Local News

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

Call to work together for the good of PRH

Following SaTH’s thinly veiled threat of overnight closure of the Princess Royal Hospital’s Accident & Emergency Unit and the Conservative Group’s Emergency Council Meeting called to agree a suitable response; the Labour Leader of Telford & Wrekin Council has been invited to Co-propose a

Full steam ahead for rail plans for Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site

Telford and Wrekin Conservative Councillors, Nicola Lowery (Ironbridge Gorge) and Eric Carter (Newport South and East) recently met with the Chairman of Telford Steam Railway Paul Hughes following on from the recent stakeholder meeting regarding the future of the Ironbridge Power Station and the