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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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Councillor Bob Poole, Newport City Council s cabinet member for licensing and regulatory services, said: I am pleased that we are able to work in partnership with our colleagues in Blaenau Gwent to help keep Ebbw Vale s residents, businesses and visitors safe and I m proud of the quality of our staff and service that helped to secure this contract.
The second half saw Coast settle down and in the 48th minute, the outstanding Darren Cassidy (Rhuddlan Town) ran past the last defender to then chip Gwent keeper David Preece and give Coast the lead.
A SANmelody solution now provides high availability to Coleg Gwent through its synchronous mirroring and automatic failover on the main Pontypool site as well as replicating the data to the college's Esk site to provide a Disaster Recovery solution to meet the institution's needs.
A Gwent Police spokeswoman confirmed the Welsh force was conducting an investigation, but said nobody had been suspended.
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.
The Gwent Police spokeswoman described the couple, who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 2002,as ``devoted''.
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.
From what Paul Flynn said in Prime Minister's questions he had great respect for the way the former chief constable managed the Gwent Constabulary and asked the Prime Minister if it was his conception when he set up the office of police and crime commissioner that a fine chief constable such as the one in Gwent should have her career cut short in this way.
VOLUNTARY groups in the Gwent Police area will be able to apply for funding of up to PS5,000 next month.
Education watchdog Estyn says standards at Blaenau Gwent council remain "unsatisfactory" - the lowest possible grade - and its "lack of capacity and competence" at all levels hampers progress.
An Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigation concluded that Mr Suller's faith in Gwent Police had been misplaced.