Month: March 2014

Petition for adequate traffic solution for Shifnal

Cllr Andy Mitchell is urging Shifnal residents to sign an ePetition calling on Shropshire Council to provide adequate transport solutions for Shifnal after approving a raft of new housing in the town. Andy helped organise a Save Our Shifnal silent

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Teachers strikes forcing school closures tomorrow

Some schools are being forced to close either partially or fully tomorrow because of teachers striking over the introduction of performance-related pay and contributory pensions. There are times when strike action is appropriate and this isn’t one of them. It

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Lilleshall votes to split from Muxton and Donnington

A parish referendum in Lilleshall has found that a small majority of residents are in favour of splitting Lilleshall from Muxton and Donnington and forming their own parish. Lilleshall is currently part of Lilleshall, Muxton & Donnington Parish Council but

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Bowring Park pavilion set on fire by arsonists

The pavilion in Wellington’s Bowring Park has been set on fire by arsonists just days before it was due to reopen. The building was gutted by fire in 2012 and after finally being rebuilt it was due to open again

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Press release: Telford’s Tom Hoof elected to national political post

Members of UKIP’s youth wing have elected Telford’s Tom Hoof as the Deputy Chairman of their national decision making body. 23 year old Tom from St Georges secured 55% of the votes of UKIP’s under-25s to beat Lincolnshire County Councillor

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West Mercia Police providing traffic warden for Newport and Wellington

West Mercia Police have finally agreed to resume parking enforcement in Newport after both Newport and Wellington Town Councils agreed to part-fund a new CSO for the purpose. Newport Town Council has been lobbying Telford & Wrekin Council since last

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UKIP topping the polls for EU elections

A ComRes poll released yesterday has UKIP on 30% of the vote  and on target to win the EU elections in May. The same poll also shows UKIP in a strong third place for next year’s general election with the

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Thieves steal bronze plaques from Wellington cemetery

Sick thieves have stolen a hundred bronze plaques from the Garden of Remembrance at Wellington Cemetery. The plaques bear the names of people whose ashes have been scattered at the cemetery and this will cause untold emotional distress to the

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We can learn from Bridgnorth house swap event

The Star housing association which manages homes in Oswestry and Bridgnorth held a house swap event this week at Westgate in Bridgnorth to give people hit by cuts to housing benefit to swap with people who need or want bigger

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Press Release: UKIP Appoint New Telford & Wrekin Chairman

UKIP APPOINT NEW TELFORD & WREKIN CHAIRMAN … Opportunity to meet new Chairman and lead MEP candidate UKIP members in Telford & Wrekin elected local businessman Stephen Dion as its new chairman at the branch’s Annual General Meeting last week

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