• The event was hosted at the Celtic Manor Resort in the city of Newport, South Wales, also the venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Paviland limestone caves of the Gower Peninsula in south Wales are by far the richest source of Aurignacian material in Britain, including burins and scrapers dated to about 28,500 years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heart South Wales is a British Independent Local Radio station serving South and West Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • The South Wales licence remains under Global's ownership. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both stations were rebranded and relaunched as Heart North Wales and Heart South Wales on Tuesday 6 May 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heart South Wales broadcasts hourly regional news bulletins from 6am-7pm on weekdays and 6am-12pm at weekends - including two ten-minute weekday programmes, Heart Morning News at 6am and Heart Nightly News at 6.45pm - and headlines on the half hour during weekday breakfast and drivetime shows. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smooth Wales is an Independent Local Radio station broadcasting to the Cardiff area of South Wales and to the Wrexham area of North Wales, as well as parts of Cheshire in England. (wikipedia.org)
  • The two stations now broadcasting as Smooth in Wales were originally the AM frequencies of separate ILR stations in North and South Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following the merger of Capital Radio Group and GWR Group in 2005, forming GCap Media, ownership of Capital Gold stations, including that of the South Wales service, transferred to the new company. (wikipedia.org)
  • Primarily a wicket-keeper, he played 16 first-class cricket matches for New South Wales between 1886 and 1894, taking 28 catches, stumping 5 batsmen and scoring 121 runs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales & West was a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operated the South Wales & West franchise from 1996 until 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originally privatised under the name South Wales and West Railway, the company operated a network of local and middle-distance services in South Wales and the south west of England. (wikipedia.org)
  • The shortened Wales and West name was adopted to replace the original identity of South Wales & West Railway, with various updates to the company logo taking place. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tennis Wales organises junior, open and veterans' tournaments, including local and regional leagues-North Wales and South Wales-and county teams. (wikipedia.org)
  • October 8 - A Unitarian Association is formed in South Wales, with Josiah Rees and Iolo Morganwg among its leaders. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the era of rapid industrialisation after the Napoleonic Wars, nonconformity became firmly established in the new industrial settlements of South Wales as migrants from the rural counties brought their religious affiliations with them. (wikipedia.org)
  • The South Wales Metro (Welsh: Metro De Cymru) is a proposed integration of heavy rail and development of light rail and bus-based public transport services and systems in South East Wales around the hub of Cardiff Central. (wikipedia.org)
  • The existing rail-based transport systems in South Wales were severely degraded following the 1960s Beeching Axe, with the closure of many lines serving the former mining communities and their links to ports on the South Wales Coast. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most of these closed lines ran across the north-south geography, cutting through and across the South Wales Valleys. (wikipedia.org)
  • published a report by Mark Barry of M&G Barry Consulting, calling for an investment of £2.5bn over 10 years to connect Cardiff, Newport and the South Wales Valleys. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the Welsh Government, supported by parties including a CBP team led by Mark Barry, had successfully lobbied at Westminster for the extension of the Great Western Main Line electrification programme west to Swansea, and north into the South Wales Valleys, Barry developed a more detailed blueprint plan for Cardiff. (wikipedia.org)
  • South Wales Metro project in November 2015;procurement started in July 2016 and is being managed by Transport for Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • South Wales Echo. (wikipedia.org)
  • 24 October - South Wales Miners' Federation founded. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1 November - Coal miners are balloted for strike action by the South Wales Miners' Federation, resulting in 12,000 men working for the Cambrian Combine beginning a 10-month strike. (wikipedia.org)
  • The regions are South Wales East, South Wales Central, South Wales West, Mid and West Wales and North Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • R. D. Blackmore - The Maid of Sker Thomas Thomas - Hynodion Hen Bregethwyr Cymru The South Wales "Cor Mawr", conducted by Griffith R. Jones (Caradog) wins a national choral competition at Crystal Palace. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Newcastle / ˈ nj uː k ɑː s əl / metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie local government areas . (wikipedia.org)
  • While returning, Lt. Shortland entered what he later described as "a very fine river", which he named after New South Wales' Governor John Hunter . (wikipedia.org)
  • Over the next two years, coal mined from the area was the New South Wales colony's first export. (wikipedia.org)
  • Philip Gidley King , the Governor of New South Wales from 1800, decided on a more positive approach to exploit the now obvious natural resources of the Hunter Valley . (wikipedia.org)
  • Engadine is a suburb in southern Sydney , in the state of New South Wales , Australia . (wikipedia.org)
  • Ballina / ˈ b æ l ɪ n ə / is a town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales , Australia, and the seat of the Ballina Shire local government area . (wikipedia.org)
  • Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands , New South Wales , Australia . (wikipedia.org)
  • Armidale's elevation gives it a milder climate than most of northern New South Wales, but the summers are still very warm. (wikipedia.org)
  • North Rocks is a suburb in the Hills District within Greater Western Sydney , in the state of New South Wales , Australia , located 26 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district . (wikipedia.org)
  • Richmond High School , (abbreviated as RHS ) is a government-funded co-educational comprehensive secondary day school , located on Lennox Street, Richmond , in the Hawkesbury River region of New South Wales , Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The school is operated by the New South Wales Department of Education . (wikipedia.org)
