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Author Lorna McCann receives Best Children’s Product Award 2018 from BCA sponsor Trish Parsons, owner of Bellini’s Box

Shropshire author scoops top business award for books

A Shropshire author has scooped a top county business award for her children’s books.
Author Sarah Griffiths meets Poncho, being held by Emma Small at Beck's Pets and Exotics in Shrewsbury

Shropshire author meets former Hollywood star Poncho ahead of book release

A Shropshire author, who has penned a new children’s book about a parrot, has met with the world’s longest surviving green-winged macaw.
Laura Stephenson and Tim Collins were married in the rustic woodland ceremony site at The Wroxeter. Photo: Lisa Webb Photography

Shropshire venue shortlisted for West Midlands Wedding of the Year

A wedding held at a venue in the heart of Shropshire has been shortlisted for the West Midlands Wedding of the Year.
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.
John Hall with the Shropshire pen and pencil which are crafted from solid

Shropshire pen pays tribute to county craftsmen

An exclusive set of silver writing instruments has been developed in tribute to the work of Shropshire silversmiths.
Olivia Thomas (center)– new Choir Leader for Got 2 Sing Telford & Shrewsbury

Shropshire people invited to ‘sing in the new!’

Local choir leader Olivia Thomas is inviting the people of Shropshire to ‘sing in the new’ this January.

Become a Beanstalk reading hero in 2018

Could you help transform the prospects for a child through the power of books and stories?
Snow and Car Tyre

Essential guide to driving in winter conditions

With snow and ice across Shropshire, here is an essential guide to driving on the county's roads in winter conditions.
Earl Spencer, will be visiting Boscobel House in Shropshire this Sunday. Photo: Jonathan Ring

Earl Spencer to visit Boscobel House for special literary afternoon

Earl Spencer will be visiting Boscobel House in Shropshire this Sunday, 3rd December, for a special literary afternoon from 2pm.
Julie Hotchkiss, retail manager, Reviive and Ranee Twyford, assistant Manager at Severn Hospice shop on Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury

Reviive and Severn Hospice join forces for #BuyNothingNew Day

Two well-known Shropshire organisations have joined forces to support the first national initiative to offer an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday.
Delegates at the recent three-day event at Alkington Grange Barns

Spring date set for Whitchurch writing retreat due to demand

Indie authors from across Shropshire and beyond have been brushing up on their creative skills at an annual writing retreat.
Claudia Baker’s winning family selfie photo of son Ivan, 9, daughter Beatrice and ‘Mr Seaweed’

Family wins holiday thanks to seaside selfie competition

When a Shrewsbury travel agency threw down the gauntlet to find the best family holiday ‘selfie’ they were overwhelmed by the hundreds of entries they received.


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Darwin’s Kitchen is Shrewsbury’s newest restaurant and bar addition

Porter House in Shrewsbury has evolved into Darwin's Kitchen with a fresh new look and food with a Shropshire origin to try.
Kerryvale owners June & Geoff Ferguson

Kerry Vale Vineyard set to reopen for 2018 season

This March Shropshire based Kerry Vale Vineyard is re-opening their cellar door shop and wine café to visitors.
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The Great British Food Festival returns to Weston Park this Spring Bank Holiday

The Great British Food Festival is returning to Weston Park to kick off the summer season, over the bank holiday weekend 26 to 28 May.

Ludlow Food Centre named as finalist in Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2018

Ludlow Food Centre has been named as a finalist in Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2018, with the winner due to be unveiled at the Farm Shop & Deli Show in April.

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