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Council predits £3m surplus for this year

A financial surplus of over £3million is being predicted on this year Powys County Council budget.

2 hours ago   Elgan Hearn

 
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NEWS POLITICS
New inclusive communication boards fitted

Residents and visitors to Newtown will now have a new way to communicate and connect thanks to the recent installation of Makaton boards in the town centre and Maesyrhadir play parks.

20 hours ago   All About Newtown

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Local MS calls for farming proposals to be scrapped

Russell George MS is calling for the Sustainable Farming Scheme proposals to be scrapped, citing concerns over the impact on Welsh farmers and the rural economy.

1 day ago   All About Newtown

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Can you join our team?

Are you interested in joining our small team to help keep the residents and visitors of Newtown informed about the latest, most relevant stories?

1 day ago   All About Newtown

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Celebrate at Hafan yr Afon with afternoon tea

Residents of Newtown are in for a treat as Hafan Yr Afon prepares to launch a Mother's Day experience that promises to be a delightful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

1 day ago   All About Newtown

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Fire service attend Newtown house fire

Lôn Gwern in Newtown was disrupted last night as firefighters from multiple stations responded to reports of a fire at a two-storey terraced property.

2 days ago   All About Newtown

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NEWS HEALTH
Health board confirm CEO appointment

Powys Teaching Health Board (PTHB) has introduced Hayley Thomas as its new Chief Executive Officer.

2 days ago   All About Newtown

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PROPERTY
Property for sale in Glandwr, Newtown

Located just a short walk from a local convenience store and within walking distance of Newtown town centre and the local college, this property presents an ideal opportunity for investors and first-time buyers alike and is listed at £155,000.

3 days ago   Mid Wales Homes

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Robins lose at home to Bala

In a thrilling clash at Latham Park today, Newtown hosted Bala Town FC, resulting in a resounding victory for the visitors.

3 days ago   All About Newtown

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Crime in Newtown: Looking back at 2023

We've been maintaining our crime map for over 12 months now - so what do the 2,002 recorded crimes in Newtown tell us?

3 days ago   All About Newtown

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Rob Page to visit charity evening in Newtown

As the anticipation builds for the Euro 2024 play-off games, Cymru Men's football team manager Rob Page is taking a brief hiatus from his squad preparations to host a charity evening in Newtown.

4 days ago   All About Newtown

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NEWS POLITICS BUDGET 24
How did your councillor vote on the budget for 24/25?

The voting results from yesterday's Powys County Council meeting reveal who voted for setting the budget for 24/25, which includes a 7.5% council tax increase and who voted against.

5 days ago   All About Newtown

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NEWS POLITICS BUDGET 24
County councillors approve budget

Powys County Council’s budget for 2024/2025 which includes a 7.5 per cent Council Tax rise has been approved, by a whisker.

5 days ago   Elgan Hearn

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Town councillors set to respond to school proposals

Town councillors are set to give their response to the consultation by Powys County Council on changes to Treowen Primary School and Ysgol Calon y Dderwen.

5 days ago   All About Newtown

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PROPERTY
Property for sale in Latham Drive, Newtown

Nestled in the heart of Newtown, on the Pavilion Court development, stands a delightful two-bedroom semi-detached house, listed at a competitive £155,000.

6 days ago   Mid Wales Homes

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Conservative group hit out at 'broken promises'

Ahead of the debate by County Councillors on Thursday over the Powys County Council draft budget, leader of the Welsh Conservative Group has hit out at the ruling coalition over 'broken services and broken promises'.

6 days ago   All About Newtown

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Want to learn more about space health?

Newtown Astronomy Society will be hosting their next meeting on Saturday, February 24th, from 7.30 to 9.30pm.

1 week ago   All About Newtown

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Newtown sees big average speed drop after 20mph

Newtown residents have successfully reduced their average driving speed by 4.4mph after the implementation of a 20mph limit, according to Transport for Wales data.

1 week ago   All About Newtown

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NEWS POLITICS NEWTOWN SOUTH
Give your thoughts on community spaces in town

Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council is currently evaluating the potential need for a community space in the South of the town.

1 week ago   All About Newtown

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Bookings open for annual canal triathlon

Entries are now available for the annual Montgomery Canal Triathlon which is set to kick off from Newtown in May.

1 week ago   All About Newtown