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Man dies as vehicle collapses on top of him in Ightfield

Man dies as vehicle collapses on top of him in Ightfield

Posted 27/11/2014

A man has died after the vehicle he was working under collapsed on top of him in Ightfield this afternoon.

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Police seek to identify men seen outside Wellington nightclub

Police officers are trying to locate and identify two men who may have vital information relating to an incident outside a Wellington nightclub.

Shrewsbury Town Centre

Shrewsbury residents invited to have say on future of town

Shrewsbury residents will have the chance to help shape the future of the town at a meeting being held next week.

Man dies as vehicle collapses on top of him in Ightfield

Man dies as vehicle collapses on top of him in Ightfield

A man has died after the vehicle he was working under collapsed on top of him in Ightfield this afternoon.

Entertainment

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Paddington

Free Film Friday – Paddington

Posted 28/11/2014

Fancy seeing Paddington or another film at Cineworld Shrewsbury for free? Enter our Free Film Friday competition and you could win a pair of tickets.

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Gareth Rhys Jones

BID star Gareth Rhys Jones releases ‘This is your Christmas’

Gareth Rhys Jones, the man behind the music for the ‘Christmas in Shrewsbury’ video, will be releasing the full version of ‘This is your Christmas’ on Monday.

Paddington

Free Film Friday – Paddington

Fancy seeing Paddington or another film at Cineworld Shrewsbury for free? Enter our Free Film Friday competition and you could win a pair of tickets.

Lunettes

Concert set to raise funds for Shrewsbury Ark

Get your Christmas jumper on, and join the Lunettes and chums for a very special gig on Sunday 14 December 14.

Business News

Jayne Pickering, Gemma Jackson and Luke Bishop. from eurochange

Retail jobs boost in Shrewsbury

Posted 28/11/2014

Two new openings in Shrewsbury’s Darwin and Pride Hill Shopping Centres have created eight new jobs and seen the retail return of a familiar face.

Attendees enjoy the Network with Style Christmas extravaganza charity fundraiser

Shropshire business women enjoy Christmas Extravaganza

Posted 28/11/2014

Over 80 business women gathered for lunch at the Lord Hill Hotel in Shrewsbury to hear how Carrie Bate fared on Dragon’s Den, what it was really like facing the Dragons and how her business, The Little Coffee Bag Company, won bids from three of the Dragons.

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Shropshire man to take part in ambitious polar expedition

Shropshire man to take part in ambitious polar expedition

Posted 25/11/2014

From Urban Warrior to Ice Warrior, a Shropshire man has been chosen for a World Record Attempt to Reach the Northern Pole of Inaccessibility.

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Pictured are, from left, Jenny Coldicott, Mollie Simpson, Jenny Hyatt, Megan Dempsey, Steve Coldicott and Phillipa Dempsey, with youngsters Jack Hyatt and Eve Dempsey. Photo: Dave Cooper

Help for Heroes event raises over £800 in Bridgnorth

Around 100 people turned up for a charity day in Bridgnorth which raised over £800 for the Help for Heroes campaign.

Shropshire man to take part in ambitious polar expedition

Shropshire man to take part in ambitious polar expedition

From Urban Warrior to Ice Warrior, a Shropshire man has been chosen for a World Record Attempt to Reach the Northern Pole of Inaccessibility.

Shropshire WPC killed in WWII honoured

Shropshire WPC killed in WWII honoured

A WPC from Shropshire who was killed whilst on duty during WWII has been honoured by the Metropolitan Police Service.

Taste

Manager Nadine Roach with Sparkling English wine from their 2012  vintage

Kerry Vale Vineyard sparkles with their first English fizz

Posted 27/11/2014

A Shropshire vineyard on the Welsh border have launched a new limited Sparkling English wine.

Dickensian Brewery

Shropshire brewery scoops its first award

Posted 21/11/2014

A Shropshire brewery has scooped its first accolade after impressing judges at Shrewsbury Beer Festival.

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Competitions and Offers

Paddington

Free Film Friday – Paddington

Posted 28/11/2014

Fancy seeing Paddington or another film at Cineworld Shrewsbury for free? Enter our Free Film Friday competition and you could win a pair of tickets.

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Lifestyle

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Emma Bacon

Emma Bacon: Young Hearts and Minds

Posted 21/11/2014

On a daily basis, with my job I am fortunate enough to meet lots of incredibly interesting, clever, smart people, writes Emma

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Erica Coppinger, Evolve Manager and The Mayor of Shrewsbury, Councillor Beverley Baker

Evolve Salon holds glittering opening ceremony

Evolve professional hair & beauty salon held its official opening ceremony this week as specially invited guests visited the new state-of-the-art facilities and saw treatments in action.

STWLifestyles

Shropshire marks National HIV Testing Week

Health experts in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are encouraging those most at risk of HIV infection to get tested during national HIV Testing Week which starts on Saturday and runs until 29 November.

Emma Bacon

Emma Bacon: Young Hearts and Minds

On a daily basis, with my job I am fortunate enough to meet lots of incredibly interesting, clever, smart people, writes Emma

 

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Shrewsbury Christmas lights light up Mardol.

Shropshire Christmas lights switch on events 2014

It’s that time of year when towns across Shropshire are holding their annual Christmas light switch on ceremonies.

 

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Audio specialist Acoustic Boutique arrives in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury has welcomed the arrival of Acoustic Boutique, the new home of the sound and music specialists.