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Hannah Gamston from Severn Hospice gets ready for Severn Stride with Indigo

Step forward and stride out for Severn Hospice

People are being urged to step forward and stride out to raise money for a Shropshire hospice.

Salvage Hunters TV show is heading to Shropshire

Producers of the popular Quest TV and Discovery Channel show, Salvage Hunters, are looking for interesting locations in Shropshire for their new series.
Confide offering free telephone counselling

Confide launches new telephone counselling service

Volunteers and staff at Confide Counselling Service are encouraging local people who feel they would benefit from counselling to get in touch to benefit from a new project.
James Cracknell and Jo Brand, Ambassador for Alzheimer’s Society

Celebrities urge people in Shropshire to unite against dementia

Alzheimer's Society launches a new campaign today calling on people in Shropshire to unite in the fight against dementia.
Vice-Chairman Michele Vaughan, Chairman Jim Ashley, and Treasurer Doug Hughes

Shropshire Badger Group celebrates 30 Years under the same Chairmanship

Shropshire Badger Group marked the 30th anniversary of the Group’s inauguration at a recent Annual General Meeting.
Toddlers and Barnardo’s staff with the Teletubbies

Toddlers in Shropshire raise more than £2,000 for Barnardo’s

Nurseries and toddlers in Shropshire raised £2,097 for Barnardo’s, the UK’s oldest and largest children’s charity.
Lady Sue Trevor, Bethan Porter, Jac porter and Jeremy Porter. Photo: Adrian Clarke

Achievements celebrated at Charity Awards Party

Shropshire based charity, The Movement Centre, held their annual Awards Party on Tuesday 11th April.
The new Carriage House Cafe seating area

Attingham Park Stables Courtyard transformed

A newly built Visitor Reception and expanded Carriage House Café are now open at Attingham Park near Shrewsbury.
Whitchurch Young Farmers held a Tractor Run in aid of West Midlands Air Ambulance

Shropshire Federation of Young Farmers’ enjoy Chairman’s Charity Challenge Weekend

Last weekend, teams of Young Farmers all over Shropshire held a selection of events, helping out in their local areas whilst raising money for charity.
Michael Rosen

Shrewsbury Children’s Bookfest to welcome Michael Rosen for schools’ event

Shrewsbury Children’s Bookfest is bringing literary legend, poet, writer and broadcaster, Michael Rosen, to Shrewsbury for - a schools’ event on April 28th.
Richard Noble with Paul Hinkins, chair of the governing corporation at TCAT, and the Bloodhound car

Supersonic car is a soaraway success at TCAT

The supersonic car which is aiming to break the world land speed record proved a huge hit during its visit to Telford College of Arts and Technology.
The field gun arrives in Shropshire with SP Services MD Steve Bray, MOD paramedic Alastair Richards and Private Callum Thompson, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, based at Whittington

Historic Field Gun arrives in Shropshire

An antique field gun due to be centre stage in one of the UK’s historical military events has arrived in Shropshire, in a surprise visit.

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Côte Brasserie gets ready to open its doors in Shrewsbury

Renowned French-inspired brasserie Côte opens its first Shropshire restaurant on May Bank Holiday Monday. Côte have invested more than £1 million in creating their chic Parisian-style 145 cover brasserie in The Square, Shrewsbury, providing around 40 new jobs in the...
Geoff Ferguson (owner), Nikita Mullard-Davies (Customer Service Assistant), June Ferguson (owner)

Kerry Vale Vineyard to celebrate English Wine Week

Shropshire based Kerry Vale Vineyard are to celebrate English Wine Week with free wine tasting in May.
Inside the new TGI Friday’s

Busy first weekend for Telford’s new TGI Friday’s and Prezzo restaurants

Diners flocked to Telford over the Easter weekend to sample the newest restaurants to open in town.
Over 90 local producers will be at this year’s Cosford Food Festival. Photo: ©Trustees of the Royal Air Force Museum

Cosford serves up another tasty festival

A tasty line-up of over 90 local producers has been announced for this year’s Cosford Food Festival.


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