Shropshire

Energy Meter on home table
05 Aug 2022
The success of a pioneering project aimed at reducing carbon emissions and tackling fuel poverty should pave the way for similar projects across the region, the chief executive of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership said today. Rachel Laver says she is delighted that the Marches LEP-funded scheme – to install green energy systems into 68 existing homes and a further 11 new builds – has been...
28 Jul 2022
The Shropshire Love Nature Festival was launched this weekend at the start of a month long series of events turning the spotlight on local solutions to the nature and climate crises across the county. The four weeks of events kicked off on Saturday with up to 20 different organisations taking part to help Shropshire people connect to nature in the county and discover ways to make changes in their...
Stephen Taylor from Aaron and Partners (L) presents the trophy to Quatt CC captain Craig Jones
22 Jul 2022
Four of Shropshire's top County Cricket League sides battled it out on Sunday to be crowned champions of the Aarons Premier 100 Cup, with Quatt CC eventually sealing victory in a thrilling finale.   The competition, which is sponsored by Shrewsbury-based legal specialists Aaron & Partners LLP, took place at Whitchurch Cricket Club and saw Sentinel, Quatt, Ludlow and Whitchurch compete for the...
Salop Leisure’s Paul Simpson with models from the Joa Camp motorhome range.
08 Jul 2022
Multi-award winning Shrewsbury leisure business Salop Leisure has added to the range of motorhomes that it sells by becoming a regional agent for upcoming French brand Joa Camp. The attractively priced range of Joa Camp motorhomes start from £46,500 and offers an opportunity for first time buyers to invest in a new model to enjoy their holidays and short breaks. Salop Leisure is holding an open...
05 Jul 2022
Ferrari line-up for Loton Park Hill Climb Spectators will be seeing Red - well mostly Red - when the Pirelli Ferrari Hill Climb Championship descends on Loton Park, near Shrewsbury this weekend (9/10thJuly). Nearly 20 models of the iconic marque are entered into the two days of action, ranging from a classic 328 GTB to the latest F488 and Pista models. Organised by Hagley Car, the event welcomes...
Oswestry driver Tim Higgins in action with his Westfield sports car.
06 May 2022
Drivers in the very closely-contested Midland Hill Climb Championship head to Loton Park Speed Hill Climb, near Shrewsbury next weekend (MAY 14/15th) for two days of motorsport action racing against the clock along the tight and demanding parkland track. Telford driver Johnathen Varley in his 2-Litre GWR Predator racing car is one of the leading drivers after the first two rounds of the...
Natural History GCSE in practice with girl holding insect in viewing pot with Field Studies Council
21 Apr 2022
Shropshire outdoor education charity the Field Studies Council has hailed the introduction of a new natural history GCSE as a ‘major win’ for young people and the environment but warns that learners of all ages must be given the chance to explore the natural world first hand.  Environmental education specialists at the charity have been heavily involved in the long-running campaign to bring about...
Field Studies Council Young Darwin participants
19 Apr 2022
One of the UK’s most notable environmental scholarship programmes run by Shropshire charity the Field Studies Council is taking applications for its 2022 scheme and individuals from across the county are invited to apply.  Now in its 10th year, the Young Darwin Scholarship, is open for applications from people aged between 16 and 25 who want to develop their environmental skills and further their...
12 Apr 2022
Classic Minis from the 1960’s will be screaming up the track at Loton Park Hill Climb over the Easter weekend as competitors in the DEWS Downton Mini Championship visit the premier county motorsport venue at Alberbury, near Shrewsbury. The two separate one-day events have also attracted entries from several top ten UK drivers including six-times British champion Scott Moran of Ludlow and reigning...
07 Apr 2022
One of the UK’s most notable environmental scholarship programmes for young people is taking applications for its 2022 scheme and individuals from across Shropshire are invited to apply.  Now in its 10th year, the Young Darwin Scholarship, is open for applications from people aged between 16 and 25 who want to develop their environmental skills and further their understanding of the natural world...
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