Category: Community Messages

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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 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 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…

May 26, 2020 admin 8 comments

Despite Warnings Despite warnings from the National Trust in the press and on social media last week, that the “honey-pot” venue of Cardingmill Valley, on the edge of Church Stretton, would be limited to one-third capacity (140 cars), it did not deter visitors in their thousands. That capacity was reached by 10.00am. Abusive Behaviour Some…

May 17, 2020 admin No comments exist

Message from West Mercia Police If you are aware of a breach to the updated Government guidance, we need to know. You can report a breach online at https://bit.ly/3cF623e Social distancing measures are still very much in place and so we remind you that you can only meet with ONE person from another household in a…

May 16, 2020 admin 1 comment

Particular Threat Because Church Stretton has a high number of elderly members, all residents have been acutely aware that the coronavirus poses a particular threat to this community. For that reason, with few exceptions, there has been, up until now, a high level of compliance with the government’s instruction on social distancing. This has contributed…

May 5, 2020 admin 2 comments

This page contains updated information: as of 7th May 2020 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day Friday May 8th– It is right that we remember together those who gave their lives in the last great national emergency. So, residents are encouraged to come to their windows and front doors to observe two minutes…