WELSHPOOL TOWN COUNCIL
GAS WORKS IN BROAD STREET
There is part of Broad Street which has been coned off for gas works. These works are likely to take a few days to complete. The Town Council was unaware (as was Powys County Council) of the works which is why no one was informed of the ativity.
COUNTY TO PROVIDE FREE PARKING FOR CHRISTMAS
The County Council is again providing free car parking in Powys (including Welshpool) this Christmas from 10am to 4pm daily. The free parking starts on Saturday 7th December and runs through to 24th December.
NEW PLAYGROUND AT BROOKFIELD ROAD
The infant playground, with paths, is due for completion later this week and will be open in time for Christmas. The Junior playground is due to start construction in February and should be finished in time for Easter.
PUBLIC TOILETS SAVED
The Town Council has taken over the Public Toilets from Powys County Council so that they are secure for the future in Welshpool. A most important facility.
TOURISM AND EVENTS
Friday 6th December. Procession leaves the Tourist Information Office at 6.50pm following the fancy dress competition at 6.30pm. The procession is lead by our Town Cryer, Newtown Youth Band, lanterns and Santa in his Sleigh. The lights are to be switched on by the Welshpool Carnival Queen. There are stalls in the Corn Exchange, market halls are open, Santa is in his Grotto and the Muppet Tribute Band will be playing.
The Winter Festival Christmas Street Market and Craft Stalls are being held on Saturday 7th December from 9am to 4pm. There will also be street entertainers, Santa will be around as will be the Town Cryer and Micky Mouse.
CAROL SERVICE ST MARY'S
The Annual Carol Service lead by the Fire Service in Welshpool is being held at 7.30pm in St Marys Church on Saturday 7th December. All welcome.
ART PROJECT FOR TOWN
The Town will soon have an art project based on the WLLR located on land around the Tourist Information Centre. Plans were put display at the Centre as a consultation. The planning application has now been submitted.
The new country park is open with a new adventure playground, open space, picnic benches and dog bins. It is located next to The Flash Leisure Centre.