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The Trust which runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals has hit a national patient target for the first time in over a year.
Growing visitor numbers signal the strong tourist appeal of Old Oswestry hillfort

Steep climb in visitor numbers to Shropshire hillfort

A sharp hike in visitor numbers to Oswestry’s Iron Age hillfort has confirmed its impressive heritage stature and tourist appeal.
Knives handed in to Shrewsbury Police Station

Hundreds of knives taken off the streets following campaign

A knife surrender campaign by Warwickshire and West Mercia Police has seen more than 265 knives handed in at two Shropshire police stations.

Match Report: Shrewsbury Town 4 – 0 Bristol Rovers

A scintillating first half performance from Shrewsbury Town allowed Paul Hurst’s side to steam past a beleaguered Bristol Rovers outfit.
Excalibur Martial Arts students Dean, Tammy, Luke and Harry

Excalibur Martial Arts enjoy success at ITF Taekwondo World Championships

GTI Squad members and Excalibur Martial Arts students have returned from the ITF Taekwondo World Championships in The Netherlands with no fewer than 10 medals.
John Poole with Barbara Kapoor

John Poole launches new showroom in Albrighton

One of Shropshire’s leading property renovators is launching his own showroom this week as part of ambitious plans to double turnover.
Roger Phillips, Chairman of the Marches ESIF committee

Up to £1m available to support rural business growth plans

Rural businesses in Shropshire are being urged to tap into grant funding worth up to £170,000 for new initiatives.
New Write Here manager Nick Whittal

New manager at revamped Shrewsbury retailer

A new manager has been appointed at a Shrewsbury business which recently re-opened after a £50,000 investment programme.
Production still from forthcoming music video Loyal Coward

Interview: WEAK13’s Nick J Townsend speaks ahead of Telford date

WEAK13 band member and actor Nick J Townsend speaks to us ahead of the ‘Grunge Tour’ which stops in Telford.

Things to do for Halloween 2017 in Shropshire

Our guide to Halloween events taking place across Shropshire during October 2017.

Win Tickets: Shrewsbury’s Fireworks and Bonfire Spectacular 2017

One of Shropshire’s biggest fireworks displays is back for 2017, with organisers hoping to raise thousands of pounds for charity.
Christopher Maloney and Kristina Rihanoff will bring their new show to Theatre Severn

Former Strictly and X Factor stars bring new show to Theatre Severn

Former Strictly and X Factor stars Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney are set to bring their new show to Theatre Severn.
This year’s Fayre features a full programme of entertainment throughout the weekend

Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre set for jam-packed weekend of fun

Ludlow’s hugely popular annual Medieval Christmas Fayre returns for another weekend of wonders this November.
Greg Davies performs at Theatre Severn during SICFest 2017. Photo: Michael Longlane Photography

Dates set for 2018 Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival

Organisers of the highly successful Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival have announced the dates for next year’s event.
Andrew Reeves is pictured with the chocolate hazelnuts and chocolate almonds

Confectionery fit for the Queen and made in Shropshire

The royal family has tasted food from around the world, but one of their favourite treats is made right here in Shropshire.
William Dodd, of WD Butchers and Joe Allwood, of Smokin Salop

World BBQ competition ace and butcher team up to serve championship burgers

A world barbecue competition ace is teaming up with his butcher to serve up championship-winning burgers.
Jonathan Holden of Holden's Brewery and Andy Ward of FBC Manby Bowdler at the Golden Lion in Bridgnorth

Family-owned brewery enters Bridgnorth pub market

A family owned brewery business has expanded its portfolio of owned pubs with the acquisition of The Golden Lion in Bridgnorth.
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Oktoberfest – The biggest Shropshire beer festival comes to Shrewsbury

Shropshire Oktoberfest is coming and this October will see The Quarry in Shrewsbury become the biggest open air pub in Shropshire, with 150 real ales to try.
Shropshire mum-of-two Emma Blantern publishes new picture book Teezel and the Christmas Witches

Shropshire mum publishes new children’s book

A Shropshire mum-of-two has combined her love of cats and Christmas to launch the first in a series of new children’s books.
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Shropshire nursing agency calls on patients to utilise their experience

A Shropshire nursing agency providing registered nurses and healthcare assistants to the NHS is calling on private and Government-funded patients to utilise their experience and skills.
The new venture is the brainchild of father and son duo Ian and Sean Roberts

Shropshire family launches county education health and fitness retreat

With the health and fitness industry primed for continued growth, a Shropshire family is tapping into the market by launching a new educational health and fitness retreat.
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