Author: Harvey Williamson

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A comprehensive series of workshops to help new and inexperienced exporters break into overseas markets has been created for businesses in the Marches. The Export Academy says the programme – covering getting goods to market, digital marketing, market research and perfecting your pitch – will help businesses take advantage of new export opportunities. John Wigley, […]

(Update: The vaccination centre reopened today 2nd March) A note posted at Audley Court in Newport on March 1st, the town’s main vaccination hub where people have been given appointments in recent weeks, said that those who had been booked today should try and get new appointments at the Telford International Centre. The note said: […]

The blankets, created by Newport Rotary Lite and friends, help dementia patients at Princess Royal Hospital recognise where they are and help their care. Newport Rotary Lite knitter Liz Chesters said: “Princess Royal Hospital contacted us and asked for help with their blankets for patients with dementia. What they asked us to do was knit […]

The organisers of Newport Show have announced that, due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s show cannot go ahead. It was originally planned to take place at Chetwynd Deer Park in July. Show president John Gough said: “Although the recent news about the pandemic is much more positive, there remains many fundamental uncertainties, particularly for […]

Wednesday evening at 11 pm Newport Fire Station was broken into by youths in a VW estate, possibly silver in colour. Panels at the entrance to the fire station were smashed and the door was damaged. Anyone with information should call West Mercia Police on 101 or Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service fire control on […]

Many pubs will find it difficult to reopen under stringent Covid rules post-lockdown, one landlord predicted. The plan for getting out of lockdown is England has at least provided some clarity to landlords hoping for a successful summer of drinking. Darren Wood of the New Inn in Newport spoke after Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled […]

Hello everybody. Despite the lock down status of the country at present the work of the Village Hall continues. I am taking this opportunity to let you know our current plans. Due to our continued need for better resources within the hall we have plans to develop the kitchen to make it larger to accommodate […]

Townspeople are encouraged to snap scenic shots of their hometown to be in with a chance of having their photos featured on a 2022 calendar. A statement said: “Newport Town Council are on a mission to ensure that our High Street returns to the vibrant place it was prior to Covid-19’s intervention, and that it […]

It has taken rather a long time but Telford and Wrekin Council are now going out to tender for the tarmacking of the canal towpath from Fishers Lock right up to the top and in to Norbroom Park. The funding has come from the Development on Forton Road. A number of councillors have been pressing […]

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