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15 Aug 2019
Galliers Homes has put the remaining properties, including fully fitted show homes, on the market at three of its successful developments near Shrewsbury. The award-winning company, one of the county’s leading house builders, is now completing housing schemes in Baschurch, Bomere Heath and Hadnall. “We now have the last few homes for sale at these three locations, before we launch a range of...
15 Aug 2019
A new campaign promoting one of Shropshire’s most famous shopping streets is being launched. Traders on Wyle Cop in Shrewsbury have joined forces to raise their profile and encourage more visitors. “We believe we are the longest stretch of independent shops in the country and we want to shout about it,” explained Jonathan Soden of art gallery The Soden Collection. “A new Wyle Cop brand has been...
14 Aug 2019
On Friday 23rd August an intrepid group of local businessmen and women will join Morris & Company brothers, Robin and Chris Morris, to complete a gruelling 150 mile charity cycle ride. The ride follows last year’s 100 mile challenge but this time upping the distance in celebration of the company’s special anniversary. Setting off from Holyhead in the early hours, Robin and Chris, along with...
12 Aug 2019
Thousands of visitors braved the wet and windy weather to enjoy another great year of blooms, gardening, cooking, musical acts, and a host of high adrenaline action as part of the 132nd Shrewsbury Flower Show. The Quarry welcomed people of all ages from across the country to the event held on Friday, and Saturday. As well as marquees overflowing with beautiful flowers, vegetables, and floral...
09 Aug 2019
Thousands of people turned out to help make a brand new event in Shrewsbury a monster success! Shrewsbury Live took place at the Greenhous West Mid Showground on Sunday with many people taking advantage of the extra family fun day on the Shropshire calendar. The biggest attraction proved to be the monster trucks - making a popular return to the showground following their visit at last year’s...
09 Aug 2019
Staff at a leading Telford nursery are celebrating the triple after gaining a third Outstanding Ofsted report in a row after judges told them they are “inspiring awe and wonder in children”. It means ABC Hoo at Preston-upon-the-Weald Moors has never dipped below the Outstanding ranking since opening its doors in August 2013. The nursery is one of four in the ABC Day Nursery chain with the other...
07 Aug 2019
Tim Garland (saxes) Pablo Held (acoustic piano) Yuri Goloubev (electric bass) Tim’s musical talents are recognised worldwide. This latest trio brings together three international world-class virtuosi at the height of their creative powers presenting his latest project ‘Weather Walker’. This fusion of chamber jazz, classical and folk-inspired by the varied seasons and moods of the Lake District...
07 Aug 2019
Bingo has been around for a long time, its roots can be traced back all the way to the 16th century in Italy. Since then, the game has increased massively in popularity across the globe – it reached large success in the 1960s in the UK and ever since we’ve seen Bingo halls popping up in our towns and cities. At the time, there wasn’t much for families to be doing on a Saturday night or evening,...
New Lunts Hereford Road pharmacy staff - pre-registration pharmacist Amar Nagra and superintendent pharmacist Connor Hunt - with dispensing assistant Kim Gough.
07 Aug 2019
A leading Shrewsbury pharmacy is providing a new potentially life-saving service and has expanded the team in a bid to take the pressure off GPs and hospitals. A new superintendent pharmacist, a pre-registration pharmacist and a dispensing assistant have been welcomed to Lunts Pharmacy at Hereford Road in Shrewsbury, where extra enhanced services are now being delivered.  The independently-owned...
06 Aug 2019
    It’s almost hard to believe that Suzuki’s Vitara is now celebrating its 30th year in production. It’s been through some changes of course, you can’t buy a soft-top one anymore, the V6 Grand Vitara is all but a distant memory, so too the three-door. Bluetooth and Climate control are now standard-fit across all Vitaras these days; 30 years ago we didn’t even know what they were. It’s time...
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