Category Archives: My area

Prosecution serves as a reminder to benefit claimants

September 12, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council’s benefits service is reminding housing benefit and council tax support claimants of their statutory duty to promptly notify the council’s benefits service of changes in circumstances that might affect their entitlement to these benefits. The advice follows a … Continue reading »

Free previews of Shrewsbury Museum’s new art exhibition this Sunday

September 12, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is joining in the national Heritage Open Days celebration by giving visitors a free preview of its new art exhibition this Sunday (14 September), when access to the Museum & Art Gallery will be free … Continue reading »

Applications going to Central planning committee on 18 September 2014

September 12, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The following planning applications will be considered by Shropshire Council’s Central planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Thursday 18 September 2014 at 2pm. The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.  To … Continue reading »

‘BIG Family Event’ at Monkmoor in Shrewsbury on 24 September

September 10, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

A fun-packed, free afternoon providing information, guidance and activities for children and families is happening at Crowmoor Primary School, Monkmoor, Shrewsbury on Wednesday 24 September 2014. The BIG Family Event will be supported by a number of organisations, including the … Continue reading »

Connecting Shropshire announces plans to provide fibre broadband to 13 new exchange areas

September 10, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

New exchange area map outlines programme’s plans up until December 2015 Thirteen more exchange areas will get high-speed fibre broadband before the end of next year as part of the multi-million pound Connecting Shropshire programme. The partnership between Shropshire Council, … Continue reading »

Applications going to South planning committee on 16 September 2014

September 9, 2014 / 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 16 September 2014 at 2pm. The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.  To … Continue reading »

Council leader expresses frustration with EE mobile phone signal in Shropshire

September 9, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The Leader of Shropshire Council is to write to the Chief Executive of mobile phone company EE to express his concerns about the poor signal quality experienced by EE customers in many parts of Shropshire. Councillor Keith Barrow took to … Continue reading »

Bayston Hill LJC meeting to discuss Oaklands-Glebefield development and library

September 8, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Bayston Hill residents are encouraged to come along to the next Local Joint Committee meeting at Bayston Hill Methodist Church on Tuesday 30 September 2014 at 7pm. The meeting will see the launch of the consultation of the Oaklands/Glebefield development brief. … Continue reading »

Decisions made by North planning committee on 26 August 2014

September 8, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The following decisions were made by Shropshire Council’s North planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Tuesday 26 August 2014. Land between Twyford Lane and Holyhead Road, West Felton (14/00734/OUT)  Outline application (access for approval) for residential development.  … Continue reading »

Get composting this autumn

September 5, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

To encourage more people to compost at home this autumn, Shropshire Council is working in partnership with Veolia and getcomposting.com to offer reduced-price compost bins, from just £19.98. Better still, there is currently a special ‘buy one get one half … Continue reading »