Gorge to set up a Parish Environmental Team

by The Gorge Parish Council

The Gorge Parish Council is to become the 13th in Telford and Wrekin to set up a Parish Environmental Team (PET). This will mean that 80% of households in the borough  in the region of 56.500 properties – are now served by PETs, who carry out enhanced environmental maintenance above and beyond what is already […]

Church Road PET Works

by The Gorge Parish Council

Anyone who regularly travels along Church Road, Coalbrookdale, will already have seen the difference the Parish Environmental Team has made. The road gully at the end of the road has been cleared to reduce water flowing across the road causing damage and freezing in winter. Further up the road, Ralph has cut the ivy back […]

Event Closure – Annual Church Parade

by The Gorge Parish Council

This information outlines the traffic management arrangements for the planned Annual Church Parade event closure. Jackfield Branch Royal British Legion are organising the event which will temporarily prohibit vehicular traffic travelling along Lloyds Head Jackfield from the Black Swan Public House along Church Road Jackfield to St Marys Church Jackfield, on Sunday 2nd April 2017 […]

Temporary Road Closure – Belmont Road, Ironbridge

by The Gorge Parish Council

This information outlines the traffic management arrangements for a temporary road closure along Belmont Road, Ironbridge. BT are planning to undertake Communications work. The work is set to commence on 28th March 2017 and will last for a duration of 1 day with an end date of 28th March 2017. There will be no diversion […]

Casual Vacancy: Jackfield and Coalport

by The Gorge Parish Council

Vacancy for a Parish Councillor in the Coalport and Jackfield Ward A vacancy has arisen in this ward, and as there has been no request for an election, the Parish Council can now seek to fill the vacancy by co-option. If you are interested in being co-opted to this vacancy, please contact the clerk for information […]

Temporary Road Closure – The Lloyds, Ironbridge

by The Gorge Parish Council

This information outlines the traffic management arrangements for a temporary road closure along The Lloyds, Ironbridge. Telford and Wrekin Council are planning to undertake highway improvement works. The work is set to commence on 27th March 2017 and will last for a duration of 5 days with an end date of 31st March 2017. The […]

PET and Council Tax

by The Gorge Parish Council

Increase to The Gorge Parish Council precept For the first time in 7 years the parish council has increased our precept (council tax paid by residents to the parish council). This increase is to fund enhanced environmental works in The Gorge. Late last year we canvassed residents via the Gorge Gazette and the Facebook group […]

Local Directory

by The Gorge Parish Council

Please Contribute Resident Led Directory <~ that you can update Borough Council Telford & Wrekin Borough Council Contact Details for Your Borough Councillors: Nicola Lowery – The Gorge Ward (everywhere in the Parish except Lightmoor Village) Jayne Greenaway and Raj Mehta – Horsehay & Lightmoor Ward (ie. for Lightmoor Village) Community Centres Coalbrookdale & Ironbridge Community […]

Vacancy: Parish Clerk

by The Gorge Parish Council

Advertisement for the post of Parish Council Clerk with the additional role of Responsible Financial Officer The Gorge Parish Council | Clerk to the Parish Council Download: Job Description Person Specification Application Form The Gorge Parish Council are looking to appoint a self-motivated, highly organised and innovative individual who will be able to bring experience […]

Annual Events

by The Gorge Parish Council

April Walking Festival – 29th April to 7th May 2017 May World War II Weekend – Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th May 2017 July Ironbridge Gorge Brass Band Festival August Coracle Regatta – Monday 29th August 2016 – Ironbridge Coracle Trust September Heritage Festival – Saturday 17th September 2016 – Telford & Wrekin Council October Apple Day […]