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Bath Tub Bike
23 Sep 2018
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. Why you may ask yourself- well Stuart...
22 May 2018
Unknown to many outside of Shropshire, our countryside boasts qualities and beauty that creates a paradise for cyclists. Typically locations like Yorkshire and the Cotswolds are areas that amass fame in cycling, so areas around Shrewsbury remain a close guarded secret. Here are four reasons as to why Shropshire is a county to recognise for two wheeled lovers. Countryside and terrain Leading out...
10 May 2018
Food is always at the top of every visitor's mind here at the Ironworks.  As they arrive, the first building they visit, our showroom and cafe, filled to the brim with the scent of home cooking, who can resist. Once they have worked out where the enticing smell is coming from, they take a seat and peruse or menu, including the daily chef specials. It's essential for us that this offering is the...
02 Jan 2018
You don’t have to jump onto a plane to experience beautiful sights and sounds, as the UK is full to the brim with stunning locations just waiting to be experienced. So, if you are looking for a little travel inspiration for your next adventure, check out the five UK beauty spots you must visit at least once in your life. Lake Windermere, England Lake Windemere is based in Cumbria’s Lake District...
Bright Owls languages provider in Shrewsbury
14 Dec 2017
Leading language service provider Bright Owls, of Shrewsbury town centre, are celebrating this month following their nomination for the Businesses for Children Awards 2018. Now they have been shortlisted for the category of 'BCA Educational Business for Young People 2018'   Businesses for Children Awards exist to help reward businesses in Shropshire that educate, support or provide engaging...
07 Nov 2017
One of Shropshire’s leading web and IT companies has recently revealed its new logos and branding, to support its growth to becoming one of the region’s best technological companies. The new branding follows a previous office move within Shrewsbury, which has allowed Information Solutions and its sister company, The Web Orchard, to hire additional staff to support their commitment to providing...
24 Oct 2017
The first print run of the annual Shrewsbury Calendar from local photographer Adam Telford has already sold out. Shrewsbury town enthusiasts and appreciators are encouraged to reserve their copies ASAP! This year’s calendar, once again produced by Adam via his successful photography business APT Photography - features another stunning array of images which highlight Shrewsbury’s unique beauty at...
25 Sep 2017
Businesses and organisations have until the end of this year to apply for grants of up to £170,000 for new initiatives that will boost visitor numbers to Shropshire. A total of £3.5 million is on offer in the region for eligible rural businesses through DEFRA’s latest round of funding in its Growth Programme. The grants are funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD),...
The Shropshire Cook Book
04 Jul 2017
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION The Shropshire Cook Book, set for release on 22nd May 2017 encapsulates the diverse tastes of this quietly beautiful English county. From Ludlow’s French flare, to the resurgence of real ale in Shropshire’s breweries, ample delicatessens, and its traditional market towns offering fresh produce alongside local bakeries and butchers. Shropshire’s food scene...
Languages for Holidays workshops with Bright Owls in Shrewsbury
05 Apr 2017
Adults have a unique opportunity to learn the essentials of French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese ahead of this year’s holidays, thanks to language experts Bright Owls.   The special Languages for Holidays classes will be launching on the week of April 24 - and taking place over an 8 week period. Anyone who is holidaying abroad this year is encouraged to consider enrolling on the classes.   The...
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