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Baschurch Rollers cycling for Cure Leukaemia at Velo

A health professional from Shropshire will be marking International Nurses Day by cycling 100 miles for Cure Leukaemia.

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Maggie Kennerley, a Transformation Midwife from Shropshire, who is taking part in the Velo Birmingham & Midlands to raise money for Cure Leukaemia

Baschurch Rollers cycling for Cure Leukaemia at Velo

A health professional from Shropshire will be marking International Nurses Day by cycling 100 miles for Cure Leukaemia.

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Art Historian, Sarah Gathercole, Qube Arts Officer, Charlotte Jackson, Volunteer, Jan Hedger and Qube Arts Development Officer, Vanessa Baldry

Volunteer’s exhibition honours Oswestry’s Homefront Heroines

A multimedia exhibition celebrating the role of local women during the First World War opens on March 14 at Qube Gallery in Oswestry.
Image shows Dudmaston Hall in springtime. Photo: Jean-Pierre Camm

Dudmaston opens its gates for a brand new season

Spring has sprung at Dudmaston, a local National Trust property near Bridgnorth.
The Alan Surtees Trust - Featured

Applications invited for funding from the Alan Surtees Trust

A trust that aims to support and enhance the career of young folk performers has opened its 2019 round of funding.
Art Historian, Sarah Gathercole, Qube Arts Officer, Charlotte Jackson, Volunteer, Jan Hedger and Qube Arts Development Officer, Vanessa Baldry

Volunteer’s exhibition honours Oswestry’s Homefront Heroines

A multimedia exhibition celebrating the role of local women during the First World War opens on March 14 at Qube Gallery in Oswestry.
Image shows Dudmaston Hall in springtime. Photo: Jean-Pierre Camm

Dudmaston opens its gates for a brand new season

Spring has sprung at Dudmaston, a local National Trust property near Bridgnorth.
The Alan Surtees Trust - Featured

Applications invited for funding from the Alan Surtees Trust

A trust that aims to support and enhance the career of young folk performers has opened its 2019 round of funding.
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Authors to light the fire of inspiration in Shropshire primary school pupils

Children’s authors are set to share information and ideas on how to really inspire children to write brilliant stories.
Taking part in Race for Life events enables like-minded people to get together and remember loved ones lost to cancer or celebrate the lives of those who have survived

Join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Telford and Shrewsbury

People across Shropshire are being encouraged to get 2019 off to a great start by making a date to join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

Authors to light the fire of inspiration in Shropshire primary school pupils

Children’s authors are set to share information and ideas on how to really inspire children to write brilliant stories.
Taking part in Race for Life events enables like-minded people to get together and remember loved ones lost to cancer or celebrate the lives of those who have survived

Join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Telford and Shrewsbury

People across Shropshire are being encouraged to get 2019 off to a great start by making a date to join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
Racing driver Shane Kelly, who will be at the Pit Stop event this weekend

Online charity raffle aims to help safeguard iconic Ironbridge buildings

An online charity raffle with the top prize of watching a day of motorsport is being held with the aim of raising money to help safeguard the future of the iconic buildings in Ironbridge.
Telford & Wrekin Ladies Circle celebrate their 65th birthday this year

Telford & Wrekin Ladies Circle turn 65

This year marks the year Telford & Wrekin Ladies Circle celebrate their 65th birthday and they will be marking the occasion with members past and present on the 14 March.
Darren Blackburn (Lawley and Overdale Parish Council), Richard Handley (Lawley Running Club), William Gilmour (Lawley and Overdale Parish Council), Lynnette Williams (the Georgia Williams Trust) and Fleur Hemming (Bournville Village Trust)

Charity events raise £1,800 for the Georgia Williams Trust

Money raised from a series of charity events in Lawley village has been presented to the parents of Telford teenager Georgia Williams.
Telford & Wrekin Ladies Circle celebrate their 65th birthday this year

Telford & Wrekin Ladies Circle turn 65

This year marks the year Telford & Wrekin Ladies Circle celebrate their 65th birthday and they will be marking the occasion with members past and present on the 14 March.
Darren Blackburn (Lawley and Overdale Parish Council), Richard Handley (Lawley Running Club), William Gilmour (Lawley and Overdale Parish Council), Lynnette Williams (the Georgia Williams Trust) and Fleur Hemming (Bournville Village Trust)