  • This article related to a New South Wales school is a stub . (wikipedia.org)
  • By Alison Sanders South Wales Argus GWENT walkers raised £30,000 over the last four years for a Welsh kidney charity. (causes.com)
  • Stagecoach in South Wales has developed a corporate travel scheme that saves your company and your employees money. (stagecoachbus.com)
  • Our South Wales megarider ticket is perfect for regular commuters. (stagecoachbus.com)
  • Hospital plans 'not detailed enough' Jump to media player Plans to reorganise hospitals in south Wales are not detailed enough, doctors in the area claim. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Call to abandon A&E shake-up Jump to media player The Conservatives call for a major shake up of accident and emergency services in south Wales to be abandoned due to the crisis in demand. (bbc.co.uk)
  • wales is one of two geographic top level domains for Wales (the other being .cymru) which were put forth by Nominet UK in 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name Air Wales (Welsh: Awyr Cymru) has been used by two airlines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Qualifications Wales (Welsh: Cymwysterau Cymru) is a Welsh Government sponsored body, responsible for the recognition of awarding bodies and the review and approval of non-degree qualifications in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sport Wales -Chwaraeon Cymru website. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wales TUC (Welsh: TUC Cymru) is the co-ordinating body of trade unions in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales TUC Cymru. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sport Wales (Welsh: Chwaraeon Cymru) is the national organisation responsible for developing and promoting sport and physical activity in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • The centre is also the headquarters of the Welsh Yachting Association (Cymdeithas Hwylio Cymru) (WYA), the governing body for the sports of powerboating, sailing and windsurfing in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cricket Wales (Welsh: Criced Cymru) is the national governing body of cricket in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • In July 2009, after a major refurbishment funded by CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales, it was relaunched as Archives Wales, or Archifau Cymru in the Welsh language. (wikipedia.org)
  • The URL is Archives.Wales or archifau.cymru Archives Wales forms part of the UK National Archives Network, a series of online catalogues which together cover local authority, HE and specialist archive repositories in all parts of the UK. (wikipedia.org)
  • Swim Wales (Welsh: Nofio Cymru) (WASA) (founded 1897 as the Welsh Amateur Swimming Association) is the national governing body of diving, swimming (including open water and synchronised swimming) and water polo, in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Swim Wales Nofio Cymru website. (wikipedia.org)
  • the Welsh-language Children's Laureate joint scheme between S4C, The Welsh Books Council, Literature Wales and Urdd Gobaith Cymru, and in 2005, administered the Cardiff Capital Poet project (Gillian Clarke). (wikipedia.org)
  • Canoe Wales-Canw Cymru website. (wikipedia.org)
  • O. M. Edwards published the monthly magazine Wales as the English-language version of Cymru, 1894-1897. (wikipedia.org)
  • Global's Cardiff Bay newsroom also produces news bulletins for Heart North Wales (owned by Communicorp), Smooth Wales, Capital North West and Wales and Capital Cymru. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mid Wales (Welsh: Canolbarth Cymru or simply Y Canolbarth "The Midlands") is the name given to the central region of Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Basketball Wales (Welsh: Pêl-fasged Cymru) (founded in 1952 as the Basketball Association of Wales) is the sole controller and the national governing body of all aspects of the game of basketball in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Forward Wales (or Cymru Ymlaen in Welsh) was a political party operating in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • 4.275 West Wales (Welsh: Gorllewin Cymru) is the western region of Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • The project started in April 2003 from an amalgamation of the Cymru Prosper Wales work placement scheme, the Graduate Wales project with additional services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Badminton Wales (formerly Welsh Badminton Cymru or WBC) is the national governing body for badminton in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Welsh Badminton Cymru relocated to the Sport Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff from Cardiff Bay in January 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • NHS Wales (Welsh: GIG Cymru) is the official corporate name of the Welsh National Health Service (Gwasanaeth Iechyd Gwladol Cymru): a publicly funded healthcare system which is the responsibility of the Welsh Government. (wikipedia.org)
  • NHS Direct Wales/Galw Iechyd Cymru provides a non-emergency telephone health advice and information service. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tennis portal Tennis Wales (Welsh: Tenis Cymru) is the national governing body for tennis in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tennis Wales Tenis Cymru website. (wikipedia.org)
  • North Wales (Welsh: Gogledd Cymru) is the northernmost unofficial region of Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Woodfest Wales (Welsh: Gŵyl Coed Cymru) is an annual wood carving event that was first held on 8-9 June 2002 in St Asaph, and attracted more than 18,000 visitors in 2004. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hockey Wales (Welsh: Hoci Cymru) is the national governing body for hockey in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hockey Wales-Hoci Cymru website. (wikipedia.org)
  • One Wales (Welsh: Cymru'n Un, pronounced [ˈkəmrɨn ˈɨn]) was the coalition agreement for the National Assembly for Wales between Labour and Plaid Cymru agreed to by Rhodri Morgan, First Minister of Wales and leader of Welsh Labour, and Ieuan Wyn Jones, leader of Plaid Cymru, on 27 June 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • After one month of minority government, talks between Ieuan Wyn Jones and Rhodri Morgan resulted in the One Wales agreement between Labour and Plaid Cymru, giving the Government a majority of 22. (wikipedia.org)
