Committee Meetings from 10th September 2020 to be held virtually

Urgent Notice regarding Council Committees Following advice received on 09/09/20 from SALC and NALC, in view of the latest restrictions and rising number of cases of Coronavirus, their advice is emphatic that face to face Council meetings should not be held and committees are to remain as virtual meetings. It is in everybody’s interest that meetings remain virtual given the c...
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Vacancy for a Councillor

NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2)) VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Two Casual Vacancies have arisen within both the South Ward and the North Ward of Whitchurch, Shropshire. Could you spare several hours a week to help your local community in this unpaid volunteer councillor role? If so, read on… A casual vacancy has ...
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Annual Governance & Accountability Return 2019-2020

1. Date of Announcement:  29th July 2020 2.Each year the smaller authority's Annual governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by Smaller Authorities' Audit Appointments Ltd.  The unaudited AGAR has been published with this notice, please click on the links below:  Provision for the exercise of public r...
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Whitchurch Town Council Grounds Maintenance Contract

Whitchurch Town Council is seeking tender submissions for its grounds maintenance contracts for all open green spaces and play areas the Council has responsibility for. The Council is keen to support conservation as far as possible and we therefore invite ideas from applicants as to how we can cost-effectively integrate conservation techniques into our public open spaces, e.g. ...
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Deputy Mayor, Councillor Terry O’Neill, passed away

It is with great sadness that Whitchurch Town Council report that Deputy Mayor, Councillor Terry O'Neill, passed away at Whitchurch Community Hospital on 24th June 2020. Terry was admitted to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in March 2020 and had recently been moved to Whitchurch Community Hospital. He moved to Whitchurch in 2000 and loved the town at once and really enjoyed meetin...
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Online Survey for the Re-Opening Whitchurch Civic Centre

Online Survey for the Re-Opening Whitchurch Civic Centre The Town Council is organising a phased opening of the Civic Centre from the beginning of July following Government guidance. The purpose of this questionnaire is to ask you, the people of Whitchurch, if you will use the Civic Centre and, if so, what for. If you can spare a couple of minutes please complete the survey...
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Whenever you are out and about, remember to ‘Take 2’ steps away from others

Members of the public are reminded to ‘Take 2’ large steps (two metres) away from others when they are out and about. This is approximately the length of an average bed. The campaign which has been launched by Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) is being used to highlight the distance people need to maintain from each other to respect social d...
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Whitchurch Town Council Press Release

It is still very much business as usual for Whitchurch Town Council. Administration staff have been working very hard remotely to process refunds for those of you who have booked shows with us. We would like to thank you very much for your patience with the backlog of refunds which are still being processed, it is hoped that all tickets and event refunds will be completed by 30...
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Whitchurch Cemetery, Mile Bank

Whitchurch Cemetery, Mile Bank In line with Government guidelines – Coronavirus Act 2020 – following the restrictions on leaving home and public gatherings – the Town Council has put some temporary changes in place to the Bereavement Services that can be offered by Whitchurch Town Council. Currently Whitchurch Cemetery, Mile Bank remains open. Funeral services will continue ...
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Whitchurch Town Council has a vacancy for a councillor within its South Ward

Could you spare several hours a week to help your local community in this unpaid volunteer councillor role? If so, read on… Whitchurch Town Council has been requested, via Shropshire Council, to fill this vacancy, by the co-option of a person eligible for Council membership. That person must be qualified by virtue of being a British or Commonwealth Citizen, citizen of the Re...
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Notice of Conclusion of Audited Annual Governance & Accountability Return ending 31st March 2019

Notice of Conclusion of Audited Annual Governance & Accountability Return ending 31st March 2019 The Council’s accounts have been independently assessed as per current procedures by the External Auditors, PKF Little john.  From 30th September 2019 anyone wishing to inspect the final accounts can make an appointment with the Town Clerk.    Each year the ...
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Unaudited Annual Accounts 2018-2019

The Council’s accounts have been sent for independent assessment as per current procedures, however, from 18th June 2019 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. Each year the small authori...
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Local Development Plan Review – consultation on Friday 11th January 2019

Local Plan Review – site allocations consultation meeting in Whitchurch on Friday 11th January 2019 Related topics: Community / My area / Partner organisations / Planning Shropshire Council’s planning policy team has launched the ‘Preferred Sites’ consultation which runs until Thursday 31 January 2019, and during this time there will be a ...
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Saturday 24th November – Whitchurch Christmas Lights Switch On Day

Christmas pantomime taking place at the Civic Centre in between Christmas and New Year from 26th – 30th December 2018 Tickets start at just £10.00. Click here to book or book direct from the Civic Centre 01948 665761 with no booking fees. From 11am on Saturday 24th November the town will celebrate the start of the Christmas season with an indoor Christmas Market in ...
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Christmas Memories Show Matinee Tour coming to Whitchurch Civic Centre on Wednesday 28th November

At 2pm on Wednesday 28th November, be prepared to be dazzled a wonderful festive show…Making their first appearance here are Neil Sands and his wonderful West End cast with the 2018 production of their hit Christmas show, bringing an unforgettable afternoon of festive nostalgia, taking us all back to a time when Christmas really was the most wonderful time of the year. Be trans...
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Casual Vacancy

Notice under Local Government Act 1972 s87(2): VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR Public notice is hereby given that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the West Ward of Whitchurch Town Council following the resignation on 27th September 2018 of Councillor M Fewster. Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parish and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006...
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Audited Annual Return 2018

Notice of Conclusion of Audited Annual Governance & Accountability Return ending 31st March 2018  The Council’s accounts have been independently assessed as per current procedures by the External Auditors, PKF Littlejohn.  From 27th September 2018 anyone wishing to inspect the final accounts can make an appointment with the Town Clerk.    Each...
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