Caerphilly


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Caerphilly

(kīrfĭl`ē, kär–), Welsh Caerffili, town (1981 pop. 42,376) and county borough, 108 sq mi (279 sq km), S Wales. Famous for its cheese-making industry, the town of Caerphilly is home to a 13th-century castle, which is the largest in Wales and the second largest in Great Britain after Windsor Castle. A number of light industries dominate the economy.

Caerphilly

1. a market town in SE Wales, in Caerphilly county borough: site of the largest castle in Wales (13th--14th centuries). Pop.: 31 060 (2001)
2. a county borough in SE Wales, created in 1996 from parts of Mid Glamorgan and Gwent. Pop.: 170 200 (2003 est.). Area: 275 sq. km (106 sq. miles)
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Hundreds of tributes have been posted on social media, from the WRU, the Dragons and Caerphilly RFC among others, describing Owen, known as Benny, as a "larger than life character" and a "role model".
Hundreds of tributes have been posted on social media, from the WRU, the Dragons and Caerphilly RFC amongst others, which described Owen, known as Benny, as a "larger than life character" and a "role model".
The match was dominated by a fine all-round performance by Caerphilly's outside-half Stuart Thomas.
Caerphilly is a great destination for a short break with a host of attractions, shops, outdoor pursuits and countryside activities.
Richards opened the Caerphilly account with a penalty and Holo Taufahema created an excellent try scored by Lewis.
It was a sad ending for Caerphilly coach Chris Davey (no relation to Brett) who has been with Caerphilly six seasons.
The WRU's league management committee is to reconsider whether to dock Caerphilly four points again for failing to fulfil their home fixture against Ebbw Vale last December.
On Tuesday, May 14, Caerphilly cabinet proposed Caerphilly CBC "Declare a Climate Emergency and by 2030 make Caerphilly CBC a net zero-emissions authority".
The road - to the south-east of Caerphilly - is one of several projects being considered as part of Caerphilly Council's plans to regenerate the county over the next five years.
Caerphilly's reply was swift when six minutes later outside-half Danny Ellis touched down in the corner for a try, which Rumney will know was as a result of defensive errors.
Caerphilly never quite reached the heights of their 28-10 victory in Padova a fortnight ago, but were never in danger of losing their aggregate lead.
Ask what makes her Caerphilly such an award-winner and Thelma will tell you that the quality of the milk, from the farm's own organic herd, is important but ultimately, she says: "It is the unique way it is made.