Shropshire Councils Community Tree Scheme 2017

Shropshire Council’s Community Tree Scheme   Shropshire Council’s Community Tree Scheme is up and running again this year. In addition to the transplant trees and hedging generously donated by Maelor Nursery, we are offering Parish and Town Councils and other owners of freely accessible land the opportunity to apply for a limited number (up to 5) ofContinue reading “Shropshire Councils Community Tree Scheme 2017”

Parish Paths Partnerships (P3) Scheme under Shropshire’s Great Outdoors

In the next few months a group of volunteers from Whittington will be walking all the rights of way in Whittington under the co-ordination of Shropshire’s Great Outdoors.  The aim is to look at the Rights of way with a view to checking maintenance, way marking routes and access.  From this a list of priorityContinue reading “Parish Paths Partnerships (P3) Scheme under Shropshire’s Great Outdoors”

Wildflower-rich roadside verges

Shropshire is valued for its beautiful countryside and wealth of wildlife. This precious ‘biodiversity’ is in great need of careful protection and constant management – common species such as bees and other pollinating insects, and wild flowers such as cowslips, have declined dramatically over recent years. Biodiversity ‘corridors’ such as roadside verges are vital linksContinue reading “Wildflower-rich roadside verges”