Local News

Broadband and Mobile Telephone Coverage

We are placed at an enormous competitive disadvantage in North Shropshire by the lack of efficient broadband and mobile telephone coverage.

Mobile and Internet Services


Access to reliable mobile and internet services is one of the most important issues affecting my constituents.  I made improvement of the inadequate service a key issue in my re-election campaign.

Owen Paterson hails funding boost for Whitchurch GP services.

Owen Paterson hails funding boost for Whitchurch GP services. The Prime Ministers Challenge fund has announced an extra £12.5 million of funding for 5 practices in Shropshire, including Bridgewater and Richmond House in Whitchurch. 

Derwen College

Mr Paterson visited Derwen College in Gobowen.

Owen Paterson hails A5 breakthrough

Owen Paterson met Minister of State for Transport, John Hayes MP, yesterday to discuss what the Government can do to address the inadequate state of the A5. 

Owen Visits Oswestry’s Barnes and Mullins

FSB invited Owen Paterson, MP for North Shropshire, to meet Oswestry based businessman, Bruce Perrins, the joint Managing Director of Barnes and Mullins

Owen Visits Sir John Talbot's School

On Friday Owen went to Whithcurch to visit Sir John Talbot's School. In this picture Owen is meeting A Level student Sarah Valentine with Headmaster David O'Toole. Sarah is studying Product Design and designed a Model Chair which she showed Mr Paterson.