Year: 2016

Brexit boosts county exports

Figures release by Shropshire Chamber of Commerce show a boost to local businesses as a result of the EU referendum. The long-overdue devaluation of the pound has provided a welcome boost to exports all over the country, including here in Shropshire where businesses

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Future Fit board recommend closing Telford’s A&E and Women & Children’s Centre

The Future Fit board have voted to recommend the A&E and Women & Children’s Centre in Telford are closed and relocated to Shrewsbury as they always intended to do. Telford has always played second fiddle to Shrewsbury where anything county-wide is concerned

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The EDL are coming to Telford again

The English Defence League (EDL) are planning a protest march in Wellington on November 5th. The EDL held a protest in Wellington in 2011 which passed without any real trouble. Shops were boarded up, a football match was cancelled and

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Attempted abductions outside Telford schools

A woman has attempted to abduct a school pupil outside Hadley Learning Community this week according to police reports. There is no description of the woman but she was reportedly driving a grey or silver car and tried to convince a child to

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UKIP councillors get crash barriers replaced in Stirchley

After nearly 2 years of asking, Telford & Wrekin Council have finally replaced the worn out crash barriers around the underpass on Stirchley Road. The wooden posts holding up the crash barriers had rotted over the years, causing the crash

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Campaigners claim decision has been made to close A&E at Telford

NHS campaigners are claiming to have seen evidence that both the A&E service and the £28m women’s centre at the Princess Royal Hospital are to be closed and relocated to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. If the claims are true this is

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Red Jez wins Labour Party leadership for second time

Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected as leader of the Labour Party, ensuring their continued decline into electoral oblivion. Red Jez has long-standing associations with Irish republican terrorists and used to describe convicted IRA terrorists as prisoners of war. He wants to abolish

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Press Release: UKIP secures another council seat in Telford

UKIP has secured another council seat in Telford and Wrekin, after Peter Roberts was elected to Hollinswood and Randlay parish council. Mr Roberts, who lives and works in Telford, made national headlines back in 2007 when more than one million people signed

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West Mercia Police admit covering up child abuse in Telford

West Mercia police have admitted to wrongly recording reports of grooming and talking down the scale of the problem in Telford & Wrekin. Telford Street Pastors have reported instances of men grooming drunk teenagers, trying to get into children’s discos,

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Labour councillor under investigation for supporting the “wrong” leader

Labour’s cabinet member for finance on the borough council is under investigation by his party for not supporting Jeremy Corbyn in their leadership election. Cllr Lee Carter is supporting Owen Smith to take over as leader of the Labour Party. If

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