Blogs

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How we identify and treat potholes on Shropshire’s roads

28/02/2017

Shropshire Council has responsibility for the maintenance and repair of the public highway, including potholes. In this blog, and in the video…

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How we protect Shropshire’s roads from flooding

21/02/2017

Drainage systems are a very important feature of the road network. As well as being crucial for the safety of our roads…

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How we inspect and maintain Shropshire’s bridges

14/02/2017

Shropshire Council is responsible for wide range of structures. In this blog, and in the video below, we look at the work…

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How we inspect and maintain Shropshire’s street lights

07/02/2017

There are approximately 6.5 million lighting columns in public ownership in the UK, and of this number Shropshire Council is responsible for…

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How and why we resurface Shropshire’s roads

31/01/2017

Shropshire Council spends around £9 million each year on resurfacing and surface dressing the county’s roads, ranging from unclassified rural roads to…

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How we maintain and grit Shropshire’s roads in winter

24/01/2017

Every year, when the wintry weather arrives, Shropshire Council and Kier – our partners in  the Shropshire Highways alliance – go out to…

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Blog: Why more companies need to hire veterans

06/12/2016

Supported employment service, Enable, is working with Veterans charity, Walking with the Wounded, to help support Veterans with mental health needs into…

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Blog: An easier way to become a postgraduate at University Centre Shrewsbury

21/06/2016

Blog from our partners University Centre Shrewsbury You can apply for a Postgraduate Loan from summer this year From September 2016 many…

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Solar panels installed on roof of Shirehall in Shrewsbury

09/05/2016

More than 490 solar panels have been installed on the roof of Shropshire Council's Shirehall headquarters in Shrewsbury.

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Blog: Dry January: Maria

31/01/2016

During this month, we're issuing people's views and experiences about their Dry January 2016 challenge

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