Shropshire

21 Aug 2019
Market Drayton Winter Fair is our very popular annual festive event, showcasing a fabulous range of gifts, home wear, crafts, food and more. We will have over 40 stalls on offer for you to peruse. A fantastic award winning coffee shop for you to enjoy too. Entry is free and we will be open from 10am until 4pm. We hope you can join us again.
Caption: Students from Ellesmere College celebrating their A'level results.
15 Aug 2019
Students and staff at Ellesmere College are celebrating “outstanding” A-Level results with an overall pass rate of 96%.  The results featured some highly impressive individual performances and more than 50% of all grades awarded were in the top A* A B grades, the threshold required for many Russell Group University places. In particular, Alistair O’Brien, from Llangollen, swept the board with...
14 Aug 2019
A Shropshire care company is helping to get its residents mobile after using a generous £15,000 donation to purchase a new minibus. Coverage Care Services, which is the leading independent provider of 14 care homes across the county, invested in the wheelchair-friendly minibus for Montgomery House in Shrewsbury following a request from residents and a donation from Telford firm Fodens Solicitors...
13 Aug 2019
A Telford shipping firm is the driving force behind a pioneering UK company which specialises in luxury trike conversions. Global Freight Services has added Donnington Wood based AA Trikes to its growing portfolio of clients and is playing a significant role in the company’s ongoing success. Run by entrepreneur Dave Partridge, the business specialises in converting solo motorbikes into trikes...
The Plough Inn, Wistanstow
08 Aug 2019
On Saturday, 24th August the Wood Brewery are throwing open their doors for ‘Wood’s Fest – Bash at the Brewery’ in Wistanstow, near Church Stretton. The outdoor event promises eight hours of live music from talented local artists, including Black Bear Kiss, The Breakfast Club 80’s & 90’s tribute band, Hot Rox, Andrew Pearce, X Factor’s Georgia Burgess and Amy Goodall as Ariana Grande. Toby...
01 Aug 2019
Teenage cycling sensation Toby Barnes claimed the best result of his road career with an overall second place in the prestigious Tour of Sussex while ‘guesting’ for the Shropshire-based Holohan Coaching Race Team. Barnes, 18, an extremely talented cyclo-cross rider, was part of a strong four-man Holohan team, joining Chris Pook, Matthew Davies and Danny Smith in the five-stage event while ‘on...
The Movement Centre
30 Jul 2019
A Shropshire based charity is seeking support to help boost its funds. The Movement Centre, based at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry, provides a specialist therapy to help children with movement disabilities to gain independence. The charity, which has been operating for 23 years, has been able to apply for funding to the NHS for children who attend the centre. While funding...
22 Jul 2019
Businesses across Shropshire have been challenged to claim every last penny of a £10million funding pot designed to help drive growth and create jobs.   Marches Growth Hub chairman Paul Hinkins told a special summit the funding would fire up the economy and create one of the best places to live in the country.   His comments came as he officially launched the Marches Growth Hub’s £10million...
Shropshire Festivals team holding Beth Heath in foam party
18 Jul 2019
A successful Shropshire events company have received a flurry of award news in the last few weeks. Shropshire Festivals, based near Ironbridge, have been shortlisted for the Midlands Best Rural Tourism Business category of the Rural Business Awards 2019/20 and nominated for the LUX Life Global Hospitality Awards 2019. Shropshire Festivals was founded by Beth Heath, who used her experience as...
17 Jul 2019
Organisers of a Shropshire based ukulele festival have announced that the event is now sold out. Headlined by Phil Doleman, Shrewkfest will take place at Eastridge Farm, Habberley near Shrewsbury, from 26 to 28 July and feature ukulele jams, workshops, open mic sessions, live performances, free parking, all-weekend camping, as well as food, drink and stalls. Co-organiser Dave Cowton said: “The...
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