Telford

06 Nov 2017
A specialist manufacturer with growing order books has commissioned leading contractor Morris Property to build a new factory at Telford’s Hortonwood West industrial estate. Bakerbellfield, which supplies commercial interiors for airports, rail, office and education sectors, will invest around £1.6m in the project, including land costs. It needs the additional space after outgrowing its 50,000ft²...
02 Nov 2017
Shropshire’s leading independent care provider has launched a search for its next intake of apprentice care assistants. Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes across the county, has an apprenticeship role available at two of its homes in Shrewsbury – Coton Hill House and Briarfields - and at Barclay Gardens in Telford. It follows the successful qualifications gained by former apprentices Mischa...
The gold standards framework
12 Oct 2017
A Telford care home has achieved a nationally recognised gold award for the high quality of its care for people in the last years of their life. Morris Care Centre in Wellington passed the Gold Standards Framework Care Homes Accreditation Quality Hallmark after a rigorous independent review of all aspects of its care. It is one of only a select few in Shropshire to hold the coveted hallmark. Home...
Children from ABC Day Nursery held a Harvest festival and collected food to donate to a local church
06 Oct 2017
A group of nurseries in Telford is giving food donations to people across the town after holding a harvest festival. ABC Day Nursery, which has bases in Holinswood, Lightmoor, Hadley and Hoo, has collected crate loads of food which is now being delivered to those nearby. The food collected by the children at Hoo is being given to St Lawrence’s Church in Preston upon the Weald Moors, who will...
27 Sep 2017
An outstanding nursery in Telford has unveiled a new sensory room specially designed to enhance the development of all children. Staff at ABC Day Nursery at Hoo have spent weeks designing, sourcing materials for and creating the new room. Room supervisor Sophie Pilgrim said it has gone down very well with the little ones. She said: “We opened the new sensory room to the children this month,...
21 Sep 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group is inviting Telford students, currently in Year 11, to a special progression evening, where they can get a host of advice about what to do after school. This one-stop shop to explore the choices available after leaving school includes full-time education, both vocational and A Levels, Apprenticeships and employment, is on Wednesday, 27 September from 4pm- 7.30pm at the...
31 Aug 2017
Two Telford BMX riders have brought home the silverware after both clinching British number 3 titles. Six year old Archie Smallman and Callum Edwards, 16, both took the British podium titles at the British BMX Championships held in Derby over the bank holiday weekend. Archie, a pupil at Lawley Primary School, came 1st in all of his motos and his quarter final before taking second in his semi...
Shropshire florist and gift shop is behind random acts of kindness in the county
03 Aug 2017
Have you discovered an abandoned bouquet of flowers around Shropshire yet? Mystery has surrounded the series of posies in dressed jars that have been springing up at locations around the county - and the people behind it have now revealed the reason: they want to brighten someone’s day. Staff at Big Little Things flower and gift company in Norton, near Shifnal, have specially designed and...
16 Jul 2017
    A friend of mine, we’ll call him Tim, often asks me if I can come up with a one word review for the car I’m currently driving. Over the years I’ve used words such as imperious, luxurious, capable, charming, swift, brilliant, stunning, dreadful, awful, excellent, challenging, and many more besides to succinctly describe my feelings for everything from Adams to Audis, Fiesta to Ferraris,...
10 Jul 2017
A Shropshire care company has recognised the high quality of work of three of its staff at an awards ceremony. Bosses at Sentinel Care Services, based in Telford, has named Sally Edwards as its Carer of the Quarter and also highlighted the efforts of Jade Till and Nicola Hilliard for special mentions in coming to their decision. Sentinel provides care to people within their own homes across...
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