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Newtown, Powys

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Newtown (Y Drenewydd) is the largest town in the county of Powys, Wales. [1]

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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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A489 road

The A489, officially known as the Newtown to Machynlleth Trunk Road in Wales, is a trunk road in the United Kingdom running from Craven Arms, Shropshire to Machynlleth, Powys and crossing the Wales-England border.

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Aberhafesp is a community and small village in Powys, Wales.

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Abermule (Aber-miwl) is a village lying on the River Severn 6 km (4 miles) northeast of Newtown in Powys, mid Wales.

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Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre, and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales, often colloquially known as Aber.

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Adfa, Powys

Adfa is a village in the Welsh county of Powys, in mid Wales.

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Arriva Trains Wales

Arriva Trains Wales (Trenau Arriva Cymru) (ATW) is a British train operating company owned by Arriva UK Trains that operates the Wales & Borders franchise.

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Back Lane drill hall, Newtown

The Back Lane drill hall is a former military installation in Newtown, Wales.

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Barry Hoban

Barry Hoban (born 5 February 1940) is a former English professional cyclist who rode during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Bettws Cedewain

Bettws Cedewain (Betws Cedewain), also known as Bettws Cedewen, is a small village and community in Powys, Wales.

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Cambrian Mills

The Cambrian Mills was a complex of woollen mill buildings in Newtown, Powys, Wales, that operated from 1856 to 1912, when they were destroyed by fire.

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A cantref (plural cantrefi) was a medieval Welsh land division, particularly important in the administration of Welsh law.

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Chartism was a working-class movement for political reform in Britain that existed from 1838 to 1857.

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Chester (Caer) is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales.

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A commote (Welsh cwmwd, sometimes spelt in older documents as cymwd, plural cymydau, less frequently cymydoedd),Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru (University of Wales Dictionary), p. 643 was a secular division of land in Medieval Wales.

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Craven Arms

Craven Arms is a small town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, on the A49 road and the Welsh Marches railway line, which link it north and south to the larger towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow respectively.

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Dolfor is a small hamlet in the north of Powys, Wales.

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Dolforwyn Castle

Dolforwyn Castle (Castell Dolforwyn) is a Welsh medieval castle above the village of Abermule, Powys.

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Edward I of England

Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307.

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England–Wales border

The England–Wales border, sometimes the Wales–England border or the Anglo-Welsh border, is the border between England and Wales, two constituent countries of the United Kingdom.

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Flannel is a soft woven fabric, of various fineness.

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Frank Shayler

Frank Hearn Shayler or Frank Shayler (1867–1954) was a Shrewsbury-based architect who worked in an Arts and Crafts style.

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George Latham (footballer)

George Latham MC & Bar (1 January 1881 – 9 July 1939) was a Welsh international footballer and coach.

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Geraint Goodwin

Arthur Geraint Goodwin (1 May 1903 – 10 October 1941) was a Welsh journalist, novelist and short story writer from near Newtown, Montgomeryshire, who wrote about rural life on the Welsh border.

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Harry Beadles

George Harold "Harry" Beadles (28 September 1897 – 29 August 1958) was a Welsh professional footballer who played for Liverpool, Cardiff City, Southport and Dundalk, as well as the Wales national football team.

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Historic counties of Wales

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

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History of the cooperative movement

The history of the cooperative movement concerns the origins and history of cooperatives.

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John Bentley (politician)

John Bentley (March 23, 1822–March 5, 1894) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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Kerry, Powys

Kerry (Ceri) is a village and geographically large community in Powys, Wales.

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Latham Park

Latham Park is a multi-purpose stadium in Newtown, Wales.

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Les Herbiers

Les Herbiers is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

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Llanllwchaiarn (more usually spelt Llanllwchaearn in Welsh) is a village on the outskirts of Newtown in Powys, Wales.

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Llywelyn ap Gruffudd

Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (c. 1223 – 11 December 1282), sometimes written as Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, also known as Llywelyn the Last (lit), was Prince of Wales (Princeps Wallie; Tywysog Cymru) from 1258 until his death at Cilmeri in 1282.

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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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Machynlleth, sometimes referred to colloquially as Mach, is a market town, community and electoral ward in Powys, Wales and within the historic boundaries of Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn).

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Mail order

Mail order is the buying of goods or services by mail delivery.

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Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Market town

Market town or market right is a legal term, originating in the Middle Ages, for a European settlement that has the right to host markets, distinguishing it from a village and city.

