Shropshire

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...
25 Mar 2022
National Rail is premiering exclusive 4k footage of Shropshire’s most scenic railways as part of its new ‘Great British Journeys’ YouTube series. The series is free for all to access and is inspired by Netflix’s ‘fireplace’ and other relaxing videos while inspiring people to get back out and explore the nation by train. The unique footage offers a stunning, high-definition drivers’ eye view of...
David Doonan
28 Feb 2022
A Shropshire ex-RAF officer has launched a new business to help bereaved families cope with sorting out the affairs of their loved ones after a relative was left without income when her husband died. David Doonan, 60, of Shrewsbury, has set up the Family Favour business. He helps families across Shropshire and individuals gather all the vital and detailed information that their next-of-kin might...
07 Feb 2022
Coverage Care Services is on the lookout for its next generation of young carers. We are a not-for-profit organisation operating 12 care homes across Shropshire and we’re currently looking to recruit six new apprentices to join our team of professionals. Those successfully completing the 12-month long apprenticeship will be guaranteed a job and further career development and will also be rewarded...
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...
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