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13 Jul 2021
Last Sunday, 11th July, saw 30 of the top German Wirehaired Pointers from across the UK, descend upon the British Ironwork Centre for their breed only open show for the title of Best in Show.  Judge, Tom Mather, Chairman of Crufts, assessed each dog based on their closeness to the breed standard, a list of requirements for movement, appearance, and temperament. Having already judged at three...
13 Jul 2021
Future counsellors were able to learn more about a hidden form of domestic abuse thanks to a Shropshire-based expert. Michelle John, Founding Director of PEGS, gave a talk about Child to Parent Abuse (CPA) to The Foundation Degree in Counselling Theory and Practice students at Shrewsbury Colleges Group. Michelle set up PEGS to help support parents, carers and guardians experiencing CPA – as well...
12 Jul 2021
A building contractor is looking for charities and community groups in Shrewsbury that need a helping hand with building as part of its pledge to support the areas where it works. Pave Aways wants to identify a community hall, centre or sports club where it can provide general repairs, decorating or plastering free of charge as it builds new school facilities for Shropshire Council at Harlescott...
Poet Luke Wright
09 Jul 2021
Arts Alive have secured renowned poet Luke Wright to perform his brand-new show at Dodington Lodge in Whitchurch on July 15. His show, The Ballad Seller, will feature re-written Georgian street ballads for the modern era. The Inn Crowd commissioned the show, who Arts Alive have a thriving relationship with. The Inn Crowd work with some of the UK’s top spoken word and live literature performers to...
09 Jul 2021
A competition featuring a unique autographed memento from the dog grooming television series Pooch Perfect has raised over £2500 for a Shropshire animal charity. Mutneys Professional Pet Care Ltd, based near Market Drayton supplied most of the equipment for the prime time BBC dog grooming series presented by actress Sheridan Smith. The TV show featured 16 leading pet groomers over eight...
09 Jul 2021
The team at a Shropshire charity, The Sea Change Trust, are inviting babies, children under 5 and their parents and carers to come and take part in some fun activities in their bell tent which will be pitched in The Quarry in Shrewsbury on the 12th and 26th of July from 10am to 2pm. Whilst their children are playing, parents can chat with some of the charity’s early years team about their...
08 Jul 2021
Leading care provider Morris Care has strengthened its management team in its drive to maintain and improve high standards to benefit residents and staff. Registered Nurse, Beverly Williams, has been appointed Quality Manager with a wide-ranging brief to support its six nursing homes in Shropshire and Cheshire in delivering quality and compassionate care. The experienced professional has worked...
08 Jul 2021
Originally formed in 1992 from the ashes of two of the most legendary and lauded guitar bands of all time, The La’s and Shack, Cast released four albums, the second ‘Mother Nature Calls’ also went platinum (three of them top 10), and had ten top 10 singles, before disbanding in 2001. ‘All Change’ became the biggest selling debut album of all time for Polydor Records. After the band’s split, John...
Tennis outside Shrewsbury Castle
08 Jul 2021
Zoom 1hr Delivery are sponsoring the big screen outside Shrewsbury Castle which will be showing the climax of the Wimbledon matches until the end of the weekend.  The on-demand delivery company will also be able to deliver food from Shrewsbury’s cafes, restaurants, and fast-food chains straight to Shrewsbury’s version of Henman Hill on the castle lawns. During the screenings of the semi-finals...
08 Jul 2021
Shropshire children have the chance to enjoy a summer of fun at action-packed holiday clubs - with a number of free places available as part of Shropshire Council’s Holiday Activities and Food Programme. The Crossbar Foundation, in partnership with Crossbar Education in Sport, is putting the finishing touches to a busy programme which will take place at 11 venues around the county across six...
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