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How we identify and treat potholes on Shropshire’s roads


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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