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15-09-2023 at 11:05 AM

Council Vacancy Filled

At the September meeting Members agreed to co-opt County Councillor Edward Jones onto the Community Council. Cllr. Jones' first formal meeting as Community Councillor will be in October.
16-08-2023 at 8:01 AM

Mobile Post Office - Off Road!

Mobile Post Office van. The van will be off the road next Tuesday (22nd) as staff are on on annual leave. All being well they will be back to normal on the 29th. Sorry for any inconvenience
09-06-2023 at 9:40 AM

Public Meeting - Nant Mithil Energy Park

Members discussed the holding of a public meeting at the Council meeting held on 8th June.
05-06-2023 at 11:14 AM

Bute Energy and GreenGen Project Update

Document attached with an update from GreenGen
12-05-2023 at 10:45 AM

Resignation of Councillor Nigel Dodman

At end of the meeting of the Community Council held on 11th May Members received the resignation of Cllr. Nigel Dodman after nearly twenty years of service on the Community Council.
12-05-2023 at 10:14 AM

Proposed Bute Energy Park Update

At the meeting of the Community Council held last night Members discussed future actions with regard to the proposed energy park.
17-01-2023 at 3:29 PM

Budget set by Community Council

At the meeting held on 12th January the Community Council set its budget for 2023-24. Full details can be found on the Council Accounts and Audit page.
21-09-2022 at 9:24 AM

Nant Mithil Public Consultation

Bute Energy is bringing forward proposals for the Nant Mithil Energy Park project, near Llandegley, Powys. They are carrying out an early engagement consultation to find out local views about the project. They're pleased to confirm that the early consultation is now live.
15-07-2022 at 9:43 AM

New Councillor Co-Opted

The remaining vacancy on the Community Council has now been filled by co-option. Congratulations to Edward Powell on becoming a Community Councillor.
06-06-2022 at 11:40 AM

Jubilee Mugs for New Radnor Children

Anyone with children 0-11 years can collect the jubilee mug for their child at the Community Morning at the Community Centre, New Radnor on the morning of 18th June.
26-05-2022 at 11:26 AM

Right to inspect Council Accounts for 2021-22

Please see notice of elector's rights as posted on the Community Council section of the website under the Accounts page.
13-05-2022 at 12:56 PM

Community Council Vacancy

There is currently one vacancy on the Community Council.
15-04-2022 at 1:34 PM

Election Results for New Radnor Community Council - May 2022

Six candidates submitted nomination papers for seven places and will therefore be elected unopposed. They are -
15-04-2022 at 1:30 PM

Broadband Project moves to next step

The application for funding has now been submitted to government for approval. Remember to like our facebook page to see updates -
07-03-2022 at 8:10 AM

May 2022 Elections for Community Council

In May 2022 all current Community Councillors will be automatically stood down and formal elections will be held to chose a new Council.
11-02-2022 at 9:39 AM

Dark Skies for New Radnor?

The Community Council is currently looking at the possibility of achieving Dark Sky status for the village and immediate surrounding area and would be interested in hearing from anyone interested in being part of the project or has the knowledge and expertise to help.
11-02-2022 at 9:35 AM

Broadband Project reaches first milestone...

The Community Council is pleased to announce that the target for registrations has now been met and the project has moved to the next stage.
08-01-2022 at 12:26 PM

Broadband Project Update

Update on Project: The numbers are getting to close to the minimum needed for the project to proceed. Please please if you haven't registered an interest (no commitment at this point) do so now. Help us bring fibre to the premises to the area and future proof your broadband connection. Please telephone or email the Clerk for more information. 01547 582575,
10-12-2021 at 9:40 AM

New Councillor Co-opted

Congratulations to our new Councillor Cath Newnham who was co-opted onto the Council at the meeting held on 9th December. Full Council elections are due in May 2022. Anyone interested in becoming a Councillor please contact any existing Member or the Clerk.
18-10-2021 at 7:35 PM

Broadband Project for New Radnor Community Council Area

At the meeting of the Council held on 14th October Members agreed to proceed with a community broadband project for the area. In partnership with the firm Broadway Partners they agreed to write to all residents to assess the amount of interest in obtaining a fibre to the premises broadband connection at no upfront cost. Initially just expressions of interest are sought with no commitment.
13-09-2021 at 10:11 AM

Vacancy on Community Council

Following the resignation of Cllr. Mavis Cooper there is currently a vacancy on the Council.
09-04-2021 at 6:21 PM

