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Decisions made by South planning committee on 30 July 2019

13/08/2019
A row of houses

The following decisions were made by Shropshire Council’s South planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Tuesday 30 July 2019.…

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First World War Shropshire walks book on sale now

13/08/2019
An image of the front cover of the First World War Shropshire war walks book that was produced by Shropshire Council.

Shropshire Archives has published a book bringing together descriptions of 16 walks across the county, all relating to World War One stories,…

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Treasure declared by Shropshire Coroner

12/08/2019
An image of the silver medieval brooch found in Shropshire. It has been declared as treasure.

Mr. Ellery, HM Senior Coroner for Shropshire, Telford and the Wrekin, held two Treasure inquests today investigating the circumstances of two recently…

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Severn Valley Country Park recognised as one of the UK’s best green spaces

12/08/2019
An image of the River Severn sat in the lush Severn Valley running through Severn Valley Country Park. The Park is going to be receiving a children's play area as part of the Unlocking the Severn project.

Severn Valley Country Park in Shropshire has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in…

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Shrewsbury Castle Dig Diary: Day Nine – Military Arrowhead found!

01/08/2019

Day nine of the dig at Shrewsbury Castle proved one of the wettest yet, but the weather didn’t stop the team from…

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Shrewsbury Castle Dig Diary: Day Eight

01/08/2019
An image of an aerial view of the excavation trench at Shrewsbury Castle.

Day eight of the dig at Shrewsbury Castle and the rain left us. We had an incredibly sunny day with more volunteers…

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Volunteers wanted to help treasure local memories

01/08/2019
An image in black and white of two men working in the old millstone quarry in the Severn Valley. The Severn Valley Lives in the Landscape project is looking for volunteers to help preserve memories like these.

Severn Valley Country Park are looking for  volunteers to help capture the memories of local people that can be treasured and accessible…

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Decisions made by North planning committee on 23 July 2019

30/07/2019
A row of houses

The following decisions were made by Shropshire Council’s North planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Tuesday 23 July 2019. Proposed…

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Shrewsbury Castle Dig Diary: Day Six

29/07/2019
An image of volunteers on the Shrewsbury Castle excavation in and around the trench on a wet Saturday.

After five days of blistering sun when the rain came it was torrential. All the diggers were quite quickly soaked but still…

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Shrewsbury Castle Dig Diary: Day Five

29/07/2019
An image of the Shrewsbury Castle dig team discussing layers in part of the trench, trying to understand the relationships between different elements of the archaeology.

Day five at Shrewsbury Castle began by resolving the deeper trench surrounding the 1920’s water pipe. As we know that what surrounded…

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