Category Archives: My area

Health and Well-Being Board push forward opt-out system for organ donation in England

December 18, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire’s Health and Well-Being Board were today (Thursday 18 December 2014) given the green light to lobby the Government to consult with residents in England to determine their views on an opt-out system for organ donation. The recommendations, which were … Continue reading »

University Centre Shrewsbury’s first research seminar held

December 17, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

An insight into the role of universities in boosting entrepreneurship was shared by an academic at University Centre Shrewsbury’s first Research Seminar. Continue reading »

Leisure Services’ Community Activity Fund: applications open January 2015

December 17, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Applications for the new grant scheme, Community Activity Fund, will begin January 2015. The fund has been set up to assist with ideas which are for the sole purpose of benefitting children and/or young people during a school holiday period, … Continue reading »

Residents urged to take part in countywide consultation on drugs and alcohol service

December 17, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

People living in Shropshire are being asked to have their say on proposals to change the way drug and alcohol services are delivered, to better serve those who need them. Continue reading »

Remember to check your bin collection day this Christmas

December 17, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from our partners – Veolia With all the excitement and preparations for Christmas, the last thing you need to think about is when to put your bin out! Veolia have been delivering information reminders to all households across Shropshire and … Continue reading »

Changes to food labelling to make things clearer for consumers

December 17, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council’s public protection service is reminding that changes to food labelling came into effect last weekend. A new EU Commission Directive has brought into force the Food Information to Consumers Regulation (1169/2011EC), which came into force on Saturday 13 December 2014.  This … Continue reading »

Decisions made at Central planning committee on 11 December 2014

December 15, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The following decisions were made by Shropshire Council’s Central planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Thursday 11 December 2014. Proposed closure of New College Road, Shrewsbury, at Wenlock Road, Shrewsbury end. Decision:That the proposed Traffic Regulation Order and … Continue reading »

Making it Real in Shropshire – our story so far: approved by Cabinet

December 15, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council’s new take on its annual Local Account for 2013/14 entitled “Making it Real in Shropshire – our story so far” has been welcomed by Cabinet at their meeting last week (Wednesday 10 December 2014). A review of a … Continue reading »

Shropshire Council recognised with a prestigious award for Armed Forces support

December 15, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council was the recipient of the Ministry of Defence (MOD)’s Silver Employer Recognition Award, given to them by the MOD at a prestigious award ceremony recently held at RAF Cosford. The award was launched in July 2014 to acknowledge … Continue reading »

Boost for tourism in Shropshire as new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery impresses UK and overseas visitors

December 15, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

More visitors are being attracted to Shrewsbury and Shropshire thanks to the opening of the new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery in the former Music Hall, according to new figures released today by Shropshire Council. Latest visitor numbers show that … Continue reading »