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:
The borough’s most famous structure the iconic Iron Bridge is set to get year round illumination thanks to a Council fund to mark Telford’s 50th anniversary celebrations and support from Arts Council England.
Bus Company Arriva gets on board with Telford 50 and promotes the 50th anniversary of the borough with a very special bus.
Community groups from across the borough can now bid for their share of a £240,000 grant pot to help regenerate or buy community buildings and facilities.
Almost £1m will be made available to help regenerate community buildings and facilities across the borough to leave a lasting legacy from Telford’s 50th anniversary.
Telford & Wrekin Council is appealing to businesses to help make 2018 a memorable year by getting involved in the Telford 50 celebrations.
To mark Telford’s 50th anniversary, this year’s Carnival of Giants will celebrate Giants of Telford from the past and the present, from the famous to everyday unsung heroes. You have until 26th of February to apply to be part of it!
Two more shows have been announced for Telford & Wrekin Council’s Big Top celebrations this summer to mark both Telford’s 50th birthday and 50 years of Oakengates Theatre @ The Place.
The Telford @ 50 Community Buildings and Facilities Legacy Fund aims to breathe new life into a range of community buildings and facilities within Telford and Wrekin.
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!