I will be asking a question on the state of the town wall at full Council next Thursday 25 September. The procedure is that a written question is submitted and answered in advance of the meeting. I then get to ask a supplementary question. In doing so, I will have the opportunity to comment on […]

What a day and what a night! And what a vote! A turnout of 86%! Politicians, the press, pollsters and pundits will be dissecting and spinning this verdict for weeks to come. But I am hoping it will change attitudes in Westminster forever. Has there ever been a bigger turnout for a non-compulsory democratic election […]

Charlotte Barnes Lib Dem prospective parliamentary candidate for Ludlow 14 September 2014: Charlotte Barnes selected Shropshire Councillor for Bishop’s Castle, Charlotte Barnes has been selected as the Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Ludlow. More on this…

Charlotte Barnes, the Lib Dem Shropshire Councillor for Bishops Castle, was last night selected by an overwhelming majority of local Liberal Democrats to contest the Ludlow seat at next year’s General Election. Speaking after the selection meeting at the Bishop Mascall Centre in Ludlow on Saturday, Charlotte said: It’s a great honour to be selected […]

This post is designed to keep people up-to-date with the progress of the application for an out of town supermarket and filling station at Dun Cow, Rocks Green. It will be updated as the planning application works its way through the system. 9 September 2014: Keep Ludlow Local campaign launched The Shropshire Star reports (12 […]

Shropshire Council today announced that superfast broadband will reach more villages and rural hamlets in Shropshire. That’s very good news, but it’s a partial picture. This is the picture for Bromfield that’s given by the council’s Connecting Shropshire project: This map shows Bromfield parish as having superfast broadband available from spring 2015. That’s not quite […]

MP Philip Dunne’s latest email newsletter is out today. Six articles down you can read his views on the health consultation, Future Fit. The consultation concerns yet another health service reorganisation that will reshape A&E and other services. It gives no guarantee our community hospital in Ludlow will continue. In his newsletter, Mr Dunne says: […]


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