Ruffles Ruffles are massively on-trend for Autumn/Winter, but many women have trouble finding the right ruffles to flatter their look. The simple rule is: Keep ruffles away from areas of your body that are already full. Pair your ruffled garments with simple, structured pieces. This will also prevent the look from overwhelming your entire figure. […]
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A Shropshire schoolgirl is targeting her first full Great Britain ice hockey cap, after tasting international duty with the England team. Grace Garbett, 13, travelled to Finland at the end of August with England U14s Girls for a week of specialist training and matches against top-flight Finnish sides, including the national team squad. The Thomas […]
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A life of travel and a passion for food that brings health and happiness led Bryony Lockley to start her own business. Nature’s Kitchen, in Shrewsbury, was born from a desire to produce exciting food that enhances body and soul, says business owner Bryony Lockley. Having spent the past decade travelling to many parts of […]
A family-run business in Shrewsbury is helping to support pregnant women and new mums by raising awareness of pre and post natal depression. Purition, based at The Shropshire Food Enterprise Centre, is one of a number of businesses supporting the first ever PND Awareness Week in the UK. The company, which produces wholefood protein smoothies […]
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Young entrepreneur Gemima Brettell was most definitely thinking outside the box when she decided to start her own business from inside a horsebox. Gemima has launched Old Bean Photobooths – a photobooth in a refurbished horsebox – and is starting to make quite an entrance at weddings, festivals and parties across the county. The painted […]
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Six of the best for brides, grooms and guests 1 Stuff Every Bride Should Know, £7.99, Vinegar Hill Pocket sized manual with tips and lists to get smoothly from ‘yes’ to ‘I do’. A version for the groom is also available 2 Personalised word art, £21.99, by Meg Hawkins at www.buy-from.com/shropshire Personalise the […]
Daring visitors will find themselves whisked away on a thrilling journey, packed with spooky spectres and ghastly ghouls as the Severn Valley Railway’s Ghost Trains return this October. A whole host of ghosts, ghouls, witches and wizards will be descending on the Railway for some fiendish fun, from October 27th – 29th, when passengers can […]
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It may be over fifty years since the Beatles performed in Shropshire, but the love of the fab four still resides in the hearts of many county residents and this September two very special events will bring Beatlemania back to Shropshire. From the 15th to the 22nd September The Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury will be […]
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It has been claimed today that health bosses plan to close the A&E department at Telford's Princess Royal Hospital. The Women's and Children's Centre, opened 2 years ago, will also close, say the Defend our NHS group. It follows a meeting of the Future Fit review of health services on Friday, with campaigners saying the plan is to move the services to Shrewsbury. Future Fit released a statement saying the outcome of Friday's meeting "does not constitute a decision. The NHS Future Fit programme still has a long way to go before a final decision is made. This includes a full public consultation that will run for a minimum of 12 weeks." ... See MoreSee Less
French Grey Tales has offered one lucky reader the chance to win a workshop of their choice up to the value of £35, or top up to attend a longer workshop. For your chance to win enter our competitions here... bit.ly/2aDVIfO... See MoreSee Less
Got an event coming up in November that you want the county to know about? A Christmas fayre, bonfire, charity event or concert? Email the details NOW to [email protected] and we'll include it FREE in our comprehensive events listings in all our magazines. ... See MoreSee Less
A Shropshire schoolgirl is targeting her first full Great Britain ice hockey cap, after tasting international duty with the England team.
Grace Garbett, 13, travelled to Finland at the end of August with England U14s Girls for a week of specialist training and matches against top-flight Finnish sides, including the national team squad. bit.ly/2coCF5a... See MoreSee Less
University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) students and staff are inviting people to join them for a brew and a slice of cake as part of The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Student Holly-Elizabeth Smith is hosting the Coffee Morning on Friday 30 September 2016, to contribute to the nationwide fundraising activities.
The event will run from 10am to 11am in the main lecture room at Guildhall, UCS’ learning and research base at Frankwell Quay, and is one of a range of Welcome Week activities taking place to introduce the newest undergraduates to the town.
The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer. People all over the UK are asked to host their own Coffee Mornings, and donations on the day are made to Macmillan. Last year alone the initiative raised £25 million, and this year the charity is aiming to raise even more.
Macmillan provides practical, medical and financial support and pushes for better cancer care. For further information go to bit.ly/2dbnmP8. ... See MoreSee Less
The Alzheimer's Society is setting up two new groups in Shropshire next month, in Market Drayton and Wellington. It follows the success of a Review Panel which has been running in Shrewsbury. Meeting monthly, they’ve directly influenced local health strategy, dementia’s image in the media, and even the design of a range of Royal Doulton crockery! To find out more about the new groups contact David Latcham on [email protected], or 01952 250401. Pictured are members of the group with David Latcham. ... See MoreSee Less