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Campaigner: Environment Agency’s North West Relief Road questions ‘must be answered’
Campaigners have called for the relief road plans to be dropped
Campaigners have called for the relief road plans to be dropped

The Environment Agency (EA) has cast doubt on the immediate future of the controversial Shropshire Council project, after writing to the authority to ask it not to approve planning permission for the scheme.

The council had been intending to take the application to its planning committee this month, on July 18.

But the EA said it is not confident over the council’s plans – specifically the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the work.

The issue centres on the EA’s worries about the potential for major drilling work at Shelton

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BT faces fine over Shrewsbury roadworks safety breaches

The company has pleaded guilty to five breaches of roadworks regulations over the works on Sundorne Road, which also included failing to notify Shropshire Council until two days after contractors had started on site.

However, barrister Richard Bottomley, representing the telecoms giant at Telford Magistrates’ Court on Monday, entered not guilty pleas on the company’s behalf in respect of four separate alleged breaches.

The case, which has been brought by Shropshire Council, was adjourned for a trial later in the year.

The court heard that the roadworks in question began on June 8 last year.

BT accepts that the notice

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