Shropshire

Shrewsbury School A level students are celebrating excellent results
15 Aug 2019
Shrewsbury School is celebrating another enormously successful set of results. This year’s Upper Sixth cohort are now poised to take up a raft of prestigious university places following an examination session that saw nearly three-quarters of all papers graded at A* - B level. Nine pupils achieved a clean sweep of A* or equivalent grades across their disciplines and a total of 37 pupils obtained...
14 Aug 2019
Photographers both amateur and professional have another chance to win modest fame and recognition at Loton Park Hill Climb, near Shrewsbury on the weekend of 24th & 25th August. Motorsport speed event organisers Hagley Car Club are hosting a photographic competition to find the best picture taken at the venue this year, with voucher prizes for the top three entries to be presented at the...
14 Aug 2019
A Shropshire care company is helping to get its residents mobile after using a generous £15,000 donation to purchase a new minibus. Coverage Care Services, which is the leading independent provider of 14 care homes across the county, invested in the wheelchair-friendly minibus for Montgomery House in Shrewsbury following a request from residents and a donation from Telford firm Fodens Solicitors...
25 Jul 2019
A team of pension specialists has so far raised over £5,000 in support of five local charities. Staff from Pensionlite based in Stafford Court, Telford, along with volunteers are taking on a different challenge each month throughout 2019. Their 12 months of charity campaign is raising money for Lingen Davies, Hope House, Compton Care, Severn Hospice and Jayne Sargent Foundation. Events have...
19 Jul 2019
Wace Morgan Solicitors held a sale of both home-made and donated cakes in the foyer of its St Mary’s Street offices in aid of armed forces charity Combat Stress, as part of the firm’s regular involvement working with military law. Combat Stress is a UK charity supporting the mental health of military veterans and local outreach support co-ordinator Sarah Kerr, said: “We are very grateful to Wace...
Ashley Chesters
17 Jul 2019
Hawkstone Park Golf Club is inviting budding golfers to join European Tour Pro Ashley Chesters for the tournament of the summer. The Hawkstone Park Junior Open is being held at their exquisite golf club on Wednesday 24th July. The club has been inundated with juniors booking in for their biggest golfing event of the year, where young hopefuls play 18 holes on the Championship Couse in an...
the river severn in Shrewsbury
19 Jun 2019
A firm of pension specialists is continuing their yearlong fundraising drive with a charity row downstream on the River Severn. Staff from Pensionlite, based in Stafford Court, Telford, are going to be rowing 12 miles from Montford Bridge to Shrewsbury in support of five local charities. The route which is popular with tourists as well as locals takes in the stunning Shropshire countryside....
Hawkstone Follies
19 Jun 2019
Event organisers have been forced to cancel two out of three events scheduled to take place over the Follies Festival weekend at Hawkstone Park Follies. There was due to be a comedy night and west end musicals night on the 5th and 6th July, but due to the extreme weather conditions, the main stage cannot be constructed at the Follies grounds. Parts of the county have had the equivalent of almost...
1792 Bar & Grill
17 Jun 2019
The Sunday Roast has been a much-loved British tradition for hundreds of years. A surge in meat consumption was inspired by William Kitchiner, who in 1871 proclaimed we should all eat 3kg of meat every week, along with a daily pint of beer! Sunday became the day of the roast at the end of the 19th Century. Less well-off families who didn’t have big fireplaces would drop off meat to the local...
Image icon 1st Lilleshall & Muxton Scout Group celebrating their 40th year
06 Jun 2019
A Scout group from Shropshire is set to undertake a gruelling 40 mile walk to commemorate their 40th year. 1st Lilleshall & Muxton Scout Group have adapted the popular Telford 50 walking route for their own event on June 15. Scout Leader, Pat Sumnall who has been involved since its inception said: “We wanted to do something challenging and fun to celebrate our 40th year in the spirit of...
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