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Dylan Fowler, Nia Lynn and Oli Wilson-Dickson from ALAW
22 Dec 2020
Oli Wilson-Dickson, Dylan Fowler and Nia Lynn make up the band ALAW - who were described as a “Welsh supergroup” by Songlines magazine. Arts Alive have booked the trio in for four shows across Shropshire and Herefordshire in January and February. ALAW have a shared passion for the traditional music of Wales and in 2019 they won a Wales Folk Award after be nominated in 3 categories. Their...
22 Dec 2020
     How would you cope if you had a really, genuinely famous relative? I’m talking proper A-lister; instantly recognisable, known the world over, and popular with nearly everyone, regardless of their age or class.      That (albeit perhaps a tad tenuously) is the situation that SEAT’s Leon has always found itself in: The Leon’s famous relative you see, just happens to be the Volkswagen Golf...
Zoom! 1hr delivering near Bwlch Mountain in South Wales
22 Dec 2020
Zoom! 1hr Delivery has been using the services of fellow Shropshire Business, DM Recruitment, to source dozens more drivers for their rapidly expanding operation. Zoom! 1hr Delivery are Co-op’s chosen rural logistics partner to fulfil their food delivery roll out across the whole of Wales and areas along the English border from the Wirral down to Worcestershire. They are delivering for Co-op’s...
18 Dec 2020
Children in a village near Shrewsbury will be ‘following the star’ and receiving a festive treat thanks to a partnership between the school PTA and a housing association. The Friends of Oakmeadow CE Primary School have arranged a nativity trail around Bayston Hill, and Shropshire Rural Housing Association has provided the prizes for children when they complete the trail. John Green, chief...
16 Dec 2020
Staff and students at Shrewsbury Colleges Group (SCG) have organised and collected donations for the Shrewsbury Food Bank. Leah Griffiths, a Care teacher at SCG, organised the collection points in Health & Social Care and Childcare classrooms for Barnabos Community Project where students and staff could make their donations of food and household essentials. “Students came up with the idea...
16 Dec 2020
Shrewsbury-based, modular construction specialist Darwin Group has gifted £3,000 to nearby children’s hospice Hope House in Oswestry. Hope House, which provides care for babies, children, and young adults with life-threatening conditions, supports more than 750 families across Shropshire, Cheshire, Powys and North Wales, offering care for terminally ill children or for families whose child has...
16 Dec 2020
Adjusting to working from home can be really difficult, especially if you are used to working in an office or an external setting. It can feel hard to differentiate between being at work and being at home, so it can often be less easy to motivate yourself automatically to work efficiently and effectively. Due to a range of different circumstances, people may choose or may be forced into working...
11 Dec 2020
A Shropshire legal firm is embracing the festive spirit by making a range of donations to several county charities.   Wace Morgan Solicitors, based in Shrewsbury, has announced that it is giving more than £2,500 to various good causes this Christmas.   “We have selected four charities to support this December - all of them very worthy organisations,” said Jamie Cherrington, marketing and...
09 Dec 2020
Shrewsbury Town in the Community have today launched their 2019/2020 Annual Review. Their 2019/2020 Annual Review highlights the work they have produced this year and details the impact they have throughout Shropshire. The Annual Review takes you month by month, outlining key stories, dates and events that have happened throughout the year, allowing our community to see the results of STiTCs work...
09 Dec 2020
Children are being invited to post a letter to Father Christmas using a special post box which has appeared in the centre of Shrewsbury.  The bright red post box has been placed in The Square by Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District), alongside a large Christmas tree taking pride of place under the Old Market Hall.  A letter template can be downloaded from the Original Shrewsbury website...
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