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Notice of Poll – Morfe Ward – 14th July 2016

Posted Monday July 11th, 2016, 4:26 pm

Residents of Morfe Ward will be able to vote for the election of a new Town Councillor on Thursday 14th July in St. James Hall, Lodge Lane, Bridgnorth or Quatford Village Hall, Chapel Lane, Quatford. The Candidates can be found below.

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Community Pride Awards 2016

Posted Monday July 11th, 2016, 4:15 pm

Application forms are now available for entry into the Bridgnorth in Bloom Community Pride Awards.

Bridgnorth In Bloom logo

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

The competition contributes to Bridgnorth’s entry in Heart of England In Bloom and has contributed greatly to the success of Bridgnorth’s entry in the past.

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.

The closing date for entries is 8th August. Prizes will be presented at the Presentation Day on Thursday 8th September at 5pm in the Town Hall.

Please click on the following link to download an application form or alternatively, hard copies can be collected from the Town Council offices or posted to you upon request via townclerk@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk

Community Pride Awards - Entry Form

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The Annexe – Call for Expression of Interest

Posted Thursday June 23rd, 2016, 6:01 pm

Call for Expression of Interest (EOI)

for Extension and Refurbishment of the Annexe Building adjacent to Bridgnorth Town Council offices converting into the New Mayors Chamber and associated works including refurbishment of the existing chamber into office space

Subject : Construction works

Introduction : Bridgnorth Town Council (BTC) are seeking to extend and refurbish the existing annexe building and create the New Mayors Chamber. The works will include new toilet facilities and refurbishment of the existing chamber room converting into office space. All works will be with or adjacent to a Grade II listed building and within the conservation area.

Requirements : Please provide the following information

  • Company Profile
  • Examples / Case Studies of similar works (Grade II listed building work) and office conversion within an existing building
  • Qualifications and Accreditations
  • Copy of Insurance

EOI process: Any company wishing to participate in the pre qualification procedure should forward the above information, which must be completed and returned electronically Not later than 12:00, 20th July 2016 to:


Or as a hard copy to:

Barry Ince

Outdoors and Properties Manager

Bridgnorth Town Council

College House

St. Leonards Close


WV16 4EJ


Late submissions will not be considered.

For further information contact: Barry Ince on Tel: 01746762231 or Mob: 07720090928

The purpose of this call for EOI is to identify suppliers who can potentially fulfil the requirements; it does not constitute an invitation to tender. Only suppliers deemed qualified by BTC will receive the invitation to tender.

BTC is the sole judge as to the pre-selection of the companies. The pre qualification will take into account your company profile as well as its range of experience and services.


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Notice of Election – Morfe Ward

Posted Thursday June 9th, 2016, 11:49 am

An Election is to be held for one Town Councillor for Bridgnorth Town Council (Morfe Ward)

Notice of Election - Morfe Ward-page-001 (2)

Poll cards will be issued to those eligible to vote in the Morfe Ward only

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Proms in the Pews!

Posted Friday June 3rd, 2016, 11:30 am

Back by public demand Bridgnorth Community Events Working Party is delighted to put on Proms in the Pews on Saturday 11th June 2016 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Church. Bring your picnic and

refreshments, use the external bar (drinks may be consumed in the church) and listen to Bridgnorth Sinfonia and Whalebone. It is guaranteed to be an evening of fun and laughter!


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Changes to parking and enforcement in Severn Park, Bridgnorth

Posted Monday May 9th, 2016, 6:49 pm

Severn Park, Bridgnorth
Bridgnorth Town Council have agreed to excercise the break clause in their current ANPR car parking and parking enforcement contract with effect from 11th May 2016. Therefore with effect from Thursday 12th May Severn Park will revert to a pay and display car park with the same payment scales with enforcement being carried out by Shropshrie Council Parking Wardens.

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Vacancy for a Councillor

Posted Thursday April 28th, 2016, 3:26 pm





 that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Morfe Ward of the Town of Bridgnorth following the resignation on Monday 25th April 2016 of Mrs Pauline Harris.


Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.

The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the parish [ward] in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy.*  That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules,** of the date of this notice.  The fourteen-day period ends at midnight on Thursday 19th May 2016.


What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?

Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply. The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.


The Returning Officer’s address is:


Electoral Services, Shropshire Council,

The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ND


The telephone number for further guidance is 0345 678 9015.


This notice is dated 28th April 2016


Anne Wilson Town Clerk

Bridgnorth Town Council College House St. Leonards Close Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 4EJ

Tel: 01746 762231 e mail: anne.wilson@bridgnorthtowncouncil.gov.uk



*           There is no form of words for this request, which might simply be a letter headed with such words as “We the undersigned being electors for the [Ward of] … Parish, call for an election to fill the vacancy arising from the [death][resignation] of …”.  A template entitled “Request for an Election” is available to download from Shropshire Council’s website – www.shropshire.gov.uk - under “Current Council Vacancies”. It is helpful if the ten signatures are accompanied by printed names and addresses.


**          In calculating the notice period, day one is the day following the date of this notice; a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded, and the period closes at midnight on the fourteenth day after the date of this notice. Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.

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Free Diabetes Awareness Programme – 12th & 19th May

Posted Tuesday April 26th, 2016, 4:02 pm

Shropshire RCC have organised a Diabetes Awareness Programme on 12th & 19th May in the Baptist Church.

Bridgnorth Diabetes Poster- 12 May 16

Further information can be found in this leaflet

Bridgnorth Patient Leaflet - 12 May 16

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Bridgnorth Fairtrade Open Meeting – 4 May 2016

Posted Tuesday April 26th, 2016, 3:48 pm

Bridgnorth Fairtrade Group are hosting an open meeting to consider Bridgnorth's future as a Fairtrade town. All welcome!


Fairtrade Mk2 FT Poster (2)-page-001

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Annual Town Meeting – 20th April 2016

Posted Thursday April 14th, 2016, 2:25 pm

Bridgnorth's Annual Town Meeting will be taking place on Wednesday 20th April at 7pm in the Low Town Community Hall.

This is a meeting of the Town and is an opportunity for residents to meet with the Divisional Surveyor’s Department, Police, Shropshire Councillors and Bridgnorth Town Councillors to ask any questions they may have.

Also present at the meeting are two guest speakers; Logan Pope, a Young Carer and Fundraiser and Clive Leworthy from Shropshire Rural Community Council.

AGENDA-Annual Town Meeting 2016

The minutes from last year's meeting can be found below:

MINUTES- Annual Town Meeting 2015

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