The Wrekin

a collection of all the giant ducks that were on display in Ironbridge and Southwater
11 Sep 2019
A team of pension specialists will take on an unusual challenge this month as they continue their support of five local charities. Staff at Pensionlite, based in Stafford Court Telford, will attempt to carry a giant nine-foot duck up to the top of The Wrekin as part of their 12 months of charity cause. The duck, named ‘C-Ellie-Brate’, was created by Ellie Perks of Abraham Darby Academy and...
04 Jan 2018
For 15 years Shropshire artist Graham Andrews has been bringing some of the county’s classic vehicles to life and they’ve been posted to hundreds of members of the Mid Shropshire Vintage Club in time for Christmas. Graham, who lives near Shrewsbury, is himself a vehicle enthusiast, but instead of owning any vehicles, he adds his natural artistic flair and paints them instead. He met the then...
14 Mar 2017
More than 60 staff, apprentices and students from a Shropshire sports coaching company will put their best foot forward to take part in the Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for the Crossbar Foundation. A contingent from Crossbar Coaching Education in Sport will don their walking boots this Sunday to climb The Long Mynd, Stiperstones and The Wrekin.   Organisers hope to raise around £6,000 for...
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