Local sports

Wenlock Olympics

Wenlock Olympics

This year, the 133rd Wenlock Olympic Games, promises to be another exciting one marked by the return of a bowls event hosted by the Broseley…
Continue reading »

Shining star

Shining star

Georgia Coe has been awarded a British show jumping NAF Shining Star award. Georgia aged 12 from Oldbury Wells School has only been competing with…
Continue reading »

Overseas gifts

Overseas gifts

Football-mad youngsters from Gambia are looking champion after kind-hearted players from AFC Bridgnorth Spartans donated their kit. Pupils from Bridgnorth’s Castlefields Primary School also donated…
Continue reading »

Anyone for tennis?

Anyone for tennis?

The sportsmanship of Shropshire’s U14 boy’s tennis team was highlighted as they competed in the LTA’s annual U14 county cup. Although the boys were beaten…
Continue reading »

Disney magic

Disney magic

This July will see the launch of Disney-inspired pool adventures across all Telford & Wrekin swimming pools. Kicking things off with Disney’s most loved characters…
Continue reading »

Gold for Jake

Gold for Jake

Jake Fretwell, who trains with Northgate Swimming Club, recently competed in the Midlands Championships held in Coventry winning Gold medals in both the 50m freestyle…
Continue reading »

Shropshire hops to it

Shropshire hops to it

Shropshire’s Grasshoppers have targeted a return to Lord’s after coming up just short at the ECB National Indoor Finals. The Shropshire champions became the first…
Continue reading »

Wonderful Will

Wonderful Will

A Bridgnorth youngster has been selected to represent England in volleyball. Will Evans, who’s 16, will represent England in the under 19s Cornacchia Volleyball World…
Continue reading »

Wonderful Will

Wonderful Will

A Bridgnorth youngster has been selected to represent England in volleyball. Will Evans, who’s 16, will represent England in the under 19s Cornacchia Volleyball World…
Continue reading »

End of an era

End of an era

A highly successful local sports club closed its door early this year. In February, Bridgnorth Athletics Club’s committee announced that the club, which was English…
Continue reading »

Success for Grace

Success for Grace

Talented local cyclist Grace Lister gave a stellar performance in the British Cyclo-Cross Championships held in Gravesend in January. The Y10 Bridgnorth Endowed School student…
Continue reading »

Run to the dark side

Run to the dark side

Attingham Park’s atmospheric Night Run returns for the fifth time this year. The event, which sees participants don head-torches to run through the beautiful grounds…
Continue reading »

Dig deep for Trial

Dig deep for Trial

A popular triathlon named after some of the area’s historic workers returns this May. The Miners’ Trial is based at the Halo Severn Centre in…
Continue reading »

Martial arts success

Martial arts success

Students from Excalibur martial arts club haven’t let the cold weather slow them down. The winter has seen them enjoying black belt pre-gradings, a GTI…
Continue reading »

Dog power!

Dog power!

If your dog usually pulls you along during your daily walk, you may be interested in a unique sport that’s becoming more popular in Shropshire…
Continue reading »

Cantering ahead

Cantering ahead

After six years of concerted community effort to raise £1 million for the Cavalier Centre near Much Wenlock, work has commenced to build the centre.…
Continue reading »

MIND moves raise cash

MIND moves raise cash

Excalibur Martial Arts has raised £1,230 for the mental health charity MIND with a variety of events including the annual GTI 100 Rounds of Sparring. The…
Continue reading »

Worfield are champs

Worfield are champs

Worfield U17s flew the flag for Shropshire at the Worcestershire League’s T20 Blast finals day – and became first Shropshire side to lift the trophy…
Continue reading »

Ladies who lunge

Ladies who lunge

Bridgnorth Rugby Club will be holding a Ladies’ Day lunch in the marquee before the Bridgnorth vs Luctonians game on Saturday 3 November. The cost…
Continue reading »

Funding boost for Joggers

Funding boost for Joggers

Broseley Joggers’ Couch to 5k programme has been granted £550 by Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing’s (STAR Housing’s) Community Chest Fund. The programme, which has…
Continue reading »

Relay impressive!

Relay impressive!

Two Bridgnorth youngsters took part in the Midland 3 Stage Road Relays towards the end of September in Sutton Coldfield. Zoe Gilbody, aged 11, was…
Continue reading »

Top