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FC Oswestry Town, which was formed in 2014, has taken the decision to fold as a result of the coronavirus pandemic putting the club into financial difficulties and robbing it of a hard earned promotion.
A 100-hole Charity Challenge held at Hawkstone Park to celebrate the Golf Club’s Centenary year has raised over £2,400 for The League of Friends of the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital.
Overall patient experience at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital is the best in the country – according to the findings of a major national report.
Councillors and business leaders have welcomed news that Oswestry is set to receive £700,000 of government funding to help tackle empty properties and enhance the heritage of the town.
Staff working at the county’s specialist orthopaedic hospital are showing their support for their LGBTQ+ colleagues and patients, with the introduction of the NHS Rainbow Badge.
Police are appealing for information after men forced their way into a house in Gobowen and claimed to be police officers.
The Holroyd Community Theatre near Oswestry has developed a programme of virtual creativity and archived productions to enjoy from the safety and comfort of home during lockdown.
Park Hall Countryside Experience in Oswestry has launched an animal adoption scheme after receiving enquiries from members of the public.
Oswestry Charity Qube has been overwhelmed with the number of entries for their Creativity in Isolation exhibition which launched last month.
Four pairs of video glasses have been purchased by the League of Friends at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to benefit patients undergoing surgery.
Hope House Children's Hospices will be reopening three of its Shropshire shops next week, as lock down restrictions on the retail sector are relaxed in England.
The country may have been on lockdown since March, but landscape maintenance at Old Oswestry hillfort has been boosted by the arrival of a new breed of helper.