South Glamorgan


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South Glamorgan

(gləmôr`gən), former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 governmental reorganization of Wales from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization it was divided between the unitary authorities of Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan.

South Glamorgan

a former county of S Wales, formed in 1974 from parts of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire plus the county borough of Cardiff: replaced in 1996 by the county boroughs of Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
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BRIAN FRIDAY'S But it will not be rebuilt because South Glamorgan has been declared "nuclear free" by the county council, and the council believe there is no defence against nuclear attack.
Nicole Cooke with grandad George and mum Denise (above); her joy as she crosses the line at the end of her winning ride (left); holding up her Olympic gold (right); and mum and dad Tony and Denise celebrating in their local pub in South Glamorgan.
This example, which is particularly large, is inscribed "General Election July 1895 South Glamorgan Wyndam Quin Unionist Majority 825".
The man, aged about 45 and know as Mr X, had been in the water for about two weeks when he washed up near Llantwit Major, South Glamorgan.
The first leader of South Glamorgan County Council when it was set up in 1974, Lord Brooks was a major figure in the development of Cardiff as an authentic capital city.
Royal Hotel, Barry Road, Cadoxton, Barry, South Glamorgan, CF63 1BA
He was leader of South Glamorgan County Council for many years, acted as election agent to Prime Minister Jim Callaghan, who represented Cardiff South at Westminster for nearly four decades, and was a Splott councillor.
Brushett, a married man, from Dinas Powys, South Glamorgan, denied all the charges and was released on bail by a judge at Cardiff Crown Court.
The crowd who watched the Christmas lights being switched on in Cardiff in 1985 were entertained by members of South Glamorgan Youth Brass Band | The crowd who watched the Christmas lights being switched on in Cardiff in 1985 were entertained by members of South Glamorgan Youth Brass Band |
The 16-year-old was one of a number of youths allegedly recruited into teenage prostitution while staying at a Cardiff home run by the former South Glamorgan Council.
On the face of it a return to South Glamorgan would not be a bad thing - in a recent article Admiral Insurance CEO Henry Engelhardt explained how in the early 1990s he was about to sign a commitment with Brighton Council when he was so impressed by the South Glamorgan senior staff (and no doubt a financial package) that he decided to base the business in Cardiff.
PHILANTHROPIST and charity benefactor Heather Stevens has been installed into the office of High Sheriff of South Glamorgan at a ceremony in Cardiff.

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