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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.

Volunteers, stewards and sponsors sought for Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2018-07-18T13:53:42+00:00 July 1st, 2018|Blog|

Volunteers meeting visitors at Shrewsbury Flower Show. Businesses and residents from across Shropshire have the chance to be involved in the world’s longest-running flower show. The organisers of the Shrewsbury Flower Show are offering the chance for companies to sponsor elements of the event, which this year takes place on August 10th and 11th. Show organisers are also

Shropshire cycling team to ride a stage of the Tour de France

By | 2018-06-26T18:38:31+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Blog|

A former elite cyclist, who now rides for a Shropshire based amateur cycling team, is aiming to become the first British person to win the ‘Etape du Tour’, a mass participation event that follows the route of one of the stages for this year’s Tour de France. Since 1993, amateurs have had the chance to tackle one of the stages

Warehouse seen by millions in Shropshire snapped up

By | 2018-06-26T18:33:07+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Blog|

A Shropshire retail warehouse which has an estimated 10 million vehicles drive past it each year has been snapped up within hours of going on the market for £1million. The warehouse fronts onto the Mile End Roundabout in Oswestry, one of the busiest junctions in the county, where the A5 and A483 come together and extends over a sizable site.

Winning exhibitors on display at Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2018-06-26T18:30:00+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Blog|

Chelsea Flower Show winner Chris Beardshaw will be looking for designers to follow in his footsteps when he judges the gardens at Shrewsbury Flower Show this summer. Garden designer Beardshaw won the prestigious Best Show Garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show and is one of a number of award winners from the event who will be heading to The

Alert over Shropshire shed raids

By | 2018-06-26T18:25:04+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Blog|

Ian and Yvonne Jordan from Bulldog Security Products in Much Wenlock. A Shropshire company is warning people to toughen up their shed security following an increase in raids over recent months. Bulldog Security Products, based in Much Wenlock, says it has seen a rise in the number of people asking for help in upgrading basic security in a bid to

O2 success welcomed by West Midland’s only O2 partner

By | 2018-06-24T11:12:58+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Blog|

Matt Sandford, CEO and Managing Director David Hayward. A leading Shropshire telecoms company has welcomed news of partner O2 replacing rival EE as the most reliable network in a survey carried out across 32 UK towns and cities. O2 came out on top of the research carried out by Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) which conducted almost one million

Shropshire cyclist wins Mike Jones Trophy

By | 2018-06-26T11:25:58+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Blog|

Photo credit David Perry An inaugural Shropshire road race named in honour of a well-known and highly respected cyclist has been won by local racer Ollie Hayward. The Mike Jones Trophy Road Race was hosted by Shrewsbury based Rhino Velo Race Team run by Chris Pook, of estate agent Cooper Green Pooks, and Ben Lawrence, of Beaumont Lawrence Chartered Insurance

Commercial estate with a £1.2m price tag has been snapped up in a matter of days

By | 2018-06-24T11:09:28+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Blog|

An established commercial estate with workshops, commercial business space and offices which went on the market in Shropshire with an asking price in excess of £1.2m, has gone under offer in under a week. The Farriers, at Annscroft, near Shrewsbury, is currently arranged as 16 separate units with the potential for further development and is up for sale through Halls

Shropshire wedding venue opens doors to hundreds of couples

By | 2018-06-24T10:27:43+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Blog|

An Ironbridge hotel on the banks of the River Severn is opening its doors to hundreds of couples hoping to marry or celebrate their big day at the World Heritage Site. The wedding fayre day at The Best Western Valley Hotel takes place on Sunday July 15th, from 11am to 3pm. The day will give couples the chance to find

Macmillan Cancer Support Shropshire nominated as charity of the year for county cricket event

By | 2018-06-24T10:23:16+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Blog|

A charity which supports people affected by cancer and their families across Shropshire is set to benefit from one of the largest events on the county’s business calendar next month. Shropshire County Cricket Club will be staging its annual hospitality day at Wrekin College on July 5 and the event will once again be backed by Pure Telecom - the