Ysgol Fenter y Cardi Bursary can be made by individuals or community enterprises that have not previously been self-employed, not received European Funding and live in Ceredigion.

To date the Cynnal y Cardi Team have created a Directory of businesses that have been successful in obtaining the Ysgol Fenter y Cardi Bursary.

Please click on the following link to view the Directory:

Inky Fish

Inky fish a small but perfectly formed printing business primarily for the Artist that wants a personal service with low set up costs and more importantly with no minimum orders. I will work closely with the Artist to ensure their artwork is recreated successfully as greetings cards, postcards and prints.

My own artwork has been produced and printed by inkyfish and is available to view or purchase online, I hope to add more local Artists in the future making Art affordable for anyone in card or print form.

Keep an eye on the website for the link to  my card shop making  it easier for you to purchase a little piece of art.


Titanium Tunes

Titanium Tunes is a business set up from home involving hiring out sound systems for live events and/or parties. As well as this it offers a wide range of music for DJ purposes at any aged parties.
The sound system is of very high quality with the four loudspeakers being at 1000 Watts each, pumping out a whopping bass. The equalizer on the mixing desk provides the best levels for treble, mid and bass. With this quality in sound, T.T (Titanium Tunes) offers a wide range of entertainment purpose including festivals.


Felicity’s Beauty

Felicity’s Beauty offers professional, high quality, affordable beauty treatments in the comfort of your own home ideal for students, a night in with the girls, busy Mums, and ladies who find it difficult to get around easily. My spray tan parties for groups of 5 are very popular and the Sweet Sixteen package (max. 4) is a lovely way to celebrate that special birthday. I also offer a very competitive Wedding package with a trial run beforehand. Give me a call me so we can chat about your preferred treatments.

Check my Facebook page for special offers     https://www.facebook.com/pages/Felicitys-Beauty/375008092614009



Grassroots is here to help you with any gardening or DIY jobs you know need to be done, but just don’t have the time to spare, don’t know where to start, can’t physically manage it or just can’t face it as you would rather be doing something else. Leave it to me I can turn my hand to many things including gardening, carpentry work, painting, pressure washing, furniture installation, flat pack assembly and much more. Please contact me with your specific requirements and I will do my best to assist you.


Gareth Owen: Painting and Decorating/General Building

I am a competent experienced builder I can carry out all types of building work and services, but I specialize in lime plastering and pointing; which is an effective aesthetically pleasing method that has the added bonus of being regarded as environmentally friendly.

I have many years of experience in the building industry, before deciding to branch out on my own I worked for the family business.

I am based in Cardigan, but will consider any area, just give me a call and we can discuss your project.



Gerald Morgan Guitar

Gerald has devised his own method for teaching people, of all ages, to play the guitar, the method involves following a user friendly teaching booklet alongside songs Gerald has composed himself. Gerald’s background is in teaching, but his passion is the guitar and composing, in this business venture he has combined all three to offer a service that aims to pass on his knowledge and talent to others. You can hear, and see, for yourself by going to Gerald’s website and follow the links to his YouTube videos. 


Johanna Shaw

Are you about to embark on a project, thinking about converting those out buildings, fed up with the old kitchen? Chances are you will find something suitable for your project in the wide range of services we offer. Why not get in touch so we can discuss your ideas.

Historic building recordings/ Building surveys/ Architectural design: new buildings, extensions, derelict buildings/ Adaptation of historic buildings/ Planning consultation and negotiation/ Planning applications/ Historical research and analysis/ Listed building applications/ Discharge of planning conditions/ Conservation area applications/ Design, access and justification statement/ Heritage design statements/ Space planning/ Landscape design/ Historic and contemporary interior design/ Kitchen design/ Textile design/ Photography



Cardi Campers

Haydn and Delyth Lewis of Cardi Campers Ceredigion have two beautiful examples of the classic VW motorhome that are synonymous with nostalgic, laid back, sunny beach holidays – with the optional surf board strapped to the roof.  In recent times this iconic vehicle has had a revival and has started popping up all over the country, most notably shining in all its glory as the transport of choice for many newly weds. If  you aren’t lucky enough to own a funky piece of history, but would like to experience the charms of the VW then Haydn and Delyth can turn your dreams into a reality, for a reasonable fee they will hire one of their ‘babies’  to you just give them a call or check out their website to discuss the details. Happy Camping!  


