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    Re: The Miners Strike

    My Dad was a NCB civil engineer, he was made redundant in 1981 when the project he was working on was scrapped. He was in a team planning the ĎMargam Super Pití, the plan was to close a number of...
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    Re: Forty four years ago today.

    I remember it well, I was 12 at the time and it was my first season as a season ticket holder, City were shocking that day but looking at that team it does seem a bit lopsided, 3 full backs in...
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    Re: City players you've seen out and about.

    Paul Wimbleton in the queue at the Monico cinema, his hair was immaculate.
  4. Thread: Heat Pumps ?

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    Re: Heat Pumps ?

    I was told the piping would need replacing as well, I understand itís going to be necessary to make these changes, but itís not going to be cheap
  5. Re: Donating goods to charity .......getting people to pick stuff up ?

    The British Heart Foundation collect and theyíll definitely take furniture, also electrical items which a lot of charity shops avoid.
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    Re: Welsh medium education

    I have no idea if there is any difference between funding for schools in England and Wales, as far as I know the formula for individual schools is decided at local authority level, I would imagine...
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    Re: Welsh medium education

    All schools are funded in the same way, a bloc grant depending on the number of places available and a set amount per pupil. A full school actually gets less per pupil than one with unfilled places...
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    Re: PETERBOROUGH UTD v CARDIFF CITY. Match thread

    Sky can only put a limited number of mid-week fixtures on the red button, this set of fixtures isnít one of them, Coventry away on Sept 15th is our next red button game.
  9. Thread: Mike Smith RIP

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    Re: Mike Smith RIP

    He stepped in when Toshack quit after one game, he must have known he was on a hiding to nothing but took on the job despite the way it was going to effect his record as Wales manager. One of...
  10. Thread: Mike Smith RIP

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    Mike Smith RIP

    Ex Wales manager Mike Smith has passed away, only man to manage a Welsh team that finished top of a qualifying group, leading the team to the Euros quarter finals in 1976. Great servant to Welsh...
  11. Thread: The Hand of God

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    Re: The Hand of God

    I think that was Graham Taylor, another thoroughly decent man slaughtered by the English press. I’d just moved to London when Italia 90 was on, I found myself wanting England to do well so that Bobby...
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    Re: Indian restaurant-Albany rd-90's

    Whitchurch Rd is great for all types of eating out, especially curry, each to their own of course and Chillies is certainly no frills but the food is excellent in my experience, I wouldn’t describe...
  13. Re: The most boring thing you will have read this week

    Mynachdy literally mean’s ‘Monk’s house’, though the modern Welsh for monastery is mynachlog. Perhaps Mynachdy could be twinned with Monaco, they are, after all, very similar places.
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    Re: Football Kit Inspiration

    Scroll down to the Parma kits from the 2000s on this link, lots in blue and yellow and black and gold if you want ideas for a City theme, I really like the ones with the cross designs. Good luck with...
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    Re: Joey Barton at Bristol City!

    Youíre probably right considering the endless managerial merry-go-round, but his sargent major style of management must be on the way out soon Iíd have thought.
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    Re: Joey Barton at Bristol City!

    Rovers not City, Pearson seems to be nailed on to go to Trashton Gate, an appointment that could work out or end his career at championship level.
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    Re: property rental agents advise please

    Have you tried contacting the landlord directly, he’ll be paying the agent a fair percentage of the rent and it’s in his interest for them to keep up with any maintainance and keep the tenant happy....
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    Re: Gerry Marsden has passed

    Some friends of mine were doing a recording in a studio Liverpool back in the late eighties, they were running out of time and the studio were keen to move them on as Gerry Marsden was their next...
  19. Re: Bottom line. Are we a mid table team because of the squad or the Manager?

    I think weíll know by the end of January, we have a lot of winnable games coming up over the next 5 weeks, if the team doesnít look like challenging for the top six by then itíll either be down to...
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    Re: Greek Village Restaurant -Caerphilly Rd

    Greek Spot closed during the early days of lockdown. We had a few good meals there but it never really took off, there’s a lot of competition on Whitchurch Road and a couple of rival Greek places on...
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    Stori diddorol am Gymro a chyn-chwaraewr CCFC

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/cymrufyw/54660658
    Welais i hwn ar wefan y BBC, cafodd e fywyd diddorol, gan gynnwys sbel bach fel pel-droediwr i Gaerdydd.
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    Re: Best Town in Wales

    The choice coastal towns from St David’s to Aberaeron is pretty impressive, Fishguard, Newport, Cardigan, New Quay plus the smaller gems like Llangrannog, it’s surprising that coast doesn’t rival...
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    Re: Morriston Hospital Swansea

    Wonderful people, not only the medics, but the folks in the canteen, security staff etc as well.Spent 5 weeks travelling there every day a few years back, the journey is easy enough, the hospital is...
  24. Thread: Ceredigion

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    Re: Ceredigion

    I stayed in Llanarth a week ago, it’s a stunning area for a family holiday. Cwmtydu is a great beach, lovely walks along the coast path, and regular visits from the local seals. The road down is bit...
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    Re: Is the ticket office open?7

    Finally managed it, ended up using the finance as it refused two bank cards and my credit card and only let me use two lots of city cash, so it’s cost me £90 more than it should have. They’d better...
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