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10 June 2019Powys gears up to host world’s top cyclists this week
Powys gears up to host world’s top cyclists this week

Powys is gearing up to welcome the world’s top cyclists this week, as the penultimate stage of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour, Britain’s biggest and most prestigious bike race for women, takes place in the county.

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16 April 2019Powys to host toughest-ever OVO Energy Women’s Tour stage
Powys to host toughest-ever OVO Energy Women’s Tour stage

Powys will host the toughest-ever stage in OVO Energy Women’s Tour history as the race returns to Wales on Friday 14 June.

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23 February 2018Announcing the 100 day countdown to the Urdd Eisteddfod
Announcing the 100 day countdown to the Urdd Eisteddfod

Competitions in the Pig Sheds? Tarmac paths around the field? Beautiful views of the Welsh countryside? Yes, the Urdd Eisteddfod on the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells is on the horizon!

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7 February 2017Valentine’s Day #LoveRoyalWelsh give-away
Valentine’s Day #LoveRoyalWelsh give-away

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we thought we’d share some love.

Are you one of the many happy couples who have meet at one of our Royal Welsh events? We’d love to know more about your story and you could win a pair of tickets to spend a romantic day together at the 2017 Royal Welsh Show.

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24 January 2017Tour of Britain finish boosted local economy
Tour of Britain finish boosted local economy

A prestigious cycle race which finished in Powys for the first time last year boosted the local economy by over £500,000, an official report has revealed.

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24 January 2017Welsh shearers head to New Zealand for the World Championships
Welsh shearers head to New Zealand for the World Championships

Wales’ top shearers have made their way to New Zealand ahead of next month’s World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships.

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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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