Shropshire News - covering Telford, Bridgnorth, Shifnal, Ironbridge, Much Wenlock & Broseley

Treasure hunt fun

A Wellington-born dad has returned to his Shropshire roots to launch a series of fantasy-themed treasure maps for children. Daniel Johnson is the founder of 

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Art’s very much alive 

A series of new quickfire online plays – one featuring an award-winning Coronation Street star – are offering thought-provoking cultural enrichment across our region. Coronavirus

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Young and lonely 

Staff and volunteers at Fordhall Organic Farm are donning yellow socks to help raise awareness of youth loneliness. The initiative by the Market Drayton farm is

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Award-winning travel

Peakes Travel Elite, Shrewsbury’s award-winning travel agent, has supported 1,290 passengers so far by re-booking or refunding their holiday since the pandemic began. Despite having

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 Clickingmad shortlisted

A Shropshire web company is in the running for an international award for its digital creativity and innovation.  Bridgnorth-based Clickingmad has been shortlisted for the Best Digital Rebrand Award at

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Crisis at Christmas

THE 100 BAG CHALLENGE Ironbridge & Severn Gorge Lions have launched their annual Christmas Hamper Appeal, which enables the club to donate food parcels to

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Art trail extended

The Secret Severn Art Trail is being extended with an exciting new exhibition after the number of visitors and sales of artists’ work for the

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Great-looking gates

Bridgnorth’s Castle Gates have undergone a major refurbishment. Restorer Clive Leadbetter painstakingly stripped back the gates, in West Castle Street, to bare metal. He then

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Wildlife collaboration

Leading wildlife specialist, CJ Wildlife, has collaborated with Europe’s largest conservation charity, the National Trust, to help encourage individuals and communities to share the love

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Time for a rhyme

Favourite nursery rhymes have helped a Shropshire school to create a child-friendly virtual welcome for children who missed out on taster days as they prepared

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Award-winner at hand

Wolverhampton Grammar School is extraordinary. Founded in 1512, it’s one of the oldest schools in the country. The award-winning school is within easy access of

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Lockdown learning

The national lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic presented the country’s education system with its biggest challenge for generations. Just how schools and colleges have

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Kicking through Covid

Throughout lockdown, Excalibur Martial Arts and Junior Dragons students haven’t missed a beat, with free online classes three times a week to keep up fitness

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