Shropshire

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...
17 Nov 2021
A leading Shropshire financial services company has arranged £50million of mortgages in just one year, its latest figures show. Q Mortgage and Protection – part of Q Financial Services – says it helped secure at least one mortgage every day of the year over the last 12 months as the property market across Shropshire and the West Midlands continued to grow. Simon Farenden, senior mortgage and...
17 Nov 2021
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has premiered its official showreel from this year’s event ahead of releasing its 2022 tickets. Daily life from family fun to workshops, dance and live music was captured by Shrewsbury filmmakers Painted Life Productions at the four-day August Bank Holiday festival and has been launched as organisers gear up to share their plans for next year and put 2022 tickets on sale...
10 Nov 2021
The Marches is the national leader in an innovative way of producing sustainable electricity from animal and food waste, new figures show. Shropshire is the top-ranked local authority in the UK for generating power through Anaerobic Digestion (AD), with Herefordshire only just behind. Newly-released Government figures show there are currently more than 60 sites across Herefordshire, Shropshire...
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