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February 26, 2021

Rotunda gets heave-ho

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In this bland announcement are no details of the fate of the iconic Rotunda that has held pride of place in Railway Park since 2002.

The Master(s of the Universe)Plan for the town centre has other ideas for this revered cultural landmark. It will be sidelined along the northern boundary next to the public toilets!

That Byron’s Green council allows the Byron Environment Centre, the Rotunda’s caretakers for 17 years, to be displaced in this disrespectful way adds to growing community disquiet about the ethics of the present councillors and the staff that serves them.


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