Features

Taking a dip

A bridge and binoculars prove the perfect combination for Ed to spot a rare sight on the River Severn. The rocky outcrop of Blackstone overlooks

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Gearing up for winter

As the seasons change again, Ann Winwood  helps us to prepare for the colder, darker months ahead… The year has flown by and we find

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Wenlock’s magical Fayre

For many people, Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a visit to Much Wenlock Christmas Fayre, which this year takes place on Saturday 4 December. Organisers

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Planning for later life

Sophie Yates, Director at Fodens Solicitors Proposed tax rises aimed at helping to cover social care costs have thrown a spotlight on how we look

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Food for thought

Christmas is approaching, a time of goodwill to all. In some places, though, there’s goodwill all year round. Neil Thomas visited just such a place

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A dream venue

High Grosvenor House is a rural dream, a place that simply oozes style and romance. It’s the perfect place to gather together family and friends

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Small is beautiful

In a world of global corporations and online giants, WW! celebrates our wonderful local, independent shops.   Words: Neil Thomas. Pictures: Russ Davies    The exciting

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Back to the future

Ed visits a 5,000-year-old ‘ghost’ river and anticipates the reintroduction of a charismatic animal extinct since the 16th century. We live in a society with

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Seal of approval

Do you favour an open fire or a log burning stove? If so, are you aware of a new ‘cleaner air’ law in England, banning the most

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Local walking events

At this time of year there’s a beautiful palette of colours waiting to be discovered across the breath-taking Shropshire countryside. From bracing hikes over windswept

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Living the dream

Neil Thomas chats to talented singer/songwriter Jen North about her new EP, the inspiration for her songs and gigging with 80s pop stars It is

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This could save your life

An evening in Bridgnorth will aim to protect men from a killer disease. Bridgnorth Lions Club’s annual prostate cancer screening event returns, after being cancelled

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A Year Like No Other

A remarkable new book offers a very personal account of how the coronavirus pandemic affected a small Shropshire town. Neil Thomas was moved by an

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Wide-ranging care

This October sees the opening of Priorslee House, a flagship, state of the art, luxury care home in Telford. Part of the extensive HC-One family of

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Tried and Trusted

Neil Thomas looks at how Shropshire has benefitted from the work of a world class conservation charity It celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2020, a

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A famous voice at the SVR

Star actress Dame Julie Walters will narrate The Severn Valley Railway’s brand-new Enchanted Express Christmas services. The voice of the BAFTA-winner and star of Harry Potter

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Thwart the thieves

Back in 2019, we shared some advice about dog theft on social media in response to a number of incidents in the local area, particularly involving

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High-quality habitat!

Ed visits New England, an area forgotten by time, and is shown some spectacular sights from the insect world.   A quiet lane leads down an ever-steepening slope

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The Good Life

One silver lining of lockdowns is that many of us have branched out into growing veggies in our gardens. Even if you have a small garden,

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