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News articles and features relating to Newport in the borough of Telford and Wrekin, Shropshire.

Claudia Baker’s winning family selfie photo of son Ivan, 9, daughter Beatrice and ‘Mr Seaweed’

Family wins holiday thanks to seaside selfie competition

When a Shrewsbury travel agency threw down the gauntlet to find the best family holiday ‘selfie’ they were overwhelmed by the hundreds of entries they received.
Last year's Proms and Prosecco in the Park proved a success

Date announced for the return of Shropshire’s classical music festival

A date has been set for the return of a classical music festival in Shropshire with organisers forced to release tickets early due to popular demand.
Henshalls Directors Mark Freeman (left) and Martin Pitchford with Lucy Sutton and her Young Achiever of the Year award

Shropshire insurance broker takes top regional award

A Shropshire insurance broker has claimed the top spot at a prestigious regional awards ceremony.
Nova United chairman, Ted Bowen (extreme right), with players, coaches and the new defibrillator and it’s mounting case

Life-saving device for town football field

New life-saving equipment is being installed at Newport's Shuker Field following a fund-raising drive by the town's junior football club.
Craig Stevens as St George with Sonya Bagley of Galliers Homes

Galliers gift boosts Newport community event

A Newport community event has been given a boost by Shropshire building firm Galliers Homes.

Bonfire Night 2017: Fireworks displays in Shropshire

Looking for fireworks displays in Shropshire this November 2017? Take a look at our events guide as the county celebrates Bonfire Night.

Bovis Homes fined for Newport planning conditions breach

Bovis Homes have been fined after admitting planning law offences when it carried out construction work outside of agreed hours in Newport.
Agricultural students are being invited to apply for a scholarship being offered by the organisers of Newport Show

Show organisers offer agricultural scholarship

The organisers behind one of Shropshire’s leading one-day shows are inviting agricultural students to apply for a scholarship to help boost their studies.
Newport Innovation Park artists impression

Council to begin consultation on proposed new Innovation Park in Newport

Telford & Wrekin Council is to begin a consultation on plans for a multi-million pound Innovation Park on the outskirts of Newport.
The staff of Duignan Phelps Optometrists – one of the dozens of Newport businesses supporting the initiative

Shropshire town’s bid to be dementia-friendly

A Shropshire town is in the running to be the county’s first to be recognised as dementia-friendly.
Newport Show President Tony Asson pictured with his two-year-old French Bulldog Beau

Newport Show reveals new President

A university lecturer has been announced as the latest President of one of Shropshire’s leading one-day shows.

Newport shop moves to combine businesses

A popular Shropshire boutique business is combining two shops in the county into one.

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