Wellington

31 Jan 2019
A Central Shropshire community arts centre has now appointed their first paid member of staff, Chief Officer, Sophie Eades. The Clifton Community Arts Centre (CCAC) was established in 2013 with a view to raising awareness and funds to reopen the Clifton building in Wellington for the benefit of the community. Unfortunately, a developer stepped in and purchased the site for residential and retail...
04 Nov 2018
Final preparations are being made for a huge Remembrance Day commemoration in Wellington - and the public are being urged to attend. A week long exhibition, starting on Monday (Nov 5), has been set up at the Gratitude Cafe in Duke Street featuring memorabilia from the war and digital displays about the people behind the 184 war dead named on the town Lychgate. Two large boards of information and...
18 Oct 2018
The biggest Remembrance Day commemoration for several years is due to take place in Wellington as a group of volunteers celebrate two years of research ending in a published book. A project to identify and find out about all 184 war dead named on the town Lychgate has brought families together, linked generations and uncovered more about the town’s history. The dedicated team of volunteers set...
17 Jul 2018
TV presenter Angela Rippon enjoyed afternoon tea when she visited a brand new specialist dementia nursing facility, part of the acclaimed Morris Care Centre, in Wellington, Shropshire. The popular broadcaster, an ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Society, met residents and staff at Morris Care’s new Ercall Court to mark the occasion. The 11-bedroom ‘home from home’ on Holyhead Road heralds a new...
20 Jun 2018
A brand-new specialist dementia nursing facility, part of the acclaimed Morris Care Centre, in Wellington, Shropshire has opened its doors today to welcome its first residents. The 11-bedroom ‘home from home’ on Holyhead Road heralds a pioneering new approach to delivering specialist dementia care within a small, bespoke residence – a first for the area. Its holistic approach, The Cedar...
14 May 2018
Morris Care ‘said it with flowers’ to recognise the dedication of their Nurses and mark International Nurses Day on Saturday 12th May. The leading care provider delivered beautiful bouquets to the nursing stations at its six nursing homes in Shropshire and Cheshire with a personal note from Director, Timothy Morris. The valued contribution of nurses all over the world is celebrated every year on...
Derwen on Tour – Making Waves for Dignity at Morris Care Centre
29 Jan 2018
Residents and staff at Morris Care Centre, Wellington, were lucky enough to have an exclusive performance from an inspiring group of young adults from Derwen College, Gobowen, ahead of Dignity Action Day. The students, all from the Creative Studies department, call themselves ‘Derwen on Tour’ (DOT).  The residents at Morris Care Centre experienced Makaton, a specialist sign language that enables...
14 Mar 2017
A Wellington guest house has been awarded a ‘very good’ four-star rating and top marks for cleanliness by official tourism website Shropshire Tourism. Clairmont Guest House, in Haygate Road, retained its current four-star standard which is awarded to premises based on a consistently good standard of housekeeping, hospitality, facilities and breakfast. The hotel had also received a perfect 100%...
02 Nov 2015
A Telford hotel has boosted the experience of couples getting married there - by introducing a new venue and giving away a wedding. Bosses at The Buckatree Hall Hotel in Wellington held a competition to win a wedding as a way of celebrating when Telford & Wrekin Council approved a license for the pagoda in the landscaped grounds in the shadow of the Wrekin - and now couples are enjoying it....
Staff from The Buckatree Hall Hotel and Telford College of Arts and Technology celebrate new partnership
27 Mar 2015
An award winning hotel and a college in Telford have launched a new partnership which will see 260 students experience the tourism industry. The partnership, the first of its kind in the county, will see students on 13 different courses at Telford College of Arts and Technology gain a realistic insight into The Buckatree Hall Hotel at the foot of The Wrekin. Those studying business admin, event...
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