Denbighshire


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Denbighshire

(dĕn`bēshĭr), Welsh Sir Ddinbych, county, 326 sq mi (844 sq km), N Wales. In 1974, the old county of Denbighshire was divided between the nonmetropolitan counties of ClwydClwyd
, former county, N Wales, created in 1974 from Flintshire and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire. It was dissolved in 1996 and divided among the unitary authorities of Flintshire, Denbighshire, Wrexham, Conwy, and Powys.
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 and GwyneddGwynedd
, county, 984 sq mi (2,548 sq km), NW Wales. Established as a county in 1974 through the union of Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire, Gwynedd was reduced in 1996 by the separation of Anglesey and the loss of its northeastern section
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, but that portion that had been assigned to Clwyd was restored as the county of Denbighshire in 1996.

Denbighshire

a county of N Wales: split between Clwyd and Gwynedd in 1974; reinstated with different boundaries in 1996: borders the Irish Sea, with the Cambrian Mountains in the south: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Ruthin. Pop.: 94 900 (2003 est.). Area: 844 sq. km (327 sq. miles)
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Ysgol Rhewl, Ysgol Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd and Ysgol Pentrecelyn are all to close as Denbighshire looks to save PS17m over two years.
The Sun Centre has not reopened this year after the trust that ran it, Clwyd Leisure, went bust after Denbighshire axed a PS200,000 annual subsidy.
During the past year, the authority has engaged in a huge consultation including a residents and public survey, and workshops with young people throughout Denbighshire.
There will also be a presentation on Wales Rally GB, a major event in the rallying calendar that will be returning to Denbighshire for the third year running in November.
Last month a report by Environment Agency Wales (EAW) blamed the flooding in Denbighshire on debris blocking culverts and heavily saturated ground.
Denbighshire responded with 165-8, Joe Clayton (Denbigh) 42, Michael Paletta (Llay) 33 and versatile Bunkell 21 seeing them home as all-rounder Adams snapped up 4-42 and Robert Stewart 3-12.
I am very concerned by the findings of Estyn's inspection report on four areas of Denbighshire County Council's education services, identifying a service with deep-rooted problems and failing to provide appropriate support to learners and schools in the authority.
Denbighshire either saw an improvement or maintained its position in 33 out of 45 indicators it is assessed against in 2014/15, the findings of which were published yesterday.
Attending the Rural Transport Forum on July 11, at 2pm, at the Denbighshire Voluntary Services Council building, Naylor Leyland Centre, Well Street, Ruthin.
But the council cabinet's decision to reserve all the income for Prestatyn has upset some people in rural Denbighshire.
The deadline for responses to Denbighshire Council's consultation on the proposed closure of Ysgol Llanbedr ends on July 28.
Denbighshire Council said they will now work with staff and parents who are affected by the decision.