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Coracle race date

Coracle race date

Alan Ward Furniture of Shrewsbury is once more sponsoring the World Championship Coracle Race, which takes place on June 15 from the Pengwern Boat Club…
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Easter Egg Dancing

Residents at Blists Hill will be demonstrating the unusual pastime of ‘egg dancing’ over the Easter break from Friday April 6 to Monday April 9.…
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Superbiker Michael

April sees the start of the British Superbike Championships at Brands Hatch and with 28 previous wins under his belt, Bridgnorth based Michael Rutter will…
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Town Plan published

‘Encouraging independent shops to maintain the individuality and market town image of Bridgnorth’ is one of the key priorities identified in the recently published Bridgnorth…
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Wenlock neighbourhood plan

The initial presentation and drop-in event about the Wenlock Neighbourhood Plan was well attended with people spending time looking at displays, voicing concerns, and expressing…
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Town twinning

Incoming chair of the Bridgnorth Town Twinning Association Jenny Lehman is keen to raise the profile of twinning over the coming year by holding themed…
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Taking to the Water!

Residents from Oldbury Grange Nursing Home experienced life on the riverbank during a canal barge trip along the West Midland’s wonderful waterways. Starting their journey…
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Late Licences Debate

A public meeting was held last month in Bridgnorth Town Hall in response to growing complaints from local residents about anti-social behaviour very late at…
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Victory for Golfers

Worfield Ladies Mini League team has celebrated winning the Shropshire Ladies County Golf Mini League for the second year running. The team successfully competed throughout…
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Get your flu jab!

Local medical practices are urging people to come and get their annual flu vaccination. Judy Latham from Bridgnorth Medical Practice said: “Those who have had…
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Gold at Shrewsbury

Church Stretton garden designer Mike Russell, from ‘Designs with Nature’ is celebrating as his show garden has won Gold at the Shrewsbury Flower Show. The…
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Church Holiday Success

The congregation of St. Mary’s Church, Bridgnorth, entertained nine American visitors as part of the former Parish Holiday scheme, a community event which also raised…
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Rowing Club Regatta

Bridgnorth Rowing Club’s Annual Regatta will take place on Saturday 11th June, with racing starting from 9am. Entries are coming in from local clubs such…
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Footpath Improved

An impassable public footpath has been made fit for use again by house builder, Charles Church. The path, which links Wenlock Road with Trevithick Close…
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Open Gardens

Visitors are invited to wander around and enjoy the gardens – from bijou courtyards to elegant walled town house gardens. The street will be closed…
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Good News for SVR

The 16-mile Kidderminster-Bridgnorth steam heritage line carried 18,273 passengers in April – 4,000 ahead of budget – showing a significant improvement of almost 28%. The…
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