waste of public money

more rain and its going to be this

Powys council to prepare flood risk strategy

Council bosses in Powys will prepare their own strategy to prevent flooding misery in Mid Wales, it has emerged.

Read more: http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2011/11/15/powys-council-to-prepare-flood-risk-strategy/#ixzz1eMGux8fm

as I walked to the town  the heavens opened up and down came the rain  for the past few weeks all that has been coming down are the leaves  nature is at work so its natural that leaves come off the trees in Autumn.   the leaves in turn get trapped in crevaces   hedges and whatever acts as a windbreaker  such as all these new grids that have been put along paths and short cuts away from the road gutters,

For the past few months Powys council have spent thousands on making a walking area  from the Bus station  to the rail station. ok” it looks very nice and people can see where thier money has been spent. but was it practical  and was it needed? if we are going to have a new  much needed bypass.

Newtown, Powys, bypass plans to be unveiled

Plans for a bypass in Newtown, Powys, will be unveiled to the public this summer following a campaign spanning more than half a century.

Read more: http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2010/08/05/newtown-powys-bypass-plans-to-be-unveiled/#ixzz1eMBilFFz

a blockage ouside the library where passing vehicles can give the pedestrians a good soaking. and I with a question   what was the point of wasting  our money on things that do not work, all i see are places to get a good soaking. and if I want that I have a shower.

oil patches near the kerb.

Even the entrance to Ladywell precict has a few puddles that can be walked through

Bear lanes precinct here we are warned that the floor is wet even though there are no puddles or passing vehicles to splash water on us, the reason for these cones is! the council are afraid of being sued by anybody slipping on this surface in a public place, so I wonder if I can claim for new clothes that have been soiled by passing vehicles with dirty water caused by public spending on unwanted and not needed footpath drains that clearly do not work.

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