Local News

Cllr Nicola Lowery Updates on Power Station Plans

Uniper Technologies Limited proposes to demolish Conveyors 6 and 7 and the accompanying Conveyor Tower of the former Ironbridge Power Station and have submitted an Application for prior notification under Schedule 2 Part 11 of the Town & Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order

Station Road, Newport update from Cllr Eric Carter

"Further to my earlier post regarding the Station Road works. I spoke to Shropshire Homes today who confirmed that works would be completed by 15th May which is within the 10 week period.

Princess Royal Hospital to Retain Services at Women's & Children's Centre

MP for Telford Lucy Allan has announced that she has had assurances from hospital chiefs, that Telfords PRH will keep the £28m Womens & Children's Centre.  It follows a recent meeting between Simon Wright - Chief Executive of the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Lucy Allan MP and Co

Leader Cllr Andrew Eade speaks out on local plan disaster in T&W

Telford & Wrekin Council’s long awaited £500k Master Plan to control all aspects of planning and building development across the Borough has run into serious trouble following the recent Planning Inquiry chaired by a high powered inspector appointed by the Secretary of State.

Cllr Tim Nelson supports bike safety for Newport

Councillor Tim Nelson, Newport North and West ward, shows his support for the police 'Operation Triumph', designed to keep bikers and other road users safe on Shropshire's roads this summer, and particularly the A41 past Newport. 

Councillors stand up against Quarry plans for Newport

Proposals to build a quarry to extract sand and gravel from a site off Pave Lane in Chetwynd Aston came before Telford & Wrekin Council’s planning committee last night, which was attended by many residents within the local community.

National landlords policy welcome, but T&W policy needs a rethink

Concerning today's Conservative announcement relating to tougher measures for rogue landlords, the Conservative Group in Telford and Wrekin welcomed national measures to protect tenants, but urged Telford and Wrekin Council to reform their proposals so as not to unfairly punish good landlords by