Gelligaer


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Gelligaer

(Welsh ˌɡɛhliːˈɡaɪr)
n
(Placename) a town in S Wales, in Caerphilly county borough. Pop (including Ystrad Mynach): 17 185 (2001)
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Small charity Welsh Horse and Pony Aid has expressed concern that ponies grazing on Gelligaer and Merthyr Commons could be destroyed to make way for livestock.
A team of experts from SERS, which has offices in Cannock, Caerphilly and Lockerbie, will fit external wall insulation with a pebble-dash finish to 212 flats in the Gelligaer area of Caerphilly, 96 in Pontlottyn and 40 in Porset Park.
The scheme followed another medical centre project built by Opco for LSP Developments, at Gelligaer, Caerphilly.
The Church in Wales placed the indefinite restriction upon the Rev David Waters after his suspension as Rector of St Catwg's Church in Gelligaer, South Wales, in June 2007.
Cardiff crown court heard her fiance Dewi Davey, 22, had told Davies to slow down as the car "snaked" across the road near Nicola's home in Gelligaer, near Caerphilly.
They had set up the caravan on 2,000ft Gelligaer Mountain, near their homes at Nelson, South Wales, and were taking part in a contest with hundreds of other radio hams to see who could make the furthest transmission.
Betty Lucas, of Gelligaer, near Caerphilly, South Wales, turned detective when she witnessed a robbery at a local off-licence.
He demanded they hand over their purses before escaping towards Gelligaer Street.
Mention must be made of the input of the people of Rhymney, Fochriw, Pontlottyn, Tredegar, Princetown, Bedlinog, Abertysswg, Deri, Ebbw Vale, New Tredegar, Gelligaer, Nelson and all other communities, some as far afield as Llangynidr and Abergavenny, whose representations and fund-raising played a massive part in the successful outcome of this exercise.
Allan a'r map a sylwais fod Gelligaer o fewn tafliad carreg, dyma gyfle felly i ail ymweld a chomin Gelligaer lle mae cymaint o olion o'r Oes Efydd a chyfnod y Rhufeiniaid yng Nghymru.
A tug of war ensued between the two adults in Gelligaer, Caerphilly.
The men drove off in a dark grey car in the direction of Cwm Calon and Gelligaer.