Shropshire

16 Sep 2021
Shropshire’s premier motor sport venue, Loton Park Hill Climb, stages the final meeting of the season for the British and Midland Championships at Alberbury, near Shrewsbury, next weekend (25/26tSept), hosted by Hagley & District Light Car Club. Reining British champion Wallace Menzies has already secured the title for this season following several record breaking runs over the year and the...
15 Sep 2021
Thousands of schoolchildren are to benefit from learning outdoors this autumn as Shropshire-based environmental education charity the Field Studies Council bounces back from the pandemic.  The charity, which has its headquarters located at Montford Bridge near Shrewsbury as well as a network of residential centres across the UK, will open its doors to the first school visitors in England and...
14 Sep 2021
Dogs Trust Shrewsbury is calling on local dog lovers to take part in the biggest ever nationwide survey to help dogs and owners of the future.  The National Dog Survey, launched by Dogs Trust, will help the charity better-understand the UK’s 12.5 million-strong pooch population and the part dogs play in their owners’ lives, shaping the support the charity offers to canine companions and their...
19 Aug 2021
A Shropshire pub has reopened after undergoing a major refurbishment to make the most of its “stunning location” on the banks of the River Severn. The Riverside Inn, in Cound, near Shrewsbury, opened on Monday, August 16, with a local community stalwart given the honour of cutting the ribbon. David Rawlings, who has been involved with Cound Tennis Club for 45 years, was nominated in a competition...
14 Jul 2021
A top-ranked Shropshire agricultural and rural services legal team has been further strengthened with one of its experienced members qualifying as a solicitor. Megan Price joined FBC Manby Bowdler in 2017 as a paralegal in the wills, probate & lifetime planning department. In 2018, she began a training contract with the firm and moved to be part of the specialist agricultural & rural...
13 Jul 2021
Last Sunday, 11th July, saw 30 of the top German Wirehaired Pointers from across the UK, descend upon the British Ironwork Centre for their breed only open show for the title of Best in Show.  Judge, Tom Mather, Chairman of Crufts, assessed each dog based on their closeness to the breed standard, a list of requirements for movement, appearance, and temperament. Having already judged at three...
01 Jul 2021
On Sunday 11th July, the top winning German Wirehaired Pointers will be attending the British Ironwork Centre to compete in their breed only open show for the title of Best in Show. This Kennel Club licensed event will be the first time, the dogs and their owners, have come together since the pandemic in 2020 and will be the first dog show ever held at the Centre.  Judge Mr Tom Mather, Crufts...
24 Jun 2021
A showpiece Shropshire conference investigating the way technology can help tackle the climate change crisis has been hailed a huge success. Shropshire Council’s two-day Tech Severn 21 event attracted experts from across the country - and a global audience – as it shone a light on the ways innovation can help protect the environment. The virtual conference ran across June 16 and 17 and featured...
17 Jun 2021
A Shrophire vineyard has created history after winning a second gold medal for a red wine at the world’s most prestigious wine competition. The Hencote vineyard struck gold with its Mark I 2018 wine at the International Wine Challenge (IWC) – widely regarded as the Olympics of the industry. The award means the vineyard is the first in the UK to have won gold for two different still red wines,...
A turf cutting ceremony has marked the start of building work on the UK’s first dedicated orthopaedic centre for Armed Forces veterans.
15 Jun 2021
A turf cutting ceremony has marked the start of building work on the UK’s first dedicated orthopaedic centre for Armed Forces veterans. The pioneering facility at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RJAH) in Gobowen will be built by Pave Aways Building Contractors, which is based just eight miles from the world-renowned Shropshire hospital. The £6m two-...
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