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Shropshire glass artist celebrates reaching award finals

A Shropshire artist is celebrating after reaching the regional finals of the Rural Business Awards.

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Jill at work in her studio

Shropshire glass artist celebrates reaching award finals

A Shropshire artist is celebrating after reaching the regional finals of the Rural Business Awards.

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Project aimed at helping Shropshire Children in Care Launched by Shrewsbury Town in the Community

Shrewsbury Town in the Community has teamed up with Children in Need for a new project for Shropshire children in care.
One of the many photos on display at the exhibition. Photo: Dave Bagnall

Ironbridge towers seen through the lens at photography exhibition

As time ticks away before the iconic Ironbridge cooling towers are demolished, an exhibition showing pictures of the landmark through the years will be on display during the Festival of Imagination.
Locomotive Standard 4 No. 75069, which was damaged back in July and has now been repaired. Photo: CG Wright

Locomotive repaired and back in action for Steam Gala

A newly-restored steam locomotive which was damaged when a tree fell across the line at the Severn Valley Railway is back in action in time for next week’s Autumn Steam Gala.

Project aimed at helping Shropshire Children in Care Launched by Shrewsbury Town in the Community

Shrewsbury Town in the Community has teamed up with Children in Need for a new project for Shropshire children in care.
One of the many photos on display at the exhibition. Photo: Dave Bagnall

Ironbridge towers seen through the lens at photography exhibition

As time ticks away before the iconic Ironbridge cooling towers are demolished, an exhibition showing pictures of the landmark through the years will be on display during the Festival of Imagination.
Locomotive Standard 4 No. 75069, which was damaged back in July and has now been repaired. Photo: CG Wright

Locomotive repaired and back in action for Steam Gala

A newly-restored steam locomotive which was damaged when a tree fell across the line at the Severn Valley Railway is back in action in time for next week’s Autumn Steam Gala.
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Llarni with her dad Chic Bates

Llarni scaling new heights for Shrewsbury legend dad

A Shrewsbury woman is scaling in heights as a tribute to her dad who is a football club ‘legend’ in the town.
Debbie Snooke (End of Life Care Specialist Nurse) alongside Jules Lewis (End of Life Care Facilitator)

Shropshire nurse to take part in fundraising skydive for patients

A Nurse representing the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is to take part in a tandem skydive to raise money for the care of patients at the end of their lives.
Llarni with her dad Chic Bates

Llarni scaling new heights for Shrewsbury legend dad

A Shrewsbury woman is scaling in heights as a tribute to her dad who is a football club ‘legend’ in the town.
Debbie Snooke (End of Life Care Specialist Nurse) alongside Jules Lewis (End of Life Care Facilitator)

Shropshire nurse to take part in fundraising skydive for patients

A Nurse representing the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is to take part in a tandem skydive to raise money for the care of patients at the end of their lives.
A stunning approach to Oswestry hillfort via a public pathway through a cornfield. Photo: Graham Mitchell

Heritage events explore hillfort’s cultural value, from archaeology to mental health

Discovering heritage makes us feel good, research has shown*, and one Shropshire hillfort will be highlighting why as part of a forthcoming national festival.
Runners are invited to enjoy a route through Dudmaston’s stunning woodland. Photo: ©National Trust / Natalie Kemp

National Trust woodland near Bridgnorth to host 10k trail run

A new monthly 10k trail run is being launched by the National Trust on the Dudmaston Estate, near Bridgnorth.
Adam Siviter, Fundraising Manager at Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust makes legacy appeal

A Shropshire charity committed to safeguarding the future of Ironbridge heritage is asking people to support its work by leaving a legacy in their will.
A stunning approach to Oswestry hillfort via a public pathway through a cornfield. Photo: Graham Mitchell

Heritage events explore hillfort’s cultural value, from archaeology to mental health

Discovering heritage makes us feel good, research has shown*, and one Shropshire hillfort will be highlighting why as part of a forthcoming national festival.
Runners are invited to enjoy a route through Dudmaston’s stunning woodland. Photo: ©National Trust / Natalie Kemp

National Trust woodland near Bridgnorth to host 10k trail run

A new monthly 10k trail run is being launched by the National Trust on the Dudmaston Estate, near Bridgnorth.
Adam Siviter, Fundraising Manager at Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust makes legacy appeal

A Shropshire charity committed to safeguarding the future of Ironbridge heritage is asking people to support its work by leaving a legacy in their will.
'Tree and dawn' by Andrew Fusek Peters

