Telford


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Telford,

town (1991 pop. 28,645), Telford and Wrekin, W England. It was originally designated a new townnew towns,
planned urban communities in Great Britain, developed by long-term loans from the central government and first authorized by the New Towns Act of 1946. The chief purpose of the act was to reduce congestion in the great cities (or at least prevent its increase) through
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 in 1963 as Dawley but was enlarged and renamed in 1968. Telford was established to alleviate overpopulation in Birmingham and the Black CountryBlack Country,
highly industrialized region, historically mostly in Staffordshire but partly in Worcestershire and Warwickshire, W central England. It includes Dudley, Rowley Regis (see Warley), Tipton, Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, and Wolverhampton.
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. Industries include machinery, quarrying, brickmaking, iron founding, and brewing. Nearby are the Ironbridge Gorge Museums on the Industrial Revolution and The Wrekin, an isolated volcanic hill.

Telford

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Thomas. 1757--1834, Scottish civil engineer, known esp for his roads and such bridges as the Menai suspension bridge (1825)

Telford

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a town in W central England, in Telford and Wrekin unitary authority, Shropshire: designated a new town in 1963. Pop.: 138 241 (2001)
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Telford MP Lucy Allan called for fast services running straight from Telford to Birmingham, and for more carriages to be added.
Mrs May suggested that was for the council to decide, saying "it is for the authorities in Telford to look specifically at how they wish to address those issues".
Telford, now 30, was 18 when he was sentenced for his part in starting the fire that killed Myra Donachie, 52, in Govanhill, Glasgow, in 2004.
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In fact the 19-yearold, who has previously been put on loan at Conference North side Worcester City, has already made a non-competitive debut for Telford having played for the Bucks against Blues in a friendly on Wednesday night.
As in the last meeting CHESTER FC 1 TELFORD 1 FT: 1-1, AET, Telford win 4-3 on penalties between the clubs, the Blues performance tailed off as the game went on and the Bucks came back into things and Sam Smith equalised on 76 minutes.
Late on, Telford got the ball into the home net again through substitute Dan Preston but it was ruled out for offside.
Coach Simon Leach will not be taking Telford easily, however, especially since they have recently strengthed their squad.
A shopkeeper discovered Mrs Telford strangled by a ligature at her home on February 4, 1988.
Mr Telford has now set up another group to give breaks to child carers who look after ill or disabled parents or siblings, called AJFM Treats for Kids.
With Blackburn going through last weekend against Whitley, it leaves Billingham and Telford scrapping it out over two legs this holiday weekend.
Peter Telford, president and CEO of Peat Resources, was making the rounds at last spring's Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's annual convention, talking to companies like KWG Resources and Cliffs Natural Resources of his ability to supply them with fuel for their future mine operations.