Lifestyle

Free swimming for 50 and overs in Telford and Wrekin

From 1 April residents aged 50 and over, will be able to swim for free at Telford & Wrekin Council leisure centres.

Landmark ruling may open floodgates to historical financial claims

The Supreme Court has recently allowed an appeal which could make a lot of divorcees very nervous about their financial position, even if their divorce was finalised decades previously.

What is keeping you up at night?

A snoring partner, battling with a cold and worrying about our finances are amid the myriad of reasons we can’t get to sleep.

Unique Easter Egg Hunt to take place at Iscoyd Park

A unique Easter Egg hunt with some unusual prizes will be forming the centrepiece of an open day at a north Shropshire stately home on Good Friday.

Free first aid training available for carers

A new training programme on First Aid for family carers is being staged in Telford next month to help people cope in emergencies.

New creative classes for toddlers at Theatre Severn

A brand new Toddler Development Group is being set up at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn to enhance young children’s alertness and their ability to relate to the grownups they love.

Trust staff to mark World Kidney Day

Staff from the Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals will be marking World Kidney Day with an information stand in Telford and a visit from the local MP in Shrewsbury.

Social media dominates holiday time according to survey

Could you go on holiday and not update your Facebook status? Probably not according to new research.

Shrewsbury health centre launches £5,000 crowdfunder campaign

A complementary health and wellness centre in Shrewsbury has launched a campaign to raise £5,000 in 42 days to pay for building work that will enable it to extend its workshop space and expand its services.

Shrewsbury mother recalls shock of son’s brain tumour diagnosis

The life of one Shropshire family was turned upside down by the discovery of a cancerous tumour.

Scam warning campaign to protect elderly in Shropshire

Public protection officers have joined forces with a home care company to spread the word about financial scams targeting elderly and vulnerable people in Shropshire.

Telford nursery embraces foreign languages

Children and babies as young as six months old who attend a Telford nursery chain are learning in French and Spanish.