Join the Friends of Telford Town Park

Join the Friends of Telford Town ParkThe Friends of Telford Town Park were started in 2003 with a small group of 3 people, who all felt that the Park needed some extra care and attention. The group was formally constituted in July 2004 and currently consists of over 20 members from all walks of life. The constitution of the Friends states:....  Read more

Telford our New Town Project Update

Telford our New Town Project UpdateThe Friends have been involved over the past year with Telford and Wrekin Libraries in a  project to create a digital archive of Telford. The project  aims to bring together selected items from  the Telford Development Corporation Archive collection held at Shropshire Archives, and other important, unique resources about the  development of Telford in the....  Read more

Learn to grow your own

Learn to grow your ownDo you want to learn more about growing your own fruit and veg, and support your local community cafe and Food Bank? Join the Friends of the Town Park and Rights and Fairness Telford’s Upstart Group and learn how to grow your own, with the support of an experienced community gardener. Starting 29 April 2015....  Read more

Explore Newsletter

Explore NewsletterExplore is the newsletter of the Friends of Telford Town Park. The Spring 2015  edition has all the latest news of the Town Park and of the activities of the friends.  Read more

Help us to secure an award from Nationwide

Help us to secure an award from NationwideGreat news! FOTTP has been shortlisted by the Nationwide Building Society in a competition for  a cash award under their community support scheme. Each of the local organisations shortlisted receives £100 just for being on the shortlist, but the winning organisation receives a further £500. and the winner is chosen by the public. – which....  Read more

Another Successful Santa Run

Another Successful Santa Run  The eighth Santa Fun Run organised by the Friends took place on Sunday 7 December in the Town Park raising money for the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and Guide Dogs UK. The 2014 event attracted 166 runners, joggers and walkers on the day all festively dressed as Father Christmas. 105 people....  Read more

Telford Our New Town: A Digital Archive

Telford Our New Town: A Digital Archive Telford and Wrekin Libraries are seeking volunteer assistance for a new project, ‘Telford, Our New Town’ – creating a digital archive’.    The Libraries  have received £88,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund  for the project which  aims to bring together selected items from  the Telford Development Corporation Archive collection held at Shropshire Archives, and other important,....  Read more

Town Park from the air

Town Park from the airWe are all familiar with the beauty of our Town Park from ground level but we rarely get the opportunity to see it from above. But thanks to our friends in the Telford Park Run we can now see just how lovely it looked from the air in the sunshine – really awesome. The video,....  Read more

The Storms of Telford

The Storms of TelfordThe story of the floods of 24th September 2012 which, thanks to the work of a a small group of engineers in the 1960s, passed almost unnoticed under our feet rather than through our homes. A fascinating story of the system of lakes and culverts which incidentally link smany of our local green spaces. Today,....  Read more