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Posts By James Baylis

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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Preston Montford Field Centre Gets Ready for 60th Birthday Celebrations

November 14, 2017 |

Staff at environmental education centre FSC Preston Montford near Montford Bridge are getting ready for an open day on Saturday 18th November to celebrate the centre’s 60 years of providing opportunities for people of all ages to discover, explore, and understand more about the natural world.Poppy and Jonathan having been practicing wreath making using willow from the estate ready for one of the activity sessions on Saturday. There will also be birdfeeder making sessions, guided walks at 11, 12 and 1pm and an introduction to tree identification – something for all the family.

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People’s Choice Award – Vote for Jackfield!

November 14, 2017 |

Local residents are being urged to vote for the Jackfield Stabilisation Project to help it win the national People’s Choice Award run by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

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Wellington Remembers’ thanks you, our readers. By Mary Rogers

November 13, 2017 |

The Wellington Remembers project would like to say thank you to all the people who are helping them write the Lych Gate biographies.

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EVENTS – Mrs Beeton’s Christmas An evening with Food Historian and TV presenter Dr Annie Gray

November 13, 2017 |

Food historian and TV and radio presenter Dr Annie Gray will be giving a festive-themed talk looking at Christmas in mid-Victorian times through the eyes of Isabella Beeton. Taking place in the Engine Shop at Coalbrookdale on Monday evening, 27th November, ‘Mrs Beeton’s Christmas’ is part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

Mrs Beeton’s Christmas
An evening with Food Historian and TV presenter Dr Annie Gray
Coalbrookdale Monday 27th November

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