Telford and Wrekin Council

A Staffordshire brewery is seeking planning permission to transform a former bank building into a community café bar. The old NatWest building in Newport High Street could get a new lease of life if plans submitted by a local brewery are given the thumbs up by Telford and Wrekin planners. Titanic Brewery Ltd wants to […]

A Water Environment Grant of more than £98,000 has been secured for vital habitat conservation work along the Newport Canal.    The ultimate aim will be restoring the site’s ecological condition and work will involve public consultation, ecological surveys, conservation dredging, water quality protection and access improvements. Newport is one of the places where large […]

The decision to downgrade the Accident & Emergency department at the Princess Royal Hospital and move its consultant-led Women and Children’s Centre to Shrewsbury has been formally referred to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care by Telford & Wrekin Council. The decision to change the way hospital services are provided in Shropshire, […]

Armed Forces personnel and veterans will get concessionary discounts to leisure centres and activities operated by Telford & Wrekin Council. The new discounts will come into effect in April and include swimming for £1, at least 40% off other non-instructed activities such as gym and public ice-skating sessions, and 15% off instructed activities. Councillor John […]

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