Author: Harvey Williamson

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On Friday, for ‘Children in Need’, the children and staff of each year group, walked 50 laps of the school playground (1.5 miles), with the parent’s donating an outstanding amount of money, to contribute to the Fundraiser. The total figure now stands at £2,300. However, Gift Aid will allow this to increase slightly, in the […]

An update from Blymhill: Hello everyone, We hope you are keeping well during the current “Stay at Home” We thought we would send you details of some of the things we have planned in December and January for when we can look forward again, to stretching our legs and getting out and about a little […]

For the week ending 8 November, in Telford and Wrekin the situation is: 600 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 The seven day infection rate for Telford and Wrekin is 334 confirmed cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 of the population For the West Midlands the average is 326 confirmed cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 of […]

Preparations are under way for a ‘significant operation’ to get university students in Shropshire home for Christmas, education bosses say. As plans are being made to move teaching online next month, health experts have stressed that it is crucial students follow new Government guidance in order to protect their families and surrounding communities. New guidance […]

A pub landlord dealing with a second extended lockdown said that Christmas trade this year will be a “write-off” because of the coronavirus situation. Darren Wood of the New Inn in Newport said that while he is remaining positive, the next few months will be a big blow financially. The pub would normally host groups […]

Up to 350 new houses and 11 acres of employment land could be built in a Newport, if plans are approved next week. Davidsons Development Ltd and St Modwen Development Ltd have jointly applied for outline permission to build the estates, along with open space and a care home for the elderly, on land either […]

More vulnerable Telford residents will get the pleasure of shaking a present on Christmas day than ever before thanks to the Christmas Smile project and YOU! Christmas Smile was founded in 2013 to provide gifts to local children and families living in difficult circumstances. It is a project that is run by the community for the community. The […]

Cycling club members held a ride in memory of one of their popular teammates and raised £3,700 for the hospice which cared for him. The Nova Raiders cycling club of Newport organised a ride in memory of one of its members, Scott Beeston, who died on February 20 this year after a brave battle with […]

This was posted on the Newport Junior School website on the 8th November: Dear Parents and Carers, I am emailing to confirm that we closed our Year 4 bubble yesterday and they will return on Friday 20th November.  This is due to a member of staff testing positive for COVID. All other staff and children […]

Shropshire’s leading tourist attraction has unwrapped a brand new early Christmas present – personalised video messages from Father Christmas. Santa has agreed to film the exclusive, bespoke messages to children and adults from his workshop at Blists Hill Victorian Town as an extra-special treat this year. But because he is so busy, he is also […]

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