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Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council Weekly Update 7/11/16

November 10, 2016

PRESS RELEASE

Date

 

07/11/16

 

Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council Weekly Update 7/11/16

 

Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council response to Powys County Council consultation for Daytime Activities.

Cllrs. Peter Hough, Richard White, Val Howard and Susan Hill formulated a response to the County Councils consultation on daytime activities for older people which was submitted on Monday 7th November. The Town Council are of the view that “the questionnaire was very “leading” in its nature and therefore have chosen to reply in free form format. Although it was explained at meetings that an “Option 4” was a valid thing to submit this is not apparent from the questionnaire itself.”

The Town Council proposed an option 4 to the County Council which is to maintain the day centre but to consider ways of ameliorating the cost.

The response closed with “Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council is keen to be involved in trying to find ways of achieving this.

 

Mayor Updates

This week the Mayor Cllr. Richard Edwards joined the Powys Montgomeryshire Federation of Women’s Institute and welcomed members from Montgomeryshire and guests from other Federations in Wales to the Annual meeting.