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The Leader of Telford & Wrekin Council has written to the Secretary of State for Health, calling on him to formally review last night’s decision over the future of hospital services.   The letter, from Councillor Shaun Davies to Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, follows the meeting of the ‘Future Fit’ Joint Committee of Clinical […]

RAF Cosford has issued an appeal for people to attend the funeral of a former RAF engineer and his wife, who died 10 days apart. Victor and Edna Barnett, from Telford, met in the air force; Victor was an engineer and Edna worked in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force. They were married for 68 years, […]

A local Councillor is hoping to boost funds for Newport Carnival by setting up a crowd funding page on the internet. In addition to the collection buckets found in various pubs and businesses around the town, Cllr Thomas Janke has setup a Just Giving page to raise additional funds for the Newport Shropshire Carnival which […]

Newport Rugby Club will hold a minute’s silence for Jason Francis and his long-term partner Alice Robinson before Saturday’s match against Nuneaton. Jason, who was 29, died after being struck by a car in Perth, Australia on December 22. Alice died a short time later. Jason, known to his teammates as “Franna” played rugby for […]

The very first Newport’s Got Talent event has been launched, and it will be hosted by a unicorn called Sparkle! The event will take place on Saturday 16th March and will be open to any pupil at Haberdashers’ Adams, Burton Borough, or Newport Girls’ High School.  Proceeds will go to VICTA, a charity supporting blind […]

A warning has been issued by Telford & Wrekin Council about rogue traders operating in the borough. Reports have been received of two men knocking on people’s doors claiming there is a hole in the roof that needs to be repaired. Telford and Wrekin Council says rogue traders often have no formal training to carry […]

Newport Girls’ High School has received a £40,000 grant from the Wolfson Foundation to improve its science laboratories. Headteacher, Mr Michael Scott commented; “Having been Headteacher of NGHS for just over a year, it is clear that we need to continue our work to modernise our science facilities. This grant from the Wolfson Foundation is […]

Work has been completed on improvements to a vital path link in Edgmond meaning better access for the village primary school. Thanks to a grant from the Pride in our Community fund, the path from Shrewsbury Road car park to the school has been redefined and the surface improved, meaning it can now be used […]

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