A vibrant Spring Fair held on the green in front of Oriel Davies Gallery in Newtown at the weekend has been declared a big success.
Fell runner Brett Mahoney likes an extreme challenge, especially if it’s in his beloved Welsh mountains.
Earlier this month, the 31-year-old who lives in Abergavenny and works as Gwent outdoor activities development officer for The Outdoor Partnership, completed a new, 116.9-kilometre circular fell running route - called a round - in the Black Mountains area of the Brecon Beacons National Park that he devised himself.
New research has identified an “irrefutable need” for skills development to help Powys businesses respond to the economic shift towards a more sustainable future.
A charity that supports people to take up outdoor activities as a life-long pursuit to improve their health and well-being has expanded from its base in Capel Curig to cover the whole of Wales.
Newtown has secured £723,000 of investment from the Welsh Government to launch a series of local partnership projects to improve the wellbeing and resilience of people and businesses in the town.
Collaboration between the Cambrian Mountains Initiative and Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water has resulted in The Cambrian Mountains Food, Drink and Craft Fair in the Elan Valley on October 23, between 10am and 4pm.
An independent development trust and social enterprise which delivers sustainable community projects to benefit Newtown has the potential to make the town the circular economy capital of the UK.
That’s the opinion of Montgomeryshire MP Craig Williams who met officers Stuart Owen and Adam Kennerley from Open Newtown to hear about the company’s current and incubating projects.