Pwllglas

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Pwllglas
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Pwllglas
Pwllglas is located in Denbighshire
Pwllglas
Pwllglas
Pwllglas shown within Denbighshire
Population 238 
OS grid reference SJ117546
• Cardiff 159 mi (256 km)
• London 172 mi (277 km)
Community
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town RUTHIN
Postcode district LL15
Dialling code 01824
Police North Wales
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Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
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UK
Wales
Denbighshire
53°04′59″N 3°18′58″W / 53.083°N 3.316°W / 53.083; -3.316Coordinates: 53°04′59″N 3°18′58″W / 53.083°N 3.316°W / 53.083; -3.316

Pwllglas (or Pwll-glas) is a village in Denbighshire, near the town of Ruthin, north Wales. It is home to the Ruthin-Pwllglas Golf Club which is popular among golfers across Denbighshire, Denbigh Golf Club being the other club in the county.

Pwllglas is split up into three cul-de-sacs, Erw Las, Dyffryn, and Tan y Bryn. The A494 goes straight through the village and leads to Bala and Corwen. The nearby village of Bryn Saith Marchog is four miles away.

Pwllglas has a thriving local community focused on the Neuadd Bentref on the A494. 2013 saw the reinstatement of a village shop Siop Pwllglas on the Neuadd Bentref site.[1] The shop is a combined effort of enthusiastic community residents to provide a much needed resource 'from the community, for the community'. Siop Pwllglas [2] won the "Village shop / Post office" category in the Countryside Alliance awards in February 2016. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The heart of Pwllglas has returned after 20 years". Denbighshire Free Press. Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Llywodraeth Cymru, Welsh Government. "Statistics and Research". Llywodraeth Cymru Welsh Government. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Countryside Alliance News". Countryside Alliance. Retrieved 10 February 2016.