From Lancashire to Shropshire (via a very convenient marriage!!)

An interesting talk by David Potter on Limestone workings in Lilleshall and Lancashire. Come and enjoy the connections between people and places.

Non Members £4, Members Free at Newport Cricket Club 7.30 pm on 26th March 2024

Bar and free parking

“NEWPORT REALLY MATTERS “

Jo Reay:

Town Clerk of Newport Town Council will talk about the last 18 months in post and potential plans for the following 12 months.

Topics will include –

the residents survey

the development of a strategic plan

the library crisis and NTC plans to save it

car parking

and other topical issues

Non Members £4, Members Free at Newport Cricket Club

7.30 pm on 27th February 2024

“The Visitor Economy – aka Tourism!” for Newport and its villages.

A talk and discussion with Katie Foster on

The Visitor Economy – aka Tourism!”

for Newport and its villages.

How we can grow it together and thrive?

Tuesday 30th January 2024, at 7.30 pm in the Pavilion

at Newport Cricket Club, Audley Avenue TF10 7DP.

The bar will be open and car parking is available.

Members free entry. Non – members entry £4.

Historic Newport hotel that fell into disrepair is set to be bought up by council.

Details in the link below. Cut and paste into your search engine :-

 

https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-hubs/telford/newport/2023/12/15/historic-newport-hotel-that-fell-into-disrepair-is-set-to-be-bought-up-by-council/

Parishes in the Borough community governance reviews.

Details in the link below please  cut and paste to your search engine. Deadline to submit comments ends on Monday 18 December 2023 :-

https://www.telford.gov.uk/info/20107/elections/634/parishes_in_the_borough_community_governance_reviews?fbclid=IwAR28Uz-pEcLfhm34Gp-1G6TM-4LiNyIJLiJNc22EIqGPMY88yeEuKu8caDA

Extended Local Plan consultation.

Extended Local Plan consultation -Message from T&WC.

Due to overwhelming demand and a commitment to inclusivity, we have extended the consultation period for the Telford and Wrekin draft Local Plan by an additional two-and-a-half weeks. The new closing date is now Wednesday 31 January 2024.

Your expertise and perspective are crucial in developing a comprehensive plan that truly reflects the needs and aspirations of our community.

We encourage you to take advantage of this extended timeframe to review the draft plan and share your valuable insights.

Drop-in event in Newport will be held this Thursday 30 Nov 2023 | 11am -2pm | The Hub Newport

Telford & Wrekin Council are holding a Local Plan drop-in event THIS Thursday the 30th of November at The Hub Newport. Telford officers will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the Consultation on the draft Local Plan.

YOUR VIEWS MATTER: T&WC want to hear from you on the Telford and Wrekin draft Local Plan

The T&WC Draft Local Plan Consultation– Presentation – Additional Speaker.

Borough Councillor Nigel Dugmore will be joining Borough Councillor Andrew Eade at the Newport Civic Society speaker evening on 28th November 2023.

Cllr Dugmore as a long standing member of the T&WC Planning Committee brings a wealth of experience on planning matters.

Newport Civic Society acting Chairman David Parker said ‘We now have as speakers two of our most experienced borough councillors who will be able to cover not only issues relating to Newport but also to the villages and rural communities who use and rely upon the range of business and retail facilities in Newport. I would urge everyone who is concerned for the future challenges to Newport and its rural hinterland to attend the meeting.’

The talk will be held on Tuesday 28th November 2023,commencing at 7.30 pm in the Pavilion at Newport Cricket Club, Audley Avenue TF10 7DP, where the bar will be open. Car parking is available by the Pavilion.

Annual membership of Newport and District Civic Society  is £12 per individual; £20 per couple. Membership can be taken up at the meeting on 28 November 2023. Entry to members on the night is free. For anyone not wishing to take up the offer of membership entry  to the event is £4.

 

The T&WC Draft Local Plan Consultation– Presentation by Cllr Andrew Eade

The Telford & Wrekin Local Plan  is the Development Plan for the Borough. It is central to delivering plan led growth and is the starting point for assessing planning applications. The existing Local Plan 2011-2031 was adopted in January 2018 and the Council is required to review the plan 5 years after its adoption. The council are now consulting on the draft Local Plan and proposed site allocations. The consultation ends on 12 January 2024.

Cllr Andrew Eade has kindly agreed to highlight some of the major areas of concern within the draft proposals both for businesses operating within Newport and its rural hinterland plus the proposed growth of housing numbers together with some wider concerns on a Local Plan which will run through to 2040 and will affect many areas of life for all who work or live in the borough.

The talk will be held on Tuesday 28th November 2023, commencing at 7.30 pm in the Pavilion at Newport Cricket Club, Audley Avenue TF10 7DP, where the bar will be open (!). Car parking is available by the Pavilion.

Annual membership of Newport and District Civic Society  is £12 per individual; £20 per couple. Membership can be taken up at the meeting on 28 November 2023. Entry to members on the night is free. For anyone not wishing to take up the offer of membership entry to the event is £4.

Newport -How’s the High Street ?

At the invitation of Newport and District Civic Society, Karen Woodcock, Chair of The Newport Chamber of Commerce along with a number of traders will be talking about :-

How they feel about the Car Parking in town – so vital to their survival !
What the impact is of buildings being propped up with scaffolding !

How their businesses are doing ?
And many other matters that are critical to the Town centre’s survival.

The talk will be held on Tuesday 31st October 2023,commencing at 7.30 pm in the Pavilion at Newport Cricket Club, Audley Avenue TF10 7DP, where the bar will be open. Car parking is available by the Pavilion.

Annual membership of Newport and District Civic Society  is £12 per individual; £20 per couple. Membership can be taken up at the meeting on 31 October 2023. Entry to members on the night is free. For anyone not wishing to take up the offer of membership entry  to the event is £4.