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Another footpath improved for the public

 
Created on 07/03/2017 @ 18:13
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Another footpath has been improved for public access.

Powys County Council’s Countryside Services team have carried out works to improve the surface of a public footpath in Tregynon, near Newtown.
 
Work to improve the surface of footpath, which is located between Cae Melyn Close and Tregynon Amenity Ground, was needed at it became difficult to use during the winter time.  A chicane was also installed at the road entrance to deter the use of bicycles.
 
Funding for the work was provided through the Rights of Way Improvement Plan Grant, administered by Natural Resources Wales on behalf of the Welsh Government.
 
The works are part of a larger project by the council’s Countryside Services team to improve and maintain footpaths in the Newtown area and to encourage local people and visitors to go walking and enjoy the benefits of the beautiful Powys countryside.
 
Cllr John Powell, Cabinet Member for Countryside Services, said: “The importance of locally available public paths shouldn’t be underestimated. Our public rights of way network can play a vital role in maintaining the health and well-being of the people of Powys and is hugely beneficial to the local tourism economy.”


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