  • National Eisteddfod of Wales - held at Newport Chair - John Thomas Job Crown - Thomas Mafonwy Davies Caniadau Cymru (anthology) John Cadvan Davies - Caneuon Cadvan Alfred Neobard Palmer - Owen Tanat Ellis Pierce - Teulu'r Gilfach Owen Rhoscomyl - The White Rose of Arno John William Willis-Bund - The Celtic Church of Wales Walford Davies - Overture in D minor Llyfr Hymnau a Thonau y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd (collection of hymns) Arthur Cheetham begins making films in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • A new website dedicated to people with kidney disease in Wales will be launched later today, offering support to hundreds of families.Kidney Wales Foundation will launch People Like Us Cymru, a patient-led support website today. (causes.com)
  • The first Air Wales was an airline operating flights between Cardiff International Airport and Hawarden Airport in Flintshire commencing in 1977 and ending 18 months later. (wikipedia.org)
  • The second Air Wales was an entirely separate unrelated airline also based at Cardiff International Airport in Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan. (wikipedia.org)
  • It began operations at Cardiff Airport on 6 December 1977 using a 9-seater Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain (G-BWAL) on its twice-daily scheduled route from Cardiff to Hawarden Airport, Flintshire - a destination which was billed as "Chester" (even though Hawarden is in Wales and Chester is the other side of the Welsh/English border). (wikipedia.org)
  • Clwyd County Council provided the company with a start-up grant of £10,000 on the grounds that the service would improve communications between North East Wales and Cardiff. (wikipedia.org)
  • Squash Wales is based at the Sport Wales National Centre, Cardiff, having moved from their office at the St Mellons Country Club, Cardiff on 7 December 2009, their home for the previous 13 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • The General Secretary of the Wales TUC is Martin Mansfield (2009), who is based in the Cardiff office. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cricket Wales is based at the SWALEC Stadium, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. (wikipedia.org)
  • Finance Wales has four offices across Wales, with headquarters in Cardiff. (wikipedia.org)
  • It starts after Cardiff gate The UK Office for National Statistics has as its highest level sub-division, East Wales, covering the whole east side of the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • The organisation also selects the National Poet for Wales, and manages competitions including Wales Book of the Year, the Cardiff International Poetry Competition, and the Rhys Davies Short Story Competition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its main offices are in Cardiff, sited at the Wales Millennium Centre and Mount Stuart Square, and there is also a small office based at Ty Newydd in Llanystumdwy in north Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Canoe Wales works with Cardiff Council to manage the Cardiff International White Water in the Cardiff International Sports Village. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wales afternoon show is presented from studios in Cardiff Bay by Jason Harrold, formerly of Real Radio and Heart Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Basketball Wales is based at the Sport Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales & West's fleet was maintained at Cardiff Canton and Exeter depots. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its operations in Wales and the Marches were merged into those of Cardiff-based Valley Lines and renamed as Wales & Borders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cardiff: University of Wales Press. (wikipedia.org)
  • The seven Local Health Boards (LHBs) in Wales are: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board Aneurin Bevan Local Health Board Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Cardiff & Vale University Health Board Cwm Taf Health Board Hywel Dda Local Health Board Powys Teaching Health Board Each LHB is responsible for delivering all NHS healthcare services within a geographical area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales' largest teaching hospital, the University Hospital of Wales based in Cardiff is the largest hospital outside London and third-largest in the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until 2013 Tennis Wales was based at the Welsh National Tennis Centre, East Moors, Cardiff. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poetry Wales is supported by Swansea University, Cardiff University and has a Creative Partnership with Aberystwyth University's Institute of Literature, Languages and Creative Arts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Design Wales is an organisation based at the National Centre for Product Design & Development Research (PDR) at Cardiff Metropolitan University, which over the years has raised the profile and increased the use of design within the Wales' economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ninian Park football stadium is opened in Cardiff to serve Cardiff City F.C. 11 September - English-born actor-aviator Robert Loraine makes an aeroplane flight from Wales across the Irish Sea, landing some 200 feet (60 metres) short of the Irish coast in Dublin Bay. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rugby union 5 February Wales beat Scotland 14-0 at the National Stadium, Cardiff. (wikipedia.org)
  • October 8 - Taff Vale Railway is officially opened, the first steam-worked passenger railway in Wales, running from Cardiff docks to Navigation House at Abercynon via the Cardiff station known in modern days as Queen Street. (wikipedia.org)
  • They stopped in Wales for several months and visitied places as diverse as Aberdare, Abegavenny, Cardiff (of course), Porthmadoc, Rhyl, Carmarthen and Pembroke Dock. (bbc.co.uk)
  • He had many imitators, such as Texas Bill Shufflebottom and Bronco Billy , but, as the people of Cardiff and all of Wales would certainly have acknowledged, there was only ever one Buffalo Bill Cody and only one real Wild West show. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Cardiff, Wales: University of Wales Press, 1958. (familysearch.org)
  • The largest city in Wales is Cardiff , which was declared to be the capital city in 1955, against competition from Swansea . (conservapedia.com)
  • The capital of Wales is Cardiff (or Caerdydd, in Welsh). (answers.com)
  • North Wales Metro or North East Wales Metro is a proposed series of improvements to the transport network which was proposed in early 2017 and is part of Welsh Labour's plan for North Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are elections to 22 unitary authorities across Wales every four years, most recently on 4 May 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Local election results 2017 Local election results 2012 Local election results 2008 Local election results 2004 Local election results 1999 Local election results 1995 Local election results 1993 The National Assembly for Wales has existed since 1999, after Welsh voters narrowly approved it in the 1997 devolution referendum. (wikipedia.org)
