New Chair of Powys County Coun...

18 May 2018

A county councillor from Brecon has been appointed the new Chair of Powys County Council. Cllr David Meredith, who represents the St. David Within ward, was elected chair at the council’s annual meeting yesterday (Thursday, May 17), succeeding Cllr Dai Davies, local member for the Berriew ward. Cllr Meredith was elected as a county councillor for the St. David Within ward in 2018 and was Chair o...

Newtown family centre move on ...

17 May 2018

Newtown Integrated Family Centre and the Skylark Family Centre are moving to one central location. The move to the former Dafydd Llwyd Primary school site, will take place in June and will provide easier access for families in Newtown. The Newtown Integrated Family Centre will continue be a one stop shop providing services to support families’ learning, social care and health needs. The centre pr...

Powys prepares to welcome the ...

17 May 2018

One of Europe’s largest touring youth festivals is making its way to Powys. The National Urdd Eisteddfod is taking place during Whitson week (28 May – 2 June) on the Royal Welsh showground. The Eisteddfod brings 90,000 visitors and 15,000 competitors to its host county each year, and with that comes wide economic benefits. This will be the first time that the Urdd Eisteddfod has visited the are...