Shropshire

Shropshire farmer Peter R Peake becomes a children's author.
28 Nov 2022
A former Shropshire farmer has turned his farming tales and adventures into a series of richly illustrated children’s books that are designed to be fun, easy to read and help youngsters develop a love of reading. Peter Russell Peake has already received fan mail from young readers and is currently in discussions with a major Shropshire tourist attraction about producing a children’s book for the...
Santa at Park Hall Countryside Experience
15 Nov 2022
Park Hall Countryside Experience in Oswestry has lined up an exciting new offering for December that mixes pantomime fun and adorable animals with all the Christmas trimmings! The farm attraction team are expecting to delight family audiences with ‘Elf Academy’ – a live pantomime style show with lots of audience interaction. The performers will encourage youngsters to dance and sing along as they...
04 Oct 2022
A team of talented triplets are hoping that their unique style of collaborative art will lead to them setting up their own full-time business. Sarah, Rebekah and Rachel White, aged 22, who live together in Shrewsbury, are already selling their Art By Three artwork across the world but they dream of working together in their own artwork business. The sisters moved to Shropshire 18 months ago from...
04 Oct 2022
Oteley Estate, a farm which overlooks Ellesmere’s Mere, has another open garden and market day on Saturday, October 8th. The market is free to attend and for a small fee, visitors can also explore the 10-acre secret gardens that surround the mere. The private gardens include a woodland, boathouse, walled garden, tower, and a Swiss cottage. New for this event, Oteley will have two free talks...
20 Sep 2022
British title down to the wire at Loton Park … The British Hill Climb Championship title will come down to the wire at Loton Park, in Shropshire, this weekend (24/25 Sept) for the final event of the season. Reigning champion Wallace Menzies, from Scotland, in a Gould GR59, has a very slender lead over local driver Alex Summers, from Tenbury Wells, driving a DJ Firestorm, but both have broken...
11 Aug 2022
Avid Disabled Adventurer takes on his biggest challenge yet - to complete multiple marathons across the world.   Disabled Adventurer and Motivational Speaker, Darren Edwards, is set to redefine the limitations of disability by becoming the first ever wheelchair user to attempt the 777 World Marathon Challenge   – a feat which sees participants complete seven marathons in seven days across seven...
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...
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