Archive for Month: March 2014

  • Council tax

    Shropshire’s Council Tax will be frozen for 2014/15 – the fifth consecutive year with no increase. The Police & Crime Commissioner and the Fire Authority have both raised their charge by 1.99%. The average increase for Shropshire town and parish councils is 4.86%. I understand that Much Wenlock Town Council’s increase will be much lower…

  • Flooding risk

    The current flooding problems across the country remind us that at times Much Wenlock and its surrounding settlements are subject to flooding. Shropshire Council is offering free property flood surveys.  The surveys will be carried out by an approved independent surveyor.  An assessment will be made of the likely routes of ingress for flood water…

  • Much Wenlock Neighbourhood Plan report by independent examiner

    The ground-breaking Much Wenlock Neighbourhood Plan is described in his report by the independent examiner, Andrew Ashcroft, thus: “The Plan has been prepared in a very professional way. Its design, policies and approach are informative and easy to understand, and it is clear that there has been a high degree of community support and interest.…

  • Superfast broadband in Much Wenlock

    In the last couple of weeks the Connecting Shropshire programme has announced that Much Wenlock will be able to start accessing faster fibre broadband from this summer. This is excellent news for business and for domestic users. Chris Taylor and Philip Dunne MP