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25 Jul 2019
A team of pension specialists has so far raised over £5,000 in support of five local charities. Staff from Pensionlite based in Stafford Court, Telford, along with volunteers are taking on a different challenge each month throughout 2019. Their 12 months of charity campaign is raising money for Lingen Davies, Hope House, Compton Care, Severn Hospice and Jayne Sargent Foundation. Events have...
25 Jul 2019
A Shropshire shipping firm has thrown its support behind an event which celebrates the achievements of people with dyslexia. Global Freight Services, which ships to UK and worldwide destinations from its base in Telford, will sponsor the Shining Star Secondary Award at the 2019 Dyslexia Awards that take place on November 23, at Enginuity in Ironbridge. It is the fourth consecutive year in which...
24 Jul 2019
Winning the lottery is one of the things that many of us dream about. With life-changing sums of money on offer through various lottery platforms, the potential to alter your life so drastically has never been greater. Over the last few years, lottery jackpots have continued to grow, reaching new record-breaking heights. Moreover, while the lottery was traditionally played and watched through our...
22 Jul 2019
Businesses across Shropshire have been challenged to claim every last penny of a £10million funding pot designed to help drive growth and create jobs.   Marches Growth Hub chairman Paul Hinkins told a special summit the funding would fire up the economy and create one of the best places to live in the country.   His comments came as he officially launched the Marches Growth Hub’s £10million...
The Castle Hotel garden
22 Jul 2019
The Castle Hotel in Bishop’s Castle has been named in a list of top ten best beer gardens in the Guardian. Contributor Rob Pyman wrote, “At the top of picturesque small town Bishop’s Castle is this beautiful garden once frequented by luminaries such as Ronnie Lane and friends. With stunning views overlooking south Shropshire and Wales, it’s an ideal place for families or informal meets.” The...
Oat Pantry stall at Shrewsbury food festival
22 Jul 2019
A UNIQUE NEW porridge and granola subscription service which has only being going a month has proved to be a massive hit after selling out at a Shropshire food event two days running. Oat Pantry which delivers Shropshire artisan granola and flavoured porridge to households throughout the UK, had sold out within five hours on the first day of Shrewsbury Food Festival and their chef had to head...
22 Jul 2019
In the days before the internet, residents of Shrewsbury or any other town in the country would have to make a special journey to take part in social activities. A typical weekend would feature a trip to the cinema, bowling alley, video arcade, amusement park or recreation area. Children would entertain themselves simply by playing outside all day while young adults might spend their nights at a...
19 Jul 2019
While a cup of coffee can make you feel ready for the day, drinking a lot of it can have less positive effects on the environment. However, you can reduce the amount of resources that go into your morning cup of coffee by making a few small changes. So, rather than giving up on your daily (or hourly) pick-me-up, try the following tips to ensure that your coffee habit is better for the environment...
19 Jul 2019
Now that summer is in full swing, and the temperatures are soaring across most of the country, it’s only natural to want to be outdoors and enjoying the sun as much as possible. The season tends to go by in a blink of an eye, and with so many fabulous outdoor activities to enjoy; staying indoors probably isn’t high on the priority list. Of course, with all that outdoor time, it is important to...
19 Jul 2019
Due to many of the rural locations and the age of cottages and other countryside properties in Shropshire, as well as the rise in quickly built new houses, there are a number of issues that you may find affect your home when moving to this beautiful county. However, with the right solution, these issues are easy to solve, and here is a comprehensive guide to some of the most common problems and...
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