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Mayor Hilda Rhodes, Dementia Support Worker Andrea Maddox, Information Worker Phil Gillam and Dementia Support Worker Rihela Nazir

Dementia Community Roadshow enjoys a successful visit to Oakengates

Alzheimer’s Society's Dementia Community Roadshow enjoyed a successful visit to Oakengates, recently stopping off at Oakengates Medical Practice.
Kevin and Elaine Nester (nee Hill) both attended Shrewsbury College 45 years ago

Couple mark special anniversary of when they first met at college 45 years ago

Nearly half a century ago, a couple met while studying together at Shrewsbury College and now they return to the campus café on the same date every year to celebrate their romance.
Larry Byrne from Club Choice Ireland with Curtis Langley from The Movement Centre

Winning pair take home a holiday at Charity Golf Day

Golfers had a fantastic day raising money for Shropshire based charity, The Movement Centre, at their inaugural Golf Day.
Leader of Telford & Wrekin Council, Cllr Shaun Davies and Olympic Gymnast, Kristian Thomas with students

Aspire to HE ‘tHEy Did, You Can’ campaign visits Telford College

High profile University of Wolverhampton students and Leader of Telford & Wrekin Council have backed a campaign to encourage more youngsters to consider going to University.
Agricultural students are being invited to apply for a scholarship being offered by the organisers of Newport Show

Show organisers offer agricultural scholarship

The organisers behind one of Shropshire’s leading one-day shows are inviting agricultural students to apply for a scholarship to help boost their studies.
Thousands of people attended last year's RAF Cosford Air Show. Photo: Peter Reoch

RAF Cosford Air Show 2018 to pay tribute to Royal Air Force Centenary

Organisers of the RAF Cosford Air Show have announced plans for next year’s Air Show which will pay tribute to the Royal Air Force’s centenary.
Oswestry St John Ambulance volunteers celebrate their centenary. Photo: Paul Tanner

Shropshire’s dedicated first aiders celebrated

More than a century of first aid service to Shropshire was recognised at an awards ceremony in Shrewsbury on Friday night.
Dr Simon Grennan and Prof Deborah Wynne

University Centre Shrewsbury professor celebrates work of Charlotte Brontë

The work of Charlotte Brontë has been celebrated by a lecturer at University Centre Shrewsbury.
Pictured with the children of Perry RDA are volunteer Dan Davison, Freyssinet trainee QS Shannon Genner, marketing & communications officer Clare White, Perry RDA group leader Jane Barker, Freyssinet managing director Paul Bottomley, office manager Linda Thomas, physiotherapist Lynne Munro and volunteer Maria Budd

Shropshire charity receives VINCI UK Foundation funding

Shropshire charity Perry Riding Group for the Disabled has been awarded £5,000 by the VINCI UK Foundation for the recruitment of new volunteers.
Sharon Mcgrath, Specialist Midwife at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, inside Poppy, their £50,000 boat that will become their home for approximately 65 days

Midwife to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean in aid of Motor Neurone Disease

A Shropshire Midwife will swap the calm waters of the River Severn for the mighty Atlantic Ocean later this year.
Ellen Eagles and Mark Williams, the owners of X-Strike Arena, with Gavin Cowan, centre, a Crossbar Foundation trustee

X-Strike Arena on target to make Crossbar’s holiday clubs even more fun

A Shropshire charity is enhancing its holiday clubs for county children by teaming up with one of Shrewsbury's most popular new attractions for youngsters.
Some of the retired officers at the celebration

Retired officers mark 50 years since Shropshire Police Force

Retired police officers have marked the 50th anniversary of the old Shropshire Constabulary merging with three other forces to become West Mercia.

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Ludlow Food Centre’s Dairy Manager, Dudley Martin has resurrected the extinct cheese, known as ‘Shropshire’

Extinct Shropshire Cheese resurrected from over 100 years ago

An extinct Shropshire Cheese last made over 100 years ago has been resurrected at Ludlow Food Centre.
Festival Organiser, Paul Barrow with Janine Barrow

Shifnal Beer Festival returns for 3rd year with special brew

Shifnal Beer Festival will return for its 3rd year next week with over 20 ales and ciders on tap at the event.
Andrew Reeves is pictured with the chocolate hazelnuts and chocolate almonds

Confectionery fit for the Queen and made in Shropshire

The royal family has tasted food from around the world, but one of their favourite treats is made right here in Shropshire.
William Dodd, of WD Butchers and Joe Allwood, of Smokin Salop

World BBQ competition ace and butcher team up to serve championship burgers

A world barbecue competition ace is teaming up with his butcher to serve up championship-winning burgers.

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