Lepton

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Lepton

A division of the Greek drachma. One lepton was worth 1/100 of a drachma. Its plural is lepta. While the drachma no longer circulates, lepton remains the slang term for euro cents in Greece.
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Best defender: Joel Lapton (Cogan Coronation, Penarth) Best midfield player: Rollin Menayese (Maesglas United, Gwent) Under-14 girls, Best forward: Erin Murray (Dinas Powys).
Katrina and Richard Lapton cannot find a home for their family in the area - and say the situation with the Billybanks Estate has only added to their plight.
A spokeswoman for the council said: ``We are aware of the Lapton case and sympathise with their predicament.