Powys receives accolade for to...

23 February 2018

Powys County Council has received a prestigious award for after becoming the leading carbon-saving council in all of England, Northern Ireland and Wales. The council received the Local Authority Recycling Carbon Index Trophy from Eunomia yesterday (Thursday, February 22) after it topped the carbon index league for achieving a carbon saving of 130kg per person in 2015/16. Eunomia’s index calculat...

Planning approved for new scho...

23 February 2018

Plans to strengthen a Welsh-medium primary school federation in the north of Powys have taken a major step forward with Powys County Council granting planning approval for the Ysgol Carno new-build project. The work at Ysgol Carno will mean eradicating the need for the pupils to be solely taught in demountable cabin accommodation by building a brand new 21st century schools building with dedicate...

Gwernyfed Secondary School

20 February 2018

A Powys secondary school will have improved teaching and sport facilities as part of a £7.2m refurbishment, following a decision by Powys County Council’s cabinet. The cabinet, meeting in Llandrindod Wells today (February 20) approved major refurbishment of Gwernyfed Secondary School, including teaching and sports facilities, as part of the council’s 21st Century Schools programme. The project ...