Month: April 2014

Congratulations to the Bucks

AFC Telford United secured promotion back to the Conference Premier yesterday, returning to the league they were dumped out of a decade ago after going into administration.

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Council carrying out safety audit on Forge Roundabout

A few weeks ago I wrote to Telford & Wrekin Council highlighting the dangerous new layout of the Forge Roundabout and the girdlock caused by the changes to the Malinslee roundabout by the new Asda. I have had the following response: Forge

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2014 EU Election Broadcast

UKIP’s first election broadcast for next month’s EU elections was shown last night …

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Happy St George’s Day!

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Wellington by-election result

UKIP candidate Patrick Smith came third in yesterday’s by-election for the college ward on Wellington Town Council. Labour won the seat as expected – their candidate was the former chairman of Telford United who is widely credited with saving the club, standing

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Vote UKIP in Wellington today

Voters go to the polls in College ward in Wellington today for the vacancy on Wellington Town Council left by the resignation of Jane Chaplin. UKIP’s candidate is Patrick Smith, a Wellington man who many will recognise as the manager

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UKIP convoy covers north of thee county

A UKIP convoy made its way around north and central Shropshire yesterday with lead MEP candidate Cllr Jill Seymour. The convoy started in Telford then made its way to Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Ellesmere, Whitchurch, Market Drayton and Newport, taking in many places

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Ironbridge park & ride charging needs to change

Parking charges in Ironbridge Gorge are going up to £2.90 per day from May with a 30 minute stay going up to 80p. Whilst these charges are much lower than comparable tourist sites elsewhere in the country, there is concern

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UKIP on target for 4 MEPs in West Mids

A Comres poll published yesterday shows that the West Midlands euroregion – which Telford is a part of – has more support for UKIP than any other part of the country. The poll has UKIP on 30% nationally, tied with

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Nigel Farage urges the public to join the people’s army

Nigel Farage appeared in his second debate with Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg last night and showed the Deputy Prime Minister why UKIP is going to win the EU elections this year and storm into Westminster in next year’s general

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