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14 September 2016Royal Welsh Winter Fair schedules available online
Royal Welsh Winter Fair schedules available online

We may all be enjoying a beautiful indian summer, but the focus at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is very much on the Winter Fair, to be held at the showground in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells on Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 November 2016.

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30 August 2016Louise Owen Memorial Scholarship
Louise Owen Memorial Scholarship

The 1 October closing date for the 2017 Louise Owen Memorial Scholarship is fast approaching!

Established in 2014 by Louise’s family, the annual scholarship of £1,000 to help fund a trip to New Zealand is awarded to the junior shearer in Wales showing greatest promise and aims provide them with the opportunity to develop and advance their skills in sheep shearing.

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24 August 2016Olympic medal-winning cyclists to ride Tour of Britain
Olympic medal-winning cyclists to ride Tour of Britain

Three British Olympic medal-winning cyclists will be in Powys next month as the county gears up for the return of the UK’s biggest cycle race.

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17 August 2016Win pair of VIP tickets for Tour of Britain stage finish
Win pair of VIP tickets for Tour of Britain stage finish

Residents and cycling enthusiasts in Powys could find themselves right in touching distance of Tour of Britain riders as they sprint towards the finish line if they enter a fantastic competition.

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11 August 2016Powys gets ready to host its first Tour of Britain stage finish
Powys gets ready to host its first Tour of Britain stage finish

The Tour of Britain, the UK’s biggest cycle race, will see cycling’s elite return to the county in less than four weeks when the race finishes at the Royal Welsh Showground on Wednesday 7 September.

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10 August 2016Welsh shearing at its best!
Welsh shearing at its best!

With an incredible atmosphere and the noise from the cheering supporters raising the roof, the Meirion Shearing Centre was the place to be at last month’s Royal Welsh Show.

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8 August 2016Take part in cycling sportive
Take part in cycling sportive

Cycling enthusiasts across Powys have the opportunity to take part in a sportive next month, on the day Britain’s biggest professional cycle race returns to the county.

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22 July 2016Hot topics, hot competitions and hot weather made for another great Royal Welsh Show
Hot topics, hot competitions and hot weather made for another great Royal Welsh Show

Yesterday saw an extremely busy, and thankfully cooler, Thursday bring another successful Royal Welsh Show to close.

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