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Public respond to police appeal over Shrewsbury sexual assault

Public respond to police appeal over Shrewsbury sexual assault

Posted 15/04/2014

Police say they have received an encouraging response to their appeal for public information after a 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Shrewsbury.

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Market Drayton Collision

Woman airlifted following collision near Market drayton

A woman has suffered serious injuries following a serious crash near Market Drayton this morning.

Public respond to police appeal over Shrewsbury sexual assault

Public respond to police appeal over Shrewsbury sexual assault

Police say they have received an encouraging response to their appeal for public information after a 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Shrewsbury.

Mobile phone parking payments trialled in Shrewsbury

Mobile phone parking payments trialled in Shrewsbury

Mobile phones can now be used to pay for parking at some Shrewsbury car parks under a new scheme being trialled by Shropshire Council.

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An Army Apache will again be at Cosford as part of the planned six-hour flying display.

More military displays set for RAF Cosford Air Show

Posted 11/04/2014

The organisers of the RAF Cosford Air Show today revealed a number of exciting additions to aircraft appearing at this year’s event.

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Society chairman Steve Thomas.

Shrewsbury Amateur Operatic Society to perform ‘showcase’

Fresh from their successful run of Fiddler on the Roof, Shrewsbury Amateur Operatic Society is organising a ‘Showcase’ production to be performed in the summer.

The Taming of the Shrew at Much Wenlock Festival

The Taming of the Shrew at Much Wenlock Festival

Rehearsals are under way and tickets now available to book online for Shropshire Drama Company’s forthcoming production of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew.

Rock 4 Macmillan at Theatre Severn

Rock 4 Macmillan at Theatre Severn

A night of pure Rock & Pop indulgence with three of the hottest tribute shows around today will take place at Theatre Severn on 24 July.

Business News

Alasdair Hobbs, Katie Gray and Lynn Hobbs, all of Excello Law.

Partner at solicitors says farewell to join new county firm

Posted 15/04/2014

One of Shropshire’s leading employment law solicitors has joined an innovative firm which aims to “rewrite the rulebook” on how to deliver legal services.

Shropshire Vineyard joins forces with local businesses

Shropshire Vineyard joins forces with local businesses

Posted 15/04/2014

A Shropshire vineyard on the Welsh border is joining forces with a number of local businesses in an effort to boost local tourism and promote the area.

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Jamie Doran from Wyatt Bros presenting Carol Twomey of Severn Hospice with the giant Easter egg - one of only 200 made in the country.

Easter treat for one lucky Severn Hospice supporter

Posted 10/04/2014

A Shropshire and Mid Wales charity is hoping its landmark lottery draw will put a spring in the step of one lucky supporter this Easter.

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Elena Diola, Care Supervisor at Isle Court Nursing Home, Grant Williams from the Coracle Committee, Helen Knight from Macmillan Cancer Care, Jayney Davies from the Coracle Committee, Timothy Morris CEO of Morris Care and Linda Taylor, Care Assistant at the Isle Court Nursing Home.

Morris Care are headline sponsors of Macmillan Coracle Race

Morris Care has become the headline sponsor of Macmillan’s 2014 World Championship Coracle Race which will take place on Saturday 14 June at the Pengwern Boat Club in Shrewsbury.

Rebecca Wynne with Izzy and her trophy presented to her by Ball Sports Community Coaching.

Tournament kicks off fundraiser for brave Izzy

A charity football match sponsored by a Shropshire sports coaching company has raised more than £1,000 for the foundation of a brave toddler who has battled a rare childhood cancer.

All aboard the Severn Riviera Express - Rob Wilde, Associate Director Trading and Paula Carless Retail Office Manager.

Severn Hospice takes to the rails for fundraising event

A Shropshire and Mid Wales charity is celebrating its silver anniversary by inviting people aboard a specially chartered train for a trip to the Devonshire seaside this summer.

Taste

Artisan chocolate eggs by Toot Sweets.

Easter treats at Shrewsbury Market Hall

Posted 15/04/2014

Shrewsbury Market Hall will be open on Good Friday for shoppers to stock up on artisan Easter foods and treats.

Young chef Josh Leonard.

Young chef joins growing Telford catering firm

Posted 09/04/2014

A young talented chef who quit college after just three months to pursue his love of cooking has joined the growing team at a successful Telford catering firm.

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Competitions and Offers

noah

Free Film Friday – Noah

Posted 11/04/2014

Fancy seeing Noah 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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Warning over caravan & motorhome tyre safety

Warning over caravan & motorhome tyre safety

Posted 14/04/2014

Caravan and motorhome owners are being urged to thoroughly check their tyres before heading out on the roads this Easter Bank Holiday in an effort to reduce the risk of accidents and breakdown.

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Warning over caravan & motorhome tyre safety

Warning over caravan & motorhome tyre safety

Caravan and motorhome owners are being urged to thoroughly check their tyres before heading out on the roads this Easter Bank Holiday in an effort to reduce the risk of accidents and breakdown.

Gary Brennan behind his bar in Oswestry.

Oswestry heart scan patient praises Shropshire firm

An NHS patient who was told he needed a heart scan has praised a Shropshire company that saved him from putting pressure on local hospitals.

A&E survey to seek patients views on care

A&E survey to seek patients views on care

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust will shortly be asking patients how they felt about the care they received.

 

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Easter Events 2014

Family Easter Events in Shropshire 2014

Here is our selection of family friendly events taking place in Shropshire over the Easter break.

Free Music Player

Music Player Summer 13

 

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Got to Sing

Shropshire comes alive with the sound of music!

It has been said that group singing is cheaper than therapy, healthier than drinking, and certainly more fun than working out.