With so much going on for the Telford 50 anniversary – from voting on our anniversary logo, available funding, what sort of legacy schemes you’d like to see, up to the actual events and activities during our anniversary year (parties, festivals, carnivals, and so on) – you will find all news releases in our Telford 50 – Newsroom.
A major project to refurbish an historic Telford hall and upgrade the interior is set to get under way this month thanks to support from the £2m Telford 50 legacy fund.
As part of the Telford 50 Legacy Fund, upgrades and renovations made to several areas of Telford Town Park have now completed for this summer.
A new trail that incorporates key landmarks in Shropshire and beyond that can be attributed to Thomas Telford has been unveiled, as part of Telford 50 Legacy.
From railway adventures and zombie attacks to camp singalongs and silent classics, join in with the fun between 14 September and 31 October for a month of screenings and special events in venues all over town.
So far, 13 community groups from all over the borough have managed to firmly secure grants up to £20,000 from the Telford 50 Legacy Fund, for projects that will help them regenerate or buy community buildings and facilities. In the coming weeks, more community groups will be confirmed as receiving grants.
Renovation works are now underway in the Chelsea and Maxell Gardens for this July in Telford Town Park.
Thanks to Telford 50 Legacy funding, the opening of an innovative new ‘smart home’ will showcase a range of assistive technologies, equipment and gadgets to help older people, those with a disability and people with dementia to live more independently and safely in their own homes.
To celebrate Telford's 50th year, Telford & Wrekin Council has launched a campaign to create a lasting digital record of some of the town's favourite buildings.
The free Balloon and Kite Festival in Telford Town Park at the weekend, one of the major events as part of Telford’s 50th anniversary celebrations this year, attracted around 30,000 people over its two days.
As part of the £2m Telford 50 Legacy Fund to celebrate the town’s 50th anniversary, the borough’s most iconic piece of play equipment is set to be refurbished.
The mayor of Telford & Wrekin dropped into Telford College to check on the planning progress for T-Fest – a one-day music festival which forms part of the town’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
As part of Telford turning 50 this year, Telford & Wrekin Council is organising a range of activities and events to celebrate the town’s rich heritage, numerous achievements, strong volunteering ethos and exciting future.
Borough businesses have the unique opportunity to register until 11 May for the Telford50 Business Award and get the recognition their achievements in Telford and Wrekin deserve!
More than 50 organisations have expressed their interest in the Council’s Telford @ 50 Community Buildings and Facilities Legacy Fund that will help community groups regenerate or buy community buildings and facilities.
Suggest your favourite Telford building and it could be on the list for a virtual tour.
A young children's story book is being launched, to celebrate 50 years of Telford.