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May27 Created by graham breeze on 5/27/2018 9:31:28 AM

 A  thunder storm has seen Welshpool hit by freak flooding this morning with large parts of the tow...
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May27 Created by david williams on 5/27/2018 12:37:06 PM

This morning’s floods are taking their toll on vital services in the town 
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May24 Created by david williams on 5/24/2018 7:00:00 AM

Council steps up its clampdown after a spike in fly-tipping in the Welshpool area
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May25 Created by david williams on 5/25/2018 8:51:12 AM

The issue of drone use has become controversial over the past week in two local locations
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May21 Created by david williams on 5/21/2018 7:49:56 AM

The row over the correct spelling of a village name has taken a turn for the worse
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One-way system delay

 
Created on 04/08/2010 @ 16:05
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Work on Welshpool’s new one-way system did not commence this week, despite hopes it would begin on Monday.
 
The work is part of the Tesco development taking place on the old Smithfield site, with town planners insisting the one-way system is up and working before the store is opened.
 
The supermarket giant agreed initially to undertake the work but the responsibility has now been handed to site developers Long Cross Group.
 
“It’s a slight delay but we hope it will kick-start in the coming days,” said Town Clerk Robert Robinson.
 
Tesco hopes to open its new superstore in time for the Christmas rush, with the one-way system expected to be in operation up to a month prior to opening.
 
When the one-way system went to public consultation, 85% of townsfolk supported it but some expressed concern on the impact it could have on local business.
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