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Powys court issues arrest warrant for Newtown resident

A Newtown resident wanted for assault, theft, criminal damage and resisting arrest is being searched for by police after a court issued a warrant for his arrest.

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News Crime
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Newtown coach receives recognition for disability advocacy

A football coach from Newtown has been named on the 2022 LDA Leaders List which celebrates the most influential people in the UK with a Learning Disability or Autism.

3 hours ago 116 views

News Sport
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Council leader rejects claims of meat and dairy school dinners ban

There is no plan to introduce a meat of dairy ban in the county, Powys County Council leader, councillor James Gibson-Watt has said.

1 day ago 112 views

News Politics
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Independent Constitutional Commission publishes first interim report.

An independent commission looking at Wales’ constitutional future has published an interim report saying that there are “significant problems with the way Wales is currently governed” within the UK.

1 day ago 116 views

News Politics
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Drug driving 'nothing to do with trailer crash'

A council worker tested positive for drugs after the trailer he was towing collided with a pedestrian leaving him with serious head injuries – but a court hearing was told that his drug driving did not lead to the crash.

1 day ago 576 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Scooter riding teenager had been smoking cannabis

A teenager has been banned from the road for a year after he was stopped by police and found to be over the drug drive limit – while riding an electric scooter.

1 day ago 260 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Arrest warrant issued after Newtown man fails to attend court

An arrest warrant has been issued to find a Newtown man after he failed to show up for a court appearance.

1 day ago 1008 views

News Crime
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Wales at the forefront of UK action as Senedd says no to single-use plastics

Wales will become the first part of the UK to legislate against a thorough list of single-use plastics as the Senedd approves legislation to ban selling unnecessary, disposable products to consumers.

1 day ago 200 views

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Concern raised over Christmas window competition

Some small business said they waited in for hours but didn't see any Christmas window display judges.

1 day ago 312 views

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At least 5% rise in policing precept likely

Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn has warned of stark financial pressures facing the force, as he launches a public consultation on next year’s police budget. 

2 days ago 128 views

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Teenager sentenced for Argos Newtown window breaking

A teenager who went around breaking windows in Newtown causing thousands of pounds worth of damage has been sentenced for the

2 days ago 672 views

News Crime
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Dominos pizza plans welcomed by town council

Plans for illuminated signage at new Dominos pizza venue given thumbs up by town councillors.

2 days ago 516 views

News Politics
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Man admits intentionally exposing himself in Newtown

A man has admitted in court that he intentionally exposed his genitals in Newtown last month.

2 days ago 844 views

News Crime
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Council found to have breached the human rights of a child in care and his parents

The parents of a child in the care of Powys County Council, were not “informed as a priority” that their son had been admitted to hospital following an attempt to kill himself, a report has revealed.

3 days ago 452 views

News Politics
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Interactive workshops for climate engagement

A series of interactive workshops and events, the first one later this month, as part of a bid to inspire young people to engage with topics surrounding the climate.

3 days ago 136 views

News
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A million COVID autumn booster vaccines administered in Wales

Statistics published today show that over a million people in Wales have now received their COVID-19 booster vaccination this autumn.

3 days ago 112 views

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Newtown pride event set to take place

Town Councillors are set to add an additional £2,000 to their annual budget to support the addition of a Pride presence at the 2023 carnival.

3 days ago 200 views

News Politics
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Worrying local ambulance response times revealed

Heart attack and stroke victims in Newtown could wait more than an hour for an ambulance, shocking figures have revealed.

4 days ago 240 views

News Health
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Parents urged to stop using self-feeding pillows

Parents in Powys that have baby self-feeding pillows are being urged by the county council to stop using them and dispose of them safely

5 days ago 228 views

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Small Business Saturday this weekend

The national 'Small Business Saturday' initiative returns this Saturday 3rd December 2022.

6 days ago 160 views

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Crown court for man charged with Newtown attempted murders

26 year old man set to appear at court later this month accused of attempting to murder two people in Newtown.

6 days ago 640 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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County Council to consider meat and dairy products motion

County Councillors are set to consider a motion on committing to serve good quality meat and dairy.

6 days ago 232 views

News Politics
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Man in Newtown, Powys, had cannabis hidden between his bum cheeks

A man told a police officer in Newtown that that he had cannabis in a container hidden between his bum cheeks, a court has heard.

6 days ago 544 views

News Crime
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Man accused of criminal damage in Powys town has case adjourned

A court case against a man accused of criminal damage in Newtown has been delayed due to the fact he has been detained at an in-patient facility.

6 days ago 560 views

News Crime
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Appeal over verbally abusive incident

Dyfed Powys Police are appealing for witnesses to a 'verbally abusive' incident which took place in the town centre.

1 week ago 512 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Fantastic Kicking off Christmas event held

Christmas is officially here in Newtown after holding it's annual Kicking off Christmas event last Saturday.

1 week ago 616 views

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Deprivation in Newtown revealed by Census

New data from the most recent Census reveals the areas which have the highest amount of deprivation in two dimensions in Newtown.

1 week ago 232 views

News Analysis
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First year of Co-operation Agreement delivers lasting change

Universal free school meals in primary schools across Wales and new measures to help people to live in their local communities are among some of the commitments delivered in the first year of the Co-operation Agreement between the Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru.

1 week ago 160 views

News Politics
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New law that ‘transforms the rented sector in Wales’ comes into force today

The biggest change to housing law in Wales for decades has today, 1 December, come into force, bringing changes to renting a home.

1 week ago 144 views

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Work to begin on the second phase of the Treowen Active Travel Route

Work to begin the second phase of an active travel route in Treowen, Newtown, will begin on Monday 5 December.

1 week ago 504 views

News   Newtown South
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