A PRANKSTER who sent a Kidderminster pal a Moonpig card featuring a naked picture of a female friend has been convicted of revenge porn. Joshua Rees-Bradley, aged 26, admitted one charge of disclosing a private sexual photograph with intent to cause distress. Rees-Bradley, of Rhayader, Powys, Mid Wales, said he was drunk when he ordered the card to be delivered to his friend’s home in Kidderminster.
Machynlleth based renewable energy Dulas celebrated 40 years of operations by welcoming their local MP to the site. Craig Williams, Member of Parliament for Montgomeryshire, paid a visit to the renewable energy company Dulas on May 14. The visit was part of a ceremony to mark the milestone of 40 years since the company’s foundation in 1982.
MPs in Shropshire and Mid Wales have called for the swift publication of the Sue Gray report after the Metropolitan Police said it had completed its investigations into breaches of lockdown rules at Downing Street. The force issued a total of 126 fines following its inquiries, but the Prime Minister will face no further action after being issued with a fixed penalty notice last month.
The first ever visit of The Women’s Tour to Welshpool on Thursday 9 June is expected to result in many benefits for the area, including an economic boost. The last time Powys hosted a Women’s Tour stage finish, at Builth Wells in 2019, it was calculated it delivered around a £650,000 uplift to the county’s economy.
Spectator tickets went on sale at midday (BST) today for this year's Red Bull Hardline, which takes place on 10 and 11 September at Dyfi, Mid Wales, UK. On a course designed by renowned DH rider, Dan Atherton, Red Bull Hardline has garnered a reputation as one of the most challenging downhill courses on the planet and has become a must-ride event for the world's greatest racers.
Hundreds of Hungarian and Welsh visitors gathered in Montgomery over the weekend, as the Mid Wales town celebrated its unique literary connection with Hungary. Montgomery’s long-awaited Hungarian Day saw the unveiling of a trilingual memorial plaque dedicated to poet János Arany, whose 1857 ballad ‘The Bards of Wales’ brought the Powys town to fame in Hungary.
The groups that run Powys’ many meeting spaces are being invited to apply for a grant that could help them offer digital as well as face-to-face events. Funding of up to £4,000 is available to the county’s community centres, village halls and town halls, to be spent on equipment that could be used to run hybrid meetings, or otherwise extend their use.
One of Mid Wales’ leading construction firms has made a raft of new appointments to underpin its long-term strategy for growth. Pave Aways has appointed Sarah Jones as its first ever marketing co-ordinator with Paul Cartwright taking up a role as contracts manager. It has also welcomed back Gary Thomas as a quantity surveyor.
A man who ordered a Moonpig card featuring a photo of a woman lying naked on a bed has been convicted of revenge porn. Joshua Rees-Bradley, 26, drove more than 60 miles in a desperate bid to stop the card being delivered to a mutual friend’s home in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.
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THE Ardal leagues are set for a host of new names next season following the awarding of tier three licenses by the Football Association of Wales (FAW). FAW Tier 3 Licensing is a mandatory requirement for clubs to participate at the third tier. Llandrindod Wells and Rhayader Town were among the existing 16 Ardal South East clubs to meet criteria and the Powys duo can look forward to a second season in the division.
The Corris Craft Centre is celebrating its 40th birthday as new owners take up the helm at this leading Mid Wales visitor attraction. Brothers Pete and Danny Cameron, who established the award winning Dyfi Distillery at the Corris Craft Centre six-and-a-half years ago, have now purchased the whole site, which is 40 years old this year.
A programme that helps Powys’ unpaid carers and volunteers balance their own care needs, with the needs of those they look after, is to return. Powys Health and Care Academy is offering a free mindful based living course over eight weeks, starting on Wednesday 12 May, and a free retreat day at the academy’s Bronllys campus on Saturday 28 May, for those who want help to look after their own wellbeing, while caring for others.
Over 130 competitors appeared at the hugely popular Montgomery canal Triathlon this weekend. The triathlon began in Newtown on May 7 and was organised by Friends of the Montgomery Canal. The event saw competitors take on 12 miles of cycling from Newtown to Belan, 5.5 mil by canoe through Welshpool to Pool Quay, and 9.5 miles on foot to the finish line.
Inside the hillside coastal home and once-dilapidated bowls club that have just won top design awards Two very different buildings but one thing in common - excellence in design Inside the three new buildings named the best in the Royal Society of Architects in Wales Awards 2021 The outside of each winner is distinctive, but what about the inside?
Mid Wales businessman who broke his neck in accident donates new flooring to Welshpool air ambulance base
A mid Wales flooring and carpet company came to the aid of the Wales Air Ambulance after the charity got in touch asking for some help. Graham Flooring and Spooner Carpets and Flooring were approached by the charity’s community fundraiser Dougie Bancroft to see if they could help supply all floor coverings for the Welshpool base.
Entrepreneurial youngsters have raised more than £2,000 for cancer patients after being inspired to act for others. Students from the Enterprise Course at Thomas Telford organised various events, such as selling biscuits, asking local businesses to support their raffle, and holding a festive fair. They also held a cancer awareness event after working alongside fundraisers from Lingen Davies Cancer Fund, which supports and enhances cancer services for those throughout Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and Mid Wales.
A dozen members of an organised crime group who brought hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis into Powys have been jailed for a total of more than 60 years. The members of a drugs gang based in Leighton Arches in Welshpool appeared at Mold Crown Court for sentencing this week.