Category Archives: My area

Shropshire’s public health team and Young Health Champions join up to design new GP leaflet for young people

28/07/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Public health team and Shropshire’s Young Health Champions produce a young people-friendly leaflet about what to expect when visiting any local GP practice. Continue reading »

Team Shrewsbury success rolls on

24/07/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from Team Shrewsbury Team Shrewsbury, a partnership of groups and organisations which aims to make the town an even better place to live, work and visit, is celebrating its most recent success. Inspector Graham Preece from West Mercia Police, … Continue reading »

Blog: University Centre Shrewsbury – from research to action

24/07/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Blog from our partners University Centre Shrewsbury Finding new ways to support people who are out of work The Nigerian proverb “it takes a whole village to raise a child” seems to sum up at least some of the philosophy … Continue reading »

Local residents to receive important voter registration information

23/07/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Households in the Shropshire Council area will soon be receiving a form asking residents to check whether the information that appears on the electoral register for those living at their address is correct, as part of Shropshire Council’s annual voter … Continue reading »

Decisions made by Central planning committee on 16 July 2015

22/07/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The following decisions were made by Shropshire Council’s Central planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Thursday 16 July 2015. Land adjacent to Holcroft Way, Cross Houses, Shrewsbury (15/00539/OUT)Outline application for residential development to include means of access.  Decision:  … Continue reading »

Low awareness of non-lump breast cancer symptoms putting West Midlands over 70s’ health at risk

22/07/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners Public Health England Latest Be Clear on Cancer in the West Midlands campaign urges women over 70 to be aware of breast cancer symptoms Approximately 30% of women diagnosed with breast cancer report a symptom other … Continue reading »

20th anniversary for Shropshire Archives

22/07/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

This month Shropshire Council’s Shropshire Archives is celebrating 20 years at Castle Gates in Shrewsbury. The building, then known as the Shropshire Records and Research Centre, was opened by Councillor George Raxster on 24 July 1995. Since then the service … Continue reading »

Shawbury Library drop-in event next Monday

22/07/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

A drop in event is being held at Shawbury Library on Monday 27 July 2015 from 2pm until 6pm. As part of the redesign of library services, Shropshire Council would like to explore alternative community management arrangements for Shawbury Library. The … Continue reading »

Opportunity to shape the future of the library service in Albrighton

21/07/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council is inviting local residents, community enterprises and private sector organisations to help shape and develop the future of Albrighton Library and Customer Service Point – starting with an open afternoon at the library. The library will be opening … Continue reading »

£146,000 funding sees Women and Broadband project continue

21/07/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

£146,000 has been made available to allow the continued delivery of the Women and Broadband project after Connecting Shropshire, Superfast Staffordshire, and Superfast Telford, successfully bid for funding from Broadband Delivery UK and the Government Equalities Office. Women in Rural … Continue reading »