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Gwent

(gwĕnt), 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.

Gwent

a former county of SE Wales: formed in 1974 from most of Monmouthshire and part of Breconshire; replaced in 1996 by Monmouthshire and the county boroughs of Newport, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, and part of Caerphilly
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The Shared Resource Centre pooled all IT-related activity involving Torfaen and Monmouthshire councils, as well as Gwent Police.
A newspaper report said a group of Gwent Police officers were allegedly taking part in a competition to see who could get furthest away from their base in Blackwood, South Wales.
He added: "Whether it's male or female victims of domestic abuse, I want to ensure a victim-centred focus to the services being delivered by Gwent Police.
The Gwent Police spokeswoman described the couple, who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 2002,as ``devoted''.
Yesterday, in a Westminster Hall debate secured by Mr Smith, Home Office minister Damian Green said Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary was "conducting a review of crime recording and integrity" of all forces including Gwent.
All Coleg Gwent learners currently have the option to write their assignments and undertake assessments and exams in Welsh where they are available, but Coleg Gwent's new bilingual courses provide resources in Welsh and have a Welsh-speaking tutor for specific modules.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr Johnston had said: "During the time I have worked with Jeff Farrar he has proved himself to be a highly competent and effective officer, the kind of leader Gwent Police needs at this time.
It is evident that opportunities were lost for Gwent Police to take a more proactive approach in dealing with the problems that Mr Suller was experiencing.
Ian Johnston was a former chief superintendent in the Gwent police force and I feel for a former member of a police force, especially such a high ranking one, to become the police and crime commissioner for that force with the ability to force the chief constable to retire or resign should not be allowed to happen.
The Gwent men's A team of Rhys Melia, Ceri Richards and Richard Thomas remained undefeated throughout, but were made to fight by both Gwent B, who finished runners-up, and Cardiff-based Russell Swords B, who took bronze.
We read in the Echo the story of the horse which was shot by some insane gunman on the loose in the Gwent valleys and willing to discharge a firearm in a public place ("'It's scary to think they are out there with a gun.