  • The second manifestation of "Air Wales" was a much larger operation established in January 1997 with the assistance of property financier Roy Thomas and started operations in January 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • Founded by Mark Durston, the festival began in Abersoch, North Wales back in 2000, when it was a wakeboard contest with a party in a car park for 800 people, and from then on played host to some of the industry's leading bands and DJ's, along with the biggest wakeboard competition in Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 3 October 2000 the Real Radio brand was launched after GMG Group won its first broadcast licence, serving South and West Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Climatology of the United States No. 20 1971−2000: Wales, AK" (txt). (wikipedia.org)
  • Initial logotype in use on vehicle branding Early privatization-era logo Initial version of revised 'Wales and West' identity In 2000 the Strategic Rail Authority announced its intention that a single all-Wales franchise should take over the majority of rail services in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 2000 to 2006 Wales also served as chairman of the Association of London Government, known as London Councils since 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales was recognised in the 2000 Birthday Honours, receiving a knighthood for his services to local government. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the April 2000 it was renamed Design Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wales Article (Salt Lake City: Corporation of the President, 2000), 61. (familysearch.org)
  • Access to cultivated land is restricted to public rights of way and permissive paths , with most (but not all) uncultivated areas in England and Wales having right of access for walking under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 . (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the Local Government Act 2000 , all of the several hundred principal local councils in England and Wales are required to review their executive arrangements . (wikipedia.org)
  • Elsewhere in England and Wales, since the Local Government Act 2000 , there have been a range of options for how a local council executive leadership can be constituted, and installing a directly elected mayor is one of these options. (wikipedia.org)
  • With over 50 affiliated unions as of 2016[update], the Wales TUC represents nearly 400,000 workers trade unionists. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2016 Wales won a vote of party members and affiliates allowing him to be the only Labour candidate permitted to stand in the 2018 mayoral election, guaranteeing that no other Labour candidates will stand against him. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2016 there were 870 communities in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • William Wales may refer to: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, elder son of Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales William Wales (astronomer) (1734? (wikipedia.org)
  • The town was named for the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) who visited the area during his Canadian tour of 1860. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales is located on the westernmost point of the American mainland, Cape Prince of Wales, on the western tip of the Seward Peninsula. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wales Site, whose principal component is the Kurigitavik mound, is a well-documented archeological site on the Cape Prince of Wales, near Wales, Alaska. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wales site is located on the south shore of the Seward Peninsula of northwestern Alaska, very near Cape Prince of Wales, the westernmost point in North American. (wikipedia.org)
  • Established by King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha of Sri Lanka it was renamed as Wales Park in honor of the Prince of Wales by the British. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - George (later George III) Princess of Wales - vacant Lewis Morris is briefly imprisoned at Cardigan when the local squires challenge his rights as the Crown's local representative to mine for lead. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales Frederick (to 31 March 1751) George (from 20 April 1751) (later George III) Princess of Wales - Augusta (to 31 March 1751) (afterwards Dowager Princess of Wales) 20 April - George, eldest son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, succeeds his father as Prince of Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • William Williams (Pantycelyn) - Hosanna i Fab Dafydd, part 1 William Williams (Pantycelyn) - Hosanna i Fab Dafydd, part 1 22 January - David Richards (Dafydd Ionawr), poet (died 1827) 15 October - David Samwell, naval surgeon and companion of Captain Cook (died 1798) 31 March - Frederick, Prince of Wales, 44 2 October - Thomas Mathews, admiral, 75 Robert Thomas Jenkins. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - George (later George IV) Princess of Wales - Caroline of Brunswick August - Sir William and Lady Hamilton visit Milford Haven, along with Admiral Horatio Nelson. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - George (later George IV) Princess of Wales - vacant 26 January - Herbert Lloyd, MP for Cardigan Boroughs, is created a baronet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - George (later George IV) Princess of Wales - Caroline of Brunswick 1 January - The first weekly newspaper in Welsh is published, when Seren Gomer is founded by Joseph Harris (Gomer), a Baptist minister in Swansea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - vacant Princess of Wales - vacant Edward Allgood II (1712-1801) establishes a japannery at Usk . (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - Albert Edward Princess of Wales - Alexandra Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod of Wales - Hwfa Môn January - Sir Owen Morgan Edwards founds the periodical Heddyw, published in Wrexham. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - vacant Princess of Wales - vacant Archbishop of Wales Charles Green, Bishop of Bangor (died 7 May) David Prosser, Bishop of St David's (elected) Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod of Wales - Crwys 22 January - Wynford Vaughan-Thomas reports for the BBC from the Battle of Anzio. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - Albert Edward Princess of Wales - vacant 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 National Eisteddfod of Wales 1853 - "Islwyn" wins the crown at the Abergavenny eisteddfod. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - Albert Edward Princess of Wales - Alexandra Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod of Wales - Hwfa Môn 22 January - Newspaper Llais Llafur ("Labour Voice") is launched in Ystalyfera, and will continue to be published (under various titles) until 1971. (wikipedia.org)
