Welsh-Italian cafe culture

The owner of a Welsh-Italian coffee shop is helping to preserve thousands of photographs documenting the cafe culture in Wales.

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Conti family: 'We want to preserve Wales' cafe culture'

The owners of the last remaining Conti cafe in Wales say they are keen to preserve the memories of the Welsh-Italian cafe culture.

Jo Conti, of Conti Cafes in Lampeter, and her cousin Angelo Conti own a collection of photographs dating back to the 19th century.

They have now made their collection public by uploading it onto the archive website, People's Collection Wales.

Angelo Conti told ITV Wales: "If we don't do it now then we'll lose the memories. There is a generation still in existence that remembers Conti cafes with a lot of goodwill and love."

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