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Hencote Estate winemaker Gavin Patterson
12 Nov 2019
A Shropshire vineyard is to launch its first estate red wine just over a year since the winery opened to the public. Hencote Estate in Shrewsbury has achieved success with their Evolution Sparkling and Lifestyle wines as well as their Estate Solaris and Rose and are now set to add a home-grown red wine to the range. The estate will release the aptly named Mark I on November 29 at a special launch...
11 Nov 2019
A couple born within minutes of each other celebrated their wedding at a Shropshire hotel on their 30th birthdays. Ben Ellis was born on October 5, 1989, at 6.30am and Célestine Onomo was born on the same date at 7.45am in France - just 15 minutes apart without the time difference! 27 years later the pair would meet on the internet dating site Tinder and on October 5, 2019, as they celebrated...
Santa and his elves are going to have a very busy time at a Shrewsbury-based leisure business in the run up to Christmas this year.
11 Nov 2019
Santa and his elves are going to have a very busy time at a Shrewsbury-based leisure business in the run up to Christmas this year. In addition to welcoming children to his grotto at Salop Leisure’s Emstrey headquarters, he will be hosting Tea with Santa every day of the week during December up to Christmas and will be lost in a sea of lookalikes for the Santa and Elf Dash. Shrewsbury’s largest...
11 Nov 2019
Leading Shropshire house builders Galliers Homes have announced that they have reached a £20,000 fund raising milestone for a county charity. The company has been involved in the Macmillan World Championship Coracle Race for the last five years. “We have been taking part in this fantastic event since 2014, as competitors and main race sponsors, and are delighted to have collected an amazing...
08 Nov 2019
A leading Shropshire care company has scooped up one of the most prestigious accolades at the West Midlands round of the Great British Care Awards. Bluebird Care Shropshire, based in Shrewsbury, provides live-in and domiciliary care across the county. They picked up their specially engraved award at the glittering awards ceremony at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on...
08 Nov 2019
A manager at Shrewsbury Colleges Group, and decorated former soldier, has creatively hand-crafted three wooden silhouettes from a tracing of a tattoo he has on his arm. Stewart Coxon, known to staff and colleagues as ‘Ted’ retired from the army after 24 years in 2013 and started working at Shrewsbury Colleges Group as Commercial Manager, where he has been organising Remembrance Services ever...
08 Nov 2019
Around 500 adults and children are expected to dress up as Santa and elves for the day to take part in this year’s Salop Santa Dash and Salop Elf Dash in Shrewsbury on December 1. Money raised from the events, organised by caravan and motorhome dealership Salop Leisure, will go to support the work of Shrewsbury Town in the Community. The charity is independent of the football club, self-funded...
08 Nov 2019
A target of £2,000 for charity has been set by a county car wash centre for a single day-long fundraising event next week. Express Car Wash on Lancaster Road at Harlescott in Shrewsbury hopes to raise the figure for the Midlands Air Ambulance in a single day when all proceeds from the day will be donated straight to the charity. The event is being held on Tuesday 12th November 2019, and centre...
07 Nov 2019
Every weeknight, millions of viewers tune in to watch their favourite British soaps. Whether you’re a fan of one, or all of them, there’s no denying the most popular soaps are the BBC’s EastEnders, and ITV’s Coronation Street and Emmerdale. Sometimes the storylines become dull, people start multi-tasking and for example, play PP bingo instead. But we’ve developed a way to keep the whole family...
04 Nov 2019
An award-winning Shrewsbury resort’s decision to select reduced noise fireworks for a display and bonfire proved a big hit with around 700 people who attended on Saturday night.Managers of Love2Stay resort, situated alongside Salop Leisure at Emstrey, opted for fireworks that did not have loud bangs during the display to avoid upsetting pets owned by customers staying in the luxury glamping...
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