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  Penarth Times - the first place to look for news in Penarth and all around the Vale of Glamorgan
A TALENTED Penarth photographer has scooped two prestigious awards this summer and is off to Italy - where he will spend a year at a cultural foundation run by Benetton.
ALUN Michael, MP for Cardiff South and Penarth, has rubbished claims that he criticised House of Commons Speaker Michael Martin over his part in the commissioning and unveiling of a statue of Margaret Thatcher.
PENARTH 20 TYLORSTOWN 11 IT'S TOO early to tell whether the limited repertoire of visitors Tylorstown gives any clue to the playing standard of the third division, but a fresh-looking Seasiders bursting with talent look well up to the mark.
www.thisispenarth.co.uk   (243 words)

  Welsh Icons - Penarth
Penarth (Welsh: pen head, + garth cliff or hill, or arth bear) is a town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, lying on the Bristol Channel (or Môr Hafren) and Cardiff Bay.
The town of Penarth owes its development to the massive expansion of the local coal industry in the 19th century.
Its proximity to Cardiff, which was the natural outlet for the industrial valleys of Glamorgan, and its waterfront meant that it was ideally situated to meet the world demand for welsh coal through the construction of the docks.
www.welshicons.org.uk /html/penarth.html   (726 words)

  Britain.tv Wikipedia - Penarth
Penarth (Welsh: pen head, + garth cliff or hill, or arth bear) is a town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, lying on the Bristol Channel and Cardiff Bay.
Attractions in Penarth include Penarth Pier, which is over one hundred years old and is (2005) in the process of being redeveloped, several art galleries, while both Cosmeston Medieval Village and Lavernock Point lie nearby.
Penarth's town library was donated by the philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Penarth   (923 words)

 Penarth - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
PENARTH, an urban district and seaport in the southern parliamentary division of Glamorganshire, Wales, 166 m.
Penarth was a small and unimportant village until a tidal harbour at the mouth of the Ely was opened in 1859, and a railway, 6 m.
Besides two Established and one Roman Catholic church, the principal buildings of Penarth are its various Nonconformist chapels, intermediate and technical school (1894), custom house, dock offices, and Turner House with a private art gallery which is thrown open on certain days to the public.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Penarth   (415 words)

 Reading Wildcats - Match Report vs. Penarth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Penarth stretched their lead thanks mainly to their 'keeper who came up with a lot of big stops.
Penarth kept up the fast pace at the start of the third before Reading finally worked out their 'keeper and started to dent the twine.
Penarth to their credit played very well and have shown this season they are a side to be taken seriously.
www.gaztop.com /dist/readinglax/season2000-01/010414penarth.html   (842 words)

 Penarth - Cardiff's "Garden by the Sea"
Penarth is a very attractive seaside town (pop.
Lying on the northern shores of the fast flowing Bristol Channel, PENARTH has been a seaport for little more than 150 years, and owes its rapid development to the growth of the once dominant coal exporting industry - now just a memory - and a legacy of some of Wales' finest houses.
During the Spring, Summer and early Autumn, the M/V "Balmoral" and P/S "Waverley" call at Penarth Pier, and embark passengers on a wonderful range of cruises to english piers and harbours.
www.visitcardiff.net /penarth.htm   (335 words)

 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Some knowledgeable people in the world of cricket state that Penarth C.C. played in the Cowbridge / Bridgend locality in 1847/1850, but it is safe to assume that 1850/1851 is a calculated choice.
Penarth C.C. during its history has enjoyed prominence in its recreational activities.
Penarth C.C. has always been at the forefront of endeavouring to introduce youngsters into the game of cricket.
www.penarthcricket.co.uk /html/History.htm   (307 words)

Penarth (Welsh: pen head, + garth cliff or hill, or arth bear) is a town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, lying on the Bristol Channel and Cardiff Bay.
Attractions in Penarth include Penarth Pier, which is over one hundred years old and is (2005) in the process of being redeveloped, several art galleries, while both Cosmeston Medieval Village and Lavernock Point lie nearby.
The once-renowned Penarth Rugby Football Club is based at The Athletic Field, Lavernock Road, Penarth, where it used to host the world-famous Barbarians Football Club each Easter Good Friday, until 1986.
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 Penarth lacrosse club history
Penarth Club attracted children from local Primary Schools who got their first taste of Lacrosse in the many 'Playdays' and Tournaments organised by the Club.
This initiative was followed by the WLA Centres of Development and Excellence which continue today, and are coached by members of Penarth Club.
Chris Lloyd, Coach and Secretary, handed over the running of the Club, into the capable hands of Chris Shumack, in June 1998 knowing that the tradition of a 'Family' Club would be faithfully maintained.
www.penarthlacrosse.com /club_history.html   (250 words)

