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Fire crews tackle the barn fire at Longwood Farm. Photo: @SFRSWellington

Firefighters tackle barn fire at Sleapford near Telford

Posted 02/08/2014

Firefighters from Wellington were called to a large barn fire at Sleapford near Telford early this morning.

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The hilarious Granny Turismo at T-Party.

T-Party set to entertain the crowds in Telford today

Telford & Wrekin Council’s free family fun day and cultural extravaganza, T-Party, is set to entertain the crowds in the Town Park today.

Repairs completed on collapsed road in Jackfield

Repairs completed on collapsed road in Jackfield

Work to stabilise and repair a collapsed road in Jackfield has been completed two weeks early after months of work by council engineers to design an appropriate scheme.

Thousands of people attended last year’s show. Photo: Oswestry Show.

Oswestry Show set to attract thousands today

Over 15,000 people are expected at Oswestry Show taking place on the 37 acre Park Hall Showground today.

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Shrewsbury Steam Rally

Full steam ahead for County of Salop Steam Engine Society rally

Posted 31/07/2014

The County of Salop Steam Engine Society will showcase over 1,000 exciting exhibits at this year’s Rally, taking place at Onslow Park, Shrewsbury on the August Bank Holiday.

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9 mile sponsored walk from Chirk to fight breast cancer

9 mile sponsored walk from Chirk to fight breast cancer

A sponsored walk has been organised to raise money for research into breast cancer.

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Henry Tudor House reveals autumn comedy club line up

A comedy club run by Henry Tudor House in Shrewsbury has announced an exciting line up for the first event of its autumn programme.

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Free Film Friday – Guardians of the Galaxy

Fancy seeing Guardians of the Galaxy 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

Jude and Gary Robinson

Double Celebration for GWR Fasteners Limited

Posted 31/07/2014

An Oswestry-based firm, a fasteners distributor and manufacturer of special fasteners and precision components, has been celebrating two prestigious events in the past few weeks.

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Founder of children’s yoga franchise moves to Shropshire

Posted 31/07/2014

The founder of an award winning baby and children’s yoga company with licensees across the UK has moved to Shropshire and will be offering business opportunities.

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The Flanders Field Bed in the Dingle.

First World War centenary commemorations begin in Shrewsbury

Posted 01/08/2014

Shrewsbury Town Council begins its commemorations of the First World War on Saturday when the Mayor or Shrewsbury, Councillor Beverley Baker dedicates a Flanders Memorial Bed in the Dingle.

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The routes will be created along Wenlock Edge. Photo: National Trust.

Campaign launched to create cycling routes at Wenlock Edge

A fundraising campaign has been launched to raise £4,000 to create two family friendly cycling routes along Wenlock Edge.

The Flanders Field Bed in the Dingle.

First World War centenary commemorations begin in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Town Council begins its commemorations of the First World War on Saturday when the Mayor or Shrewsbury, Councillor Beverley Baker dedicates a Flanders Memorial Bed in the Dingle.

Lights to go out to mark outbreak of WW1

Lights to go out to mark outbreak of WW1

At 11pm on 4 August 1914 Britain declared war on Germany, ushering in one of the darkest periods in our history.

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New chef joins the team at The Glutton Club

New chef joins the team at The Glutton Club

Posted 01/08/2014

The Glutton Club in Shrewsbury has welcomed a new local chef to the team to meet the increasing demand for quality, imaginative dishes and a new Thursday Steak Night.

Pictured with all the right ingredients is Elodie Home, with pupils, from left, Cameron Laird, Eleanor Mansell, Phoebe Smith and Rory Ayres.

Bowls and baking powder at Rushbury School

Posted 29/07/2014

Pupils at Rushbury Primary School, near Church Stretton, are getting some practice in for their first ever Mini Bake Off to be held in the Autumn in aid of local charity, Shropshire Rural Community Council.

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Competitions and Offers

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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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Mischievous Mojo the kitten

Kitten has lucky escape after becoming stuck in cavity wall

Posted 29/07/2014

A kitten had a lucky escape after becoming stuck head first in the cavity wall of Shrewsbury home.

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Mischievous Mojo the kitten

Kitten has lucky escape after becoming stuck in cavity wall

A kitten had a lucky escape after becoming stuck head first in the cavity wall of Shrewsbury home.

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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.

 

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Shrewsbury Steam Rally

Full steam ahead for County of Salop Steam Engine Society rally

The County of Salop Steam Engine Society will showcase over 1,000 exciting exhibits at this year’s Rally, taking place at Onslow Park, Shrewsbury on the August Bank Holiday.

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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.