Day: 13 August 2014

So what’s the future of Coder Road? The biodigester is shut down. The recycling centre is closed. And at the beginning of October, the highways depot shuts when the Ringway team moves to Craven Arms. Shropshire Star 5 August 2014 But, as reported recently in the press, there is hope that this sector of Ludlow could become a “recycling park” or at least something like that. Tonight, Ludlow MP Philip Dunne hosted a meeting at the biodigester. The meeting was organised by Adam Kennerley of Cwm Harry who drew together local councillors and key actors in social enterprises, green businesses and education around Ludlow. The meeting was exactly held under Chatham House rules of confidentiality, but it wasn’t a public meeting and I can’t report it in detail. This was a very constructive meeting. It discussed the potential for the three sites: the biodigester, currently inactive but managed by Cwm Harry; the former recycling centre, also managed by Cwm Harry; and the highways depot. The dissenting opinions came from those unlikely to be directly involved. The divergent views were healthy, looking at different ways of making a scheme work. As the meeting closed, it seemed to me there is every…

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