Local interest

A time for Hope

A time for Hope

For many of us, Christmas is a time for children. And for those families who use the services of Shropshire’s Hope House, it can be…
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Vote for Bridgnorth!

Vote for Bridgnorth!

Bridgnorth for Best British High Street… Bridgnorth has been shortlisted as having one of the UK’s three best high streets in the third annual Great…
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Local heroes

Local heroes

For a small town, Bridgnorth seems to produce its fair share of sporting stars. We chat to two young athletes about their chosen vocation, their…
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Festival Fiesta

Festival Fiesta

Summer’s in full swing – and that means it’s festival season. Whether you’re a seasoned festival-goer who loves the vibrant, friendly atmosphere, great food and…
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Taking a flutter

Taking a flutter

A local naturalist has been helping to make woodland on the Worcestershire border a better place for rare butterflies. Wildlife expert Ed Andrews reports on…
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Senior class

Senior class

With silver surfers getting the best out of the internet, the grey pound making its mark on the economy, and politicians of all hues wooing…
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Shropshire SOS

Shropshire SOS

As one of the country’s most popular shows hits the county, we find out about some of the local businesses who came to the rescue…
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A good buzz

A good buzz

Two secondary schools – one in Bridgnorth and one in Tanzania – have teamed up to deliver a pupil-led coffee-selling scheme that helps children in…
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Shropshire stories

Shropshire stories

As the Wenlock Poetry Festival continues to grow in stature, Stephen Roberts looks at our county’s literary heritage, while Anna Dreda reveals five up-and-coming local…
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The fisher king

The fisher king

Poet, author and wildlife photographer Andrew Fusek Peters lives in the very heart of south Shropshire. It was following a bout of severe clinical depression…
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Changing Lives

Changing Lives

Organiser of equestrian events, street parties, and pioneering fundraiser Danny Budd meets editor Sally Themans. In the course of my work with What’s What! the…
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The Hills are Alive

The Hills are Alive

Stephen Roberts explores the hills and valleys or our own ‘Little Switzerland’ – Church Stretton. On Shropshire’s western borders, it’s hard to tell exactly where…
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Culture Vultures

Culture Vultures

Editor Sally Themans visits Shropshire’s Young Poet Laureate and is ushered into a multi-generational household, bursting with creativity…. Mia Cunningham is Shropshire’s first ever Young…
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Spreading the Joy

Spreading the Joy

Spending time with Joy Fergusson is a precious experience. Life seems to have dealt her and husband Nick one of the cruellest blows, with both…
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