Stirchley chimney site now open to the public

The area around the Stirchley chimney is now open to the public on a daily basis following the formal opening on 21st August. The Chimney is one of the principal reminders of the industry which once occupied the Town Park. 62 metres in height the chimney was built in 1873 on the site of an […]

Arena Fields in trust status marked

The arena area of Telford Town Park was awarded Fields in trust status earlier this year and became one of the Queen Elizabeth II Fields in Trust – a status which provides avery high level of open space protection  in perpetuity. The Friends of Telford Town Park have long argued that the area should be […]

Please report antisocial behaviour

Did your son or daughter do this? We hope not. Please help us to stop this mindless vandalism of the new benches and areas in the park. Telephone 01952 – 382340 if you see anything happening such as this, or ring the non emergency Police number on 101. A lot of time and effort has […]

Town Park Spring Clean

Recently the Friends have had a tidy up at the Crannog site at Grange Pool in readiness for the spring and summer. This popular bird watching site will soon be bursting with leaf and is an ideal place to sit and watch the wonderful biodiversity we have in our park. This will hopefully be springing […]

10 Year Anniversary

The Friends of Telford Town Park will be having our 10th Anniversary in 2013 and to celebrate it we will be holding a memorable event. Plans are already being formed by a sub committee and we look forward to making an annoucement in the next few months. Watch this space…

Explore Issue 4 now published

The Friends of Telford Town Park are pleased to announce that the fourth issue of our newsletter is now published. To download a copy please select it from the left hand menu on the news page. Explore Issue 4 now published

Friends delighted as Arena protected

The Friends of Telford Town Park are delighted to announce that after 5 years efforts we have at last secured the future preservation of the Arena. On Wednesday morning of the 23rd November 2011 the deeds were signed by Ms Alison Moore-Gwyn, the Chief Executive Officer of Fields in Trust and the Mayor of Telford […]

Photo Competition Results

Many thanks to all those who entered the Friends’ Photo Competition, we had many wonderful entries from Shropshire residents all over the county and we are please to announce that first prize goes to Andrew Silman from Telford with the runners up prize going to Wendy Shaw also from Telford. Other entries that made it […]

Arena to be saved

The Friends of Telford Town Park are proud to announce that the long term future of the Arena has been protected by the unanimous  approval of Telford & Wrekin Councils cabinet members. The decision has been taken to place the Arena in “Fields in Trust”, more specifically, it is to become The Queen Elizabeth 2 Telford Town […]

Project OPAL Hedge Survey

The latest part of project OPAL has been completed by the Friends. This is a national scheme which is Lottery funded and covers Air Quality, Water Quality, Earthworms, Hedges and other information which is entered on a national database. It is run from University College, London. The Friends will return in May to complete this […]