Friends of Telford Town Park

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

New Chair for the Friends

New Chair for the FriendsAt The Friends’ AGM on Wednesday 9 April, John Trubshaw was elected as the new Chair for the Friends of Telford Town Park. John has been an active member of the Friends for several years and takes over from Chris Pettman, the longest serving chairman in the  eleven year history of the group. Chris will....  Read more

Our new hedge is shaping up

Our new hedge is shaping upIf you have walked into the Town park from Arundel Close Stirchley recently you might have noticed this attractive new hedge, the result of hedge laying activity by the Friends of Telford Town Park over the winter and early spring months. Hedge laying is just one of the woodland skills that you could learn as....  Read more

Explore Newsletter

Explore Newsletter Explore is the newsletter of the Friends of Telford Town Park. The Spring 2014  edition has all the latest news of the Town Park and of the activities of the friends.  Read more

What’s on in the Park?

What’s on in the Park?Looking for something to do with visiting in-laws over Easter or with the kids during the school holidays. Telford Town Park has something for everyone including a wide range of regular attractions and a series of special events for the holiday period. And if none of these interest you, just take a walk through the....  Read more

Chairman\s Report 2013/14

Chairman\s Report 2013/14The Friends of Telford Town Park have just completed their most successful year since the formation of the organisation 10 years ago in 2003. You can read details of the highlights in the annual report of Chris Pettman, the outgoing Chairman  Read more

help needed with breeding birds survey in 2014

help needed with breeding birds survey in 2014Looking for a fun way of sharpening up your bird ID skills?Shropshire Wildlife Trust is looking for assistance with  gathering data on breeding birds on their reserves in Telford in 2014.  If you are interested in taking part please contact Matt Marston the Reserves officer for the Telford area  ( for more details.  Read more

The Friends win prestigious national award

The Friends win prestigious national awardOn August the 17th 2013 the Friends, in conjunction with Telford Green Spaces Partnership, held an event known as Jolly Green Day. The day was a free event for the public to come along and see what was on offer in the way of exciting things to do out of doors, mostly for free. There....  Read more

Santa Fun Run raises £2000

Santa Fun Run raises £2000Sponsor money raised by the seventh Santa Fun Run in Telford Town Park has now been collected in and a total of £2,000 has been shared between the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and Guide Dogs UK. The festive run was organised by the Friends of Telford Town Park on 8 December 2013....  Read more

Ground works for new Sensory Garden get underway

Ground works for new Sensory Garden get underway  The Friends are delighted to report that work is now underway on the ground works for the new sensory garden in the Park’s Chelsea Gardens. It is expected that the work will take 3 to 4 weeks completing around mid April. As soon as this stage has been completed, the Friends ‘Drop In Gardening....  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