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06 Apr 2016
A Shropshire school pupil is preparing to take part in an adult fishing competition this month. Harry Upton, 15, who competes in fly fishing competitions for England, will be the only junior in the final of the adult Bank Masters championship on April 17. The Thomas Adams School year ten pupil will also compete against fly-fishers his own age this weekend in the England Youth Bank Championships...
Paralympic archer Mel Clarke has visited Thomas Adams School in Shropshire
20 Nov 2015
She has gained a podium place in the last two Paralympics and is in training to achieve the feat again in Rio next year - but Mel Clarke has taken time out of her busy schedule to inspire students at a north Shropshire school. The paralympic archer spent a day telling pupils at Thomas Adams School in Wem just how to make the most of themselves. The international athlete, who has won National,...
09 Aug 2015
  Excitingly practical is how Honda describes the latest edition to their ever popular Civic line-up: The Civic Sport. And to a certain extent at least it’s not stretching one’s imagination too far to see why.       If ever there was a car that exploded the myth that all new hatchbacks had to look the same then surely the last generation Honda Civic was that hatchback. The triangular fog-lamps,...
30 Jul 2015
Parents looking for some energetic entertainment for their children during the summer holidays will have to act quickly to book on some record-breaking sports camps. Ball Sports Community Coaching is running sessions at Oswestry School and Market Drayton Cricket Club throughout the school holidays - and managers say they have had a huge amount of interest from parents. A report published by the...
06 Jul 2015
       If  your opinion of Volvo estate cars is that they’re all boxy and a bit boring then Volvo’s V60 might just come as something as a surprise to you. Gone are the set-square designed lines of old, replaced instead by an attractive low slung nose, muscular front, and rear arches and a roof line that, if you stretched your imagination just a little bit, might just count as coupe-like. The V60...
18 May 2015
Youngsters will be donning new kits at a series of sports camps thanks to a partnership between a coaching company and a Shropshire business. Ball Sports Community Coaching, based in Telford, has agreed a sponsorship deal with National Windscreens, and bosses have taken delivery of a new set of sports kits. The company holds holiday sports camps and coaching programmes in schools across the...
14 May 2015
One of the most well-known names in World darts, Ronnie ‘The Rocket’ Baxter, will be taking part in a darts exhibition at The Raven Hotel, Prees Heath, near Whitchurch, on Friday, July 17. Known for his prolific fast robotic throwing action, Ronnie will challenge an array of guests to beat him at a leg of darts, supported and compered by legendary darts MC, Paul Booth.  Joint owner of The Raven...
22 Apr 2015
A major cycle race to be held in Shrewsbury next month is expected to help generate tens of thousands of pounds for the local economy. It follows the success of last year’s inaugural Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix which organisers today revealed generated more than £150,000 of additional spending in the town. Race organiser Ben Lawrence said businesses in and around Shrewsbury reported a substantial...
17 Apr 2015
Shropshire same day delivery company, Inter County Couriers, based in Shrewsbury, has teamed up with current International Snooker Champion, Ricky Walden, by sponsoring him for the World Snooker Championship starting at the Crucible Theatre, in Sheffield, on Saturday, April 18. The World Championship is not only the most prestigious event in the World Snooker calendar but the last ranking event...
17 Mar 2015
Now starting the third season, Shrewsbury Recreational Rounders League is returning again for 2015.  Continuing to grow and attracting new players, the league committee and team captains recently held a successful AGM to plan for this year. Started in 2013, the league was set up by Shropshire Council’s Leisure Services to help introduce more people to the sport. Frequently played at school, many...
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