Christmas Parking

17 November 2017

Free car parking will be on offer at Powys County Council’s pay and display car parks for two key shopping days in the run-up to Christmas, the council has announced. The festive initiative, which follows previous successful free parking schemes, will provide free parking on Saturday 16 and Saturday 23 December between 10am-6pm.  Councillor Leader Councillor Rosemarie Harris and Councillor ...

Apprenticeship schemes given g...

16 November 2017

New employment opportunities for young people will now be available following the launch of a new Powys County Council apprenticeship scheme at an event in the Wyeside Arts Centre in Builth Wells. The council has for a number of years offered fixed-term apprenticeships and now it has launched a new career-graded apprenticeship. It is believed that that Powys is the first council in Wales to offer...

Hay & Brecon Farmers Ltd in co...

14 November 2017

A Powys-based agricultural company that exposed their employees and customers by not operating fork lift trucks safely, has been prosecuted by the county council. Hay & Brecon Farmers Ltd were prosecuted by Powys County Council’s Environmental Health team after an investigation found that they had breached health and safety regulations. On Wednesday, November 8, Llandrindod Wells Magistrates Cou...