Category: Finance and budget

68 Finance and budget posts found.

Advice and support for those affected by recent floods 

25/02/2022
Bridgnorth flooding - Feb 2022

As the floods start to subside across the county, Shropshire Council are reaching out to residents and businesses to offer advice and…

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Extra £59m to be added to Shropshire Council’s highways budget

24/02/2022

An extra £59m will be added to Shropshire Council’s highways budget in the next four years – after the council’s financial strategy…

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Council leaders call for long term solution to flooding along River Severn

24/02/2022
Bridgnorth flooding - Feb 2022

Shropshire Council and Telford & Wrekin Council are urging George Eustice, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, for emergency…

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Council’s increased support for care providers underlines need for Fair Funding

22/02/2022
an adult social care service user

From April 2022 Shropshire Council will be increasing its payments to companies who provide social care, typically for older people, by six…

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Tree planting promise in exchange for council tax ebilling sign-ups

15/02/2022
ebilling screen portrayal

People in Shropshire can now support tree planting efforts by opting to receive their council tax bills electronically. Shropshire Council is promising…

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Public health grant “insufficient” to tackle Shropshire’s long-term pressures

10/02/2022

Shropshire Council will receive £12.8m from the Government as part of the public health settlement grant for 2022/23.   This puts the…

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£660,000 discretionary business grant scheme opened

07/02/2022

A fresh round of discretionary business grant funding worth almost £700,000 has been launched by Shropshire Council in a bid to support…

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Reminder for people struggling this winter to access finance and welfare support

27/01/2022
5 Ways to Winter Wellness infographic

Those who are eligible for extra support this winter are being reminded that there is still help available. Shropshire Council received over…

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Coronavirus: £1.2 million handed out to support almost 400 businesses

27/01/2022

More than £1.2 million has been been processed and will land in bank accounts in the coming days to almost 400 businesses across Shropshire as…

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Shropshire County Pension Fund to target net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner

19/01/2022

At the Shropshire County Pension Fund (“the Fund”) Committee meeting on Monday 17 January 2022, Pensions Committee members agreed that the Fund…

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