Knighton Leisure Centre given 12 month reprieve

Knighton Leisure Centre looks set to be kept open for at least another 12 months. Powys County Council have consulted on closing it, but now say they have found funding for next year's budget. It follows a strong public campaign, and a public meeting in early November in which the Council said: "...

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Kirsty launches Healthy Home Service in Bronllys

Kirsty launches Healthy Home Service in Bronllys

Kirsty Williams AM launched the new Healthy Home Service in Bronllys, aimed at preventing falls, trips and slips in the home for older people across Powys. It also looks at other areas within the home with the aim of enabling older people to remain living safely and with independence. It aims to...

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Further redevelopment of Llandrindod Hospital announced

Following the Welsh Liberal Democrat budget deal, the Welsh Government has announced funding for the further redevelopment of Llandrindod Wells War Memorial Hospital.

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Kirsty criticises Conservatives over proposed closure of Brecon barracks

Kirsty criticises Conservatives over proposed closure of Brecon barracks

The Conservative Westminster Government has announced its plans to close Brecon barracks. Sennybridge Storage Compound is also planned for closure.  

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Crickhowell Corn Exchange under new ownership

Crickhowell Corn Exchange under new ownership

The Corn Exchange in Crickhowell is officially under new ownership. The former pub was purchased by Corn Exchange Crickhowell Ltd, preventing a national chain convenience store being built, and in doing so keeping Crickhowell's high street independent.

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Funding floor protects rural Councils

Rural Councils have benefitted from the funding floor negotiated by Kirsty Williams in the Welsh Government budget.   The funding floor, designed to reduce variation in funding for councils, was part of the agreement which saw Kirsty Williams become Cabinet Secretary for Education. It ensured Pow...

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Kirsty Williams

Since being elected as a Lib Dem Assembly Member in 1999, Kirsty Williams has gained a reputation as a tireless worker for the people of Brecon and Radnorshire. She has helped local people with tens of thousands of individual issues and problems as well as leading countless high profile campaigns in our area. Read more