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  • Article: Apr 4, 2020

    Dear All,

    In these challenging times I have been heartened by the may our communities have been pulling together to support the vulnerable amongst us.

    I have/ will be working with a team of coordinators and volunteers from throughout the area over the next few weeks and months as the crisis moves forward.

  • Article: Apr 1, 2020

    Dear All

    I received this today from Shropshire Council:

    "Shropshire Council's waste and recycling and contractor Veolia has so far been able to maintain all its household collection services for garden waste, recycling and general rubbish. However, an increasing number of Veolia staff are having to self-isolate and it is therefore likely that there may be some disruption to the collection services in the near future.

  • Article: Apr 1, 2020

    Leisure in Adversity


    You will not be surprised to know that, while Shropshire Council has taken back management of SpArC as from April 1, it is closed and will remain so for the foreseeable future due to Coronavirus. The council itself is under huge pressure to manage the current pandemic. The slight silver lining is that we have Pete Banford and Mathew Mead again to offer community support in South Shropshire.

  • Article: Mar 31, 2020


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