Local News

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.

Lucy Allan to back expansion of Heathrow Airport

Later today, MPs will vote on the expansion of Heathrow Airport.

The project which has 50 years in the making has the potential to create thousands of high-paying jobs across the country, including the West Midlands.