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Protesters attend drag queen event at Powys library

AROUND 20 protesters turned up at an event held at Newtown library where a drag queen was reading to children.

9 hours ago 588 views

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Book support for cancer sufferers and carers

A Newtown county councillor is urging residents living with, or caring for someone with cancer, to borrow books from the town's library that could help them.

13 hours ago 184 views

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Timber train to Kronospan made permanent after trials on Cambrian line

Welsh timber to be permanently carried on the main route through Powys after trials were deemed successful.

13 hours ago 252 views

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Green Man: Lobbyist register call after Mark Drakeford orders inquiry

James Evans, MS for Brecon and Radnorshire has called for a lobbyist register in Wales, after Welsh ministers were found to have attended a social event with a Green Man boss shortly before the festival received a multimillion investment from the government.

16 hours ago 100 views

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Fourth Annual Report for Powys Public Service Board published

Partnership working will be vital in Powys as the county recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, the county's Public Services Board has said.

17 hours ago 236 views

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Financial support available for learners and their families

Are you struggling to afford school costs such as uniform and transport? Welsh Government has announced eight education subsidies that you might quality for.

21 hours ago 560 views

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Over 90% of NHS dental practices in Wales unable to offer appointments to new patients

Over 90% of NHS Dental practices in Wales are unable to offer appointments to new adult patients, according to a survey.

21 hours ago 212 views

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Newtown drink driver hit with 20 month ban after petrol station arrest

An Abermule man was found to be more than twice over the drink limit when he was stopped by police outside a petrol station in Newtown.

1 day ago 716 views

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Powys archer bids to bring home gold from European Championships

Megan Costall, an archer from Newtown has been called up to represent Archery GB at the European Youth Archery Championships next week.

2 days ago 376 views

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Sunak outlines plans for Westminster encroachment into devolved powers

Tory leadership candidate Rishi Sunak has outlined plans to extend the UK Government’s operations into devolved areas if he is elected as the new leader of the Conservative Party.

2 days ago 388 views

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Local railway journeys should be free, says MS

Temporary free travel should be allowed on the Cambrian Railway to help people through the cost of living crisis.

2 days ago 556 views

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Free science festival revealed for September

A former Newtown student has revealed a new and free science festival for the town aimed at schoolchildren

2 days ago 488 views

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Newtown man fined over £1,000 for abandoning car for several weeks

George McGleave from Newtown has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in fines and costs after abandoning a car in a residential street.

3 days ago 624 views

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Andrew RT Davies calls for national blue plaque scheme for Wales

Andrew RT Davies MS, Leader of the Welsh Conservatives in the Senedd, calls for a proper blue plaque system for Wales whilst attending the Eisteddfod in Tregaron today.

3 days ago 316 views

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Powys: Special meeting confirmed as Powys County Council continues probe into highways issues

A SPECIAL meeting will take place soon to probe issues affecting Powys County Council’s Highways department.

3 days ago 376 views

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Newtown social housing development completed

Work on a new, low-carbon social housing development in Newtown has been completed

4 days ago 480 views

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Newtown clubber Serena Yapp handed suspended sentence for Steam Mill bottling

Serena Yapp from Newtown has been handed a suspended prison sentence following a savage attack on a defenceless woman at a nightclub that left her victim with blood pouring from her head.

4 days ago 848 views

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Former mid Wales golf course transformed into £7.5m luxury glamping resort

A former golf course near Newtown has been transformed into a £7.5 million luxury glamping resort.

4 days ago 632 views

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Politicians calls for action on A483

Politicians have called for action to be taken on improving trunk roads in Powys after two serious crashes on one stretch just days apart.

4 days ago 336 views

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Courses aim to help motorcyclists

Motorcyclists in north Powys are invited to sign up to a free enhanced riders training course to help improve their riding skills and the safety of local roads

5 days ago 216 views

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Book support for cancer sufferers and carers

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Timber train to Kronospan made permanent after trials on Cambrian line

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Newtown drink driver hit with 20 month ban after petrol station arrest

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Protesters attend drag queen event at Powys library

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Financial support available for learners and their families

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