Signalling fault between Shrewsbury and Oakengates disrupts train travel

A fault with the signalling system between Shrewsbury and Oakengates caused disruption for train passengers this morning.

Signalling fault between Shrewsbury and Oakengates disrupts train travel

A fault with the signalling system between Shrewsbury and Oakengates caused disruption for train passengers this morning.
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When completed the nine bungalows in Malinslee will be available for affordable rent

Work starts at Malinslee bungalows

Social housing provider, The Wrekin Housing Trust, has appointed J Harper & Sons to build nine bungalows in Malinslee, Telford, which will be available for affordable rent.
Scott Fitzgerald wanted by police

Man wanted after fleeing police across rooftops in Telford

Police in Telford are asking for assistance in locating a man wanted for escaping lawful custody yesterday.

Telford & Wrekin Council leader to meet panel over Future Fit referral

Telford & Wrekin Council's referral of Future Fit to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care will progress on to its next phase of examination in July.

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When completed the nine bungalows in Malinslee will be available for affordable rent

Work starts at Malinslee bungalows

Social housing provider, The Wrekin Housing Trust, has appointed J Harper & Sons to build nine bungalows in Malinslee, Telford, which will be available for affordable rent.
Scott Fitzgerald wanted by police

Man wanted after fleeing police across rooftops in Telford

Police in Telford are asking for assistance in locating a man wanted for escaping lawful custody yesterday.

Telford & Wrekin Council leader to meet panel over Future Fit referral

Telford & Wrekin Council's referral of Future Fit to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care will progress on to its next phase of examination in July.
Mayor of the borough of Telford and Wrekin, Councillor Stephen Reynolds, attended the awards ceremony earlier this week

Telford school scoops national award for raising awareness of loan sharks

Staff and pupils at Holmer Lake Primary School in Telford are celebrating after being named National Champions of the Stop Loan Sharks Awards.

Shropshire youngsters learn life skills with the Crucial Crew

This month saw over 1,400 local school children turn out for the 25th annual Shrewsbury and Oswestry Crucial Crew event.

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The Clive Arms

Farm to Fork Dining at its Best: The Clive Arms

The Clive Arms, just outside of Ludlow and part of the Earl of Plymouth's Oakly Estate has reopened following an extensive refurbishment, with a range of great new menus focusing on fresh and seasonal produce.
Visitors to Shrewsbury Food Festival will be able to watch demonstrations from food bloggers, top Michelin starred chefs and industry experts

Shrewsbury Food Festival returns for its seventh year

Shrewsbury Food Festival returns on the 29th and 30th June with 200 exhibitors, a bigger, better BBQ area, demonstrations, chef school, live music and lots of fun activities for kids.
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Families affected by a birth injury suffer for life says a leading lawyer

Physical and psychological effects are lifelong and impact every area of a family’s life according to a birth injuries specialist.
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Shrewsbury Town striker heading to Australia

Shrewsbury Town striker Aaron Amadi-Holloway will link up with Australian outfit Brisbane Roar this week.
Captain, Colin Turner, Presenting Kevin Hodgetts with ‘The Captain’s Cup’ His Captain’s Day Prize and an Engraved Brandy Glass. Photo: Mike Purnell

Bridgnorth Golf Club hosts Captain’s Day competition

134 men battled it out at Bridgnorth Golf Club, in the Captain’s Day competition, in the hope of winning the prestigious ‘Captains Cup’ or one of the many prizes.
Shropshire will face Dorset at Shrewsbury’s London Road ground

Shropshire’s new skipper excited by the start of Unicorns Championship season

Joe Carrasco insists he’s excited about leading Shropshire’s cricketers for the first time as he prepares for the county’s Unicorns Championship opener this weekend.
Josh Hustwick

Hustwick returns to Tigers 2

Telford Tigers 2 have announced the first defenceman on the roster this season; Josh Hustwick.

Shrewsbury Town welcome Portsmouth on opening day of new season

Shrewsbury Town face a tricky start to the 2019/20 campaign as they welcome former Premier League outfit Portsmouth.
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Jayne Ford, of Henshalls Insurance Brokers

Mental Health champion for Newport firm

Staff at a Shropshire insurance brokers now have a mental health champion on their team to support them in the workplace.
David Findlay

1st Choice Insurance acquires commercial insurance broker

Shrewsbury-based 1st Choice Insurance has acquired David Findlay, a commercial insurance broker with over 30 years experience.
TG Concrete General Manager Dave Morris at the new plant

TG Concrete expands into new areas

A family-owned Shropshire firm has invested in two new concrete plants to extend its reach to customers even further afield.
Teams of four pupils will be invited to tackle the demanding brief that will involve designing and making a mechanical device using just basic tools and materials