  • 6 May - George, Prince of Wales becomes King of the United Kingdom as George V. 2 June - Charles Rolls makes the first non-stop double crossing of the English Channel by air, flying from England to France and back again in just over nine hours. (wikipedia.org)
  • 23 June - Edward, eldest son of George V and Queen Mary, is created Prince of Wales, aged 16. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - vacant Princess of Wales - vacant January 1 - Trial of Chartists John Frost, Zephaniah Williams and William Jones for their part in the Newport Rising of 1839 opens at Monmouth before Chief Justice Tindal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - Albert Edward Princess of Wales - Alexandra 5 January - In a mining accident at Blackwood Colliery, five men are killed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prince of Wales - George (later George V) Princess of Wales - Mary Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod of Wales - Hwfa Môn 4 March - Five miners are killed in a mining accident at Milfaen Colliery, Blaenavon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clarence House has defended the Prince of Wales' financial arrangements after antimonarchy campaigners accused the Duchy of Cornwall of using "a highly questionable interpretation" of its legal status to avoid corporation tax. (cnn.com)
  • Accordingly, the Wales and West franchise ceased to operate in October 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of the United Kingdom Census 2001 there were 869 communities in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wrexham is North Wales' largest town, with a population of 63,084 in 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent years Wales has held several annual golfing events, notably the Wales Challenge (founded in 2003), Wales Ladies Championship of Europe (1996) and the Wales Seniors Open (2001). (wikipedia.org)
  • English is universally spoken in Wales - however, the ancestral Celtic language of Welsh is still spoken as a first or second language by approximately a quarter of the population (In 2001, Approximately 600,000 people claimed some knowledge of Welsh). (conservapedia.com)
  • From 1993 to 1996, Wales served in the Clinton Administration as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of the National Security Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • Established as the Welsh Hockey Union in 1996, by the merger of the Welsh Hockey Association (founded 1896) and the Welsh Women's Hockey Association (founded 1897), it rebranded as Hockey Wales in 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • MOMA Wales or Museum of Modern Art, Wales is an arts centre and gallery adjacent to Y Tabernacl (English: The Tabernacle) in Machynlleth, Powys, Mid Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mid Wales Regional Committee of the National Assembly for Wales covered the counties of Ceredigion and Powys and the area of Gwynedd that had previously been the district of Meirionydd. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wales Spatial Plan defines a region known as "Central Wales" which covers Ceredigion and Powys. (wikipedia.org)
  • If Mid Wales is classed as Ceredigion and Powys, the area would be 6,962 square kilometres (about the size of Cumbria). (wikipedia.org)
  • It is bordered to the south by the counties of Ceredigion and Powys in Mid Wales, and to the east by the counties of Shropshire in the West Midlands, and Merseyside and Cheshire in North West England. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also shares with Powys and Ceredigion the distinction of hosting the only UNESCO Biosphere (from Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme to promote sustainable development) reserve in Wales, namely, Biosffer Dyfi Biosphere. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brecon The town centre of Brecon, Powys, Wales. (britannica.com)
  • Llangadwaladr is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in the Powys , Wales . (familysearch.org)
  • Air Wales had a partnership with bmibaby to operate on the following routes: Paris, France Cork, Ireland Belfast, Northern Ireland [suspended in March Jersey Glasgow, Scotland [suspended in March Air Wales originally operated Dornier 228 aircraft. (wikipedia.org)
  • Born in Kilwinning, Wales played club football for Motherwell, and made one appearance for Scotland in 1933. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales should enjoy parity with Scotland within the current constitutional arrangements in the UK and should enjoy no fewer powers than any other of the UK nations or regions should any further devolution arrangements be enacted. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first woman to compete at Miss World as Miss Wales was Clare Daniels, who competed alongside Stephanie Norrie who was Miss Scotland. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Final Miss United Kingdom contest had already taken place earlier in the year, so at Miss World 1999, there was the unusual situation of a Miss UK competing along with the Miss Scotland and Miss Wales winners. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland, on 18 January 1955. (wikipedia.org)
  • Andrew Wales was born in Scotland in about 1737. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales (and Scotland ) remain more committed to the concept of the community-based comprehensive school . (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the sport of golf in Great Britain is most associated with Scotland, where it was established and developed, Wales can record its first courses back to the 1880s, and today has over 200 clubs. (wikipedia.org)
  • In which year did England and wales unite with Scotland? (answers.com)
  • Wales was annexed by England in 1282 but the United Kingdom was formed by the joining of the Kingdoms of Scotland and England in 1707. (answers.com)
  • Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales became the United Kingdom in 1801. (answers.com)
  • England is the only country bordering wales however Northern Ireland,Scotland and the R.O.I. are very close by.Wales has a boundary with England. (answers.com)
