Snow is continuing to cause problems for motorists in Shropshire this morning with many schools also closed across the county.
Shrewsbury Market Hall traders celebrate: (from left) Robin Nugent, Anna Kayiatou, Alison Staples, Libby Gliksman, Pabel Kumar Saha and Jay Singh

Shrewsbury Market Hall voted one of Britain’s top favourite markets

Shrewsbury Market Hall has been voted one of Britain’s top favourite markets after getting through to the final round of a national competition.
The A5 between Shrewsbury and Wellington has been closed to traffic. Photo: Paul Shuttleworth

Weather Warning: More snow forecast for Shropshire today

Snow is falling across Shropshire today with an Amber weather warning in force, motorists are being urged not to drive.
Community sports final

Two Shropshire women awarded West Midlands Community Sports Awards

Two inspirational Shropshire women have been crowned champions at the 2017 West Midlands Community Sports Awards.
Former GB Paralympian Dave Phillipson will be looking to retain his men’s singles title

National Wheelchair Tennis Championships come to Shrewsbury

Top class wheelchair tennis returns to Shropshire this week as The Shrewsbury Club hosts the Tennis Foundation’s National Wheelchair Tennis Championships.

Businesses for Children Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

An awards ceremony celebrating businesses in Shropshire which cater for children and young people has revealed its finalists for 2018.
Mike McGrath and Jayne Meakin at SMI’s Telford headquarters

Seymour Manufacturing International welcomes two new team members

Thermal insulation specialist Seymour Manufacturing International has welcomed another two new members to the team.
JOLT members Ellie Lee, Marion Alcock, Gary Thomas, Helen Whitehead, Allison Scott

Community Interest Company takes out lease on Oswestry store after successful trial

A Community Interest Company has taken out a permanent lease on a Shropshire shop with the goal of taking the next step to tackling the stigma associated with mental health issues.
WM Reserve Forces & Cadets Association

Vital funds for blood cancer charity raised by Telford Reservist

A Shropshire Army Reserve soldier has raised £2,400 to help support one of the UK’s specialist blood cancer charities.
A dozen elves are hiding out in Shrewsbury town centre

Help Santa find his elves in Shrewsbury

A fun seasonal search has been launched to find Santa’s Elves who have run off from the North Pole to seek adventure in Shrewsbury town centre.
Samantha Kingsworth with Jack Bayliss, aged 3 – enjoying the festive atmosphere at Arley

SVR kick-starts busiest time of year in true festive style

Full of Santa hats and smiling faces, the very first steam train of the much-anticipated 2017 Santa Steam Special services set-off on Saturday.
Comedian Shazia Mirza - Photo credit Martin Twomey

Comedian and actress Shazia Mirza to perform in Bridgnorth

Comedian Shazia Mirza returns to the road with her brand-new show, With Love From St Tropez, with a performance in Bridgnorth.
Steeleye Span will be performing at the 2018 Shrewsbury Folk Festival

First names unveiled for Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2018

Shrewsbury Folk Festival has revealed the first acts in its 2018 line up as tickets go on sale for next year’s event.

Peter Pan at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place breaks box office records

This year’s pantomime at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place is set to start on Wednesday 6 December – and it is already a record breaker.

Double 50th birthday to be marked with big top celebration

Next year brings a double 50th birthday for Telford – both the town and Oakengates Theatre @ The Place will celebrate five decades!
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.
Wayne Jenson of Buckatree Hall Hotel and Reuben Crouch of Hobsons

New beer celebrates Shropshire

A hotel near one of the county’s most popular landmarks has been chosen to launch Shropshire Stout, created by Cleobury Mortimer-based Hobsons Brewery.
Young Telford College chefs Liam Wassell and Dayna Nielsen

Two young Telford chefs in running for a national award

Two young chefs from Telford have reached the national semi-finals of a ‘hot chef’ cookery competition.
Gary Carter of Shropshire Wine School

Local wine enthusiast launches Shropshire’s first wine school

A local wine enthusiast is embarking on a radical career change as he launches the county’s first independent wine education company.
Earl Spencer, will be visiting Boscobel House in Shropshire this Sunday. Photo: Jonathan Ring

Earl Spencer to visit Boscobel House for special literary afternoon

Earl Spencer will be visiting Boscobel House in Shropshire this Sunday, 3rd December, for a special literary afternoon from 2pm.
Julie Hotchkiss, retail manager, Reviive and Ranee Twyford, assistant Manager at Severn Hospice shop on Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury

Reviive and Severn Hospice join forces for #BuyNothingNew Day

Two well-known Shropshire organisations have joined forces to support the first national initiative to offer an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday.
Delegates at the recent three-day event at Alkington Grange Barns

Spring date set for Whitchurch writing retreat due to demand

Indie authors from across Shropshire and beyond have been brushing up on their creative skills at an annual writing retreat.


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