Shropshire schools wanted as manufacturers join forces to launch ‘Design and Make’ Challenge

Nine manufacturers from across the West Midlands are joining forces to help inspire the engineers of the future at a special event next month.
Martyn Rowlands, managing director of Pipekit and Andy Tretton, commercial manager at Shrewsbury Town FC cement the second season together

Pipekit build on partnership with Shrewsbury Town FC

Pipekit, the Shrewsbury based online pipework and drainage distributor, has reaped dividends in its first year of being the website and social media partner for Shrewsbury Town.
Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday 29 June. Photo: ©UK MOD Crown Copyright 2019

SSAFA Shropshire to mark Armed Forces Day 2019

A team of SSAFA volunteers will be hitting the streets of Shrewsbury later this month for Armed Forces Day, raising vital funds to aid the work they do.
FSC Chairman Professor Desmond Thompson is awarded The CIEEM Medal for his outstanding and life-long contribution to nature conservation and upland ecology

FSC chairman awarded top environmental accolade

The chairman of one of the UK’s leading environmental education charities is to be added to an A-list of highly influential ecologists.
Author Dave Courteen with a copy of More To Gain Than Just The Game at The Shrewsbury Club

Tennis stories the inspiration for stylish new book

A new book which combines inspirational first-hand tennis accounts with stunning photography is published this week.
Simon Macdonald, left, and Tom Meehan are the organisers of Shropshire FitFest 2019 at Shrewsbury’s London Road Sports Centre

Shropshire’s first dedicated fitness festival taking place in Shrewsbury next month

Shropshire’s first ever dedicated fitness spectacular, offering an all-day extravaganza of more than 60 classes, workshops and demonstrations, will launch next month.
The festival will also introduce participants to Boccia a precision ball sport, similar to bocce, and related to bowls and pétanque

Free festival to inspire fitness and friendship

Over 50s are being invited to try out a range of activities run by groups and clubs across Telford & Wrekin to help get them active and make new friends.
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Beatrix Potter by Delmar Banner, 1938 © National Portrait Gallery London

National Trust exhibition celebrates the champions of the natural world

Champions of the natural world, from the 19th century to the present day, will be celebrated in a new exhibition at the National Trust's Attingham Park.
The two events were part of Follies Festival at Hawkstone Park Follies

Follies Festival cancels two out of three events due to extreme weather

Event organisers have been forced to cancel two out of three events scheduled to take place over the Follies Festival weekend at Hawkstone Park Follies.
Northern Irish siblings Cup O’ Joe

Cup O’ Joe set to brew up a storm in Carding Mill Valley

The National Trust team in Carding Mill Valley will be welcoming another live act to their popular Live at the Chalet evening this July.

Fly High at Jackfest for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

A family fun day is taking place on Saturday 29 June at Purslow Show Ground, near Craven Arms in aid of Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.
Carnival King and Queen, Tommy Hughes and Amy Hampson

West Felton gears up for Carnival fun

A fun-packed spectacular is once again set to hit the streets of West Felton on Sunday 14 July 2019. Carnival King and Queen, Tommy Hughes and Amy Hampson The carnival...
The Clive Arms

Farm to Fork Dining at its Best: The Clive Arms

The Clive Arms, just outside of Ludlow and part of the Earl of Plymouth's Oakly Estate has reopened following an extensive refurbishment, with a range of great new menus focusing on fresh and seasonal produce.
Visitors to Shrewsbury Food Festival will be able to watch demonstrations from food bloggers, top Michelin starred chefs and industry experts

Shrewsbury Food Festival returns for its seventh year

Shrewsbury Food Festival returns on the 29th and 30th June with 200 exhibitors, a bigger, better BBQ area, demonstrations, chef school, live music and lots of fun activities for kids.
Jason Bradley, the owner of Bradley’s Butchers & Delicatessen, with, left, Helen Bourne, property manager for TSR, and Amie Barter, agency surveyor for TSR, who handled the letting of the premises

New butchers and delicatessen opens in Shrewsbury

A new butchers and delicatessen has opened its doors in Shrewsbury. next to the town’s busy Column roundabout.
The Severn Valley Railway at Bridgnorth

SVR’s Railwayman’s Arms to host Bank Holiday beer festival

Visitors to the Severn Valley Railway this bank holiday can raise a glass while watching the trains steam in.
The ‘Shrewsbury Cup’ is is part of a campaign to eliminate single-use cups

More retailers join ground-breaking Shrewsbury Cup scheme

More retailers are joining Shrewsbury’s ground-breaking deposit coffee cup scheme.