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

Santa Says Thank You

Santa Says Thank YouSanta has asked the Friends of Telford Town Park to thank the local businesses that have very generously donated prizes for the free raffle         to be held as part of his Fun Run on 6th December. So – very many thanks to:  Cineworld –  4 free cinema passes valid to 31st....  Read more

Town Park receives prestigious Green Flag award

Town Park receives prestigious Green Flag awardTelford Town Park has been recognised as one of the best in the country by the award of the prestigious Green Flag status – see Shropshire Star press report here. The Green Flag Award, managed by Keep Britain Tidy under licence from the Department for Communities and Local Government, recognises and rewards the very best green....  Read more

Explorer family challenge

Explorer family challengeThe Friends of Telford Town Park will be launching a new famiiy activity in August. Explorer is a great challenge activity from British Orienteering which is aimed at kids from 4 years upwards. The youngest enjoy finding the markers (with the help of Mum or Dad doing the map reading) while the older children enjoy....  Read more

Explore Newsletter

Explore Newsletter The Summer 2015  edition has all the latest news of the Town Park and of the activities of the friends.  Read more

Santa Fun Run 2015

Santa Fun Run 2015  The friends are delighted to announce that this year’s Santa Fun Run will take place on Sunday 6th December 2015. This will be the ninth year for the event. Raising funds for both the RNIB and Guide Dogs UK, the Santa Fun Run is an established festive fun event for people of all ages and abilities.....  Read more

Friends work with local companies

Friends work with local companies                Over the last few months the Friends have been ably assisted with park maintenance by the staff from two major companies.First off the mark were HSBC with four of their staff spending the day with us hedge laying near Grange Farm Pool. The day was warm and....  Read more

Half term activities

Half term activitiesWondering what to do with the kids or the grandkids over the half term. Why not book for one of the activities in the Town Park.  They are all free to join but preregistration is essential. Book your space by calling 01952 38234 or email Or how about a Gruffalo walk with  Cadi Price,....  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

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