HRH Duke of Edinburgh

 

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (10th June 1921 – 9th April 2021)

It is with great sadness that Much Wenlock Town Council learnt of the death of HRH, The Duke of Edinburgh. We offer our greatest sympathy to The Queen and the Royal Family.

 

 

Books of Condolence

In accordance with the wishes of the Royal Family and public health advice, there will be no physical books of condolence.  Members of the public are invited to contribute to the national online book of condolence on the Royal website: https://www.royal.uk/

 

Floral Tributes

Floral tributes are discouraged.  Should members of the public wish to pay tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, a donation could be made to one of His Royal Highness’ charities.  A list of patronages and details of how to donate can be found on the Royal website:  https://www.royal.uk/

 

Funeral

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Funeral will take place on Saturday, 17th April at 3pm in St George’s Chapel, Windsor.  The Funeral Service will begin with a national minute’s silence at three o’clock.  It will be a Ceremonial Royal Funeral and the plans are in line with The Duke of Edinburgh’s own personal wishes.

Notice of Election – May 2021

Shropshire Council Election of Town Councillors for the Town listed below

1.Forms of nomination for the above election may be obtained from the Clerk to the Town Council, or the Returning Officer at the Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature.

2. Nomination papers must be hand-delivered to the Returning Officer, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND on any day after the date of this notice but no later than 4 pm on Thursday, 8th April 2021. Alternatively, candidates may submit their nomination papers at the following locations on specified dates, between the times shown below:

Town: Much Wenlock

Number of Councillors to be elected: Eleven
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Shrewsbury

9.00am – 5.00pm 9.00am – 7.00pm 9.00am – 4.00pm

Oswestry

8.45am – 6.00pm

Wem

9.15am – 4.30pm

Ludlow

8.45am – 4.00pm

Bridgnorth

9.45am – 4.30pm

Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND

Weekdays from Tuesday 16th March to Thursday 1st April. Tuesday 6th April and Wednesday 7th April.
Thursday 8th April.

Council Chamber, Castle View, Oswestry, SY11 1JR

Tuesday 16th March; Thursday 25th March and Wednesday 31st March.

Edinburgh House, New Street, Wem, SY4 5DB

Wednesday 17th March; Monday 22nd March and Thursday 1st April.

Helena Lane Day Care Centre, 20 Hamlet Road, Ludlow, SY8 2NP

Thursday 18th March; Wednesday 24th March and Tuesday 30th March.

Bridgnorth Library, 67 Listley Street, Bridgnorth, WV16 4AW

Friday 19th March; Tuesday 23rd March and Monday 29th March.

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  1. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 6th May 2021.
  2. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Shirehall, Abbey Foregate,

    Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND by 12 midnight on Monday 19th April 2021. Applications can be made online at gov.uk/register-to-vote

  3. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal and postal proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND by 5 pm on Tuesday, 20th April 2021.
  4. Applications, amendments or cancellations to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND by 5 pm on Tuesday, 27th April 2021.

7. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND by 5 pm on Thursday, 6th May 2021.

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