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Average sale price increase by 6.1% in Newtown

New 2023 data has revealed that the average property sale price has increased by 6.1% in the Newtown area compared to 2022, but the number of sales has decreased dramatically.

3 hours ago   All About Newtown

 
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Danny Dyer visits local charity

Danny Dyer, best known for his role in the popular BBC soap opera Eastenders, will shed light on the issue of domestic abuse against men in an upcoming documentary airing on Channel 4 tonight.

20 hours ago   All About Newtown

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MS visits local opticians who provide NHS services

Russell George MS, for Montgomeryshire, recently visited Specsavers in Newtown to see first-hand how the expert team is caring for patients and supporting the healthcare system.

23 hours ago   All About Newtown

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Council doesn't understand how policies affect residents says report

Senior council chiefs did not understand how county council’s services and policies affect Powys residents who use them, a Audit Wales report has said.

1 day ago   Elgan Hearn

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Another town councillor quits

Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council has announced the resignation of Jackie Molloy-Davies from her position as Town Councillor for the South Ward.

2 days ago   All About Newtown

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Textile museum opening earlier this year

Newtown Textile Museum is reopening earlier than usual this year – on Tuesday, April 23 – to host The Braid Society’s 30th Annual Exhibition which runs until May 11.

2 days ago   All About Newtown

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Robins win big at home

Newtown AFC delivered a stellar performance at Latham Park on Saturday, April 13th, as they triumphed over Caernarfon with an impressive 5-0 win.

3 days ago   All About Newtown

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Council audit of Red Dragon project shows failings

A review by internal auditors has revealed that the Red Dragon housing project in Newtown had significant failings in managing the project.

3 days ago   Richard Williams

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Use of agency staff is dropping

The number of costly agency staff being used by Social Services in Powys is falling, councillors have been told.

4 days ago   Elgan Hearn

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Thank you so much!

We were honoured to share the stage with the amazing winners and runners up at the annual Celebration of Newtown awards, which seek to recognise the contributions of individuals, groups and businesses in our town.

5 days ago   All About Newtown

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Social service recruitment events 'flop'

Recruitment events to find more social and care workers had “limited success” and at two of them, nobody turned up, councillors have been told.

5 days ago   Elgan Hearn