Off the Wall

Let Ola massage away your aching muscles with a professional sports massage then follow it with a spot of pampering, why not have your hair and nails done as well? What more could you want? Leave Off the Wall Hair and Beauty feeling like a new person.




Ultimate Alloys

– West Wales leading mobile alloy wheel refurbishment and repair service, we specialise in bringing alloy wheels back to their original showroom condition. Call us today for a free quote!

Chipped, scuffed, corroded and damaged wheels – all repaired and refurbished. Fully mobile service – we visit you at your home or office
On-site professional repairs while you wait
Prices start from as little as £45.00 a wheel
Custom colours available Transform the look of your car and increase its value!
Save time and hassle with Ultimate Alloys mobile alloy wheel refurbishment service.

  “My alloys were quite badly scuffed and corroded, I almost bought some new alloys but then I thought I’d try Gareth’s alloy wheel refurbishment service. I’m glad I did! The alloys look as good as new now; I was amazed at the difference. Personally I can’t recommend Gareth enough. Thanks again!”

– Rhys Ashton


General Car Maintenance

Running a car is expensive, but essential, especially in  rural West Wales . Thomas has set up a mobile general car maintenance business that offers an affordable, reliable service to car owners in Ceredigion.

With over 12 years experience and training in the field you and your car are in capable hands with Thomas. You also don’t have to worry about getting your car to a garage as Thomas is mobile so can come to you. He will also attend break downs and source affordable second hand cars for customers.


Pot Jam

I am lucky enough to work from home, well from my kitchen, where I produce cakes, jams, pies etc. that I sell at local markets. This keeps me busy,  but I also cater for parties and events so there is never a dull moment.

Would you like to enjoy homemade cakes and goodies instead of shop bought products? Can’t face catering for the next family birthday? Call me anytime and I’ll give you a quote and talk about your needs.


Ceredigion Valeting Services

Christopher is an experienced valeter offering a reliable and low cost service for owners and operators of all classes of vehicle. He offers a full range of valeting packages to suit all requirements. His mobile valeting unit ensures valeting is carried out at your convenience.




Steam Engine Contsruction

Christopher’s love affair with steam engines spans decades, his professional career in the engineering sector is an impressive 36 years . Most recently he spent 3 years working for David Page Specialist Engineering where he was involved in the specialist construction of the type of engines he now builds for his own business. As you can imagine you have to be a very skilled person to undertake this kind of construction, and have a lot of patience as some builds can take 12 months to complete. If it’s a steam engine you are after then Christopher is your man.


Seeking Balance

My aim is to empower you with knowledge about your own health and the way in which your diet and lifestyle may be contributing to any of your own health issues. You can then take control and start improving your own health, enabling you to enjoy a happier, healthier life.
This can all be achieved through the many cooking workshops I run for corporate clients through to people would like to learn more about a healthy lifestyle.

I also offer nutrition consultations, healthy weight loss programmes and I am also a trainer for the CIEH level 2 award in healthier foods and special diets.



Bubble B

Kitty has transformed a mundane bar of soap into something quirky and beautiful her products are so much fun, but are also kind to your skin and respectful of the environment. Kitty’s collection includes a wide variety of designs specialising in 3D soaps and bath muffins, yum! Kitty can design and make her own moulds so you can buy personalised soaps for promotional events or to use as wedding favours. 

