Shropshire

03 Dec 2018
A memorial to commemorate Territorial Army soldiers from Shrewsbury who gave their lives in World War One has been unveiled by staff and residents at a care home. The wooden cross and plaque, which will serve as a permanent reminder of the TA soldiers who died fighting in the Great War, was revealed at Montgomery House – the former site of the town’s TA Centre – on November 30 during a special...
Charles Green, CPRE Shropshire
29 Nov 2018
With Shropshire Council due to open its next round of consultation on the county’s housing need today (November 29 2018), one local campaigning group is using it as a platform to call for greater democracy. The Shropshire branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has long questioned the validity of figures used by Shropshire Council to justify its call for increasingly high numbers...
20 Nov 2018
Enginuity and the Museum of Iron will open their doors free of charge to National Lottery players next month - as part of a campaign to say thank you to all those that help raise thousands for good causes every year. The museums will be free to enter on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December, 2018, to National Lottery players as part of the #ThanksToYou campaign which runs nationally up to December 9,...
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09 Nov 2018
Take a step back in time and a giant stride into the future to learn more about Shrewsbury’s Quarry on Sunday 18 November 2018 as part of a UK-wide festival of humanities. Co-organised by Dr Liz Oakley-Brown (Senior Lecturer in English Literature) and Dr Anna Mackenzie (Deputy Head of Events) of Lancaster University, with independent Shrewsbury researcher Advolly Richmond and artist Jamila Walker...
08 Nov 2018
A brand new woodland wedding and event venue has been launched in the heart of the Shropshire countryside. Located at Wrekin Forest School on Crudgington Moor Lane, Telford, the new rustic ceremony site has been created by owner Judie Ellis in response to demand. Judie, a trained forest school leader and educator, has become well known across Shropshire over recent years for her innovative...
08 Nov 2018
A leading contractor has completed a hat-trick of maintenance and refurbishment jobs at a Powys factory which supplies products around the world. Shrewsbury-based Morris Property re-roofed a two-storey office block at Carpenter & Paterson Ltd in Welshpool in its third phase of work at the site.  It previously replaced an asbestos cement roof and gutter with a new insulated roof and gutter and...
26 Oct 2018
One of Shropshire’s leading independent recruitment agencies is celebrating 15 years in business despite uncertainty across many industries with the continuing Brexit concerns.   Based in the historical town of Shrewsbury, Red Recruitment has much cause for celebration as it marks its 15th year in business with a record number of clients, the launch of a network event, and expansion of both its...
16 Oct 2018
A firm of Shrewsbury architects has made key appointments as it celebrates a landmark 15 years in business this month. Base Architecture & Design, which was started by architect Carl Huntley in 2003, has added two new staff to its team to cater for an increasing demand for its services. It is also doubling the size of its Chester office, which it opened in October last year, following a...
15 Oct 2018
Named one of the world’s best regions by Lonely Planet in 2017, North Wales is widely known for its beautiful natural assets. It is a wonderful bubble of completely unspoilt land that boasts an array of noteworthy tourist and travel destinations. From underground trampolines to an inland surfing lake to the incredible peak of Snowdon, North Wales is filled to the brim with activity and a real...
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15 Oct 2018
A volunteer-run dog charity is appealing for a local home for one of their rescue dogs in need of a caring owner.  Finding Furever Homes, who sponsor kennels near Shrewsbury, Shropshire, are calling on dog lovers in the surrounding areas to come forward and give Chica, one of their rescue dogs, a ‘furever’ home. Chica, an eight-year-old Staffordshire bull-terrier, suffers from a condition called...
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