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A group at Shropshire Oktoberfest
21 Sep 2021
The town’s biggest beer festival is set to return on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd October. Shropshire Oktoberfest is set to come back to the Quarry with a bang! Independent brewers from the region and beyond will be serving up to 150 real ales. If ale isn’t your drink, there will be lager, cider and perry on tap too. The Buttermarket will have a rum shack and Gindifferent will bring their finest...
Students erected an international emergency shelter supplied by Oswestry Cambrian Rotary Club
21 Sep 2021
Students at Adcote School for Girls, near Shrewsbury, were put through their paces in a ‘disaster day’ which tested their team working and survival skills. Tasks ranged from ‘treating casualties’ of a simulated road traffic accident’, to command tasks set by the Army and building an international disaster shelter.  The ‘It’s A Disaster’ Challenge Day kick-started the new school year with team...
Pumpkin Alley
20 Sep 2021
Park Hall Countryside Experience is preparing for its Halloween themed half term event with an order of 3000 pumpkins. The farm attraction got through over 2300 last year, and they expect demand for their Pumpkinfest tickets to be higher than ever. Every paying child will receive a free pumpkin to carve in the huge pumpkin shed, which they can take home at the end of the day. The Halloween...
20 Sep 2021
More than 25,000 sq ft of converted office space set across four floors is available to let at Historic England’s iconic Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings Located within the historic Main Mill - the world's first iron-framed building and the grandparent of skyscrapers - the office suites will be ready for occupation from spring 2022. Ranging in size from 1,000 sq ft to 6,308 sq ft, they will provide...
15 Sep 2021
A prestigious tennis tournament for rising British stars, which was won last year by new US Open champion Emma Raducanu, will be held at The Shrewsbury Club in November. Raducanu was the 2020 winner of the UK Pro League women’s title, with Liam Broady, who recently represented Great Britain at the Olympics, the tournament’s men’s champion. Raducanu, 18, has since enjoyed a rapid rise to become...
09 Sep 2021
A growing Shropshire brewery has said it would not have been able to expand without the help of an organisation which provides support to the rural economy. The Three Tuns Brewery, based in Bishop’s Castle, is the oldest working brewery in Britain and received its first brewing licence in 1642. But in order to expand from its Grade II listed building, the brewery has needed the help of Enterprise...
09 Sep 2021
The return of Tennis Shropshire’s County Championships proved a huge success after players of all ages took part in the popular event. Around 150 tennis players from around the county entered the County Championships at The Shrewsbury Club as the event returned for the first time since 2019. Last year’s event was cancelled owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Simon Jones, the chair of Tennis...
The Shropshire Festivals team with Jean-Christophe Novelli
08 Sep 2021
Shropshire Festivals are celebrating a successful Shrewsbury Food Festival weekend. The event was attended by thousands of people who enjoyed a sunny September weekend. Sunday’s visitors had the opportunity to meet multi-Michelin star celebrity chef - Jean-Christophe Novelli. Over 180 different independent businesses and producers attended to provide food, drink, homeware and craft stalls. There...
07 Sep 2021
Residents at Isle Court Nursing Home added to their stay-at-home travel passports with a trip to the Great British seaside. Held in the gorgeous gardens at Isle Court, the grounds were decorated to transform the space into a seaside retreat. The scene featured decorations of many an old seaside classic, from striped wind breakers to beach inflatables which transported attendees to memories of...
05 Sep 2021
  I’ve been driving Land Rovers since way before it was actually legal for me to do so. I’ve towed trailers all over the North West with them, I’ve driven to parties in them, I’ve driven to work and then worked out of them back of them, I’ve done the weekly shop in them. And long before I could even reach the pedals in them, I’ve spent what must account for months of my life sat in the middle...
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