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Ammanford (Rhydaman) is a town and community in the county of Carmarthenshire, Wales, with a population 5,293 according to the Office for National Statistics (2001), increasing to 5,411 at the 2011 census. [1]

93 relations: A474 road, A483 road, Adam Price, Agriculture, Alex Jones (Welsh presenter), Alexandra Roach, Alun Evans (cricketer), Ammanford A.F.C., Ammanford Cricket Club, Ammanford railway station, Ammanford RFC, Ammanford Urban District Council, Anthracite, Article (publishing), BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Wales Today, Betws, Carmarthenshire, Boiler, Breuillet, Essonne, Brynamman, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr (Assembly constituency), Carmarthen East and Dinefwr (UK Parliament constituency), Carmarthenshire, Carmarthenshire County Council, Christadelphians, Coaching inn, Coal, Community (Wales), County, Cross Inn, Crossroads (mythology), Dinefwr Borough Council, Donald Peers, Dyfed, East Carmarthenshire (UK Parliament constituency), England, English language, Engraving, Fairtrade Town, Ffeil, Gareth Jewell, Hamlet (place), Heart of Wales line, Homestead (buildings), Industrial Revolution, Ireland, Jarcrew, Jim Griffiths, John Rhys-Davies, Labour Party (UK), ..., Liberal Party (UK), Llandeilo, Llandybie, Llanedi, Llanelli, Llanelli railway station, Llanelly Railway, Member of parliament, Motorcycle speedway, National Eisteddfod of Wales, Neil Hamilton (politician), Newspaper, Office for National Statistics, Philanthropic Order of True Ivorites, Philosophy of religion, Plaid Cymru, Rae Jenkins, Rheinallt Nantlais Williams, Rick Smith (Underworld), River Amman, Rugby union, Scotland, Shopping, Shrewsbury, Sister city, South Wales Premier Cricket League, Steam engine, Swansea, Tavern, The Fairtrade Foundation, The Lord of the Rings (film series), The One Show, Theology, Town, Tycroes, Underworld (band), Village, Wales, Watkin Hezekiah Williams, Welsh Football League Division Two, Welsh language, Welsh Rugby Union, Western Mail (Wales). Expand index (43 more) »

A474 road

The A474 is a suburban main route in south Wales.

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A483 road

The A483, also known as the Swansea to Chester Trunk Road, is a major road in the United Kingdom.

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Adam Price

Adam Price (born 23 September 1968) is a politician in Wales, and the current AM for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr as well as the former Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr.

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Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.

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Alex Jones (Welsh presenter)

Charlotte Alexandra Jones (born 18 March 1977) is a Welsh television presenter, best known for co-presenting the BBC One magazine programme The One Show with Matt Baker.

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Alexandra Roach

Alexandra Elizabeth Roach (born 23 August 1987) is a Welsh actress.

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Alun Evans (cricketer)

Alun Evans (born August 20, 1975) is a Welsh cricketer.

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Ammanford A.F.C.

Ammanford A.F.C. is a football club from Ammanford, Carmarthenshire in Wales.

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Ammanford Cricket Club

Ammanford Cricket Club is a cricket club from Ammanford in Wales.

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Ammanford railway station

Ammanford railway station serves the town of Ammanford in Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Ammanford RFC

Ammanford Rugby Football Club is a rugby union team from the town of Ammanford, West Wales.

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Ammanford Urban District Council

Ammanford Urban District Council was a former local authority in Carmarthenshire.

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Anthracite, often referred to as hard coal, is a hard, compact variety of coal that has a submetallic luster.

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Article (publishing)

An article is a written work published in a print or electronic medium.

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BBC Radio Cymru

BBC Radio Cymru is BBC Cymru Wales' Welsh-language national radio network.

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BBC Wales Today

Wales Today is the BBC's national news programme for Wales, broadcast on BBC One Wales from the headquarters of BBC Wales in Llandaff, Cardiff.

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Betws, Carmarthenshire

Betws is a small village on the River Amman, some 15 miles north of Swansea, Wales; it is part of the ecclesiastical parish of Betws and Ammanford.

