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Rob Smith on the track at a rain-hit Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit in Kent. Photo: DSdigital/Dickon Siddall

Telford racer Smith ends maiden BTCC Season with another independents points hat-trick

Rob Smith enjoyed a positive conclusion to his maiden season in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship at a rain-hit Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit in Kent over the weekend.
Three Men in a Bow Tie

Wellington arts festival set to get underway

A popular Shropshire arts festival featuring a range of free events and entertainments is about to get underway.
Organisers of the roadshow have been using the tour to highlight the myriad of careers available in the music industry

Resonance band rocks Shrewsbury to spread the word to students

A group of musicians who have toured the world with internationally renowned acts have visited Shropshire to showcase the possibilities open to students at a new music institute.
Winners Line Up: Emma Hughes & Helen Fowler from Bridgnorth GC, Ladies Captain – Joy Foster, Val. Holdnall & Dorothy White from Worfield GC. Photo – Vanessa Statham

Bridgnorth Golf Club run successful ladies weekend AMAM Open

Bridgnorth Golf Clubs Ladies Weekend AMAM competition attracted 68 ladies from golf clubs as far afield as Halifax.
New president, John Gough, at Chetwynd Deer Park

New president for Newport Show

A new president has been elected for Newport Show who brings many years’ experience of the event and a strong family connection to the role.

Driver injured following collision near Bridgnorth

A driver was injured following a single vehicle collision near Bridgnorth early on Sunday morning.
Shropshire Hills Bonfire and Fireworks 2019

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre Bonfire and Fireworks 2019

Join Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre for their Bonfire and Fireworks Event on Saturday 26 October.
Judges placed a focus on their ‘stunning gardens’

Goldstone Hall Hotel named as a winner in Good Hotel Guide Editor’s Choice Award 2020 for Gardens

Goldstone Hall Hotel, near Market Drayton, has been named again as one of the winners of the prestigious 2020 Good Hotel Guide’s Editor’s Choice Award for Gardens.
Tim King Co-organiser, Richard Dunnilll Samaritans, Phil Gillam Mayor of Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Beatles Weekend raises thousands for local charity

Mayor of Shrewsbury Phil Gillam has just announced that his Shrewsbury Beatles Weekend in September raised more than £5,000 for his chosen charity.
Police cars parked up on the Brookside estate in Telford. Photo: West Mercia Police

Police initiative offers reassurance to Brookside residents

Over 20 police officers flooded Brookside yesterday afternoon to offer reassurance to the local community.
Curtis Langley, Fundraising and Marketing Officer at The Movement Centre With Warren Howell from Oswestry Rugby Club

Oswestry Rugby Club attempt to become world record holders

Oswestry Rugby Club and Oswestry based children’s charity, The Movement Centre, are joining forces to attempt a Guinness World Record for the Largest Rugby Union Lesson.

Emergency services take part in ‘incident’ training at Ironbridge Power Station

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service along with RAF Cosford personnel and emergency services staff are today taking part in a training exercise at the iconic Ironbridge power station site. The exercise is based on...