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 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

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