Local News

Russell backs petition against NatWest bank closure

A petition, which has been started by local community campaigners, Ruth Canning and Des Parkinson, in response to NatWest’s disappointing decision to close its branch in Welshpool, has earned the full backing of local Assembly Member, Russell George.


Severn Trent merges with Dee Valley Water 

Responding to news that Dee Valley Water and Severn Trent have merged to become a single company, Russell George, Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire, said:


Future for Powys' recycling centres far from certain 

The decision by Powys County Council’s Cabinet to reduce the number of days which recycling centres in Newtown and Welshpool will be open has been criticised by Montgomeryshire AM Russell George.


Montgomeryshire farmers enjoy breakfast success 

Montgomeryshire farmers opened their kitchens to put the spotlight on #FarmingMatters, the importance of the rural economy and to promote the great Welsh breakfast produce available.