Vice Chair visits Joan on her ...

24 May 2018

A Presteigne woman has received a visit from the Vice Chair of Powys County Council on her 100th birthday. Mrs Joan Ray celebrated her 100th birthday this week (Wednesday, May 24). To celebrate the special occasion, Cllr Beverley Baynham presented her with a card and bouquet of flowers when she visited Joan at Prestemede Care Home. Joan, who moved to Presteigne with her husband Dennis in 1966 fr...

Do you live in Builth Wells? D...

23 May 2018

Residents in and around Builth Wells are being asked if they can help support safety and welfare improvements planned for this year’s Royal Welsh Show. The improvements, which include the use of street pastors for the first time, have been recommended by the Builth Wells Event Safety Group. The Street Pastors, assisted by the Powys County Council’s Youth Service, will be in Builth Wells during ...

Newtown man fined for fly-tipp...

23 May 2018

Dumping household waste in a layby has cost a Newtown builder £200 after he was fined by Powys County Council. The council’s Waste Awareness and Enforcement Team issued the fixed penalty after investigating fly-tipped waste in a layby in Forden, near Welshpool, which had been reported to the council by a member of the public. During the investigation, intelligence that linked the waste to the of...