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Students from Ellesmere College were presented with DUke of Edinburgh awards at Buckingham Palace
07 Jun 2018
Past and present students from a Shropshire college have attended Buckingham Palace to receive their gold Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) award. Sixteen current and former students of Ellesmere College were among 3,000 people from across the country who picked up their awards at the event hosted by Prince Edward, a trustee of the awards scheme, and attended by fellow royals The Duke of Cambridge, Sophie...
Zoë Mabaquaio Lennox and Abi Manford from Ellesmere College with Dame Darcey Bussell
24 May 2018
A world-famous ballerina who’s turned her hand to writing visited a Shropshire school as part of a project on authors. Students at Ellesmere College were tasked with interviewing someone who had written a book, and Year 8 pupils Zoë Mabaquaio Lennox and Abi Manford chose Dame Darcey Bussell to quiz. The ballerina, who danced with the Royal Ballet for more than two decades and has appeared on top...
Well known Shrewsbury based artist signs up for Ellesmere College National Art Exhibition and Sale of Works
24 May 2018
Artists of international acclaim have signed up to be part of an annual art festival in north Shropshire. The seventh National Art Exhibition and Sale of Works at Ellesmere College will feature work by the UK Comics Laureate, Charlie Adlard, of Shrewsbury, who will be showing previously unseen artwork, life drawing sketches and original pieces from published works. More than 80 professional...
01 Mar 2018
Moving from Hanoi, Vietnam, to Shropshire, England, just a few days after your 16th birthday is a big ask. But former Ellesmere College student Doai Bui did just that and has since gone on to great things. As ‘a small girl with very big dreams’ the 19-year-old is writing her first book, looking to create her first TED talk in the near future, aims to study across the world and is currently...
Representatives from Tennis Scotland and Ellesmere Tennis Academy with year 5 pupils Adam and Thomas Jacques at the award winning Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College
16 Feb 2018
A new state of the art tennis facility at a Shropshire school has been served an award for innovation and will be replicated across the UK. The Tennis Centre at Ellesmere College, which houses four full-size acrylic performance courts and changing rooms, won builders Rocklyn an Award for Excellence from the Sport and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) this month (Feb 8). The company, based in...
16 Feb 2018
A group of nine students from China have spent a week immersing themselves in the breadth and challenge of a top independent boarding school in Shropshire. The pupils, who had won a competition in the China Daily newspaper to come to the UK, were aged between 11 and 14 and spent time living and learning at Ellesmere College. They took part in CRE8, a student led arts evening, which saw several...
Ellesmere Green Flag Award
31 Oct 2014
The Mere at Ellesmere has officially unveiled their new Green Flag to celebrate being awarded the prestigious status. The Green Flag Award was first launched in 1996 to recognise and reward the best green spaces in the country and The Mere met all the criteria for the honour. Pictured above members of the Mere Advisory Board, Friends of The Mere, Shropshire Cllr Ann Hartley, Shropshire Cllr Steve...
Wood Lane waste
27 May 2014
Local Shropshire firm Tudor Griffiths’ employ about 70 staff locally to look after over 75,000 tonnes of waste each year.  This is mainly builders waste from construction sites around the Shropshire/Cheshire area but includes some waste sourced from Shropshire’s Household Recycling Centres.  Their Wood Lane site in Ellesmere, north Shropshire includes the operation of a non-hazardous waste...
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