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Southwater One

Thousands visit Telford’s Southwater One in first week

Posted 22/07/2014

Telford & Wrekin Council’s Southwater One building is already being hailed a resounding success after a positive start.

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Day of Action takes place in Meole Brace

Day of Action takes place in Meole Brace

A “Day of Action” is happening in Meole Brace, Shrewsbury today between 10am – 4pm on Meole Estate.

Body discovered after man is reported missing in Ludlow

Body discovered after man is reported missing in Ludlow

The body of a man has this evening been discovered following a major search operation in Ludlow.

Future of Shrewsbury’s swimming pool to be discussed

Future of Shrewsbury’s swimming pool to be discussed

The future of Shrewsbury’s swimming pool is to be discussed by councillors at a meeting of Shropshire Council’s Cabinet on Wednesday 30 July.

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Vintage trains meet vintage cars at Severn Valley Railway

Vintage trains meet vintage cars at Severn Valley Railway

Posted 21/07/2014

Severn Valley Railway visitors will be used to seeing its main attractions running on rails, but an array of four-wheeled transport will be the star of the show at its Classic Vehicle Day on 27 July.

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Percy & Cedric

OLPTC to perform at Church Stretton Arts Festival

Owen Lewis’ Portable Theatre Company will be performing two 1-act plays, The Human Rocket and The Fight Game, as part of Church Stretton Arts Festival.

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Get Your Wigle On in search for a Phantom

Get Your Wigle On’s open auditions this August give local youngsters the opportunity to be part of one of the world’s most loved musicals; Phantom of the Opera.

The Got 2 Sing choir sings at the Castle for Food Festival Party.

Got 2 Sing choir entertain at Ludlow Castle

Got 2 Sing choir showed partygoers at Ludlow Castle on Sunday how singing can endow life with an added zest, leaving the crowds shouting for ‘More!’

Business News

Gareth Thomas hands over the keys to two new 5-Series vehicles to David French (Right) at Rybrook BMW, Battlefield, Shrewsbury.

White 7 expands fleet with special order BMW 5-Series cars

Posted 22/07/2014

Shropshire chauffeured experience company White 7 has taken delivery of two new BMW 5-Series cars as part of an expansion of its fleet to meet increased demand for its services.

Hannah Farmer

Equine specialist joins rural affairs team at law firm

Posted 22/07/2014

Award-winning law firm FBC Manby Bowdler has welcomed agricultural and rural affairs solicitor Hannah Farmer to its Shropshire team.

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Seeds of Peace

Seeds of Peace performance will remember sacrifices of WW1

Posted 18/07/2014

A community commemorative art project is to engage young people in remembering the sacrifices of World War One.

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Mum and dad Sam and Guy Williams with baby Luka.

More than 100 babies help to raise over £4,000 for charity

More than 100 Shropshire babies donned cowboy and cowgirl outfits for a first of its kind charity ‘Sensathon’ which raised over £4,000 towards helping save babies lives.

Success for first Parade Shopping Centre wedding fair

Success for first Parade Shopping Centre wedding fair

Visitors flocked to the first wedding fair to be held at a historic Shropshire building at the weekend.

Staff members Sarah Duckett and Holly Evans with residents Geoff Booth, Muriel Poole and Sylvia Hunt at the knitting group at Briarfield's care home.

Knitting groups take up the square challenge for Africa

Hundreds of older people across Shropshire have picked up their knitting needles for a year-long challenge to help children in Africa.

Taste

Cosford Food Festival

Cosford Food Festival ready for take off this weekend

Posted 22/07/2014

As the weather heats up this week, final preparations are underway at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, as organisers prepare for the annual Cosford Food Festival taking place this weekend.

Packed Lunch

Local Catering Company Help Brownies Celebrate

Posted 22/07/2014

Making a packed lunch for one or two people is feasible, but one local catering company had the task of supplying lunch for nearly 2000 mouths!

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Win a Spa Day for two with Spa Naturel Fitness Shrewsbury

Posted 21/07/2014

shropshirelive.com has teamed up with Spa Naturel Fitness to offer the chance to win a Spa day for you and a friend.

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Lifestyle

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Ambulance service urges public to keep safe in warm weather

Ambulance service urges public to keep safe in warm weather

Posted 17/07/2014

With high temperatures and long periods of sunshine are expected tomorrow, West Midlands Ambulance Service is urging the public to keep safe.

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Win a Spa Day for two with Spa Naturel Fitness Shrewsbury

shropshirelive.com has teamed up with Spa Naturel Fitness to offer the chance to win a Spa day for you and a friend.

Ambulance service urges public to keep safe in warm weather

Ambulance service urges public to keep safe in warm weather

With high temperatures and long periods of sunshine are expected tomorrow, West Midlands Ambulance Service is urging the public to keep safe.

Suggested matrimonial law simplification could prove costly for many families

Suggested matrimonial law simplification could prove costly for many families

The House of Lords has recently heard a private members’ bill which seeks to simplify the process of divorce.

 

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Hugh Strickland

Aaron & Partners Ask the Expert: Hugh Strickland

A part of a special series, this month Hugh Strickland, a corporate lawyer at Aaron & Partners, answers your questions regarding shareholders’ agreement.

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Music Player Summer 13

 

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Visitors to last year’s Cosford Food Festival enjoy a demonstration from Robinson's Butchers.

Packed line up of cooking demos at Cosford Food Festival

With only one month to go until the annual Cosford Food Festival, organisers are lining up amazing live talks and hands on demonstrations for visitors.