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Christina with a Lantern Walk Poster

Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park to be lit by hundreds of lanterns in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospice

Shrewsbury's Quarry Park will be lit by hundreds of twinkling lanterns this Saturday in aid of the county's Hope House Children's Hospice.
Sophia and Saul Moody at Market Drayton Fire Station with Watch Manager Mark Smith and grandparents Dale and Lin Moody

Shropshire’s Golden Rock Found

A Shropshire firefighter’s campaign to make fire safety fun for children has proved rock solid with lifesaving messages painted onto stones and distributed around the area.
David Ritchie

David braves peak as thank you to hospital team which helped save his life

David Ritchie, 80, has climbed one of the Lake District’s highest peaks in atrocious weather conditions to raise funds for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.
Mud runners Carmen Roldan Blasco, Hollie Cale, Rhea Alton, Rachel Hitchin and Henry's Dad Jacob

Mud run team raises more than £3,000 to help young boy take his first steps unaided

More than £3,000 was raised for a campaign to help a three-year-old boy take his first steps unaided after fundraisers took on the UK Mud Run.
Persimmon Homes’ hosted a coffee morning to celebrate the success of Community Champions

Shropshire groups benefit from charity campaign

Shropshire groups who have benefited from a charity campaign have gathered to celebrate their success.
The art exhibition will be taking place at Renaissance in Ludlow

Art exhibition pops up at south Shropshire charity shop

A charity shop in south Shropshire is to host its first ever art exhibition in the run up to Christmas.
Margaret Watts (Information Specialist), Jeremy Burnam (Information Specialist) and Moray Hayman (Facilities Officer) with Betty, the Macmillan Mobile Information Bus

Cancer Information Bus to visit Shrewsbury Town Football Club

Cancer information and support is coming to Shrewsbury Town Football Club on Saturday 25 November, courtesy of Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service.
The Chair of SDN, Ruby Hartshorn, welcomed the Rev. Phil Briggs to the scheme

Safe Places Shropshire sign up 400th Safe Location

Safe Places Shropshire has signed up Riversway Elim Church on Lancaster Road in Shrewsbury as its 400th Safe Place.

‘Go Wild’ challenge helps Telford Town Park to awards final

An interactive treasure hunt has helped Telford Town Park to be shortlisted for a national award.
Julie Hawkins, Head of Speech and Language, takes Santa through the basics of Makaton signing with the help of Derwen College students Poppy Olsmore and Daniel Fitzroy-Ezzy

Signing workshop available for Santa’s little helpers

Santa’s little helpers can glean a little extra help relating to children with communication difficulties this Christmas.
Ellerdine Village Hall

Ellerdine Village Hall needs your support to secure vital funding

Ellerdine Village Hall is calling for the support of the local community to help win funding as part of the Aviva Community Fund 2017.

Shrewsbury Market Hall to host festive late night events

Shrewsbury Market Hall is running a series of festive late nights in the lead up to Christmas.

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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.

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