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Dan Wood, volunteer and Simon Hilton, store manager, outside Reviive, Shrewsbury

Reviive signs up to second annual #BuyNothingNew day

A national event first launched last year as an ethical shopping alternative to Black Friday, will return to Shropshire again in 2018.

RJAH recognised as ‘Veteran Aware’ ahead of Armistice Centenary

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital has been accredited as ‘Veteran Aware’ NHS Trust.

Shropshire Remembrance Sunday events mark 100 years since end of WW1

Towns and villages across Shropshire will commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War as part of Remembrance Sunday events this weekend.
Kath Gavan of the Porthywaen Silver Band will play the Last Post and Reveille

Bugle call will fill landscape as WW1 centenary beacon glows on Old Oswestry hillfort

The sound of bugle call will pierce the night sky over Old Oswestry hillfort on November 11 as a WW1 centenary beacon is lit on the 3,000 year-old monument.
James Woodward and Emma Chapman at Cold Move in Oswestry

Company slashes energy costs thanks to BEEP

A Shropshire company has significantly reduced its energy costs after being awarded a grant from a pioneering new efficiency scheme.
Leon Parkes has joined the team at Hollis Technology

Hollis Technology expands sales team with new appointment

Oswestry-based Hollis Technology is expanding its sales operation to meet the growing customer demand for IT and managed print services.

Army to carry out controlled explosion at Oswestry building site

The army is today carrying out controlled explosions at an Oswestry building site after old artillery shells were discovered.
Griffiths Hire Shops director, Kev Griffiths (right) with Andy Mason, Oswestry branch manager

Hire company steps up to support Old Oswestry hillfort WW1 centenary beacon

A tool hire company on the Shropshire/Wales border will be helping its local community take part in a national beacon commemoration honouring those who died during World War One.
Richard Kilty, centre, with Physio staff at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital

Gold medal sprinter named as patron for Veterans’ Centre Appeal

A world and double European indoor sprint champion has thrown his weight behind The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital’s (RJAH) latest fundraising campaign.
James Evans from Halls and Neal Hooper, managing director of Aico in Oswestry

Leading company to build new HQ in Oswestry

A leading national company based in Oswestry is to build a new headquarters in the town through the development of a six acre site.
Shrewsbury and Oswestry celebrate their achievements at the awards ceremony in Belfast. Photo: Helen Ball

Shrewsbury and Oswestry triumph at RHS Britain in Bloom awards

Shrewsbury and Oswestry have both triumphed at this year's RHS Britain in Bloom awards.
Wilfred Owen

Life-size statue of Wilfred Owen unveiled in Oswestry

A life-size bronze statue of war poet Wilfred Owen was unveiled in Oswestry this morning.

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