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A boiler is a closed vessel in which fluid (generally water) is heated.

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Breuillet, Essonne

Breuillet is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

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Brynamman (Brynaman) is a village on the south side of the Black Mountain (Y Mynydd Du), part of the Brecon Beacons National Park (Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog).

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Carmarthen East and Dinefwr (Assembly constituency)

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Carmarthen East and Dinefwr (UK Parliament constituency)

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr (Dwyrain Caerfyrddin a Dinefwr) is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin; or informally Sir Gâr) is a unitary authority in the southwest of Wales and is the largest of the thirteen historic counties of Wales.

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Carmarthenshire County Council

Carmarthenshire County Council (Cyngor Sir Gaerfyrddin) is the local council for the county of Carmarthenshire, Wales, providing a range of services under the control of elected county councillors that include education, planning, transport, social services and public safety.

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The Christadelphians are a millenarian Christian group who hold a view of Biblical Unitarianism.

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Coaching inn

The coaching inn (also coaching house or staging inn) was a vital part of Europe's inland transport infrastructure until the development of the railway, providing a resting point for people and horses.

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Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.

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Community (Wales)

A community (cymuned) is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest tier of local government in Wales.

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A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.

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Cross Inn

Cross Inn is a settlement in Carmarthenshire on the A4066 between St Clears and Laugharne.

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Crossroads (mythology)

In folk magic and mythology, crossroads may represent a location "between the worlds" and, as such, a site where supernatural spirits can be contacted and paranormal events can take place.

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Dinefwr Borough Council

Dinefwr was a local government district of Dyfed, Wales from 1974 to 1996.

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Donald Peers

Donald Peers (10 July 1908 – 9 August 1973) was a popular Welsh singer.

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Dyfed is a preserved county of Wales. It was created on 1 April 1974, as an amalgamation of the three pre-existing counties of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. It was abolished twenty-two years later, on 1 April 1996, when the three original counties were reinstated, Cardiganshire being renamed Ceredigion the following day. The name "Dyfed" is retained for certain ceremonial and other purposes. It is a mostly rural county in southwestern Wales with a coastline on the Irish Sea and the Bristol Channel.

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East Carmarthenshire (UK Parliament constituency)

East Carmarthenshire was a county constituency in Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it.

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Fairtrade Town

The Fair Trade Towns campaign is the result of a grass-roots citizens movement that started in the UK in 2001 (see below).

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Ffeil (File) is a Welsh-language television news programme for children and young people, produced by BBC Cymru Wales for S4C.

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Gareth Jewell

Gareth Jewell (born 7th June 1983) is a British television actor from Ammanford, Wales.

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Hamlet (place)

A hamlet is a small human settlement.

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Heart of Wales line

The Heart of Wales line (Rheilffordd Calon Cymru) is a railway line running from Craven Arms in Shropshire to Llanelli in southwest Wales.

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Homestead (buildings)

A homestead is a dwelling, especially a farmhouse, and adjacent outbuildings, typically on a large agricultural holding such as a ranch or station.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Jarcrew was a five-piece dance-punk band from Ammanford, Wales.

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Jim Griffiths

James Griffiths (19 September 1890 – 7 August 1975) was a Welsh Labour politician, trade union leader and the first Secretary of State for Wales.

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John Rhys-Davies

John Rhys-Davies (born 5 May 1944) is a Welsh actor and voice actor known for his portrayal of Gimli in ''The Lord of the Rings'' trilogy and the charismatic excavator Sallah in the ''Indiana Jones'' films.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Liberal Party (UK)

The Liberal Party was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom – with the opposing Conservative Party – in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Llandeilo is a community and town in Carmarthenshire, Wales, situated at the crossing of the River Towy by the A483 on a 19th-century stone bridge.

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Llandybie (Welsh: Llandybïe, 'Saint Tybie's Church') is a community which includes a large village of the same name situated two miles north of Ammanford in Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Llanedi is a village and community in Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Llanelli ("St Elli's Parish"), the largest town in both the county of Carmarthenshire and the preserved county of Dyfed, Wales, sits on the Loughor estuary on the West Wales coast, approximately west-northwest of Swansea and south-east of the county town, Carmarthen.

