05 Jul 2013

Swashbuckling pirate fun, teddy bears’ picnics, treasure hunts and much more are all part of the action-packed range of activities on offer at the Severn Valley Railway this summer holiday.
Back by popular demand, the Railway’s Steam and Whistle Activity Club, based at The Engine House visitor centre at Highley, will run throughout August featuring a variety of themed events.

04 Jul 2013


A local business consultant is warning companies across the region of the potential danger when focusing the majority of time and energy on one big client.

Telford and Shrewsbury-based Horizons Consultants is urging companies to be aware of the possible implications of relying on one specific client, as well as advising the on the...

04 Jul 2013

A great job opportunity is available now to someone with Secretarial and good communication skills. It is several months since Shropshire disability Network first put out an appeal. We think there must be someone who would like a new challenge and to help so many people in Shropshire including Telford and Wrekin. This is an opportunity to work with a committed group of people (most have a...

04 Jul 2013

Every pupil at a Shrewsbury school took part in an ‘eco’ day recently which included activities such as a ladybird survey and the creation of bird watching hides.
The 270 children at Prestfelde School, on London Road, as well as teaching staff, participated in the event which forms part of their work towards a national award.
Teacher Sophie Richards explained that Prestflede has...

03 Jul 2013

A local mum has won a national award for her new business venture, Forget-Me-Not-Bears.


Earlier this year, Alice Duncan, a young mum from Shrewsbury, created a soft toy out of her daughter’s very first babygros as an outlet for her Postnatal Depression. She has since developed her idea into a successful business by turning babies’ clothing into keepsakes in the form of handmade...

03 Jul 2013

The announcement today that ministers have offered a concession in the overhaul of legal aid in England and Wales, which will allow defendants in criminal cases to choose their own solicitor, has been welcomed by many professionals across the sector. David Adams, Criminal Solicitor at PCB Solicitors, explains why this is a positive step for the sector and he hopes the government will continue...

03 Jul 2013

A top Shrewsbury hair stylist more used to working with shampoo than soap landed a dream job when he was asked to help at a glittering showbiz awards night.
Philip Minton, who runs K2 The Salon in Shrewsbury’s Darwin Centre along with his daughter Jo, was called up to style the hair of some of the UK’s top TV stars before they took to the red carpet for the British Soap Awards.

02 Jul 2013

A Shrewsbury-based marketing business and new Shropshire Chamber member has launched a unique service to help local SMEs grow their exposure and sales through social media.

The team behind Key 3 Media has more than 40 years’ experience in media at international, national and local levels. By continually investing in social media learning since 2007, they continue to pass on practical...

01 Jul 2013

The inimitable Roni Size of Roni Size Reprazent will be stirring up the crowds in the dance tent as this year’s headline dance act at Shrewsbury Fields Forever Festival.

Plus James Walsh, lead singer of massive Brit Indie band Starsailor will be headlining the acoustic stage as part of the three day indie/alternative music, comedy and arts festival, which takes place at the West Mid/...

30 Jun 2013

Weekend campers at the annual UK Summer Motorhome Show at Shrewsbury Showground on 6th & 7th July can also enjoy 2 other great events taking place at the showground throughout the same weekend.

The UK Summer Motorhome Show itself features trade stands including new and used motorhomes for sale from a selection of leading dealers, plus the latest accessories for motorhome and...


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