Breconshire


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Breconshire

or

Brecknockshire,

former county, S Wales. In 1974, Breconshire was divided between GwentGwent
, 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.
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, Mid GlamorganMid Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 local government reorganization of Wales from portions of Breconshire, Glamorgan, and Monmouthshire, in 1996 it was divided among the unitary authorities of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon
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, and PowysPowys
, county, 2,009 sq mi (5,204 sq km), E central Wales. The terrain is a network of lowlands, highlands, and connecting plateaus. Agriculture is economically important, as are sheep and cattle raising. There are some light and service industries.
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Breconshire

, Brecknockshire
(until 1974) a county of SE Wales, now mainly in Powys: over half its area forms the Brecon Beacons National Park
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The 2012 featured county will be Breconshire, with beef and sheep farmer John Davies filling the presidential role.
With Builth Wells' senior side out of action, the club's youngsters took centre stage as they saw off Brecon 32-10 to keep their flag flying in the Breconshire Youth Cup.
CLEVELAND County's darts team rallied from an 11-7 half-time deficit to beat Breconshire 24-15 with a stunning A Team performance from the squad.
It was made by Coun Thomas Thomas of Breconshire, who said: "As long as water runs in this valley, a feeling of goodwill will go from here to Birmingham.
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How different it was in 1844 when there were fixtures at Abergavenny, Aberystwyth, Breconshire, Monmouth, Monmouthshire Hunt, Newport, Oswestry, Swansea, Welshpool, and Wrexham.
Committee chairman Darren Williams, a tenant farmer from Garthbrengy, Breconshire, suspects councils are struggling to move older tenants from medium and larger County Council Holdings (CCH).
Hughes Architects of Welshpool will oversee projects at the Breconshire War Memorial Hospital, Brecon and Montgomery County Infirmary, Newtown.
They are hoping to build on last month's win against Clywd at home to Breconshire at the Billingham Arms Hotel.
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The property is named for the ancient ferryboat crossing where the Wye linked Breconshire and Radnorshire.
These include the offi-cial opening of the new RNIB Cymru and Cardiff Institute for the Blind facility in central Cardiff by First Minister Carwyn Jones, a look back at the magazine's special summer edition in Breconshire, and the opening of the refurbished Penarth Pier Pavilion which the magazine reported on.