Death of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

It is with great sadness that the Council hears of the sad passing of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Chairman, Cllr. Richard Harris said 'Myself as Chairman, all Councillors and the Clerk to the Council are saddened by the passing of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He has been a wonderful Consort and will be missed around the world as well as here in Presteigne and Norton and throughout the UK.'
14-01-2021 at 8:57 PM

Community Council Budget Set for 2021-22

At the meeting of the Community Council held on 14th January 2021 the annual budget for 2021-22 was set at £7631. This will produce a Band D precept charge of £32.00 per year.
02-10-2020 at 1:13 PM

Mobile Post Office Problems

Due to a medical emergency the Mobile post office will not be in attendance later today (2nd October 2020) as scheduled. There may be some further disruption to the service in the coming weeks. Change manager, Post office ltd.
24-08-2020 at 9:37 AM

Work proposed to Local Byway - August 24th 2020

Powys County Council as Highway Authority wish to carry out works to a section of the surface of public Byway Open to All Traffic (BOAT) LM1268(A), near the Water Break its Neck waterfall, in the community of New Radnor.
16-05-2020 at 2:27 PM

Council Accounts approved and Notice of Elector's Rights - May 2020

At the meeting held by video conference on 14th May the Council approved the Annual Accounts for 2019-20 and the Annual Return to the External Auditor. Amended dates have been provided by the Audit Wales Office for the inspection of the accounts by any interested person and this notice can be found on the Council website under Community Council then Council Accounts section.
15-05-2020 at 1:40 PM

Chairman of Community Council confirmed. First video conferencing meeting.

Cllr Richard Harris was re-elected unanimously as Chairman of the Community Council at the meeting held on 14th May. Cllr. Jenny Hodge was re-elected as Vice-Chairman. The meeting was also important as it was the first Community Council meeting held via video conferencing - by virtue of the coronavirus regulations meetings are currently permitted via video conferencing.
14-03-2020 at 2:17 PM

Corona Virus Outbreak: Links to Advice

Public Health Wales / Iechyd Cyhoeddus Cymru
12-01-2020 at 2:16 PM

Community Council Precept set for 2020-21

At the meeting held on 9th January Members agreed a budget of £6950 for 2020-21 which will result in a Band D home paying a precept of £29.60 per year. Amounts were allocated to the Snooker Club, New Radnor Carnival Event Insurance, New Radnor Over 60s Club amongst others. For full budget see Council Accounts page.
16-09-2019 at 12:30 PM

Views sought on National Development Framework for Wales

New Radnor Community Council has considered the current Welsh Government consultation on the National Development Framework for Wales 2020-2040 and is seeking resident comments on the following -
11-05-2019 at 9:58 AM

2019 Annual Meeting held ....

At the meeting of the Community Council held on 9th May Cllr. Richard Harris was unanimously elected as Chairman for another year with Cllr. Jenny Hodge re-elected as Vice-Chairman.
09-04-2019 at 1:36 PM

Garden Waste banks to be removed ....

Garden waste banks at community recycling sites in the county are to be removed over the next two weeks, Powys County Council has said. The banks from 35 community recycling sites are being removed now that the council has introduced its fortnightly kerbside garden waste collection service. To sign up to the new fortnightly garden waste collection service all you need to do is visit or call 01597 827 465.
11-01-2019 at 5:26 PM

Community Council Budget 2019-20

At the meeting of the Community Council held on 10th January 2019 the annual budget for 2019-20 was set at £6725.
13-05-2018 at 8:31 PM

New Data Protection Regulations

The Community Council has introduced new policies and documents to control the way it stores and processes personal data. If you have any questions or concerns on how your data is stored and used please contact the Clerk, Tracey Price. A number of people are registered with the Community Council to receive news updates. If you are one of these and you wish to continue to receive emails with news items you must let the Council know by the 24th May by completing the following form and stating you wish to receive emails with Council news and information. If you do not do so then these emails will cease on 25th May. See GDPR Email Consent Form on the Council Regulations page.
13-05-2018 at 7:20 PM

Chairman of Community Council for 2018-19

Cllr Richard Harris was re-elected unanimously as Chairman of the Community Council at the meeting held on 10th May. Cllr. Jenny Hodge was re-elected as Vice-Chairman.
13-04-2018 at 12:24 PM

Community Council wins Awards

The Community Council is delighted to announce that is has recently received two Awards at the annual One Voice Wales Awards Conference. The website received first place, ahead of runners up Cwmbran Community Council. The website also received a Highly Commended Runners up Award in the tourism category.
21-03-2018 at 1:58 PM

Calling times for the mobile post office service at New Radnor to change.

