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Colwyn
Colwyn 1974-1996
Administration
Status: Borough
HQ: Colwyn Bay
Arms of Colwyn Borough Council
History
Created: 1974
Abolished: 1996
Succeeded by: Conwy county borough,
Denbighshire

The Borough of Colwyn was one of six districts of Clwyd, North Wales from 1974 to 1996. Image File history File links WalesColwyn1974. ... In 1974 Wales was divided for local government purposes into districts. ... Colwyn Bay at sunset Colwyn Bay (Welsh: Bae Colwyn) is a town and seaside resort on the coast of the Irish Sea in North Wales. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (450x621, 494 KB)Arms of Colwyn This logo is an official seal of a government or one of its government agencies, and may be subject to copyright, trademark, and/or other restrictions on its reproduction, especially in commercial contexts. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Conwy [county borough] is a local government principal area in north Wales. ... Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a county in North Wales. ... In 1974 Wales was divided for local government purposes into districts. ... Clwyd is a preserved county of Wales, formed from the traditional counties of Denbighshire and Flintshire, and parts of Merionethshire. ... Approximate extent of North Wales North Wales (known in some archaic texts as Northgalis) is the northernmost unofficial region of Wales, bordered to the south by Mid Wales. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


It was formed under the Local Government Act 1972 from the following parts of the administrative county of Denbighshire: The Local Government Act 1972 (1972 c. ... An administrative county is an administrative area in the British Isles. ... Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a county in North Wales. ...

The borough was abolished in 1996, when wales was divided into unitary authorities created by the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994. The area of Colwyn was split: a large part going to Aberconwy and Colwyn county borough, (soon renamed as Conwy), and the remainder going to Denbighshire unitary authority. A borough is a political division originally used in England. ... Colwyn Bay at sunset Colwyn Bay (Welsh: Bae Colwyn) is a town and seaside resort on the coast of the Irish Sea in North Wales. ... In the British Isles an urban district was a type of local government district which covered an urbanised area. ... Abergele is an old Roman trading town, situated near the coast between the popular holiday resorts of Llandudno and Rhyl, in the county borough of Conwy, traditional county of Denbighshire, North Wales. ... In local government on the British Isles, a rural district was a predominantly rural area used for local government. ... Aled was a rural district in the administrative county of Denbighshire from 1935 to 1974. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (1994 c. ... Conwy (formerly anglicised as Conway) is a town in Conwy county borough in North Wales, which faces Deganwy across the river Conwy. ... Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a county in North Wales. ...


Colwyn is twinned with Konstanz, Germany and Roissy-en-Brie, France. For the 1997 film, see Twin Town Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ... Konstanz in 1925 seen from the lake Schnetztor, a section of the former city wall Another gate from city wall Shops in Konstanz The Konzilgebäude in Konstanz Konstanz (in English formerly known as Constance) is a university town of around 80,000 inhabitants at the western end of Lake... Roissy-en-Brie is a commune in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. ...


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Colwyn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (148 words)
The Borough of Colwyn was one of six districts of Clwyd, North Wales from 1974 to 1996.
The area of Colwyn was split: a large part going to Aberconwy and Colwyn county borough, (soon renamed as Conwy), and the remainder going to Denbighshire unitary authority.
Colwyn is twinned with Konstanz, Germany and Roissy-en-Brie, France.
Colwyn Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (278 words)
Colwyn Bay (Welsh: Bae Colwyn) is a town and seaside resort on the coast of the Irish Sea in North Wales.
Colwyn Bay hosted the National Eisteddfod in 1910, 1947 and 1995.
Colwyn Bay is home to three secondary schools, one private and two state.
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