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Wales: see PontypoolPontypool
, Welsh Pontypŵl, town (1981 pop. 36,064), Torfaen, SE Wales. There are nylon, pharmaceutical, and automotive parts industries. Pontypool absorbed nearby Abersychan in 1935. To the north at Blaenavon the Big Pit preserves a former coal mine as a museum.
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As Christmas 1915 comes around Will is facing Christmas in barracks, the chances of leave having diminished as married men were given priority, something which was particularly hard for the couple, who speak in their correspondence of looking at photos of each other and remember the times they had in Abersychan.
Yesterday there were crews from Duffryn, Risca, Abercarn and Abersychan and the fire service also confirmed there was also a helicopter en route.
Carton, 49, of Abersychan, near Pontypool, admitted benefit fraud.
Mr Sampford, 30, from the nearby village of Abersychan, said his pet was fit and active, and on Wednesday he had decided to take him on a different walk from his normal route over the mountainside.
But in the midday call-out at the Westlake Arms in Abersychan, Pontypool, they found the explosive was no longer live.
Yesterday family members and former comrades of Sergeant Major Davies, of Abersychan, in the Gwent Valley, gathered at Venray Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, east of Eindhoven, to see him finally laid to rest.
The youngster went missing from her home in Abersychan, near Pontypool, south Wales, nine weeks ago.
The 15-year-old schoolgirl, pictured left, was last seen at her family home in the Welsh town of Abersychan on September 10.
The schoolgirl was last seen at her home in Ffrwd Road, Abersychan, near Pontypool, south Wales, on September 10.
On Monday, Gwent Police said a teenager from Rassau and a teenager from the Abersychan area were arrested on suspicion of robbery.
Clark, from Foundry Road in Abersychan, Pontypool, initially denied theft but changed his plea before his trial was due to start.
And happily he got a bit more attention when he visited the village of Abersychan in the Welsh valleys.