Charities and schools are preparing to raise funds and showcase their musical talent at the first charity Christmas market to be held at a leading county department store. It is the first time that Alan Ward in Shrewsbury has hosted the event and has already seen a number of charities book their stalls at the […]
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Shrewsbury High Prep School unexpectedly found itself to be the perfect training ground for a record breaking attempt! A parent from the scool is in training for a record breaking attempt to be the fastest person to travel a mile … on a space hopper. Amy Turner, whose children Monty and Dolly attend the school, […]
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Venison burger with root vegetable crisps and blue cheese Serves 4 Ingredients 600g coarsely minced venison 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 tsp chopped thyme Sea salt Ground black pepper 1 parsnip 2 carrots 1 celeriac 4 slices blue cheese 4 buns Seasonal salad Mustard Method To make the burgers, mix the […]
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Six of the best things for your desk 1 Emily Sutton folding 2017 desk calendar, Black Bough, Ludlow, £6 Featuring everything from a toy penguin on skis to a punnet of pick your own strawberries and a toadstool Christmas decoration – all in the chronological order you would expect 2 Desk tidy, Alan […]
A Telford schoolgirl with cerebral palsy is fulfilling her lifelong ambition to play the guitar thanks to the support of a local charity. The Georgia Williams Trust has funded 14-year-old Emma Lloyd to a three-year scholarship with The Rock Project music school in Telford whose students learn guitar, bass, vocals and drums with professional musicians. […]
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The weather has changed and so has our wardrobe content – keep covered up this autumn/winter with these beautiful high street buys. This print cardigan is ideal for a day time look, team with a plain white tee and black jeans. From Matalan, £35. The lace trim adds a really feminine look to this jumper, […]
Young people are set to enjoy the sound of music for another year, thanks to a major Shropshire festival. Fundraising at Shrewsbury Folk Festival, along with a donation from organisers, has netted Hope House more than £5,700 that will fund music therapy sessions for children with life limiting illnesses. Nearly £50,000 has been raised for […]
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Naturalist and presenter Octavia Hopwood would love to be the next David Attenborough, but with a variety of stunt skills, she’s likely to be examining wildlife while climbing, skydiving or abseiling, writes Eluned Watson If ever the phrase ‘a lust for life’ was coined for one particular person it might well be Octavia Hopwood. At […]
A Telford-based group is in the running for a share of a £1.25m fund set up by NatWest. Start Up Enterprise Partnership wants to use the money for run 12 monthly workshops helping women get into work. Members of the public have until 4 November to vote for the project. Go to skillsandopportunitiesfund.natwest.com to find out more. ... See MoreSee Less
Shrewsbury High Prep School unexpectedly found itself to be the perfect training ground for a record breaking attempt!
Amy Turner, whose children Monty and Dolly attend the school, undertook the Hop, partly as a fundraiser for Young Minds and partly as research for her novel in which the main protagonist aims to become the fastest woman in the world to bounce a mile on a space hopper! bit.ly/2eBl9xk... See MoreSee Less
Do you want to see the county's phone boxes saved? Then you need to tell Shropshire Council. The council is consulting on BT plans to remove 124 public pay phones. Email [email protected] or call 01743 253077 before 28 November. They will be able to tell you if your local phone box is at risk. They also want your views on mobile phone coverage. ... See MoreSee Less
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, one of Britain’s greatest Paralympians, is heading to Shrewsbury next month to headline a sports dinner.
Baroness Grey-Thompson will share stories of her highly successful career with guests at The Shrewsbury Club on Friday, November 11 at a dinner to be held on the eve of the final of the Aegon GB Pro-Series women’s tennis tournament the following afternoon. bit.ly/2e9Vduq... See MoreSee Less
Look out for a spectacular sight at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery next Tuesday, 25 October. Giant images of stained glass works by Shrewsbury-born artist Margaret Rope will be projected on to the front of the gallery between 7pm and 9pm. The projection will be the work of international light artist Andy McKeown and is a celebration of the exhibition ‘Heavenly Lights – the untold story of Shrewsbury stained glass artist Margaret Agnes Rope’, which runs at the Museum until 15 January. The Museum will open until 9pm, and there will also be drop-in stained-glass inspired workshops for children with community artist Jamila Walker – offering the chance to make jam-jar lanterns and coloured designs out of straws. The workshops run from 5pm to 9pm and are included within the museum’s usual admission fee. Parents are invited too. For more information about the celebration event visit www.shrewsburymuseum.org/events... See MoreSee Less