  • What country is closest to England wales or Scotland? (answers.com)
  • Wales and Scotland both have a border with England. (answers.com)
  • In 1982, The Wales TUC established the Wales Co-operative Centre to provide business support to co-operatives and to help redundant workers during the 1980s recession. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Sport Wales National Centre was established in 1972 to provide facilities to help develop Welsh sport. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is the national sports centre for Wales and is part of a network of facilities aiming to ensure Wales is able to compete on the international stage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of the country's national teams train at the Sport Wales National Centre, including the Wales National Rugby Team (on the Institute's full-size, floodlit rugby pitch), Wales National Badminton Team, the Wales National Netball Team and the Wales National Gymnastic Team. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several of the country's multi-sport agencies have their headquarters at the Sport Wales National Centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • Governing bodies of sports in Wales with their headquarters at the Sport Wales National Centre include Basketball Wales, Welsh Judo Association, Welsh Gymnastics, Welsh Hockey and Squash Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plas Menai is the National Watersports Centre for Wales (Canolfan Cenedlaethol Chwaraeon Dŵr), a purpose-built watersports centre on the Menai Strait, Gwynedd, overlooking Anglesey. (wikipedia.org)
  • Key national and regional facilities include the Welsh Rugby Union Centre of Excellence at the Vale Resort, the Wales National Football Development Centre and Wales National Velodrome in Newport and the National Whitewater Centre in Bala and regional centres abound across a number of sports. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sport Wales National Centre website. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 1 April 2011, the Academi changed its title to Literature Wales, simultaneously merging with the writers' centre Tŷ Newydd. (wikipedia.org)
  • Managed by Literature Wales, the Glyn Jones Centre, based in the Wales Millennium Centre, provides a space for visitors and writers to gain and exchange information on the practice, publication and promotion of writing. (wikipedia.org)
  • MOMA Wales originated in 1986 as Y Tabernacl, a centre of performing arts in an old chapel, a private initiative by businessman Andrew Lambert. (wikipedia.org)
  • Canoe Wales manages Canolfan Tryweryn, the National Whitewater Centre near Bala, Gwynedd, where the organisation is based. (wikipedia.org)
  • These are: the Welsh Ambulance Service Velindre NHS Trust, which operates the Velindre Cancer Centre and the Welsh Blood Service Public Health Wales The current Health Boards were created on 1 October 2009 following a reorganisation of NHS Wales that saw the abolition of 22 Local Health Boards (LHBs) and seven NHS Trusts that had existed since 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • The striking and modern Wales Millennium Centre is an iconic landmark on Cardiff's skyline. (visitbritain.com)
  • Built from Welsh materials including slate and sustainable timber from Welsh forests, the centre is home to everything from Wales' National Opera to musical theatre and rock gigs. (visitbritain.com)
  • 1974's Miss Wales, Helen Morgan, achieved exactly the same feat as Rosemarie Frankland, when she finished as 1st runner-up at Miss Universe 1974, before going to win the Miss United Kingdom and Miss World titles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until 1974 Wales was divided into civil parishes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both Gold services in Wales now received a single Gold programme for Wales in the slot, taking London content at other times. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Service Design Programme helps Welsh design and advanced manufacturing companies use service design to increase competitiveness, innovation and capacity, as well as generating new employment opportunities in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 2005 and 2007, Design Wales co-ordinated the EU-funded programme "SEEdesign"-Sharing Experience on Design Support for SMEs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between September 2008 and June 2011 Design Wales are coordinating the EU-funded (INTERREG) programme SEEProject. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite large investments in the nurse training programme in Wales - the courses are heavily over-subscribed - the last Welsh NHS staff vacancy figures revealed there were more than 700 posts unfilled for more than three months. (walesonline.co.uk)
  • It was founded in 1995 as Archives Council Wales and was renamed to Archives and Records Council Wales (ARCW) in 2004. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the 1994 election he again stood successfully, this time in Manor Park ward, and in 1995 Wales was elected leader of the council. (wikipedia.org)
  • Royal Porthcawl is one of the most notable of Welsh courses and in the past has hosted the 1995 Walker Cup, The Amateur Championship on six occasions and the Wales Ladies Championship. (wikipedia.org)
  • Edward (from 23 June) Princess of Wales - Mary (until 6 May) Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod of Wales - Dyfed 15 January - 10 February - The United Kingdom general election produces a hung parliament. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales is Board Chair of FSG and a member of the board of Center for a New American Security. (wikipedia.org)
  • National Eisteddfod of Wales - held in Bangor Chair - T. Gwynn Jones Crown - Silyn Roberts Rhoda Broughton - Lavinia Arthur Machen - Hieroglyphics Allen Raine - A Welsh Witch Hugh Brython Hughes - Tlysau Ynys Prydain Thomas Rowland Roberts - Y Monwyson Sir Henry Walford Davies - Three Jovial Huntsmen Gymnastics - The Welsh Amateur Gymnastics Association is formed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales Live was to be the new provider of regional news on the former HTV Wales version of ITV Wales & West. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a part of UTV and NWN Media's successful IFNC bid to provide regional news in Wales that was accepted by the Culture Secretary, Ben Bradshaw. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2010 partners list Relentless Malibu Boats We7 Yamaha Hyperlite Jägermeister British Army RNLI Wakestock (Canada) http://www.dailypost.co.uk/whats-on/music-nightlife-news/north-wales-wakestock-festival-not-10991839 https://www.facebook.com/wakestockuk/photos/a.10150146546666489.295521.21598516488/10153120790001489/?type=3&theater http://www.dailypost.co.uk/whats-on/music-nightlife-news/north-wales-wakestock-festival-not-10991839 Wakestock 2014 [@WakestockUK] (14 July 2013). (wikipedia.org)
