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Powys Council finances clock in more than £7 million above budget

Powys County Council ended the last financial year £7.4million over budget – but members have been warned to use the surplus “wisely” amid the cost of living crisis.

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Montgomeryshire MP Craig Williams resigns from UK Government with ‘deep regret’

Craig Williams, the MP for Montgomeryshire and Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chancellor, has quit the UK Government.

1 hour ago 112 views

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Young persons market idea mooted by Council

A young persons market could be held in Newtown in August

5 hours ago 584 views

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Seating plans next to new Robert Owen sculpture

A bench could be placed near the new Robert Owen sculpture on Vaynor Fields.

6 hours ago 228 views

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Cabinet approved Discretionary Cost of Living Support Scheme

Thousands of vulnerable residents in Powys are set to receive financial help after Cabinet decided how funding to support those most impacted by the cost of living crisis will be spent

6 hours ago 172 views

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Wales’ green agenda: First Minister announces Welsh Government’s legislative programme

Action on climate change is the Welsh Government’s clear focus as First Minister Mark Drakeford announces the new Bills to be introduced in Wales in the coming year.

6 hours ago 184 views

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Fuel prices rose over 16p a litre last month as 12 arrested for Wales-England protest

Fuel prices rose a record 16p in June, figures have shown as 12 protestors were arrested for staging a protest on the crossing between Wales and England this week.

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Overnight closures of busy road in Newtown starts next week

New Road in Newtown will be closed between 7pm and 3am between 14th July and 24th July

8 hours ago 468 views

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Police investigating theft of six sheep from Newtown area

POLICE are investigating the theft of six sheep from the Newtown area last month.

20 hours ago 408 views

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AGM for Mid Wales Corporate Joint Committee

A committee to strengthen regional working across mid Wales has held its Annual General Meeting.

1 day ago 152 views

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Police investigation continues into Newtown collision that left pedestrian significantly injured

Police officers are continuing their investigation into a collision in Newtown that left a man with significant head injuries.

1 day ago 828 views

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Concern over council meetings taken offline

Residents in Newtown are being denied access to live county council meetings.

1 day ago 300 views

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UK Government warned of ‘growing support for independence’ over plan to scrap Welsh law

The UK Government have been warned over a growing support for independence in Wales as it plans to scrap a Welsh law.

1 day ago 228 views

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Masks re-introduced for patients, visitors and staff

Powys Teaching Health Board reintroduces masks in clinical areas for patients, visitors and staff due to increasing community COVID-19 infections

2 days ago 312 views

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Staff shortages causing disruption to bin collections

Staff shortages causing disruption to bin collections in Newtown

2 days ago 524 views

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Free sporting activities for Powys children

Children in Newtown are invited to attend free sporting activities this summer.

2 days ago 344 views

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BREAKING: New package of measures to address high numbers of second homes

New planning laws, a statutory licensing scheme and proposals to change land transaction tax will be included in a package of measures to address second homes in Wales.

2 days ago 236 views

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Recycle on the go in Powys

New recycle on the go litter bins are popping up across the county, allowing us to all keep up the momentum and recycle our waste while we are out and about.

2 days ago 164 views

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Senedd members call for action as NHS staff with Long Covid face pay cut

Hospital employees who went the extra mile during the pandemic but have been unable to return to work due to suffering from Long-Covid now face having their pay halved.

2 days ago 276 views

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'Riverside Venue' to get new Welsh name

The Riverside Venue is set to get a new Welsh name

2 days ago 716 views

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Powys Council finances clock in more than £7 million above budget

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Young persons market idea mooted by Council

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Young persons market idea mooted by Council

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