Betws yn Rhos

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Betws yn Rhos
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Saint Michael's Church
Betws yn Rhos is located in Conwy
Betws yn Rhos
Betws yn Rhos
Location within Conwy
Population1,052 (2011)
OS grid referenceSH906735
Community
  • Betws yn Rhos
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townABERGELE
Postcode districtLL22
Dialling code01745
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Conwy
53°14′49″N 3°38′20″W / 53.247°N 3.639°W / 53.247; -3.639Coordinates: 53°14′49″N 3°38′20″W / 53.247°N 3.639°W / 53.247; -3.639

Betws yn Rhos is a village and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales.

Betws yn Rhos is located about 5 miles (8.0 km) inland between the coastal towns of Abergele and Colwyn Bay. Until 1974 it formed part of Denbighshire, but subsequent local government reorganisations saw it administered as part of Clwyd from 1974 to 1996, before its current administration as part of Conwy County Borough. At the 2001 census the population was 944,[1] increasing to 1,052 at the 2011 census.[2]

The village itself only has a population of 312.[3] The community includes the small settlements of Llanelian-yn-Rhos, Trofarth, Dolwen and Dawn.[4]

Sport[edit]

Betws yn Rhos is home to a football team who play in the Clwyd Football League.[5] Betws yn Rhos enjoyed a good first season 2007/08 but have since been unable to recapture their form in the 2008/09 In the summer of 2011 Craig Hughes took over Betws yn Rhos FC, to become their 4th manager in the last 5 seasons. In 2011/12 the boundaries also changed and Betws yn Rhos now play in the newly formed Clwyd/Conwy Division.[6]

Notable residents[edit]

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches to Llanfair Talhaiarn and has a total population of 2,122.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Conwy
  2. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  3. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Betws yn Rhos village population (W37000058)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  4. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Betws yn Rhos community (W04000107)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  5. ^ Betws yn Rhos F.C. Archived December 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 October 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Petition launched to bring broke Les Battersby actor Bruce Jones back to Coronation Street", Planet Radio, 14 July 2015, retrieved 26 July 2017
  8. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 20 May 2015.

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