Author Archives: Grant Perry

Business Park Sculpture

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As part of the new business park development at Bishops Castle, local businesses or artists are being invited to create an art installation that would be fabricated and erected as a permanent feature within the business park.  The budget for this art installation has been set at £15,000 –  £30, 000. Full details are within the brief obtainable on the… Read more »

Hate on Skates (again)

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The newly installed red shelter in the skate park (made, and installed by local welder, Matt Maddox) has been vandalised yet again by having homophobic abuse scrawled over it. It is not graffiti. It is a hate crime. Hate crimes are dealt with by heavier sentences precisely because they are hate crimes, targeting minority and vulnerable groups and individuals within… Read more »

Former Mayor Karen Bavastock

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We were very saddened to hear of the passing of Former Mayor & Councillor, Karen Bavastock.  The thoughts of the Town Council are with Karen’s family and friends at this sad time.Karen was a very well-known and respected figure throughout the town, who worked tirelessly for the town, and represented the Town Council with such pride.Mayor Cllr Josh Dickin said… Read more »

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Mugs

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Queens Platinum Jubilee mugs for Bishop’s Castle Primary School Children. Before Bishop’s Castle Primary School broke up for the half term, Mayor Cllr Josh Dickin had the honour of going into school to hand out commemorative Platinum Jubilee mugs. These were funded by the Town Council. Mayor Dickin said “It was great to have a chance to go in and… Read more »

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

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The Town Council will be lighting a Beacon to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubille on Thursday 2nd June at 21:45 on the playing fields we look forward to you joining us to mark this historic occasion.