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  • Much Wenlock Neighbourhood Plan – examiner seeks clarification

    The independent examiner is seeking clarification from the Town Council on a series of issues in the Plan that were not considered at the October hearing. Until this is resolved the examiner cannot complete his report. This means that the referendum on the Plan will be delayed until the New Year.

  • Parking in Much Wenlock

    Many Much Wenlock businesses will be relying on the Christmas trade in order to thrive. They are working hard to make a success of the festive season, with many shops opening late on Thursday until Christmas. Remember that you can ‘Pop and Shop’ by parking free for a maximum of fifteen minutes in the car…

  • Here to help you

    My first advice surgery of 2014 will be at Much Wenlock museum on Saturday 25th January from 10:30am until midday. I hope to be accompanied by a Town Councillor and a Police representative. Experience at the four surgeries I’ve held so far shows that we can address many local concerns more effectively in this way…

  • Much Wenlock Neighbourhood Plan examination

    The independent examiner held a hearing into the Neighbourhood Plan at Priory Hall on 17th October. He asked questions of representatives of the Town Council, Shropshire Council and Wenlock Estates/Persimmon Homes. An audience of up to forty residents listened intently and the general opinion was that the hearing was conducted in a very even-handed manner.…

  • Road works

    A cause of considerable concern to local residents is the infrastructure supporting our communities. Drainage, energy, communications and roads are high priorities. The past few months have seen much disruption on the roads. In some cases it has been necessary to repair the surface. In other cases, underground repairs are required. Bourton Road in Much…

  • Much Wenlock Neighbourhood Plan hearing date announced

    The independent examiner will be holding a hearing into the Neighbourhood Plan on 17th October. This will be held in public, consistent with the open nature of this whole process. It is not a “public meeting” – the examiner has invited the participants – but it is an opportunity for you to see and hear…

  • Policing

    After thirteen years in Much Wenlock, PC Stuart Lippitt is transferring to Bridgnorth. I thank him for his efforts in our community and wish him well for the future.  I have met his replacement Local Police Officer, PC Jane Cowan, and told her about people’s concerns. I am sure that you will see her around…

  • Planning

    For a number of weeks there has been little activity in terms of new planning applications. Now, a number of newly-proposed developments have provoked strong views from local residents. You can see planning applications on-line – the library can help you find the website if you don’t have access to a computer at home. This…