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25 Jun 2013

Come dressed as Alice in Wonderland or another character from the much-loved book and go along to Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, which will be hosting a themed event over the summer bank holiday weekend of 24th – 26th August based on the Victorian novel by Lewis Carroll. The book tells the story of seven-and-half-year-old Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world....

25 Jun 2013

Enthusiastic passers-by are needed to come and cheer on historic vehicle convoys as they weave their way through the region’s streets, as part of two action-packed weekends of nostalgia at the Severn Valley Railway.
The convoys will take place on both days of the Railway’s two Step Back to the 1940s weekends, on 29th-30th June and 6th-7th July, during which the whole railway will be...

24 Jun 2013

Award-winning chefs from some of Shrewsbury’s top restaurants are getting ready for a line-up of gourmet action in the town’s bustling market hall as part of food festival celebrations on June 29 and 30.

Alan Dann, of Henry Tudor House; Paul Maders, of The Lion Hotel; Nigel Huxley, of Draper’s Hall, and Masterchef The Professionals quarter-finalist Chris Conde, of The Inn at Grinshill,...

24 Jun 2013

The UK’s largest driver education specialists, Shropshire’s TTC Group, have appointed Sharon Humphreys as General Manager as part of a management expansion due to business growth.

Promotion takes Sharon, the present office manager for the past two years, into the top job in charge of 60 staff at their Telford HQ and 300 trainers nationwide.

Sharon will head the team which co-...

24 Jun 2013

The Shrewsbury Heritage group will be filling the Streets of the Town on Bloom Judging days.  If you’ve ever wanted to dress up and celebrate this great Town this is a good time to join.
The first meeting is Monday July 1, at the HIVE, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury.
ALL ages welcome. The judging days are Tuesday July 23 and Monday Aug 5. The main time of day for performance is midday - 1...

24 Jun 2013

The Wrekin Beer Festival will take place on Saturday 29th June 2013 at Leighton Village Hall, Leighton on the B4380.  This 3rd year of this charitable event sees an expansion of the number of cask ales available to 20, there will also be ciders, bottled beers and soft drinks. 

Food will be available all day with a hog roast from 6pm.  Backdrop of live music featuring a variety of...

23 Jun 2013

A Shrewsbury school is set to receive £250 worth of gardening equipment after one of its pupils scooped the top prize in a Shrewsbury in Bloom competition.

Local primary schools were invited to enter a poster competition to promote Shrewsbury’s theme for Britain in Bloom this year – Incredible Edibles.

As well as the many floral displays around the town, Shrewsbury will also be...

23 Jun 2013

Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology will host a Higher Education Advice Event this weekend for those who want to beat the rising costs of university.

The drop-in event will be held at the College’s London Road campuses on Saturday 22 June from 1 – 3pm. Staff will be on hand to offer course advice and guidance on finance, transport, study support and childcare.

“With the...

22 Jun 2013

Shrewsbury residents are being offered the chance to get free tickets to the town’s folk festival in August in exchange for opening up their homes to dancers and musicians performing there.

Festival organisers have a long tradition of using local families to provide accommodation and are asking anyone interested in hosting performers over the August Bank Holiday weekend to contact them...

22 Jun 2013

Morris and Company have made a donation to the local branch of Guide Dogs for the Blind branch to help them continue with the valuable work they do. Liz Lowe of Morris Property and Sue Austin of Morris Care are pictured here with Colin Elliott from Guide Dogs for the Blind and Barney.
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