Category Archives: Blog

How we inspect and maintain Shropshire’s traffic lights and signals

08/03/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

In Shropshire, as elsewhere, the volume of traffic continues to grow and it has become increasingly important to provide a safe environment … Continue reading »

How we identify and treat potholes on Shropshire’s roads

28/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council has responsibility for the maintenance and repair of the public highway, including potholes. In this blog, and in the video … Continue reading »

How we protect Shropshire’s roads from flooding

21/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Drainage systems are a very important feature of the road network. As well as being crucial for the safety of our roads … Continue reading »

How we inspect and maintain Shropshire’s bridges

14/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council is responsible for wide range of structures. In this blog, and in the video below, we look at the work … Continue reading »

How we inspect and maintain Shropshire’s street lights

07/02/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

There are approximately 6.5 million lighting columns in public ownership in the UK, and of this number Shropshire Council is responsible for … Continue reading »

How and why we resurface Shropshire’s roads

31/01/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council spends around £9 million each year on resurfacing and surface dressing the county’s roads, ranging from unclassified rural roads to … Continue reading »

How we maintain and grit Shropshire’s roads in winter

24/01/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Every year, when the wintry weather arrives, Shropshire Council and our partners go out to grit the county’s roads — keeping the … Continue reading »

Blog: Why more companies need to hire veterans

06/12/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Supported employment service, Enable, is working with Veterans charity, Walking with the Wounded, to help support Veterans with mental health needs into … Continue reading »

Blog: An easier way to become a postgraduate at University Centre Shrewsbury

21/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Blog from our partners University Centre Shrewsbury You can apply for a Postgraduate Loan from summer this year From September 2016 many … Continue reading »

Solar panels installed on roof of Shirehall in Shrewsbury

09/05/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

More than 490 solar panels have been installed on the roof of Shropshire Council’s Shirehall headquarters in Shrewsbury. Continue reading »