Powys: A Day in the Life

2002

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Acknowledgements

Project Staff:
Helen Burns, Project Assistant
Robert Davies, Project Leader
Margaret Reid, Project Assistant
Anthony Sawyer, Project Manager

The following people have given us a tremendous amount of advice, encouragement and practical help:

New Opportunities Fund: Andrea Allen, Case Officer, NOF

Library Service: Tudfil Adams, County Librarian; Margaret Stacy, Newtown Library; Chris Price, Brecon Library. For their help and support in arranging talks to the community in the libraries about the project, Liz Todd and the staff at Machynlleth Library; Jan Poole and the staff at Ystradgynlais Library; Amanda Swift and the staff of Newtown Library, Kate Murray and the staff of Brecon Library.

Library Delivery Service: Mike Bennett and Darcy

Schools Library Service: Diane Jones and staff

Powys County Council Legal Section: Walter Burns

Powys County Archives Office: Gavin Hooson and Catherine Richards

Modern Records Centre: Gwen Middleton and Anna Page

Children, Families & Lifelong Learning Directorate: John Evans, Roy Griffiths, Liz Hinkley, Maldwyn Pryce, Sarah Ryan, Jonathan Wright

Translation Unit

Public Relations and Communications Unit: John Evans and Emma Savage

'Diary Day' Publicity:
Lynwen Davies and Siwan Ellis, Translation Unit, Powys County Council; BBC Wales Today, BBC Radio Wales/Cymru, Radio Maldwyn, HTV Wales, S4C; Mid Wales Agenda, The Brecon and Radnor Express, County Times, Mid Wales Journal, Shropshire Star, South Wales Echo; Davina Hooson, Llandrindod Wells Church in Wales School, Trefonnen; Headteacher Bill Bain, staff and pupils at Builth Wells County Primary School; Headteacher Penri Roberts, staff and pupils at Ysgol Dafydd Llwydd, Newtown; Mrs Hughes, Staff and pupils at Ysgol-y-Bannau; Mrs F Howard, staff and pupils at Hay-on-Wye County Primary School; Joanne Weale, Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist; Margaret and Charlie Walker; Iolo Williams, TV presenter and conservationist; Phil Morris; Carol Land and staff of Powys Catering; Chris Bumford, Middleton Arms Hotel, Tremont Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys; Somerfield Supermarket, Llandrindod Wells; Staff and Children at 'First Steps Nursery', Llandrindod Wells; Theatr Powys; Dianne Jones and staff of Powys Schools Library Service; Radnorshire Wildlife Trust

Website Launch:
Frances Donovan, presenter, History Hunters; Media Resource Centre, Llandrindod Wells; Fingers & Forks Catering; Davina Hooson, Trefonnen School; Mandy Davies, Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival

Powys County Council & Service Points:
County Library Headquarters and Branch and Mobile Libraries; Social Services Department; Tourist Information Offices; Leisure Centres; Sports Centres; Telecentres; Cashier and Reception Areas

Corporate IT: Garry Hudson, Sion Pennant, and Nick Talbott

Museums in Powys
David Moore and staff of Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery
Rachel Sholl, Will Adams, and staff of Radnorshire Museum
Eva Bredsdorff and staff of Powysland Museum and Montgomery Canal Centre

Private Collections & Museums
Celia Green, Customer Services Manager, and Alison Hembrow, Education Officer, South Wales Borderers Museum
Gabby Rivers, Curator, Judges Lodgings, Presteigne
David Higman, Curator, The National Cycle Collection, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Pryce-Jones Collection, 'Reality Group' plc, Newtown

Powys Health Care Trust
Hamish Stonebridge, Hospital Administrator, Llandrindod Wells War Memorial Hospital - archives
All Surgeries and Health Clinics in Powys

Project Partners
Brecknock Society, Powys Family History Society, Powysland Club, Radnorshire Society

Project Contributors
Mrs Baird Murray, Builth Wells Camera Club, Roger Casstles, Sadie Cole, Hwyl Gwyn Evans, Alwena Howells, Geraint Hughes, Caryl Jones, Diana Latter, Ellis Mathias, Trevor Mcpherson, David Peate, Peter Powell, David Pugh, Geoff Ridyard, Ann & Vic Rigarlsford

Special acknowledgements
Business Connect for sponsorship; over 4,000 diary contributors from all walks of life, living, visiting or working in Powys on 24th September 2002; Gordon Reid, Leith Haarhof, Jonathan Curtis - and the team from Gathering the Jewels; Gavin Hooson and Bob Reid, Digital History Project; Eurwen Booth, translator; Geraint Roberts, Menter Brycheiniog; Caryl Jones, Ystradgynlais Family History Society; supermarkets in Powys that distributed and collected in diary forms; County nursery and play groups; Christ College, Brecon; John Stephenson and staff of Coleg Powys; Powys Merched y Wawr; Powys Federation of Womens Institutes; Williams Coaches; Vicky Fraser, David Peate and Sadie Cole for proof-reading; Mike Sivier, Mid Wales Agenda - 1891 edition



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