Breconshire


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Breconshire

or

Brecknockshire,

former county, S Wales. In 1974, Breconshire was divided between GwentGwent
, former county, SE Wales. Created in the 1974 administrative reorganization of Wales from most of Monmouthshire and part of Breconshire, it was dissolved in 1996 and divided among the unitary authorities of Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen, Caerphilly, and Newport.
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, Mid GlamorganMid Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 local government reorganization of Wales from portions of Breconshire, Glamorgan, and Monmouthshire, in 1996 it was divided among the unitary authorities of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon
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, and PowysPowys
, county, 2,009 sq mi (5,204 sq km), E central Wales. The terrain is a network of lowlands, highlands, and connecting plateaus. Agriculture is economically important, as are sheep and cattle raising. There are some light and service industries.
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Breconshire

, Brecknockshire
(until 1974) a county of SE Wales, now mainly in Powys: over half its area forms the Brecon Beacons National Park
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Ron Williams triumphed in 1966 on the Glanusk Estate at the first match ever held in Breconshire, and the former county is now preparing to host the event for a fourth time.
The 2012 featured county will be Breconshire, with beef and sheep farmer John Davies filling the presidential role.
CLEVELAND County's darts team rallied from an 11-7 half-time deficit to beat Breconshire 24-15 with a stunning A Team performance from the squad.
6-second lead and after six forest stages in Breconshire, plus a short spectator stage in the Millennium Stadium watched by almost 27,000 spectators, his advantage had been reduced to 35.
It was made by Coun Thomas Thomas of Breconshire, who said: "As long as water runs in this valley, a feeling of goodwill will go from here to Birmingham.
Wales also suffered freezing temperatures with Sennybridge in BRECONSHIRE dropping to an icy -9C.
These pit villages are not places like the towns of Breconshire to the north, or those of the Vale of Glamorgan to the south, settlements which evolved by slow accretion over many generations, all with their ancient place names and Norman churches, their local squirearchies and a mention in the Domesday Book.
BRECON Brewing was established in 2011 by the head brewer of the former Breconshire Brewery, Justin "Buster" Grant and since then the brewery has opened a pub on the Bulwark in the centre of Brecon.
The Breconshire couple were married in St Cynogs Church, Merthyr Cynog, last Saturday.
Hughes Architects of Welshpool will oversee projects at the Breconshire War Memorial Hospital, Brecon and Montgomery County Infirmary, Newtown.
They are hoping to build on last month's win against Clywd at home to Breconshire at the Billingham Arms Hotel.
On top of this, 'the Stranger's Bar will be hosting the Breconshire Brewery's Golden Valley Ale from March 1 for a week'.