Philip regularly writes for local publications including the Shropshire Star, Ludlow Advertiser and Bridgnorth Journal as well as a monthly piece for several parish magazines.
Remembrance Sunday is a chance for us all to reflect on the incredible bravery of those who have voluntarily stepped up to defend all that we hold dear.
We are fortunate to live in beautiful rural South Shropshire, so it is not surprising that many local residents take protection of the environment and animals very seriously.
For too many young people, the idea of buying their own home now seems like an impossible dream.
Last Friday two important measures were debated in the House of Commons, both introduced by backbench MPs as a Private Members Bill.
One of the most positive elements of the significant increase in employment since 2010, has been the fact that there is now a record number of women in work.
Two of the most significant announcements at Conservative Party Conference were to increase support for Help to Buy, and to increase housebuilding across the country.
The terrible fire which engulfed Grenfell Tower last summer reminded us all of the vital work of our firefighters to keep us safe.
On Saturday I joined over a hundred villagers to celebrate the official reopening of a fully refurbished Diddlebury Village Hall.
Over the summer, the terrible Grenfell Tower fire reminded us all of the vital work of firefighters across the country to keep us safe.
Last week I was pleased to join Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs (SFYFC) at their annual Chairman's Charity Concert, this year held at Cleobury North.
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