Pride in Our Community improvements - week starting 9 July

Here’s what our crews are working on this week. Also details on volunteering and the Telford Community Pride Awards - now open for nominations

Pride in Our Community improvements - week starting 9 July

New footbridge – work to construct the larger bridge span continues and this will be lifted into place during September.

Roads – Highway improvements will be taking place in Langley Crescent, Dawley.

Footpaths – Work will continue in Dawley & Aqueduct, Wrockwardine Wood & Trench and Brookside.

Road lining – Road lining crews will be working along the A442 this week as part of the annual dual carriageway maintenance programme which continues until the end of July. Details of the maintenance programme (what’s happening when, including details of any diversions), are on the website here.

Street lighting – crews are focusing this week on upgrading lights to more energy-efficient LEDs on the Queensway.  If you have a question about street lighting, please email streetlighting@telford.gov.uk.

Potholes fixers – ‘Find it Fix it’ crews are filling potholes that have been reported to us. Please report any you spot here or via the Everyday Telford app.

Litter picking, grass cutting and pruning – with the continuing hot & dry weather, we have suspended grass cutting and deployed teams to concentrate on tree works (lifting low hanging branches and removing epicormic growth), grass edging/strimming, pruning and street cleansing.  Anyone wanting to report an issue with littering in their area can do so here.

Pride in Our Community Street Champion volunteers – volunteers are doing a champion job in our communities. To volunteer as a Street Champion in your area email pride.officer@telford.gov.uk. Details of all volunteering opportunities here.

Telford Community Pride Awards 2018 has opened for nominations – the Awards celebrate the truly remarkable people, groups and businesses who make the borough a better place. Award categories are set out below – make your nominations here.

1. Best Environmental Champions
2. Best School Environmental Project
3. Sporting Achievement Award
4. Inspirational healthy Lifestyle Award
5. Best Community Support Group/Individual
6. Social Responsibility Champions
7. Outstanding Educational Achievement
8. Outstanding Volunteer (3 awards for groups, under 18s and adults)
9. Unsung Hero
10. Good Neighbours Award

More about Pride in Our Community here or join the Facebook group here.

Get live updates on street works and traffic management schemes in Telford here.




 

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