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Janet Helen Phillips of Lydbury North writes to everyone who contributed to Green Party leader Natalie Bennett’s visit to south Shropshire
10:00am Sunday 17th August 2014
10:00am Friday 15th August 2014
IT will be apparent to your readers that there is a considerable degree of disquiet in Ludlow generated by the prospect of a planning application to build a new supermarket and petrol station on the A49.
John Barratt of Ludlow comments on the latest development in the Bromfield Road housing development scheme
12:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014
WITH reference to your report on the latest developments in the Bromfield Road housing development scheme ( Ludlow Advertiser , July 24), we have to hope that the government has more sense than Shropshire Council planning department and firmly kicks out this ludicrous plan.
12:00pm Friday 8th August 2014
6:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014
WF Kerswell from Church Stretton writes to complain about the state of the Church Stretton railway station
6:00am Monday 4th August 2014
10:00am Friday 1st August 2014
Joyce Brand from Ludlow writes with concern over changes to local accident and emergency provision in the area
3:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014
12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014
1:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014
5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014
12:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014
I READ with interest Adrian Kibbler’s report on concerns among local residents regarding the proposed footbridge over the River Corve as part of the Bromfield Meadow housing development. It should perhaps be named ‘the bridge to nowhere’ as it serves no conceivable practical purpose.
2:22pm Thursday 10th July 2014
David Luckhurst of Lydbury North writes to rally support for the installation of wood-fired boilers at the Bishop's Castle Community College
9:00am Friday 4th July 2014
2:09pm Thursday 3rd July 2014
You Write for May 22 - election day test, comment on the French twinning visit and praise for town band
11:57am Thursday 22nd May 2014
10:38am Thursday 15th May 2014
You Write for May 1 - MP's stance criticised, comment on Ludlow College proposal, plea to allow dogs on buses
12:31pm Thursday 1st May 2014
You Write for April 3 - concern over future of Helena Lane Centre, comment on Tenbury Wells Fire Station pump and comment on council tax increase.
11:03am Thursday 3rd April 2014
You Write for March 20 - Open letter to Keith Barrow of Shropshire Council and comment on the possible changes to Tenbury fire station.
12:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014
You Write for March 13 - concern over the possible close of fire stations and questions regarding council expenditure.
12:44pm Thursday 13th March 2014
10:26am Thursday 6th March 2014
You Write for February 27 - concern over proposed changes to Ludlow Youth Centre and comment on dog fouling.
11:33am Thursday 27th February 2014
You Write for February 20 - comments on the closure of De Grey's Cafe and a thank you to local 'hero', the police and the RAC
10:11am Thursday 20th February 2014
You Write for February 13 - concern over recycling centre, MP let us down, further comment on dog fouling and more.
10:42am Thursday 13th February 2014
You Write for February 6 - concern over welfare, praise for the NHS and comment on the closure of De Greys in Ludlow
1:30pm Thursday 6th February 2014
You Write for January 30 - praise for maternity unit, concern over dog fouling and comment on the running of the National Trust.
1:13pm Thursday 30th January 2014
12:03pm Thursday 23rd January 2014
THROUGHOUT the reporting of the dispute between Ludlow Town Council and the town clerk, Veronica Calderbank, many statements have been printed concerning the alleged behaviour of certain town coun - cillors.
11:23am Thursday 16th January 2014
11:08am Thursday 31st October 2013
11:11am Thursday 31st October 2013
10:00am Sunday 20th October 2013
Regarding Adrian Kibbler’s Focus piece (Advertiser Thursday October 3), I make no claim to an infallible memory but feel reasonably confident that school-leaving age in 1963 was not, as written, at the age of 14. The leaving age had risen from 14 to 15 at the end of the 1940s and had then risen again to 16, I believe, in the mid fifties*.
10:00am Saturday 19th October 2013
Bearing in mind that no indication has been given as to when construction of Tenbury’s new Tesco will begin, I wrote to Mr D Rudge, the area planning officer at MDC, and asked what provision is being made for the 60-70 cars that at present park on the site. A month later I still haven’t received a reply so I’ve written again asking him to contact the Advertiser and explain how the council plans to accommodate those cars once the site is closed for construction.
4:00pm Wednesday 16th October 2013
4:00pm Tuesday 15th October 2013
4:00pm Monday 14th October 2013
If we allow the past ten years efforts by groups such as The Ludlow Hospital League of Friends, chaired by Peter Corfield, and others who have given so much time and energy to this essential project our community will only have itself to blame when, in three to five years time we no longer have a hospital in Ludlow at all.
4:00pm Sunday 13th October 2013
4:00pm Saturday 12th October 2013
Julia Bridgewater chief executive, at the board meeting of Shropshire Community NHS Trust, gave an unvarnished and devastating account of why it is not possible to proceed with the proposed health facility on the Ludlow Eco Park. She faced some unwarranted attack from a couple of members of the audience which she ignored with dignity.
4:00pm Tuesday 8th October 2013
4:00pm Sunday 6th October 2013
ON September 20, the Ludlow branch of the RNLI held a collection at the doors of Tesco in Ludlow. The committee and I would be most grateful for a small space in your newspaper to reach as many people to offer our thanks.
4:00pm Friday 4th October 2013
“HAVE a say” in the imminent closure of Coder Road Refuse Facility, Advertiser, September 26, will sadly make little difference to Shropshire Council’s bonfire of community services. It is the inevitable outcome of their current dedication to abandoning any pretence of continuing local government's proud tradition of community service as we once knew it.
4:00pm Tuesday 1st October 2013
7:00am Monday 30th September 2013
Edgar Green from Berkshire writes to highlight fellow service personnel who served in the Korean War
12:00pm Tuesday 17th September 2013
4:00pm Sunday 15th September 2013
Mark Yarnold of the Tenbury Town Band writes that holding performances at the Regal is not impossible for locals
7:00am Saturday 14th September 2013
12:00pm Friday 13th September 2013
12:00pm Wednesday 11th September 2013
12:00pm Tuesday 10th September 2013
4:00pm Sunday 8th September 2013
WE have been told that the possibility of new housing in Tenbury is a ‘disaster with Councillor Penn concerned about the potential addition of 128 homes noting that ‘in Tenbury we just do not have the infrastructure and services to deal with this level of additional development’.