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Up, up and away!

Up, up and away!

Telford’s popular Balloon Fiesta returns on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May in the Town Park, after the roaring success of last year. It is…
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Station revamped

Much Wenlock’s fire station was opened by local councillor David Turner after refurbishment and extension. David says, “This building has not only served a practical…
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Ride returns

Bridgnorth Park and Ride has returned for the summer, running between Tasley Auction Yard and the High Street every 20 minutes between 9.30am and 4.30pm,…
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Sale for Jo

A jumble sale is taking place in Broseley in member of a popular community member who recently passed away. The Jumble Sale for Jo Havell…
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Plans referred

Telford and Wrekin (TaW) Council has formally referred the decision to downgrade the A and E department at the Princess Royal Hospital and move its…
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Guides step up

Guides step up

Four Bridgnorth Guides have been taking part in a variety of activities to achieve the highest award a Guide can earn: the Baden Powell Challenge…
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Time for tea!

Time for tea!

Tea and cake went down a treat at a Shropshire nursing home’s fun charity tea party. Residents, staff, family and friends joined in the Time…
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Gorge at War

Gorge at War

The Ironbridge Gorge WW2 Weekend will once again turn the clock back to the wartime era. The event, which last year attracted around 11,000 visitors,…
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Plastics team find allies

Plastics team find allies

As part of their efforts during Plastic-Free February, which included the ongoing #RefillBridgnorth campaign to discourage single plastic bottle use, Sustainable Bridgnorth set up a…
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Biker groove

Biker groove

A bevy of roaring machines will descend on the town of Broseley this summer – and organisers are looking for people to bring their motorbikes…
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Wild snaps at Jackfield

Wild snaps at Jackfield

A stunning new free exhibition featuring entries from the 2018 British Wildlife Photography Awards will be on display in the Footprint Gallery, adjacent to Jackfield…
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Cuan’s cute cubs

Cuan’s cute cubs

A local wildlife charity is having a busy time thanks to some little guests. Cuan Wildlife in Much Wenlock recently welcomed four badger cubs –…
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Funds raised for Friends

Funds raised for Friends

Beauty Benefits held a successful and well-attended evening for clients and friends, who enjoyed demonstrations and makeovers from a celebrity makeup artist while raising £600…
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Drivers needed

Bridgnorth Community Transport is seeking volunteer drivers both to drive their minibuses and for Bridgnorth Volunteer Car Service. Bus drivers are ‘employed’ on regular runs…
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Marc’s ancient find

Marc’s ancient find

A Telford-based metal detector recently struck detecting gold, discovering a rare 15th century coin while hunting near Much Wenlock. Marc Porter, a history enthusiast who’s…
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Join the chip train!

Join the chip train!

Bridgnorth Hospital League of Friends is welcoming travellers to a special Fish ‘n’ Chip Supper, taking place on Friday 24 May. The League’s Sue Burrows…
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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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