AS reported last week, Mr. Ian Arundale (left) has been appointed as new Chief Constable of Dyfed- Powys Police. Mr. Arundle is currently Deputy Chief Constable of West Mercia Police and is due to take up his new post on June 2. He succeeds Mr. Terry Grange, who retired from the force last year. "I am delighted and privileged to have been appointed Chief Constable, Dyfed-Powys Police," he said. "I have now fulfilled a lifelong ambition to lead a constabulary and I am extremely pleased that I have managed to fulfil this ambition within the Dyfed-Powys Police area. "The force has considerable strengths and an enviable track record of performance and engagement with its partners and communities. My efforts over the forthcoming years will be to build upon those strengths and I look forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, " he added. "Having previously served with the South Wales Constabulary, I have over 20 years' experience of serving in Wales." Following close on the heels of Mr. Arundale's appointment comes news that Mr. Nicholas Ingram (right) has been appointed as Assistant Chief Constable, Dyfed-Powys Police "I am delighted to have been appointed Assistant Chief Constable, Dyfed-Powys Police," said Mr. Ingram. "I look forward to taking forward a successful programme of neighbourhood policing across the force area. My family are all Welsh speaking and we are all looking forward to residing within the force area." Mr. Ingram will take up his appointment in mid- May.