 Hotels in Penarth Wales accommodation - Penarth hotels accommodation in Wales UK
The Victorian seaside town of Penarth is situated along the South Wales coast on the Bristol Channel.
The Waterbus sails daily between Penarth, Cardiff's waterfront and the City Centre.
We have been at The Manor House for 14 years now, it is a great place to stay for a year or one night.We are only five minutes from Penarth in a beautiful countryside setting with countless things to do and places to go to.....
www.kayukay.co.uk /penarthhotels.html   (478 words)

 GENUKI: Slaters Commercial Directory, Penarth, Glamorgan, 1871
PENARTH is a parish and rising seaport, about 4 miles from Cardiff, and 172 from London, in the county of Glamorgan, Dynas Powis hundred, Cardiff union and county court district, Llandaff Upper rural deanary, Llandaff archdeaconry and diocese.
Dochdury came to this county, with Cadvan, and built a monastry for twelve monks or canons, which was dedicated to the Holy Trinity, and endowed by Paulentus, King of Glamorgan, at Llandough.
In 1857 an Act was passed enabling the Penarth Harbour and Railway Company to construct railways to, and a dock and other works on adjoining, the south west branch of the river Ely, and for other purposes.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/GLA/Penarth/penarth.slater.html   (1393 words)

 Cardiff South and Penarth (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cardiff South and Penarth (Welsh: De Caerdydd a Phenarth) is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
It also includes the four Penarth electoral divisions of Stanwell, St Augustines, Plymouth and Cornerswell, and the communities of Sully, Lavernock and Llandough which are in the Vale of Glamorgan County Borough.
Callaghan was elected to this seat under its old name of Cardiff South in the 1945 general election, and held it continuously until his retirement 42 years later, under its previous name of Cardiff South East.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cardiff_South_and_Penarth   (313 words)

 General info
Penarth Yacht Club originated as a Gentleman’s club and is presently evolving, albeit slowly, into a first rate twenty-first century Club.
One current lady sailor recalls that she was given a sail to hide behind when changing in the boathouse, to ensure her modesty.
In 1969, the members of Penarth Motor Boat and Sailing Club were evicted from their headquarters in what is now the Custom House restaurant in Penarth Marina.
www.penarthyachtclub.com /General.htm   (889 words)

 Penarth town trails 2
Ahead are the Penarth Head buoy and the Outer Wrach buoy marking the dredged channel entrance to Penarth and Cardiff.
On the Somerset coastline opposite Penarth are Clevedon and Weston-super-Mare.
It was this coalfield whose exports were the main reason for the construction of Penarth Dock near Cogan Pill, a tidal creek of the river Ely.
www.civictrustwales.org /trails/Penarth_trails/penarth2.html   (2183 words)

 Penarth Town Trails
The expansion of the coal trade led to the rapid development of both town and dock in the second half of the nineteenth century.
The lane running down the side of the National Westminster Bank once led to the town pound where in 1635 the vicar of Penarth is said to have had a violent confrontation with his parishoners.
This town trail was produced by the Penarth Society with the support of Penarth Town Council.
www.civictrustwales.org /trails/Penarth_trails/penarth1.html   (1503 words)

 Valley Lines services on the Penarth and Barry Island branches
Penarth still goes primly about its business, enlivened only by the occasional visit of the cross channel steamers, while Barry Island is striving to lose its run-down image, with the development of a vibrant Waterfront development around the former No 1 Dock.
The Yacht Club is at the southern end of the promenade, which also gives access to a cliff-top walk which gives excellent views across the Bristol Channel to the islands of Flat Holm and Steep Holm, and the coast of Somerset and North Devon.
Outside the station, turn left, then right at the first roundabout, and there is a walk along Penarth Marina to the western side of the Cardiff Bay barrage.
www.hometown.aol.com /WalesRails/b.htm   (2097 words)

 Penarth Information Online - guide and directory for Penarth,South Glamorgan,UK with tourist information
If you live and work in Penarth, Send your news items to us; whether it is entertainment, sports, business or community related.
If you are looking for accommodation we have Penarth hotels and Penarth bed and breakfasts plus UK cottages and self catering holiday accommodation as well as directories for Camping and Caravan Parks.
Penarth Information Online is an independent site and is not affiliated with, or officially sponsored by any local authority or tourist information centre based in Penarth.
www.britinfo.net /index_Penarth.htm   (562 words)

