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Cancellation of the Planning, Taxi Licensing & Rights of Way Committee 16 & 17 April, 2014

15 April

The Planning, Taxi Licensing & Rights of Way Committee, Powys County Council was scheduled to meet on 16th & 17th April, 2014 to consider a Village Green application in respect of Cae Prior Fields, Brecon. The meeting was to be in the Brecon Beacons National Park Office, Brecon.

The landowner has made an application to the High Court for Judicial Review and he has been granted a temporary...

Farmer prosecuted by council

11 April

Powys’ farming community are being reminded of their responsibilities to ensure that they dispose of animal carcasses in the correct manner after the county council successfully prosecuted a Builth Wells farmer.

Richard Morgan Davies of Tirafon, Aberedw, Builth Wells pleaded guilty to six offences under the Animal By-Products (Wales) (Enforcement) (No.2) Regulations 2011, with a further 29 other...

Free access to over 1.5million academic articles at Powys libraries

10 April
Library service

Students, researchers and small businesses in Powys can now access over one million academic articles for free thanks to a new library service, the county council has announced.

Powys County Council’s Library Service has introduced ‘AccessToResearch’, a new facility available to library users.

Council libraries across Powys can provide users with free access to over 1.5 million academic...

Jane Hutt visits Powys RDP projects

10 April
Ministerial Visit

Welsh Government Finance Minister Jane Hutt has been in Powys visiting a number of European funded rural regeneration and tourism projects.

During the visit in Llandrindod Wells the minister examined the work of the tourism cluster Natural Mid Wales as well as projects supported by axis 3 and 4 of the Rural Development Plan (RDP) 2007 – 2014, including an accessible bike pilot from Elan Valley...

Crickhowell high school pupils reach young consumer finals

9 April

A team of young consumers from a Powys high school have reached the final of a prestigious national competition.

Pupils Alice Bough, Hollie Parfitt, Caoimhe Peregrine and Richard Rhyderch-Roberts from Crickhowell High School represented Powys in the Welsh Young Consumers Competition, which was held at Cardiff City Stadium last month (25 March).

The annual competition sees a team of four, aged...

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