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26th January 2022

We are currently recruiting Master Composter volunteers across Shropshire, and I wondered if you could help by displaying the attached poster in your council office, or by forwarding it to any community groups in your area that you have links with.

We work with Shropshire Council and Veolia to help promote composting across Shropshire, in order to reduce waste and help the environment. Our volunteers come from all walks of life, and there are many ways in which they can help, from attending community events, visiting local schools, talking to local interest groups or writing composting blogs or social medic tips, to name just a few. We are looking for people who are community minded, interested in composting or keen to find out more (full training provided!) with a few hours to spend every month. Volunteers get free membership to national gardening charity Garden Organic, travel expenses, and access to regular training webinars and socials throughout the year.

If you have local social media pages, it would be really helpful if you could like and share the link on our Facebook page: Shropshire Master Composters | Facebook

If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Thank you in advance for your help in promoting this opportunity.

Rachel Phillips-Street


Project Coordinator for Shropshire & Cumbria Master Composters

Knowledge Transfer Team

Direct tel: 07584 343 846


26th January 2022

Energy price hikes and a rise in the energy price cap mean that households are more at risk of not being able to heat their homes this winter.

As part of the Big Energy Saving Network, I am offering free and impartial advice via a pre-booked telephone or Zoom call to anyone who is looking to save money on their energy bills or who is generally struggling to heat their home.

I can help with:

  • hints and tips on how to save energy in your home, and
  • where you can access support you may be entitled to, such as the Warm Home Discount scheme, Priority Services Register and The Green Homes Grant.

If you are interested in booking a free advice session with me, please fill out this form and I'll be in touch to arrange a convenient time. 

You will also receive a free energy pack with information toolkit to help keep your home warm this winter.

Nickie Long
Care and Share Project Officer / Oil Buying Club Officer

Community Resource

 Mobile:07816 297795

DD: 01743 342167


26th January 2022

Station Drive Surgery, Station Drive, Ludlow SY8 2AB

Age 12+ 1st, 2nd, 3rd doses and boosters

  • Every Tuesday,  5.30pm - 6.30pm

Portcullis Surgery, Portcullis Lane, Ludlow SY8 1GT

12+ 1st, 2nd, 3rd doses and boosters 

  • Every Friday 4pm - 5pm

Clun Fire Station, Woodside View, Clun SY7 8JE (vaccination bus)

12+ 1st, 2nd, 3rd doses and boosters 

  • Wednesday 26 January, 10am - 4pm

Cleobury Mortimer Fire Station, Lower Street Cleobury Mortimer DY14 8AF (vaccination bus)

12+ 1st, 2nd, 3rd doses and boosters 

  • Thursday 27 January, 10am - 4pm
13th October 2021

Shropshire Council is reopening the Community Tree Scheme once again, for planting during the coming season (Autumn / Winter 2021-2022)!

Do you know of groups or individuals who might be interested in entering the scheme? We will only be able to provide trees in multiples of prearranged bundles of 20, rather than offering applicants total freedom of tree species choices and numbers. Successful applicants must be able to collect their trees directly from either of the two places helping us this year – Prees Heath Forest Nursery in the north of the county or John Holliday (formerly Potters Farm Tree Nursery) at Lower Hayton in the south.

Full details of this year’s scheme, how it works and our online application form, can be found at the following webpage: http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/environment/trees-woodlands-and-hedges/shropshire-council-community-tree-scheme-202122/.

Further details with regards to collection will be sent to successful applicants. Applications are processed on a first come first served basis and we will close the scheme when all the available trees are allocated.

So if you know anyone who is interested in planting small areas of woodland or short lengths of hedgerow to enhance the landscape and benefit the wildlife of Shropshire, and would like to receive some free trees to help with that, we look forward to receiving their completed application forms soon!

Alison Hosker

Arboricultural Technician (Amenity Protection). Planning Services – Tree Team, Shropshire Council, PO Box 4826, Shrewsbury, SY1 9LJ

Tel: 01743 254626


e-mail:  tree.scheme@shropshire.gov.uk


26th August 2021

The date for Diddlebury Village Hall’s 2020 and 2021 Annual General Meetings is now

Wednesday 8th September, at 7.30pm at Diddlebury Village Hall.