Phased re-opening of day centres in Powys

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Phased re-opening of day centres in Powys
10 August 2022 Work is underway to provide a phased re-opening of some of the county's day centres, the county council has confirmed. A limited number of centres have opened, and Social Services officers will be meeting with independent day centre providers in the near future to discuss particular service needs. "The Coronavirus pandemic has

Chair and vice chairs elected to Powys Regional Partnership Board

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Chair and vice chairs elected to Powys Regional Partnership Board
9 August 2022 Carl Cooper has been elected as the Chair of Powys Regional Partnership Board (RPB). Carl, who is Chief Executive of Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO), took up the role as Chair during a recent board meeting. The RPB brings together a number of public service representatives including the Powys Teaching Health

Cabinet considers performance report – Powys County Council

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Cabinet considers performance report – Powys County Council
9 August 2022 Powys County Council's performance in the first quarter of 2022/23 has been largely positive, despite challenging circumstances, Cabinet has been told. The council collects and reports a wide range of service information to gauge performance against the delivery of national and local priorities. The latest 2022/23 quarter one performance information was considered

Views wanted on safety measures in place during Royal Welsh Show...

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Views wanted on safety measures in place during Royal Welsh Show week
8 August 2022 A survey about the safety measures that were in place around Builth Wells during this year's Royal Welsh Show has been launched. Now residents of Builth Wells and visitors to the Royal Welsh Show last month are being urged to take part in the survey and give their views on the safety

Fourth Annual Report for Public Service Board

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Fourth Annual Report for Public Service Board
8 August 2022 Partnership working will be vital in Powys as the county recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, the county's Public Services Board has said. Powys County Council Leader and Chair of the PSB, Councillor James Gibson-Watt said partnership working would be important in the county's recovery from the global pandemic in the Board's fourth

‘Books About Cancer’ resource reminder

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‘Books About Cancer’ resource reminder
5 August 2022 Powys residents living with, or caring for a loved one with cancer, are being reminded that they can borrow a selection of books recommended by Macmillan professionals from the county's library service.  Four sets of 50 books were purchased a year ago thanks to a grant from Powys Teaching Health Board's Charitable

Newtown social housing development completed

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Newtown social housing development completed
4 August 2022 Work on a new, low-carbon social housing development in north Powys has been completed, the county council has announced. Powys County Council's Affordable Housing Team has developed a three-storey building containing 26 one-bedroomed flats on land adjacent to Newtown Bowling Club.  The development was built by contractors Pave Aways. The £3.4m development

Free Enhanced Motorcyclist Rider Scheme

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Free Enhanced Motorcyclist Rider Scheme
2 August 2022 Motorcyclists are invited to sign up to a free enhanced riders training course to help improve their riding skills and the safety of Powys roads. Powys County Council's Road Safety team are providing these courses free of charge to any motorcyclists who live in Powys or use Powys' roads, with funding from

The Haunting of the HMS Asp

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Like every respectable town in Wales, Pembroke Dock has its own stories of hauntings and ghostly visitations. In one of the most well-known stories,...

Abermule Business Park Costs – Powys County Council

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Abermule Business Park Costs – Powys County Council
29 July 2022 Media claims that the new North Powys Bulking Facility in Powys has cost an additional £140,000 to build are inaccurate and misleading, Powys County Council has said. The claims followed a meeting of Powys County Council's Cabinet on Tuesday (July 26) when additional funding was agreed to develop two new business units