Posted: Sat 16th Apr 2016

Queen’s 90th Birthday Street Party Reminder

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Apr 16th, 2016

The deadline is fast approaching for applications for road closures for street parties to celebrate The Queen’s 90th birthday. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Powys County Council is requesting that any groups who intend to hold a street party on a public highway and have not presently made an application to the council should do this in writing by no later than Friday 29 April. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cllr John Brunt, Cabinet Member for Highways, said: “We have made a commitment to waive the normal fees for this service in recognition of the occasion. However, an assessment as to whether the closure can be granted will need to be made.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

An application form and further information can be obtained by contacting the council’s Traffic Section by emailing traffic@powys.gov.uk or telephoning 0845 602 7035 or 01597 827465. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

To help people set up their own Patron’s Lunches and street parties across the country, the government has relaunched its street party guidance on www.gov.uk/government/publications/your-guide-to-organising-a-street-party. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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