Tapas Trail

A taste of the Med is coming to Shrewsbury in the form of a charity dining event.

Shrewsbury-based Self Help Africa are hosting their ‘Tapas Trail’ on Tuesday 19th June.

Steph Smith, Fundraising Executive at Self Help Africa, said guests will enjoy an evening of eating, drinking and socialising in true Mediterranean style;

Shropshire Man to showcase his rare Model T Bus at 31st Shropshire Family Vintage Show

There are 100s of classic vehicles on show of every kind and colour at the Shropshire Family Vintage Show, including some pretty special and unique items from Shropshire enthusiasts.

This summer, Shropshire man Terry Leach, from Shawbirch, Telford, will be wheeling his 1920 Model T Ford with Dixie Bodied Saloon Bus to the Greenhous Shropshire Showground. Crowds at the show, which runs from Saturday 30th June at 9.30am to Sunday 1st July at 4.30pm will be able to catch Terry’s bus on the Sunday.

Don't Overlook Her Just - Big Horse She Isn't Small

SIZE isn’t everything and good friends can come in large packages according to an equine rescue struggling to find a home for a companion horse as people say she is just too big.

Totem Horses, a not-for-profit rescue near Llanfechain, close to the Powys/Shropshire border is appealing for a companion home for Scarlet, a horse who is around 14 years old and 15.3hh (hands high).

Scarlet, who is a chestnut coloured mare, cannot be ridden due to issues in her past, so she is looking for a home as a companion which is why her size seems to be causing issues.

Wace Morgan sponsors new group meeting

A Shropshire law firm has given its backing to a new group as part of its on-going campaign to support people living with Alzheimer’s Disease.

PALZ-UK has just been launched by former partner at Wace Morgan Solicitors of Shrewsbury Liz Holdsworth, who is also regional co-ordinator for Shropshire Solicitors for the Elderly.

University Centre Shrewsbury student shares health research on international stage

A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) postgraduate student has presented her research on improving people’s heart and lung health to clinicians and scientists at one of the world’s most respected cardiovascular disease prevention conferences.

Cindy Lim, who is a physiotherapist based at the Singapore Heart Foundation and one of UCS’s first international Masters’ students studying Exercise Medicine, shared her work at EuroPrevent 2018, the European Congress on Preventive Cardiology, held in Slovenia in April.

Study day will explore 'A Sense of Place in the Works of Mary Webb and Arnold Bennett'

A University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) study day will explore the work of two writers who found inspiration in very different regions of the Midlands.

The ‘Writing the Midlands: A Sense of Place in the Works of Mary Webb and Arnold Bennett’ event will take place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base, on Saturday May 26, from 10am to 4pm.

Curtain Call Theatre Company stage a true to life story and reduce audience to tears.

On Tuesday night I visited Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury to watch the musical ‘Made in Dagenham’, presented by local amateur theatre company, Curtain Call.

The musical which tells the story of how Rita O’Grady, a machinist at Ford in Dagenham, fought for equal pay for women, and how her efforts almost destroyed her ten-year marriage. It features well-known public figures such as Barbara Castle, brilliantly played by Lisa Van Der Hurst and Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson.

Students get ready to take audiences back to the 80s

You will be transported back in time when Shrewsbury Colleges Group students put on their spectacular performance of Back to the 80s next month.

Following on from their success of a four-night show at Theatre Severn last year with Footloose; Performing Arts students from London Road Campus will be hitting the stage again with Back to the 80s. First year, second year and HE students will all be joining together in this totally awesome musical.

Shrewsbury Town fans can claim free travel for next week’s League One play off final at Wembley

Zeelo, the on-demand coach service will be offering Shrewsbury Town fans the chance to claim FREE travel to Wembley for next week’s League One play off final

After Shrewsbury’s stunning victory yesterday over Charlton, Shrewsbury Town booked a spot in the League One play-off final and will now face either Scunthorpe or Rotherham at Wembley on 27 May. Among the favourites for relegation at the start of the season, Paul Hurst's Shrewsbury are now just one victory away from returning to the second tier after a 29-year absence.

Beautiful bouquets for Morris Care Nurses on International Day

Morris Care ‘said it with flowers’ to recognise the dedication of their Nurses and mark International Nurses Day on Saturday 12th May.

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