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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Thomas struck over two penalties to help calm Caerphilly nerves, but they struggled to break through the lively Italians, who were again reduced in numbers when Pietro Travagli was penalised for preventing a quick penalty.
The visitors lost the toss and the plot against a dynamic Caerphilly who never tired until the final whistle.
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Caerphilly Adventure Group provides outdoor activities for people of all ages and abilities in association with Caerphilly County Borough Council's Outdoor Education Service, Caerphilly Adventures.
Since these senior employees seized control of the decision making and spending process at Caerphilly council by changing the council's constitution more than a decade ago the elected Caerphilly councillors have been relegated to little more than "puppets" - allowed to pose for the newspapers, take tea and cake, and be paid not to attend council meetings dominated by senior employees.
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SIR - I would like to express my anger and indignation at the treatment meted out to Caerphilly rugby club by the Welsh media.