June 2012

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority takes lead role in securing €10million for rural communities across Europe

A €10million initiative which will bring together experts from across Europe to help drive forward enterprising opportunities and regenerate rural communities has been backed by the Welsh Government.

FREE family farming fun at Open Farm Sunday

Be prepared to get your wellies dirty down at the farm – join in the fun at the annual Open Farm Sunday held at Llanthony Court on Sunday, June 17th.

Action packed weekend to launch Museum appeal

Supporters of the Royal Welsh Regimental Museum in Brecon are launching an ambitious appeal to rejuvenate the garrison town’s Grade II-listed visitor attraction.

Chairman unanimously re-elected to Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority

Mrs Julie James, a Welsh Government appointed Member has been unanimously re-elected as Chairman of Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority for the second consecutive year and Cllr Geraint Hopkins, a Powys County Council Member was unanimously elected as Deputy Chairman.

Blue-green algae identified at Llangors Lake

Blue-green algae have been identified at Llangorse Lake near Brecon following observations and sampling by the Environment Agency Wales, Powys County Council has today confirmed.

Generous donation kicks starts Brecon Military Museum’s funding appeal

A generous £5,000 donation from a London banker has proved the perfect way to kick start the Royal Welsh Regimental Museum Appeal which was formerly launched today (Thursday 14th June).

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority and partners launch project benefitting rural communities across Europe

An exciting new €10million initiative aimed at driving forward enterprising opportunities and regenerating rural communities across Europe has been launched in Cardiff this week.

National Park Authority agrees to broadcast meetings

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority is carrying out a pilot webcast of a full National Park Authority meeting on Friday 29th June which will be streamed live on the National Park Authority’s website.

First National Park Authority meeting broadcast live today on the internet

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority is leading the way among UK National Parks by becoming the first to stream its committee meetings live online.

New National Park signage gets Brecon Cathedral Dean’s special blessing

The Dean of Brecon Cathedral has swapped delivering sermons for delivering lunches as part of a journey to promote new signage in Bannau Brycheiniog National Park.

Visitors turn out in force for free fun at the farm

More than 200 people turned out for a day of free family farming fun as part of Open Farm Sunday in the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park earlier this month.

Grant support for historic buildings

Owners of historic buildings in need of restoration work in Brecon town centre could get a helping hand thanks to Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority’s new grant scheme.

Quality Welsh produce on the menu at Hay Food Festival

If the famous Telegraph Hay Festival is considered a veritable feast for the mind, then this weekend’s Hay Food Festival on Saturday, June 30 will definitely be a treat for the tummy!