Key public services will close on Friday as part of the Welsh Government's Coronavirus 'Firebreak' announcement, Powys County Council has confirmed.
Many businesses within the county have already seen the benefits of social distancing measures introduced into town centres, to allow them to trade whilst keeping both their staff and customers safe.
Owners and the wider public have two weeks left to have their say on Council Tax premium charges on long-term empty properties, which does not include second homes.
With the October half term holiday approaching, school communities, pupils and staff in Powys are being thanked by the county council for their efforts since the start of the new school year
A planned upgrade to the culvert on the C0096 road between the Groesffordd junction to the crossroads just before Llanfihangel Tal-Y-Llyn, near Brecon, will begin on Monday 19 October.
Essential works to the level crossing in Llandrindod Wells will take place from 7am on Saturday 17 October to 8pm on Sunday 18 October.
We are pleased to confirm that the necessary works at Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre, Machynlleth have progressed well. All dry side facilities (sports hall, fitness suite, bowls hall and relocated spin studio) will re-open at 12noon on Friday, 23 October.