1.3 million pounds of Welsh Government funding has been announced for Aberystwyth & Barry.
800 thousand pounds has been given to regenerate Aberystwyth town centre.
8 projects in Barry will benefit from the remaining half a million pounds, including Barry Island lifeguard station and the waterfront.
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