Powys pupils have again achiev...

16 August 2018

More than 1 in 5 Powys results for 2018 are at the highest grades A*-A (20.1%) which represents an increase of nearly 1% from results in 2017 (19.2%). 4.5% of results were at grade A* and a further 15.6% were at grade A. Nearly 5 out of 10 results were at grades A*-B (48.2%) and more than three-quarters of results (75.9%) were at grades A*-C. The gap between Powys WJEC results and Wales results...

Plans for new salt dome

15 August 2018

Plans to increase Powys County Council’s ability to store road salt to meet Welsh Government requirements have been submitted to planners. The county council is planning to invest around £600,000 at its Llangammarch Wells depot to build a new salt storage dome as part of plans to increase overall salt storage capacity in the county to 34,000 tonnes. Currently the depot, which is a base for Highw...

Support for the Community – Th...

13 August 2018

An exciting project launched to help people aged 54 and older get back into work is holding an information day in Newtown. The ‘Support for the Community’ event is being held at the Monty Club in Newtown on Tuesday 21st August from 11am – 3pm will have representatives from Citizen’s Advice Bureau, PRIME Cymru’s Mentoring Scheme, Age Cymru, Careers Wale, Care and Repair, Powys County Council, Comm...