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Holly Edwards and Lucy Speed, of Lanyon Bowdler

Young artists can draw on talent as part of Comics Salopia

Young artists in Shropshire are being given the chance to showcase their talents by drawing a comic strip for a competition as part of Shrewsbury Comics Festival being held in June.
Bikers will make their way from Shrewsbury to RAF Cosford as part of the Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival. Photo: Steven Oliver Photography

Two lucky bikers have chance of leading Bike4Life Festival Ride Out

Bikers are being given the chance to win a priceless experience at Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s Bike4Life Ride Out.

International expert on ancient oaks to give talk in Shrewsbury

A leading international expert on ancient trees will reveal the secrets and history of the oldest English oaks when he gives a talk in Shrewsbury.
Project curator Svetlana Orlova Solo with Oscar Connor who will have his work shown in Moscow

Shropshire pupils artwork to be displayed at Moscow art exhibition

Artwork from pupils from five Shropshire schools has been selected for an international art exhibition which will take place in Moscow in November.

Shropshire charity launches Give2Grow campaign

People in Shropshire are being asked to back a charity appeal that will help thousands of families in north-east Uganda to rebuild their lives following a generation of conflict and instability.

Shrewsbury’s Big Busk breaks through 50 act mark

More than 50 acts have already signed up for Shrewsbury’s free music festival The Big Busk ahead of its return on 6 April.
The Little Rascals Foundation supports children with disabilities and their families

Shrewsbury charity receives cash boost to improve sensory room

A Shrewsbury charity which supports children with disabilities has received a donation to help it improve its special sensory room.
Funds are urgently needed for life-saving treatment of 10 year old Harry Banks

Shropshire schools help with Harry’s life-saving treatment campaign

Schools across Shropshire have been participating in fundraising events for the “Mad About Harry” campaign, raising urgently needed funds for life-saving treatment of 10-year-old Harry Banks.
Novelist Emma Cooper from Telford

Shropshire author shortlisted for Romantic Novel Awards

Novelist Emma Cooper, from Telford, has been shortlisted for The Goldsboro Books Contemporary Romantic Novel Award in the Romantic Novelists' Association's 2019 Romantic Novel Awards.
Maretta Jerrett from Shrewsbury, Shropshire takes time out with her granddaughter

Shropshire Grandmother takes on zip wire challenge for charity

A Shropshire grandmother is to mark her 70th birthday by taking on the fastest and longest zip line in Europe.
Charlie Adlard with Katie Jennings, CEO at The Hive in Shrewsbury

New Patron for Shrewsbury arts charity

The internationally renowned comic book artist, Charlie Adlard has been announced as Patron for local arts charity The Hive in Shrewsbury.
Adam graduated with an HND in Computing, Game Design and Development

Adam’s graduation is an inspiration to staff and children at Hope House

Staff and children at Shropshire’s Hope House Children’s Hospice have been helping an inspirational young man to celebrate graduating from college.
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