Month: January 2014

Independence Telford & Wrekin

We’ve launched our very first newsletter this month – Independence Telford & Wrekin. As it’s the first edition of the newsletter, we’re particularly interested in what you like or dislike and what you’d like to see more or less of

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Direct London rail route abandoned

Virgin Trains have postponed the launch of their direct rail connection to London because it isn’t viable. Virgin had only been able to secure a once a day off-peak service because the Department of Transport and Office of Rail Regulation

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Telford couple fined for taking children on holiday during term time

A couple from Trench have been fined by a court today for taking their children on holiday during term time. Telford & Wrekin Council issued both parents with a £10 a day fine each for each of their three children

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Wheat Leasowes Solar Farm Public Exhibition

Telford & Wrekin Council are holding a public exhibition at Hadley Learning Centre on 15th January to promote their solar farm white elephant before giving themselves planning permission to build it. The council initially claimed the solar farm would generate

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Newport taxi firm says eastern Europeans have a “better work ethic” [Poll]

Newport taxi firm, Ultimate Taxis, is recruiting drivers from eastern Europe because the owner says that people in Telford are too unreliable. Newport Town Councillor and owner of Ultimate Taxis, Cllr Terry Spooner, says that foreign taxi drivers have a

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