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Roobarb’s Ugandan trip

Roobarb’s Ugandan trip

Business owners Marcia Dale and Kevin Bellwood, who operate Bridgnorth homeware and gift shop Roobarb, recently returned from Uganda after a 10-day trip visiting South…
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Digance diversion

Digance diversion

He enjoyed himself so much last time he visited, he asked to come back! Television personality and comic Richard Digance returns to the Birchmeadow Centre…
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Wildlife quizzes

Wildlife quizzes

A local wildlife charity has arranged a series of quiz nights to raise funds for its lifesaving work. Cuan Wildlife Rescue is planning quizzes at…
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Pulling together

Pulling together

A community champion raising money in memory of loved ones has pulled in nearly £30,000 over five years of support for Severn Hospice. Gary Penton…
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Cantering ahead

Cantering ahead

After six years of concerted community effort to raise £1 million for the Cavalier Centre near Much Wenlock, work has commenced to build the centre.…
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MIND moves raise cash

MIND moves raise cash

Excalibur Martial Arts has raised £1,230 for the mental health charity MIND with a variety of events including the annual GTI 100 Rounds of Sparring. The…
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Ladies who lunge

Ladies who lunge

Bridgnorth Rugby Club will be holding a Ladies’ Day lunch in the marquee before the Bridgnorth vs Luctonians game on Saturday 3 November. The cost…
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Funding boost for Joggers

Funding boost for Joggers

Broseley Joggers’ Couch to 5k programme has been granted £550 by Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing’s (STAR Housing’s) Community Chest Fund. The programme, which has…
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Relay impressive!

Relay impressive!

Two Bridgnorth youngsters took part in the Midland 3 Stage Road Relays towards the end of September in Sutton Coldfield. Zoe Gilbody, aged 11, was…
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Royal ted visit

Royal ted visit

Staff at Britain’s last remaining teddy bear manufacturer, Merrythought, rubbed shoulders with royalty when Princess Alexandra paid them a visit in July. Princess Alexandra, a…
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Health champs recognised

Health champs recognised

MP and former health minister Philip Dunne presented certificates to local health champions as part of the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards. Mr Dunne nominated three Shropshire…
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Boxes of delight

Boxes of delight

The Richards Castle Soap Box Derby was a hot and sunny affair this year. Twenty-seven soap boxes compete in the 15th annual race, and the…
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Top award for Liz

Top award for Liz 

Shropshire’s Liz Boyle collected a top award from the Lawn Tennis Association in July. Liz, who recently completed three years as president of Tennis Shropshire,…
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