Caerphilly


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Caerphilly

(kīrfĭl`ē, kär–), Welsh Caerffili, town (1981 pop. 42,376) and county borough, 108 sq mi (279 sq km), S Wales. Famous for its cheese-making industry, the town of Caerphilly is home to a 13th-century castle, which is the largest in Wales and the second largest in Great Britain after Windsor Castle. A number of light industries dominate the economy.

Caerphilly

1. a market town in SE Wales, in Caerphilly county borough: site of the largest castle in Wales (13th--14th centuries). Pop.: 31 060 (2001)
2. a county borough in SE Wales, created in 1996 from parts of Mid Glamorgan and Gwent. Pop.: 170 200 (2003 est.). Area: 275 sq. km (106 sq. miles)
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The charity event at Caerphilly Leisure Centre takes place on Saturday, June 10, from 10am-5pm and will raise funds for Caerphilly Children's Centre.
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Caerphilly had the upper hand in the later stages of the first half, a brace of Ellis penalties giving the visitors an 11-5 interval lead.
From the restart Caerphilly failed to catch the ball and Chris Miller pounced to race in for Cardiff's first.
Caerphilly is a great destination for a short break with a host of attractions, shops, outdoor pursuits and countryside activities.
Richards opened the Caerphilly account with a penalty and Holo Taufahema created an excellent try scored by Lewis.
It was a sad ending for Caerphilly coach Chris Davey (no relation to Brett) who has been with Caerphilly six seasons.
The WRU's league management committee is to reconsider whether to dock Caerphilly four points again for failing to fulfil their home fixture against Ebbw Vale last December.
The Grade II listed Tudor mansion, which has been part of the Caerphilly skyline for over 500 years, can be seen from Cwrt Rawlin Primary School's car park.
Construction maintenance specialists Contract Services, based in Port Talbot, secured an PS18m contract with Caerphilly County Borough Council in late 2014 to refurbish properties in the Lower Rhymney Valley to the Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS).
Caerphilly first took the lead through a Stuart Thomas penalty, before Davey replied to send the sides in level at half-time.
Caerphilly never quite reached the heights of their 28-10 victory in Padova a fortnight ago, but were never in danger of losing their aggregate lead.