Plaid Cymru's Shadow Transport Spokesman, Rhun ap Iorwerth says he believes that todays decision is a costly mistake. He believes that there will be a 15 year wait for the project to be delivered when an alternative route could have been completed a decade sooner.
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A man has been stabbed from behind while walking near the fire station at Severn Road in Welshpool.