Value of council owned Shrewsbury shopping centres halves in a year

The value of Shrewsbury Shopping Centres, bought by Shropshire Council in January 2018, has halved in a year.

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The Darwin Shopping Centre in Shrewsbury

Value of council owned Shrewsbury shopping centres halves in a year

The value of Shrewsbury Shopping Centres, bought by Shropshire Council in January 2018, has halved in a year.
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The Green Dragon Inn, Little Stretton. Image: Google Street View

Firefighters called to kitchen fire at Green Dragon Inn, Little Stretton

Firefighters were called to a fire in the kitchen of the Green Dragon Inn at Little Stretton this morning.
The Catering team at Shropshire’s Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital

Patients rate RJAH hospital food best in country

The Catering team at Shropshire’s RJAH are celebrating after the food they produce and serve has once again been highlighted in a national patient survey as the best in the country.
Work taking place on the dual carriageway network in Telford. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Dual carriageway maintenance work underway in Telford

A three-week programme of essential maintenance works has begun across Telford and Wrekin’s dual carriageway network.
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The Green Dragon Inn, Little Stretton. Image: Google Street View

Firefighters called to kitchen fire at Green Dragon Inn, Little Stretton

Firefighters were called to a fire in the kitchen of the Green Dragon Inn at Little Stretton this morning.
The Catering team at Shropshire’s Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital

Patients rate RJAH hospital food best in country

The Catering team at Shropshire’s RJAH are celebrating after the food they produce and serve has once again been highlighted in a national patient survey as the best in the country.
Work taking place on the dual carriageway network in Telford. Photo: Telford & Wrekin Council

Dual carriageway maintenance work underway in Telford

A three-week programme of essential maintenance works has begun across Telford and Wrekin’s dual carriageway network.
Nick Ralls, chief executive Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust awarded £500,000 grant

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has been awarded £500,000 by Arts Council England to help it recover from the coronavirus lockdown.
Shropshire Council has appointed Steve Smith as assistant director for infrastructure

Shropshire Council appoints new assistant director for infrastructure

Shropshire Council has appointed a new assistant director for infrastructure – responsible for highways, transport, waste and recycling and environmental maintenance.
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Mail order PPE kits and COVID-19 testing to keep businesses operating

My Occ Health, in partnership Summerfield Healthcare, has produced a must-have mail-order kit of PPE supplies which can be delivered to businesses.
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FC Oswestry Town takes sad decision to fold the club

FC Oswestry Town, which was formed in 2014, has taken the decision to fold as a result of the coronavirus pandemic putting the club into financial difficulties and robbing it of a hard earned promotion.
Stuart Apperley, Rowly Jones, Ashley Chesters and Christine Apperley

Centenary charity challenge raises £2,400 for RJAH league of friends

A 100-hole Charity Challenge held at Hawkstone Park to celebrate the Golf Club’s Centenary year has raised over £2,400 for The League of Friends of the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital.

Shrewsbury Town boss pours cold water on Joe Hart claims

Shrewsbury Town boss Sam Ricketts has revealed Joe Hart will not make an emotional return to the club despite national media claims.

Shrewsbury Town line up bid for Dunfermline striker Kevin Nesbit

According to reports Shrewsbury Town are interested in Scottish striker Kevin Nesbit as they look to secure their first post-season signing.
Captains, Chris and Stuart and Apperley

Hawkstone Park golf club event with League of Friends

Although Hawkstone Park Golf Club’s Centenary celebrations have been somewhat curtailed by the Covid-19 crisis, husband and wife Captains, Stuart and Chris Apperley have set members a mid-summer charity challenge of completing 100 consecutive holes in a day.
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David Hayward, Director

Telecoms firm rebrands following buyout

A Shropshire telecoms company has undergone a rebrand after a buyout - but clients can still rely on the same team and same award-winning services they have been used to.
Sean Gorman, director at Dyke Yaxley Chartered Accountants

Self-employed must act fast to claim crucial support grant

A Shropshire accountancy expert has warned self-employed people across the county they have just days left to claim a potentially crucial support grant.
Opulent Beach Club is the sister brand to the travel company Opulent Travel Lounge

Opulent Travel Lounge takes flight with new online boutique store

After successfully navigating through the aftermath of both the Shropshire floods and the ongoing Covid-19 travel restrictions, Shrewsbury-based Opulent Travel Lounge has launched a brand-new online boutique for fashion, fitness and travel lovers.
Building work on the centre at the College’s London Road campus began this week, with representatives from the College, RMT Garage Equipment, and the LEP present

Work begins on new Automotive Engineering Training Centre at Shrewsbury Colleges Group

Shrewsbury Colleges Group has broken ground on what is set to become a new centre for the teaching of motor vehicle and engineering courses.
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3pluk evolves with re-brand and focus on growth

Shropshire-based Ecommerce Fulfilment Specialist, 3pluk are evolving, with a full re-brand and focus on growth.
: Matt Martin and Sam Whitney with Hannah Gamston at Severn Hospice, Shrewsbury

Bridgnorth cricket club in global fundraiser for Severn Hospice

Following the Covid-19 pandemic cancellation of the annual Bridgnorth Walk, in which the town’s cricket club always enter a fundraising team, two enterprising club members came up with an alternative event to raise funds for their chosen charity and gained surprise support from across the world.

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Amy Warhurst and daughter Josie

Shrewsbury drama group launches new online initiative

A Shropshire children's drama group has launched a new 'fly on the wall' initiative to encourage shy children to take the first step into a class.
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‘We’ve Got This’ says charity as it launches new family stays

Shropshire-based UK charity, the Field Studies Council, has launched its brand new 'Stay With Us', no frills, family breaks at 12 countryside locations including its Preston Montford property near Shrewsbury.
Rebecca Lyon, with the funded packs at the Challenging Perceptions Park Lane Centre, Telford

New £170K funding available for Shropshire Charities

The Community Foundation has announced that they have distributed over £130,000 to charities and voluntary groups during Covid-19 and that a second phase is now available.
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Big finish for the 90’s Revival weekly lockdown live shows

Two well known Shropshire DJ’s are bringing their Facebook live weekly 90's music sessions to an end with one last live party this Saturday.
Step Back to the 1940s at the SVR. Photo: Paul Hastie

Severn Valley Railway to hold virtual 1940s event

The group behind the SVR’s ever popular Step Back to the 1940s events has come up with an exciting alternative in the face of this year’s cancellations.
The famous chip shop at Blists Hill Victorian Town

Countdown on for Ironbridge Gorge Museums reopening

The countdown is on to the reopening of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums – and it’s already shaping up to be a massive success.
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RAF Museum Cosford to reopen on Monday 6 July

Following recent advice from the Government and Public Health England, RAF Museum Cosford will re-open its doors to visitors on Monday 6 July.
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The Holroyd Community Theatre Shines Bright

The Holroyd Community Theatre near Oswestry has developed a programme of virtual creativity and archived productions to enjoy from the safety and comfort of home during lockdown.
The Railwayman's Arms in Bridgnorth. Photo: Tony Bending

SVR’s historic Shropshire pub set to reopen

The Railwayman’s Arms at the Severn Valley Railway’s Bridgnorth station is set to reopen on Saturday 4 July.
Donna Miles and David Cheshire pictured being handed their new lease by Wellington Mayor Anthony Lowe

New lease of life for Wellington café

A Wellington café which has been thriving during lockdown has secured its future with a new five-year lease.