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Best Kids Fest

Best Kids Fest

Shropshire Kids Festival 2019 enjoyed record figures, with 11,000 people attending the two-day event in Shrewsbury’s quarry in May. Beth Heath, Shropshire Festival’s founder, said,…
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Scooter jam

Scooter jam

Scoot down to the Edgar Davies Ground in Bridgnorth from Friday 2 August until the Sunday for a celebration of all things scooter in Run…
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Jean for mayor

Jean for mayor The new mayor and deputy mayor of Bridgnorth have been appointed. Councillor Jean Onions was officially appointed at a recent ceremony with…
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Farm result

Planners will have to go back to the drawing board after judges quashed proposals for a poultry farm near Bridgnorth. The proposed site, in Tasley,…
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Poppy appeal

Poppy appeal

Poppy appeal The British Legion are currently looking for a volunteer to join the team and help deliver the Poppy Appeal in Bridgnorth. Bridgnorth is…
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New charging points

New charging points

Two new electric vehicle charge points will soon be installed in Shropshire as part of a Highways England-funded scheme to ensure that 95% of England’s…
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Imagination fest

Imagination fest

An unmissable new 14-day festival showcasing the amazing story of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ironbridge Gorge’s past, present and future is taking place…
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Curiosity key

Curiosity key

A Telford-based nursery chain has become the first business in Shropshire to win a national accreditation for the back to basics approach. The Curiosity Approach…
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Funds for Mind

Funds for Mind

Generous customers attending this year’s successful West Midlands Caravan, Motorhome and Destinations Show in Shrewsbury helped to raise more than £600 for mental health charity…
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Rifles steam on

Rifles steam on

The Salop Steam Engine Society’s 2019 Rally takes place at Onslow Park Shrewsbury on Sunday 25 and Monday 26 August, and one of the highlights…
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Star adds support

Star adds support

Staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospital Trust (SaTH) are being encouraged to sign up as ambassadors to Nursing Now, a national initiative that…
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Help for Peru

Help for Peru

A Shropshire student scooped a sponsorship boost after impressing architectural design bosses during her work experience placement. Caitlin Morgan, 16, from Grinshill near Shrewsbury, a…
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Animal rescue

Animal rescue

The number of baby animals going to the experts at Shropshire’s Cuan Wildlife rescue centre is on the rise. Summer is a busy time for…
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Full steam ahead

Full steam ahead

Discover how the Victorians harnessed steam to power their engines and other machines on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August, when Blists Hill Victorian Town…
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Spitfire summer

Spitfire summer

RAF Museum Cosford is home to the world’s oldest Spitfire, and this year the facility will pay homage to one of the most iconic aircraft…
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A mammoth effort

A mammoth effort

Tusker the mammoth is a well-loved favourite with all who visit Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. He has been greeting visitors from the front of the…
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Village goes quackers

Village goes quackers

Chorley village will be holding their annual duck trail on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July. This fundraising event showcases hundreds of elaborately decorated wooden…
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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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