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07 Mar 2017
Now in its 94th year, Eyton Races North Shropshire Hunt Point-to-Point is an amateur form of steeple chasing. Set in rural Shropshire there are beautiful panoramic views over Wenlock Edge, as well as a fairground and licensed trade stalls with produce from local suppliers. Prize for the Best Dressed Lady Racegoer, sponsored by Templeton Jones! Tickets are £10 and free for under 16’s. Car parking...
19 Oct 2016
Youngsters are being given the chance to get active at a series of sports camps being held across Shropshire during the school half-term holiday. Ball Sports Community Coaching is holding multi-sports camps and goalkeeper workshops at The Marches School in Oswestry, and football camps at Market Drayton Cricket Club and Sir John Talbot School in Whitchurch. Sessions are being held every day during...
17 Jun 2016
     If there’s a greater invention than ventilated and cooled leather seats I’m yet to find it. Sat in the late afternoon’s traffic, under a panoramic glass roof, and on a day when the dashboard tells me that outside it’s 26 degrees C, I’m actually beginning to feel a tad chilly. As Widnes’s Wednesday commuters wind down their windows and complain about the roadworks I relax, sit back, switch...
06 Apr 2016
A Shropshire school pupil is preparing to take part in an adult fishing competition this month. Harry Upton, 15, who competes in fly fishing competitions for England, will be the only junior in the final of the adult Bank Masters championship on April 17. The Thomas Adams School year ten pupil will also compete against fly-fishers his own age this weekend in the England Youth Bank Championships...
Paralympic archer Mel Clarke has visited Thomas Adams School in Shropshire
20 Nov 2015
She has gained a podium place in the last two Paralympics and is in training to achieve the feat again in Rio next year - but Mel Clarke has taken time out of her busy schedule to inspire students at a north Shropshire school. The paralympic archer spent a day telling pupils at Thomas Adams School in Wem just how to make the most of themselves. The international athlete, who has won National,...
09 Aug 2015
  Excitingly practical is how Honda describes the latest edition to their ever popular Civic line-up: The Civic Sport. And to a certain extent at least it’s not stretching one’s imagination too far to see why.       If ever there was a car that exploded the myth that all new hatchbacks had to look the same then surely the last generation Honda Civic was that hatchback. The triangular fog-lamps,...
30 Jul 2015
Parents looking for some energetic entertainment for their children during the summer holidays will have to act quickly to book on some record-breaking sports camps. Ball Sports Community Coaching is running sessions at Oswestry School and Market Drayton Cricket Club throughout the school holidays - and managers say they have had a huge amount of interest from parents. A report published by the...
06 Jul 2015
       If  your opinion of Volvo estate cars is that they’re all boxy and a bit boring then Volvo’s V60 might just come as something as a surprise to you. Gone are the set-square designed lines of old, replaced instead by an attractive low slung nose, muscular front, and rear arches and a roof line that, if you stretched your imagination just a little bit, might just count as coupe-like. The V60...
18 May 2015
Youngsters will be donning new kits at a series of sports camps thanks to a partnership between a coaching company and a Shropshire business. Ball Sports Community Coaching, based in Telford, has agreed a sponsorship deal with National Windscreens, and bosses have taken delivery of a new set of sports kits. The company holds holiday sports camps and coaching programmes in schools across the...
14 May 2015
One of the most well-known names in World darts, Ronnie ‘The Rocket’ Baxter, will be taking part in a darts exhibition at The Raven Hotel, Prees Heath, near Whitchurch, on Friday, July 17. Known for his prolific fast robotic throwing action, Ronnie will challenge an array of guests to beat him at a leg of darts, supported and compered by legendary darts MC, Paul Booth.  Joint owner of The Raven...
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