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Mary, mother of Jesus

Mary was a 1st-century BC Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament and the Quran.

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Mochdre, Powys

Mochdre is a small village in Montgomeryshire, Powys, Wales.

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Montgomery Canal

The Montgomery Canal (Camlas Trefaldwyn), known colloquially as "The Monty", is a partially restored canal in Powys, in eastern Wales, and in northwest Shropshire, in western England.

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Montgomeryshire, also known as Maldwyn (Sir Drefaldwyn meaning "the Shire of Baldwin's town") is one of thirteen historic counties and a former administrative county of Wales.

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Montgomeryshire (Assembly constituency)

Montgomeryshire is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Montgomeryshire (UK Parliament constituency)

Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn) is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Mortimer is an English surname.

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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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National Express Coaches

National Express is an intercity and InterRegional coach operator providing services throughout Great Britain.

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Newtown A.F.C.

Newtown Association Football Club is a Welsh football club that plays in the Welsh Premier League.

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Newtown High School, Powys

Newtown High School is a secondary comprehensive school for boys and girls.

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Newtown railway station (Wales)

Newtown railway station (Y Drenewydd) is a railway station serving Newtown in Powys, Wales.

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Newtown RFC

Newtown Rugby Football Club is a rugby union club in Newtown, Mid Wales.

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In English church history, a nonconformist was a Protestant who did not "conform" to the governance and usages of the established Church of England.

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Phil Mills

Phil Mills (born 30 August 1963) is a British rally racing co-driver.

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Philip Parkin

Andrew Philip Parkin (born 12 December 1961) is a Welsh professional golfer who has also worked as a golf commentator and analyst.

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Planned community

A planned community, or planned city, is any community that was carefully planned from its inception and is typically constructed on previously undeveloped greenfield land.

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Post town

A post town is a required part of all postal addresses in the United Kingdom, and a basic unit of the postal delivery system.

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Powys is a principal area, a county and one of the preserved counties of Wales.

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Powys County Council

Powys County Council (Cyngor Sir Powys) is the local authority for Powys, one of the administrative areas of Wales.

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Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru) was a title granted to princes born in Wales from the 12th century onwards; the term replaced the use of the word king.

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Pryce Pryce-Jones

Sir Pryce Pryce-Jones (16 October 1834 – 11 January 1920) was a Welsh entrepreneur who was one of the first to succeed in the mail order business.

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River Severn

The River Severn (Afon Hafren, Sabrina) is a river in the United Kingdom.

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Robert Owen

Robert Owen (14 May 1771 – 17 November 1858) was a Welsh textile manufacturer, philanthropic social reformer, and one of the founders of utopian socialism and the cooperative movement.

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Roger de Montgomery

Roger de Montgomery (died 1094), also known as Roger the Great de Montgomery, was the first Earl of Shrewsbury, and Earl of Arundel, Sussex.

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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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Rural area

In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities.

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Sarn, Powys

Sarn is a small village in Powys, Wales.

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Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, England.

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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 textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or thread).

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Tour de France

The Tour de France is an annual male multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries.

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Tregynon is a small village and community in Powys, Wales.

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UEFA Europa League

The UEFA Europa League is an annual football club competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs.

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Utopian socialism

Utopian socialism is a label used to define the first currents of modern socialist thought as exemplified by the work of Henri de Saint-Simon, Charles Fourier, Étienne Cabet and Robert Owen.

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The Vendée is a department in the Pays-de-la-Loire region in west-central France, on the Atlantic Ocean.

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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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Welsh Cup

The Welsh Football Association Cup (Cwpan Cymdeithas Pêl-droed Cymru) is a knock-out football competition contested annually by teams in the Welsh football league system.

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Welsh Premier League

The Welsh Premier League (Uwch Gynghrair Cymru) is the national football league for Wales.

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WHSmith PLC (also known as WHS or colloquially as Smith's, and formerly W. H. Smith & Son) is a British retailer, headquartered in Swindon, Wiltshire, which operates a chain of high street, railway station, airport, port, hospital and motorway service station shops selling books, stationery, magazines, newspapers, entertainment products and confectionary.

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Wisconsin State Assembly

The Wisconsin State Assembly is the lower house of the Wisconsin Legislature.

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World Rally Championship

The World Rally Championship (WRC) is a rallying series organised by the FIA, culminating with a champion driver and manufacturer.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newtown,_Powys

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