Archive for Month: August 2018

  • A changing High Street

    Over recent years there have been many comments from local residents yearning for Much Wenlock retail outlets and pubs long since closed.  There are many reasons for their demise including changing shopping habits, external influence and proprietor family circumstances. I am sure that when Wenlock residents stopped doing their “out-of-town” shopping in Wellington or Bridgnorth…

  • Off-street parking – some progress

    The challenges facing Britain’s high streets do not ignore Much Wenlock. On-line shopping and the fast-changing pub/restaurant scene are having an impact on our retailers and hospitality businesses just as much as those elsewhere. I have been campaigning for sensible off-street parking charges in Much Wenlock for many months. For historic reasons, off-street car parking is…