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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.

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NEWS HEALTH POLITICS
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.

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NEWS SPORT NEWTOWN CENTRAL
Robins home gets new name

Newtown Football Club has announced a new partnership with local firm Montgomery Waters, who will now serve as the club's ground and community sponsor.

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NEWS HEALTH
Health Board votes to oppose Air Ambulance base reforms

Powys Teaching Health board has made a bold stand against the proposed closure of the Wales Air Ambulance base in Welshpool in an extraordinary meeting earlier today.

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Help raise funds for food allergy charity

Shoppers in Newtown are being encouraged to help a Tesco in-store fundraising campaign from Monday 22nd to Sunday 28th April to support medical research into food allergies.

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NEWS POLITICS ELECTION 24
Four candidates up for commissioner job

A Powys county councillor is amongst the quartet of candidates vying to become the next Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed-Powys Police.

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Vaping campaign to target school children

A new campaign launched by Powys Teaching Health Board and Powys County Council aims to raise awareness of the potential harms of vaping among young people in the county.

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NEWS POLITICS
Local councillor questions decisions over Newtown PRU

A controversy has erupted in Newtown over the future of the town's Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), with accusations of a decision being made behind closed doors causing outrage among residents and local officials.

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Woman rescued from the river

Newtown residents and emergency services came together to rescue a woman from the River Severn on Sunday evening.

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NEWS POLITICS
Councillors consider planning application for testing centre

Town councillors ask for further infomation over the disposal of waste from plans to open a new MOT testing station, which could create 2 to 6 new jobs on the Vastre Industrial Estate.

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NEWS POLITICS
Tidy Newtown week declared a success

Residents, community groups, and businesses in Newtown recently came together for the latest Tidy Newtown event, where they collected more litter than ever before, according to reports.

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NEWS POLITICS
New workplace recycling law comes into force

From today, it will become law for all businesses, charities, and public sector organisations to sort their waste for recycling.

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NEWS POLITICS
Claim over dirty River Severn

A claim has been made by Lib Dem candidate, Cllr Glyn Preston, who has labelled the River Severn running through Newtown as the third most polluted river in England and Wales in terms of sewage dumps.

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NEWS POLITICS
Still time to register to vote for May election

With less than two weeks until the voter registration deadline for the Police and Crime Commissioner election in May, the County Council is urging residents to make sure they are registered in time.

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NEWS CRIME
White car found after traffic incident

Following a public appeal by Dyfed Powys Police regarding a road traffic collision on New Road, Newtown, the driver of the white vehicle involved has now been identified.

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NEWS WHAT'S ON
Antiques event to raise money for cancer charity

Local residents in Newtown are invited to participate in an antiques valuation event at the Monty Club on 17th April to raise money for Marie Curie.

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Child benefit rate rise

Newtown families claiming Child Benefit can expect a boost in their payments starting on 6 April 2024, as confirmed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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NEWS CRIME
Police seeking white car in Newtown traffic collision

Police have confirmed they are on the look out for a white car after a road traffic collision which took place on Monday evening in Newtown.

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NEWS POLITICS
Our town council turns 50!

Today, Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council marks a significant milestone as it celebrates its 50th anniversary since its formation, tracing its roots back to the establishment of the Newtown Local Government District in 1866.

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NEWS COST OF LIVING
Households braced for bill increases

As we hit April 1, residents in Newtown are bracing themselves for a host of essential bills to rise steeply.

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NEWS HEALTH
Health board budget deficit revealed

Powys Teaching Health Board (PTHB) has revealed that it will be setting a deficit budget of just under £25 million for the 2024/2025 financial year.

1 week ago   Elgan Hearn

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Egg hunt delight despite weather

The annual easter egg hunt organised by Newtown Rotary Club took place on Saturday in Dolerw Park, despite the weather conditions.

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NEWS POLITICS
More retained firefighters recruited

Mid and West Wales Fire Service, whose budget rose by 17% last April has recruited more retained firefighters after concerns were repeatedly raised about a shortage of younger candidates joining up.

2 weeks ago   Richard Youle

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Gregynog awarded 246k in conservation funding

Gregynog, one of Wales' leading country estates located near Newtown, has been awarded £246,966 through the Welsh Government's Nature Networks Fund for its Welcome Home to Nature programme.

2 weeks ago   Richard Williams

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NEWS THINGS TO DO
Easter treat for visitors to award winning attraction

An award-winning Newtown escape rooms business has a special Easter treat in store for customers during the school half term holiday.

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