Deep budget cuts proposed by Tory/Independent-run Powys County Council will risk Countryside Access Services “being unable to meet health and safety responsibilities in a timely way e.g. collapsing footbridges, leading to increased risk of injury and associated claims”, according to a devastating impact assessment report.

The damning document warns of the impact that proposals to slash the Countryside Access Services budget will have on public health and the tourism industry.

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Kirsty Williams AM and Local Welsh Liberal Democrat politicians in Brecon & Radnorshire have been reacting to the weekend’s catastrophic weather events, which saw communities in the constituency including Ystradgynlais, Builth Wells, and Crickhowell, impacted by severe flooding in the wake of Storm Dennis.


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Lib Dems call for Council to trial free parking in towns

The Powys Liberal Democrats are calling on Powys County Council to trial 2 hours free parking in long-stay car parks in towns across Powys as part of their new “Love Powys Towns” campaign.

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Deep slash to Powys arts budget will impact community organisations

The Welsh Liberal Democrat-Green Group on Powys County Council has raised the alarm about a proposed 25% cut in funding for community arts organisations in the upcoming budget.

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Kirsty Williams AM supports Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

This week Kirsty and Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust are raising awareness about how women can reduce their risk of cervical cancer. Over 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year in the UK, yet it is one of the only cancers that can be prevented and one day become a disease of the past.

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Landmark moment for Welsh Education

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed a landmark moment in Welsh education as Welsh Liberal Democrat Education Minister Kirsty Williams has published the revised Curriculum for Wales guidance.

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