On Thursday 17 May, Shropshire Council will discuss a cross-party motion to get pavements cleared during snow events. The idea is to use volunteer snow wardens and increase collaboration between Shropshire Council and town councils.
Councillors from across the political spectrum believe that more to be done by involving the whole community in clearing pavements. They are proposing that Shropshire Council investigates a snow warden scheme. It should also draw up a protocol for its highways team to work in collaboration with town councils across the county.
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Updated at 14.30pm. I’ll be back in the morning with an update on the trains.
We had a couple of inches of extra snow in Ludlow overnight. Many side roads are still snowed up.
Main roads are looking good for careful drivers. Many side roads need to wait for the thaw which has begun.
Below are the updates on buses, trains and services in Ludlow.
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Updated 9.00am. Live updates for Saturday are now here.
It looks like there will be no trains through Ludlow today (Saturday). You can expect the same on Sunday. On Monday, trains are expected to be “highly impacted” first thing in the morning. Other than a few bus services last Wednesday, there have been no replacement buses and none are yet announced for today.
Arriva Trains Wales has announced at 8.45am the routes it is running today. The list doesn’t include trains through Ludlow on the Manchester to Cardiff line.
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It was a day off for many in Ludlow and Shropshire. All schools in our town were closed, along with a few shops. The market began a five day shutdown. Many people were forced to begin a long weekend.
Train spotters had a dismal day. Not a train in sight. But Minsterley kept a basic town bus service running. Thanks guys!
But, hey! It was a day for the kids. A great day for the kids.
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Live updates for Saturday
There is a yellow weather warning in place until 9am Saturday. The advice is don’t travel unless it is essential. Below is the latest information on trains, buses, health services, schools and shopping. I’ll update this blog as information comes in.
(Updated at 14:05pm Friday.)
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