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Weekend reopening for The Wharfage in Ironbridge

The Wharfage in Ironbridge is to reopen to vehicles at weekends following closures during the summer months to create a safe socially distanced space.
Merrythought is celebrating 90 years of business next month and is asking fans to share their memories

Bear-illiant Memories for Merrythought’s 90th Birthday

Britain’s oldest remaining teddy bear manufacturer is celebrating 90 years of business next month and is asking fans to share their memories to mark the milestone.

The Festival of Imagination returns to Ironbridge this autumn

Despite many events being cancelled this year due to coronavirus, “The Festival of Imagination” will return to the Ironbridge Gorge this autumn.
The flood barriers along the Wharfage moved after being overwhelmed by the volume of flood water. Photo: Barry Jones

Telford & Wrekin Council working with River Severn Partnership to help residents and businesses

Telford & Wrekin Council is working with other organisations calling for Government support to address the continued threat to people who live and work along the length of the River Severn.
The Wharfage car park in Ironbridge. Photo: Google Street View

Free parking in Ironbridge Gorge extended

Businesses in the Ironbridge Gorge are to get a boost with free parking at council-owned car parks extended until August.
Bevan is available alongside the rest of the Blue Ribbon Collection

Bevan and companions aim to raise £10,000 to Help NHS Heroes

Britain’s oldest remaining teddy bear manufacturer is aiming to raise over £10,000 to support the NHS, as management announced today they were already more than half way to their target.
Ironbridge’s iconic Victorian policeman Guy Rowlands

Victorian singing policeman ‘humbled’ to finish runner-up in national tourism award

Discover Shropshire & Telford, the tourism board for the area, are celebrating as their nominee for VisitEngland Tourism Superstar 2020, Ironbridge’s iconic Victorian policeman Guy Rowlands, is named runner-up.
Toni Sian Williams with the cover of her E-book

Shropshire author creates Children’s book dedicated to key workers

A Shropshire woman has been inspired by the heroic efforts of key workers across the country during the current COVID-19 crisis and has created a magical story that depicts them through the eyes of a child.

Car parking charges in Ironbridge Gorge lifted to support businesses

Parking on the Council’s five main car parks that serve the Ironbridge Gorge is now free for the next few weeks to support businesses and encourage more people to visit the area.
Staff at the White Hart in Ironbridge

Flood-hit Ironbridge pub to re-open its doors after clean-up

A popular Ironbridge pub and restaurant has today re-opened its doors after an extensive clean-up operation following Shropshire’s recent heavy flooding.

Telford & Wrekin Council accelerates support for flood-hit businesses

Help for businesses hit by flooding from storms Dennis and Ciara is being accelerated by Telford & Wrekin Council.

Shropshire MPs call on Minister to reopen Ironbridge Power Station rail line

Philip Dunne MP and fellow Shropshire MPs have joined forces to urge the Rail Minister to consider reopening the Ironbridge Power Station rail line for passenger rail.


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