Bubble B is a conscientious business that follows a strict environmental policy using recycled packaging and eco-friendly inks that are compostable. All products are suitable for vegans and vegetarians and will never be tested on animals.   You can purchase Bubble B products at: http://folksy.com/shops/bitsnbobs


Training Services

You name it Training Services will arrange it. That is why we are your one stop shop. Save endless hours surfing the net, one call to us is your best bet.

We aim to find any training course you require in an area as close to your home as possible thus saving precious time and money.  We are a friendly team who wish to make your path to training as simple as possible.  Whatever training you require, we can arrange for you. Chainsaw, Brush-cutter, Quad training, First Aid, ADR, CPC, HGV, Trailer Handling, Lantra courses, Chainsaw, Brush-cutter, Quad bike/ATV,  First Aid, Manual Handling, ADR, CPC, HGV, Trailer Handling, Training Services can help with all your training requirements.


Millyana Trees

I’m a Welsh, Festival loving Crafter, amateur Photographer and Artist.
I love photography, sculpture, using recycled and reclaimed materials, knitting and sewing. I make knitted cloth bags using recycled fabrics, crazy fabric wrapped tree sculptures using any sort of junk I can find that closely resembles a tree…leg warmers, arm warmers, gift cards from my own photographs, felt owls and other creatures, and felt accessories. I also welcome commissions.  Take a look at my work, find out about up coming projects and how to own one of my creations at:

www.millyanatrees.weebly.com   www.facebook.com/MillyanaTrees      Or call me on 07855 045757


Mam Plu

Your architect for special events Parties · Weddings · Meetings · Christenings ·  Easter · Christmas · Launches · Funerals · Workshops · Training Sessions· Hen-weekends · In-house entertaining  · Wherever people meet and greet

Need help with setting the tables? HIRE:    Vintage china  ·    Tea cups and saucers ·    Plates and cake stands ·    Jugs and sugar bowls ·    Teapots and coffee pots ·    Table linen ·    Napkins ·    Bespoke table decorations ·    made to suit your theme BESPOKE:    Wedding favours ·    Christening tokens ·     Seating plans · Place names · Table settings · Buffets and lunches arranged with a local caterer to suit your palette. Phone for a chat or to arrange a meeting.


Sarah Phillips Gardening Services

Sarah,  as you may have guessed,  is a female gardener offering a quality gardening service for the people of Cardigan and the surrounding area.

Sarah has many years experience in the gardening industry and holds up to date certification in the safe use of brush cutters, trimmers as well as holding a chain saw licence so tree felling and pruning are not a problem for Sarah.

Sarah’s knowledge of dealing with invasive plant species, creating gardens from scratch, plant species, herbs and vegetables is a great advantage for the novice gardener. Call Sarah for a chat  she will consider any job, big or small.  


Abigail Giles

Face it Entertainment has already painted the faces of the children of Cardigan, and covered their arms and legs with glitter tattoos at various charity events recently, much to their delight and the envy of others. All it takes is one child with their face painted and every child in the area is pleading with their parents to let them be turned into spider man or a butterfly.   It isn’t all glitter and butterflies though Abigail can also turn to the dark side with her unnervingly realistic wounds and scars with stomach churning fake blood. Using wax Abigail is skilled in special effects make up, perfect for Halloween. Hire Face it Entertainment for parties, charity events, hen & stag parties, festivals, corporate etc.


Llinos King Polarity Therapist

Polarity therapy is a gentle, holistic method of treatment. It is the art of balancing the life energy and is a powerful holistic healing system. Llinos is a walking example of the healing power polarity therapy can offer, after studying the practice for 12 months Llinos was able to over come her severe back problems and now wants to promote the therapy to others living with pain. From a treatment room in her own home Llinos can offer you a consultation followed by a range of treatments including Reiki and polarity massage.



Cardigan Bay Fitness and Sports Massage

Regardless of your experiences in sport or exercise, whether you exercise socially or compete to an international level—sports massage will have something to offer you. Sports massage can also help relieve many day-to-day problems that everyone experiences, such as repetitive strain injury, sprains, tension and fatigue.

