Category Archives: My area

New directory to support health and social care organisations in Shropshire promote their services

20/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Social care and health organisations across Shropshire can now take advantage of a new free directory to help promote their services across the county. Shropshire Choices website has been launched to help Shropshire residents, particularly those who find they need support, … Continue reading »

Partnership awarded funding to put forward plans to boost economy and develop better-integrated public services

20/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Estates Partnership (SEP) has been awarded £50,000 to develop plans which could see a huge boost in Shropshire’s economy, along with better and more efficiently integrated public services. The funding, awarded by the Cabinet Office and the Local Government Association (LGA), forms part of the One Public Estate programme, designed to support and enable local … Continue reading »

Shropshire prepares for Armed Forces Day celebrations

20/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

As Armed Forces Day (25 June) approaches, Shropshire Council are urging residents and businesses alike to join in the celebration of our Armed Forces community. Across Shropshire local organisations and groups have been pledging their support through events and special … Continue reading »

Put an ‘X’ in a box! Make sure you know how to have your say on 23 June

17/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Voters are being reminded to make sure they are ready to take part in the EU Referendum on 23 June. Across the Shropshire Council area: There are 236792 eligible voters 275 polling stations will be open 661 polling station staff … Continue reading »

Connecting Shropshire and housing developer cement superfast broadband deal for Wat’s Meadow, Gobowen

15/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners, Connecting Shropshire and Fletcher Homes (Shropshire) Ltd. More than 100 homes in Gobowen near Oswestry are to benefit from the roll-out of fibre broadband. Connecting Shropshire and Fletcher Homes (Shropshire) Ltd have agreed to co-fund the roll-out … Continue reading »

Shropshire Council meets with town and parish councils to discuss future of delivering community-based services

15/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council met yesterday (Tuesday 14 June) with Town and Parish Councils across the county to hear their views and help resolve concerns around the challenges if they were to take on council services identified at risk in the councils budget. Continue reading »

Applications going to South planning committee on 21 June 2016

14/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The following planning applications will be considered by Shropshire Council’s South planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Tuesday 21 June 2016 at 2pm. The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. To see the full … Continue reading »

Severn Valley Country Park has a fantastic events day on Sunday 26 June

13/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council rangers at Severn Valley Country Park are pleased to announce a day of fantastic events on Sunday 26 June 2016. During the day there will be a guided walk, a guided rock and fossil hunt, and a self-led … Continue reading »

Blog: Life as an inaugural undergraduate at University Centre Shrewsbury – a first-hand account

13/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Blog from our partners University Centre Shrewsbury Holly-Elizabeth Smith (third on right) being presented with her award at the End of Year Ball Ahead of receiving the Best Student-Led Campaign award* at the End of Year Ball, Holly-Elizabeth Smith shared what … Continue reading »

Students and staff at University Centre Shrewsbury celebrate a momentous year

13/06/2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners University Centre Shrewsbury Students at the Great Gatsby-themed ball University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) students and staff celebrated the end of a trailblazing year in 1920s style. A Great Gatsby End of Year Ball and Awards Ceremony … Continue reading »