Cllr Vanessa Holt
After growing up in my home town of Telford, I studied at
the University of Glamorgan for a Bachelors in Creative Arts and then worked
with Techniquest (A science centre in Cardiff) to attain a Masters in
Communicating Science. Since then, I have worked in various science centres
around the UK, including Enginuity in the Ironbridge Gorge, to enthuse young
people and families about science.
3 years ago, I decided to have a career change and returned
Telford. I am very much enjoying the way our town has developed over the last
few years, with our excellent family events and the friendly atmosphere of our
In my spare time, I act as a Ward Councillor for the Nedge,
being available for residents at regular surgeries and ward walks. I also like
to take part in local musical theatre and frequently sing at charity events. I
am passionate about education, community and the environment and I love to
spent time in our beautiful Shropshire Hills.