Posted: Wed 16th Mar 2016

Primary Consultation Extended

This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Mar 16th, 2016

Consultation about proposals to close Llanbister and Llanfihangel Rhydithon community primary schools is to be extended, Powys County Council has said. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The formal consultation, which opened on February 11 and was due to run until March 24, has been extended to May 5 to make sure that all interested parties have an opportunity to take part in the exercise. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

A public meeting has already been held in the school hall allowing parents and the wider community the opportunity to let the council know their views on the proposal. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Residents have also been invited to respond to the consultation through the council’s website www.powys.gov.uk/haveyoursay or in writing to the council’s School Modernisation team, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5LG or email school.modernisation@powys.gov.uk ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The formal consultation follows a decision by the council’s cabinet in January to consult on a proposal to close the primary school from December 2016. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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