Wildlife and landscape photos go on display at Carding Mill Valley

A new display of wildlife and landscape photos from award-winning Shropshire photographer Andrew Fusek Peters are on display at the National Trust's Carding Mill Valley Chalet Pavilion Tea-room.
Guests at the Ladies Day will enjoy a delicious two-course lunch

Crane Quality Counselling to host annual Ladies Day

Shrewsbury based charity Crane Quality Counselling, will be holding their annual Ladies Day at the Albright Hussey Manor Hotel on Wednesday 18 September.
Ludlow’s Old Downton Lodge

Exclusive art exhibition comes to Ludlow

Ludlow’s Old Downton Lodge is set to welcome the locally based acclaimed portrait artist, Daniel James Yeomans, for an exclusive art exhibition.
Shrewsbury Market Hall traders Brenda Docherty, of The Icing Tip; Tom Hayes, of Tom’s Table; Sarah Thirlwall, of Polly Pea, and Pabel Kumar Saha, of House of Yum

Shrewsbury Market Hall launches picture frame appeal to celebrate traders in artistic installation

Shrewsbury Market Hall has launched a public appeal for donations of unwanted large picture frames to celebrate its traders in an artistic installation.
Members of the Oswestry team include, left to right, Hannah (volunteer), John (adviser), Helen (volunteer), Jackie Jeffrey (Chief Executive Officer), Alison Edwards (Advice Session Supervisor)

Oswestry Citizens Advice appeals for new volunteers

A Shropshire charity is marking World Spinal Cord Injury Day by highlighting the plight of people suffering from serious physical disabilities - and how it can help.
Stan Sedman will lead roof-top tours of the town’s Market Hall

Shrewsbury Market Hall Roof-top Tours mark Heritage Open Days

See Shrewsbury from a different angle with Roof Top Tours at the Market Hall, giving visitors a chance to view the town’s historic townscape from on high as part of national Heritage Open Days.
John Bennett brings Mr Pinklenose to life in his new book

Shropshire man turns childhood imaginary character into new book

A Shropshire man with failing eyesight has turned an imaginary character from his childhood into the hero of a children’s book.

Witness appeal launched after 12-year-old boy is robbed in Telford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 12-year-old boy was robbed by three people, one of whom was in possession of a knife, in Telford.

Woman in her 90s has cash stolen during distraction burglary in Oswestry

Police are investigating after a woman in her 90s had cash stolen during a distraction burglary in Oswestry.

Firefighters called to car fire on A5 in Shrewsbury

Firefighters were called to a car fire near the Woodcote Roundabout on the A5 in Shrewsbury this morning.
The antlers of the deer became entwined in the wire fencing. Photo: RSPCA

Deer rescued after getting caught in fencing near Shrewsbury

A deer who was caught up in a fence has been rescued by the RSPCA after his antlers became entwined in the wire.
Darwin Shopping Centre, Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury’s Darwin Centre to welcome ‘pop up shops’ in time for Christmas

Three ‘pop up shops’ are to open in Shrewsbury’ Darwin Shopping Centre in the run-up to Christmas.

Police investigate car fire in Telford

Police are investigating a suspected arson attack on a car parked in a Telford pub car park last night.
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Driver airlifted with serious injuries following collision on A41 at Tong

The driver of a car was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a collision on the A41 at Tong this afternoon.

Two people dead and one critical in Church Stretton collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after two cars collided on Saturday killing two people and leaving one person in a critical condition.

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'Tree and dawn' by Andrew Fusek Peters

Wildlife and landscape photos go on display at Carding Mill Valley

A new display of wildlife and landscape photos from award-winning Shropshire photographer Andrew Fusek Peters are on display at the National Trust's Carding Mill Valley Chalet Pavilion Tea-room.
Guests at the Ladies Day will enjoy a delicious two-course lunch

Crane Quality Counselling to host annual Ladies Day

Shrewsbury based charity Crane Quality Counselling, will be holding their annual Ladies Day at the Albright Hussey Manor Hotel on Wednesday 18 September.
Ludlow’s Old Downton Lodge

Exclusive art exhibition comes to Ludlow

Ludlow’s Old Downton Lodge is set to welcome the locally based acclaimed portrait artist, Daniel James Yeomans, for an exclusive art exhibition.

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Shropshire Oktoberfest returns to Shrewsbury

The huge beer tent for Shropshire Oktoberfest is due to return to Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park on the 4 and 5 October 2019.
aico building

Aico Open Day to welcome local community and employees

Aico, the Market Leader in domestic Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, will be relocating in October 2019 to a brand-new purpose-built three storey building in Oswestry.