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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.

Below are the top stories:

Top news 

Telford at 50 – YOU come up with the idea, we could help with funding

If YOU have a great idea for a celebration for Telford’s 50th birthday in 2018 but don’t quite have the budget, you can now apply for funding to help make this happen.


Telford turns 50 – more to come in preparation for the anniversary, watch out for it!

There is no secret that Telford turns 50 in 2018 and the preparations for the big anniversary are forging ahead!


Telford 50 anniversary logo revealed at the Carnival of Giants

Telford turns 50 in 2018! In preparation for this, the Council asked people to vote online to choose Telford’s 50th anniversary logo, which will be used to help mark the 50th celebrations.


What projects would you like to see as lasting legacy of Telford's 50th anniversary?

Telford turns 50 in 2018, which is a significant milestone in the development of the town.


2m fund to create borough legacy projects for Telford 50

Telford & Wrekin Council’s Cabinet is set to approve plans for a £2m fund for a range of projects to create a lasting legacy of the anniversary.

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Grant funding is available to support communities to hold a celebration event for Telford’s 50th birthday. Information on how to access this and other funding sources is available.



All our projects aim to get as many people as possible involved, check out opportunities. We would love to hear and spread the news about the things you are doing for Telford 50! Register your events or contact us.