Lucy Allan calls for long term funding for The Holly Project

Telford’s MP, has written to Councillor Lee Carter, Cabinet Member with special responsibility for Finance, Commercial Services & Economic Development to urge Telford & Wrekin Council to put funding CSE survivor led project on to a permanent footing.

Telford Journal Column - unemployment rate now at its lowest since 1974-75

Like many new towns, over its 50 year history, Telford has suffered from high rates of unemployment, from being hard hit by all national recessions. These rates have been consistently higher than the national average, sometimes as much as twice as high, reaching over 22% at its highest.

Telford Journal Column

Last week I joined friends and family at Telford Crematorium to say goodbye to much loved community campaigner, John Salt, following his sad and unexpected death.

Telford Journal Column

Most people just want the Prime Minister to deliver Brexit and to get on with it.  Of course Brexit must mean that we regain our sovereignty, put an end to free movement of people, and stop paying huge sums of money to the unaccountable EU.

Grooming gang leader recalled to prison


Telford grooming gang leader Murbarek Ali, was released on licence in November 2017, just 5 years after he was sentenced to a 22 year term.

Now we learn he has breached his licence and he is back in jail.