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This is little Millie and she is back! I’ve told Millie that the ‘big boss of the world’ has said that we all need to stay at home with our mummy & daddy for a while to make sure the nannies and grandads are extra safe now it’s getting colder…..Millie wanted to know if we […]

A driver is facing a trip to court after being caught going at nearly 100mph. Newport Police said they had stopped the driver on the A41 today. Writing on Twitter the police said that they had recorded the car travelling at 98mph. The post from the Newport Cops account said: “Motorist just dealt with for […]

Burton Borough School on Audley Avenue in Newport is shut for operational reasons. Lessons will continue online. A letter to parents from principal Krissi Carter yesterday said the decision was “not taken lightly”. The letter said: “Due to a number of key staff having to self isolate, Burton Borough School will be closed for operational […]

The Norwood House Hotel near Newport has applied to convert its existing dining and function room, which was built in 2014, into five bedrooms with shared washing and toilet facilities. A design statement, submitted on behalf of Norwood House Hotel Ltd director John Watson, says the venue, on Pave Lane, Chetwynd Aston, hopes future guests […]

A volunteer-run cafe will have access to new mouthwatering recipes after a town councillor put some of his allowance towards a new slow cooker. The Hub in the centre of Newport, which hosts a cafe and function space from which profits go to supporting the town’s young people, was set up in 2013. Now town […]

The winners of a children’s Christmas card competition have been chosen, in a festive event to provide some cheer in uncertain times. Newport Town Council hosted the competition, open to any children aged between three and 11, which attracted dozens of creative entries. The entries were all judged this week by councillors Peter Scott and […]

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust today promised a Christmas to remember to help the region emerge from the November lockdown. The museum has been forced to close its doors until the 2nd December under the terms of the Government’s latest lockdown to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust chief executive Nick Ralls said […]

Join Nova FM, 97.5 FM, this Sunday at just after 1050 for the service of Remembrance from St. Nicholas’s Church in Newport lead by the Reverend Merry Smith. A private ceremony is set to take place on Sunday, with the public being asked to stay at home. Mayor Peter Scott said: “We are recording a […]

In a disappointing reminder of the scenes in supermarkets back in March, shelves in Shropshire branches have been cleared of toilet rolls and eggs. Panic buying of household essentials was commonplace in the first nationwide lockdown, and with a second strict clampdown imminent, some shoppers have again been stockpiling as seen in this picture from […]


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