I operate from a private room at Teifi Leisure Centre in Cardigan where we can discuss appropriate treatments and answer any questions regarding muscular problems.

I am also available for demonstrations and services for local sports clubs and events.

Gee Wiz Diagnostics

Customer satisfaction is my main priority I aim for you to be happy with the results. I offer a complete mobile service to your door or workplace making caring for and modifying your car a lot easier, and cheaper, than modern day garages do.  I offer include remapping for performance, economy or both. I also welcome fleet remapping. Another service I offer is diagnostics and performance which includes diagnosing engine management lights all the way up to reprogramming injector pumps, setting esp sensors and re coding engine ancillaries and key fob programing.  Take a look at my website or give me a call to discuss your vehicle.


Ellaway Environmental Ltd

EEC manage the assessment, collection and disposal of chemical waste materials throughout Wales and the border regions. We have over 16 years of waste industry experience of dealing with a broad range of waste materials. We are able to identify the most cost effective haulage, disposal or recovery solution for your hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials.

Typical quantities include Laboratory smalls, kegs, drums, ibcs and tinkered volumes.

Typical streams include Solvents, Acids, Alkalis, Batteries, Painters, Adhesives, Leachates, Interceptor Liquids, Contaminated Absorbents / PPE.

Rebates may be payable for recoverable streams e.g. Solvents. Call now to discuss your enquiry.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact Details:

Tel: 0800 910 11 20





Diane Carter Mascot and Costume Hire

Diane has an impressive collection of fancy dress costumes and mascots she has collected over the years and now wants to share her collection with the rest of Ceredigion.  For a reasonable fee you can hire a costume for that special event to ensure you stand out from the crowd.  Call or email Diane to discuss your outfit.





Denise is an experienced textile and fashion designer who works with unwanted items of clothing to create unique interesting designer pieces. Reusing and recycling is the main ethos behind her business and designs. Denise not only creates clothing she is also skilled in recycled antiques, accessories, art and sculpture.  Denise also sells good quality second hand clothes and accessories at the Trading Post and the Eco shop in Cardigan.




Sarah Mumford Photography

Meet Sarah

I am inspired by love, light, colour, and nature. I am a photographer. I smile every time I say that. I love for my shoots to be relaxed and most importantly fun! I shoot weddings to pet portraits, and everything in between. Just Ask!

As for me, I have a gorgeous little girl………yes my dog Bella!   I enjoy taking her for long walks but my favourite time of the day is when I can sit down with a cup of tea and a big slice of cake! That’s enough about me, have a wonder through my website, please feel free to leave comments and any questions drop me an email.


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Tŷ Pren

Tŷ Pren is a Workers’ Co-operative based in West Wales; we design and construct roundwood timber framed buildings that are harmonious with the surrounding landscape. Tŷ Pren facilitates construction projects using hand tools and locally available, natural materials with a low environmental impact. To keep mechanisation to a minimum and to reduce the carbon footprint of construction, frames are created from roundwood poles of durable timber species.

Katie Bailey

I am a freelance illustrator and comic artist located in the UK. who is looking to work on some interesting new projects.

I am interested in working on childrens illustrations and teenage/adult projects but am open to many kinds of project ideas.

I hope  you enjoyed the work on the website, please do not hesitate to Email me.



Flawless Beauty and Make-Up

I am fully insured and have been practising for the past 4 years where I have also been trained as a ‘Clarins Spa’ Therapist. I ensure complete customer satisfaction and I pride myself on offering a professional home beauty service for every customer. Only the best quality products are used for all of my beauty treatments such as; OPI Manicures, OPI Pedicures, Bio Sculpture Gel Overlays, Waxing, Massage, Eye Treatments, Sienna X Spray, Tanning Airbrush, Evening/Bridal Make-up, Beauty and Bridal Packages also available. Book yourself in today for an appointment.








