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High Court injunction stops Powys village green hearing - BBC News
A bid to turn eight-acres of fields in Brecon into a village green has been stopped in its tracks. The landowner halted the attempt to dedicate the land to public use, with a High Court injunction over a potential conflict of interest. Locals hope to ...
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:52:31 GMT
Regulation of UK estate agents handed over to Powys county council - The Guardian
Powys county council and Anglesey Trading Standards will run the National Trading Standards Estate Agents Team, taking on some of the powers previously held by the OFT, including assessing whether Britain's half a million agents are fit to carry out ...
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:57:07 GMT
Commissioner seeks better local justice for Dyfed-Powys communities - Tivyside Advertiser
Mr Salmon said: “I want the people of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys to tell offenders about the impact of their actions, get answers and receive an apology. “Restorative justice means fairer local justice. “The victim regains ...
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:51:17 GMT
Powys public libraries under threat in service review - BBC News
Nearly two-thirds of the public libraries in Powys could close as part of a local authority's aim to plug a funding gap of £40m over the next three years. Powys council has launched a review of its library services in a bid to save £350,000 from next ...
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:04:16 GMT
council denies windfarms "surrender" - BBC News
A council has denied a "surrender" claim after it withdrew its objections to five projects that are part of Britain's biggest windfarm public inquiry. Powys council no longer opposes developments at Llaithddu, Llandinam, Llanbrynmair, and Carnedd Wen ...
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:53:17 GMT
Tour to return to Powys - Powys County Times
THOUSANDS of cycling enthusiasts will descend on Powys later this year as the county hosts the Tour of Britain for the fifth year in a row. Newtown is set to host the start of stage three of the event with the peloton then following a route through ...
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 10:41:15 GMT