Archive for Tag: museum

  • Much Wenlock Museum – the future

    On Saturday Ludlow constituency’s MP, Philip Dunne, was in Much Wenlock for one of his frequent advice surgeries. I took the opportunity to discuss with him the future of the museum. Shropshire Council may soon withdraw funding from its museum service as it seeks to set a legal budget for the next year against the background…

  • Devolved services

    I hate this title, but it means services currently being delivered by the principal authority, Shropshire Council, instead being delivered locally – either by the town or parish council or local groups and companies. This is as a direct result of the difficult financial position that afflicts Shropshire Council – and the public sector generally.…

  • Local amenities in Much Wenlock

    Shropshire Council continues to work closely with the county’s town and parish councils to ensure that facilities such as libraries are kept open despite the unprecedented financial pressure on its budget. For example nearby, Broseley Town Council has made good progress on public spaces and the town’s library. Discussions are now opening with Much Wenlock,…