Hosted by the Brecon
Beacons National Park Authority at the National Park Visitor Centre, Lt Colonel (retd) Mike Lewis, the High Sheriff of Powys, presented the award to Jim Wilson, chairman of the Park Society, who accepted the highly coveted accolade which recognises the vital role the society played in helping the Brecon
Beacons National Park gain International Dark Sky Reserve status.
Beacons Tourism on behalf of the Beacon Beacons Marketing and Coordination Group are looking for a PR company to help us to market the Brecon
Beacons National Park as a holiday destination for the next three years although the contract will be renewed yearly because we cannot guarantee funding (more details later in this document).
But - thanks to the generosity of Dan Black - days after the ceremony, Brecon
flew to the US for an operation to help him move about without any support.
An MOD spokesman said: "The MoD can con-firm that it is working with Dyfed Powys Police to investigate an incident during a training exercise on the Brecon
Beacons on Saturday in which two members of military personnel died.
The MoD can confirm that it is working with Dyfed-Powys Police to investigate an incident during a training exercise on the Brecon
Beacons on Saturday in which two members of military personnel died," said the MoD in a statement.
It is recognition that the Brecon
Beacons Park Society and National Park Authority have been working towards for two years, helped by support from a number of other organisations, including Dark Sky Wales, the Brecon
Beacons Trust, the University of Glamorgan, and the Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales.
On the last kilometre lap, Jolly slip-streamed Brecon
to get ready for the fast finish.
People who live in London see them all the time but they don't come to somewhere like Brecon
Mr Billington, who has been with Brecon
for 17 years, is currently taking responsibility for the company's Lean Six Sigma and Operational Excellence initiatives.
There are many interesting museums, castles and family attractions to discover in the Brecon
was always renowned for its strong American contingent, but this year, while the Americans are still coming, the most striking aspect of the programme is the British firepower lined up.
The 32-year-old is the only female among the 45 crew of the Brecon
, based at Faslane in Scotland.