  • Aberystwyth, Wales: The Cambrian News, 198? (familysearch.org)
  • Radio and TV presenter, Rachael Garside has been a BBC news journalist, dairy farmer and agricultural correspondent but now presents Country Focus on Radio Wales. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Hugh Wales (born 6 May 1910) was a Scottish footballer who played as a right half. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hanmer is a village and a local government community, the lowest tier of local government, part of Wrexham County Borough in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tennis Wales has a regional office in Wrexham. (wikipedia.org)
  • The eastern part of North Wales contains the most populous areas, with more than 300,000 people living in the areas around Wrexham and Deeside. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wales hockey team also compete at the EuroHockey Nations Trophy (ENT), which was held in Wrexham in August 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • The BBC Local team blog about issues affecting North East Wales . (bbc.co.uk)
  • You can stay up to date with North East Wales Weblog via these feeds. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Squash Wales is responsible for the administration of all aspects of the game including clubs, regional and national leagues, player development and the selection and management of the international squad for competitions, including the European Team Championships and the World Championships. (wikipedia.org)
  • National competitions organised by Squash Wales include the Welsh Inter-County Challenge Shield and the Welsh Open. (wikipedia.org)
  • It regulates the sport of cricket in Wales and organises competitions up to national level. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is responsible for the management of the Welsh National Basketball League, the national teams and for the organisation of all national and international basketball competitions held in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • WBC organises national and international competitions, including the Welsh National Badminton Championships and the Welsh International Badminton Championships, and manages the Wales representative squads internationally, at all levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • In all other competitions, including the Hockey World Cup and the Commonwealth Games, Wales' national women's team and men's team compete in their own right. (wikipedia.org)
  • Design Wales was launched in December 1994 by the Secretary of State for Wales, John Redwood, as the Welsh Design Advisory Service. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wales team won a world Silver medal in 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales has been taking part in the Miss World pageant directly since 1999, since devolution. (wikipedia.org)
  • Responsibility for NHS Wales was passed to the Welsh Government under devolution in 1999 and has since then been the responsibility of the Welsh Minister for Health and Social Services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rugby union - Wales win the Home Nations Championship and take the Triple Crown. (wikipedia.org)
  • by the thirteenth century much of eastern and southern Wales were under Norman control in autonomous 'Marcher Lordships' owing loyalty to the English crown. (conservapedia.com)
  • In Wales, all town councils are community councils. (wikipedia.org)
  • The councils propose changes to the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales, which prepares a report and makes recommendations to the Welsh Government. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are eight Community Health Councils in Wales which monitor the quality of the NHS services provided within a Health Board area and provide information about available services to the public. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to community councils, Wales has elections to four tiers of government: 22 unitary local authorities, the National Assembly for Wales, the United Kingdom Parliament and the European Parliament. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surveyed by the SGS in the period 1951-57, and named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for William Wales (1734-1798), English astronomer sent by the Board of Longitude to make astronomical observations during Cook's second voyage, 1772-75, sailing in the Resolution. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cornelius Coningham, the first brewer in the City of Washington, took control of the Wales Brewery in 1798, renaming it the Alexandria Brewery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although Wales is included in the legislation, only one Welsh authority, Ceredigion , has held a referendum on such a proposal. (wikipedia.org)
  • The former priory church, dating from the 13th century, became in 1923 the cathedral for the newly constituted diocese of Swansea and Brecon of the Church in Wales . (britannica.com)
  • The Welsh Methodist revival of the 18th century was one of the most significant religious and social movements in the history of Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales was part of the contingent of SOLS which famously took the "ice pick express" (a bus covered in posters of an ice pick - the weapon used to kill Trotsky) to the 1976 NOLS Conference at Lancaster University. (wikipedia.org)
  • Swim Wales is structured regionally-with over 90 member clubs and a combined membership of over 9,800 members in the South East Wales, West Wales and North Wales regions-supporting their affiliated swimming, diving, water polo, masters and disabled clubs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Literature Wales publishes a literary magazine called Taliesin and a bilingual listings magazine called A470. (wikipedia.org)
  • Literature Wales operates the "Writers on Tour" scheme, which facilitates and helps to fund the placement of writers in schools, interest groups and organisations across Wales for literary lectures, discussions and workshops. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a registered charity, Literature Wales is funded from public sources (largely the Arts Council of Wales, local authorities and a number of trusts), from members' subscriptions and to a lesser degree, from trading and literary activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales was an English-language literary journal, published from 1937 to 1949 and from 1958 to 1960. (wikipedia.org)