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Llanelli railway station

Llanelli railway station is the railway station serving the town of Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Llanelly Railway

The Llanelly Railway and Dock Company was an early Welsh railway system.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Motorcycle speedway

Motorcycle speedway, usually referred to as speedway, is a motorcycle sport involving four and sometimes up to six riders competing over four anti-clockwise laps of an oval circuit.

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National Eisteddfod of Wales

The National Eisteddfod of Wales (Welsh: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru) is the most important of several eisteddfodau that are held annually, mostly in Wales.

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Neil Hamilton (politician)

Mostyn Neil Hamilton (born 9 March 1949) is a British politician, barrister, and former teacher.

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A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events.

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Office for National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.

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Philanthropic Order of True Ivorites

The Philanthropic Order of True Ivorites commonly referred to as the Ivorites Society or the Ivorites (Yr Iforiaid) was a friendly society founded in Wrexham, Wales, in 1836.

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Philosophy of religion

Philosophy of religion is "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved in religious traditions." These sorts of philosophical discussion are ancient, and can be found in the earliest known manuscripts concerning philosophy.

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Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru (officially Plaid Cymru – Party of Wales, often referred to simply as Plaid) is a social-democratic political party in Wales advocating for Welsh independence from the United Kingdom within the European Union.

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Rae Jenkins

Rae Jenkins, born Henry Horatio Jenkins (19 April 1903 – 29 March 1985) was a Welsh violinist and later conductor of light music, notably with the BBC Midland Light Orchestra (1942–1946), the.

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Rheinallt Nantlais Williams

Rheinallt Nantlais Williams MBE (1911 – 1993) was a Welsh professor of the philosophy of religion and principal of the Presbyterian United Theological College Aberystwyth in Wales.

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Rick Smith (Underworld)

Richard Smith (born 25 May 1959) is a Welsh musician.

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River Amman

The River Amman is a river of south Wales, which joins the River Loughor at Pantyffynnon.

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Rugby union

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.

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Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Shopping is an activity in which a customer browses the available goods or services presented by one or more retailers with the potential intent to purchase a suitable selection of them.

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Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, England.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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South Wales Premier Cricket League

The South Wales Premier Cricket League, also known as the SWALEC Premier Cricket League for sponsorship reasons, is the top level of competition for recreational club cricket in South Wales.

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Steam engine

A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.

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Swansea (Abertawe), is a coastal city and county, officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe) in Wales, UK.

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A tavern is a place of business where people gather to drink alcoholic beverages and be served food, and in most cases, where travelers receive lodging.

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The Fairtrade Foundation

The Fairtrade Foundation is a charity based in the United Kingdom that works to empower disadvantaged producers in developing countries by tackling injustice in conventional trade, in particular by promoting and licensing the Fairtrade Mark, a guarantee that products retailed in the UK have been produced in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards.

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The Lord of the Rings (film series)

The Lord of the Rings is a film series consisting of three high fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson.

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The One Show

The One Show is a British television magazine and chat show programme.

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Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine.

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A town is a human settlement.

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Tycroes is a village in Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Underworld (band)

Underworld are a British electronic music group formed in 1980 in Cardiff and the principal name under which musicians Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have recorded together.

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A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.

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Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Watkin Hezekiah Williams

Watkin Hezekiah Williams (1844–1905), known as Watcyn Wyn, was a Welsh schoolmaster and poet.

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Welsh Football League Division Two

The Welsh Football League Division Two, (currently the Nathanielcars.co.uk Welsh League Division Two, for sponsorship reasons) is a football league and forms the third level of the Welsh football league system in South Wales.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.

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Welsh Rugby Union

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) (Undeb Rygbi Cymru) is the governing body of rugby union in Wales, recognised by the sport's international governing body, World Rugby.

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Western Mail (Wales)

The Western Mail is a daily newspaper published by Media Wales Ltd in Cardiff, Wales owned by the UK's largest newspaper company, Trinity Mirror.

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