WHITCHURCH Town Council has put a call out to residents to be a part of the town’s history with suggestions of items to be placed in a time capsule.

The building for the housing and health hub at Pauls Moss is underway and the Council believes that the new development should also have a part of history with a time capsule placed in its vicinity.

In a post on Facebook, they said: “Great progress is being made on the Pauls Moss development.

“It really will be something that the whole town will benefit from. 


“Now we need some help from our local community.

“In conjunction with The Wrekin Housing Group and Countryside Partnerships we'll be burying a time capsule at the site next year as part of the opening celebrations – and we're looking for suggestions of what to put inside it.”

The Council is looking for local memories and items that reflect life in Whitchurch in 2023 and 2024.

They added: “Things associated with the town that will be of interest to people who open the time capsule in the future.

“Please not that (unfortunately) people cannot be included in the capsule.”

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To input your suggestions for the time capsule you can get in touch with the Council at info@whitchurchcouncil.uk or by simply going to their Reception Hub at the Civic Centre, in High Street.

In 2022, the Pauls Moss site underwent a significant transformation, driven by the vision of enhancing healthcare services for the Whitchurch community.

The primary goal was to establish a state-of-the-art health and care facility while modernizing the existing GP practice, all within a purpose-built center that would also serve as a community space.

This ambitious £19.1 million project was made possible through a collaborative effort between various organizations, including the Wrekin Housing Group, Shropshire Council, NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and local GPs.

The construction phase of this venture was entrusted to Countryside Partnerships South West Midlands.