Request to review Future Fit plans passed to Independent Reconfiguration Panel

Health Secretary Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP has passed Telford & Wrekin Council’s request to review Future Fit’s decision on to the next stage of the referral process.

Request to review Future Fit plans passed to Independent Reconfiguration Panel

Health Secretary Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP has passed Telford & Wrekin Council’s request to review Future Fit’s decision on to the next stage of the referral process.
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Woman has bag snatched whilst walking in Telford Town Park

A woman had her handbag snatched from her whilst walking in Telford Town Park yesterday.

£100,000 Legacy Funding will help provide transitional housing for young people in Wellington

Telford & Wrekin Council is to make a grant of £100,000 available to YMCA Wellington to support the development of 13 units of affordable transitional housing for young people.
Chief Executive David Coull, Manager Kelly Lowry and Tom Barber (Assistant Manager), Sue Steele (Care Assistant), Sharon Edwards (Kitchen Manager) and Heather Erzincanoglu (Admin) at the ‘outstanding’ Woodcroft in Market Drayton

Market Drayton home delivering outstanding care

A north Shropshire care home has become one of only a few in the county to be awarded a rare ‘outstanding’ rating by independent watchdogs.

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Woman has bag snatched whilst walking in Telford Town Park

A woman had her handbag snatched from her whilst walking in Telford Town Park yesterday.

£100,000 Legacy Funding will help provide transitional housing for young people in Wellington

Telford & Wrekin Council is to make a grant of £100,000 available to YMCA Wellington to support the development of 13 units of affordable transitional housing for young people.
Chief Executive David Coull, Manager Kelly Lowry and Tom Barber (Assistant Manager), Sue Steele (Care Assistant), Sharon Edwards (Kitchen Manager) and Heather Erzincanoglu (Admin) at the ‘outstanding’ Woodcroft in Market Drayton

Market Drayton home delivering outstanding care

A north Shropshire care home has become one of only a few in the county to be awarded a rare ‘outstanding’ rating by independent watchdogs.
The proposed route of the road

£54 million funding approved for Shrewsbury’s North West Relief Road

The Department for Transport is providing £54 million for Shrewsbury's North West Relief Road, following approval by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

Telford & Wrekin Council formally refers hospital shake-up plans to Health Secretary

Telford & Wrekin Council has formally referred the Future Fit decision to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

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Ellesmere’s equestrian team show excellence at competition

The equestrian team at Ellesmere College are jumping for joy after a student won her class at a high profile qualifying competition.
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Shropshire school pupil bats his way to tour of India

A Shropshire pupil is continuing to bowl over cricketing experts with his talents - as he was selected to tour India as part of an academy programme.

Match Report: Shrewsbury Town 2 – 1 Wycombe Wanderers

Shrewsbury Town seal three points in dramatic fashion as they leave it late to ease the pressure on Sam Ricketts.

Match Preview: Shrewsbury Town V Wycombe Wanderers

Shrewsbury Town will be aiming to avoid a third straight defeat when they face out of sorts Wycombe Wanderers.
Tom and Richard Weaver with their immaculate Formula Ford

Ludlow schoolboy takes to the fast lane

A Shropshire schoolboy will be taking to the fast lane when he makes his driving debut at Shropshire‘s premier motorsport venue at the end of the month.
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Carl Phillips (Telford & Wrekin Council) with Andy Wheeler (TTC Group)

TTC Group wins Telford & Wrekin Council contract to improve safety of local taxi drivers

TTC Group has won a contract with Telford & Wrekin Council to improve the performance and safety of local taxi and private hire drivers.
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Shropshire law firm in the running to win third national award in a row

A Shropshire law firm is in the running to win a third national award in a row at a special ceremony to be held in London later this year.
Chris Pallett of Bespoke Computing with previous years’ winners

Shropshire IT company sponsors Young Enterprise 2019

Telford-based Bespoke Computing is sponsoring the Best Use of ICT award at the Young Enterprise 2019 awards ceremony.
Martin Lunt and Mandy Martindale

Mandy joins the team at Lunts in Shrewsbury

A new face has joined the team at a family run pharmacy in Shrewsbury.
Jeremy Rose, managing director at Ocean Telecom

Ocean Telecom scoops top award

An independent business telecoms provider from Oswestry has won a prestigious industry award from one of its suppliers.
Maggie Kennerley, a Transformation Midwife from Shropshire, who is taking part in the Velo Birmingham & Midlands to raise money for Cure Leukaemia

Baschurch Rollers cycling for Cure Leukaemia at Velo

A health professional from Shropshire will be marking International Nurses Day by cycling 100 miles for Cure Leukaemia.
Art Historian, Sarah Gathercole, Qube Arts Officer, Charlotte Jackson, Volunteer, Jan Hedger and Qube Arts Development Officer, Vanessa Baldry

Volunteer’s exhibition honours Oswestry’s Homefront Heroines

A multimedia exhibition celebrating the role of local women during the First World War opens on March 14 at Qube Gallery in Oswestry.
Image shows Dudmaston Hall in springtime. Photo: Jean-Pierre Camm

Dudmaston opens its gates for a brand new season

Spring has sprung at Dudmaston, a local National Trust property near Bridgnorth.
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Applications invited for funding from the Alan Surtees Trust

A trust that aims to support and enhance the career of young folk performers has opened its 2019 round of funding.

Authors to light the fire of inspiration in Shropshire primary school pupils

Children’s authors are set to share information and ideas on how to really inspire children to write brilliant stories.
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Out and About in Shropshire Easter 2019

It is busy time across Shropshire this Easter with plenty of events and activities across the county. Take a look at some of the events near you.
The Big Busk’s popular, free “try-it-out” music room will be run by Music Heroes

Be a music hero at The Big Busk

The Big Busk’s popular, free “try-it-out” music room will be back when Shrewsbury’s street music festival returns on 6 April.
SVR Severn Valley Railway Easter

Step back in time on the SVR this Easter!

The whistle, the heat, the rumble under your feet – immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of the golden age of steam at the Severn Valley Railway this Easter.
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Superhero Spectacular at Shrewsbury Shopping Centres

Three days of Superhero-Themed Family Fun is heading to town this Easter, as Shrewsbury Shopping celebrates the launch of Marvel: Avengers End Game.
Oswestry Market Good Friday

Oswestry Markets Celebrates Easter Family Event

Oswestry market's Easter Good Friday Family Day has gone from strength to strength and has become a great event for local families.

Special Easter events at Shrewsbury’s award-winning Market Hall

Events at Shrewsbury’s award-winning Market Hall kick off on Saturday, April 6 when its doors open for the first of its 2019 line-up of popular late night events.
Whitchurch Food and Drink Festival takes place in April

Festival team to help boost Whitchurch Food and Drink event

Shropshire Festivals is to play a major role in this year’s Whitchurch Food and Drink Festival, organisers have revealed.
The Shrewsbury Cup is made from foamed polypropylene and used over and over again before being recycled

Shrewsbury gets a coffee buzz from a deposit-return cup scheme

Shrewsbury will be one of the first places in the UK to have a town-wide, deposit-return scheme for reusable takeaway cups to help cut waste and promote sustainability.
Pat Parkes, Owner of Shropshire Ice Cream

The Shropshire Ice Cream Company to launch vegan range

The Shropshire Ice Cream company are expanding their range to include a vegan offering.

Embark on a journey of ale and pub discovery this April

Embark on a journey of ale and pub discovery, through the towns and villages dotted around the Shropshire countryside this April.