Tag: Wellington

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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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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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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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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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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TSB Bank is coming to Telford

One of the Lloyds TSB branches in Telford Town Centre and the branches in Walker Street, Wellington and Albrighton High Street are being re-branded as TSB this week as part of an EU-mandated break up of the bank. When the

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Urgent Appeal To Find Missing Wellington Teenager

West Mercia Police are urgently seeking the public’s help to find a missing teenager from Wellington in Shropshire. Georgia Williams, aged 17, left her home 7.30pm on Sunday 26 May and has not been seen by her family since.  Police

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Dothill by-election

A vacancy has arisen to represent the Dothill ward on Wellington Town Council following the death of Cllr Lesley Street in December. Former mayor of Wellington and deputy mayor of Telford & Wrekin, Denis Allen, has been selected as the

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