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.
Community focused development trust, Open Newtown is inviting bids to lease, run and maintain a food franchise, at the new riverside development in Newtown.
A new, Welsh Government funded project working with young people in Newtown to explore issues around climate change has been launched this week.
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.
The Mid Wales tourism industry has been urged to grasp the air of staycation positivity that is engulfing the region to make it one of the UK’s most desirable leisure destinations.
An impressive line-up of speakers has been secured for the 2021 Mid Wales Tourism and Hospitality Conference will be held at The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells on November 9.
Residents and visitors can now relax, sit back and enjoy the destination play park, beautiful green spaces and River Severn in Newtown thanks to the installation of a series of picnic benches.
The benches, made from 100% recycled plastic bale wrap, have been provided by Open Newtown, with funding from the National Lottery Community Fund Wales, and installed by Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council staff.
Oriel Davies Gallery has been collaborating with young people from North Powys, artist Erin Hughes, Open Newtown and Andrew Evans Landscapes to create an inspirational large-scale drawing in the centre of Newtown.
The drawing, named Landscape Lines, depicts a sun within a landscape and has been made using a pitch line marking machine. It can be found in the green space opposite the gallery (Gallery Green).
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.