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Outdoors Apprenticeship Vacancy

Posted Thursday August 7th, 2014, 12:51 pm

An apprenticeship vacancy has arisen within Bridgnorth Town Council's Direct Labour Force in partnership with Telford College of Arts and Technology for a new outdoors person. To apply for this vacancy and for more information please click on the Apprenticeship Vacancy section of the Telford College website or follow the link below.


20th August 2014- Applications for this role have now closed.

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Play Day 2014!

Posted Thursday August 7th, 2014, 9:50 am

Bridgnorth Play Day 2014 is taking place tomorrow; Friday 8th August, at 11.00am- 3.00pm on Crown Meadow playing field in Bridgnorth – All are welcome!

What's on during the day?

  • Big Game area including Connect 4
  • Soft Play area
  • Sand pit and mud pit
  • Tarpaulin Slide
  • Inflatable Obstacle Course
  • Scrappies will be there to provide some arts activities
  • Natural Den building
  • Sure start Under 5’s activities
  • Bridgnorth Youth Club - face painting and glitter tattoos

For further information please follow the link to the website below


Hope to see you there!

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Community Pride Awards 2014 – Bridgnorth In Bloom

Posted Tuesday August 5th, 2014, 11:17 am

Bridgnorth In Bloom is a competition run by Bridgnorth Town Council with support from local sponsors, groups and organisations.

The Competition contributes to Bridgnorth’s entry in Britain In Bloom and has contributed greatly to the success of Bridgnorth’s entry.

The Town Council encourages all residents, businesses and schools to take part and be proud of their local environment. Drought tolerant and environmentally friendly displays are encouraged to enter.

Prizes will be presented at the Presentation Day on Thursday 4 September 2014.

For those who are interested in entering, please fill out the below entry form and return this to the Town Council offices. Closing date for all entries is Thursday 21 August 2014. Good luck!

Bridgnorth In Bloom Entry Form

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Christmas Lights Tenders 2014

Posted Sunday August 3rd, 2014, 1:41 pm

Bridgnorth Town Council are inviting:

  • Erection of Christmas Lights 2014

Expressions of interest from contractors interested in tendering for the testing of the  lights and the eye bolts and the erection, dismantling and maintenance of the Town’s Christmas Lighting including cross road features for a one or three year contract.

And the extension to existing Christmas Lights scheme

Expressions of interest are invited from contractors in tendering for the erection of a new lighting scheme in Underhill Street and Hospital Street and an extension in St. Mary’s Street and New Road in conjunction with the above.

  •  Purchase or lease of additional lighting features for lamp posts

 To provide ideas and costings to lease or purchase lighting features for the lamp posts in Underhill Street and Hospital Street.

Specifications for all of the above will be available for distribution by post or e mail on Monday 4th August 2014 with the closing date for tenders 1st post Friday 29th August 2014. 

(No e mail applications accepted)

If you are interested please submit your details to:

The Town Clerk, Bridgnorth Town Council, College House, St Leonard’s Close,

Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4EJ

Telephone 01746 762231

Email: [email protected]


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Lights Out!

Posted Thursday July 31st, 2014, 11:54 am


The Royal British Legion are promoting "Lights Out". The UK-wide event is an invitation to everyone to turn off their lights from 10 pm until 11 p.m. on 4th August, leaving on a single light or candle for a shared moment.

Lights Out will be one of the largest mass participation events of its kind ever seen in the UK, and will complement the candle lit service held at Westminster Abbey on 4th August.

At 11 p.m. on 4th August 1914 Britain declared war on Germany. As the time approached, the then British Foreign Secretary, Sir Edward Grey, remarked: "The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime".

Lights Out is a headline project of the cultural programme 14-18 NOW and was initiated by the department for Culture, Media and Sport. The Royal British Legion is supporting the event as the nation's custodian of Remembrance.



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Britain in Bloom judging!

Posted Monday July 28th, 2014, 6:08 pm


Pictures by Simon Devey, photographer.


Bridgnorth is looking forward to welcoming Britain in Bloom National Judges Jeff Bates and Ian Beaney to assess the efforts of the Town in their Britain in Bloom bid on the afternoon of Friday 1st August 2014.

Councillor David Cooper, Deputy Town Mayor will join the judges on their tour and said " We are really looking forward to welcoming the national judges when they visit our town on Friday. Their knowledge and interest in our town and how we can make it even more attractive is always useful. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Town Council, Shropshire Council, the local community and volunteers who help keep this town tidy and beautiful".




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Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir

Posted Monday July 28th, 2014, 11:29 am

Fron 2014 Poster

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Heart of England and Britain in Bloom!

Posted Friday July 4th, 2014, 12:12 pm


The judges are due in the next few weeks! Excitement is building and although the entry is a year round community involved opportunity the town is getting ready with enthusiasm.


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From left to right

Row 1   Guides Trefoil Crocuses in Castle Grounds

Sainsbury Securitas in helping Castle Grounds

Row 2  Bridgnorth WI planting the Community  Vegetable Garden

Bridgnorth Guides in Lavington Gardens

Roger Bache and Roger Tait,  Heart of England Judges are due in Bridgnorth on the morning of Tuesday 22nd July. Roger Bache, a regular judge to Bridgnorth is always looking for new projects, improvements and community involvement!

On Saturday 19th July there is a community involvement day around the town. We are asking that local residents, volunteers and community groups work with us for the day in our parks and open spaces from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. A few hours would be very welcome to help us improve areas for the local community and visitors alike and continue our community entry. Contact Ashley or Barry at the Town Council on 01746 762231 if you could spare a few hours.


Starting in the cemetery the judges will be shown  a short presentation about the community events and projects we are unable to show them on the day before being whisked off to the Veolia Recycling Plant and the caravan park. They will continue up into High Town across the bridge, Quayside and Lavington Gardens and up in the Castle Hill Railway before being taken to the new Community Garden at the Innage Lane Youth Centre. The judges will then have the opportunity to walk down the High Street to the jewel in the crown of Castle Grounds where the Bridgnorth Sinfonia will welcome the judges.


The Britain in Bloom judges have now been announced. Jeff Bates and Ian Beaney will be in town on the afternoon of Friday 1st August. These national judges are flying and training it all over the British Isles including the Isles of Scilly marking the entries.

Town Clerk, Anne Wilson who with the community is working on the entry said " We are really looking forward to meeting Jeff and Iain when they visit our town at the beginning of August - it's always a great honour to show these judges around our beautiful town and useful when they give us advice on how we could improve our open spaces further. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the local community, our volunteers, sponsors and the local authorities for their commitment to this event".


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Notice of Casual Vacancy on Bridgnorth Town Council

Posted Monday June 30th, 2014, 3:08 pm

Following the resignation of Mrs Angela Rogers there is a vacancy on the Town Council. Details of the vacancy are on the attached Casual Vacancy notice. If you would like to learn about the roles and responsibilities of a Town Councillor please contact the Town Clerk on 01746 762231 for more information.


Casual Vacancy Notice AR



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Teddy Bears Picnic!

Posted Monday June 30th, 2014, 10:04 am


The annual Teddy Bears Picnic will be taking place in Castle Grounds on Wednesday 30th July from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bring your teddy dressed for the Town Mayor to judge! Don't forget your picnic and enjoy Pinxton Puppet Shows, bouncy castles, face painting, ice cream and fair ground rides. Adults £1 and Children 50p over 2 years old.


various 2012 Bridgnorth 196




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