Mill Street Wem road closure Sunday 7 and 14 April 2019

There will be a road closure at Mill Street for 2 separate days on Sunday 7 and Sunday 14 April 2019.  This is to carry out a new water connection.  Long diversions will be in place.

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Network Rail Wem Community Safety Event

There will be community safety drop-in event on Tuesday 19 February at the Roden Suite, Edinburgh House, Wem between 3pm and 7pm.

During the event there will be a range of exciting activities to engage children and young people, led by our community safety team.  Network Rail staff will be on hand to discuss level crossing safety and answer any queries you may have.  British Transport Police will also be attending where they will be demonstrating the level crossing enforcement van.

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Gilberts Lane, Quina Brook

Road Closure:  Gilberts Lane, Quina Brook

Start Date: 28th January 2019

End Date: 30th January 2019

Purpose: Road Closure – Small Hydrant Install In-line 90mm Carriageway type 4 (up to 0.5 MSA) visible leak Job in Carriageway (14mm StoneMastic Asphalt )

Works Promoter:   Severn Trent Water

Works Promoter Ref: LB9141201/000012014519

Enforcement pattern for Gilberts Lane, Quina Brook: 24 hrs

You can view the closure and diversion route by clicking here:  https://roadworks.org?tm=111603457

Should you have any queries regarding this closure, please call Customer Services on 0345 6789006, or contact the Street Works Team on streetworks@shropshire.gov.uk.

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Fibre Broadband available in Edstaston

Faster fibre broadband is now available to order in Edstaston via cabinet 19 in the Wem exchange.

To make the switch to fibre broadband, you will need to contact your chosen internet service provider to upgrade your broadband package, the broadband speeds won’t increase automatically.

You can visit: https://www.homeandbusiness.openreach.co.uk/fibre-broadband/when-can-i-get-fibre to check the availability of fibre broadband.

The fibre network that Shropshire Council has commissioned is open to all internet service providers, so we recommend that you shop around to get the best deal by using a comparison website, such as: https://www.uswitch.com/broadband/compare/fibre_optic/

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Wem Economic Forum Meeting 20 September

The agenda has been published for the next meeting and can be found through this link.

Come along and see what WEF is all about!

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Dementia Friendly Wem – find out more!

This initiative is led by The Alzheimer’s Society and supported by the Wem Economic Forum where all local businesses, organisations, clubs and groups – however large or small – are being encouraged to sign up as Supporters by attending a Dementia Friends session and considering how small actions can make a huge positive difference.

The Dementia Friends programme aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition. Stigma and lack of understanding cause many people living with dementia to experience loneliness and social exclusion, so Dementia Friends hopes to tackle this by creating communities and businesses that are dementia friendly and more inclusive of people affected by dementia.

People living with dementia often find it harder to have conversations, or might need a little time to gather their thoughts and remember whatever they wanted to do or say. These symptoms often cause people to lose confidence.

Dementia Friendly Wem is a way to make it easier for people living with dementia to remain active and involved in their communities. We also want to increase understanding of what dementia is, and to reduce the fear surrounding the condition. In order to achieve this, four Dementia Friends information sessions have been arranged, led by local Dementia Friends Champions and hosted by Wem Town Hall and Wem Cricket Club.

Our hope is that every shop window in Wem will be proud to display a sticker and that groups and clubs will also embrace the initiative.

We look forward to welcoming you to one of the following sessions. To book your place email viv.edgar1@gmail.com or pop into Wem Town Hall Reception

 

Wednesday 12th September, 1.30 pm, Wem Town Hall

Wednesday 3rd October, 7.00 pm, Wem Cricket Club

Thursday 11th October, 7.00 pm, Wem Cricket Club

Tuesday23rd October, 5.30 pm, Wem Town Hall


 

 

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Parkfields Junction, Ryebank – Road Closure

Road Closure:  Parkfields Junction, Ryebank

Start Date: 19th September 2018

End Date: 21st September 2018

Purpose: Road Closure – Install 4m of 1 way poly duct in Carriageway, Install 4m of 1 way poly duct in Verge

Works Promoter:   BT

Works Promoter Ref: BC006TI001MW500266175800

Enforcement pattern for Parkfields Junction, Ryebank: 24 hrs

You can view the closure and diversion route by clicking here:  https://roadworks.org?tm=108010199

Should you have any queries regarding this closure, please call Customer Services on 0345 6789006, or contact the Street Works Team on streetworks@shropshire.gov.uk.

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Soulton Road Wem Road Closure

Road Closure:  B5065 Soulton Road, Wem

Start Date: 3rd September 2018

End Date: 14th October 2018

Purpose: Bridge repairs

There will be a separate HGV diversion route for this closure and a temporary one way restriction affecting the following roads, New Street, Summerfield Road, Station Road and part of the High Street in Wem for the duration of the bridge works.

You can view the closure and diversion route by clicking here:  https://roadworks.org?tm=106559033

Should you have any queries regarding this closure, please call Customer Services on 0345 6789006, or contact the Street Works Team on streetworks@shropshire.gov.uk.

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Level Crossing Wem Closure 26 August

There will be a Road Closure:  Aston Street (Level Crossing), Wem

Start Date: 26th August 2018

End Date: 27th August 2018

Purpose: Road Closure – Signal and Track Annual Maintenance. Working times 20:00 – 06:00 (Network Rail).

You can view the closure and diversion route by clicking here:  https://roadworks.org?tm=105584822

Should you have any queries regarding this closure, please call Customer Services on 0345 6789006, or contact the Street Works Team on streetworks@shropshire.gov.uk.

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Broadband Update

‘Cabinet 23’ based at Wolverley is now live and the Airband mast at Edstaston is also now operational.

 

‘Cabinet 23’

The advice to local residents is:

Please visit: https://www.homeandbusiness.openreach.co.uk/fibre-broadband/when-can-i-get-fibre to check the availability of fibre broadband.

The fibre network that has been commissioned is open to all internet service providers, so it is recommended that residents shop around to get the best deal by using a comparison website, such as: http://www.uswitch.com/broadband/

Please note that broadband speeds won’t increase automatically, you’ll need to make the switch by upgrading to fibre broadband with your chosen internet service provider.

 

Airband, the company providing the mast at Edstaston, will contact residents who has previously registered their interest and will be sending out letters to those premises that can now order a superfast broadband service from the Airband infrastructure

To check availability and place your order, please visit www.airband.co.uk or call Airband on 01905 676121

For more information, visit: www.airband.co.uk or email: info@airband.co.uk

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