Agenda item

Personal matters


a)    Councillor Ifan Davies congratulated Ceredigion, the Council and its Officers for all their hard work ensuring that the Eisteddfod was a huge success, noting the huge praise received for Pentref Ceredigion and the 200 plus activities organised during the week. He paid tribute to Tregaron Town Council and all those involved in decorating their towns and villages to welcome everyone to Ceredigion. His words were re-iterated by the Leader of the Council, Councillor Bryan Davies and Group Leaders Councillors Gareth Lloyd and Elizabeth Evans;

b)     Councillor Ifan Davies congratulated Rali Bae Ceredigion, which had been a huge success.  This was reiterated by Councillor Bryan Davies who emphasised the importance of such events to the economic development of Ceredigion;

c)    Councillor Bryan Davies welcomed Councillor Mark Strong back to his first meeting of Council following a period of sickness absence;

d)    Councillor Marc Davies congratulated Mrs Elizabeth Edwards of Ciliau Aeron on celebrating her 100 birthday;

e)    Councillor Marc Davies congratulated Josh Tarling on winning a Gold Medal in the Under 21 TT (Time Trial) World Championship held in Australia on 21 September this year;

f)      Councillor Ceris Jones congratulated Gerwyn, Glenys, Andrew, Ann and Gwenan Owen from Dihewyd for winning first place throughout Britain with ‘First Milk’ for the quality of their milk;

g)    Councillor Ceris Jones congratulated Anni Grug Lewis-Hughes for achieving a distinction grade in a tap-dancing examination recently;

h)    Councillor Euros Davies’ congratulations, read by Councillor Ifan Davies were extended to Esyllt Ellis-Griffiths on being selected Ambassador for the Royal Welsh Show in 2024, noting that a lunch to launch the 2024 Show sponsored by Ceredigion had been held recently;

i)      Councillor Gareth Davies congratulated Tomi Morgan who at the age of 65 came on as a substitute during the second half of a football match scoring a hattrick within 11 minutes for Penparcau FC;

j)      Councillor Rhodri Evans congratulated Llanddewi Brefi yn winning the best decorated village for the Eisteddfod;

k)    Councillor Gwyn Wigley Evans congratulated Llangwyryfon Young Farmers’ Club on winning the Field Day for the 8th time;

l)      Councillor Keith Henson congratulated Sioned Harries, who plays number 8 for the Wales Ladies Rugby Team, noting that she will be playing against Australia during the early hours of Saturday;

m)  Councillor Carl Worrall congratulated Helen Pearce from Bow Street and Pamela Worrall from Penparcau on being selected for the international shore-angling fishing championships in Tunisia this year;

n)    Councillor Matthew Vaux congratulated Cross-Inn Women’s’ Institute on celebrating 100 years;

o)    Councillor Eryl Evans congratulated David Davies from Silian on being selected President of Grassland Association;

p)    Councillor Hugh Hughes congratulated Ronnie Davies who has retired after 30 years as Manager of the Borth Lifeboat, and 56 years of service to the Borth Lifeboat and the RNLI;

q)    Councillor Hugh Hughes congratulated Pete Davies who has retired following 40 years of service on the Borth RNLI Lifeboat;

r)     Councillor Hugh Hughes congratulated Professor Alun Hubbard from Borth who recently appeared on ‘Frozen Planet 2’ for this continual support to the debate on climate change;

s)    Councillor Wyn Evans thanked Geraint Lloyd for his services to Radio Cymru, noting that he will be missed.