Archive for Month: July 2016

  • Much Wenlock A4169 HGV traffic signals

    After extensive consultation in January 2016, the long-awaited HGV interactive traffic signal scheme for the A4169 New Road / Sheinton Street / The Crescent will start in 1st August. The works will include the installation of permanent two-way traffic signals, with selective vehicle detection for HGVs and buses. Two informal crossing points, and signing and lining…

  • Affordable housing

    A planning application for affordable housing – a key aspect of Much Wenlock’s nationally-acclaimed Neighbourhood Development Plan – has now been submitted by Shropshire Housing Group. The Group owns and manages 4,500 homes in Shropshire and Herefordshire. Details of the proposals on land at Callaughton lane, near to Oakfield Park, may be found on Shropshire…

  • Pinefield – 40 High Street, Much Wenlock

      I wrote in August and October about this house. Then it was hoped that sympathetic development of part of the garden might result in sufficient money being generated to put the Grade II listed Pinefield into good order. Unfortunately the proposal was unsatisfactory and there has been no apparent progress since then. Shropshire Council has now served a “Section…

  • Waiting restrictions in Much Wenlock (2)

    The recent consultation about parking restrictions, and loading and Blue Badge bays, attracted several comments. Some were supportive and a number provided constructive comments about how the proposals might be improved. With that in mind, some of the proposals are to be amended and further consultation will take place – probably during August. Look out…

  • Residents’ survey

    Whilst there’s lots going on in the national political arena, I haven’t lost sight of the need to ensure that I’m working for you in Much Wenlock – and other communities in my division – to the best of my ability. I’m therefore distributing a Residents’ Survey to your door over the next week or two and I…