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Fencing repaired at popular play park

Town Councillors will hear that a 'near miss' incident at Maesyrhandir play park has resulted in the external fencing being repaired.

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Town Councillors will hear that a 'near miss' incident at Maesyrhandir play park has resulted in the external fencing being repaired.

At their meeting of the Resources Commitee next week, town councillors will discuss a health and safety incident which was reported on the 16th May 2024.

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A meeting of Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council to be held on 28/05/2024 at 18:30. Click here to join online.

The incident, which occured at Maesyrhandir play park was reported by a member of the public.

The incident is described as:

"During the incident, a very young toddler was observed and reported running unattended across the road towards Ynys Y Plant. It was noted that he managed to breach the fencing a tthe roadside play park, as a section was missing. Fortunantely the toddler narrowly avoided being struck by a passing vehicle."

Following the incident, the issue was escalated and an temporary repair initated by council staff.

According to the report, the Town Council's Operations Manager has also arranged a permanent solution to the issue. The town council staff will also incorporate the perimeter fencing into their weekly safety inspection routine.

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