Alice in Wonderland Christmas Panto

BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT WINNER ASHLEIGH BUTLER & SULLY TO PERFORM AT WHITCHURCH CIVIC CENTRE ALONGSIDE MEN BEHAVING BADLY’S LESLIE ASH & CHILDREN’S TV LEGEND DAVE BENSON PHILLIPS IN ALICE IN WONDERLAND EASTER PANTO, SATURDAY 31ST MARCH 2018.   Can’t wait for Christmas? Anton Benson Productions’ Alice in Wonderland pantomime tours 16 venues across the UK in ...
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Featured Playground – Jubilee Park

Creative Play Creative Play have been installing play areas for more than 25 years and we have built a huge amount of experience in delivering exciting,innovative outdoor learning environments and sport & recreational facilities.  We understand how important your outdoor playground is to the local community. It should be a fun-filled and safe environment for all ag...
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Christmas Wishes

Whitchurch Town Councillors and staff wish a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all residents and visitors. The Town Council offices will close at 2pm on Friday 22nd December and re-open on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. If you would like tickets for the New Years' Eve Party with The Review on Sunday 31st December, you can buy them in advance from Gallery Flowers in Green End...
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Christmas in Whitchurch 2017

Whitchurch’s Christmas Lights Switch-On Day, Saturday 25th November 2017 Christmas Switch-On Day in Whitchurch is packed with a whole host of activities to get you in the festive spirit! Whitchurch Town Centre has an outdoor Christmas Market from 12 noon – 6pm, featuring a children’s mini fairground, Father Christmas in his grotto as well as a special new grotto shed with chi...
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Heritage Open Days 2017

Heritage Open Days 2017 in Whitchurch Friday 8th and Saturday 9th September Masonic Hall & Stained Glass Windows North Shropshire Masonic Rooms, Castile Hill, Whitchurch open from 11am until 4pm St John's Church & Stained Glass Windows  St John's Street, Whitchurch open on Saturday from 10am until 6pm   St Alkmund's Church Parish Registers & Tower To...
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Period for the Exercise of Public Rights

30 June 2017 The Council's accounts have been sent for independent assessment as per current procedures, however, from 30th June anyone wishing to inspect these accounts can make an appointment with the Town Clerk.  Please find further details on the Council noticeboards.  Please note the accounts available to view are subject to external audit. Notice of ap...
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Mayor of Whitchurch

I feel very proud and privileged to have been elected by my fellow councillors to lead Whitchurch Town Council for the next Civic year. I promise I will do my very best to uphold the town’s status and heritage.  I would like to send a very big thanks to my predecessor Councillor Mike McDonald for all he has done for Whitchurch over the past two years, he has worked ext...
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Mayor’s Review – May 2017

I could choose to bore you by rattling off a list of events I have attended throughout the year, but I don’t want to do that … you’ll be pleased to hear! The word council comes from the Latin “consillium” meaning “come together” - and that is how this council have worked throughout the year, together … ‘Together’ also typifies the approach you see time and time again ...
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Annual Town Meeting

The Annual Town Meeting is to be held at the Civic Centre, in the Edward German Room, on Wednesday 3rd May 2017 at 6pm This is a meeting of the Local Government Electors of the Town and is an opportunity for electors to present their views to Council Members. Welcome by the Mayor, Cllr Mike McDonald. Apologies Mayor’s Annual Review To receive the Whitchurch...
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Town Clerk Appointment

Whitchurch Town Council is pleased to announce it has now appointed a new Town Clerk for Whitchurch, Nicola Young. At the Full Town Council meeting held on Thursday 16th March 2017 the Town Council unanimously approved the appointment. Nicola is very familiar to Whitchurch having worked as a Community Enablement Officer at Shropshire Council for five years. Nicola, who lives i...
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ABBA Revival

A strong initiative by a small group of Town Councillors and Council staff is going to bring a series of exciting new events to the town's Civic Centre. Cllr Chris Smith said "The Theatre within the Civic Centre is a wonderful facility for the town. Our aim is to upgrade the facility and bring it back into regular use with shows and events for the benefit of the whole town....
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Apply for Funding – Grants 2018-19

There is potential to secure funding for your organisation from Whitchurch Town Council. In order to qualify for funding your request must: Give benefit to all or some of the inhabitants of Whitchurch, and the size of grant should be commensurate with the benefit delivered. Be submitted using the appropriate Grants Application Form State the amount that your org...
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Food & Drink Festival 2017

Whitchurch Food & Drink Festival is very excited to announce that Bake Off Star Jo Wheatley will be the special guest at the 4th annual festival to be held in Whitchurch, Shropshire from Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st May 2017. Jo will feature at the festival on the Sunday and complete two cookery demonstrations live on stage and judge the festival’s Celebration Cake Compe...
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2017/2018 Precept

The Town Council is pleased to announce that the precept for 2017/2018 was approved at the January Full Council meeting. The Town Council has increased its precept by 1.6% but there is a 0% increase in Council Tax for Band D properties, which is due to the additional properties which have been built in the town. Chairman of Finance Cllr Alan Chesters stated that “Whitchurch Tow...
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Town Clerk Recruitment

  ***** Application Closed *****   WHITCHURCH TOWN COUNCIL Lead a progressive Council serving a historic Town Town Clerk/RFO Salary Scale 39-42 currently, £34,538 – £37,306 Don’t be misled by our traditional job title. Yes, we are looking for a proactive person with considerable administration and organisational skills, however we also need an excel...
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Christmas Lights Switch On

Whitchurch Christmas Lights Switch On ~ Saturday 26th November 2016 On the switch on day there will be an indoor and outdoor Christmas Market from 10am to 6pm in Whitchurch Town Centre, with a variety of gifts, crafts, dance performances, live music and hot food stalls. The town will play host to Father Christmas and There will be children’s fairground rides in the Bullrin...
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Christmas 2016

  Whitchurch’s Christmas lights will be switched on by the citizen of the year – as voted for by the people of Whitchurch – on Saturday 26th November at 5pm. Leading up to the big switch on is Whitchurch’s beloved lantern parade which starts its magical journey from the Market Hall at 4.30pm. There are lots of activities going on in town throughout the switch on eve...
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Revive & Thrive Winner

Whitchurch is a winner in the annual Revive & Thrive Conference From the 29th – 30th September, Acting Town Clerk Zoë Dean and Community Enablement Officer attended the Revive & Thrive annual conference which took place this year in Colchester, Essex. Whitchurch, Shropshire had been selected as one of only thirteen finalists in the Blachere Illumination UK’s Christma...
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Town Clerk

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TOWN CLERK – WHITCHURCH TOWN COUNCIL Whitchurch Town Council has today (12th August 2016) announced that Town Clerk, Stephen Platt, has left its employment with immediate effect. Whitchurch Mayor and Chair of the Council, Councillor Mike McDonald, said: “I would like to thank Stephen for his efforts whilst with Whitchurch Town Coun...
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