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Hannah Gamston from Severn Hospice gets ready for Severn Stride with Indigo.
25 Apr 2017
People are being urged to step forward and stride out to raise money for a Shropshire hospice. Hannah Gamston from Severn Hospice gets ready for Severn Stride with Indigo. The 17-mile Severn Stride will raise funds for Severn Hospice - with scores of people set to ramble or run from the charity’s site at Bicton in Shrewsbury to its hospice at Apley Castle, Telford. Held for the first time in 2014...
24 Apr 2017
James Staniforth, the newly appointed CEO and Principal of Shrewsbury Colleges Group, has officially taken up his post this month and has spoken of his plans to make the College ‘outstanding’.  Mr Staniforth joined the Group on 16 April from Strode College in Street, Somerset, which he joined as Principal and Chief Executive in August 2010 and which he led to being graded Outstanding by Ofsted in...
23 Apr 2017
The expertise of Towler Shaw Roberts, the leading regional chartered surveyors, continues to be much in demand further afield. TSR’s building consultancy team is now regularly asked to undertake work in other areas apart from Shropshire and the West Midlands, where they have established an impressive reputation. Chris Hedley, the head of building surveying at TSR, travelled to Dublin last year to...
20 Apr 2017
Local Oswestry tyre specialists P and B Tyres have found some extra big tyres especially for the new Children’s play area being created at the Ironworks. It’s hoped that artisans can turn the tyres into a giant loch ness monster within the sculpture park. The ambition , is to paint the tyres and make it attractive to younger children, offering safe and enjoyable alternatives to the iron...
19 Apr 2017
  A leading Shropshire law firm is continuing its arts sponsorship programme. Wace Morgan Solicitors, based in St Mary’s Street, is providing backing for several Shropshire events this year. As part of its community involvement, the firm recently sponsored A Tale of Two Cities at the Theatre Severn, produced by Shrewsbury Amateur Operatic Society. The show, based on Charles Dickens’s greatest...
19 Apr 2017
Shropshire captain Steve Leach insists his team must hit the ground running when they begin their Unicorns Knockout Trophy campaign this weekend. The county's cricketers face Staffordshire, runners-up in last year’s competition, in their opening group game at Shrewsbury’s London Road ground on Sunday. Shropshire memorably won the one-day competition for Minor Counties clubs in 2010 and were then...
19 Apr 2017
Shropshire’s Kate Ball claimed a hat-trick of top national awards in a competition renowned for discovering new modelling talent and launching careers.   Kate, a member of The Shrewsbury Club, enjoyed success at the prestigious Top Model UK awards, having attended auditions since last September.  From an initial entry of 4,000 aspiring models, Kate reached the final 25 at the glitzy awards...
16 Apr 2017
Tickets have gone on sale for a glittering ball in Shropshire which will raise money for a charity which changes young people’s lives. The Climbing Out Charity Ball and Awards will take place at Shrewsbury Town Football Club on June 24, and organisers say it will be a night to remember. All proceeds from the event will go to the Climbing Out charity, which organises outward bound programmes for...
15 Apr 2017
Prospective brides and grooms needing help in planning their big day will get the opportunity to find out exactly what’s on offer at one of Shropshire’s premier wedding venues. It’s the most important day in the lives of most people and, for the majority anyway, the one and only chance to get it right. Wedding open days are invaluable in finding out how best to proceed and, with this in mind, the...
14 Apr 2017
      We car buyers are a fickle and fashion led bunch. Not so long ago we snapped-up MPVs like… well, they were going out of fashion. No self-respecting school run parent was without a Sharan, a Galaxy, a Touran, an S-Max, an Alhambra, a Zafira, a Carens… Or of course an Espace or Grand Scenic, it was after all Renault and their Espace that kicked this whole mono-box family mini-bus thing off in...
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