News – Powys County Council

Silver Kite Awards for foster carers

A couple from Powys who have fostered children for over 25 years have been presented with a civic award for their dedicated and exceptional service.

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Electric vehicle charging points in five further Powys carparks

From today (25 July), electric vehicle charging points are now available in a further five Powys County Council carparks.

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Employment and Skills Survey

Businesses and organisations across Mid Wales are encouraged to complete a survey on employment and skills.

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New Social Services Customer Care Charter and Standards adopted

A new Social Services Customer Care Charter and set of standards has been adopted by Powys County Council, which is available on its website.

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Powys Child Poverty Task Force launched

A task force that will tackle child poverty in Powys has been launched, the county council has announced

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Work on Replacement Local Development Plan begins

Work on a strategy that will guide the scale and location of new development in the county has begun, Powys County Council has announced

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Good Progress for Adult and Children Services

Powys County Council has welcomed the findings of a Care Inspectorate Wales letter for the Council’s Adult and Childrens’ Services

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Vision launched by Cabinet

Powys County Council’s new Cabinet has launched their vision for the county at the 2022 Royal Welsh Show.

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National accreditation for campaign support

Powys County Council has received national accreditation for its commitment to ending men’s violence against women.

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Joint working reaffirmed

The new Leaders of Powys and Ceredigion County Councils have confirmed their commitment to work together to deliver two major programmes of work.

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‘Sew’, this is what you thought about Covid!

A COVID-19 commemorative wall-hanging, created by a group of Powys and Shropshire crafters, is currently on display in Welshpool and will then move on to Newtown.

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Caring for the environment

Social care workers in Powys will be turning heads in the future as they travel to visit people in their homes in electric vehicles.