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Skateboard Park for Bridgnorth!

Posted Friday May 30th, 2014, 2:58 pm

Following consultation last year the new Bridgnorth Skateboard Park due to be built on Crown Meadow is moving ahead. Bridgnorth Town Council and Shropshire Council have appointed Red Kite to work with them on putting together the tender brief and inviting tenders. The tenders will be received and opened mid  June.

Consultation on the tenders will be taking place at the Town Carnival on Saturday 28th June, on the Friday Market under the Town Hall on Friday 27th June between 12 noon and 2 p.m., an open event at the Youth centre on Innage Lane for residents on Thursday 26th June from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m., at the Town Carnival on Saturday 28th June between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. and various young peoples' consultation events will also take place. The tenders will also be available on line. All the events will be on social media and websites as well as advertised in the local press.

More information is available from Steve Cunningham at Shropshire Council on [email protected] or Anne Wilson at Bridgnorth Town Council on [email protected]



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Vision Bridgnorth

Posted Friday May 30th, 2014, 2:41 pm

Following the publication of the Town Plan a new Charitable Interest Organisation has been set up to take the results of the questionnaires and the plan forward. Whist an ever evolving and moveable plan the organisation are very keen to invite anyone who has an interest in Bridgnorth or a skill that could be brought to the table to contact them. Vision Brigdnorth is the new name for this group and we hope this reflects the desire to have a vision for the future of our beautiful town. The results of the Town Plan can be seen on the Town Plan website and this will give you an idea of the areas that they are looking work with. Contact Bridgnorth Town Council for more information.

Look for the Vision Bridgnorth page on Facebook.

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Bridgnorth Town Carnival!

Posted Friday May 30th, 2014, 2:32 pm

Following the success of last years Town Carnival, revived after more than 20 years, Saturday 28th June sees this years event.

The procession starts at the Cattle Market at the top of the Wenlock Road, go down towards Whitburn Street, the High Street, down New Road, along Underhill Street and finishing in Severn Park.

The Town Mayor will officially open the carnival at 1 p.m. after which there will be an afternoon of fun and interactive activities on the park. Watch and join in the arena events including dancing, dog and ducks, birds of prey demonstration and a tug of war. Community groups and organisations are having stalls and activities for all the family and commercial stalls join them. There is plenty of food, drinks and ice cream available. The evening welcomes local groups and singers onto the stage to entertain you with the evening being rounded off around 10 p.m.

There are still a few spaces left for a stall or a float so please contact [email protected] or look at bridgnorthtownevents.org for application forms and more information.

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Proms in the Park!

Posted Friday May 30th, 2014, 2:21 pm

Come and join Bridgnorth Sinfonia, Bridgnorth Yukulele Band and the Bridgnorth Male Voice Choir for an evening of songs and music on Saturday 14th June from 7 p.m. - 10.30 p.m! Castle Grounds, West Castle Street  (St. Mary's Church if wet) will play host to this wonderful event. Join in the fun, dance in the park (or in the aisles) and sing your heart out to various songs including Rule Britiannia and the Sea Shanties. Bring a picnic - ice creams, coffees and licensed bar available. Adults £6 on the gate, £5 in advance with under 16's free. A donation from this event will be made to the Town Mayor's Charities; Alzheimers Society and Grants for Bridgnorth Youth.  Tickets available from Bridgnorth Town Council on 01746 762231.

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May Bank Holiday Weekend Events

Posted Tuesday May 20th, 2014, 3:35 pm

Olivier Simonin returns to Bridgnorth with his Continental Market in the High Street on Sunday 25th and Monday 26th from 9.00am until 5.00pm. The market is joined on Monday by the Bridgnorth Walk where the senior walk will start at 10.00am. Also in town on Monday are Bridgnorth Bouncy Castles, pig roast and refreshments.

Whitburn Street and High Street will be closed to vehicular traffic on both Sunday and Monday from 6.30am until 6.00pm, Members of the public are asked not to leave their vehicles in the High Street during this period.

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Bridgnorth Youth Festival!

Posted Tuesday May 20th, 2014, 3:16 pm

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New Event for 2014! Community Youth Festival on Crown Meadow from 12.00 noon until 4.00pm. We look forward to seeing you there.

Please note due to the predicted adverse weather conditions this event is taking place in the Innage Lane Youth Centre.

Please follow the link below for more information.

Bridgnorth Youth Festival

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Part Time Caretaker/Maintenance Assistant

Posted Friday May 16th, 2014, 2:48 pm

Please follow the link below for more information regarding the Part Time Caretaker/Maintenance Assistant position and details on how to apply.

Advert - Part Time Caretaker - Maintenance Assistant

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Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted Wednesday April 16th, 2014, 12:37 pm

Sunday 20 April 2014, 12.30pm - 2.00pm - Castle Grounds, West Castle Street.

With many thanks to the following Bridgnorth companies for their kind donation of Easter Eggs:

  • Thornton's
  • Cooperative
  • Spar
  • Aldi

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Assistant Curator/Tea Room Assistant

Posted Thursday April 10th, 2014, 4:19 pm


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Part Time Maintenance Assistant

Posted Thursday April 10th, 2014, 4:17 pm


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