Powys County Council reveals changes to services ahead of Queen's funeral

Powys County Council has announced a number of service changes following the announcement of a bank holiday for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral on Monday.

Powys County Council's County Hall
Powys County Council's County Hall

There will be no planned waste or recycling collections on Monday.

Waste and recycling collections will all move on a day, with the crews working on Saturday, September 24, to complete the week's rounds. All household waste and recycling centres will also be closed on Monday.

To confirm changes to your collection day or in the event of a missed collection, visit en.powys.gov.uk/binday

The council’s public buildings including libraries, public reception points at The Gwalia Llandrindod Wells, Y Lanfa in Welshpool and Y Gaer in Brecon will be closed.

Schools in Powys will be closed and will reopen the following day while leisure centres will be closed.

The council’s books of condolence are available in Brecon, Llandrindod Wells and Newtown.

The buildings will close on Monday but will reopen for one final day on Tuesday for residents to pay their respects. The Council will provide out of hours service for emergencies as normal on Monday. For details visit en.powys.gov.uk/article/810/Out-of-hours-contacts

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