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20 May 2020
With schools closed for the foreseeable future, Wales Rally GB is launching an innovative competition to entertain, incite and, potentially, reward pre-University students currently learning from home. In partnership with Toyota GB, the UK’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship has introduced a special ‘Design a Rally Car Livery’ initiative open to all those enrolled at UK schools and...
Poppy the Pumpkin and friends
24 Oct 2018
Creative spirits will be at work among the independent traders on Shrewsbury’s Wyle Cop for a Halloween inspired window display competition. The businesses will let their imaginations run wild by carving pumpkins in traditional or contemporary styles and by using spooky seasonal props to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve on 31st October. Stars from this year’s Theatre Severn pantomime, Shropshire’s...
Christina Westwood, of Ellesmere College, made the final of an international competition
05 Jul 2018
The Head of Modern Languages at a leading Shropshire college has been shortlisted for the final of a prestigious international essay writing competition. Christina Westwood, of Ellesmere College, is one of just five finalists in the Asia Literary Review competition, open to candidates of any nationality and from any country. The competition concentrates on a selection of three short stories by...
03 Nov 2017
Young people in Shropshire have just a month to get their thinking caps on and come up with a big idea to win exciting prizes from a hot air balloon ride to a Night with Dinosaurs experience in London’s Natural History Museum. The Charles Darwin-inspired competition from Morris & Company and University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) wants the county’s young minds to come up with one great idea to...
(L-R) Professor Anna Sutton, Provost Of University Centre Shrewsbury and Robin Morris, Chairman of Morris & Company
04 Oct 2017
Morris & Company and University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) have joined together to find Shropshire’s greatest Young Thinkers of 2018 in a creative competition launched this month to discover ‘ONE Great Idea to Change the World’. With one of the world’s greatest minds, Charles Darwin, growing up and forming his brilliant thinking right here, it is only fitting that young Shropshire talent comes...
13 Jul 2017
Students at a Shropshire college walk away with top prizes in global competition. Four students studying Creative Media at Shrewsbury College entered ‘A Sense of Hope’, an international competition looking for the most talented in creative media animation, with two students scooping the top places.  ‘A Sense of…’ is a global film and animation competition for people up to the age of 25 years old...
12 Apr 2017
A host of free activities are lined up to entertain families at Telford Shopping Centre this Easter. Across the Bank Holiday weekend, the Centre is hosting a series of craft workshops aimed at keeping younger visitors happy. There will also be competitions offering two winners the chance to enjoy a family meal in the new Southern Quarter restaurants opening this month. Katie Broome, marketing...
28 Feb 2017
A Fashion student from Shrewsbury College has won a place in the finals at a national design competition and is heading to the NEC in Birmingham. Amber Godsall, 17, from Powys - has won a place in the final of the Schools Fashion Design Competition and her design will be judged at the Fashion & Embroidery Show at the NEC in Birmingham later this year. Amber’s fellow students Niamh Williams,...
11 Nov 2016
Shropshire house builders Galliers Homes have scored a bullseye with their sponsorship of a charity darts competition. Galliers has donated £500 to the event, being organised by the Severn Darts Organisation on November 20 in aid of Hope House Hospice. The Shrewsbury-based firm, which builds housing developments across the county, is also entering a team in the competition, to be held at...
28 Oct 2016
Shrewsbury will be joining in with celebrations to mark international fountain pen day next week. High Street shop Write Here, which is now one of the country’s leading pen retailers, is holding an open day on November 4 as part of the worldwide event. “Thousands of people across the globe will celebrate their love of fountain pens on November 4 so we thought Shrewsbury should be able to take...
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