Seven bungalows proposed for green space at the bottom of Charlton Rise

Last October, Shropshire Housing Group (SHG) felled a healthy sycamore tree on the green space between Sidney Road and Charlton Rise. A second tree was saved after hurried negotiations. Now SHG has submitted plans to cut down the second tree and build seven bungalows on the site.

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Celebrating three years of Ludlow Newsletters

I’m not one for celebrating birthdays. My own would pass me by if it did not pop up on Facebook. But I think it worth recording that my emailed Ludlow Newsletters today are three years old. My best estimate is that they are read by around 1,000 people.

That’s okay for a small town newsletter written by a small town councillor.

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Planning officers seek construction access to Friars Walk development through St Laurence’s School – updated

Last week, I said the two houses proposed on Friars Walk will be almost impossible to build without considerable disruption to the community.

South Planning Committee documents released on Thurday show that Shropshire Council is considering delivering materials to the site and removing waste through St Laurence’s CoE School. If this astonishing idea is adopted, deliveries of materials and removal of waste will need to take place out of school hours, creating considerable disruption to residents of Jockey Field.

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