 Penarth - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Penarth" at HighBeam.
Horticulture show is hailed a success; PENARTH: Fierce competition.(News)
Penarth thrive on Gooding's DIY survival kit; RUGBY UNION: Former Merit Table club learn how to enjoy themselves again down at the seaside.(Sport)
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-penarth.html   (208 words)

 Penarth District Scout Council-P.A.D.S.A.C.
Penarth District Scout Council-P.A.D.S.A.C. Penarth and District Scout Activity Centre is a purpose built District Scout Headquarters.
Situated within walking distance of Penarth town Centre and Sea Front.
The Penarth Leisure Centre is also a short drive away.
www.padsac.org.uk   (390 words)

 Stories for 7 April 2005 - This Is Penarth
TWO Penarth men who travelled to Thailand in search of a relative lost in the tsunami have handed over money raised by Penarthians to Thai victims.
PENARTH residents have the chance to air their views on life in the Vale of Glamorgan at the first of this year's State of the Area Debates.
Penarth must take their chances to close the gap
archive.thisispenarth.co.uk /2005/4/7   (460 words)

 CDfuse.com - Fractured Persona - rock - Penarth, South Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
They in turn took the project on, with Emma designing the Art work for the album, producing the 1st promo video (Why are we why?) and creating the Enhanced CD section on the album.
The 2nd video (Fractured Persona) was shot at the Doves Centre, Penarth, S. Wales (MIND in the Vale) and stars many staff, volunteers, and service users of the charity organisation.
They have released their album “Unspoken” and all profits from the venture will be donated to Ashgrove School, Penarth, S. Wales (the only School in all Wales that caters exclusively to the educational needs of autistic children).
www.cdfuse.com /fracturedpersona   (769 words)

 YouTube - Penarth Traffic jam
Using you bike to get to work is often talked of as one soloution to the traffic problems, but I can tell you from experience that cycling into Cardiff from Penarth is not a nice experience.
I work at the Barons and live in cogan, our business has suffered and hours have been cut back as a result.I have to walk alongside the road to get to work as the pavements are all dug up.
Traffic Jam in Penarth on 19th of September at 2:40pm, queue is on windsor road and through the marina (more) (less)
www.youtube.com /watch?v=jK8KeNeb9O0   (376 words)

 Amazon.com: Fossils of the Rhaetian Penarth Group (Palaeontological Association: Field Guides to Fossils): Books: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The guide is copiously illustrated with specimens from all major UK public collections of Penarth Group fossils illustrated on 26 plates and 30 text-figures.
It will be of use both to collectors who want to know more about this diverse and interesting suite of fossils, as well as to students of geology who wish to understand their conditions of deposition and accumulation.
The Penarth Group is a thin but diverse suite of sedimentary rocks with a narrow, south-west-north-east trending outcrop from the south Devon and Dorset coast to the mouth of the Tees in north-east England (Text-fig.
www.amazon.com /Fossils-Rhaetian-Penarth-Palaeontological-Association/dp/090170265X   (811 words)

 PENARTH - Online Information article about PENARTH
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encyclopedia.jrank.org /PAS_PER/PENARTH.html   (755 words)

 Penarth Osteopathic Practice
In October 2001 Jonathan and Philippa Slack took over the long established osteopath practice of Christopher Hancock, now the Penarth Osteopathic Practice.
The Practice has more than 12,000 patients and two surgeries, one at Bradenham Place in Penarth and the other at the BUPA Hospital at Pentwyn, Cardiff.
Working in a hospital environment gives us access to X-ray and MRI scanning, blood tests and other diagnostic procedures.
www.penarthosteopaths.co.uk   (105 words)

 Penarth Pier, Penarth - South Wales - UK Attraction
Penarth Pier was built in 1895 mainly due to Penarth’s involvement in the paddle steamer trade across the Bristol Channel.
The Waverley and Balmoral paddle steamers still call at Penarth and are a popular activity for tourists in the summer.
There is a Victorian charm to the pier and the sea-front at Penarth that provides visitors with relaxation and enjoyment.
www.ukattraction.com /south-wales/penarth-pier.htm   (181 words)

 Penarth Bridge Club
Penarth Bridge Club was founded in 1972 to play duplicate contract bridge in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
There is also a supervised play session for beginners and improvers on Tuesday afternoon.
From the roundabout in the centre of Penarth, take Beach Road towards the sea front.
www.geocities.com /penarthbc/index   (70 words)

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