Local News

Newtown Bypass unaffected by Carillion collapse

Following the collapse of Carillion, Britain's second largest construction firm, assurances have been sought by Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, about the future of major construction projects in Mid Wales including the Newtown Bypass.


New funding to protect rural post offices

The announcement that the UK Government is to invest £370 million to extend opening hours, cut queue times and protect rural post office branches has been welcomed by Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George.


Broken promises as Superfast Cymru leaves Powys in the lurch

As the Welsh Government’s Superfast Cymru fibre broadband project reaches its conclusion on December 31st the local Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire fears that premises previously “in scope” for an upgrade will be left in the lurch.


Hair and Beauty sector's value to the Welsh economy

The Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire, Russell George, has welcomed new research which reveals that hair and beauty salons contribute up to £283 million a year to the Welsh economy and employ 11,000 people.