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Powys County Council is open for business

Powys residents are being reminded that the council is open for business and there is a variety of ways people can get in touch.

Council purchases four new homes for social rent

Four new homes that have been built as part of a housing development in south Powys have been purchased by the county council for social rent, it has been announced

Housing development planning application to be considered

A planning application to build 16 bungalows in a north Powys town will be considered next week, the county council has said

Award for cross-border environmental and economic partnership

The River Severn Partnership has been recognised for its exceptional work with an award at the LGC (Local Government Chronicle) Awards 2024.

Newtown Active Travel Bridge to be lifted into place

The new cycle and pedestrian active travel bridge in Newtown is planned to be lifted into place on Thursday 27 June.

Work underway to bring faster broadband to rural Powys communities

Work has begun to bring fast and reliable broadband to some of the most remote parts of Powys after the county council awarded a contract to BT Group.

Powys residents encouraged to recycle their metal packaging

A new campaign promoting metal packaging recycling has been introduced by Powys County Council. In a bid to improve kerbside recycling rates, households across the county are being encouraged to recycle their metal packaging including food and drinks cans, aluminium wrapping foil and foil trays, as well as empty aerosols and metal screw tops.

Groundbreaking Mobile Mapping Project Launched to Identify 'Mobile Not-Spots' in Mid Wales

Growing Mid Wales (GMW) has initiated an innovative mobile mapping project to enhance digital infrastructure in Mid Wales

Making it easier to grow fruit and vegetables commercially in Powys

New planning guidance has been introduced in Powys with the aim of making it easier to set up market gardens or smallholdings in the county.

Past Powys pupil achieves 'double win' at Urdd Eisteddfod

Following their success last year, a past Powys pupil has won another prestigious award at the Maldwyn Urdd Eisteddfod, the county council has said.

Still time to register to vote in the General Election

With just over a week left until the voter registration deadline for the General Election on Thursday, July 4, Powys County Council is urging residents to make sure they are registered in time

Do you have a question about council services?

People who live, work or study in Powys are being invited to submit a question to the next full meeting of the county council on Thursday 11 July