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Celebrating the anniversary at a picnic event are Elaine Pearce (Project Officer), Andy Pearce (aka Mickey Mouse), Mayor Councillor Raj Mehta, Lee Stevens (aka Chase), Jayne Stevens (Participation Co-ordinator) and Kerrie Seagrave (Project Administrator)

Celebrations continue as Telford charity turns ten

Celebrations to mark the tenth anniversary of an independent parent carer forum in Telford and Wrekin are continuing with parties for all.
Jules Lewis (centre) with Dr Terri Porrett and Roy Lilley from the Academy of Fabulous NHS Stuff outside the Swan Bereavement Suite at RSH

Team to tackle world’s fastest zipline to raise money for end of life care

A team representing the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is to take on the world’s fastest zipline.
The Mansion at Attingham. Photo: NT / Julianne Hatton

Archaeological dig to take place at Attingham this summer

An archaeological excavation is to take place at Attingham Park to further investigate the remains of a historical brick and stone building recently unearthed.
David Harris from the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Telford parkrunners to go back in time

Hundreds of runners are being called on to go back in time and raise awareness of a campaign to raise £1million by bosses at Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust.
Mike Kendrick from Bridgnorth has been inducted into the prestigious Living Legends of Aviation. Photo: Mirja Geh

Bridgnorth Airship Pioneer Inducted as Aviation Living Legend

Bridgnorth airship and ballooning pioneer, Mike Kendrick, has been inducted into the prestigious Living Legends of Aviation.
Revel-in-Dance is set to get Shrewsbury in a flap with a Guinness World Record Charleston attempt

Guinness World Record Charleston attempt to take place in Shrewsbury

In an attempt to see Shropshire in the Guinness Book of Records in a fun, active and inclusive way, Revel in Dance is getting Shrewsbury in a flap!
A variety of layouts in various gauges will be on display at Shrewsbury Model Railway Show

Shrewsbury Model Railway Show to take place this October

Shrewsbury Model Railway Show is set to take place this October with local enthusiasts and those new to the hobby looking forward to the event.

Guided visits to fascinating parklands and tree collections

A series of guided visits to some of the most interesting tree collections in Shropshire have been organised by an ancient tree and woodland preservation group.
Becky Leath, visitor sales assistant at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust celebrates Telford50

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust will be celebrating along with the rest of Telford in November when the town marks its 50th birthday.
Residents, staff including Chief Exec Pete Richmond and the Mayor of Telford and Wrekin launching the new Community Garden

Telford and Wrekin Mayor opens garden rooted in community spirit

A new community garden, which has helped to support vulnerable adults, has been officially opened by Telford and Wrekin’s Mayor, Councillor Raj Mehta.
Chris Morris ahead of his challenges

Adventurous patient to climb Mount Everest for RJAH

An adventurous patient at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital is attempting a series of daunting fundraising challenges – ending with an assault on Mount Everest.

Hospital worker to tackle “Three Peaks” charity cycle ride

A Shropshire hospital worker is to ride the equivalent of the highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales to raise money to improve end of life care.

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