Shropshire

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...
06 Jun 2019
Budding landscape photographers across Shropshire are being encouraged to capture photos of the county’s stunning countryside in a competition being launched this week to mark the 70th anniversary of the Shropshire branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE). Running with the theme “My Shropshire”, the charity is asking photographers to enter images of the county’s beautiful and...
03 Jun 2019
  Busy weekend ahead at Loton Park … Llangollen driver Robert Kenrick holds a convincing lead in his GWR Raptor racing car as the Midland Hill Climb Championship comes to Loton Park Hill Climb near Shrewsbury this coming weekend (8/9 June), with Bridgnorth driver Tony Adams in a Lotus Elise currently in second place, followed by Ash Mason from Cheshire, in a Westfield sports car. The Midland...
Robin Morris and Alan Hughes outside Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
22 May 2019
Loyal employee Alan Hughes had more than memories stirred at a preview of the Morris & Company 150th anniversary exhibition at Shrewsbury’s Museum and Art Gallery today. For Chairman Robin Morris presented him with a surprise award to celebrate 30 years with the fifth-generation family business. Group Financial Controller Alan said: “I thought I was there to see how the exhibition was shaping...
09 May 2019
The architect behind a scheme to breathe new life into a landmark Shrewsbury building has welcomed the decision to give the scheme the go-ahead following a lengthy planning process. Gallery Design and Developments has been given approval to convert The Stew in Frankwell into a mixed-use development that will include a ground floor spa, coffee shop, office space and garages, with seven residential...
Four year old Reuben Hale and two year old Josie Shaw with Lucy Shaw at ABC Day Nursery in Telford
05 May 2019
An experienced childcare practitioner is celebrating promotion at a Telford nursery after scooping a managerial role for the childcare group. Lucy Shaw, who started working as a nursery nurse 17 years ago, has been given the role of area manager at ABC Day Nursery.  The outstanding Telford nursery chain has branches in Hollinswood, Hoo at Preston upon the Weald Moors, Hadley and Lightmoor, and...
pension specialists with their bikes
29 Apr 2019
A team of pension specialists is putting the pedal to metal as they attempt to ride across Britain in support of five local charities. The amateur cyclists from Pensionlite, in Stafford Court, will be riding over 100 miles from Whitehaven to Newcastle during the first May bank holiday. The challenge, which is part of the company’s 12 months of charity campaign, sees staff and volunteers raising...
17 Apr 2019
Event:            Eyton Races - South Shropshire Point-to-Point  Date:              Monday 22nd April 2019 Time:             Gates open 11am.  First race 1.00pm, last race 4.05pm (Hunt Scurry 4.40 pm) Location:        Eyton-on-Severn, Wroxeter, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 6PW.  What better way to spend Easter Monday than with a day at the races, as the South Shropshire Point-to-Point takes place...
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