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Van driver dies in A5 collision near Oswestry

Van driver dies in A5 collision near Oswestry

Posted 17/12/2014

A van driver has died following a collision involving a lorry on the A5 near Oswestry this morning.

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Midlands Air Ambulance

Motorcyclist injured in collision on A5 at Montford Bridge

A motorcyclist has been injured following a collision involving a tractor on the A5 at Montford Bridge today.

Demolition of the Silo at the Shrewsbury Flax Mill. Photo: Erith Contractors

Work underway to remove 1950’S silo at Shrewsbury Flax Mill

Work is underway to remove the redundant 1950’s silo on site at the Shrewsbury Flax Mill Maltings.

Van driver dies in A5 collision near Oswestry

Van driver dies in A5 collision near Oswestry

A van driver has died following a collision involving a lorry on the A5 near Oswestry this morning.

Entertainment

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Projection of Shrewsbury BID's Christmas Video on the Museum and Art Gallery. Photo:  Richard Wilkinson Photography

Shrewsbury’s Square set to shine with unique lighting show

Posted 16/12/2014

A unique lighting show which launched earlier this month on the wall of Shrewsbury’s Museum and Art Gallery will return this Wednesday.

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Carols in The Square

Final preparations underway for Carols in the Square

Final preparations are underway for Shrewsbury’s annual Carols in the Square concert.

Projection of Shrewsbury BID's Christmas Video on the Museum and Art Gallery. Photo:  Richard Wilkinson Photography

Shrewsbury’s Square set to shine with unique lighting show

A unique lighting show which launched earlier this month on the wall of Shrewsbury’s Museum and Art Gallery will return this Wednesday.

Shrewsbury Market Hall at Christmas

Festive late night shopping at Shrewsbury Market Hall

Shrewsbury Market Hall will open for a festive evening of shopping, live music, art, food and entertainment on Wednesday December 17.

Business News

Telford Business Partnership banks on good turnout

Telford Business Partnership banks on good turnout

Posted 17/12/2014

An insight into the finer points of the UK’s recovering economy is on the agenda for business leaders from across the Telford area.

Signage

Health and safety accreditation leads to growth for Kyoti Graphics

Posted 17/12/2014

A Shropshire large format printing specialist has gained Contractor Plus accreditation, which is contributing to growth in business signage installation projects throughout the Midlands.

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The automated sculpture of a tiger and Queen Victoria in display at Van Gallery

Controversial sculpture goes on display at VAN Gallery

Posted 15/12/2014

An automated sculpture of a tiger and Queen Victoria has gone on display at the Visual Art Network Gallery in Shrewsbury Market Hall.

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Severn Valley Railway

2015 to be a Golden year for the Severn Valley Railway

The future’s not just bright; it’s golden for the Severn Valley Railway as it looks forward to celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015.

The automated sculpture of a tiger and Queen Victoria in display at Van Gallery

Controversial sculpture goes on display at VAN Gallery

An automated sculpture of a tiger and Queen Victoria has gone on display at the Visual Art Network Gallery in Shrewsbury Market Hall.

A Christmas tree fire takes hold in less than a minute, says Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

Shropshire firefighters highlight Christmas fire dangers

Shropshire firefighters have carried out a demonstration to show how quickly a Christmas tree can be to be engulfed in flames.

Taste

Cake Box

New Wellington Cake Box shop opens its doors

Posted 16/12/2014

A new cake shop, offering a range of egg free cakes, has opened in Wellington town centre.

Bal Gill, head of kitchen operations at Mimosa

Mimosa ahead of the game as allergen labeling becomes law

Posted 13/12/2014

People with food allergies will now find eating out safer and easier as extended allergen labelling becomes law from Saturday 13 December.

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Competitions and Offers

The Hobbit

Free Film Friday – The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

Posted 12/12/2014

Fancy seeing The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies 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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Sian Seymour, Darryl-Ann Brooks and Amanda Round, of The Wroxeter Hotel

Wedding planners gear up for Christmas proposals

Posted 12/12/2014

A team of wedding planners in Shropshire are to come to the rescue of those planning to pop the big question over the festive season.

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Sandy Edwards

Aaron & Partners Ask the Expert: Sandy Edwards

Sandy Edwards, an Associate from the Family Law Team at Aaron & Partners, looks at five myths associated with divorce.

Shrewsbury man undergoes pioneering new cancer treatment

Shrewsbury man undergoes pioneering new cancer treatment

A Shrewsbury man is one of the first people in the country to access a pioneering treatment for liver cancer.

Nicki Ballard, Community Service Manager,  Wendy Andrews, School Nurse, Karlie France, Jo’s daughter, Jo France, School Nurse Manager, Helen Godding, School Nurse, and Steve Gregory (front), Director of Nursing and Operations, at the awards ceremony in Birmingham

More praise for Shropshire’s School Nursing Service

Shropshire’s award-winning School Nursing Service is back in the spotlight after being named as a finalist in the NHS Leadership Awards 2014.

 

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Sandy Edwards

Aaron & Partners Ask the Expert: Sandy Edwards

Sandy Edwards, an Associate from the Family Law Team at Aaron & Partners, looks at five myths associated with divorce.

 

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LB Bear

Lanyon Bowdler unveils new film

A Shropshire firm of solicitors has joined the likes of John Lewis and Sainsbury’s by unveiling its own touching advert.