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About Rebecca Dutton

Becci has worked in print media far and wide with three years at Canada’s Moose-Jaw Times Herald under her belt as well as many years at the Shropshire Star. A keen feature writer Becci has also worked for the Shropshire Magazine and written for a variety of publications including Canadian Quilter and Canadian Cycling.

Comedian Geoff Norcott at Theatre Severn

By | 2020-03-05T10:50:19+00:00 March 5th, 2020|Blog, What's On|

Have you got your tickets yet? We are really excited about seeing comedian Geoff Norcott at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn later this month. His show, Taking Liberties, will take place on March 25 at 8pm. Winner of Best Comedy at the BBC Radio and Music Awards, Geoff is known for his blunt and honest comedy routine. He has appeared frequently on

Thrilling night awaits at Theatre Severn

By | 2020-02-05T09:52:42+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Blog, What's On|

We are very much looking forward to a night on the edge of our seats in June when we go to see Dial M for Murder at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn. The brand-new production of the classic thriller, based on Frederick Knott’s stage and screen play and made world-famous by Hitchcock’s iconic 1954 film, is directed by Anthony Banks. Television and

Shrewsbury nursery set to undergo transformation

By | 2020-01-05T07:02:05+00:00 January 5th, 2020|Blog, Business News, Education|

Juliet and her family A Shrewsbury nursery has revealed plans to transform its site and welcome a new face to overhaul its offerings in 2020. The Hollies site in Sutton Road is the former home of Shropshire’s county training services and the new home of Childcare at The Hollies. In 2020 the three-storey building, which dates back to

Hometyre signs up as latest ‘builder’

By | 2020-01-05T07:02:19+00:00 January 5th, 2020|Blog, Business News|

Andy Lawrence, of Hometyre, with Adam Siviter, of Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust. A national mobile tyre fitting company, which was founded in Shropshire almost 20 years ago, is the latest firm to get behind a £1m fundraising campaign in the county. Hometyre, which has provided tyre services across the county since 2003, has signed up to Ironbridge Gorge Museum

Shrewsbury’s dame talks to J&PR about all things panto

By | 2019-12-11T13:46:34+00:00 December 11th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

For those who have already seen Shrewsbury’s pantomime Aladdin at Theatre Severn, you’ll know just how incredible it is. For those who still have the experience to come, get ready for a magical performance! One of the stars of the show is Brad Fitt, who is celebrating his ninth year as director and Dame of Shrewsbury’s pantomime. “I did have one

Radio Shropshire’s Eric Smith tells us all the secrets of Shrewsbury’s pantomime

By | 2019-12-06T06:39:43+00:00 December 6th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

For Radio Shropshire’s Eric Smith, the Christmas period is the busiest time of the year. Not only does he wake up early for his breakfast show but by night, he treads the boards for Shrewsbury’s pantomime. We spoke to Eric about performing in his 17th pantomime - and why he loves it!  This year, Eric plays the Emperor of China

Panto season starts today at Theatre Severn

By | 2019-12-02T15:45:29+00:00 December 4th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Today is the day...and there’s certainly a big buzz around town. Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn celebrates its opening of the magical Arabian tale of Aladdin. The pantomime will run until Sunday, January 12 and tickets are selling very quickly, with 39,000 snapped up already. Beki Poole, marketing officer, said the theatre is on track for another record sell out year. She

Career Fairs: Can your business help future generations?

By | 2019-11-26T12:00:06+00:00 November 26th, 2019|Blog|

  Kirsty visited Lawley Primary School in Telford Career fairs provide excellent networking opportunities for everyone involved and help businesses connect with future generations … and here’s why we (and you should!) get involved … Recognition  - Shropshire Chamber Award After winning the Business and School Engagement Award at the Shropshire Chamber Business Awards this year for our

Oh yes it is, it’s panto time!

By | 2019-11-18T07:04:27+00:00 November 18th, 2019|What's On|

It’s that time of year again! Panto time! This year Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn is showing the magical, Arabian tale of Aladdin. Last year saw a Box Office smash hit with Mother Goose when more than 42,000 people attended the show - and Aladdin looks set to be just as big a bit. The theatre has revealed that 80 per cent

First full vegan menu launched at a Shropshire hotel

By | 2019-11-11T17:08:44+00:00 November 12th, 2019|Blog|

Chris Brown, Junior Sous Chef at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge. A Shropshire hotel has launched its first full vegan menu following the success of its first all-vegan wedding. Staff at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge say feedback from the wedding was so positive a decision was taken to expand the vegan options available