Day: 27 June 2014

A date for your diary. Community Connect, which is fronting proposals for an out-of-town supermarket at Rocks Green, Ludlow, is holding a drop-in session and exhibition on 4 July and 5 July at the Rockspring Community Centre. Here’s the letter they have sent to town residents: 18th June 2014 Re – proposed new supermarket and petrol station at Rocks Green, Ludlow Our client, Blackfriars Developments Ltd, is working on a planning proposal that would see a new supermarket and petrol station developed on land commonly called Dun Cow at Rocks Green, Ludlow off the A49. The store would create in the region of 250 new local jobs, increase choice and competition for local people and strengthen Ludlow’s role as a retail destination. We believe that there are significant benefits to the local economy as a result of this proposal. Before a planning application is submitted to Shropshire Council we want to discuss the proposal with local stakeholders and the community. To that end. we are holding a pre-submission planning consultation to set out the plans and answer your questions. The consultation takes place: Where?: Rockspring Community Centre (Main Hall), Sandford Road, Ludlow, SY8 1SX. When?: Friday 4th July from 10.00am…

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The Environment Agency has given a waste company extra time to clear a waste pile in Ludlow but warns of smells over the next couple of weeks. Ludlow Skip Hire inherited a huge pile of waste when it purchased the site earlier in the year.  As the weather got hotter up, the rubbish pile began to stink. People were also getting worried about the fire risk. Councillor Vivienne Parry and myself asked Shropshire Council to contact the Environment Agency to get the problem dealt with. The agency gave the skip hire company five weeks to clear several hundred tonnes of waste on the site, which is only licenced for storing 66 tonnes of waste. The company hasn’t quite made the deadline. It has moved around 500 tonnes of waste wood, soil, and mixed waste. But there is a lot of mixed waste, including domestic waste, remaining. The Environment Agency has now given the company a two week extension to get the waste down to permitted levels. Waste pile 22 June 2014 The problem is that some of this waste has been around for a long time and it stinks. I am sorry for the residents of Temeside and of St…

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