Blaenau Gwent


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Blaenau Gwent

(ˈblaɪˌnaʊ ˈɡwɛnt)
n
(Placename) a county borough of SE Wales, created in 1996 from NW Gwent. Administrative centre: Ebbw Vale. Pop: 68 900 (2003 est). Area: 109 sq km (42 sq miles)
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Blaenau Gwent Council is seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced company(ies) to deliver Generic Floating Support Services for people aged 16 years and over who require housing related support at various locations within the boundary of Blaenau Gwent.
At the other end of the spectrum, the average house price in Blaenau Gwent in Wales, at PS75,000, is four times greater than the average salary of PS18,709 - making it the most affordable place to buy a home.
SIR - I couldn't agree more with Ian McNicholas (Western Mail letters, July 22) concerning the trolley boxes delivered by Blaenau Gwent Council.
South Wales East AM Mohammad Asghar said the record of areas in Blaenau Gwent were "among the worst in the world" and accused the Welsh Government of making "this part of the world like the third world - like eastern European countries".
The fire started at Adrian Lewis Waste Paper Collection Limited in Nantyglo, Blaenau Gwent, on January 5 at 6.
THE mother of a six-year-old girl killed in a road crash on the A465 Heads of the Valleys road in south Wales has now also died Stephanie Curtis, 35, from Blaenau Gwent, was driving a blue Peugeot which was in collision with a silver Mercedes on Thursday.
3m contract to deliver energy saving measures to nearly 800 homes in Blaenau Gwent.
But just 30 miles away, cash-strapped Blaenau Gwent was named the poorest place.
Education watchdog Estyn said Blaenau Gwent council's progress in addressing four recommendations aimed at improving standards of education in the borough had so far fallen short of the mark.
At present, CCTV footage from Blaenau Gwent is being supervised in Newport, after the city council bid for the contract earlier this year.
According to the latest available figures, the number of tenancies in arrears for 2011-2012 varies from 1,804 in Blaenau Gwent, 1,852 in Merthyr Tydfil to 6,620 in Caerphilly.
30pm) Wedi wythnos llawn digwyddiadau ac ymryson yn y Babell Len yr wythnos hon ar faes Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Blaenau Gwent a Blaenau'r Cymonedd, bydd cyfle heno i edrych yn fl dros wythnos o gystadlu.