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Posts By James Baylis

Record number of staff vaccinated against flu

February 15, 2018 |

A record number of frontline healthcare workers at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals have had their flu jab this winter.

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Available now from the Wrekin News offices

February 15, 2018 |

Round the Wrekin in Kiloverbs by George Evans –

A thoughtful collection of timeless kiloverbs written by the Wrekin’s favourite columnist! (Click for more information)

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World War One in the Wrekin area and Wem by Wendy Palin

February 8, 2018 |

Everyone in Britain was affected by the Great War and huge numbers of the population were keen to find ways to help the war effort. For some this meant raising money for the Soldiers’ Comfort Funds or knitting socks.

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Can you help find Millie?

January 3, 2018 |

Parson Jack Russell terrier Millie has now been missing in the Telford area since December 29.

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All staff fully trained in first aid at Shropshire nursery after changes in law

December 1, 2017 |

All staff across four sites of a nursery in Telford are now fully first aid trained – thanks to one of the parents of a child there.
Craig Stockman, who sends his young daughter to ABC Day Nursery at Hadley, has held extra training sessions after the law demanded all nursery staff are qualified.
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Don’t Drink and Drown campaign launched

December 1, 2017 |

Young people who drink too much alcohol and walk home alongside the River Severn are being made aware of the dangers with the launch of a Don’t Drink and Drown and “Respect the Water” campaign in Shropshire.
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Age UK launches Christmas campaign: ‘No one should have no one’

December 1, 2017 |

A local charity has launched a Christmas appeal which aims to tackle the huge issue of loneliness and isolation in older people.
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Santa Claus is coming to town!

November 29, 2017 |

Meadowdale Nurseries in Telford have announced today that they will be welcoming a very special guest to their garden centre throughout the festive period. Father Christmas will be visiting every weekend from the 25th November until the 23rd December and will be seeing children from 12pm to 4pm. There will be a small charge of £5 per child, which includes a present and there is no need to pre-book.
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Christmas is officially unwrapped at the Telford Centre

November 29, 2017 |

Thousands of people flocked to the Telford Centre to watch a spectacular light switch-on fun day, marking the start of the festive season.
The action packed programme of enchanting events started at 11am, leading up to the Christmas lights switch from Signal 107 DJ Dicky Dodd and Santa Claus at 5pm.
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Ground breaking ceremony for plastics manufacturer’s new factory

November 14, 2017 |

Leading plastics manufacturer Craemer Group has held a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate their purchase of land to build a new factory.

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