Shropshire

26 Nov 2021
A West Midlands renewable energy and battery company is demonstrating its own commitment to helping the environment with a £20,000 investment in solar panels, which will generate green energy for its Telford production site. The installation of 80 photovoltaic solar panels at AceOn’s facility in the town is set to generate more than 25,000 kWh of electricity every year, saving approximately 14.6...
25 Nov 2021
Top-rated TV show The Real Housewives of Cheshire brought a touch of celebrity sparkle to Shropshire – after filming at an award-winning county vineyard. Stars of the reality show enjoyed a day out at the Hencote estate in Shrewsbury as they filmed scenes for the latest episode of the programme, broadcast on ITVBe on November 22. Stars Lauren Simon, Nicole Sealey and Debbie Davies visited Hencote...
17 Nov 2021
A leading Shropshire financial services company has arranged £50million of mortgages in just one year, its latest figures show. Q Mortgage and Protection – part of Q Financial Services – says it helped secure at least one mortgage every day of the year over the last 12 months as the property market across Shropshire and the West Midlands continued to grow. Simon Farenden, senior mortgage and...
17 Nov 2021
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has premiered its official showreel from this year’s event ahead of releasing its 2022 tickets. Daily life from family fun to workshops, dance and live music was captured by Shrewsbury filmmakers Painted Life Productions at the four-day August Bank Holiday festival and has been launched as organisers gear up to share their plans for next year and put 2022 tickets on sale...
10 Nov 2021
The Marches is the national leader in an innovative way of producing sustainable electricity from animal and food waste, new figures show. Shropshire is the top-ranked local authority in the UK for generating power through Anaerobic Digestion (AD), with Herefordshire only just behind. Newly-released Government figures show there are currently more than 60 sites across Herefordshire, Shropshire...
29 Oct 2021
Young people from across Shropshire will be able to tap into a virtual debate next week to discuss the big issues raised by world leaders at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.  The COP26 Youth Debate on November 3 is expected to attract a wide audience of young environmentalists, who will be given the opportunity to share their own ideas and thoughts on how the UK and world nations are...
14 Oct 2021
Shrewsbury-based Morris Care has triumphed at the national Leader in Care Awards 2021, which were held at the National Conference Centre Birmingham last night (Wednesday 13th October). The team won Business Initiative of the Year, with judges recognising its creative approach to supporting residents and staff and commitment to quality care. Morris Care’s Time is Precious digital transformation...
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...
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