Covid-19 Bulletins

Notices, announcements and advice regarding the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic as it refers to Church Stretton area.

They do not replace advice from Government, NHS, Medical and Emergency Services sources.

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New Business Grants

A new £630,000 grant scheme to help small businesses across the Marches which have suffered as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has been launched. For more information see: https://marches-sbrg.co.uk/ for applications and full details and https://newsroom.shropshire.gov.uk/2020/10/small-business-recovery-grant/ for the announcement from Shropshire Council. The Marches Small Business Recovery Grant Worth between £1,000 and £3,000 these …

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Carding Mill Valley on a quieter day with young families enjoying the space

Overflow Parking Update 19th June 2020

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 …

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Visitors Cars blocking residential roads

additional parking 29th May 2020

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 …

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THINK LOCAL – PRESS RELEASE 3.4.20

Think Local Cllr. Bob Welch, Church Stretton Town Mayor stressed: “We want encourage residents, wherever possible, to “Think Local”, using the home delivery services of local traders, ahead of purchasing on-line from further afield. This is particularly important in a small market town, like Church Stretton, so dependent on visitor income, which is now non-existent. …

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Arrangements for Public Protection – 24 March 2020

CHURCH STRETTON TOWN COUNCIL Covid-19 Emergency URGENT NOTICE Following the Prime Minister’s address on March 23rd, the Town Council has made the following decisions, with immediate effect, to comply with his instructions: Council Buildings All Council buildings are closed. This now includes the public toilets on Easthope Road, Lutwyche Road and in the Town Park; Town …

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Town Council and Public Places Opening times

Church Stretton Town Council released the following Notice earlier today. The bulletin explains the arrangements for opening the Town Council Offices and community amenities and  Mayfair.  They are asking for people to contact them if they need support, and also asking for volunteers to help others. Download the Bulletin Here:

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