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    Article: Jul 4, 2020

    Liberal Democrat Councillors in South West Shropshire, Ruth Houghton, Heather and Nigel Hartin, have started an initiative to help boost local businesses as they try to recover from the impact of the lockdown.

    Ruth Houghton said: " It has been a very fraught time for most of our small businesses. COVID-19 has struck our economy hard locally as well as nationally. As we come out of lockdown most face a tough few months as they try to get back on their feet.".

  • Article: Jul 1, 2020

    Dear All

    He is a reminder of the dates and the variations that could happen. I have reported the top dressing of the potholes! That is simply unacceptable. I have asked that this is urgently put right.

    Road Closure: A488 (the Main Road) Gravels Bank to Hopesgate

    Start Date: 22nd June 2020 - 22nd July 2020

  • Article: Jun 29, 2020

    Online risk assessment training for Shropshire businesses that are reopening
    Support is available to Shropshire businesses who need guidance when producing their mandatory COVID-19 risk assessment ahead of more reopening from Saturday 4 July 2020.
    Under the guidance issued by the Government, those businesses planning to reopen from Saturday 4 July 2020 must produce a COVID-19 risk assessment to ensure they can openly safely.
    To help businesses in Shropshire who are worried about producing a risk assessment or maybe don't know how to complete one, Shropshire Council has negotiated a 10% discount for local businesses to use against a low-cost, online COVID-19 risk assessment course.
    The course is aimed at businesses, proprietors, managers, those with health and safety responsibilities and those helping businesses to comply.
    The course lasts around an hour and can be completed at the learner's own pace. The advertised cost of this training is £25 (+VAT) but use the code SHROPSHIRE10 in the promotional field in the third section of the booking form to take advantage of this offer (nb the code is case sensitive). A CPD certificate will be awarded on completion.
    If you are interested, you can book via RHE Global's dedicated training website by following this link. For more information or assistance please contact training@rheglobal.com or call 01239 711793.

  • Article: Jun 29, 2020


    NOW: Our local schools have been trying, under very difficult circumstances, to provide some form of safe educational experience for our children during this period. Circumstances vary between schools as space and resources allow.

    Please remember that no parent will be fined during this lockdown period if their child does not attend school.

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    Article: Jun 29, 2020