Current Powys News
Measles: Cases in Swansea and Powys reach 1125 - BBC News
The number of measles cases in Swansea and Powys has risen by 20, bringing the total to 1,125, public health officials have said. Since November 2012, there have been 1,325 cases of the disease throughout Wales. Public Health Wales (PHW) expressed ...
Tue, 21 May 2013 11:21:32 GMT
Powys schools reorganisation timetable agreed - BBC News
Some schools will link up to share staff and resources and a new through school created in Machynlleth. Plans to federalise Ysgol Llanbrynmair, Ysgol Glantwymyn and Ysgol Carno schools plus a similar tie-up of Llanidloes High School and Llanidloes ...
Tue, 14 May 2013 18:18:46 GMT
Gary Price: Powys councillor's suspension over code breach - BBC News
A councillor has been suspended from public office for a month following allegations he breached a code of conduct. Gary Price, who represents Llandrindod Wells on Powys council, is said to have disclosed "sensitive information which was given to him ...
Tue, 14 May 2013 07:15:11 GMT
Powys based guitarist releases brand new video - Chester Standard
TOM Stedman is a Llanidloes-based guitarist who specialises in percussive finger-style playing which has been popularised by such musical pioneers as Andy McKee and Tommy Emmanuel, and who has now developed his own unique take on this rapidly ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 15:13:24 GMT
Powys Council finally reveals which school buildings have asbestos - Llanelli Star
But Powys Council had initially declined to reveal the details, claim Plaid Cymru, until the political party referred Powys's decision to the Information Commissioner. Plaid said the authority had used a section of the Environmental Information ...
Tue, 14 May 2013 09:05:37 GMT
Dyfed-Powys Police officers welcome 16 years prison sentence imposed on ... - Western Telegraph
Police officers who targeted a Pembrokeshire heroin gang that was sent down for 16 years last week have welcomed the sentences imposed. Dyfed-Powys Police officers worked on Operation Kenya and Templar, which targeted the supply of heroin into the ...
Fri, 10 May 2013 18:17:41 GMT
Police cautions overused to hit targets, says Dyfed-Powys PCC - BBC News
Dyfed-Powys Police were more likely to give cautions than any other force in Wales or England, with 45% of serious offenders being warned not prosecuted. Christopher Salmon blamed "target culture" and has ordered a review. Wales' four police forces ...
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:01:34 GMT
Dyfed-Powys Police hold motorcycle safety operation - This is South Wales
POLICE in Carmarthenshire have held an operation to promote the safe riding of motorcycles in the Dyfed-Powys force area. The operation, held over two weekends, aimed to tackle the issue of anti-social and dangerous riding of motorcycles and to reduce ...
Sat, 11 May 2013 14:04:30 GMT