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Ambitious Transforming Educations plans move forward

Ambitious plans that could transform education in areas of north Powys, including boosting Welsh-medium education, have taken a step forward after being given the go-ahead by Cabinet, the county council has said.

Powys signs up to anti-racism charter

Powys County Council has become the first council in Wales to sign up to UNISON's Anti-Racism Charter

Powys visit for Children's Laureate

UK's Children's Laureate has visited a mid-Powys library, the county council has said.

New council housing development official opened in Newtown

A £3.5m housing development which has seen 18 homes built in Newtown has been officially opened

Businesses views sought on the skills landscape of Mid Wales

The Mid Wales Regional Skills Partnership (RSP) is interested in what you have to say about the challenges you face as a business and is currently running a short, 5-minute survey to find out more about these challenges, especially around the recruitment of skills, now and in the future

Interim Directors

Powys County Council has announced that two interim directors will be joining the Council's Executive Management Team next month

Brecon Household Waste Recycling Centre to close for refurbishment

The Brecon Household Waste Recycling Centre in the Ffrwdgrech Industrial Estate will be closing temporarily on Thursday 16 November to undergo important safety upgrades and improve the site user experience.

Call for projects in Mid Wales to come forward for the Multiply funding programme

From Monday 2nd of October, projects operating in the Local Authority areas of Ceredigion and Powys can apply for funding for the Multiply programme. Mid Wales has a budget of £5 million for Multiply projects up to December 2024

Secondary school applications now open

Applications are now open for children starting secondary school in September 2024, Powys County Council has said

Ambitious Transforming Educations plans to be considered

Following engagement with the school community, ambitious plans that could transform education in areas of north Powys, including boosting Welsh-medium education, will be considered by Cabinet later this month, the county council has said

Net Zero: What are the opportunities and challenges for businesses in Mid Wales?

Growing Mid Wales is currently seeking responses from businesses in Mid Wales to understand the opportunities and challenges their facing in order to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and how they can be supported on the journey to net zero

RAAC (Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete)

At present, we are not aware of any local authority schools in the county that contain RAAC