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Deputy Chief Fire Officer Rod Hammerton urges extra vigilance during the firefighters’ strike

Firefighters to begin four day strike this evening

Posted 31/10/2014

We are being urged to be extra vigilant during the firefighters’ four day strike in Shropshire which starts at 6pm this evening.

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Results declared in Ironbridge Gorge and Newport West by-elections

Results declared in Ironbridge Gorge and Newport West by-elections

The results have been declared in the by-elections for Telford & Wrekin Council’s Ironbridge Gorge and Newport West wards that were held yesterday.

Deputy Chief Fire Officer Rod Hammerton urges extra vigilance during the firefighters’ strike

Firefighters to begin four day strike this evening

We are being urged to be extra vigilant during the firefighters’ four day strike in Shropshire which starts at 6pm this evening.

Arrest made following assault at Telford pub

Arrest made following assault at Telford pub

A man from Telford has been arrested following an assault inside the Crown Inn Pub in Dawley.

Entertainment

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Apprentice Matthew Treanor Cartwright works on a restoration

Rare behind the scenes look into aircraft conservation

Posted 29/10/2014

This November, the Sir Michael Beetham Conservation Centre at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford will once again be opening its doors.

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Ouija

Free Film Friday – Ouija (15)

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

Queens of comedy cabaret, Fascinating Aïda

Fascinating Aïda set to charm Telford

Queens of comedy cabaret, Fascinating Aïda, are bringing their Charm Offensive tour to Oakengates Theatre @ The Place.

Oliver played by Thomas Willis

Get Your Wigle brings Oliver to Theatre Severn

Shropshire musical theatre company Get Your Wigle On are looking forward to bringing their biggest production to date: ‘Oliver!’ to Theatre Severn.

Business News

Katie Hatten, Branch Manager at Foden Property

Shropshire property specialist celebrates success

Posted 31/10/2014

A local estate agency is supporting national figures which suggest the housing market is set to rise substantially over the next few years.

High -precision machining facilities at the Nuclear AMRC, available to help manufacturers improve their manufacturing performance

MAS urges small Shropshire manufacturers to get ‘Fit for Nuclear’

Posted 31/10/2014

Small manufacturers in Shropshire are set to benefit from specialist support to access the UK’s rapidly developing £60bn civil nuclear new build programme and significant opportunities in decommissioning.

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Market traders launch The Big Market Art-Off Christmas Competition

Traders launch ‘The Big Market Art-Off Christmas Competition’

Posted 29/10/2014

Shrewsbury market traders are launching a big art competition with cash prizes to create a festive backdrop to late-night shopping events in the lead up to Christmas.

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Elizabeth Wood

Elizabeth completes 15 years of support for abuse charity

A woman who suffered the horrors of childhood abuse is to bring the curtain down on 15 years of raising Christmas cash to help fellow victims.

Home Start

First ever fundraising role for Telford charity

A Telford charity that supports families struggling with young children is looking for a part-time fundraising officer to help with the cost of its growing workload.

Pictured carving pumpkins at the Halloween Barn at Hoo Farm are Stanley Hindle, Lucy Holbrook and Phoebe Blackwell from ABC @ Hoo

Telford nursery helps Hoo Farm get ready for halloween

Children at a Telford nursery have been helping a top visitor attraction get ready for halloween by helping to carve out spooky pumpkins.

Taste

Jane Vaughan, Tim Vaughan, Caroline Cattle

Ludlow pub opens luxury accommodation in former outbuildings

Posted 28/10/2014

The Queens in Ludlow has expanded its offering thanks to £25,500 grant from the Local Enterprise Partnership.

Chef Mohammad Azad from Cafe Saffron

Shrewsbury curry chef crowned country’s best

Posted 27/10/2014

A chef from Shrewsbury was voted one of the best curry chefs in the UK at the 2014 Curry Chef of the Year Awards at the Lancaster Hotel, London.

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Competitions and Offers

Ouija

Free Film Friday – Ouija (15)

Posted 31/10/2014

Fancy seeing Ouija or another film of your choice 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: The Person

Posted 24/10/2014

No one can compare you for the self you are yet to become.

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will

Have you made a will?

A Shropshire law firm has urged county residents to make a will after it emerged millions of UK residents do not have one.

The Green Oak Foundation Team

Demand grows for Shropshire counselling Support Service

A Unique and Innovative Community Interest Company has relocated to new premises after demand has grown for its service.

Michele Burton, founder of Mitchy Titch.

First Telford school signs up for children’s yoga classes

You may be used to seeing the odd Olympic sport on your child’s school timetable but now nurseries and schools are getting the yoga bug.

 

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Fireworks

Bonfire Night 2014: Fireworks and Bonfire displays in Shropshire

A guide to 2014 Shropshire bonfire and fireworks displays, use our listings below to find a display near you.

 

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Spooktacular Halloween events in Shropshire for 2014

Looking for Halloween events in Shropshire? From drive in movies to spooky walks and pumpkin carving see our guide below.