Cwmbran


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Cwmbran

(ˌkuːmˈbrɑːn)
n
(Placename) a new town in SE Wales, in Torfaen county borough, developed in the 1950s. Pop: 47 254 (2001)
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RETAIL giant M&S has revealed plans to close its Cwmbran store.
TWO juveniles have been arrested after a fight broke out at a Christmas lights event in Cwmbran. Footage has emerged of an incident after police attended "what should have been an enjoyable occasion for families" in Cwmbran on Wednesday.
A view of new homes in Cwmbran in November 1959 KEITH Jefferies was in his mid-20s when he rode his motorcycle from the small mining community where he grew up in the South Wales Valleys to a nearby town in search of work.
Keith had stumbled across early construction work on the new town of Cwmbran, which was being built to provide high quality homes and commercial space near the villages of Old Cwmbran and Pontnewydd.
Doreen Morgan, 74, and 73-year-old Sylvia Softley, died after being hit by a car on Llandowlais Road, Oakfield, Cwmbran, South Wales, on October 3.
RHYL hammered hapless Cwmbran Town 7-1 in a one-sided romp.
Poor Cwmbran Town couldn't cope with the Parkhead superstars and if this had been a boxing match it would have been stopped long before the end.
CWMBRAN warmed up for their UEFA Cup clash against Scottish giants Celtic with a comfortable victory in front of a small crowd.
He found work on that very same day at the Girling brake factory near the town - a major employer at that time - and soon after applied for permanent housing in Cwmbran. After World War II, the newlyelected Labour government under Clement Attlee embarked on a radical plan to improve and replace poor quality or bombed-out housing across England, Scotland and Wales.
Alan Davies, from Trealaw, fished pellets with a long pole to catch a winning 48lb 8oz of carp; Newport angler Mark Guerra was runner up with 36lb 12oz and Gary Thomas, from Cwmbran, third with 21lb 4oz.
IMPROVING Bridgend Town defeated Cwmbran for the second time in the space of seven days to move smoothly into the third round of the Welsh Cup.