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Phil and Susie Godsal, who co-own and run Iscoyd Park

Award-winning Iscoyd Park to host open weekend

The owners of award-winning wedding and private hire venue Iscoyd Park are hosting an open weekend at the end of the month.

Photo challenge to capture the best of Telford in its 50th anniversary year

Telford & Wrekin Council is inviting anyone interested in Telford 50 to capture the best of Telford and take part in a weekly photo challenge.
First Responders Dave Fitton, Stuart Morgan-Williams, Derek Mattinson and Craig Jones

Albrighton & Cosford Community First Responders motor forward with £25k fundraising appeal

A group of medically trained volunteers that save lives in Shropshire have kick-started a major fundraising drive to purchase a new response vehicle.
The Woodcock – nick-named ‘snipe of the woods – is an elusive and visually striking, pigeon-sized, wading bird that is distinctive by its long tapered bill

Woodcock Trust awards first special honour

The Woodcock Trust, aimed at promoting the plight of Britain’s endangered native woodcock, has awarded its first honour to a game shooter.
Volunteers are required for a variety of roles, including a mansion guide at Attingham Park. Photo: National Trust.

National Trust seeks volunteers in Shropshire

The National Trust is looking for volunteers to help at historic properties across Shropshire.
The oven was discovered during renovation works

Shrewsbury building cooks up a surprise for owners

A Shrewsbury building currently being renovated for a new eatery has let to a fascinating discovery behind a wall.
Paramedics Natalie Greaves and Natalie Calow featured in series one. Photo: West Midlands Ambulance Service

Camera crews return to film new series of ‘Ambulance’

Camera crews are back filming with West Midlands Ambulance Service gathering stories for a new series of ‘Ambulance’ on BBC One.
Work has been underway over Christmas to get the dance school ready for the new term

Arts centre opens new-look dance school for Shropshire

A new-look for one of Shropshire’s most famous dance schools will be officially unveiled this weekend.
Sunnycroft, the National Trust property in Wellington. Photo: National Trust / John Millar

Join the team in 2018 at Sunnycroft in Wellington

Sunnycroft, the National Trust property in Wellington, is looking for new members to join their vibrant and enthusiastic volunteer team.
Rachel Lewis and Claire Jones from Hope House

Get Tree-cycling and help raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice

With Christmas over for another year, you’ll soon be thinking about putting those Christmas decorations away.

SVR rounds-off busy year and bids farewell to old friends with Festive Season Services

Severn Valley Railway is offering passengers the chance to relax, unwind and say farewell to two of its resident steam locomotives at this year’s Festive Season Services.
Presenting the Salop Santa Dash cheque to Lucy Ruff, Severn Hospice’s fundraising manager (second from left), are Tory Bissell from Rybrook MINI Shrewsbury, Ed Glover, Salop Leisure’s marketing manager and Tom Meehan from Love Fitness

Severn Hospice gets £2,000 early Christmas present from Salop Santa Dash

Severn Hospice has received an early Christmas gift of £2,000 thanks to 300 Santas who took part in the first ever Salop Santa Dash earlier this month.

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The Great British Bake Off star Liam Charles who will headlining Newport Show’s Festival of Food in 2018

Bake Off fans’ favourite to be star guest at Newport Show

The fans’ favourite from this year’s Great British Bake Off will be heading to Shropshire in his first appearance in the county as the star guest at Newport Show next year.
Zac Harris at Wheatsheaf in Whitchurch

Whitchurch pub to host Boxing Day feast for Zac’s Christmas Miracle

A Boxing Day feast at a Whitchurch pub will help realise a Christmas miracle with a life-changing operation for a brave young local hero.
The Orange Tree Kitchen Telford

Telford College catering students invite diners to sample new menu

Diners are being welcomed to try the new menu on offer from catering and hospitality students at Telford College, as they open up their on-site restaurant to the public again in January.
The interior at Iscoyd Park

Shropshire’s newest restaurant night launched at stately home near Whitchurch

Shropshire’s newest restaurant night, whereby guests are treated to a lavish meal at a stately home near Whitchurch, is coming back on Friday evening.

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