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Discoveries made at antiques charity event

A pair of stools by Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson, an Omega watch, an Art Deco desk clock companion and a 1794 Cary’s Map of England and Wales were just some of the discoveries at a charity antiques valuation event in Newtown on Wednesday.

12 hours ago   All About Newtown

 
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Committee ask about legal position on contractor losses

The exact legal position of whether Powys County Council should pay compensation or not to sub-contractors who lost out when a developer of a council housing project in Newtown went bust – has been asked for by a committee.

12 hours ago   Elgan Hearn

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New school building programme unveiled

A school building programme worth £300 million over the next decade is due to be agreed by senior Powys councillors next month.

17 hours ago   Elgan Hearn

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NEWS POLITICS NEWTOWN EAST
Toilet refurbishment could cost £225k

The plans to refurbish the Gravel Car Park public toilets could cost up to £225,000, town councillors will be told.

1 day ago   Richard Williams

Image for the article The disparity in fuel pricing compared to other towns
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The disparity in fuel pricing compared to other towns

You may have noticed that the price of fuel at the forecourts is rising in Newtown, but we've compared this to other local towns and found that we're being charged a lot more.

1 day ago   All About Newtown

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Long term plans for flood hit Severn communities

Plans to remove pavements and hard surfaces from flood-hit towns along the River Severn will help reduce the risk to over 4,000 homes and businesses, experts say.

1 day ago   Mike Sheridan

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Celebrating the amazing talent in Newtown

Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council recently hosted the third Celebration of Newtown Awards, a night brimming with recognition and appreciation for those who have left a positive mark on our community.

2 days ago   All About Newtown

Image for the article Average sale price increase by 6.1% in Newtown
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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.

2 days 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.

3 days 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.

3 days 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.

4 days ago   Elgan Hearn