• Beauty therapy taster evening at Telford College
    Telford College is holding a beauty therapy taster session next week to give people a flavour of the exciting career development opportunities on offer. The college’s on-site hair and beauty training salon, The Retreat, will be opening its doors from 5pm [more...]
  • Caroline Bedford, new head teacher at Burton Borough School in NewportNew head teacher appointed at Burton Borough School
    A new head teacher has been appointed at Burton Borough secondary school in Newport. It is a return to her roots for Caroline Bedford, who was born and raised in the Newport area. She will officially take over at the start of the new term in September – [more...]
  • Wrekin Labour Announce Candidate
    Rohualla (Roh) Yakobi, fled Taliban persecution and came to the UK in 2004, ending up in Wolverhampton as a refugee, Roh said on X that “I owe everything I have to this wonderful country. I am determined to pay back what I owe.” “This [more...]
  • Lucy Allan MP backs Telford Reform Candidate
    Still the MP for Telford until Friday, Lucy Allan MP has posted on X “I am supporting Alan Adams to be Telford’s next MP. If you want to help Alan or donate to his campaign, sign up on his website“. This will no doubt [more...]
  • New Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Telford and Wrekin elected
    The new Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Telford and Wrekin for 2024-25 have been elected, at the Council’s Annual General Meeting. At the meeting, held last night, Councillor Ian Preece was elected as Mayor of the Borough for 2024-25, and [more...]
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From the archive
  • Telford Advertising Leaflet c1975
    This leaflet is one of many advertising Telford as a place to move to. The Teddy Bear featured is on of Merrythoughts, and the Chair Carousel I think is the one at Blists Hill. […]
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  • History: C&A in Telford
    We all like to reminisce about Telford, and all it takes is something in the back of a drawer or a loft clear out to get the memories flooding back. […]
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  • Innes Lee ScorpionTelford’s small part in Car Manufacturing
    In a corner of Stafford Park in 1973, a factory opened up making a small sports car. Designed by Tom Killeen, a former Jensen engineer and draughtsman with a specialism in developing monocoque-bodies sports cars, the Innes Lee Scorpion was born. […]

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