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18 Mar 2020
A survey of UK adults has revealed that drivers in the West Midlands are most likely to consider electric when they’re next in the market for a car. 53.4% of drivers in the region said they would either buy or lease an electric car next. This figure compares to just 29% of drivers in Yorkshire and the Humber who are planning to make the switch. If the ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars is...
18 Mar 2020
Park Hall Countryside Experience based in Oswestry is the latest attraction to close over coronavirus concerns. The farm experience, which is a popular destination for families and schools, want to limit the spread of the virus to reduce the impact on the NHS and local community. Owners Richard Powell and Martyn Hughes have issued the following statement today: “It is with great sadness and much...
18 Mar 2020
Government inspectors have commended a Shropshire nursing home for being well-led, warm and welcoming, with kind staff who care for people in a happy and social atmosphere. The hardworking staff at Morris Care Centre​ in Wellington were delighted to be recognised as ‘Outstanding’ in responsiveness to how it tailors its services to meet the needs of individuals. The Home was rated as ‘Good’...
17 Mar 2020
Student Chefs from Shrewsbury Colleges Group (SCG) took over the brasserie at The Old Vicarage at Worfield, near Bridgnorth. Chefs on the Level 2 Diploma were invited to take over the venue for the evening by its head chef Gavin Allan. The students were given the opportunity to create a five-course tasting menu for the event by using local and seasonal ingredients.  In teams, the menus and...
13 Mar 2020
The Budgen Motors World Tennis Tour W60 Shrewsbury tournament has been postponed after the International Tennis Federation suspended all events until April 20. The $60,000 women’s event was scheduled to take place on the indoor courts at The Shrewsbury Club between March 30 and April 5, with leading British players and international stars set to compete to lift the Citroen Trophy. The ITF created...
The team at Peakes Travel Elite
13 Mar 2020
The spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) is understandably causing concern amongst travellers. With the worry of flight cancellations, countrywide lockdowns and international events being postponed, as well as fears of increasing the risk of contracting the virus, holidaymakers have a lot to consider at the moment. Peakes Travel Elite wants to offer their loyal customers reassurance, and urge...
13 Mar 2020
Shropshire’s largest independent care provider has today announced it is taking significant steps to protect the health of residents in its 14 care homes. As part of a major response to the COVID-19 threat, Coverage Care Services remains open for admissions and visits from health and social care professionals as well as urgent suppliers. But is now actively discouraging all non-essential visitors...
Lost Dog performing Juliet and Romeo. Photo Credit: Jane Hobson
13 Mar 2020
With a blend of dance, theatre, and comedy the Lost Dog duet reveals the real story of Romeo and Juliet. This modern-day twist on the Shakespearian classic challenges our cultural obsession with the youth and our inevitable issues with longevity. The show has been touring nationally and internationally since 2018, and now with the support of the Rural Touring Dance Initiative and Arts Alive, it...
A photo from the last Shropshire Kids Festival Telford
12 Mar 2020
Local premier events company, Shropshire Festivals, have announced their decision to postpone Shropshire Kids Festival Telford in light of the global pandemic of Coronavirus (Covid-19). The festival was due to be held on the 10th and 11th April 2020 at the Telford International Centre. The decision was taken earlier today amid growing concerns of the virus’ spread. Shropshire Festivals owner,...
11 Mar 2020
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