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Walk steps up

Walk steps up

Bridgnorth Lions have announced a major expansion to the Bridgnorth Walk: for the first time, the popular event will include a marathon for runners. The…
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Protest over plans

Protest over plans

A group of residents from Bridgnorth and surrounding villages have started a campaign to fight Shropshire Council development plans. The proposed scheme would see 850…
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End of an era

End of an era

A highly successful local sports club closed its door early this year. In February, Bridgnorth Athletics Club’s committee announced that the club, which was English…
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Emma joins CFRs

Emma joins CFRs

Community First Responders (CFRs) in Much Wenlock have been boosted by the arrival of a new member of the team. Paramedic Emma, who has a…
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Twinning trip

Twinning trip

Bridgnorth is twinned with Thiers in France and Schrobenhausen in Germany, and a festival is held in one of the three towns each year. The…
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Easter Bunny visit

Easter Bunny visit

The League of Friends of Bridgnorth Hospital are holding an Easter Coffee Morning in the Coffee Shop from 10am until noon on Saturday 13 April.…
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Festival fever

Festival fever

Shropshire Festivals’ schedule of events for 2019 kicks off with their Kids Fest at Shrewsbury’s Quarry on the weekend of 11 May, which features a…
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News in brief

News in brief

Plastic action Sustainable Bridgnorth’s actions continue, with a push to allow people to fill up their water bottles at locations throughout the town – look…
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Park’s visitor centre plans

Park’s visitor centre plans

Shropshire Council’s Outdoor Partnerships Team are celebrating the results of a successful grant application to the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD). The project…
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News in brief

News in brief

Zac returns Zac Oliver, the Broseley boy suffering from a rare form of cancer, has returned from successful initial treatment in Philadelphia. The four year…
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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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