Tuesday, January 27th, 2015





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Paul Lewis

Appeal after Telford man goes missing with his pet dog

Posted 27/01/2015

Police are appealing for help in locating a missing Telford man as concern grows for his welfare.

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Paul Lewis

Appeal after Telford man goes missing with his pet dog

Police are appealing for help in locating a missing Telford man as concern grows for his welfare.

The Princess Royal to visit Shropshire today

The Princess Royal to visit Shropshire today

The Princess Royal is in Shropshire today, visiting Harper Adams University and the new £28 million Shropshire Women and Children’s Centre.

Holocaust Memorial Day

Shropshire marks Holocaust Memorial Day

The 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz is being commemorated in Shropshire today.

Entertainment

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Diana Packwood, who plays a king; Malcolm Whittall, the pantomime’s writer and director who also plays a pigeon and Sarah Callear who takes the part of Sleeping Beauty

Pontesbury Players prepare for panto

Posted 26/01/2015

Pontesbury amateur dramatic group, the Pontesbury Players, will stage the show in the village hall from January 28 until January 31.

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Pancake Flipping at Blists Hill Victorian Town

Blists Hill Victorian Town Pancake Flipping Contest

Watch the ladies of Blists Hill Victorian Town as they take part in the annual pancake flipping contest at 12 noon on Shrove Tuesday, 17 February.

Diana Packwood, who plays a king; Malcolm Whittall, the pantomime’s writer and director who also plays a pigeon and Sarah Callear who takes the part of Sleeping Beauty

Pontesbury Players prepare for panto

Pontesbury amateur dramatic group, the Pontesbury Players, will stage the show in the village hall from January 28 until January 31.

American Sniper

Free Film Friday – American Sniper

Fancy seeing American Sniper 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.

Business News

New branch manager Jonathan Price

From Head Boy to Head of Branch at Principality Shrewsbury

Posted 27/01/2015

Two former head boys of the same Shropshire school are putting their locally-learned leadership skills into practice in the community having taken up roles at Principality Building Society.

Handy Veg, has set up home in Centurion Park

Handy Veg moves to Centurion Park

Posted 27/01/2015

Shrewbury’s local vegetable and fruit delivery company, has set up home in Morris Property’s Centurion Park to continue with its increasingly popular business.

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Shropshire

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King of the Jungle and seven times World Superbike champion Carl Fogarty

Carl Fogarty to lead 2015 Bike4Life Festival

Posted 20/01/2015

King of the Jungle and seven times World Superbike champion Carl Fogarty will officially kick-off the 5th Bike4Life Fest on Sunday 26 April 2015.

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Pupils Sam Spiby, Willa Bowett, Thomas Pryce and Charlotte Owen with Head of Pre-Prep Suzanne Wakeley and visitors from the RHS

Exciting RHS partnership for Shrewsbury High Prep School

Shrewsbury High Prep School is looking forward to a year in the great outdoors as it has been selected to be a partnership school with the Royal Horticultural Society.

Two Sentinel Steam wagons made in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Sentinel Works 100th anniversary to be celebrated

The County of Salop Steam Engine Society’s 2015 Rally is to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Sentinel factory being established in Shrewsbury.

There are prizes for the best fancy dress, so go prepared!

Entries open for Bridgnorth Walk 2015

Entries have gone live earlier than ever before for the Bridgnorth Walk 2015 to enable people more time to train and get sponsored.

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

American Sniper

Free Film Friday – American Sniper

Posted 23/01/2015

Fancy seeing American Sniper 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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John Gentle, superintendent pharmacist at Caxton

Shropshire patients warned over counterfeit drugs

Posted 23/01/2015

A Shropshire pharmacist has warned residents to make sure they do not fall foul of counterfeit medicines, in the wake of three deaths connected to a rogue batch of illegal drugs.

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A model whose hair was styled by one of the students waits to be judged

Shropshire hair stylists prove a cut above the rest

More than 80 trainee hair stylists put their skills to the test at Telford College on Monday, bidding to win a dream trip to one of the industry’s top competitions.

Shropshire NHS Audiology audiologist Alex Griffiths-Brown – with test patient The Hub Manager Paul Coope inside the Audiology booth

Shropshire NHS Audiology services available at town centre hub

Audiologists from The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust are now able to carry out appointments at The Hub in the Riverside Mall in Shrewsbury.

Danni and James Evans before and after.

Shropshire fitness instructors to hear about new regime

Fitness instructors from across Shropshire are being invited to find out more about a new health and fitness regime set to take the county by storm in 2015.

 

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The Cat in the Hat will be performed at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place.  Photo: Garry Lake

Dr Seuss’s The Cat In The Hat at Oakengates Theatre

Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat is set to entertain young audiences at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place next month.

 

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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.