The service will be reduced from three visits to two at the following times -
12-03-2018 at 8:21 AM

What can the Community Council do for you?

The Community Council is interested in hearing how it can help in its area with projects etc. Recent projects have included the cleaning of the War Memorial, installation of two defibrillators, the new dog bag dispensers and a Christmas Tree.
09-02-2018 at 8:34 PM

Traffic Monitoring - High Street, New Radnor

Following concerns from residents the Community Council requested the temporary installation of traffic monitoring strips between High Street and the A44 junction. Speeds are assessed in relation to the 85% line and for this monitoring was 37.1 mph, considerably in excess of the 30 mph limit.
08-02-2018 at 2:15 PM

Burial Fees for children to cease in Wales

Burial authorities in Wales will now not charge any fees in relation to the standard burial or cremation of a child, defined for these purposes as a person under the age of 18.
31-01-2018 at 11:01 AM

Bin Collection Days are changing ..

Bin collection days to change next month.
25-01-2018 at 11:04 AM

Message from Powys County Archives

Powys Archives has a brand new centre in Llandrindod. The record office for the 3 traditional counties which make up Powys, is very much up and running and is open to the public Tuesday to Friday from 10 – 5
14-10-2017 at 9:26 AM

Waste Collection Review

Waste and recycling collection rounds to be improved says County Council.
18-09-2017 at 12:35 PM

Powys Local Development Plan - Further Consultation

Please be aware that a further consultation on 'matters arising changes' is taking place from 19th September to 30th October 2017. To view and comment visit the county council LDP pages - link below.
09-06-2017 at 2:27 PM

New Councillor co-opted

Following notices requesting applications to fill the vacancy remaining after the May elections two names were put forward. Elio Giordano was chosen at the meeting of the Community Council on 8th June. Elio's statement to the Council is below -
07-04-2017 at 1:55 PM

Election Nominations 2017

Following the close of nominations the following persons stand nominated for the Community Council -
04-03-2017 at 12:42 PM

Defibrillator Update

School: Cabinet now fitted and awaiting electrical connection. Hoped to be completed shortly. Kiosk: Problems with the power supply have delayed full installation but Western Power will be re-connecting asap. They have been told it is an urgent matter.
11-11-2016 at 7:36 PM

Defibrillators for Village

Following a successful grant application to the Big Lottery Awards for All Fund two defibrillator units have been purchased for the village, together with the heated cabinets to store the units.
07-06-2016 at 5:25 PM


Residents reminded by the County Council that plastic film will not be collected and should not be placed in recycling boxes.
02-02-2016 at 9:46 AM


The first three weekly waste collections will take place from week beginning 23 November, for households whose last waste collection took place during the week beginning 2 November. Food waste and recycling collections will continue to be collected every week and the collection day will not change. PCC are urging residents to recycle as much of their waste as possible and minimise the amount going to landfill. With support from residents they can meet both their recycling and budget targets.
29-01-2016 at 3:10 PM

Refuse Collection change: access dates via Powys website

A new refuse and recycling collection search facility has been launched on the Powys council website which enables residents to enter their postcode, select their address and then be provided with a list of future refuse and recycling collection dates. Residents can use this facility to check and make a note of their future waste collection dates

New Radnor Forthcoming Events

Community Council Meeting

Radnor Valley School and via video conferencing

12-10-2023 at 7:30 PM

Members of the public welcome to come and listen. There is also a short public speaking session at the start of each meeting. Please come along with ideas, suggestions and concerns.

Community Council Meeting

Radnor Valley School and via video conferencing

09-11-2023 at 7:30 PM

Members of the public welcome to observe and to take part in the public speaking session of ten minutes at the start of the meeting.

Community Council Meeting

Radnor Valley School and via video conferencing

07-12-2023 at 7:30 PM

Members of the public welcome to attend. NOTE CHANGE FROM USUAL DATE

Community Council Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Community Council.

Radnor Valley School and via video conferencing

11-01-2024 at 7:30 PM

Members of the public welcome.

Community Council Meeting

Radnor Valley School and via video conferencing

08-02-2024 at 7:30 PM

Members of the public welcome to observe and to take part in the public speaking session of ten minutes at the start of the meeting.

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