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07 Aug 2018
The private client team at a leading Shropshire law firm has been strengthened. Three new members of staff have joined Wace Morgan Solicitors of Shrewsbury, bringing the total number of employees at the business up to almost 100. Alana Graham is Wace Morgan’s new private client barrister. After being called to the Bar of England and Wales and completing her training, she worked for a firm of...
06 Aug 2018
Shropshire’s biggest beer festival is on course for a record-breaking year – with ticket sales set to top the 10,000 mark. Organisers Shropshire Festivals say the three-day event – based around Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park and in the town itself – has already sparked an unprecedented demand for tickets. Last year’s inaugural event saw more than 10,000 enjoy the combination of beer festival, live...
06 Aug 2018
We can make use of your unwanted mobiles and chargers (in working order). Your phones will be sold to raise money, or used by a Chatterbox telephone befriender to support lonely clients. Please bring your phones to Omega care for life, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, SY1 1TX. Remember to remove your iPhone from your Apple ID and Android phone from your Google account. We can help you with...
02 Aug 2018
A recent week-long summer camp in Shrewsbury for aspiring young cricketers has once again been heralded a great success. The third annual event, which took place at the Frankwell cricket ground in Shrewsbury and attended by over 80 five to 15 year olds, was organised through Beacon Cricket Club and sponsored by local construction company Saxonby. 150 parents and family members attended a barbeque...
02 Aug 2018
Chantilly Grey will be hosting Shrewsbury Model Railway Show on Saturday 20th October 2018 from 10am until 4pm at the United Reformed Church, Coleham Head. This is the first show of its kind in Shrewsbury in many a year and is already very eagerly anticipated by local enthusiasts and those new to the hobby who want to pop along and hopefully catch the model railway bug! We are billing the event...
02 Aug 2018
Experienced nurses Rhea Paller and Joanne Hicks have stepped into new roles as Registered Home Managers for leading Shropshire care provider, Morris Care. Rhea Paller has reached a new height in her career following promotion to Home Manager at Stretton Hall Nursing Home, Church Stretton. Set in the heart of the village of All Stretton in the midst of the Shropshire Hills, the 50-bed residential...
02 Aug 2018
Hundreds of Shropshire children are staying active and being kept entertained throughout the summer holidays by a renowned county sports coaching company. Crossbar Coaching Education in Sport are into the second of a busy six-week programme of courses - with bookings flooding in from parents keen for their excited youngsters to be involved. Crossbar, celebrating their 10th anniversary year, are...
James Hinch and Sandra Phillips got engaged on the rooftop of Shrewsbury Market Hall
02 Aug 2018
A mountaintop is said to be one of the most romantic places in the world to pop the question. But for one Shrewsbury man the rooftop of the town’s Market Hall was the perfect setting to get down on one knee and propose to his girlfriend. And traders and staff from the Market Hall, where the couple are frequent customers, helped to create a romantic scene by setting up a table and chairs on the...
30 Jul 2018
Children accompanying adults will have free access to the Shrewsbury Flower Show this year - and will find plenty to do in a dedicated area with everything from crafts to circus skills to keep them busy. Everything in the children’s area is completely free and will keep youngsters entertained throughout the weekend in The Quarry on 10 th and 11 th August Garden designer Chris Beardshaw, who won...
30 Jul 2018
Legal assistant Barb Somers is aiming for European glory when she takes part in a gruelling athletic event next week. Barb, who is 65 and lives in Shrewsbury, regularly competes in triathlons, with her next one being the European Triathlon Championships. She will be sponsored for the event on August 11 at Strathclyde Park in Glasgow by her employers at Wace Morgan, based in St Mary’s Street...
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