Ironbridge & Telford News
Autism Friendly Performance of Beauty and the Beast
This year’s pantomime at Oakengates Theatre will be accessible to even more people with a special ‘relaxed performance’ for children and adults who may not be comfortable in a traditional theatre setting.
Photo archive to take residents down memory lane
Camel racing in Telford Town Park….aerial views of Telford’s New Town Estates….Stirchley, Hollinswood and Randlay as they were built…a brand new railway station
Coalbrookdale’s Old Furnace presented with 100th Engineering Heritage Award
The Old Furnace, in Coalbrookdale Shropshire has been presented with a prestigious Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Engineering Heritage Award in recognition of it being the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
Rare and endangered butterfly returns to borough sites after 20 year absence
Telford & Wrekin Council is celebrating the return of a rare and endangered butterfly species to local sites after an absence of nearly 20 years.
Iron Bridge Proposal
When a banner with the words “Will you marry me?” appeared on Shropshire’s famous Iron Bridge, the search was on to find the mystery romantic.
Carols at Southwater
Telford’s new Southwater Development will be getting the borough into the Christmas spirit with a major free carol event for all to join in.
Collector gives life’s work to Ironbridge's Jackfield Tile Museum
A new gallery has opened at Ironbridge's Jackfield Tile Museum after collector John Scott donated his personal assortment of ornate tiles.
Enjoy a Sparkling night out at Weston Park
Weston Park’s Bonfire & Fireworks Night is set to illuminate the sky over 1,000 acres of Capability Brown Parkland on the Shropshire / Staffordshire border.
Spectacular Family Fireworks at Blists Hill Victorian Town
See the night sky spectacularly lit up over Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge on Saturday evening, 1st November when the townsfolk will be celebrating Guy Fawkes’ foiled Gunpowder Plot with a fantastic family fireworks display.
Panto star to do his own show at Oakengates Theatre
A firm favourite on the alternative comedy circuit is set to take the stage at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place on Friday 7 November.