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Caernarvonshire,

former county, NW Wales. In 1974, Caernarvonshire became part of the nonmetropolitan county of GwyneddGwynedd
, county, 984 sq mi (2,548 sq km), NW Wales. Established as a county in 1974 through the union of Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire, Gwynedd was reduced in 1996 by the separation of Anglesey and the loss of its northeastern section
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; when Welsh local government was again reorganized (1996), the former territory of Caernarvonshire was divided between the unitary authorities of Gwynedd and Conwy.

Caernarvonshire

(until 1974) a county of NW Wales, now part of Gwynedd
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FUW Caernarfonshire County Executive Officer Gwynedd Watkin said: "I would like to thank Guto Bebb for meeting with us and recognising the important role agriculture plays in our rural economy - not only within his own constituency but across Wales.
ANGLESEY have claimed two victories over Caernarfonshire in the North Wales Junior Inter-Counties Team Championship, winning 10-2 at Holyhead and 8-4 at the North Wales club.
The Caernarfonshire crew also included Gwilym Evans of Gelli, Prenteg near Tremadog, and Arfon Hughes of Braich-y-Big, Cwm Ystradllyn, Garndolbenmaen.
Torrence, Fieldhouse and Evans won the first three singles to get Denbighshire to six points and although Caernarfonshire captain Mark Ellison and his Conwy clubmate Lee Jones won to stop the rout, Denbigh's Brynli Thomas claimed the vital seventh point with a 2&1 win over Nick Lofthouse and Hayes won the final match out after Steve Evans had beaten his Abergele clubmate Ben Linquist.
The pounds 200,000 raised in Caernarfonshire will go towards the main ring, which has had an extensive drainage system installed since last year's show.
But in the afternoon Caernarfonshire won six of the eight singles, four of which again went all the way to the 18th with Eilir Angel, Lofthouse, Jones and Evans winning them all for the reigning champions.
FUW Caernarfonshire county executive officer Gwynedd Watkin said: "We told Jill Evans that it's important to ensure a better balanced approach towards food production and looking after the environment when the EC considers the future of the Common Agricultural Policy.
Rather than have no nomination we thought the wider agricultural community could help us out," said Allan Evans, RWAS Caernarfonshire secretary.
Caernarfonshire beat Anglesey at Conwy 8-4, while Denbighshire had a 9-3 victory over Flintshire at Mold.
Farmers from as far afield as Caernarfonshire, Denbighshire and Carmarthenshire have complained to the Farmers' Union of Wales (FUW) that a man in a black Ford car speaking with a foreign accent had been visiting farms trying to sell chainsaws.
BUTCHER'S shop worker Darren Evans, 26, of Criccieth, Caernarfonshire, won nearly pounds 150,000 on the Lotto four years after dad Tecwyn scooped pounds 1.
For many years, Caernarfonshire and Denbighshire "met" at Rhos on Sea Golf Club.