The Ysgol Bro Teifi memorial garden has been officially opened to honour former pupils of Llandysul Grammar School who lost their lives during the First and Second World Wars.

The memorial was unveiled by Ysgol Bro Teifi head prefects.

Headteacher Robert Jenkins said: “It is a privilege to officially open the memorial garden, which is a special tribute to former pupils of Llandysul Grammar School and Ysgol Dyffryn Teifi.

“The garden was designed by an architect from Ceredigion County Council involved with the project and the Ysgol Bro Teifi project manager during the construction phase.

“It was built by a group of local apprentices under the supervision of the construction company, Willmott Dixon. I hope that the garden will be a reminder of those former pupils who have contributed so much to the life and society of the area.”

The War Memorial was located at Ysgol Dyffryn Teifi library. When the school moved to Ysgol Bro Teifi, arrangements were made to move the memorial and keep it safe until enough money could be collected for its repair.

Following financial support from the Welsh Government’s First World War Memorial Grant, and a generous contribution from Llandysul Community Council, the memorial was repaired.

Mr Jenkins added: “In addition, we put in place the War Memorial, which has been for many years in the old school library. The memorial was originally given in memory of the young boys of the area, former pupils of Llandysul County School, and the Grammar School, who lost their lives during the wars of the last century.”

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