Category: Finance and budget

51 Finance and budget posts found.

£2M funding to support vulnerable people and families this winter


Shropshire Council has been allocated just over £2million by the Government as part of a new Household Support Fund to help vulnerable…

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Pride Hill Centre: Gateway Review informs next steps


A report detailing the next stage in the repurposing and redevelopment of the former Pride Hill Shopping Centre in Shrewsbury will be…

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Uncertainties add to budget challenges for council


Uncertainties created by the pandemic and supply chain issues are among some of the challenges that Shropshire Council’s budget faces in the…

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Blog: Direct Payments team working to help people live the life they want


To mark National Co-production Week, our Direct Payments team along with people who receive a Direct Payment (experts by experience) talk about…

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Coronavirus: COVID-19 grants help mask continuing budget pressures


Shropshire Council has ended the latest financial year in budget, recording an underspend on its £575m gross operating budget. The council’s end…

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News from our partners: 97 per cent of households respond to Census 2021

People in a wood - illustrating community work

News from our partners ONS (Office of National Statistics) The response to Census 2021 has exceeded all expectations, with 97 per cent…

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Leader urges PM to level up Shropshire and address social care funding

Leader urges PM to level up Shropshire and address social care funding

Council Leader Peter Nutting is asking Prime Minister Boris Johnson to come and visit Shropshire to see at first hand the impact…

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Proposed council tax increase reduced


Council tax in Shropshire is proposed to rise by 3.99% from April 2021 – a 1% lower increase than the council had…

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A financial strategy which responds to the continuing challenges


Next week’s meeting of Shropshire Council’s Cabinet (Monday 8 February 2021) will discuss the council’s financial plans for 2021/22 through to 2025/26,…

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Coronavirus: £17.5m in grants paid to over 2,400 Shropshire businesses this month alone

infographic showing business grants - £17.5m paid out during January 2021

Shropshire Council has paid £17.5m to 2,412 businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic, since the latest COVID-19 Grant scheme opened on 19…

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