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County Council financial plans to be reviewed

The County Council warns that inflation and energy costs will have a 'significant impact' on financial planning for this and future financial years.

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Children in Wales to benefit from £100m investment in childcare

Welsh Government are set to invest nearly £100m in improving childcare availability, boosting Welsh language provision and funding free part-time places in Wales.

5 hours ago 112 views

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Historic First Welsh Agriculture Bill to support farmers into the future

The first ever Welsh Agriculture Bill has been laid before the Senedd today, paving the way for ambitious and transformational legislation to support farmers, sustainable food production, and to conserve and enhance the Welsh countryside, culture and language.

5 hours ago 48 views

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More detail demanded on air ambulance proposals

Calls have been made for more detailed information to be released about plans to axe the north Powys based Wales Air Ambulance.

1 day ago 168 views

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St David Awards celebrate a decade of recognising national heroes

The First Minister has today urged people to put their nominations in for the 10th annual St David Awards before the closing date next month.

2 days ago 188 views

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Newtown chip shop owner fed 3,800 children over summer

A fish and chip shop owner who fed more than 3,800 children in Newtown with free meals over the summer holidays is calling on businesses to help raise £10,000 for local foodbanks to help feed people in need this Christmas.

2 days ago 236 views

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Man appears in court after driving at 91mph on Newtown bypass

A MOTORIST has received six penalty points after he was clocked travelling at more than 90mph on Newtown bypass.

2 days ago 468 views

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Newtown man donates money to Aberystwyth RNLI in his Will

A Newtown man made a remarkable gesture by leaving £300,000 in his will to help lifeboat volunteers save lives at sea.

3 days ago 392 views

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Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council set to become an 'eligible council'

It is likely that town councillors will declare that Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council is an eligible council for the purposes of a new law - the general power of competence.

3 days ago 292 views

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100,000 extra patients on Wales NHS waiting list in just one year

Patients and NHS staff in Wales deserve a healthcare system 'at least as good as elsewhere in the UK,' Welsh Conservatives have said, as the NHS waiting list in Wales rises by nearly 100,000 in just one year.

4 days ago 212 views

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Man involved in hour-long stand-off with police in Newtown

A string of personal traumas led to an hour-long stand-off between a Newtown man and police earlier this month.

4 days ago 648 views

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Annual self-assessment report published

Powys County Council's first corporate self-assessment report is now available to view on its website.

4 days ago 192 views

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Wales’ young voters need more support to engage in elections, says report

More education and engagement is needed to support young voters to understand and participate in Welsh elections, according to recent research and analysis by the Electoral Commission. 

4 days ago 144 views

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Newtown's longest serving publican to pull last pint

Newtown's longest serving pub landlord will be pulling his final pint after more than 40 years behind the bar.

4 days ago 796 views

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Have your say on how the county council involves you in decision-making

Powys County Council is currently consulting on it's Public Participation Strategy - a document setting out how they will engage with you and encourage you to participate in decision-making.

4 days ago 148 views

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Branding consultants charge town council £2.5k for FOI related work

Newtown brand consultants, Heavenly, have charged the town council at least £2.5k in response to information requested by residents through the Freedom of Information Act.

4 days ago 420 views

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Town council to discuss Air Ambulance move plans

Town councillors are to debate a motion on Air Ambulance plans to 'not leave residents stranded'

5 days ago 304 views

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Crash near Newtown leads to appeal from Dyfed-Powys Police

Police are appealing for information following a two-vehicle collision near Newtown on Wednesday (September 21) morning.

5 days ago 596 views

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Arrest warrant for Newtown man accused of handling stolen goods

A warrant has been issued for a Newtown man after he failed to show up for a court hearing.

6 days ago 900 views

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Campaigners to hold air ambulance meeting

A public meeting into plans to axe Montgomeryshire's air ambulance has been rescheduled for this Friday.

6 days ago 140 views

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Secondary school applications now open

Applications are now open for children starting secondary school in September 2023, Powys County Council has said

6 days ago 176 views

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Have your say on a 'tourist tax' for Wales

The Welsh Government has launched a public consultation today on proposals to give local authorities the powers to introduce a visitor levy.

6 days ago 228 views

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New Bill to ban single-use plastics in Wales expected to be laid today.

It is expected that later today a new bill, banning single-use plastics in Wales will be laid before the Senedd.

6 days ago 176 views

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More vandalism in Newtown green spaces

Open Newtown appealing for witnesses to a fire which has caused damage, which took place this weekend.

6 days ago 484 views

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Newtown man denies being drunk and disorderly in public

A Newtown man who denies being drunk and disorderly in public has taken his case to trial.

6 days ago 632 views

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Newtown man denies driving while disqualified

A Newtown man who denies a charge of driving while disqualified will face trial later this year.

1 week ago 480 views

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Newtown man who admits drug driving to argue 'special reasons'

A man from Newtown will appear in court next week to put forward a special reasons argument as to why he had cannabis in his system when he was pulled over by police.

1 week ago 600 views

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Why are planning meetings being cancelled?

Powys councillors concerned at cancelled planning meetings which are doing a 'disservice' to applicants.

1 week ago 452 views

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Man to face trial over faces trial over allegedly having weapon in Newtown

A man from Newtown accused of maliciously wounding another man will face trial over the incident next year.

1 week ago 892 views

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Cost-of-living crisis mini-budget set for next Friday

The much-anticipated mini-budget setting out details of help for households and businesses amid the cost-of-living crisis will be delivered by the Chancellor next Friday.

1 week ago 220 views

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Man appears in court after driving at 91mph on Newtown bypass

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More detail demanded on air ambulance proposals

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Children in Wales to benefit from £100m investment in childcare

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