Friday, 22nd August 2014

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Boss in bridge closure appeal

The manager of a craft centre at Erwood, near Builth Wells, is appealing for support from customers, politicians and the media to help overcome potential damage to his business when a vital road bridge closes next month.

S Club members set to headline at Royal Welsh

Former members of 90s pop stars S Club 7 and Radio One DJs Greg James and Jameela Jamil have been unveiled as the headline acts at the young people’s village at this summer’s Royal Welsh Show.

Suspended sentence for theft of charity boxes

A persistent criminal with 88 offences on his record has been given a suspended prison sentence after stealing two charity boxes. And he must make donations to both charities.
Matthew William Radburn, 24, of High Street, Llandrindod Wells, admitted stealing charity boxes for Hope House and the Wales Air Ambulance at Welshpool on July 28 last […]

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Pledge to savers as credit union goes bust

More than 400 members of the Marches Credit Union, based in Kington and Knighton, are breathing a sigh of relief this week after being told their money is safe after it went into liquidation.

Town mourns death of motorcycle couple

A Radnorshire married couple who were killed in a head-on motorcycle crash over the weekend, were ‘real Rhayader people’ the town’s mayor has said.

Group vows to continue anti-windfarm fight

A Radnorshire conservation group, which has been refused permission for a judicial review into a wind farm’s consent, has vowed to keep on fighting.

Compromise deal over bowling club’s upkeep

Llandrindod Wells’ international bowling greens will continue to be maintained by Powys County Council – but the lawns will only be two cuts a week.

Police signal end of search for missing April

The search for missing five-year-old April Jones has ended after almost seven months, police have confirmed.

Self-builders open their doors to inspire others

As part of National Self Build Week, the award-winning Castle Ring Wood near Presteigne will be opening its doors to all aspiring self builders on Sunday, May 12.