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Community Food Resilience Strategy

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Bishops Castle is one of the first Councils to develop and adopt a Food Resilience Stategy and we are very grateful to Daphne Du Cros from the Bishops Castle Community Seed Bank and Shropshire Good Food Partnership for developing this document. You can read the document here  Community Food Resilience Strategy Also find attached a copy of the Green Leaves… Read more »

Jeff Cries no More

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New Year’s Day saw Town Crier Jeff Aldridge retire after 10 years service and hand over the Bell and duties to the new Town Crier – Andy Evans. The mayor of Bishops Castle, Cllr Josh Dickin presented Jeff and his consort Yvonne with A Certificate, Crystal Bowl and Flowers to mark the occasion. A small celebration was then held in… Read more »

Christmas closing

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The Town Council office will be closed from Tuesday 20th December 2022 until Tuesday 3rd January 2023 for the Christmas Holidays

2022-2023 Grant’s round

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The 2022 Grant round is open, copies of the application form can be found on this web page, on the back pages of the news letter and obtained from the Council office. Click the above to obtain the grant documents. Grant Application and this is the BCTC Grant-awarding-policy

Mayor’s Sunday & Covid Awards

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Mayor’s Sunday took a slightly different format this year in Bishop’s Castle. Held on 30/10/22 at the St John the Baptist Church in Bishop’s Castle this year the incoming Mayor and Councillors were joined by many of the Town’s Covid Volunteers for the Parade and service. Covid Volunteers who had been nominated by the towns’ residents were presented with Certificates… Read more »

Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022

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As we continue to mourn the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, here is an update on activity you will see over the weekend, In the County and in the Town. Saturday 10th September Flags at The Town Hall and St John the Baptist. Currently the flags are at half-mast, all flags will be raised at 11am on Saturday… Read more »

Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022

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. The Councillors and Staff at Bishop’s Castle Town Council are deeply saddened at the news of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, who peacefully passed away on Thursday 8th September 2022. The Mayor, Josh Dickin said: “I would like to express my sincere condolences to the Royal Family. The Queen was our longest reigning monarch. Truly one… Read more »

New Councillor’s

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At Tuesdays meeting, The Town Council recently co-opted two new councillors. Bringing the total number of Councillors up to 11 out of a possible 12. We would like to make a warm welcome to Cllrs Lloyd Payne and Rachel Bromley. Both aged 25, it’s great to see the younger generation get involved with local politics. Mayor Josh Dickin said “… Read more »

Covid Award Nominations

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CoVid Award Nominations The Town Council are welcoming nominations from Residents for those volunteers who went above and beyond during the Covid Pandemic. click this link for further details Covid Awards The nomination form can be found here : Nomination Form The Closing Date is 31st August 2022