Presteigne


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Presteigne

(prĕstēn`), town (1991 est. pop. 1,780), Powys, E Wales, on the Lugg River where it forms the border with England. Tourism is important. A 17th-century bridge spans the Lugg.
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Presteigne Festival St Andrew's Church, Presteigne Festivals of contemporary music can be daunting, but not at Presteigne, where ac-ccessibility is a major factor.
THE Welsh men's bowls championships got off to dramatic start at Llandrindod Wells yesterday, when the acclaimed Presteigne quartet, comprising four brothers, Brian, Stuart, David and Robert Weale, fell at the first hurdle in the fours event.
BBC Sport has awarded a contract to Presteigne Broadcast Hire to offer its on-location technical resources for its coverage of Formula One motorsport.
WELSH CUP FIRST ROUND Brickfield Rangers 2 Pwllheli 5, Brymbo 1 Penycae 1 (aet - Brymbo won on pens), Cefn Druids 7 Llanberis 1, Coedpoeth United 1 Caersws 2, Corwen 2 Ruthin Town 1, Flint Town United 3 Guilsfield 2, Four Crosses 1 Llanrug United 2, Gwalchmai 4 Carno 1, Halkyn United P Llanidloes Town P, Holyhead Hotspur 6 Llansantffraid Village 2, Holywell Town 3 Denbigh Town 1, Llandudno Junction 4 Mold Alexandra 1, Llanllyfni 0 Greenfield 4, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant 2 Glan Conwy 1 (aet), Llanuwchllyn 3 Buckley Town 6 (aet), Porthmadog 2 Llandudno 3, Presteigne 0 Penrhyncoch 2, Rhayader Town L Risca United L, Rhyl 7 Bodedern Athletic 0, Waterloo Rovers 5 Rhydymwyn 1, Venture Community 2 Montgomery Town 5.
The nearest town is listed as Presteigne (in Wales), but that's six miles away and our postcode is Llandrindod, so because of where we are, the Welsh National is the one we wanted to win.
CLASSICAL Presteigne Festival Opening Concert - Presteigne Festival Orchestra, Heidi Bennett (trumpet), Huw Watkins (piano)/ George Vass (conductor): 7.
In response to the 3D trend, Presteigne Charter, an international dry hire and systems rental specialists, recently developed a portable 3D camera system prototype that affords the ability to move along the sidelines of a pitch and around a venue.
He had been felling trees in the Casob area of Presteigne, Mid Wales, when the accident happened.
PRESTEIGNE brothers David and Robert Weale, who have won the British Isles fours title twice, looked set to add another title to their haul when they opened upa9-1 lead over England champions Colin Goldsmith and Gordon Charlton in the pairs final in Llandrindod Wells yesterday.
RICHARD LEE, who has run a highly successful operation from his stables in Presteigne on the Welsh borders for more than 20 years, is moving to a new base near Hereford, writes John Sexton.
BBC News reported last week that the town of Presteigne in the county of Powys in mid-Wales hosted a two-day festival and rally earlier this month highlighting electric bicycles, as well as electric-assisted bikes, or "pedelecs.
An inquest in Powys heard how the businessman plotted to kill his wife Vera, 75, at their luxury pounds 1m mansion in Presteigne, Powys.