Purity Properties Ltd fined for illegally cutting down protected trees

Property firm Purity Properties Limited (PPL) has received a substantial fine for cutting down trees illegally at a Wellington nursing home. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: Director Steven Jagdeep Singh has received a £9,600 fine while the company has been handed a £24,000 fine for removing three trees at The Priory Nursing […]

Learn to compost with our FREE workshops

Composting is a fantastic way to do your bit for the planet and save some pennies in your pocket, all from the comfort of your garden or community space. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: “As part of our ‘added value’ plan with our recycling and waste management partner Veolia, Telford and Wrekin […]

Fly tipper caught and fined

A successful Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN), issued by Telford & Wrekin Council, has resulted in a borough resident being fined £400. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: The rubbish was dumped in Bratton Lane, off the A442, in the village of Bratton and discovered by a member of the public and a council […]

E-bikes and local businesses make it easy to swap from four wheels to two

Changing your mode of transport to something more planet friendly can be daunting. Increasing our families ability to travel on two wheels rather than four has been made much easier through the expertise of a small local business. If you are looking to invest in a bike in the near future, I would highly recommend […]

Council’s Summer of Cycling gets dozens of children riding in first week

More than 70 local children have learnt to ride a bike during the first week of the school holidays thanks to a free initiative run by Telford & Wrekin Council, with hundreds more expected to learn during August. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: Telford & Wrekin Council’s Summer of Cycling campaign got […]

Council leading the charge for electric vehicle plans

Telford & Wrekin Council’s electric vehicle (EV) charging strategy, has set out the pathway to support EV users with accessible charge points across the Borough with an initial £100,000 investment. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: The strategy, submitted to cabinet today (Thursday, July 14) supports the council’s climate change plan by encouraging […]

UK’s first off-grid bus station opens in Wellington, Telford

Telford & Wrekin Council opened the UK’s first bus station to generate its own electricity, in a bid to further reduce the carbon footprint of the borough and meet our ambitious target for net zero by 2030. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: The council has worked with suppliers Etesian Green and Journeo to create an ‘off-grid’ […]

Council’s new FREE climate action tool proving a hit with local businesses

A new digital tool which helps companies to operate more sustainably is already proving a hit with local businesses in Telford and Wrekin. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: Cool Shropshire and Telford is a sustainability initiative providing free environmental support to local micro businesses and SMEs. Sponsored by Telford & Wrekin Council and […]

Telford and Wrekin Council completes Big Spring Clean

The Big Pride in Our Community Spring Clean-up saw sustained activity from Telford and Wrekin Council to make the borough clean, green and safe. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: “Teams were out to cutting grass, strimming vegetation, managing shrub beds, emptying bins, picking up litter, sweeping roads and cycleways, enforcing standards and […]