  • Along with two other literary magazines in Wales, New Welsh Review and Planet, Poetry Wales receives funding from the Welsh Books Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • The party sought to advance socialist policies for Wales as an alternative to what it perceived as a Labour Party which had moved away from socialism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales joined the Labour Party in 1970, aged 15. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, by the middle of the 19th century, Wales was predominantly a nonconformist country. (wikipedia.org)
  • The slate industry grew slowly until the early 18th century, then expanded rapidly until the late 19th century, at which time the most important slate producing areas were in northwest Wales, including the Penrhyn Quarry near Bethesda, the Dinorwic Quarry near Llanberis, the Nantlle Valley quarries, and Blaenau Ffestiniog, where the slate was mined rather than quarried. (wikipedia.org)
  • The slate industry dominated the economy of north-west Wales during the second half of the 19th century, but was on a much smaller scale elsewhere. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because Wales uses both English and Welsh place-names, names can be spelled, spoken, and written in many ways. (familysearch.org)
  • Susanna (sometimes spelled Susannah) Wales, Lady Malet was a British artist. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recent success for the Wales team includes the Bronze medal won in the European Team Championships in Malmö (May 2009), which was the 14th European Team medal won by Wales in all ages since 1997. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hanmer was the only site in North Wales to be included in the survey, so it was grouped together with the sites in Cheshire. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1890, the American Missionary Association established a mission at the site of present-day Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fire crews went to the scene of a blaze at the site of the former North Wales Hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • A new application for planning permission has been submitted by the Princes Regeneration Trust and would be implemented by the North Wales Building Preservation Trust once the CPO is confirmed and the site has been transferred. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Slate industry in North Wales is on the tentative World Heritage Site list. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the National Assembly for Wales election, 2007, Marek and Davies, while both remaining part of the Forward Wales leadership, stood as independents, but neither was elected and no-one stood as a Forward Wales candidate leaving the party without representation in the National Assembly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poetry Wales was founded by Meic Stephens in 1965, and has since been edited by Sam Adams, John Powell Ward, Cary Archard, Mike Jenkins, Richard Poole, Robert Minhinnick, Zoë Skoulding, and Nia Davies who assumed the role in 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ms Davies hopes anyone thinking of harming themselves will go to the Yellow Wales project at Bridgend YMCA for help, a place Thomas often went to for support and guidance. (walesonline.co.uk)
  • In the 1930s, the National Library of Wales sent a questionnaire to all parishes in Wales, asking for details of surviving records, including churchwarden's accounts and vestry minutes. (familysearch.org)
  • While that course was being redeveloped for the Ryder Cup, the Wales Open was played for three years (2005-07) on the Roman Road course, a par-69 venue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales also hosted the Ryder Cup, when it was held at Newport's Celtic Manor Resort in 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales has supplied seven members of the British and European Ryder cup teams. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite the heightened profile of golf in Wales generated by the Ryder Cup in 2010 all three tournaments were scrapped in 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • In April 2009, with Raith he won the Scottish Second Division championship, Wales left the club to pursue an opportunity in Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Read a full match report of the autumn international between Wales and Australia at Millenium Stadium on Saturday, Nov 28 2009. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • It was held on the Llŷn Peninsula in North Wales, in between Pwllheli and Llanbedrog. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wales Classic was a darts tournament held from 2004 to 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • Velothon Wales is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in June or July in Wales, United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales has held a position on the Boards of both the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (LOCOG) and the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC), which was renamed the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) in 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coningham held the brewery for Wales until a new owner was found. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first amateur tournament in Wales was held in 1895 at Aberdovey Golf Club and then in 1901 the club became the first in Wales to host the British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wales Seniors Open is planned for a return in 2012 at Conwy Golf Course, while it has been announced that the 2014 Senior British Open Championship will be held at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club, the first time the event will be held in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • the first time the event was held in Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Group manages funds in excess of £700 million and consists of the fund managers Finance Wales and FW Capital, which invest in SMEs as well as xénos, a business angel network. (wikipedia.org)
  • A subsidiary of the Welsh Government, Finance Wales manages funds of more than £694 million. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales appears to have been abandoned from about 21,000 years ago until after 13,000 years ago, with a burial found at Kendrick's Cave on the Great Orme dating to about 12,000 years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tennis Wales has 98 affiliated clubs, who have just under 12,000 members between them. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is an umbrella partnership body comprising the Welsh Cricket Association, Glamorgan Cricket, Wales Minor Counties, the Welsh Schools Cricket Association and Sport Wales. (wikipedia.org)