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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

Application for 61 extra houses in Whittington

The proposed residential development of Land Off B5009 and Donnett Close, Whittington, has had some negative local reactions, which isn’t a surprise. This application is inline with the emerging local plan that is still being considered by Planning Inspectors. As I have expressed elsewhere, I have reservations about the draft local, particularly around their land… Read More »Application for 61 extra houses in Whittington


Punchbowl: Outline planning application for the erection of up to 5 dwellings

This is a long-expected but ill-conceived application for housing at the rear of the Punchbowl. This is one of the many reasons why I worked to get a conservation area for the village. The planning system hasn’t been kind to the village. Having the Conservation Area helps protect the village from inappropriate development but we… Read More »Punchbowl: Outline planning application for the erection of up to 5 dwellings

David at the Common Brook Pumping station where STW dumped sewage into the Common Brook twice for 17.68 hours in 2022

Rip-off Water Companies Failing Consumers

SEVERN TRENT WATER CEO ‘rewarded with huge 12% bonus’ on top of salary – despite filling waterways with sewage and failing to stop leaks. The total exec remuneration at STW is £5,988,700 in 2021/22. Sewage in Waterways: Locally last year, Severn Trent discharged sewerage into the Common Brook by Whittington in 3 places on 14… Read More »Rip-off Water Companies Failing Consumers

David looking at the flash flooding on the B5009 Holyhead Road

Flash flooding season again David went out to look at the latest flash flooding problems across the Whittington Division during the recent heavy rain. There were issues across the division again, with roads flooded in Hindford, Babbinswood, Boot Street, B5009, North Drive & Twmpath Lane in Park Hall. David is a Chartered Civil Engineering Surveyor.… Read More »

West Felton Parish Council report - St Michael's Church

West Felton Parish Council September meeting

As Chair of West Felton Parish Council here is my report of the September Parish Council meeting for the parish magazine: The Council welcomed John Thornhill to their ranks at the start of the meeting. John had applied to be co-opted. We still have a couple of vacancies to fill. If you are interested, then… Read More »West Felton Parish Council September meeting

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