Saturday, 30th August 2014

Latest Telford stories

Bosses defend demolition bid

Council chiefs have defended their decision to demolish the Gower Street Youth Centre in St Georges, despite more than 600 people joining a campaign to save it.

Ban for nude shots teaching assistant

A FORMER teaching assistant has been banned from working with children for life after sending naked pictures of herself via text messages to a student.

Warning after two robberies in town

TWO violent robberies on teenagers in Telford are being linked by detectives, who warned people to beware they could strike again.

Pair facing baby murder charge

The Telford parents of an 11-month-old baby who died as a result of head injuries have appeared in court charged with his murder.

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Chancellor is asked to intervene on charges

CHANCELLOR George Osborne is being urged to intervene to block plans to raise parking charges at Shropshire’s two main hospitals by up to 75 per cent.

Moved-on travellers appear in Ironbridge

Travellers evicted from an illegal camp set up on the car park of a business in Telford have now reappeared on Ironbridge’s park and ride site – causing disruption for visitors to

Closure still on at power plant

TELFORD’S Ironbridge Power Station will definitely close in 2015, despite a Government plan to mothball sites to avert a future energy crisis.
Energy companies across the UK are being paid millions of pounds to keep ageing power stations on standby amid mounting fears of blackouts.
Ironbridge is one of a number of coal and oil-fired power stations […]

Panto time - oh yes it is!

Families are invited to get on their magic carpet and join in the fun – with the official launch this week of Telford’s pantomime, Aladdin.

Dawley market to move back to High Street

Dawley Market is set to move back into the High Street thanks to an experimental traffic order.

Fire service to face £2m cuts

Telford could lose one of its three full-time fire engines under plans to cut £1.9 million from Shropshire’s fire budget by 2020, it has been revealed.