July 2012

Llangors Lake update

Blue-green algae continues to have a presence at Llangors Lake near Brecon, Powys County Council has confirmed. However, the council's Environmental Health Service has now revised its previous guidance following further scientific analysis.

Visitors grab a bite of Hay Food Festival

Visitors to this year’s Hay Food Festival once again voted with their feet – and their stomachs – as more than 3,000 people, no doubt led by the tantalising aroma of delicious fresh produce, attended this fantastic culinary showpiece.

Lights, camera, WALK!

Film fans no longer have to fly across the Atlantic to visit the site of a Hollywood blockbuster, thanks to an exciting new guided walk organised by Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.

Volunteer scheme paves the way to success for National Park

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority is calling on the help of hardworking volunteers to maintain footpaths in one of the most popular areas of the National Park.

Country Park visit adds up to a good time for CIPFA members

An accounting group swapped their office-based environments for a living country park yesterday in order to learn more about Brecon Beacons National Park and its challenges.

Cafe venture offers a tasty treat for Waterfall Country visitors

Opening just in time for the school holidays visitors to Waterfall Country in Brecon Beacons National Park will be able to sample some local treats when a new cafe opens nearby later this month.

Competition winner creates a buzzzzz at her school

A primary school pupil is buzzing after her drawing of a bumble bee scooped her top prize in a competition organised by Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.

Food for thought: Cafe raises funds for vital emergency service

Residents of a rural village in Brecon Beacons National Park will raise funds for a vital emergency service during a local gathering to celebrate the launch of a new cafe.

National Park Authority fund supports eco-friendly travel

A new eco-friendly way to travel around Brecon Beacons National Park will be rolled out next week, thanks to funding from Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.

Restrictions Lifted at Llangors Lake

Guidance advising against water activities in a Powys lake where immersion in water is likely, after blue-green algae was identified, have now been lifted, the county council has announced.