Features

Welcome to water world

Ed delves into the secrets of wetlands, brooks and streams amid the Shropshire Hills. I stride up a steep grassy slope towards the jagged tooth of

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Revolutionising lawn care

Not only do we have over 35 years’ experience in caring for lawns, but we also continue to pioneer innovative solutions in lawn care, boldly

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Protecting last wishes

Drawing up a Will is the best way to ensure that your estate goes where you want it to. But to ensure it is legally-binding,

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A life in music

Neil Thomas chats to the Shropshire man who’s a film composer, classical writer . . . and part-time ‘Elton John’. Vengeance is a 2013 gritty

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Apley whets the appetite

Apley Farm Shop has been providing high quality, carefully selected, delicious, handmade, locally produced foods from our own estate, near Bridgnorth, for 11 years. We

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Caring for kitty’s kidneys

Important work Your cat’s kidneys perform lots of important jobs. They filter waste products from the blood into the urine, maintain blood pressure and water

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Night tracks

Ed follows up on two rare sightings of one of the UK’s top – and most elusive – predators. This story begins with some grainy

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New Year, new season

Plan and prepare with care and 2022 is sure to be a super gardening year, says Ann Winwood.  As we say farewell to another Christmas

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Planning ahead for 2022

As a new year begins, now is the time to look to the future and start planning ahead. Ffion Thomson, Trainee Legal Executive with Fodens

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Beth’s Book of Hope

Neil Thomas meets an inspirational Bridgnorth poet whose battle against alcoholism is educating the next generation From the age of 15, Beth Abbott would drink

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Plenty to smile about

A dental practice at the heart of Much Wenlock has continued to move in the right direction, despite the tough challenges posed by the pandemic.

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County of love

Looking ahead to Valentine’s Day, Neil Thomas says our area has much to offer couples seeking a romantic getaway. Welcome to the county of love.

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Life through a lens

A leading local photographic society celebrates a milestone birthday this year. Neil Thomas reports   The hobby of photography has changed out of all recognition

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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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