Category: Blog

49 Blog posts found.

Vlog: Nic talks about his support for the Shrewsbury BID


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

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


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

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


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


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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