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    Article: Jan 2, 2018

    Dear All

    I have had several people have asked me to get their grit bins refilled. They are being filled this week and the beginning of next. If you find your bin has been missed, please let me know.

    We may yet get more snow and ice!

    Heather

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    Article: Dec 16, 2017

    Just a brief note this month to wish everyone a happy Christmas and a prosperous new year.

    Our communities face some tough challenges over the next year as cutback continue to impact on services, schools and roads. If planning does not improve we will steadily have less and less housing available for our young families and less housing for people to down size into.

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    Article: Dec 10, 2017
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    Article: Dec 9, 2017
  • Article: Dec 3, 2017

    Shropshire Councillor Heather Kidd has made a radical bid to alter the way Shropshire Council delivery affordable homes in the County

    Heather Kidd Shropshire Councillor for Chirbury and Worthen, said: "There is a crying need across Shropshire for homes which are affordable for our young people to buy or rent. Shropshire has failed miserably to deliver these since 2012."

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    Article: Nov 22, 2017

    CHANCELLORS HOUSING MEASURES FAIL TO DELIVER FOR RURAL SHROPSHIRE

    Shropshire Affordable housing Campaigner Cllr Heather Kidd has condemned the Chancellor's housing measures as 'woefully inadequate' and 'urban-centric', doing next to nothing for rural areas like Shropshire.

    Heather Kidd Shropshire Councillor for Chirbury and Worthen, said: "The Chancellor has very little grip on housing policy and none on the desperate need for affordable housing to buy and rent in rural areas like ours.

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    Article: Nov 19, 2017
  • Article: Nov 19, 2017

    WORTHEN WITH SHELVE PARISH COUNCIL AND HEATHER KIDD

    AT WORTHEN VILLAGE HALL

    MONDAY 27th NOVEMBER 2017

    7PM UNTIL 8PM

    To give all local residents the opportunity to hear about the proposal by Shropshire Council to change the development designation of Worthen from a Community Cluster to a Community Hub in the 'Preferred Scale and Distribution of Development' Consultation

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    Article: Nov 15, 2017
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    Article: Nov 13, 2017

    Rural Shropshire has struggled against the odds to maintain its small market towns and villages. South west Shropshire in particular has a plethora of scattered villages and hamlets who have worked hard to keep pubs, shops and village schools alive.

    Government policy and local planning policy supported housing being built which was both affordable to buy and to rent. Traditionally smaller housing was built, semi-detached 2 or 3 bed properties, terraces too. How often do we see that now?