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My Wild Telford have launched a new twitter account @My_Wild_Telford to support the initiative.  Since 2016, more than 1000 hectares of land have been protected, including 16 Local Nature Reserves and 200 Green Guarantee sites. As well as publishing news stories about new and exciting projects set to take place across the boroughs green spaces […]

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The Town Councillors and Food Share Project UK will continue to deliver to the elderly and self isolating for another 4 weeks. They are hoping that the Food Share Project UK will be back in the Navy Club by July 1st.If you are still self isolating or struggling with no one to turn to call […]

In one day, ten drivers were given tickets for speeding on the busy main roads around Newport Several others using the A41 and A518 near Newport were warned about their speed after being clocked over the limit by police officers from the Operational Patrol Unit The team gave out 10 tickets for speeding on Monday. […]

Work is continuing on the high-tech Newport Innovation Park under the lockdown. The ‘Ni-Park’ by the A518 on the outskirts of Newport is set to create hundreds of new jobs for people in the area by providing a base for agri-tech businesses. Eric Carter, a town and borough councillor who is also president of the […]

Set up following the 2008 recession to support a small village between Newport and Market Drayton, the Cheswardine Community Shop marked its 10th anniversary under lockdown, when the lifeline it provides to villagers is more clear than ever before. The shop is experiencing its busiest period ever, with a small army of 40 volunteers helping […]

The third Newport Police Safer Neighbourhood Team Kids Colouring Competition is finally here … and this time we want to send the message that ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—งโ€™๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ง ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—ง๐—›๐—œ๐—ฆ ๐—ช๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—Ÿ๐—— ! So get your kids to crack out the crayons, pull out the paints and prepare to astound us with their wildest and most wonderful space […]

Newport Foodbank got a boost from Audley Lodge, based at the Masonic Hall in Wellington Road. The money was made up of ยฃ500 from Newport’s Masons and a matching sum from the county’s Masonic Charitable Association. The lodge secretary, Mark Yates, even put in a shift helping the food bank’s volunteers during the hectic lockdown […]

Even more outdoor sport and leisure facilities will re-open in time for the bank holiday weekend as part of a phased approach in easing of restrictions put in place for the coronavirus lockdown. From Saturday 23 May, all outdoor multi use games areas, skate parks and BMX tracks will re-open in the borough. The Telford […]

A family of Newport swans which was torn apart by tragedy was reunited thanks to the hard work of a Shropshire wildlife charity, despite its busiest day ever. A swan pair on the Newport canal welcomed a clutch of new cygnets into the world on Monday or shortly before, but an over-inquisitive coot provoked the […]

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