Aug 24, 2020, County Times (Wales): Replacement buildings for Newtown schools move a step closer https://www.countytimes.co.uk/news/18671450.replacement-buildings-newtown-schools-move-step-closer/ SW England REPLACEMENT buildings for two special schools in north Powys have taken a step closer after plans submitted by the county council were approved by the Welsh Government. Powys County Council is planning to build new schools for Ysgol Cedewain and Brynllywarch Hall School and submitted Outline Business Cases to the Welsh Government for consideration. Both cases have been approved by the Welsh Government's 21st Century Schools Capital Programme Panel and secures an investment worth over £31m [$40M U.S.] for both special schools. The decision is subject to approval by the Education Minister. The investment plans will help the council deliver its Strategy for Transforming Education in Powys, an ambitious 10-year strategy that was approved earlier this year (April)….