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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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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
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.
Windfarms' "limited" tourism impact
A new report claims onshore windfarms and pylons in Wales have a limited impact on the nation's tourism industry.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
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)
Sun Mar 30, 2014
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.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Crossing safety procedures 'unsafe'
Safety procedures at a Powys railway crossing where a train hit a farm trailer have been criticised as "inherently unsafe".
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.
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.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
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)
Sat Mar 22, 2014
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.
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.