Company searches by The Western Mail on Friday show that nine companies associated with the Prya project - Prya Call Centre Solutions, Prya Biosciences, Prya CFI, Prya Environmental, Prya Environmental Technologies, The Prya Guild of Merchant Venturers, Prya Marketing Services, The Prya Partnerships and Prya Properties - have made financial returns to Companies House in Cardiff saying they are dormant.
Prya's website,www.prya.org, states, 'The Prya Enterprise Centre is being established to provide an opportunity for people to live, work and study in a parkland setting within the Brecon Beacons National Park, close to the popular bookshop town of Hay on Wye.
We have obtained written records of a private meeting between National Park planning officers and representatives of the Prya Centre that took place on November 27 last year - two weeks after the Prya Centre applied to lift the blocks on selling the houses on the open market.
Planning officer Jonathan Guscott, for example, is quoted as saying: "raising finance was again not a justification to release houses from their C2 use (meaning ancillary to employment), to do so would go against development brief and local plan policy for the area, he stated that if Prya could not create the jobs promised without selling off assets then perhaps another party could".
The couple moved in so Will could have a headquarters for his web page and graphic design business, and Denise says she became a director of two Prya
Yesterday Niel Bally, a neighbour of the Prya
Centre who won a rightof-way dispute against the Baileys, received a report he had commissioned from Cardiff barrister Rhodri Williams.
Her current business portfolio makes impressive reading - she is chairman and managing director of the holding company for the organisation, Prya
Investments Ltd, chairman Prya
Partnerships, and a director of several other companies within the group.
Mrs Bailey says the profit made by her husband was ploughed back into the Prya
Given the support and backing of everyone in Talgarth, local authorities and politicians, the same success story can be achieved at the former Mid Wales Hospital, now known as The Prya
Young Enterprise (sponsored by WDA and Young Enterprise Wales) Emily Kate Davies (Ammanford) Superscript; Catrin Non Howells (Llandeilo), Superscript; Victoria Gill (Ruthin, Denbighshire) Gwir Farben Woman in Education (sponsored by Uwic) Christine Julia Bissex (Bargoed), Merthyr Tydfil College of FE; Susan Maria Jenkins (Cardiff), St Joseph's RC High School, Newport; Irene Norman (Penrhynside, Conwy), Coleg Llandrillo, Rhyl Management Achievement (Office Angels) Sheila Bailey (Brecon) Prya
Organisation; Donna Goodrich (Deganwy, Conwy), Badgers Caf, Llandudno;
He said the Prya
Centre, in Talgarth, was playing a major role in helping to boost Welsh entrepreneurship.
Sheila Bailey; founder of the Prya
Organisation and group of companies AT the age of 69, Sheila, of Talgarth, Brecon, is the oldest of the three finalists in the Management Achievement category.