West Glamorgan


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West Glamorgan

(gləmôr`gən), former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 reorganization of Welsh local government from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization West Glamorgan was divided into the unitary authorities of Swansea and Neath and Port Talbot.

West Glamorgan

a former county in S Wales, formed in 1974 from part of Glamorgan and the county borough of Swansea: replaced in 1996 by the county of Swansea and the county borough of Neath Port Talbot
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Mr Evans was briefly the deputy Tory group leader on the now abolished West Glamorgan County Council before standing down to become MP for the Ribble Valley, a seat he has held since 1992.
WARWICKSHIRE 3rds had cause for optimism despite being edged out in the final rubber of their match against high-riding West Glamorgan in Coventry.
Our new address: Atlantic Close, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA7 9FJ.
It was followed by a big party at the Vale of Glamorgan Hotel, close to their home in Neath, West Glamorgan.
Highlands in Scotland experienced the second largest rise in prices in 2004 with a 37% gain followed by two Welsh counties: West Glamorgan (34%) and Gwynedd (33%).
Mr Preece, from Briton Ferry, West Glamorgan, and his colleague Mr Robert Simpson were called out in October 1996 to clear a blockage in a sewage pumping station chamber.
Pauline, 37, of Swansea, West Glamorgan, was on her way to hospital where her baby was to be given a transfusion in the womb.
In order to help preserve the school's history, a small group of concerned former pupils are co-ordinating a collection of memorabilia, including copies of the school magazine (The Avonian, dating from 1902), the long whole-school photographs and any other relevant materials to deposit at the West Glamorgan Archive in Swansea.
Our New Address is Atlantic Close, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA7 9FJ.
Hartson, of Neath, West Glamorgan, had two brain ops in Swansea but was moved out of critical care two weeks ago as he improved.
Property prices in Gwynedd have soared by 57%during the past year, while in West Glamorgan they have risen by 56%, Britain's biggest mortgage lender Halifax said.
SQN LDR B A JUKES, RAF Retd Survey of World War II Defences West Wales & West Glamorgan