For an experimental six-month period commencing January 2020, the Police, and the Town Council will hold a monthly Community Advice Surgery on the first Tuesday of every month in the Community Room at the Mayfair Health & Wellbeing Centre on Easthope Road.
A local Police Officer, a Shropshire Councillor and a Town Councillor will give a brief update on current issues and listen to issues being raised by constituents, either in open forum or in separate confidential meetings.
The first Meeting
Services provided by the Church Stretton Town Council:
At the first Community Advice Surgery in January 2020, residents asked to know more clearly which are the services provided by the Town Council and those provided by Shropshire Council:
The Town Council owns and manages the following:
Town Square, Rectory Wood & Field, Coppice Leasowes Nature Reserve, Church Stretton and All Stretton War Memorial grounds, Greenhills and Cunnery Road Cemeteries, Greenhills Allotments and the adjoining field called Station Patch, All Stretton Play Area, Hazler Road and Watling St. South triangles and various verges.
Buildings owned and managed by the Town Council:
Town Council Office, 60 High Street, Russells Meadow Pavilion, Toilets in Easthope Road and Lutwyche Road, All Stretton Bus Shelter.
The car park at the Russells Meadow entrance but not the Easthope Road and Crossways car parks.
Town Councillors are also the sole Trustees of:
The Silvester Horne Institute Charity (Institute and Cottage), Sandford Ave. Park Charity; Richard Robinson Field Charity.
The Council is responsible for the majority of streetlights in the Town, others are owned by Shropshire Council or Highways England on A49 – the Town Council can advise on ownership.
In order to respond most efficiently to any concerns or issues, residents are encouraged to report issues here: Something to Report.
Alternatively, you can call in to the Town Council office at 60, High St. or phone 722113. The office opening hours are 10.00- 1.00 and 2.00 – 4.00.