Local government in Wales
For local government purposes, Wales has since 1 April 1996 been divided into 22 single-tier principal areas. The elected councils of these areas are responsible for the provision of all local governm...
Local government in Wales - Wikipedia
The 15 Best Watches Under $5,000
At HODINKEE, we like watches. We like them a lot. And though we do sometimes write about watches that inhabit stratospheric price points, we also know that realistically speaking, there is not always ...
Photo Essay : Northern Wales
Last November I had the pleasure of visiting Northern Wales as a guest of Visit Wales. I had never been to Wales before and it wasn’t high on my list of places to visit. It is so often overshadowed by...
Discovering Cardiff: Cafes, Castles, and Covered Arcades
The Plan Cafe in the Morgan Arcade uring my third trip to the UK, I made it a point to head west from London to discover Cardiff, the capital of Wales. To
Cardiff
Cardiff is now among Europe's most sophisticated and exciting capitals, with the development of Cardiff Bay presenting a dazzling array of restaurants, bars ...
Preserved counties of Wales
The preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for the ceremonial purposes of lieutenancy and shrievalty. They are based on the counties created by the Local Government Act 1972 a...
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Historic counties of Wales
The historic counties of Wales are sub-divisions of Wales. They were used for various functions for several hundred years, but have been largely superseded by contemporary sub-national divisions, som...
Historic counties of Wales - Wikipedia
History of local government in Wales
The history of local government Wales in a recognisably modern form emerged during the late 19th century.
From 1889 to 1974, counties made up of administrative counties and county boroughs were us...
History of local government in Wales - Wikipedia
Blaenau Gwent
Blaenau Gwent (pronounced /ˌblaɪnaɪ ˈɡwɛnt/, [ˈbləɨ.naɨ]) is a county borough in South Wales, sharing its name with a parliamentary constituency. It borders the unitary authority areas of Monmouthshi...
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Caerphilly County Borough
3°10′59″W / 51.656°N 3.183°W / 51.656; -3.183Caerphilly (Welsh: Caerffili) is a county borough in southern Wales, straddling the ancient county boundary between Glamorgan ...
Conwy County Borough
Conwy County Borough (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy) is a unitary authority area in north of Wales.
It contains the major settlements of Llandudno, Llandudno Junction, Llanrwst, Betws-y-Coed, Con...
Merthyr Tydfil
3°22′41″W / 51.742892°N 3.3780491°W / 51.742892; -3.3780491Merthyr Tydfil (/ˈmɜrθər ˈtɪdvɪl/; Welsh: Merthyr Tudful [ˈmɛrθɨr ˈtɨːdvɨ̞l]) is a town in Wales, with a populat...
Merthyr Tydfil - Wikipedia
Neath Port Talbot
Neath Port Talbot (Welsh: Castell-nedd Port Talbot) is a county borough and one of the unitary authority areas of Wales. Neath Port Talbot is the 8th most populous local authority area in Wales a...
Neath Port Talbot - Wikipedia
Rhondda Cynon Taf
Rhondda Cynon Taf ([ˈr̥ɔnða ˈkənɔn ˈtaːv]), or RCT, is a county borough in the South Wales Valleys of Wales. It consists of 3 valleys: the Rhondda Valley, Cynon Valley, and Taff-Ely Valley. Results fr...
Rhondda Cynon Taf - Wikipedia
Torfaen
Torfaen (/tɔrˈvaɪn/; Welsh: Tor-faen [tɔrˈvaɪn]) is a county borough in Wales within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire. It was originally formed in 1974 as a district of the county of Gwent...
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Vale of Glamorgan
The Vale of Glamorgan (Welsh: Bro Morgannwg [ˈbroː mɔrˈɡanʊɡ]) is a county borough in Wales. The Vale of Glamorgan has a successful agriculture industry and is the most southerly county in Wales. ...
Vale of Glamorgan - Wikipedia
Wrexham County Borough
Wrexham County Borough (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam [ˈwrɛksam]) is a local government principal area centred on the town of Wrexham in north-east Wales. The county borough has a population o...
Wrexham County Borough - Wikipedia
Anglesey
Anglesey or Ynys Môn (/ˈæŋɡəlsiː/; Welsh: Ynys Môn, [ˈənɨs ˈmoːn]) is an island off the north west coast of Wales. Two bridges span the Menai Strait, connecting it to the mainland: the Menai Suspe...
Anglesey - Wikipedia