Pride In Your Community photo competition launched

Telford and Wrekin residents are being encouraged to capture moments of spring on camera – with the chance of winning a range of prizes.

Pride In Your Community photo competition launched

The Pride In Your Community photo competition is for all residents to enter by email to pridephotos@telford.gov.uk or via the Everyday Telford app.

Typically photos can be of flowers blooming, trees coming back to life, the different colours of spring, structures around the borough – anything that gives people pride in their town.

The deadline for entries is May 1 and prizes are as follows:

Junior category: 1st: Museum Family Passport

2nd: Family ice skating

3rd: Inflatable session

16 and over category: 1st: 2 adult tickets to see The Demon Barbers at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place and three months Aspirations membership.

2nd: 2 adult tickets to see The Demon Barbers and a swim pass

3rd: An aerobics pass and an Energize session

Councillor Shaun Davies, Telford & Wrekin Council’s cabinet lead for Pride In Your Community, said: "We want people to have pride in their borough and help us promote some of the beautiful sights we have.

"Pride In Your Community has been a big success with lots of positive outcomes as a result of the £13.8m funding we have committed to enhance our existing maintenance programme."

More details can be found at www.telford.gov.uk/pridephoto

People can also enter by using the social media hashtag #springprideTW

Some results from Pride In Your Community since its launch in April 2014 are:

  • Additional environmental cleansing work borough wide
  • 1,867 residents now using the Everyday Telford app
  • Avoidance of potential fly tips with a total of 2,179 residents taking advantage of Bulk collection discounts
  • 300 new litter bins purchased and currently being installed
  • 94 per cent resident satisfaction with recycling collection services



 

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