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Cycling challenge to raise money for Cure Leukaemia

A Shropshire farmer is taking on a marathon cycling challenge from London to Paris this month to raise money for the fight against blood cancers.
Paterson Enterprises director Edward Goddard (left) hands over the key to the new superstore to Ross Henderson, Severn Hospice’s head of retail, watched by staff

Severn Hospice to open first superstore in Shrewsbury

Severn Hospice is to open its first superstore in Shrewsbury this Thursday 13 September.
Old Oswestry hillfort. Photo: Oswestry Heritage Gateway

Hillfort revelation in store for finale of Oswestry heritage festival

A long standing mystery surrounding Old Oswestry Hillfort is set to be unravelled as Oswestry’s Heritage Open Days festival reaches a close.
Connor Furnival, a volunteer at CPRE Shropshire

CPRE calls on people of Shropshire to participate in ‘Green Clean’

People across Shropshire are being called on by the local branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) to participate in a forthcoming countryside clean-up campaign.
Richard Partington Managing Director, Telford & Wrekin Council (left), Bernie Jones, Chairman, Shrewsbury & Newport Canals Trust (centre) and John Freeman, Vice-Chairman Shrewsbury & Newport Canals Trust at the launch of the Thomas Telford Trail

New trail commemorating Thomas Telford launched

A new trail that incorporates key landmarks in Shropshire and beyond that can be attributed to Thomas Telford has been unveiled.
2018 VIPs Superbike champion and racing legend, Carl Fogarty, motorcycle and truck racing legend, Steve Parrish, former England rugby captain and 2003 world cup winner, Mike Tindall MBE and the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity aircrew

Online booking opens for 2019 Bike4Life Ride Out & Festival

Online booking for the 2019 Bike4Life Ride Out & Festival organised by Midlands Air Ambulance Charity has opened.

Clear out your wardrobe to help beat children’s cancers

Shropshire men and women are being called on to clear out their wardrobes to help beat children’s cancers.
John and Marlene Antrobus are pictured at the event

Cash pours in for hospice at cheese and wine event

A cheese and wine event at Leighton Park in Shrewsbury saw residents have a gouda time – while raising £1,482.90 for Severn Hospice.
Flounders Folly Open Days

Chance to visit Flounders Folly in Craven Arms this September

Flounders’ Folly, the landmark tower near Craven Arms, has added a raft of extra opening dates to its calendar this September.
Bill McCabe and Linda McKeown recording vices at Shrewsbury Flower Show

Final voices required for One Name One Voice WW1 project

A final recording session for the Shropshire WW1 Roll of Honour audio project takes place in Shrewsbury this Friday.
Richard Lent who is far right and Tom Williams third from the left will take on the challenge

Shropshire men to take on national three peaks challenge for two local charities

Two Shropshire men are set to undertake one of the UK's toughest physical challenges next month – for not one, but two local charities.
Last year’s winners Sam Allen and Josh Davies from Whittingham Riddell (enjoying their golfing holiday to Ireland)

Charity supporters on course to win a golfing holiday

The Movement Centre, a charity based near Oswestry, is gearing up to host their second charity golf day.

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