Newsletter - May 2018

May 2018

Dear Resident,


In the future, I want to tailor my newsletter to be more specific to your area. I hope you feel that this change will be more relevant to you.

County Times Politically Speaking - Getting Powys moving

Potholes and poorly maintained roads are a frustration for us all. As well as making our journeys uncomfortable, they can seriously damage our vehicles as well as damaging the Mid Wales economy and society as a whole. 


Russell George visits Cambrian Credit Union

A local Assembly Member has visited the Cambrian Credit Union team  to learn more about how recent changes are allowing them to reach more people in North Powys.


Mid Wales GP recruitment crisis worsens

New figures published in an annual report by the Welsh Government have shown that the number of registered GPs working in Wales is at its lowest since 2013.


Championing dementia friendly communities in Mid Wales

The Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire, Russell George, has joined Alzheimer’s Society Cymru and Boots UK at an event to recognise and celebrate the work of Boots staff in supporting the Dementia Friends movement, and to help bring more awareness and understanding to this condition. 

Newsletter - April 2018

April 2018

Dear Resident,

Please find below the latest edition of my e-newsletter and I trust you had a good Easter. I'm always grateful for your feedback so please contact me if you have any thoughts.

Russell George AM visits local optometrist

Montgomeryshire AM, Russell George, has visited a local optometric practice in Newtown, Evans and Jones, to learn more about the work of the practice and to encourage residents to have regular eye examinations.


Following the visit, Mr George said:


£300 million Emergency Care Hospital gets the go ahead

Today’s announcement (Wednesday 28th March) by the UK Government's Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, that capital investment of up to £312 million will be allocated to fund the building of a new Emergency Care Centre has been welcomed by Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George.