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OPINION
Opinion: it's all change in our area

Cllr Joy Jones lets us know her thoughts on the recent changes to our area following the General Election and other goings on nationally.

21 hours ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Cabinet to consider Newtown schools objection report

Plans to increase the capacity of a proposed new school building in Newtown so pupils from another school can also be included could be given the go-ahead if a recommendation to Cabinet is approved, the county council has said.

2 weeks ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Councillors support 24hr delivery at supermarket

Town councillors have backed plans for a popular supermarket to have unrestricted deliveries at its store in Newtown.

2 weeks ago

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NEWS
New river crossing installed

The new cycle and pedestrian active travel bridge in Newtown was lifted into place today.

3 weeks ago

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NEWS POLITICS PLANNING
Bear Lanes apartments application approved

Planners have approved plans to convert the front two floors of the iconic Bear Lanes from offices into 5 residential apartments and offices.

3 weeks ago

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NEWS
Lorry fire closed the bypass last week

Newtown residents and visitors were met with a disruptive scene on Friday afternoon as emergency services responded to a fire incident involving a large goods vehicle on the Newtown Bypass.

1 month ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Local councillor switches group

Newtown east county councillor Joy Jones has joined the Powys Independents group.

1 month ago

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NEWS POLITICS PLANNING
Plans for energy storage facility approved

Plans for an energy storage facility in Newtown that could provide electricity for 200 homes during a power cut have been given the go ahead by Powys planners.

1 month ago

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OPINION
Opinion: reductions, closures and some good news

Cllr Joy Jones lets us know her thoughts on the closures of Treowen and the Welshpool Air Ambulance base, but reveals there are some amazing things happening too.

1 month ago

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NEWS
Urdd trail launched

To celebrate the return of the Urdd Eisteddfod to Montgomeryshire, the town council has launched an engaging 'Urdd Trail'.

1 month ago

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NEWS
Local housing has NOT been sold to Birmingham Council

A local housing association has hit back at local rumours that their new development, Plas Melinydd or Millers Place has been sold to Birmingham City Council.

2 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS PLANNING
Town councillors consider new apartments application

Town Councillors have supported a planning application to convert the front two floors of the iconic Bear Lanes from offices into 5 residential apartments and offices.

2 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Council to press ahead with school closure

A plea not to merge primary schools in Newtown fell on deaf ears as senior Powys councillors decide to pushed ahead with the controversial plan.

2 months ago

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NEWS
Enhancements to bee and butterfly garden

Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council has announced that new enhancements have been made to the butterfly & bee-friendly garden located along the river path at St. Mary’s.

2 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Cabinet to consider Newtown schools consultation report

Plans to increase the capacity of a proposed new school building in Newtown so pupils from another school can also be included could be given the go-ahead if a recommendation to Cabinet is approved, the county council has said

2 months ago

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NEWS
Bypass collision claims one life

On Tuesday, tragedy struck on the Newtown bypass as a three-vehicle collision unfolded, unfortunately leaving one person dead.

2 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
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.

3 months ago

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NEWS
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 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Police investigate bank break in

Police are currently investigating a burglary that took place at Santander Bank on High Street, Newtown.

3 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Councillors to 'build in' charging to new toilet design

Town councillors have agreed to 'build in' provision for charging in the redesign plans for the Gravel Car Park public toilet block.

5 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Town councillors to take action over English only name

Town councillors are to contact the county council and ask for action over concerns of an English-only housing development name.

8 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Market Street could be getting a splash of colour

Market Street in Newtown may soon see a burst of color and greenery, thanks to a proposal that has recently landed on the agenda of a town council meeting next week.

8 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Welsh Government still expects Health Hub bid next summer

The Welsh Government still expect to receive a bid to fund the North Powys Wellbeing Programme next summer.

8 months ago

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NEWS
New footbridge construction is 'progressing as it should'

Construction of the eagerly anticipated pedestrian and cycling river crossing in Newtown remains on track, according to statements made by Powys county councillor Joy Jones.

8 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Merchant House planning approved

In a positive decision for the development of the high street, Powys County Council has granted planning permission to transform Merchant House into a set of four susintable flats on the first and second floors.

9 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Plans raise concern for Newtown pub

A historic pub in the centre of Newtown should not be affected by plans for flats and solar panels at a neighbouring 17th century building, developers have explained.

11 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Plans for wine bar scrapped

Plans to change the use of two units at the Ladywell Business Centre in Newtown from cafe and wine bar to office space have been approved by Powys planners.

11 months ago

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NEWS POLITICS
New town centre MUGA opens

Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council has officially opened the long-awaited Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) right in the heart of Newtown town centre.

11 months ago

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NEWS
Local fishmonger celebrated

Newtown fishmonger, Simon Phillips, has reached the extraordinary milestone of 40 years of dedicated service at the Newtown Charter Market.

11 months ago

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NEWS
Kebab house celebrates 30 years of operation

Newtown Kebab House has been serving the residents and visitors of Newtown for 30 years.

1 year ago

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NEWS
NHS anniversary topper revealed

In a display of creativity and gratitude, Knit and Natter, the renowned community knitting group, has revealed their latest masterpiece on the post box located on High Street.

1 year ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Council cautions over MUGA intruders

Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council has issued a reminder to the public, urging them to refrain from entering the Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) sports court, which is still under construction.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME
Man charged over violent attack

Dyfed-Powys Police have charged a 20 year old man in connection with a series of serious assaults that took place on Friday, June 9th, 2023, in the vicinity of Frankwell Street, Newtown.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME
Police investigating violent assault

Dyfed-Powys Police have launched an investigation into a violent assault that took place on Frankwell Street in Newtown at approximately 5:50 pm on Friday, June 9th, 2023.

1 year ago

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NEWS
Road closure next week to fix bumps

Powys County Council has announced an urgent road closure to carry out remedial resurfacing after complaints over speed bumps.

1 year ago

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NEWS POLITICS
MUGA construction begins

Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council has announced the commencement of works on a new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) in the old Town Park playground.

1 year ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Frustration at new speed bumps

Residents have raised concerns over the speed bumps on Treowen, specifically the one near the junction onto Kerry Road.

1 year ago

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NEWS
Hafan yr Afon caterer to shut down

Hafan yr Afon, owned and operated by Open Newtown, will say goodbye to Bubbling Stove Bistro on May 6th, 2023, after the bistro made the difficult decision to close its doors.

1 year ago

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NEWS
Fencing works on Town Park to begin

Newtown Town Council has announced that a fencing installation will begin at the town centre park on Monday, April 17th.

1 year ago

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NEWS
Bowling Club flats officially opened

Powys County Council has officially opened a £3.4 million housing development, which offers 26 one-bedroom flats to residents in the area.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME POLITICS
Town play park equipment vandalised

Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council has announced that it has been forced to remove several pieces of play equipment from the Town playpark for safety reasons.

1 year ago

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NEWS
New flower beds for the town centre

A completed project in Severn Square is improving the aesthetics of the area with the help of a local building company.

1 year ago

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NEWS POLITICS
Plans for Motorworld Flats rejected

Planning application to demolish former Motor World building and build flats rejected by councillors

1 year ago

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NEWS
Wiggle & Giggle sessions at local library

Sessions are being held at Newtown library to help boost child communication skills, the county council has said.

1 year ago

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NEWS
New Road to be shut next week

New Road in Newtown is due to be closed for three evenings next week for resurfacing works by Powys County Council.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME
Appeal over verbally abusive incident

Dyfed Powys Police are appealing for witnesses to a 'verbally abusive' incident which took place in the town centre.

1 year ago

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