Local News

Communities urged to support third hospital option for T&W

The communities across Shropshire and Powys are being urged to give their support to a third option for hospital services during the forthcoming public consultation over the future roles of Shropshire’s hospitals.


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.