Shropshire Council

Shrewsbury Big Town Plan
29 Mar 2018
Last week over fifty organisations came together through a series of workshops to develop the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan.  Project partners Shrewsbury BID, Shrewsbury Town Council and Shropshire Council are working with LDA Design to create a new Masterplan which aims to enhance the county town’s appeal as a place to visit, live, work and invest. Over the coming weeks illustrative maps, 3D models...
15 Feb 2018
A Shrewsbury care provider has won a competitive tender process to provide respite residential care for adults with learning disabilities. Shropshire Council has recently retendered the contract at Barleyfield House in Monkmoor, which has been run by Coverage Care Services for the past 10 years. The five-bed home currently supports 50 families, providing holiday and respite care to adults with a...
08 Feb 2018
Changes to the way a construction levy is implemented in Shropshire could have wide reaching implications for property developers and landowners, a planning specialist has warned.   Solicitor Mark Turner, from FBC Manby Bowdler’s Town and Country Planning team, said anyone creating new residential floorspace, including conversions and new builds, needed to understand the changes Shropshire...
12 Sep 2017
Townspeople and businesses are being invited to help create a visionary plan which will shape the future of Shrewsbury at a special ‘pop-up’ space. Shrewsbury BID, Shropshire Council and Shrewsbury Town Council are jointly leading this Big Town Plan and are now asking the public to share their ideas and comments as the plan is developed.  An informal consultation HQ has opened in a vacant shop...
18 Feb 2016
County Training, part of Shropshire Council is running a series of information and advice events for young people and their parents and carers to promote the benefits of vocational training. Potential apprentices, living in Shropshire, are encouraged to book early for the events, to avoid disappointment. The events will take place beginning 8 March 2016, on the following dates: Tuesday 8 March–...
14 Sep 2015
County Training, part of Shropshire Council is running a series of information and advice events for young people and their parents and carers to promote the benefits of vocational training. Potential apprentices, living in Shropshire, are encouraged to book early for the events, to avoid disappointment. The events will take place from week beginning 5th October 2015, on the following dates:...
Veolia staff handing out leaflets
11 Dec 2014
Staff from our waste contractor Veolia have been handing out leaflets all week to help remind people about the forthcoming changes to waste collections in Shrewsbury and across Shropshire.  The lads from the local Shrewsbury depot Dave Thomas, Mark Redmond and Gary Clarke (pictured above) have been out and about helping to spread the word.  The message is simple - double check your waste...
rapid recycle logo
03 Oct 2014
Working with our site management contractors Veolia – we wanted to try to encourage more re-use at the Councils Household Recycling Centres.  Whilst the vast majority of waste coming through our sites is now recycled or composted, it’s even better environmentally to re-use things where ever possible. Getting items re-used locally also saves on haulage and helps create more local economic benefit...
kerbside box collections
29 Aug 2014
A new campaign is encouraging residents in Shropshire to find ‘one more thing’ that can be recycled. The ‘recycle one more thing’ promotion highlights the wide range of materials that can be recycled in kerbside recycling boxes and at recycling centres around the county.  Residents will soon notice a pictorial guide to kerbside recycling being delivered to homes across the county by our...
Shropshire Council staff car sharing
24 Jul 2014
For many in Shropshire there is no easy alternative to using the car but now there is an easy way to take the sting out of the cost of driving. Shropshire Council in partnership with Telford and Wrekin Council have launched ‘Shropshare’; a new county-wide car share initiative which is free to join and use for individuals and organisations alike. Car sharing is simple – sharing a car with people...
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