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Almost half of applications were made in Rhondda Cynon Taf, where there are seven requests for road closures. The majority of Welsh councils have not received any requests from residents. By contrast, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding brought over 200 road closure requests across Wales in 2011. The remaining applications for royal wedding street parties are in Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan and Neath Port Talbot. Chris Gittins, founder of community street party advice service The Street Party Site, believes the recent cold weather has put a "huge dampener" on early applications. Mr Gittins thinks there will be "a surge of applications and people planning last minute" this week, but some councils may not be able to respond to this. Wales holds Diamond Jubilee street parties At least six weeks' notice is requested for road closures by local authorities in Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Isle of Anglesey, Blaenau Gwent and Merthyr. But other councils are taking a more lenient approach for the occasion, and may allow locals up to a week before the royal wedding to apply. Claire Corbett, 39, from Pontypridd, is waiting for her application for a street party on her road, Tyfica Crescent, to be approved by Rhondda Cynon Taf council.
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