Shropshire

12 Aug 2021
Shropshire-based organisations have the chance to learn more about mental health awareness in the workplace during virtual training. Sally Bromley from Paycare Wellbeing – a not-for-profit organisation which specialises in employee mental health – will share her insight about signs and symptoms of a range of conditions, practising non-judgemental listening, and potential risk factors. Hosted by...
13 Jul 2021
Future counsellors were able to learn more about a hidden form of domestic abuse thanks to a Shropshire-based expert. Michelle John, Founding Director of PEGS, gave a talk about Child to Parent Abuse (CPA) to The Foundation Degree in Counselling Theory and Practice students at Shrewsbury Colleges Group. Michelle set up PEGS to help support parents, carers and guardians experiencing CPA – as well...
30 Jun 2021
Inspired by the fantastic and carefully designed workshops delivered into classrooms by 9 leading children’s authors earlier in the year, over a thousand books have been written by Shropshire primary school pupils for this year’s Creative Writing Competition to bring Shrewsbury Bookfest’s Schools’ Week 2021 project to a triumphant close. Year 5 teacher at St Winefride’s Convent School said of the...
25 May 2021
A Shropshire motorsport team is celebrating getting back on the track after achieving two wins and a lap record in the 2021 F1000 Championship series. Lee Morgan, part of Perpetuum Motorsport, took two wins, setting a new lap record and taking home the Driver of the Meeting award. The first win was a lights to flag victory from pole position, while his second win was from the top 8 reversed grid...
Salop Leisure’s chairman Tony Bywater welcomes Shrewsbury’s Mayor Councillor Julian Dean on Monday to celebrate English Tourism Week.
24 May 2021
Shrewsbury’s Mayor Councillor Julian Dean marked English Tourism Week - May 22-31- by visiting successful leisure company Salop Leisure today (Monday). Cllr Dean was given a guided tour by chairman Tony Bywater of Salop Leisure’s award-winning caravan and motorhome dealership in Shrewsbury as well as the company’s multi-million-pound Love2Stay resort, where he met general manager Chris Skitt. The...
Transformation of Ludlow Assembly Rooms complete
12 May 2021
The £3.5m refurbishment of south Shropshire’s premier arts venue, the Ludlow Assembly Rooms, has been completed by Pave Aways Building Contractors. The scheme, delivered on behalf of Shropshire Council, has included re-instating the original Castle Square entrance, redesigning the auditorium, creating a new box office, improvements to accessibility, a visitor information centre and café bar,...
16 Mar 2021
Entrepreneurial pupils from a Shropshire school have reached the final of a national competition by highlighting a little-known form of abuse. The Sixth Form team from Thomas Adams School took part in Drapers’ Den – a Dragons’ Den style business competition run by The Drapers’ Company. The team was matched with a mentor from the company and another from the Guild of Entrepreneurs and tasked with...
Adcote School for Girls, near Shrewsbury, wins Senior School of the Year Award 2020
10 Mar 2021
Adcote School, near Shrewsbury, has been named ‘Senior School of the Year 2020’ in prestigious national awards after undergoing a “remarkable journey” of transformation. Senior School of the Year is one of the top accolades handed out at the Independent Schools Association (ISA) annual awards which this year were announced in a virtual ceremony.  It is also the “icing on the cake” for the non-...
Ian Williams, Director of Sport at Ellesmere College, is delighted that the schol has been ranked 17th in the country for sport
04 Feb 2021
Shropshire’s Ellesmere College is celebrating being named the 17th best school for sport in the whole of the UK.  The prestigious honour was revealed in the latest annual ranking of the top 200 sporting schools across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland by School Sport Magazine. The scale of the achievement in this latest table, covering 2020, is huge with the nearest geographical...
Julian Kirkahm from SWG Construction explains the company's committment to meet new eco laws
03 Dec 2020
A Shropshire company is leading the way to ensure buildings across the UK meet tight new regulations on energy before a new law comes into force. SWG Group, based in Shrewsbury, has launched a huge programme to help scale up infrastructure and refit buildings in pursuit of net zero emissions by 2050. Julian Kirkham, Director at SWG, said they are ready to rise to the challenge through their...
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