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23 Nov 2019
Join our Walking Festival for a great choice of walks, ranging from leisurely strolls to challenging hikes, all in small groups with experienced leaders amid the fabulous unspoiled countryside of the Shropshire Hills. Meet new people, enjoy evening events and savour the unique Bishop's Castle experience. www.bishopscastlewalkingfestival.co.uk
Shrewsbury's medieval cellar
15 Aug 2019
If you’re wondering why the pavement is fenced off at the top of St John’s Hill, here’s the reason…. There’s a cellar underneath it with a fascinating local historic value! The cellar origins In the 14th century the Town Wall had an inner lane running along side it towards the top of St John’s Hill; it was appropriately called Wall Lane. The cellar is constructed, I assume, using the remains of...
12 Jun 2019
Following a highly successful debut show this spring, designer-makers from the Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft are bringing their ‘Showing Off’ craft event back to Shrewsbury next month and to a bigger venue in St Mary’s Church. This time, Showing Off will be held on July 20 and 21 in the main body of the church, giving more space for the 11 artists to display their exciting creations for...
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...
Bath Tub Bike
23 Sep 2018
Have you ever been told to take a bath?? Well 54 year old father of 4, from Warwick, Stuart Kettell (aka @themadfool) may have taken that a bit literally as he attemts to take his bath over 1000 miles from John O'groats to Land's End! On Sunday 16th September,  Stuart set off on his gruelling challenge to cycle his bath tub - bike along the famous JOG LE run. Why you may ask yourself- well Stuart...
22 May 2018
Unknown to many outside of Shropshire, our countryside boasts qualities and beauty that creates a paradise for cyclists. Typically locations like Yorkshire and the Cotswolds are areas that amass fame in cycling, so areas around Shrewsbury remain a close guarded secret. Here are four reasons as to why Shropshire is a county to recognise for two wheeled lovers. Countryside and terrain Leading out...
10 May 2018
Food is always at the top of every visitor's mind here at the Ironworks.  As they arrive, the first building they visit, our showroom and cafe, filled to the brim with the scent of home cooking, who can resist. Once they have worked out where the enticing smell is coming from, they take a seat and peruse or menu, including the daily chef specials. It's essential for us that this offering is the...
02 Jan 2018
You don’t have to jump onto a plane to experience beautiful sights and sounds, as the UK is full to the brim with stunning locations just waiting to be experienced. So, if you are looking for a little travel inspiration for your next adventure, check out the five UK beauty spots you must visit at least once in your life. Lake Windermere, England Lake Windemere is based in Cumbria’s Lake District...
Bright Owls languages provider in Shrewsbury
14 Dec 2017
Leading language service provider Bright Owls, of Shrewsbury town centre, are celebrating this month following their nomination for the Businesses for Children Awards 2018. Now they have been shortlisted for the category of 'BCA Educational Business for Young People 2018'   Businesses for Children Awards exist to help reward businesses in Shropshire that educate, support or provide engaging...
07 Nov 2017
One of Shropshire’s leading web and IT companies has recently revealed its new logos and branding, to support its growth to becoming one of the region’s best technological companies. The new branding follows a previous office move within Shrewsbury, which has allowed Information Solutions and its sister company, The Web Orchard, to hire additional staff to support their commitment to providing...
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