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...
09 Aug 2016
     Sightings of Subarus out in here in the sticks are pretty regular. The farming fraternity, the horsey types, and the catch it, kill it and (not necessarily always) eat it brigade seem to love them, drawn in perhaps by the Japanese manufacturer’s enviable reputation for reliability, near legendary ruggedness, and of course the all-important four wheel-drive. An aged Subaru Legacy, Forester,...
22 Aug 2012
The annual Minsterley Show is a highlight of the summer in Shropshire and one of the best country shows to be found anywhere. This year was no exception, with the usual wide variety of things to see and do, from tractor parades and sheepdogs herding ducks to huge pedigree bulls and tiny Shetland ponies.   Photographs by Richard Hammerton
Young volunteer opportunities Shropshire
30 Jul 2012
  Youthful Landscapes is an innovative 17 month project which will engage and assist young people from Shrewsbury, Shropshire and Telford to explore and connect with the unique landscape heritage of the local area, over many historical time periods. Young people in Years 9-11 from four local schools will receive a bespoke programme of workshops, visits and experiences. Each of the groups will be...
Walking in Shrewsbury for health in countryside
25 Jun 2012
Joining a health walk is a great way to stay active, meet new people from the local area and explore new walks in your surroundings. As the county town of Shropshire, Shrewsbury benefits from immediate access to glorious countryside within a few minutes - and as such, provides the perfect location for participation in the new health walks initiative, which is now in force across the country...
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