Sambrook Village Hall in Newport has received a £10,000 grant to upgrade its heating system and install a disabled access toilet. Work is expected to be completed next month. Neil Robson, Chairman of the Hall, said: “We are really grateful for the Telford 50 Legacy grant received – with the help of it, we’ve managed […]

Plans to create a new education institute for Telford & Wrekin have been revealed today. Telford & Wrekin Council and the University of Wolverhampton announced that they are in discussions about creating the new facility – to support the borough’s economic and social needs and aimed at attracting an increased number of young and mature […]

The region’s biggest apprenticeship event will be held next week as a part of National Apprenticeship Week.  More than 60 of the biggest local and national employers and education providers will be at the event to showcase apprenticeship opportunities. Organisers say apprenticeships are now seen as a very viable alternative to higher education, with many […]

Gordon Banks OBE, who played in goal for England in the 1966 triumph over West Germany, has died at the age of 81. He managed Telford United between 1979 and 1980. A statement issued this morning by his former club Stoke City on behalf of his family said: “It is with great sadness that we […]

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, […]

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