What is a ground source heat pump?

Ground source heat pumps (GSHP) have been used by Shropshire Rural in locations where mains gas isn’t available. GSHP now provide heating and hot water for more than one third of our homes; some being installed when the homes are being built whilst others have been retro-fitted. Most of our GSHP were manufactured in Cornwall […]

Share your pride in Shropshire!

We’d love it if you’d let us help share with others the things that make Shropshire great for you. If you’ve taken a great photograph of Shropshire’s landscape, if you can recommend a good Shropshire walk, an independent shop or fabulous Shropshire produce, let us know and we’ll do our best to share it via […]

£6m loan to fund new homes

Shropshire Rural is committed to providing more new homes – meeting the need for more affordable housing and helping to make Shropshire’s villages vibrant places to live and work. In order to finance the building of new homes, the Association is currently in the process of raising £6million and expects to have the funds in […]

Universal Credit – what does it mean for you?

Universal Credit (UC) is being introduced as part of the government’s welfare reforms. It replaces a number of other benefits. Anyone making a new claim for Income Support or the income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance, Housing Benefit or tax credits may need to claim Universal Credit instead. You should still claim any contribution-based […]