Category Archives: My area

Advice on petting farm visits

25/03/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council’s public protection team is reminding anyone planning a visit to an open farm this spring that they can take a few simple precautions to ensure they enjoy the experience to the full, and ensure they don’t become ill … Continue reading »

County Training celebrates ‘good’ Ofsted rating

25/03/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

County Training, Shropshire Council’s training provider, has been rated as ‘good’ by Government inspectors – with particular praise for management and staff.

Continue reading »

Sports organisations team up with University Centre Shrewsbury

24/03/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners University Centre Shrewsbury More than 30 sports organisations from across Shropshire and further afield were brought together to discuss opportunities to work with students and staff at University Centre Shrewsbury. Representatives from clubs covering a range … Continue reading »

Primary school vows to improve following inspection

24/03/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Staff and governors at Buildwas Primary School are working with Shropshire Council to address the outcomes of a recent report from a Government inspector. An Ofsted inspector visited the school on 29 and 30 January 2015. He found that the … Continue reading »

Exciting times as Hignett Place nears completion

23/03/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing Excitement is growing as Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing’s largest new build development site is close to completion. Hignett Place, which will consist of 19 new affordable homes, is nearing completion … Continue reading »

Albrighton trader successfully prosecuted for selling alcohol to minors

23/03/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Anwar Mahmood, of Albrighton Post Office and Stores, has pleaded guilty at Telford Magistrates Court to selling alcohol to a person who had not reached the age of 18.  The sale took place in September 2014, and the young person … Continue reading »

Decisions made by South planning committee on 10 March 2015

19/03/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

 The following decisions were made by Shropshire Council’s South planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Tuesday 10 March 2015.   Brian Mear (Bricks) Ltd, former Burway Abattoir, Bromfield Road, Ludlow, SY8 1DN (14/00563/FUL) Demolition of existing buildings on former Burway … Continue reading »

Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing and Shropshire HomePoint working in tandem

19/03/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing Last month, the Oswestry Tenant Working Group invited Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing and Shropshire HomePoint to their meeting to learn more about the ways that social rented homes are allocated … Continue reading »

Good Companions Lunch Club in Ludlow on 14 April

19/03/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council is inviting people who live with dementia and their carers along to its Good Companions Lunch Club on Tuesday 14 April 2015 from 11am to 2pm at Helena Lane in Ludlow. The club, which takes place every second … Continue reading »

Celebrating Easter at Severn Valley Country Park

19/03/2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council rangers at Severn Valley Country Park near Alveley are celebrating Easter in style during the school holidays. There will be ranger-led events each Wednesday and Friday, and throughout the holidays a self-led trail will be available for our younger … Continue reading »