Four Lynx Helicopters dropped into RAF Shawbury today for refuelling as part of a farewell tour.

Witness appeal after woman is sexually assaulted in Wellington

Police are appealing for witnesses following a report of a sexual assault on Queen Street, Wellington in the early hours of Sunday.
The new ambulances are some of the most sophisticated emergency vehicles in the world. Photo: West Midlands Ambulance Service

Telford woman seriously injured in collision on A5 at Four Ashes

A woman from Telford was seriously injured in a collision on the A5 at Four Ashes in Staffordshire last night.
Martin Pearce for Halfway House shooting against the Telepost

Shrewsbury & District Air Rifle League: 1st round of the Match play Handicap Cup

In the first week back of the Shrewsbury & District Air Rifle League after the festive break, there were five matches between the ten teams in the league.
Energize has helped Evolution Rollerderby from Shrewsbury to secure more than £2,000 to buy new equipment

Energize looks back on year of change, milestones and progress

It’s been a year of significant change, major milestones and huge progress at Energize, the activity charity and county sports partnership.

Housing trust hits half a billion pound milestone

As Telford enters its 50th anniversary year, The Wrekin Housing Trust has announced that it has invested more than half a billion pounds in the town.
Ishbel Lapper

Companies face ‘ticking time bomb’ over new data rules, warns expert

Companies across Shropshire face a ticking time bomb because of major new rules governing how they store personal information, an industry expert has warned.

Record breaking year for Shropshire-based PR and creative agency

A leading national PR and creative agency based in Shropshire has today announced 2017 as a record-breaking year.

Photo challenge to capture the best of Telford in its 50th anniversary year

Telford & Wrekin Council is inviting anyone interested in Telford 50 to capture the best of Telford and take part in a weekly photo challenge.

Get Your Wigle On to bring musical adaptation of classic film to Theatre Severn

Local musical theatre company Get Your Wigle On are busy in rehearsals for their next musical extravaganza, Sister Act at Theatre Severn.

Back to Bacharach to celebrate the music of Burt Bacharach at Oakengates Theatre

Back to Bacharach celebrating the music of Burt Bacharach is coming to Oakengates Theatre @ The Place on Saturday 17th February.
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs starring Dr Ben Garrod

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs starring Dr Ben Garrod at Theatre Severn

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs starring Doctor Ben Garrod is heading to Theatre Severn on March 1st.

Telford and District Light Operatic Players to stage Made in Dagenham

Award-winning musical society TADLOP (Telford and District Light Operatic Players) is to stage Made in Dagenham during Telford's 50th anniversary year.
Sonia Sabri is one of the dancers who will be working with children through the Shrewsbury Folk Festival education outreach programme. Photo: Steven Oliver Photography

Festival project to inspire a new generation with traditional dance & music

Hundreds of schoolchildren across Shropshire are set to learn new music and dance skills in an education project being delivered by one of the country’s leading folk festivals.

New Easter panto set to follow success of Peter Pan at Oakengates Theatre

A new Easter panto specially written about Telford as part of the town’s 50th birthday celebrations is to take place at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place.
The Great British Bake Off star Liam Charles who will headlining Newport Show’s Festival of Food in 2018

Bake Off fans’ favourite to be star guest at Newport Show

The fans’ favourite from this year’s Great British Bake Off will be heading to Shropshire in his first appearance in the county as the star guest at Newport Show next year.
Zac Harris at Wheatsheaf in Whitchurch

Whitchurch pub to host Boxing Day feast for Zac’s Christmas Miracle

A Boxing Day feast at a Whitchurch pub will help realise a Christmas miracle with a life-changing operation for a brave young local hero.
The Orange Tree Kitchen Telford

Telford College catering students invite diners to sample new menu

Diners are being welcomed to try the new menu on offer from catering and hospitality students at Telford College, as they open up their on-site restaurant to the public again in January.
The interior at Iscoyd Park

Shropshire’s newest restaurant night launched at stately home near Whitchurch

Shropshire’s newest restaurant night, whereby guests are treated to a lavish meal at a stately home near Whitchurch, is coming back on Friday evening.
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?


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