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Road improvements for Shropshire Welsh border hinted at in parliament

The A5/A483 Oswestry bypass

The Prime Minister replying to a question in the House of Commons from Clwyd South MP, Simon Baynes, said a scheme to improve the two trunk roads would be looked at among others.

The A483, which cuts through the villages of Llanymynech and Pant, where residents have campaigned for a bypass for four decades, joins the A5 at Oswestry with the Oswestry bypass and Chirk bypass major traffic bottlenecks particularly at rush hour and in peak holiday travel times.

There have also been calls to dual the A5 between Shrewsbury and the Welsh border.

Sir Peter Hendy CBE, who ran London’s transport network during the Olympics, will work closely with the devolved administrations, including the Welsh Assembly, looking road, rail, air and sea links, and how they could be improved to fuel the UK’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

He is expected to publish his final

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US contractors are dropping heaps of taxpayer-funded border wall in Mexico where it’s being sold as scrap metal

  • Contractors based in the United States are replacing old barriers along the Arizona-Mexico border.
  • Witnesses told local news that as constructing crews are tearing pieces of the old wall down, they’re leaving the scrap pieces on the Mexico side of the border.
  • Mexican scrap metal collectors are profiting off the pieces of the wall, which was funded by taxpayers.

Contractors who are replacing the border wall in Arizona are dumping leftover debris in Mexico, where scrap metal dealers are profiting off the pieces, witnesses told local television stations KOB4 and CBS 5.

The witnesses — an ecologist who works in the desert region in Southern Arizona and people selling the metal online — told CBS 5 that the contractors are essentially giving away the old wall.

“There were DHS and Army Corps of Engineers officials, standing there watching their contractors with a bulldozer and front-end loaders push the scrap metal

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Timeless contemporary design in West Albury | The Border Mail

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House of the week BED 4 | BATH 2 | CAR 2 Designed by highly-regarded Melbourne architect Nicholas Day, this timeless contemporary design provides stunning views from an unusually rich and complex arrangement of spaces. The two storey home, designed over four levels, features formal lounge room with bar, gas log fire and stunning views across the river precinct and beyond. This view is only surpassed by the aspect from the expansive terrace which is directly accessed from the formal lounge. Informal living plus separate dining and well-appointed kitchen with walk-in pantry, granite bench tops and glass ceiling make up the main central level of the home. From here there is direct access to the covered outdoor entertaining with relaxing aspect and bushland backdrop. The top level includes the study with terrace access and the main bedroom suite with built-in robes and stylish ensuite featuring curved shower, additional

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