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Grants offered for creating sanctuaries for nature in Powys

Community groups, voluntary organisations, charities, schools and other organisations are invited to apply for grant funding to create places for nature in their local area. The Powys Nature Partnership has recently been allocated Welsh Government funding through the Local Places for Nature (LPfN) scheme.

wales247.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 0
Grants offered for creating sanctuaries for nature in Powys

Children struck by school bus in Welsh village

Pupils and bus driver taken to hospital as a result of after-school collision in Llanfair Caereinion Five children were injured when they were struck by a school bus while waiting to go home after classes in a Welsh village. The incident happened at about 3.25pm outside the high school in Llanfair Caereinion, Powys.

theguardian.com ,  13 hours ago 5
Children struck by school bus in Welsh village

Four children in hospital after being hit by school bus

Dyfed-Powys Police confirmed the crash involving a school bus and a number of young pedestrians occurred in Llanfair Caereinion near Welshpool in Powys on Monday Five children and a bus driver were injured following a crash in Powys on Monday afternoon. Dyfed-Powys Police confirmed the road traffic collision, involving a school bus and a number of young pedestrians, occurred in the town of Llanfair Caereinion near Welshpool, Powys.

walesonline.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 0
Four children in hospital after being hit by school bus

Five kids rushed to hospital after being hit by bus outside primary school

FIVE children have been rushed to hospital after being hit by a bus outside a primary school. The school bus hit the kids, believed to be aged 11-16, around 3.25pm yesterday and the male driver has also been taken to hospital. Dyfed-Powys Police said there were no passengers on the bus, which hit the children in Llanfair Caereinion in Montgomeryshire, Powys.

thesun.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 3
Five kids rushed to hospital after being hit by bus outside primary school

Bus crashes into pedestrians outside school as five children rushed to hospital

A statement from Dyfed-Powys Police said officers were at the scene of a road traffic collision on School Lane in Powys, Wales A bus driver and five children have been rushed to hospital following a crash involving a school bus and a number of young pedestrians on School Lane in Powys, Wales.

mirror.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 3
Bus crashes into pedestrians outside school as five children rushed to hospital

Llanfair school bus crash: Three children flown to hospital

Three children have been airlifted to hospital after being hit by a school bus. The bus crashed into a group of children at about 15:25 BST on Monday in Llanfair Caereinion, Powys. The male bus driver and a fourth child were driven to hospital by ambulance, while a fifth child was discharged at the scene.

bbc.com ,  16 hours ago 1
Llanfair school bus crash: Three children flown to hospital

Confused.com data reveals Pembrokeshire safest place to live

Pembrokeshire is the safest Welsh region to live in, new data published this week has revealed. The figures show that there were just 1.59 burglaries per 1,000 people in the county last year. The latest study by Confused.com analysed burglary data provided by police forces across the UK between 2017 and 2021 to identify the safest places to live.

tivysideadvertiser.co.uk ,  17 hours ago 1
Confused.com data reveals Pembrokeshire safest place to live

Police appeal after JCB bonnet was stolen from Powys layby

Police officers are appealing for the public's help after a JCB bonnet worth about £3,000 was stolen from a layby in Powys. The yellow bonnet was stolen from a parked JCB in a fenced workers site on a layby on the A470 near Rhayader. The theft happened sometime between 1.30pm on Wednesday, May 11, and 8am on Thursday, May 13.

countytimes.co.uk ,  17 hours ago 1
Police appeal after JCB bonnet was stolen from Powys layby

Ukraine war: Call to change Wales' pet quarantine rules

Ukrainians who have fled to Wales to escape the war with Russia have been upset by quarantine rules for their pets, which are different to other UK nations. Anna Komrakova, who fled from Kyiv to Montgomery, Powys, had to leave her cats in quarantine and is worried about them.

bbc.com ,  18 hours ago 2
Ukraine war: Call to change Wales' pet quarantine rules

This is why some trains are cancelled in Powys this morning

Train evacuated and services cancelled after crash on Hereford line A RAIL 'incident' closed the A49 just over the Powys border overnight and will cause disruption for rail passengers throughout today. A police spokesperson said officers were called to the aid of British Transport Police officers and the fire service at a rail incident in Craven Arms late last night (May 22).

