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14 Oct 2020
A charity golf day held last month at Oswestry golf club raised over £3,000 which was this week presented to Hope House Children’s Hospice in Morda, near Oswestry. A total of 19 teams took part in the event which was organised by EvaStore Document Management of Artillery Business Park in Oswestry and held under strict current Covid-19 conditions and restrictions. Vicky Bradbeer, of EvaStore, said...
Adcote School, near Shrewsbury, has been  shortlisted as a finalist for Senior School of the Year 2020
13 Oct 2020
Adcote School, at Little Ness, near Shrewsbury, has been shortlisted as a finalist for ‘Senior School of the Year 2020’. The news comes after the non-selective girl’s school won a national award for its Prep School and marks the fifth time in three years that Adcote has been shortlisted for a major national award. Last year Adcote was the winner of the national award for ‘Academic Excellence and...
Stuart Danks at DM Recruitment getting in to the festive spirit
08 Oct 2020
The team at DM Recruitment are spreading some festive cheer in the run up to Christmas. Stuart Danks, director at the firm, has agreed to be the headline sponsor of ‘Carols on the Doorstep.’ The event is a community initiative being organised by the teams at Shropshire Festivals and My Shrewsbury magazine. With the support of BBC Radio Shropshire they will be encouraging locals to take to their...
Julie Hesmondhalgh and Connie Hyde in The Importance of Being Honest
08 Oct 2020
A series of new events have been added to the [email protected] initiative. With coronavirus restrictions thwarting plans for the Arts Alive autumn line-up of live events across Shropshire and Herefordshire, the ‘@home’ initiative has been extended, which delivers cultural performances straight to audiences online at home. The next installment follows the world premiere of five brand new micro plays...
08 Oct 2020
A Shropshire shipping company has thrown its support behind an event which celebrates the achievements of people with dyslexia.  Global Freight Services, which ships to UK and worldwide destinations from its base in Telford, will sponsor the award for Community Shining Star Teenager (aged 13-19) at the 2020 Dyslexia Awards.  It is the fifth consecutive year in which the company has sponsored the...
Claire Moore from Peakes Travel Elite
07 Oct 2020
Peakes Travel Elite, Shrewsbury’s award-winning travel agent, has supported 1,290 passengers so far by re-booking or refunding their holiday since the pandemic began. Despite having Covid-19 restrictions to deal with, as well as floods earlier this year, the company is still looking after its local customers from their travel agency in the town centre. Claire Moore, managing director at Peakes...
07 Oct 2020
An online club that supports older people to develop their mental and physical health is celebrating after smashing its target to collectively walk the length of a marathon. The Wise and Well Club, which is run by Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (RCC), hosted the event on Sunday 4 October to celebrate the London Marathon and encourage members to go for a walk. The 17-strong group was made of...
Katy Rink and her family get ready for carols on their doorstep
05 Oct 2020
Carols on the Doorstep is set to unite the people of Shropshire and will take place on December 16, repeated on Christmas Eve, supported by BBC Radio Shropshire. Organisers are hoping the idea will catch on countrywide and raise money for a host of different charities. My Shrewsbury magazine has joined forces with Shropshire Festivals to organise the event. They are asking everyone to sing carols...
01 Oct 2020
Becoming homeless could happen to any of us at any time – that’s the stark reminder from the High Sheriff of Shropshire as World Homeless Day approaches. The event, held annually on October 10th, is particularly poignant this year given the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Dean Harris has focused on domestic abuse, addiction, and childhood poverty and deprivation during her year as High...
01 Oct 2020
33 years in Shrewsbury town centre and have now launched a state-of-the-art e-commerce website to help attract a new target audience Mystique is Shrewsbury’s premier Lingerie, Swimwear and Nightware specialists situated in a lovely cobbled street, on the corner of Butcher Row in the beautiful historic market town of Shrewsbury. The business has been trading 33 years and Debbie and Paul Carvell...
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