Mid Wales

Ex-teacher Gordon Fleming in court on sex abuse charges

Gordon Fleming at court

A former Powys primary school teacher has appeared in court accused of sexually abusing several girls in the 1970s and 80s.

Gordon Fleming, 66, of Oswestry, Shropshire, appeared at Aberystwyth Magistrates' Court on Wednesday but did not enter a plea.

He has been charged with 61 counts of indecent assault against 23 girls under 14 and will appear at Swansea Crown Court on 21 April.

The charges cover a five-year period.