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Suki SilverTongue
07 Jan 2022
Suki SilverTongue is set to perform ‘Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups’ at The Stiperstones Inn on January 30. Arts Alive, who facilitate live performances across Shropshire and Herefordshire, have booked Suki to deliver her hilarious storytelling for adult audiences. Describing her work as lusciously lyrical and sublimely subversive, Suki SilverTongue straddles the worlds of poetry and storytelling...
05 Jan 2022
    It’s not often that you get the chance the really test a vehicle. A McLaren 720S for instance: I know it’ll do 0-62mph in little more than the blink of an eye, and on occasion I’ve been able to reaffirm such things. However the 720S’s claimed 212mph top speed is something I’ll probably never have either the space – in the correct facility of course - or perhaps the nerve, to prove. The...
Stuart Danks at DM Recruitment
31 Dec 2021
DM Recruitment has launched a digital clocking in app for their clients. When a temp worker clocks in on their system it is automatically logged on a timesheet ready for clients to review. Customer Service Manager, Edward Danks, is spearheading the roll out of the Auriga app, which launched at the start of December. The new app links directly to their CRM system, and allows workers to view their...
Evaluating Augmented Reality (AR) solutions with Joseph McArdle. Photo by Sasha Taylor.
28 Dec 2021
A medical innovation expert at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) is helping to shape the future of healthcare with cutting-edge research revealing the benefits of the latest wireless mobile technology. Joseph McArdle, Project Director for Digital Solutions at UCS and Director of Health, Medical Innovation and Transformation at the University of Chester, is at the forefront of an initiative...
The new liqueurs
17 Dec 2021
The Shropshire Distillery have launched two products under their new range of ‘After Noon’ liqueurs. Their cold brewed coffee liqueur and citrus grey tea liqueur are the first liqueurs they have released, which being sold alongside their award-winning handcrafted gins. The launch of the liqueurs has coincided with a major re-brand for the distillery, who have moved away from being called Shire...
15 Dec 2021
Shrewsbury is streets ahead when it comes to keeping the town centre looking its best - with a successful cleaning programme continuing in the run-up to Christmas.   The work is being funded by Shrewsbury BID and was launched in August with Castle Street and Pride Hill getting the street-cleaning treatment. This has now been expanded to include St Mary’s Street, Dogpole, Wyle Cop and High Street ...
12 Dec 2021
      I know, I’ve said it before: If only every car manufacturer made seats like Volvo does. After what quickly became a 12-hour day after a poor night’s sleep, spent at The Goodwood 78th Member’s Meeting, the soft leather front seats of Volvo’s latest version of their XC60 were a very welcome site indeed - and especially-so with the seat heaters set to their maximum. By the time, we’d slithered...
12 Dec 2021
Estraven Jan 15 £23/£12 U22 An exciting start to SJN at the Hive 2022 with superb contemporary Jazz from a new band led by double bassist Chris Hyde-Harrison, featuring Duncan Eagles (tenor saxophone), Albarn Claret (guitar) and Matt Parkinson (drums). Estraven will preview their soon to be released new album ‘Ignored Advice’. Jazz with influences from contemporary, classical and Arabic modal...
Attendees of a walk and talk day in 2021
10 Dec 2021
Local charity, Climbing Out, is looking for people who would benefit from attending their monthly walk and talk days, which aim to help people rebuild their motivation following a physical or mental trauma. The charity has found the pandemic has increased the need for their work. In 2021 alone they helped over 100 individuals with their mix of outdoor activities, mental resilience coaching,...
Rugby Rebels Meet Jason Robinson
09 Dec 2021
Asda Donnington Wood community champion, June Walker, wanted to make Christmas extra special. She secured funding from Asda’s charity, Asda Foundation to bring Shropshire Rugby Rebels back together Shropshire Rugby Rebels. The 40-strong group provides access to young people with disabilities to the sport of tag rugby. The team of children and young adults play together every week. June arranged...
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