pollution charges
  • 1953.04.17  Eight members will fight to revive Chamber of Trade; NCE to be canvassed to save organization
  • 1953.04.24  Legion sends “Very strong protest” to Borough Council; disabled member tells of unavailing bid for a home
  • 1953.05.01  Twopenny increase in the Cardigan Borough Rate; but county jump will mean total rise of one and eight
  • 1953.05.08  Cardigan adopts modified system of housing points; new application will be needed: scheme for “priority classes”
  • 1953.06.12  Central Cardigan to be rebuilt in twenty years; Council attempts long term plan–without reservation
  • 1953.06.19  Coracles: Minister rejects Board’s request for order; representatives asked “to discuss all aspects of problems”
  • 1953.06.26  Cardigan’s new bid to solve town’s parking problem; negotiations for fair-field purchase to be opened
  • 1953.07.03  Gas Board will take two receivers from Netpool; Two others still required to maintain adequate supply
  • 1953.07.10  Education reorganization problems in Cardiganshire; further meeting to be held with Carms.
  • 1953.07.17  £16, 000 sewage treatment plant for Cardigan; Committee adopts engineering report
  • 1953.07.24  Teifiside families to help make cost-of-living index; 52 householders to be interviewed
  • 1953.07.21  Cardigan show widens scope an attracts big crowd; thousands enjoy day of sunshine in the “ideal setting”
  • 1953.08.07  Gwbert residents urge Co to open beach; petition urges steps down cliff-side to inaccessible shore
  • 1953.08.14  3,000 see “Three Counties” show at NCE; fine display of cattle: record entries for sheep dog trials
  • 1953.08.21  Point plan in operation for “Problem” house tenancy; short list of hardship cases considered as interim measure
  • 1953.08.28  Welsh service reception “awful” – Cardigan protest’; surging in volume follows advent of Towyn “booster”
  • 1953.09.04  Grant changes would “blast hopes of stopping drift”; minister promises to bring Co’s view before his colleagues
  • 1953.09.11  Protests follow change in C Ambulance service; injured man’s wait on roadside: appeal to County authority
  • 1953.09.18  Hospital and ambulance service: Co concern; approach to Co and W Wales Hospital Committee
  • 1953.10.02  Doctor assails “intolerable nuisance” of rubbish dump; sub-committee to consider possible sites outside the borough
  • 1953.10.09  Council opinion divided on problem of the fair-field; “it should belong to Cardigan, but not for parking” –alderman
  • 1953.10.16  River board oppose Cardigan scheme at Public Inquiry; May ask minister for jurisdiction over Teifi tidal waters
  • 1953.10.23  “Always a Hospital at Cardigan” – Chairman; “What will be its functions”?” –councillor
  • 1953.10.30  Greenland Meadows shock for the Housing Committee’ 20-house limit for 1954 suggested in Welsh Office letter
  • 1953.11.13  “Meeting null and void” –challenge by Alderman; postponed committee “unconstitutional and abortive”
  • 1953.11.20 Ronald Harries charged with double murder; “I am innocent and God is my Judge above” alleged reply to charge; deaths instantaneous says pathologist
  • 1953.11.27  Casting vote decides in Cardigan fair field debate; Committee advises lease of land for parking ground
  • 1953.12.04  House improvement grants nobody appears to want; Cardigan unwilling to pay for outlay in other areas
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