Dolgerddon Hall – Powys County Council

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Dolgerddon Hall – Powys County Council
6 February 2023 A property in mid Powys that was damaged by fire over four years ago has been taken back by the county council.Powys County Council has confirmed that is has secured Dolgerddon Hall in Rhayader after executing forfeiture by peaceable re-entry.  The building was damaged by a fire in 2018.Although the council owns

Combat ‘ych-a-fi’ to unleash the power of your food waste recycling

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Combat ‘ych-a-fi’ to unleash the power of your food waste recycling
6 February 2023 Wales may be a small country, but when it comes to recycling, we punch way above our weight. With 95% of us regularly recycling our waste, we're already the third best recycling nation in the world, and now we've teamed up with Wales Recycles to support their Mighty Mission to Wales get

School Street introduced at Maes Y Morfa School, Llanelli)

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School Street introduced at Maes Y Morfa School, Llanelli)
A ‘School Street’ is being introduced outside Maes Y Morfa School in Llanelli which will be operational from Monday, February 6.  The School Street will improve road safety in the vicinity of the school, encourage walking and cycling to and from the school, and improve the local environment for those attending the school and for

Urdd Llandovery

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Urdd Llandovery
To celebrate the forthcoming arrival of the Urdd, Carmarthenshire County Council has set a challenge for every school in the county; primary, secondary, special, English and Welsh medium, to compete in the Eisteddfod.  If we complete this challenge, it will be the first time all schools within one county have competed in the Urdd Eisteddfod.

Second Homes and Empty Properties consultation launched

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Second Homes and Empty Properties consultation launched
Carmarthenshire County Council is consulting with its residents on the review of the Council Tax Premium Scheme for long-term empty properties and second homes. Click here to access second homes and emptY properties consultation Concerns have been raised at both a local and National level about the perceived impact of growing numbers of second homes

Machynlleth Library survey – Powys County Council

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Machynlleth Library survey – Powys County Council
2 February 2023 Residents in Machynlleth and the Dyfi Valley are being urged to give their views on the possibility of relocating Machynlleth Library once the town's brand-new school has been built.Powys County Council has been working on plans to build a new school for Ysgol Bro Hyddgen since 2017 at the school's secondary school

Powys Library Service is asking residents to ‘Dip into Reading’ and...

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Powys Library Service is asking residents to ‘Dip into Reading’ and reap the wellbeing benefits this winter
2 February 2023 Powys Library Service is teaming up with national charity The Reading Agency to promote the link between regular reading and improved health outcomes this winter.Supported by Welsh Government, libraries across Wales will be involved in the public information campaign 'Dip into Reading' which aims to promote small amounts of reading each week

Walkers say weekly stroll is changing lives for the better

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Walkers say weekly stroll is changing lives for the better
It is just one of lots of free or subsidised activities available for older people looking to get out of the house, be active and socialise during 2023 thanks to Swansea Council's partnership and involvement team.They also include discounted cinema screenings, ten-pin bowling, one-off day trips and a newly launched Ageing Well Choir.People can sign-up

New funding round launched to help communities thrive

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New funding round launched to help communities thrive
The opportunity is part of Crowdfund Swansea, a scheme that helps deliver innovative community-led ideas to improve the city.Crowdfund Swansea is run by the council with the UK's leading civic crowdfunding platform Spacehive. It aims to fund and deliver exciting and innovative ideas from the local community and for the local community.Eligible projects could receive

Free emergency first aid course for Powys motorcyclists

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Free emergency first aid course for Powys motorcyclists
31 January 2023 Biker Down! Cymru is a free emergency first aid course for motorcyclists wishing to enhance their knowledge and broaden their experience in dealing with incidents or collisions that may require first aid at the roadside.The course includes topics such as:initial on scene managementfirst aid for motorcycliststhe science of being seenThe course is

Marine construction specialist appointed for Mumbles sea defence work

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Marine construction specialist appointed for Mumbles sea defence work
The work, to help protect the community's homes, businesses and people from rising sea levels for decades to come, will take around 18 months.It also aims to improve Mumbles as a destination, with new lighting, litter bins, seating and better links to Mumbles Road.A range of actions will be taken to limit the scheme's disruption

Free social media tips for Swansea businesses

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Free social media tips for Swansea businesses
Organised by Swansea Council, the expert-led event is taking place online at 10am on Thursday February 2.Focusing on how best to schedule social media posts, the session will be led by Rebecca Wade from Purple Dog - a digital marketing company based in South West Wales.It's the latest of the free power hour events run