Golf Links/A483 junction update

The safety of the Golf Links Road/A483 junction in Builth Wells continues to be an issue attracting considerable concern.

A video from Kirsty providing an update on the situation can be found here -

Kirsty visits Knighton Men's Shed


Kirsty caught up with Knighton Men’s Shed, which is open on Monday and Wednesday from 10am-2pm and offers the opportunity to learn new skills or revive old ones.

It is located at Teme Mill, Station Yard, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1DT, and you can find out more about their work on their website -

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Cwmtwrch Leg Club goes from strength to strength


Kirsty Williams visited Cwmtwrch Leg Club and saw how it continues to go from strength to strength.

It is open every Thursday morning, from 9.30-12.30, at the Cwm Wanderers Football Club.

The Club is run by the district nurses, supported by dedicated volunteers.

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Presteigne to benefit from almost £300,000 in road safety funding

Presteigne will benefit from £299,530 in Welsh Government funding to improve road safety.

The funding, confirmed on 22nd March, aims to create safer access to the two schools and reduce congestion in the area.

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Ithon Birth Centre officially opens in Llandrindod Wells Hospital

On March 28th the Ithon Birth Centre in Llandrindod Wells Hospital was officially opened.

Funding for the new facility came through a Welsh Liberal Democrat budget deal in the last Assembly term.

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Kirsty and Cllr Kelvyn Curry visit pre-school provision settings in Rhayader

Kirsty Williams and Cllr Kelvyn Curry, Liberal Democrat County Councillor for Rhayader, visited Cylch Arch Yr Enfys Rhaeadr and Rhayader Community Nursery to discuss early years childcare and education provision.

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Kirsty meets new residents at new housing development

Kirsty Williams took the opportunity to visit the new houses being developed at the Knighton Road site in Presteigne, and met some of the first people who will be moving in.

The open viewing was attended by over 100 local residents and stakeholders.

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Calls to make Golf Links Road junction safer


Kirsty met with local campaigners on site at Golf Links Road junction in Builth Wells to discuss how to make the junction safer.

In early April Kirsty will be meeting them on site again, along with a Welsh Government official, to see what steps can be put in place.

Kirsty attends Usk House Hospice coffee morning


Kirsty joined staff and volunteers for the Usk House Hospice coffee morning. Usk House Hospice provide support to patients with life limiting illness, their families, carers, and the bereaved.

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Changes to opening times of waste and recycling centres

Powys County Council have announced changes to the opening days and times of waste and recycling centres.

In January they announced they were shelving plans to close recycling centres, but indicated other changes would be made, including reducing the number of days recycling centres are open.

The changes come into force from Monday 3rd April, and apply to centres in Lower Cwmtwrch, Brecon, Llandegley, Newtown and Welshpool.

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