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.
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.
50 sites across the Borough will be given access to £50,000 of funding to help enhance the area. Vote now for your favourite ones!