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Breakfast presenter James Levett (left) in the Gorgeous FM studio

New LGBTQA+ radio station prepares to launch across Shropshire

A brand new LGBTQA+ radio station is set to launch on digital radio across Shropshire later this month.
Beth Heath of Shropshire Hamper Company

New hamper company celebrates great Shropshire food

Shropshire Festivals are bringing local food companies together with the launch of the Shropshire Hamper Company in time for Christmas gift buying.
The Furnace Kitchen

Furnace Kitchen wins major award

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum’s Furnace Kitchen run by celebrity chef Marcus Bean has scooped a major award.
Oswestry town centre. Photo: Google Street View

Oswestry to benefit from High Street funding

Oswestry is to receive £653,080 funding for its high street as part of the High Street Heritage Action Zone, delivered by Historic England.
The Iron Bridge will be illuminated on both Saturday and Sunday evening

Iron Bridge and the Gorge to be lit up this weekend

As part of the popular “Festival of Imagination”, people can see a ‘night of light’ in Ironbridge this weekend, celebrating the area’s World Heritage Site status.
The event will take place on Halloween, October 31st, which will allow people to get all dressed up and have fun

Hope House Dark Run goes virtual on Halloween

The annual Hope House Dark Run is going virtual this Halloween, with children and adults alike encouraged to pull on their florescent and spooky outfits and hit the street on a 5K route near their homes.
Jan Park, Vice Chair, in her studio

Art trail extended with new exhibition after record-breaking year

The Secret Severn Art Trail is being extended with an exciting new exhibition after the number of visitors and sales of artists’ work for the 10-day event broke all previous years’ records.
Jeanette Whitford, Severn Hospice chair

New Chair of Severn Hospice ready for next chapter

A charity which cares for local families living with incurable illness has welcomed a new Chair to its board of trustees – who has paid tribute to her predecessor.
Amanda will run the Virtual London Marathon in support of Hope House Children’s Hospice.

Mum runs Virtual London Marathon after Covid-19 left her bedridden

A Shropshire runner left bedridden for weeks with Covid-19 has signed up to run the Virtual London Marathon in support of Hope House Children’s Hospice.
Mo played cricket for Wellington for seven years from the age of 15

Entrepreneur Mo gives something back to Wellington cricket club

Entrepreneur Mo Chaudry says he is delighted to be able to give something back to the Shropshire cricket club which provided him with some of his most ‘transformational’ experiences.
Volunteer knitters are being sought to create creatures for the annual ‘Woollen Woods’ display. Photo: National Trust/Julianne Hatton

Cast on to create a creature for Attingham’s Woollen Woods

Volunteer knitters are being sought to create some autumn inspired woollen creatures for Attingham Park's annual ‘Woollen Woods’ display.
Nursing assistants Fay and Marie help launch the event

Severn Hospice’s Lights of Love goes online

For the first time ever, families from across the globe can all be part of a charity’s special Christmas service to remember loved ones missed.


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