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Edgefield Greenfingers Garden Club winners of the Class 5 Community Garden/Achievement Award

Awards celebrate Shrewsbury’s blooming great gardens

Posted 21/10/2014

Shrewsbury rolled out the green carpet once again today for the annual Town of Flowers Awards.

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Market Drayton store has premises licence revoked

Market Drayton store has premises licence revoked

The premises licence which permits the sale of alcohol by the “Magdalenka” store on Shropshire Street, Market Drayton, has today been revoked by Shropshire Council’s licensing committee.

Edgefield Greenfingers Garden Club winners of the Class 5 Community Garden/Achievement Award

Awards celebrate Shrewsbury’s blooming great gardens

Shrewsbury rolled out the green carpet once again today for the annual Town of Flowers Awards.

Kerry Hemus, Graham Heatley and John Deakin (Shropshire Fire Service).  Photo: West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Dramatic rescue of Shropshire farmer to feature on BBC One

The dramatic rescue of a Shropshire farmer impaled by a metal tractor fork in a bizarre accident will feature on the new series of the popular BBC Close Calls: On Camera next week.

Entertainment

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Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran added to Free Radio Live 2014 Line-up

Posted 17/10/2014

Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling, singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will be performing at Free Live this year.

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Shrewsbury Cantata Choir

Singers invited to join Shrewsbury Cantata Choir

The Shrewsbury Cantata Choir are inviting singers to join their Shrewsbury-based choir, which was established in 1988.

Alexandra Burke in The Bodyguard. Photo by Paul Coltas

Alexandra Burke to star in The Bodyguard at Wolverhampton Grand

Alexandra Burke, will star in the leading role of ‘Rachel Marron’ in the forthcoming tour of Thea Sharrock’s hit musical The Bodyguard.

Shrewsbury Choral Society

A Memorial Concert… Music to reflect World War One

Shrewsbury Choral Society will present a Memorial Concert featuring a programme of music to honour precious lives lost in The Great War.

Business News

Chris Bell, Georgina Cross and James Haselwood, the latest recruits at the Shrewsbury office of Carter Jonas

New recruits at Shropshire property firm

Posted 21/10/2014

The Shrewsbury office of national property firm Carter Jonas has welcomed three new faces to its team of staff to help meet increased demand for its services.

The 116-bedroom guest block at PGL Travel’s flagship site in Swindon

Shropshire firm delivers on £4m adventure centre build

Posted 21/10/2014

A £4m construction project at one of the UK’s foremost outdoor activity centres has been completed by a leading Shropshire and Mid Wales construction specialist.

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Cash in the Attic with Jonty Hearnden Antiques Expert visits The Darwin Centre in Shrewsbury. Pictured: Chris Davies finds out the value of his Mid 19th Century German Music Box

Cash in the Attic Roadshow visits Shrewsbury

Posted 13/10/2014

A German music box, a commando dagger and a valuable paperweight were just some of the stars of the show when the Cash in the Attic Roadshow came to Shrewsbury last week.

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Planting workshop to promote campaign to end polio

A specialist plant centre in Shrewsbury has teamed up with Margaret Thrower for an event to promote a campaign to rid the world of polio.

Jim Mostyn, left, with Steve Harpin and the boat Steve and his team-mates will use for the World Record bid

Rower aims to raise money for hospital cancer unit

A Shrewsbury man is bidding to break the World Record for rowing across the Atlantic – while raising money for the hospital unit which diagnosed his trainer’s cancer.

The Cabinet of Curiosities

Local artists’ curious box opens at Shrewsbury Museum

A ‘Cabinet of Curiosity’ invented by five local artists invites visitors to Shrewsbury’s new Museum and Art Gallery to look inside for hidden treasures when it opens on November 8.

Taste

The Talbot Inn at Newnham Bridge

Country inn makes its mark in pub guide

Posted 21/10/2014

A thriving pub on the Shropshire border is celebrating following the good news that it has been invited to join a respected national pub guide.

Rachel Brookes Helen Foster Antonia Evans and Nicola Davies with British themed pastries and cakes

World Food Day celebration raises £500 at Harper Adams University

Posted 17/10/2014

Staff and students at Harper Adams University have raised more than £500 for charity by selling homemade goodies at a celebration to mark World Food Day.

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Competitions and Offers

Shropshire County Show Firework Extravaganza

Win Shropshire County Show Bonfire and Firework tickets

Posted 07/10/2014

One of Shropshire’s most popular Bonfire and Firework displays returns to the Greenhous West Mid Showground for 2014.

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Lifestyle

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Shropshire Cat Rescue – Black Cat and Pumpkin Week

Shropshire Cat Rescue – Black Cat and Pumpkin Week

Posted 13/10/2014

In celebration of Magical Black Cats Shropshire Cat Rescue are holding a Black Cat and Pumpkin Week.

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Fern Britton

Join Fern Britton as she takes on one of her biggest challenges

TV presenter and author Fern Britton is no stranger to a challenge. But she’s asking you to join her as she takes on one of her biggest yet.

Renters fight for property as supply drops and demand booms

Renters fight for property as supply drops and demand booms

The number of properties available to rent has slumped to an all time low as the number of landlords selling property exceeds the number buying for the first time in four years, a Shropshire property expert has said.

Drayton Wednesdays open up advice to all

Drayton Wednesdays open up advice to all

Residents of Market Drayton are being offered advice and help on a host of topics thanks to a new drop-in centre in the town.

 

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Aaron & Partners Ask the Expert: Trish Randles

Aaron & Partners Ask the Expert: Trish Randles

Trish Randles a Commercial Property Partner at Aaron & Partners LLP answers your questions on commercial property.

 

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Stress Headache

Feeling stressed? – Julianne offers free de-stress treatment

Julianne Griffin from JG Holistic Health in Shrewsbury is offering a free treatment to anyone who is feeling stressed this month.