Gwent County Council (1974–1996) • HQ. Shire Hall, Newport (1974–1978) County Hall, Cwmbran (1978–1996) Gwent is a preserved county and a former local government county in south-east Wales. It was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, and was named after the ancient Kingdom of Gwent. The authority was a successor to both the administrative county of Monmouthshire (with minor boundary changes) and the county borough of Newport (both authorities which were ...
- Non-metropolitan county (1974–1996) Preserved county (1996–)
- Gwent County Council (1974–1996)
Gwent is one of the eight preserved counties of Wales . It was created on 1 April 1974. It was named after the Kingdom of Gwent, an ancient kingdom. In 1996, it was abolished and became five seperate counties and boroughs. These are Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, City of Newport and Torfaen .
- Non-metropolitan county (1974–1996), Preserved county (1996–)
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Gwent County Council (Welsh: Cyngor Sir Gwent) was the upper-tier local authority that governed the county of Gwent in South Wales from its creation in 1974 to its abolition in 1996. It was created by the Local Government Act 1972 and abolished by the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 .
- 31 March 1996; 25 years ago
- May 1993
- 1 April 1974; 47 years ago
- 12 April 1973
The Gwent County League (known as the Autocentres Gwent County FA League for sponsorship reasons) is a football league in South Wales, consisting of 3 divisions, named the Premier Division, Division One and Division Two.
Gwent is a preserved county and a former local government county in south-east Wales. It was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972 , and was named after the ancient Kingdom of Gwent .
For the county borough, see Blaenau Gwent. Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council (Welsh: Cyngor bwrdeistref Sirol Blaenau Gwent) is the governing body for Blaenau Gwent, one of the Principal Areas of Wales.WardCommunitiesOther geographic areasAbertillery (3 Seats - 1 No Party, 2 ...Abertillery & Llanhilleth Town * ...Rhiw Park, Aberillery ParkThat part of the Community of Beaufort ...Newchurch, GlyncoedBeaufort (2 seats)That part of the Community of Beaufort ...Garn Lydan, Carmeltown,Blaina (3 seats)Nantyglo & Blaina Town * (Blaina ward)Cwm Celyn, Bournville
Newport is also home to five teams that play in the Welsh Football League: Caerleon, Lliswerry, Newport City, Newport Civil Service and Newport YMCA,. The city has its own league, the Newport and District Football League , which is part of the Welsh football league system and consequently some Newport clubs field teams in the Gwent County League .
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The club's last 11 seasons were spent in the Third Division of the Gwent County League. In August 2013, Thursdays withdrew from the Gwent County League days before they were due to play Pontypool in their opening match of the 2013–14 season, citing a lack of players.