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Telford 50 - get excited...be a part of it

Telford 50 is a year long celebration of the town, its people, its businesses, its places and its culture.


Plans in for a world leading agri-tech research and innovation hub

Plans in for a world leading agri-tech research and innovation hub

Plans have now been submitted for a new business innovation park in Newport which is set to be the international centre for the innovation of advanced agri-technologies.


Telford sites move forward on list of possible Logistics Hubs to support new Heathrow runway

Telford sites move forward on list of possible Logistics Hubs to support new Heathrow runway

Two sites in Telford have made the shortlist to become possible sites for a major logistics hub to support the building of a third runway at Heathrow Airport.


Telford proves that proactive investment and support delivers results

Telford proves that proactive investment and support delivers results

In the past 50 years since its inception as a new town, Telford has emerged as an international hub for advanced manufacturing supply chains, plastics & polymer production and more recently agritech.


Telford Land Deal bolsters local economy by £236million in 18 months

Telford Land Deal bolsters local economy by £236million in 18 months

The Telford Land Deal - an innovative investment scheme run by Telford & Wrekin Council, has attracted £236 million of investment to the area since April 2016.


Growing pet products firm relocates to new Telford industrial area

Growing pet products firm relocates to new Telford industrial area

Shropshire-based pet accessory company Rosewood Pet Products is relocating its business to a state-of-the-art purpose built distribution and office premises at Hortonwood West.


Craemer Group acquires new Telford factory site

Wheelie bin firm set to create 70 new jobs


Hundreds of companies to benefit from business rates relief scheme

More than 300 local businesses are set to benefit from a business rates relief scheme.


Telford FDI success

Telford cements status as investment hotspot as it experiences record levels of FDI


Prince Personnel Placement

Prince Personnel Placement

With the support of Enterprise Telford and Telford HR Forum, recruitment experts at a Telford company have put their skills to good use to help a local student shape her plans for the future.


Discover Telford reveals 20% increase in economic impact from business events

Discover Telford, today announces at International Confex that the economic impact of business events held in the region has risen by 20% in three years to £150 million in 2016.


£9 million to be invested in 950 job Enterprise site in Newport

£9 million to be invested in 950 job Enterprise site in Newport

A £9 million business park investment in Newport that could create 950 new jobs, is set to go ahead after securing Government funding through the Midlands Engine and Telford & Wrekin Council.


2,000 premises can now access fibre broadband

2,000 premises can now access fibre broadband

98% of the borough will be able to access superfast broadband by the end of 2017.


Spotlight on Skills

Spotlight on Skills

What will the apprenticeship levy mean to your business? Join us to find out how apprenticeships are changing, how you can maximise the use of the levy.


Are you looking to recruit new staff?

Are you looking to recruit new staff?

Are you looking to recruit new staff? Telford & Wrekin Council can offer a range of services to support you when recruiting.


Telford Growth Fund set to reach £50m

A major investment fund to help new and existing companies, is set to more than double in size.


Centre opens up veterinary physiotherapy services to wider community

Centre opens up veterinary physiotherapy services to wider community

People – or more accurately their pets – from the local community are to benefit from a veterinary physiotherapy training centre which has opened its doors to Shropshire customers.


Grants available for charities and social enterprises to build a website

Grants available for charities and social enterprises to build a website

Grants of up to £18,000 for charities and social enterprises to build an amazing website. Getting investment for digital is tough. We’re here to fill the gap.


Innovation Voucher Scheme

Innovation Voucher Scheme

It provides start ups, small or medium-sized enterprises with the opportunity to collaborate with external experts to gain new knowledge to help their business innovate, develop and grow.


Automotive parts supplier Polytec to establish new UK base in Telford

Telford & Wrekin Council and the HCA are delighted to announce that automotive parts supplier Polytec Group is to build an additional manufacturing site at the T54 technology park.


Wellington Town Centre launches a new Business and Retail Hub – thanks to High street funding

Wellington Town Centre launches a new Business and Retail Hub – thanks to High street funding

This is a new-style business and retail hub where the focus is on coffee-chats, meet ups, co working and events for local communities, business owners and freelancers.


Connecting schools and colleges with businesses

Connecting schools and colleges with businesses

Telford & Wrekin Council is making it easier for schools and colleges to connect with local businesses to better prepare their students for the world of work with a new web portal.