Donna Phillips: Fitness and Sports Massage

Zest Fitness and Sports Massage aims to promote wellbeing, and increase the participation of adults adults and children in West Wales in high quality physical activity. Using my training and experience I aim to inspire involvement using a creative and innovative approach, ensuring my services are attainable to a broad spectrum of the population.

The main drives behind my buisness are involvement with local schools, the pioneering Fundamental Skills Club with Gwersyll yr Urdd, coaching and umpiring netball for the National Urdd Netball competitions and participating in the 5×60 inititative run by Ceredigion County Council.

E-mail here and phone on 07959 157555.


Aurora Health Care Service

Aura offers a mobile oral health care as well as intense training for staff within residential and nursing care homes on the prevention of cross infection and the promotion of good clinical practice within the workplace. Lorrae has gained 16 years experience of senior nursing and providing oral health care.

 07962196360 – loljsouthgate@hotmail.com


Crefftiau Cei Bach Crafts

Rose has turned a hobby of hers into a business by collecting driftwood and various other items such as beach glass, pebbles and shells and recycling them into works of art. Her collection varies from mirrors, candle holders and photo frames to individual pieces such as boats, anchors, dragons and various other sculptures.  Each piece is unique and environmentally friendly.



Green Clean

Let Sam clean your house in an environmentally friendly way. Green Clean is an eco-friendly cleaning business which uses no harsh chemicals. Steam cleaning is great for kids, pets and allergy suffers whilst also being kind to ourselves and the environment.

Phone 07712 281863 or e-mail sambarnes@hotmail.co.uk


Shelley Anne Allman

Shelly’s business offers two different services. Shelly offers a bookkeeping service for small businesses using the SAGE computer software as Shelly is qualified in SAGE. This service will offer a valuable local resource for small businesses, thus helping to sustain the local economy through enabling businesses to properly keep records of their income and expenditure, and forecast for the future. In addition Shelley produces textile products that are a range of mainly felted sheep’s wool items, including blankets, throws, cushions, quilts, bags and pictures. Many other items will also be produced such as memory quilts, baby booties and crochet throws. The wool is sourced locally and the material and other supplies are sourced from local shops, the internet and from recycled clothes.

Phone: 01974 200 822 E-mail: allmanshelley@googlemail.com


The Tiernan Consultancy

Rob Tiernan

07429854683 – robtiernan@hotmail.com, https://www.facebook.com/thetiernanconsultancy

The Tiernan Consultancy provides efficient and affordable business services for sole –traders and SMEs. The primary services offered will include: Project management, Website design, funding applications, events, production, research analysis and marketing strategy.

The secondary services will include: brochure design, CD cover design and basic IT training.



Kelly Owen

07779020621 – tjamesandkelly@aol.com

Do you need a personalised wooden handmade gift?
If the answer is yes, get in touch with Kelly to make you a bespoke personalised item. Kelly can make you a gift in any shape, painted in any colour, accessorised with anything of your choice with any wording/language you wish. Plaques can be rectangular, heart shaped, cartoon characters, or letter to stick on walls. As Kelly’s business progresses she is hoping to make freestanding words, names, money boxes, memory boxes and step up stools.  





Busnesa- Office Support

Contact on llinos@busnesa.com or phone 01239 612780








Luxurious Welsh Cotton Candy Floss Spun at your event. Telephone 01970 617377, Mobile 07907326595 email – flossiescottoncandy@gmail.com.







Indigo Love

Indigo Love would like to harmony and balance into out busy and stressful lives. Both massage and healing gives relief from pain, helps us to understand ourselves and the causes behind our pain, therefore improving our confidence and self-esteem.

Phone: 07813 739083

Twitter @offthewall



We all have just 7 seconds to make a good first impression – that’s how long it takes someone who we are meeting for the first time to form an opinion of us. Wheather we are attending an interview, a wedding, or just meeting that special someone for the first time, those we meet base their first impression on how we look and what we are wearing.  I shall offer colour analysis and make-up application sessions; Complete Colour and Style Image makeovers, What to wear group workshops and Personal Shoping experiences.