Category: Town Council

Town Council Announcements, minutes of Council and Committees

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 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…

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 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 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 No comments exist

Church Stretton Town Council Annual Report: April 2019 to March 2020 For probably the first time in its history, the Town Council was forced this year to cancel its Annual Assembly in April, when Council accounts to constituents for its performance over the last year.  By way of compensation, this Report summarises what would have…

April 6, 2020 admin No comments exist

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….