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August 6, 2020 admin

The next Town Council meeting is on Tuesday 11th August 2020 at 7.00 p.m.via Zoom Remote Meeting Facility. The Public are entitled to attend. A quarter of an hour at the start of the meeting is for questions and statements from the Public. Preference is given to topics that are Agenda Items. However, members of…

July 17, 2020 admin 1 comment

PRESS RELEASE 16.7.20 Vandalised Play Areas were Due to Open On Monday July 13th, the very first night after we had put in place recommended safeguards our Play Areas at Richard Robinson Field on Churchill Road, were vandalised. Requests from Parents In response to requests from parents, Church Stretton Town Council decided to implement the…

July 6, 2020 admin No comments exist

On Friday 10th July We are planning to re-open play areas on Friday 10th July 2020 following the most recent covid-19 Government Guidelines. We know how keen your children are to use the play areas again. Managing the Re-opening The government has just released its latest instructions on how we should manage the re-opening so…

June 26, 2020 admin 3 comments

Shropshire Council are introducing a ‘prohibition of parking’ on Shrewsbury Road and Churchill Road. Notices are being issued by Shropshire Council to residents on Shrewsbury Road and Churchill Road, Church Stretton. This action follows concerns about the recent upsurge in on-street parking by visitors to Carding Mill Valley and the public safety issues it causes. Immediate…

June 20, 2020 admin 1 comment

Thank you Thank you for your responses to the Housing Needs Questionnaire earlier this year. 964 of you responded. This is an excellent 40% response rate providing us with powerful evidence to support discussions with Shropshire Council who make the final housing decisions. Results bring Clear Ideas Designed to help us to assess the housing…

June 19, 2020 admin 3 comments

CARDINGMILL VALLEY – UNITED ACTION FOR STAYCATIONING SUMMER SHROPSHIRE COUNCIL & CHURCH STRETTON TOWN COUNCILPRESS RELEASE 18.6.20 Doubling Visitor Numbers The easing of the lock-down and the pent-up social demand has seen an unprecedented doubling of the numbers of visitors to Carding Mill Valley in recent weeks, following unsolicited promotion by national media. The proximity…

June 12, 2020 admin 8 comments

CHURCH STRETTON TOWN COUNCIL & CHURCH STRETTON & DISTRICT CHAMBER OF TRADE Challenge of Narrow Pavements Shropshire Council has been working closely, and at speed, both with Church Stretton Town Council and the local Chamber of Trade to devise temporary ways of making social distancing possible around the town centre, with a view to having…

May 31, 2020 admin 5 comments

MAYORAL STATEMENT After the chaos in Church Stretton on Bank Holiday Monday, when residential streets were blocked to emergency vehicles, I consulted with my Town Councillor colleagues and this weekend implemented the option most favoured by them, should it prove necessary. Extra Patrols and Parking enforcement In four days, I brought together the combined efforts…

May 30, 2020 admin 5 comments

EXCEPTIONAL MEASURES THIS WEEKEND After the exceptional circumstances of last weekend, which saw visitors’ cars parked on pavements, driveways and verges, with total disregard for local residents, the following arrangements have been put in place to counter such irresponsibility in the coming weekend. Increase Patrols The local police have agreed to increase their patrols in…