countytimes.co.uk ,  1 day ago 4
This is why some trains are cancelled in Powys this morning

Burglaries in Vale of Glamorgan less common than rest of Wales

NEW data has shown that residents in the Vale of Glamorgan are among the least at risk from burglary out of anywhere in Wales. Confused.com gathered data from the Office of National Statistics as well as various police organisations to find out the volume of residential burglaries across the UK in 2021.

penarthtimes.co.uk ,  1 day ago 1
Burglaries in Vale of Glamorgan less common than rest of Wales

Man who sent explicit Moonpig card to Kidderminster friend convicted

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.

kidderminstershuttle.co.uk ,  1 day ago 6
Man who sent explicit Moonpig card to Kidderminster friend convicted

New figures reveal full extent of bank closures in two Fife towns

Two-thirds of banks in Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath have closed since 2015 - and a huge number of ATMs have also gone, new figures show. The full extent of the losses in local communities was revealed by consumer champion Which? Its research showed a sharp decline in the number of bank branches open in areas across much of the UK compared to seven years ago.

fifetoday.co.uk ,  4 days ago 10
New figures reveal full extent of bank closures in two Fife towns

Russell George visits Powys holiday park to discuss tourism tax

Russell George MS paid a visit to a holiday park near Machynlleth as part of Wales Tourism Week. On May 17, the Member of the Welsh Parliament for Montgomeryshire visited Morben Isaf Holiday Home and Touring Park. The park’s managing director, Dylan Thomas, raised concerns over the Welsh Government’s proposals for tourism and taxation, siting the potential effects it could have on the industry.

countytimes.co.uk ,  2 days ago 0
Russell George visits Powys holiday park to discuss tourism tax

Concerns over access to Machynlleth Co-op for disabled shoppers

A COP-OP branch in Powys is facing criticism over changes to its entrance that has made it harder for disabled customers to access the shop. The entrance to the Co-op in Machynlleth was first closed during the Covid-19 pandemic to prevent overcrowding, with customers using the rear entrance, but has yet to reopen months after restrictions were lifted.

countytimes.co.uk ,  2 days ago 0
Concerns over access to Machynlleth Co-op for disabled shoppers

Craig Williams visits Powys based renewable energy firm

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.

countytimes.co.uk ,  2 days ago 0
Craig Williams visits Powys based renewable energy firm

Watch: Anti-Brexit campaigner storms Tory Party conference dinner

The Welsh Conservatives said that the police were called following the incident. A pro-EU campaigner staged a disruptive protest at a Conservative Party conference dinner in Wales. ‘Stop Brexit Man’ Steve Bray disrupted the evening following their conference in Newtown, Powys Bray is from Port Talbot and regularly chants ‘stop Brexit’ on College Green outside Westminster.

thelondoneconomic.com ,  2 days ago 18
Watch: Anti-Brexit campaigner storms Tory Party conference dinner

Anti-Brexit campaigner gatecrashes Conservative Party conference dinner in Wales

Steve Bray shouted abuse and was escorted out An anti-Brexit campaigner gatecrashed a dinner being held at the Conservative Party conference in Powys. Steve Bray shouted abuse towards members and about the Prime Minister before being escorted out. Mr Bray, best known for disrupting broadcasters during, and since, the referendum while they broadcast from Westminster, appears to enter Maesmawr Hall in Newtown where a members dinner was taking place without any realising who he was.

walesonline.co.uk ,  3 days ago 25
Anti-Brexit campaigner gatecrashes Conservative Party conference dinner in Wales

Powys: Author explores the lives of Welsh women in the early 1900s

An author from Llanfyllin has written a book inspired by the true events of women living in rural Mid-Wales during the early 1900s. Scheduled to launch on June 10, Jan Brown’s book “People Like Us” is set in Montgomeryshire during the years 1880-1940. Based on the experiences of the author’s great grandmother, the story sees her move from Llanidloes to Trefeglwys, later to Gregynog Hall and Tregynon and finally back to Llanidloes.

countytimes.co.uk ,  3 days ago 1
Powys: Author explores the lives of Welsh women in the early 1900s