Torfaen


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Torfaen

a county borough of SE Wales, created in 1996 from part of Gwent. Administrative centre: Pontypool. Pop.: 90 700 (2003 est.). Area: 290 sq. km (112 sq. miles)
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Torfaen council, which is among the first Welsh authorities ready to take in refugees, said it was welcoming two families with young children before Christmas, with another four due in the new year.
Torfaen County Borough Council is seeking to appoint a lead organisation to develop and deliver the three key themes of the Torfaen Rural Strategy:
Torfaen council said it had gone to "signicant eort" to inform residents and apologised for any upset.
A spokesman for Torfaen council, Cwmbran, said they were "disappointed" by the sentence.
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The champions are still hurting after Torfaen became the first Welsh side to beat them at Pontypool three weeks ago and they hope to put the record straight today.
Big Brother runner-up Helen Adams, who is from Cwmbran in Torfaen, also donated an autograph to the auction, which was due to raise money for three charities, including the Noah's Ark Appeal for a children's hospital in Wales.
Now Torfaen Council has issued an anti-social behaviour order against him, the first such ban in Wales.
The decision follows a recent campaign by Torfaen FoE to ban fracking in the area, with a petition signed by hundreds of people.
Does anyone think Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen and Merthyr council tax bills will fall to Caerphilly's level?
However, the area around Pontypool has been in decline for the last 25 years or so and in that period we've had a Tory and a Labour government, neither of which have done much to help the people of Torfaen thrive and prosper.
TORFAEN Tigers pulled off another shock in the Welsh Rugby League Conference play-offs yesterday to beat Aberavon Fighting Irish in a nerve-tingling clash to go through to the Welsh Grand Final.