Pride in Our Community improvements - week starting 27 January 2020

Here are details of what our crews are working on this week, plus links to more information and to report any issues you are aware of.

Pride in Our Community improvements - week starting 27 January 2020

Winter maintenance – our gritters are on standby 24/7 to respond to Met Office warnings of snow and ice. Met office 5 day forecast for Telford here. More winter information + advice here.

Drains (gullies) – our Balfour Beatty crews are out with the gully tanker cleaning drains in Wellington. You can report a drainage issue here.

Footpaths – our Balfour Beatty crews are improving footpaths in Dothill and Park – Rea Dv, Strine Cl, Cound Cl and Barnet Cl; and Donnington – East Av. You can report a footpath issue here.

Road safety schemes – our Balfour Beatty crews are installing a new crossing point, footway link and traffic calming measures in Chetwynd Road, Newport.

Road lining – our Balfour Beatty crews are refreshing road markings in Donnington.

Potholes – as usual our Balfour Beatty crews are filling potholes that have been reported to us. This week they are in Brookside, Coalbrookdale, Dawley, Donnington, Halesfield, Horton, Lilleshall, Longdon On Tern, Madeley, Muxton, Newport, Oakengates, and Wellington. Please report any you spot here.  

Highways structures – crews will be working at Lee Dingle Bridge in Madeley for one day on 2 February to carry out a routine inspection.

Street lighting – crews fix faulty street lights reported to us. Please report any you spot here.

Newport Innovation and Enterprise Package – highways/infrastructure improvements to A518 to create Ni-Park, a world-leading agri-tech hub in Newport. More information here

Grounds maintenance – our idverde crews are tending shrub beds in Madeley, Malinslee, Priorslee, St Georges and Woodside. The tree teams are in areas across the borough, including Ironbridge and Wrockwardine Wood. You can report a grounds maintenance issue here

Street cleansing – our idverde crews are bin emptying and litter picking in areas across the borough. Road sweepers are in the Dawley area. A Find it Fix It crew is doing jobs in Dawley, and teams are working in Wellington (we’re going to meet the early morning crew later this week) and other local areas doing jobs requested by town/parish councils. Crews are also working on footpaths in Admaston, Brookside, Dawley, St Georges and Stirchley. You can report an issue with littering here

Street Champions and Snow Wardens – our volunteer Street Champions are out doing their bit to keep neighbourhoods tidy. Snow Wardens are also on standby to help neighbourhoods if we get snow.  Details about volunteering as a Street Champion, Snow Warden + other opportunities here.

Enforcement – as of this Friday, we will be taking over Civil Parking Enforcement. Our newly-appointed Neighbourhood Enforcement Officers have been out in the past few weeks issuing warning notices to illegally parked cars. From Friday, they will be able to issue Fixed Penalty Notices, so this is just a reminder to park legally and considerately. More information here.

Join the Pride in Our Community Facebook group here. In the group, you will be able to share your own news about what is happening in your area, including any upcoming events.

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