Cwmbrân

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Cwmbrân

(ko͝ombrän`), city (1981 pop. 44,592), Torfaen, SE Wales. Cwmbrân was created under the New Town Act of 1946 to house employees of the nearby steelworks. It has diverse industries, including the production of car parts, nylon yarn, and cookies.
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Hannah, from Cwmbran, Wales, said: "I put fake tan on when I wake up, then go for a PS10 session on a sunbed.
Stepfather Sion Stallard - who travelled to London with Kovi's mum Cynthia Langeveldt from their home in Cwmbran, Wales - said: "They have a bedsit but they refused to tell us where it is.
Shortman, from Cwmbran, Wales, admitted three counts of obtaining money by deception and two of obtaining property by deception.
Last week, ice cream manufacturer Hill Station confirmed it was closing its site at Cheadle, Cheshire, within six months and transferring manufacturing to a factory in Cwmbran, Wales.
plant in Cwmbran, Wales will instead provide a solution.
During 2001 the Company undertook several restructuring initiatives including closing the Burlington, Dallas and Dunmore plants, reducing the manufacturing workforce in Cwmbran, Wales, and Duisburg, Germany and reorganizing the European Transportation segment's sales and logistics workforce resulting in the elimination of 1100 employees.
Kovi, a finalist in Miss Teen UK, had not been seen since leaving home in Cwmbran, Wales, to visit a friend in London on April 2.
She found her slumped dead in front of a computer in a room of their home in Cwmbran, Wales.
As part of the divestiture agreement with Dynatech, WPI retains for future sale, a manufacturing building in Cwmbran, Wales, as well as its TERMIFLEX line of rugged, handheld terminals.
Hundreds of people packed St Gabriel's Church in James's home town of Cwmbran, Wales, and hundreds more lined the streets to pay their respects.
Historians discovered the pair - from Cwmbran, Wales, had been married an astonishing 81 years by the time of their deaths - the longest marriage on record.
His first line appointment was Product Manager for the "Skidcheck" product group within the Girling Braking business where he subsequently became General Manager of the Brake Control Product Group in 1979 and General Manager of the company's Cwmbran, Wales, operations in 1982.