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Gwent (county)

Index Gwent (county)

Gwent is a preserved county and a former local government county in south-east Wales. [1]

38 relations: Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen, Bedwellty, Blaenau Gwent, Brynmawr, Caerphilly County Borough, Coleg Gwent, County borough, District of Monmouth, District of Newport, England, Gwent Police, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Gwent Wildlife Trust, High sheriff, High Sheriff of Gwent, Historic counties of Wales, Islwyn, Kingdom of Gwent, Lieutenancy area, Llanelly, Local Government (Wales) Act 1994, Local Government Act 1972, Local government in Wales, Lord Lieutenant of Gwent, Mid Glamorgan, Monmouthshire, Monmouthshire (historic), National Library of Wales, Newport, Wales, Office for National Statistics, Office of Public Sector Information, Preserved counties of Wales, Ralph A. Griffiths, Rhymney, Royal Gwent Hospital, St Mellons, Torfaen, Wales.

Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen

Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen is a community and an electoral ward in the county borough of Caerphilly, constituting the villages of Machen, Trethomas, Bedwas, and Upper and Lower Graig-y-Rhacca.

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Bedwellty

Bedwellty was a parish and urban district in Monmouthshire, South Wales, until 1974.

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Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent (pronounced) is a county borough in Wales, sharing its name with a parliamentary constituency.

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Brynmawr

Brynmawr (sometimes hyphenated to Bryn-mawr) is a market town and electoral ward in Blaenau Gwent, South Wales.

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Caerphilly County Borough

Caerphilly (Caerffili) is a county borough in southern Wales, straddling the ancient county boundary between Glamorgan and Monmouthshire.

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Coleg Gwent

Coleg Gwent (Gwent College) is Wales' largest further education college at various locations in the former county of Gwent, South Wales.

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County borough

County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.

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District of Monmouth

Monmouth district (Trefynwy) was one of five districts of Gwent in Wales between 1974 and 1996.

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District of Newport

The Newport district (Casnewydd) was one of the five local government districts of Gwent from 1974 to 1996.

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England

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

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Gwent Police

Gwent Police (Heddlu Gwent) is a territorial police force in Wales, responsible for policing the local authority areas of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner

The Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner is the police and crime commissioner for the Gwent Police area.

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Gwent Wildlife Trust

Gwent Wildlife Trust (Ymddiriedolaeth Natur Gwent) (GWT) is a wildlife trust covering the area between the lower Wye and Rhymney rivers which forms the vice county of Monmouthshire in south-east Wales.

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High sheriff

A high sheriff is a ceremonial officer for each shrieval county of England and Wales and Northern Ireland or the chief sheriff of a number of paid sheriffs in U.S. states who outranks and commands the others in their court-related functions.

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High Sheriff of Gwent

The office of High Sheriff of Gwent was established in 1974 under section 219 of the Local Government Act 1972, replacing the shrievalty of Monmouthshire.

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Historic counties of Wales

The historic counties of Wales are sub-divisions of Wales.

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Islwyn

The Borough of Islwyn was one of five local government districts of Gwent from 1974 to 1996.

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Kingdom of Gwent

Gwent (Guent) was a medieval Welsh kingdom, lying between the Rivers Wye and Usk.

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Lieutenancy area

Lieutenancy areas are the separate areas of the United Kingdom appointed a Lord Lieutenant - the representative of the British monarch.

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Llanelly

Llanelly (Llanelli) is the name of both a parish and community in the principal area of Monmouthshire, within the historic boundaries of Brecknockshire, south-east Wales.

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Local Government (Wales) Act 1994

The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which created the current local government structure in Wales of 22 unitary authority areas, referred to as principal areas in the Act, and abolished the previous two-tier structure of counties and districts.

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Local Government Act 1972

The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.

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Local government in Wales

Since 1 April 1996, Wales has been divided into 22 single-tier principal areas for local government purposes.

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Lord Lieutenant of Gwent

The office of Lord Lieutenant of Gwent was created on 1 April 1974 as the Monarch's representative covering the newly formed administrative county of Gwent.

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Mid Glamorgan

Mid Glamorgan (Morgannwg Ganol) is a preserved county of Wales.

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Monmouthshire

Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy) is a county in south east Wales.

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Monmouthshire (historic)

Monmouthshire, also known as the County of Monmouth (Sir Fynwy), is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales and a former administrative county.

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National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales (Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru), Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales and is one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies.

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Newport, Wales

Newport (Casnewydd) is a cathedral and university city and unitary authority area in south east Wales.

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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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Office of Public Sector Information

The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.

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Preserved counties of Wales

The preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for the ceremonial purposes of lieutenancy and shrievalty.

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Ralph A. Griffiths

Ralph A. Griffiths is an Emeritus Professor at Swansea University.

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Rhymney

Rhymney (Rhymni) is a town and a community located in the county borough of Caerphilly in South Wales, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire.

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Royal Gwent Hospital

The Royal Gwent Hospital is the principal hospital in the city of Newport.

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St Mellons

St Mellons (Llaneirwg) is a district and suburb of southeastern Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.

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Torfaen

Torfaen (Tor-faen) is a county borough in Wales within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire.

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Wales

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

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Redirects here:

County of Gwent, Gwent, Wales.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gwent_(county)

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