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Royal ted visit

Royal ted visit

Staff at Britain’s last remaining teddy bear manufacturer, Merrythought, rubbed shoulders with royalty when Princess Alexandra paid them a visit in July. Princess Alexandra, a…
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Health champs recognised

Health champs recognised

MP and former health minister Philip Dunne presented certificates to local health champions as part of the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards. Mr Dunne nominated three Shropshire…
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Boxes of delight

Boxes of delight

The Richards Castle Soap Box Derby was a hot and sunny affair this year. Twenty-seven soap boxes compete in the 15th annual race, and the…
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Top award for Liz

Top award for Liz 

Shropshire’s Liz Boyle collected a top award from the Lawn Tennis Association in July. Liz, who recently completed three years as president of Tennis Shropshire,…
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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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