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26 Dec 2014
It's that time of year again when we look back at our most popular articles over the past 12 months, we've reached over 100,000 people making this a record year for us! Here are the top 10 articles of 2014 by number of hits. 10. Pedestrian paradise on Wyle Cop Road works turned Wyle Cop into a pedestrian zone for a couple of weeks over the summer - it certainly caught our readers interest! 9....
Adorn tattoo and piercing studio in Shrewsbury
12 Nov 2014
Staff at a Shrewsbury tattoo and body piercing studio are busy raising funds right now for a hospital and health centre in Tanzania.   The team at the Adorn Studio of Grope Lane in the heart of the town, were inspired to launch their own fund-raising initiative, after one of them visited the Mafiga Health Centre in Tanzania and noticed the lack of hygienic yet inexpensive items such as medical...
Shropshire author celebrating bookshop news
05 Nov 2014
A Shrewsbury author is celebrating after receiving news last week, that his second novel is to be stocked at Bookshrop bookshop in Whitchurch. Neil Rathmell describes the novel, Vive le Mole! as a grown-up sequel to the traditional childhood classic The Wind in the Willows. The story is one of love and intrigue - set in the south of France. Vive le Mole! follows on from Neil’s previous release, ...
Bright Owl languages - half-term workshops for children
08 Oct 2014
A Shrewsbury-based language school is preparing to offer fun, engaging language workshops for children this October half-term. Bright Owls of Wyle Cop, will be delivering French and Spanish workshops for children aged 5-11 years.   The workshops will be running between October 27 and October 31, between 10am and 1pm each day. Children will learn useful vocabulary for holidays and have the...
The clock is ticking!
08 Oct 2014
Shropfilm48 is back with a bang! SSF48, the rural 48 hour film challenge launches its second annual competition this Friday, 10th October in Ludlow. Ludlow Mayor Paul Draper will be starting the clock for dozens of Shropshire filmakers hoping to win the coveted prizes. The competition will launch at The Charlton Arms, Ludlow with all involved attending to receive the brief for the weekend.This...
Neil Rathmell - Shrewsbury based author releases second novel
06 Oct 2014
Local author Neil Rathmell describes his new novel, Vive le Mole! as a grown-up sequel to the traditional childhood tale of The Wind in the Willows. It’s a story of love and intrigue set in the south of France.   Neil recently delivered a talk at Shrewsbury Library, where an intrigued audience was treated to a preview of the book. An extract from Vive le Mole! was the last item to feature...
Adorn tattoo and body-piercing in Shrewsbury town
05 Sep 2014
Staff at a Shrewsbury tattoo and body piercing studio are preparing to raise funds for a hospital and health centre in Tanzania.   The team at the Adorn Studio of Grope Lane, have been inspired to launch their own fund-raising initiative, after one of them visited the Mafiga Health Centre in Tanzania and noticed the lack of hygienic yet inexpensive items such as medical gloves, sharps boxes...
Bright Owls language school in Shrewsbury town centre
01 Sep 2014
If you're a parent who is looking to access affordable language help for your children, then you don't have to look any further! Innovative language school Bright Owls are offering after-school tuition that can provide valuable support to young students.   Bright Owls after-school support sessions provide a friendly and supportive environment in which children can gain help with their...
Cave Records - independent record store in Shrewsbury's Parade
01 Sep 2014
Joseph Cave, the proprietor of Shrewsbury record store Cave Records - launched his solo album on vinyl at the end of August. Hoards of the shop's supporters have already acquired their own copies of the limited-edition release and Joe has been overwhelmed by the response from Shropshire music fans. A psych pop album, Psych Out The Science is very unique, as it has been released on a limited 12”...
Cave Records Shrewsbury - vinyl record store
15 Aug 2014
The proprietor of a Shrewsbury record store, is busy making final preparations ahead of the launch of his new solo album. Joe Cave, the man behind successful Cave Records of The Parade in Shrewsbury - will be releasing his album next Wednesday.    A psych pop album, Psych Out The Science will be very unique, as it’s being released on a limited 12” purple vinyl pressing, with just 250...
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