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Thursday | IcNetwork

Host of activities taking place for arts month

There is something to pique all interests and entertain all ages - including the unexpected.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Powys County, Wales

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Passengers' nightmares after Monarch technical faults on flight from Tobago

They may have holidayed in sun-drenched paradise in Tobago, but the end to their trip was anything but as they spent an extra three nights being ferried between airports and hotels after a catalogue of technical failures beset their aircraft.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hereford Times

Hay-on-Wye set to lead the way on food waste in Powys

Hay-on-Wye set to lead the way on food waste in Powys in joint initiative with Friends of the Earth Cymru and local eatery the Granary Residents teamed up with local eatery, the Granary, Wrap and Friends of the Earth Cymru to host a training day when local partnership adviser Joanne Tarling gave a presentation on food waste - and how to avoid it.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

South Wales Argus

Gwent patients' wait times shorter

MORE than 1,600 patients had been waiting longer than 36 weeks for treatment in Gwent hospitals by the end of February, a small improvement on the previous month.

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BBC News

Windfarms' "limited" tourism impact

A new report claims onshore windfarms and pylons in Wales have a limited impact on the nation's tourism industry.

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Related Topix: Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News, Anglesey County, Wales, Powys County, Wales,

Thu Apr 10, 2014

BBC News

Council data law breaches double

Councils in Wales broke data protection laws twice as often last year as they did in 2012, BBC Wales has learned.

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Related Topix: Powys County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Flintshire County, Wales, Wrexham County, Wales, Caerphilly County, Wales

Wed Apr 09, 2014

BBC News

Brecon Gypsy and traveller site open

A 15-year search for a permanent home for a family of Romany Gypsies in Brecon has ended with the opening of a new site.

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Related Topix: World News, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom

Wed Apr 02, 2014

BBC News

Concern at county's home care revamp

Changes to the way home care is provided in Powys have prompted concerns by carers and those using the service.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Hereford Times

Presteigne woman's award for long service in The Royal Voluntary Service

At the RVS meeting in Presteigne volunteers Jackie Smith, Paul Watson-Jones, Marilyn Satterthwaite, John Evans and Shirley Oles, Glenys Pears who both work for the RVS and are also volunteers, front Louise Croad who runs the RVS Befriending service and vo SUSAN Craven from Presteigne has been awarded for over 27 years of volunteer work in the ... (more)

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

IcNetwork

Police say arrests linked to mobile phone thefts - not attempted abductions

Dyfed-Powys Police say social media rumours that two incidents on Saturday were linked to attempted abductions of teenagers are not true Police in Mid Wales have denied rumours on social media that two police incidents in Newbridge-on-Wye and Llandrindod Wells yesterday involved a man attempting to abduct teenagers.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Cell Phones, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News,

Fri Mar 28, 2014

BBC News

Town centre traffic ban planned

Plans to ban traffic from a mid Wales town centre street one day a week are to be put out to public consultation.

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BBC News

Killer dog virus vaccination plea

A vet has urged dog owners in north Powys to vaccinate their pets after an outbreak of distemper in the area.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom

Thu Mar 27, 2014

BBC News

Crossing safety procedures 'unsafe'

Safety procedures at a Powys railway crossing where a train hit a farm trailer have been criticised as "inherently unsafe".

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Related Topix: Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales

Hereford Times

Campaigners complete environmental assessment for Herefordshire wind farm

CAMPAIGNERS against a wind farm on the Welsh border have submitted their environmental impact assessment ahead of a key appeal hearing.

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IcNorthWales

North Wales shearers triumph in New Zealand at 'St David's Day Massacre'

Hefin Rowlands 24, and Alun Lloyd Jones, 19, demolished their New Zealand rivals in their own backyard at the famed Golden Shears International Shearing and Woolhandling Championships.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

BBC News

Number of Gypsy caravans rises 19%

The number of Gypsy and traveller caravans in 21 of Wales' 22 local authorities has increased by 19%, with the number of sites also on the rise.

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IcNetwork

Hundreds of schools closed as teachers hold 'last resort' strike

David Evans, Wales secretary of the National Union of Teachers , had warned that a "large number" of schools would be closed "if not completely then partially" as teachers take part in the national strike.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

IcNetwork

Christian couple to take their stance on gay couples to the European Court of Human Rights

The UK Equality and Human Rights Commission challenged the Greens over their policy to provide double rooms to married couples only at their Llandrindod Wells guest house Sue and Jeff Green from Llandrindod Wells in Powys who own and run the Highland Moors B&B Guest House Jeff and Sue Green believe they have no prospect of success in the British ... (more)

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Hereford Times

Whitton Primary School pupils dress up for World Book Day.

A MEETING was held on March 10 in Whitton community hall to discuss the proposed closure of Whitton Primary school by Powys County Council for the second time.

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BBC News

Brecon museum revamp plans unveiled

Plans have been unveiled for an A 8.8m revamp of a Victorian museum and art gallery and a new library in Brecon in Powys.

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