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Spartans celebrate

Spartans celebrate

AFC Bridgnorth Spartans revamped their annual Awards evening this season to deliver a fun-packed night recognising the dedication of players and staff. The event, which…
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Sydney bound

Shifnal Cricket Club’s Calvin Priest has been selected for England Over 50s. The squad are heading out to play in the inaugural World Cup in…
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Going loco

Going loco

Bridgnorth’s Art Trail is set to open to the public in July, with artists having completed their distinctive locomotive sculptures, sponsored by local businesses. The…
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Logo for the League

Logo for the League

The Committee of the League of Friends of Bridgnorth Hospital (LoF) recently decided they would benefit from a recognisable logo, so they invited students from…
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Choirs in harmony

Choirs in harmony

Three local choirs came together in May to help raise money for the Bridgnorth Hospital League of Friends. The Bridgnorth Community Pop Choir, Bridgnorth Gospel…
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Charity seeks mentors

Charity seeks mentors

Children’s charity Mentor Link is recruiting volunteer mentors from Shropshire to provide one-to-one support to children and young people in schools. Mentor Link are keen…
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Public opinion sought

Public opinion sought

The county’s health services are currently being examined in a public consultation process which will help decide which services are provided at the two main…
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Pothole patrols

Pothole patrols

Shropshire Council has formed a new seven-year partnership to deliver a wide range of highways maintenance and environmental maintenance services. Its partners are engineering consultant…
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Cronkhill

Cronkhill

An Italianate villa on the National Trust’s Attingham Park estate is again opening to visitors for just a few days this year. Cronkhill, an 18th…
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Chorley sure to shine

Chorley sure to shine

Plans are being finalised for the family-orientated Chorley Show, which is taking place on Saturday 18 August from 11am until 5pm. The event features everything…
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The circle of sport

The circle of sport

Much Wenlock has a sporting history that surpasses that of most towns its size, and recently the town welcomed a unique visitor who encapsulates the…
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Banks to close

Banks to close

Barclays recently announced it is planning to shut branches in Much Wenlock, Church Stretton, Wem and Newport later this year, with the decision due to…
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Big band bonanza

Big band bonanza

On Saturday 28 September, residents and visitors to the Ironbridge Gorge will be transported back to the 1940s with an evening of live music, dancing…
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Grey matter matters

Grey matter matters

A local group has been created which aims to support those who have worked in high-pressure jobs and are now suffering from Alzheimers, or dementia…
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Advice surgery

Cllr David Turner is holding his next advice surgery on Saturday 28 July at Willey Village Hall TF12 5JN. Mr Turner hopes to be accompanied…
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Scooter Jam

Scooter Jam

Scoot down to the Edgar Davies Ground in Bridgnorth from Friday 20 July until the Sunday for a celebration of all things scooter. With a…
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Broadband grant

Nic Laurens, Shropshire Council’s Cabinet member with responsibility for Broadband, is urging people to apply for a European grant that can fund up to 100%…
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D’s day

Wyndham Richard Davidson, known by family and friends as ‘D’, has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to swimming coaching in Shropshire and…
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Jackfield gates

A pair of old railway crossing gates that are part of Ironbridge’s industrial heritage are being taken restored. The Grade II listed gates, usually located…
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Vibrant furnace

Abraham Darby’s Old Furnace in Coalbrookdale is among 10 industry, trade and commerce places chosen in May by Tristram Hunt of the Victoria and Albert…
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Pumped up

Local groups and residents have welcomed a proposal to build a new petrol station in Bridgnorth. An application has been submitted by Lancroft Developments to…
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Moving force

Bridgnorth Police Station on the Wheatlands is set to move to share premises with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service at Bridgnorth Fire Station on Innage…
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Mervyn’s trip

A Bridgnorth man who underwent life-saving heart surgery in 2016 has decided he wants to give something back. Mervyn Smith is set to travel from…
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Unique bridge views

Unique bridge views

As English Heritage’s conservation project on the Iron Bridge reaches a critical point, the charity is extending an invitation to visitors to come to Shropshire…
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