Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain

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Coordinates: 52°46′30″N 3°09′25″W / 52.775°N 3.157°W / 52.775; -3.157

Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain
St Ffraids Church, Llantsanffraid - geograph.org.uk - 1078467.jpg
St Ffraid's Kirk, Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain
Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain is locatit in Powys
Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain
Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain

 Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain shown within Powys
OS grid reference SJ220203
Commonty Llansantffraid[1]
Principal aurie Powys
Ceremonial county Powys
Kintra Wales
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Post toun LLANSANFFRAID[2]
Postcode destrict SY22
Diallin code 01691
Polis Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid an Wast Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Pairlament Wales
UK Pairlament Montgomeryshire
Welsh Assembly Montgomeryshire
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Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain is a veelage in Powys, Mid-Wales, close tae the border wi Shropshire, aboot 5 miles soothwast o Oswestry.

Llansanffraid means "Kirk o St Bridget" in the Welsh leid an ym-Mechain refers tae its location in the medieval cantref o Mechain.

The local fitbaa team, previously kent as Total Network Solutions F.C., wan the League o Wales in the 2004-05 saison, the first title syne chyngin the name frae Llansantffraid FC. Follaein the takeower o its sponsors, the team wis renamed The New Saints F.C. for the 2006-07 saison. The New Saints nae langer play their fitbaa matches in Llansantffraid, but in "Park Hall", a veelage in Shropshire, 2 miles east o Oswestry. A new veelage team haes been formed wi local players an they have haed great success in their 1st saison playin in the local league.

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  1. Ordnance Survey. "Election Maps". Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  2. Royal Mail Address Management Unit (March 2011). "Postcode Update 52" (PDF). Retrieved 20 October 2012.