Powys pupils have again achie...

17 August 2017

Nearly 1 in 5 Powys results for 2017 are at the highest grades A*-A (19.2%) which represents an increase of nearly 1% from results in 2016 (18.3%). Nearly 6% of results were at grade A* and a further 13% were at grade A. More than 4 out of 10 results were at grades A*-B (43.5%) and more than 7 out of 10 results (73.6%) were at grades A*-C. Almost everyone who took a WJEC A-level in Powys passed (...

Syrian families come together...

16 August 2017

Almost 150 Syrian family members who have settled across Mid and West Wales came together at the Royal Welsh Showground on Monday for a picnic and fun day. The event, hosted on the Royal Welsh Showground and organised by Powys County Council Housing Service, was an opportunity for the families to meet each other and to share their experiences. Agencies worked together to make sure the day was fil...

Powys to provide fraud servic...

16 August 2017

A Powys service that carries out a crucial role investigating corporate fraud is expanding its operations into two English councils. Powys County Council has won a three-year contract to provide corporate fraud services for Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Council. Among the services provided will be fraud prevention, detection and where necessary prosecution against individuals an...

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