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08 Feb 2023
Residents at Bellway’s Copthorne Keep development in Shrewsbury got into the community spirit by organising a singalong event. Members of Copthorne Keep Community Group staged the event, inviting their neighbours to come along to a singalong to and meet residents. Many of the families living on the site gathered on the communal green to listen to the concert and to join in with the merrymaking....
Keith Smith, right, the Tennis Shropshire president, presented the club of the year award to Steve Pearce, the chair of Shrewsbury Lawn Tennis Club.
08 Feb 2023
The outstanding contribution made by so many to tennis in Shropshire was recognised as the county’s winners of Lawn Tennis Association Awards deservedly stepped into the spotlight. The annual LTA Tennis Awards highlight and reward the excellent achievements of people, clubs and schools around the county.   Shropshire winners were announced at Tennis Shropshire’s recent AGM, with the recipients of...
03 Feb 2023
     Just before Christmas last year… Oh, hang on, it was Christmas the year before… I found myself deep in the Brecon Beacons courtesy of Ford’s UK PR team. The Mission was simple: Drive a new Ford Ranger across Sarn Helen’s ancient Roman roads - none of which appear to have been resurfaced in at least 500 years – in the kind of weather only a Welsh winter could throw at us. Snow, sleet, rain,...
03 Feb 2023
A Shropshire charity is opening its doors next week to give people an opportunity to find out more about its work helping rural communities. Community Resource is hosting an open day at its office on Shrewsbury Business Park between 11am and 2pm on Wednesday 8 February. The charity is inviting people to come along and find out more about the projects it delivers across the county, including...
03 Feb 2023
Build It International with support from Paramount CRT are hosting their third charity film night with a cycling theme. Classic 1980's racing with a gripping human interest story against the back-drop of the cold war. Starring a little known Kevin Costner. Shropshire ales and nibbles.  At the Hive Shrewsbury from 6.30 pm on Friday 24 February. Click through for tickets @£15 :            Paramount...
02 Feb 2023
Renting out your property to students can be an excellent way to generate income. With students often moving to a new city for university, there is a high demand for rental properties and an opportunity to create a steady income. However, it is important to do your research before taking on student tenants, as there are some unique considerations to take into account. In this guide, we will...
Shrewsbury Market Hall wins Britain's Favourite Market 2023 award
02 Feb 2023
Shrewsbury Market Hall has been crowned Britain’s Favourite Market 2023 following a nationwide public vote. Britain’s Favourite Market is the most coveted award up for grabs at the annual Great British Market Awards which were held at a ceremony in Birmingham. The annual awards, organised by the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA), are designed as a celebration of the best...
Clare & Ian Mainwaring - Oteley Estate
01 Feb 2023
Oteley Estate, based in Ellesmere are in the final stages to win a Countryside Alliance Award in the Rural Enterprise Category. Oteley Estate sits on the shores of Ellesmere Mere and is home to the Mainwaring family, their iconic Highland cattle, shorthorn and commercial cattle, sheep and pigs. Events are held regularly in the original stable yard, where the 10-acre private gardens can be...
Sam Pryce, left, The Crossbar Group’s internal operations manager, with Oli Elphick, part of the management team at Climbing Hut in Shrewsbury.
30 Jan 2023
A Shrewsbury climbing centre is to support the alternative education programme provided by a county company. The team at Climbing Hut, which offers a range of climbing activities for all ages, has joined forces with The Crossbar Group to further enhance its Crossbar Alternative Provision (CAP) programme.  Providing bespoke educational opportunities for primary and secondary school students, along...
Shropshire Kids Festival Telford
27 Jan 2023
Family favourite, Shropshire Kids Festival, has attracted a number of local businesses to increase the offering at the two-day festival this February. The indoor festival is taking place at Telford International Centre during half term on February 18 and 19. Local businesses have been eager to support the event, including Aaron & Partners, TCA, Volvo Shrewsbury, and Redan Publishing. Original...
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