Local sports

Let’s get muddy

Let’s get muddy

For the challenge, for the fun or just for the mud, funseekers are invited to take on Shropshire’s toughest terrain and 25 obstacles in a…
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Going for gold

Going for gold

A young superhero from Shropshire has been chosen to partner two Paralympic gold medallists at the 2019 Superhero series. Tom McIntyre will be taking part…
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Telford gets active

Telford gets active

Almost 1,000 people so far have joined a fitness campaign sweeping Telford and Wrekin… and there are plenty more opportunities to get involved. Over the…
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Bridgnorth run

The Bridgnorth Running Club are pleased to announce that the Bridgnorth 10k is back in October for its sixth year. The race is an undulating…
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Race on the Edge

Race on the Edge

The 2019 Wenlock Olympian Society’s Race on the Edge will take place on Sunday 29 September. This year, a short distance Fun Run will also…
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Success at world champs

Success at world champs

Hours of painstaking practice and dedication have seen a group of Telford-based cheerleaders named the leading performers in the country at an international competition. And…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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