Consultation on cuts to Shropshire Archives

More cuts to Shropshire Archives

Shropshire Council are “consulting” on revising hours of opening for Shropshire Archives, cutting the hours from 20 to 15 hours per week.

Not convinced this is consultation more an exercise in choosing which option people want, they seem to have made their mind up it will be 15 hours.

To respond to Shropshire Council you can go via their website

or for further information contact Mary McKenzie Team Leader at the Archives,  Shropshire Archives, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury SY1 2AQ, telephone 01743 255356 or email

The “consultation” runs until 4 April 2016.