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The Centre for Alternative Technology near Machynlleth is forty years old this year.
For the last four decades, it has been promoting alternatives to mainstream energy sources as well as making people more aware of their responsibilities to the environment.
It's also become quite a tourist attraction having had around two million visitors through its doors as Kevin Ashford reports:
The parents of April Jones say the plans to demolish the house where it's believed their daughter, April, was murdered is a "weight off our minds".
"The Welsh Government has bought the house in Machynlleth connected to the death of our daughter, April. This is a huge weight off our minds, as it can now be demolished. The loss of our beautiful daughter was bad enough, but the house has been a constant reminder of the tragic events. Our family want to thank the Welsh Government for listening to us and for understanding our need to see the house demolished."
The house where it's believed April Jones was murdered is to be demolished. The property has been bought by the Welsh Government.
“After discussions with the family, the Welsh Government has purchased the property in Machynlleth connected to the death of April Jones. The Welsh Government will now work with the local authority, the Jones family and the local community on the most appropriate future for the site, following demolition of the property. The house was purchased at a commercial rate. No further comment will be issued on this matter.”
There's a replacement bus service running on Arriva Trains Wales between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth because of flooding.
There's a replacement bus service running on Arriva Trains Wales services between Machynlleth and Pwllheli because of a vehicle hitting a bridge at Llandecwyn.
The house where police believe Mark Bridger murdered April Jones may be put up for rent. People living in nearby Machynlleth say they want the house to be demolished. However, authorities say they can't buy it to tear it down, because it's privately owned.
Powys County Council: "As the property is a private dwelling the county council has no remit."
Bridger, 47, abducted the five-year-old as she played with friends near her home in on the Bryn-y-Gog estate in Machynlleth, mid Wales, in October last year. Alexandra Lodge reports.