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Thinking allowed

Thinking allowed

This February, those who enjoy the cut and thrust of informed debate and the challenge of independent, innovative thinking will be in their element as…
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Day centre issues SOS

Day centre issues SOS

Local charity Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin is urgently looking to recruit volunteer helpers for its day centre in Bridgnorth. The Bridgnorth Monday Club…
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Ironbridge loos twinned

Ironbridge loos twinned

The recently refurbished public loos in Ironbridge’s Square are being twinned with toilets in Malawi in support of an international charity’s crusade to help those…
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SaTH update

SaTH update

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has continued to hit the local and national headlines for a variety of reasons, including failings in…
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Quiz tribute to Peter

Quiz tribute to Peter

Players from a Shropshire quiz league have donated £750 to Severn Hospice, which cared for their longstanding chair in his final days. Members of Bridgnorth…
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Scouts bear gifts

Scouts bear gifts

Broseley Scouts and Cubs collected shoe box gifts for Shropshire’s Operation Christmas Care Leavers during the festive season. These gift boxes are distributed annually to…
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Ditch the plastic!

Ditch the plastic!

Leaders of a coalition working to reduce plastic in Bridgnorth were overwhelmed at the turnout at its first public meeting in November. The coalition includes…
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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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