Night of Lights is a Towering Success at RAF Museum Cosford

A spectacular light show set to music at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford celebrated Morris Site Machinery as the UK’s number one manufacturer of lighting towers in dramatic style last week.

As Storm Ali threatened to put a stop to the event by blowing a local electricity pylon down, another of the reliable brands supplied by Morris Site Machinery was on hand to help. The Denyo Eventa20 ensured that not even inclement weather could stop the event and was ready to silently power the dramatic lighting and music display.

Half term trampoline challenges to raise funds for Harry Johnson Trust

A week-long series of challenges has been unveiled as part of a Shrewsbury trampoline park’s support for The Harry Johnson Trust.

The event will be the first since Jump In bosses announced they would be raising money for the charity, which supports local children affected by cancer.

The charity was founded when seven-year-old Harry tragically passed away following a battle with double hit non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and Jump In staff are hoping to kick-start their 12-month fundraising effort from October 26th when the majority of schools break up for half-term.

Free dance resource unveiled for teachers

A new teaching resource to help educators explore themes of diversity and inclusion through dance has been unveiled by Shrewsbury Folk Festival.

The 21-minute step-by-step guide on how to structure and deliver a workshop for primary school children has been published on the festival’s website for teachers to watch.

The film, produced by Wem based Media Active, is one of the final outcomes of the festival’s Room for All initiative, which aimed to promote cultural diversity and introduce a new audience to different music and dance traditions.

Wacky dad of 4 cycles his BATH TUB from John O'groats to Land's End in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

Have you ever been told to take a bath?? Well 54 year old father of 4, from Warwick, Stuart Kettell (aka @themadfool) may have taken that a bit literally as he attemts to take his bath over 1000 miles from John O'groats to Land's End!

On Sunday 16th September,  Stuart set off on his gruelling challenge to cycle his bath tub - bike along the famous JOG LE run.

celebrate your favourite record with Acoustic Boutique

A Shropshire shop is offering to help customers celebrate their favourite piece of music with a new product.
Acoustic Boutique, the television, audio, furniture and home accessories retailer based in Shrewsbury’s High Street, is now stocking bespoke music-themed artwork from Snap Galleries.
Roger Boyle of Acoustic Boutique explains: “The gallery has a service called ‘Temple of Wax’ in which the world of vinyl is your oyster.

Landlords to open “Shroptoberfest” with a pub-tour of their own

Following the successful launch of the Pub and Bar Voyage map earlier this year, Shrewsbury BID has relaunched a new, German-themed version in homage to the upcoming Oktoberfest, suitably named ‘Shroptoberfest’.

Shropshire and Powys school voucher scheme launched at trampoline park

Bosses at a Shropshire trampoline park today launched a voucher scheme to give children the chance to win a free school trip. Jump In Shrewsbury has launched its school scheme which will see bouncers collect a voucher to be handed in at their school or nursery.

Residents enjoy afternoon in the Quarry from comfort of Home

Residents at Morris Care’s two Shrewsbury Nursing Homes, Isle Court and Radbrook, have been treated to a virtual walk around the picturesque Quarry Park in Shrewsbury. From the comfort of their armchairs, they were able to see the park from a first person perspective.

Crossbar and Jump In Shrewsbury team up to form a new community partnership

An established Shropshire sports coaching company and a popular county trampoline park have teamed up to form a new community partnership.

Crossbar Coaching Education in Sport will be working closely with Jump In Shrewsbury to give youngsters from around Shropshire the chance to have fun and be active.

They plan to join forces to promote a host of new initiatives, with Gavin Cowan, the managing director of Crossbar, excited to be linking up with Jump In, which is based at Arlington Way, Shrewsbury.

Lucky winners drawn from Shrewsbury’s first Independent Passport

Following the successful release of Shrewsbury’s first Passport of Independents on 4th July, ten lucky winners have been drawn, each receiving £100 voucher to spend at an Independent of their choice.

The delighted winners have chosen to spend their £100 prize at a variety of Shrewsbury independents including; Tanners, Old Market Hall, Snapdragon Wholefoods, Rock Bottom, The Dresser, Simon Boyd, Drapers Hall, Oberon, Wysteria Lane and Listers Village.

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