Charity events raise £1,800 for the Georgia Williams Trust

Money raised from a series of charity events in Lawley village has been presented to the parents of Telford teenager Georgia Williams.
Winner, Oscar Haywood Martin, working on his photos

Photography students snap up the chance to work with international company

An international artist representation agency approached Shrewsbury Colleges Group to get photography-enthused students involved in their I♥Shrewsbury project.
Louise Griffin

Shropshire artists work will raise money for Hope House children’s Hospices

A one-off special poster to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the legendary Jaguar Mk 2 is to raise money for children’s charities in Shropshire.
Edward Thomas, Group Head of Marketing and Communications for the Trust with calendars from previous years

Art competition calls for creative entries for 2020 calendar

The Wrekin Housing Trust is calling for artists, inspired by Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin to help create their next calendar by entering an art competition.
Sophie Kelly gets ready for Charter Day with horse, Macan

Wellington to celebrate Charter Day this Saturday

Wellington celebrates the 775th Anniversary of its 1244 market charter this Saturday with music, Morris dancing, a community history event and a scone-baking contest.
The Ruby Run is a fun, non-competitive 5km colour run with participants running through clouds of colourful paint

Last few days to sign up for Ruby Run challenge!

It’s the last few days to sign up for the Ruby Run challenge raising money for the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund.
Artist Georgina Walton with some of her work with Jonathan Soden of The Soden Collection Gallery

Shrewsbury artist puts on live show at local gallery

A talented young Shropshire artist is ‘performing live’ at a leading Shrewsbury art gallery this week.
Dougie Lampkin and Neil Hodgson

Neil Hodgson and Dougie Lampkin join Bike4Life Ride Out

Former World Superbike Champion Neil Hodgson and twelve times FIM Trial World Champion Dougie Lampkin, will be leading the Bike4Life Ride Out alongside fellow former World Superbike champion, Carl Fogarty and motorcycle and truck racing legend, Steve Parrish.
Chris Morris, Bill Morris, Timothy Morris and Robin Morris with archive items

Shrewsbury’s social history comes alive at special exhibition

The days of tea dances, award-winning bakes and pioneering fashion shops will be brought to life to give an insight into Shrewsbury’s social history over the past 150 years in a special exhibition.

One taken to hospital after car collides with building in Wellington

One person was injured after a car collided with a building in Wellington this morning.
Police gained access to one property by cutting through the front door. Photo: @LpptNWestMercia

Eight arrested as police carry out early morning raids in Telford

Drugs and weapons were seized and eight people arrested after police carried out early morning raids in Telford today.
Police hope a fresh appeal leads to new information to find Russell Blent

Police renew appeal for missing Shrewsbury man three years after he was last seen

Police have renewed an appeal for a missing Shrewsbury man three years after he was last seen.
The bridge was damaged during the collision. Photo: @OscarMike28

Car collides with railway bridge in Shrewsbury

A road had to be closed and train services to and from Welshpool cancelled after a car collided with a bridge in Shrewsbury overnight.
Flood defence barriers in place at Frankwell in Shrewsbury during previous flooding

Flood defence barriers go up in Frankwell, Shrewsbury

Phase 1 of flood defence barriers are going up in the Frankwell area of Shrewsbury this morning as the River Severn rises and further rain is forecast.

Police reassure public ahead of planned protest in Wellington

Plans are in place to ensure any disruption is kept to a minimum ahead of a planned protest in Wellington.

Telford man found guilty of sex offences against children

A Telford man has been found guilty of non-recent sex offences against children.
The council has identified a potential site overlooking one end of Southwater’s lake

New 1,000 student university institute proposed for Southwater

A proposed new venture between Telford & Wrekin Council and the University of Wolverhampton to create a new education institute in Southwater has been revealed.

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Winner, Oscar Haywood Martin, working on his photos

Photography students snap up the chance to work with international company

An international artist representation agency approached Shrewsbury Colleges Group to get photography-enthused students involved in their I♥Shrewsbury project.
Louise Griffin

Shropshire artists work will raise money for Hope House children’s Hospices

A one-off special poster to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the legendary Jaguar Mk 2 is to raise money for children’s charities in Shropshire.
Edward Thomas, Group Head of Marketing and Communications for the Trust with calendars from previous years

Art competition calls for creative entries for 2020 calendar

The Wrekin Housing Trust is calling for artists, inspired by Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin to help create their next calendar by entering an art competition.
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