Shropshire

21 Sep 2020
Shrewsbury based care provider, Morris Care, is holding its very first virtual launch event as it unveils Radbrook Garden Suite, an exclusive new wing of the renowned Radbrook Nursing Home in Shrewsbury. On Thursday 24th September at 2pm, viewers can tune in via the Morris Care website at morriscare.co.uk/garden-suite for a live broadcast from the new Garden Suite revealing its five star...
02 Sep 2020
The Jackfield Tile Museum – part of the world-famous Ironbridge Gorge Museums – is to reopen this week. The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust says the site will welcome back visitors from Thursday (Sept 3) after extensive work to ensure safety in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The tile museum has been closed since the national lockdown was announced in March and is being reopened to coincide...
01 Sep 2020
A weekend-long event celebrating the great days of steam power attracted impressive crowds to Shropshire’s premier tourist attraction. Blists Hill Victorian Town fired up some of its historic working machinery for the bank holiday weekend event, which also featured Richard Trevithick’s 1802 Coalbrookdale engine. Visitors came from across the country to see the machinery in action and hear from...
25 Aug 2020
Shropshire’s most important tourist attraction has been given a massive vote of support by visitors since reopening following the coronavirus lockdown. More than 20,000 people have already flocked to the Ironbridge Gorge museums since they partially reopened at the start of July – and feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Now the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, which runs the museums, is...
10 Aug 2020
Street urchins, chimney sweeps and all manner of Victorian folk took to the streets of Shropshire’s leading tourist attraction as it turned back the clock with a special Dress Like a Victorian day. The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust asked visitors to its world-famous Blists Hill Victorian Town to dress in Victorian-themed costume for the special event on Saturday (Aug 8). The trust – a registered...
06 Aug 2020
A huge public thank you to the region’s NHS, care and emergency workers by the Ironbridge Gorge Museums has been hailed a resounding success. The museum gave away 3,000 tickets over eight days at the end of last month to thank NHS staff, care workers and those with the emergency services for their dedication to duty during the coronavirus lockdown. The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust says workers...
29 Jul 2020
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has announced the line-up for its free virtual festival that is taking place next month after the event was postponed due to coronavirus. Folk, world and Americana stars have recorded exclusive performances for Virtually Shrewsbury Folk Festival that will be hosted at www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk on August 29 and 30. Playing in four concerts across the two days will...
22 Jul 2020
PAMELA HOWELL, OF BLUEBIRD CARE SHROPSHIRE, SCOOPED UP THE “UNSUNG HERO” AWARD IN THE SHROPSHIRE CHAMBER CHAMPION AWARDS ON FRIDAY Local care assistant, Pamela Howell, (affectionately called “Pam”) of Bluebird Care Shropshire, based in Shrewsbury, Oswestry and Church Stretton, has scooped up an award for her valiant work with a Bluebird Care customer. During the online awards ceremony, live...
22 Jul 2020
An independently run holiday hostel in Shropshire has opened its doors to tourists searching for a great British holiday this summer.  The Preston Montford field study centre is welcoming families, groups and individuals to its site located on the outskirts of Shrewsbury.  Operated by UK outdoor education charity, the Field Studies Council, the hostel is better known across the region for hosting...
Orbit 63 seat cinema in the heart of Wellington.
20 Jul 2020
Exciting times ahead as Orbit cinema to reopen on 31st July We know how much you've been missing the cinema which is why we are excited to announce our cinema will be reopening on Friday 31st July. Ray Hughes, Board Director, said "We are excited to be bringing the big screen experience back to Wellington once again. We have been busy over the past few months preparing the building to ensure it...
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