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Carnival fever

Carnival fever

Both Bridgnorth and Shifnal will be holding their annual carnivals on Saturday 27 June. Bridgnorth Carnival gets underway in May with the appointment of the…
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Fitness Special

Fitness Special

Two years on from London hosting the Olympics and the What’s What! area seems to be awash with events and clubs springing up all promoting…
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Mickey Bushell honoured

Mickey Bushell honoured

Local Paralympics gold medalist and European champion Mickey Bushell has been awarded the honour of Freedom of the Borough of Telford and Wrekin. Twenty-four-year-old Mickey,…
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Mad about Iron

Mad about Iron

Ever wondered why there’s a school in Broseley called John Wilkinson? Or why the town played such a key role in the Industrial Revolution? In…
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Photographer shortlisted

Photographer shortlisted

South Shropshire-based author and photographer Andrew Fusek Peters has been shortlisted in two categories for British Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014. Peters, who has…
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Givers get….

Givers get….

It’s surely one of the most impressive of human traits: the ability to turn tragic circumstances into something good and positive, something which will help…
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Bridgnorth Carnival

Bridgnorth Carnival

Following the success of last year’s carnival which was revived after break of some 20 years, preparations are well underway for the Bridgnorth carnival which…
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Whalebone hit the big time

Whalebone hit the big time

Shropshire band Whalebone are thrilled to discover their latest album is being considered in four categories for this year’s Grammy Awards. Whalebone’s ‘Runes’ album is…
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Hotshots awards

Hotshots awards

The achievements of children and young people in care have been celebrated at a special awards ceremony. Over 150 children and young people who are…
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Christmas by train

Christmas by train

Christmas carols, visiting Santa and festive dining are all on offer at the Severn Valley Railway in December. Travel by steam train to visit Father…
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