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Below you will find my top 5 latest news stories relating to the Liberal Democrats, Shropshire, West Felton Parish Council and Whittington Division

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Pradoe Footpath: sorted

I am pleased to report that the issues have now been resolved and I am grateful to the landowners for their help. Pradoe Footpath: sorted 🙂 Last week I blogged about a resident’s complaint about access problems – overgrown footpaths and a stile that wasn’t suitable for people with access/mobility issues. I raised the issues… Read More »Pradoe Footpath: sorted

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Footpath waymaker swamped by brambles

Pradoe Footpath – making sure rights of way are safe & accessible

I received a complaint from a resident about accessing the footpath from West Felton to Pradoe Church. Dear DavidI have just completed another walk this afternoon across the Pradoe Farm and am saddened to report that the pathway is totally overgrown from the West Felton end. It was like this for 2019, 2018….  The grass,… Read More »Pradoe Footpath – making sure rights of way are safe & accessible

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Whittington Castle Appeal

Whittington Castle appeal still needs your support

It may have escaped your notice but one of our local heritage attractions is in financial difficulty, as are many businesses during the pandemic. Whittington Castle is an important historical monument and tourist attraction for our area. Dating back to least 1138. It has been part of the landscape of Whittington and Shropshire for 900… Read More »Whittington Castle appeal still needs your support

Do we want to see empty shops again & dead town centres?

Restarting Car Park Charges too soon

Yesterday Shropshire Council announced that they were restarting car park charges for the 1st of June. Restarting car park charges too soon is crackers. Shops won’t be opening until the 15th of June. Town centres don’t need any barriers to trade. They will be desperate for suitably distant footfall. Shropshire Council will be placing barriers… Read More »Restarting Car Park Charges too soon

Public Accounts Committee Press Release

I issued a Press Release ahead of the Public Accounts Committee inquiry into local councils buying commercial property that starts on Monday. The Shropshire Star has used some of it here: https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/business/2020/05/08/council-questioned-over-shopping-centres/ My Press Release in Full: Public Accounts Committee inquiry into council commercial spending 07 May 2020Embargo: none Commenting on the news that The… Read More »Public Accounts Committee Press Release

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