Message from the Mayor

A message from the Mayor of Whitchurch, Cllr Bev Duffy

“The news of a third lockdown for England, may be an unwelcome announcement for many, but we all have our part to play in reducing the spread of the virus and protecting our wonderful NHS. As a community, we must to continue to support our friends, families and neighbours, especially looking out for people who live alone, as we have all done before. The infection rate in Whitchurch and Shropshire is lower than the national average, which doesn’t mean to we should be complacent, but can give us some reassurance.

It is important to support our local businesses whenever we can. Perhaps consider using click and collect or ordering food from a local establishment to enjoy at home? This will help to keep our High Street going both now and in the future.

The Civic Centre closed to the public on Tuesday 5th January 2021, and all room bookings have been cancelled. Staff will continue to work remotely, where possible. If you need to get in touch with Whitchurch Town Council you can still phone our main number 01948 665761 which will be monitored between 10am and 3pm, Monday – Friday. Alternatively, you can email us at Friday Market will be closed for the month of January but this will be under regular review.

Keep your eye on the Council’s website and Facebook pages for further updates and meeting information. Full Council meets on the third Thursday of every month at 7.15pm, currently via Zoom.

The most important thing is to keep safe and look after each other.”

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