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25 Apr 2019
That’ll  Be The Day Theatre Severn Thursday 25th April   Well this show promised to be full of Rock and Roll Music laced with hilarious comedy. Hilarious? Very bold indeed. The music was almost faultless, the hilarious comedy? What a subjective claim. To say it creaked like a rickety staircase is being unfair to the stairs. The comedy was incredibly obvious and unfortunately really quite weak,...
23 Apr 2019
Adam Rowe is to headline the Old Post Office comedy night on 29th April at 8pm. Widely regarded as one of the most exciting, young comics in the world; Adam Rowe has risen from a prodigious newcomer to an international headline act, since his debut in 2010. He is one of the most sought after acts for all of The UK’s biggest comedy clubs & festivals, whilst he has also performed in &...
23 Apr 2019
A leading Shropshire building company has stepped in to help a village cricket club with a pathway project. Galliers Homes, which is developing 29 new properties at Bomere Heath, north of Shrewsbury, has linked up with the local cricket club to solve an access problem. Andy Mcilroy, vice chairman of Bomere Heath Cricket Club explained: “We have great facilities and a fabulous area for our...
23 Apr 2019
Leading Shropshire contractor Morris Property has completed a £720,000 project to deliver additional guest accommodation at a residential activity centre near Shrewsbury. The new two-storey building at Condover Hall, which is owned and operated by JCA Adventure, will provide dormitory rooms for 72 pupils and eight teachers, to meet increasing demand. Some 30,000 people a year, many of them...
23 Apr 2019
A Shropshire woman who only took up running six months ago is taking on the London Marathon to raise money for the local branch of the Armed Forces charity SSAFA. Alix Walker, 33, lives in Shawbury with husband Dave, an air traffic controller on his second posting at the local RAF base. She said it was important to her to raise money for SSAFA as she is from an RAF family. “I have known about...
 L to R - Christobel Cousins, headteacher at Lilleshall School, Robert Watson Jones, Chairman of Trustees at Newport & District Agricultural Society, and Sally Western, Show Manager for Newport Show with school children
22 Apr 2019
Children across Newport and beyond have been handed a box of seed potatoes and a bag of compost as part of this year’s Newport Show Great Potato Challenge. Children at 13 schools have been given the boxes by organisers of Shropshire’s premier one day show - and they have four months to grow the best potatoes they can. The potatoes will be chitted, planted and grown at the schools across Newport...
22 Apr 2019
Students from Ellesmere College have taken 24 first place prizes at a Shropshire music competition. They dominated the popular Oswestry Music Festival with 16 first place positions for soloists and a further eight for ensembles. The festival, organised by Oswestry Town Council, showcases the best young musicians and gives them the chance to receive valuable feedback designed to support their...
22 Apr 2019
A Wolverhampton entertainer who has received rave reviews at home and abroad for her spectacular stage show has become the first solo female performer to win a coveted award - and it’s pure magic!  Careena Fenton, who is now based in Tettenhall and is well known across Shropshire due to formerly living in Bridgnorth, was presented with the Tony Shelley Cup for Stage Magic by the Wolverhampton...
Children's Magic Wand Workshop
22 Apr 2019
A new traditional crafts workshop will feature at this year’s Staffordshire County Show for the first time, organisers have revealed. Children and adults will have the chance to take part in magic wand making and spoon carving - while sat on a wooden horse created by the professionals. The new opportunity has been added to the lineup for the half term two day show on May 29 and 30 thanks to...
22 Apr 2019
Shrewsbury Lawn Tennis Club invite anyone interested in playing or learning to play tennis within the beautiful surroundings of Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park to attend their FREE Open Day this Saturday. A warm welcome is guaranteed at the event which runs from 10am to 4pm, with a range of playing sessions suitable for all abilities. They include activities for children while there will also be a speed...
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