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Category: Blog

49 Blog posts found.

Vlog: Nic talks about his support for the Shrewsbury BID

05/07/2018

Yesterday (Wednesday 4 July 2018), Shropshire Council’s Cabinet approved Shrewsbury Business Improvement District's (BID) renewal process.

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Blog: World Social Work Day – a social worker’s story

20/03/2018
Tanya Miles, Shropshire Council's head of adult social care

In recognition of World Social Work Day we are sharing stories from our social work teams. In this blog Tanya Miles, head…

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Blog: Keep calm and carry on caring

15/12/2017

One of our adult social care managers, Ann Ashley from START, stops for a brief moment to reflect on the past week:-…

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Blog: In the Hands of Boys – Close the curtains for me

31/10/2017
An image of a painting of Wilfred Owen produced by artist Anthony Brown. Wilfred Owen's poems form part of the In the Hands of Boys project.

‘Close the curtains for me’ by Jean Atkin It’s Tuesday, so it must be Cheswardine Primary, and my second day with Shropshire…

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How we inspect and maintain Shropshire’s traffic lights and signals

08/03/2017

In Shropshire, as elsewhere, the volume of traffic continues to grow and it has become increasingly important to provide a safe environment…

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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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