Author: Harvey Williamson

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Railings next to a children’s play park in Newport were mangled and snapped, seemingly by a vehicle travelling at speed. The black railings at the entrance to the play park on the south-east edge of Victoria Park were found in disarray yesterday afternoon. Borough and town councillor Thomas Janke said that the damage has been […]

Shropshire’s coronavirus hotspot has been put down to a number of cases at Harper Adams University, near Newport, as well as in the local community. The Edgmond and Church Aston area of Telford & Wrekin currently has the highest coronavirus rate in the county, with a level of 613 cases per 100,000 people. In total […]

It promises to be a Remembrance period like no other. Despite the unique events of 2020 and the ever-changing restrictions, hardy volunteers will still be out selling poppies. Not everyone who usually takes part will be able to this time, with age and underlying health conditions needing to be taken into account. And with the […]

Several Year 1 pupils from Newport Infants have been asked to isolate for 14 days as a precaution due a positive test being found in that year group/bubble. Those affected have thankfully been given guidance by the school Head which clearly advise what to do next as per the national guidelines from Public Health England. […]

A regional housebuilder is about to release new homes in Newport, as work gets under way on phase two of its development. Buyers have already moved in to Oak Tree Gardens, off Audley Avenue in Newport, being built by Persimmon Homes West Midlands. Work has now begun on the second phase which will provide a […]

Work to produce a comprehensive plan to set the Marches on the road to economic recovery following the Covid-19 outbreak has been launched at a major summit in the region. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership’s Economic Recovery Summit has highlighted a range of priorities for rebuilding the region’s economy and helping its business community recover […]

Shell, a valuable member of The Tav team, has recently seen her mum go through the terrible ordeal of Breast Cancer. This has touched her life more than most; thankfully Shell’s mum fought the battle and Shell is aiding to support the cause with your help. In aid of the amazing work that is getting […]

POP UP JOB BOX at Newport Swimming Pool 22nd October 8am-10am. Please come and see them for information on: · How to create a CV · Interview skills · Application forms · Learn Telford courses · Appointments with the National Careers Service · Wellbeing activities They are able to arrange appointments for advice over the […]

Half a year group has been sent home from a Newport secondary school after a child tested positive for Covid-19. The ‘y-half’ of Year 9 students at Burton Borough School are being advised to self-isolate until the week after next because a child recorded a positive test. A letter to parents and carers from principal […]

The latest local COVID-19 figures for Telford and Wrekin have been published. For the week ending 11 October, in Telford and Wrekin there have been: 144 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 The number of cases in the borough has quadrupled over the last in 4 weeks The seven day infection rate for Telford and […]

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