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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.

Three day cycling event nearly at full capacity

By | 2018-05-15T08:04:36+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Blog|

A full field of 80 cyclists has signed up for a new three day elite cycling race through the Shropshire countryside, which includes a day of racing at RAF Shawbury to celebrate the RAF 100 anniversary. The Giro Del Mon, which has replaced the Shrewsbury Grand Prix for 2018, will take place from May 26-28, over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Wedding venue opens doors to hundreds of couples

By | 2018-05-15T08:01:25+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Blog|

Lisa Snape from the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge with Sam Ellam from K T Bridal preparing for the wedding open day. 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

Rhino Velo’s Chris Pook rides to first place

By | 2018-05-10T14:07:15+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Blog|

Photo by David Perry A Shropshire cycling team is celebrating after one of its riders won the Phil Ward Memorial Road Race, which took place near Shrewsbury on May 6. Chris Pook, of Estate Agents Cooper Green Pooks, who also runs Rhino Velo Race Team with Ben Lawrence of Beaumont Lawrence Chartered Insurance Brokers, said he was thrilled

A marriage, a match and a milestone at Ironbridge hotel

By | 2018-05-03T14:20:23+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Blog, Business News|

Nancy Wickson, kitchen porter, and Chris Brown, junior sous chef from the Valley Hotel in Ironbridge get ready for a "Royal football" afternoon tea. A triple celebration is in store at an Ironbridge hotel this month - with a marriage, a match and a milestone all in one day. The Best Western Valley Hotel on Buildwas Road is

Let’s get exercising – 100 days challenge for RAF anniversary

By | 2018-05-02T08:57:10+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Blog|

The chat in our household at the moment is all about how many lengths we have swum, how far we’ve run or how far we’ve cycled. My husband and I and our six-year-old son are taking part in a sporting challenge as part of the RAF 100 celebrations for 2018. We are taking on the 100 in a 100 challenge.

Rhino Velo places second in six day race event in Italy

By | 2018-05-01T10:02:19+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Blog|

From left to right: Chris Pook, Liam Holohan, Matt Davies, Tom Pook A Shropshire cycling team is celebrating after placing second overall in the Giro Sardegna road race - a six day event in Sardinia. Liam Holohan, 30, from Shrewsbury, also won his age category, coming third overall while Chris Pook, 35, from Shrewsbury, came second in his

Shropshire cycling team heads to Italy to compete in six day race

By | 2018-04-17T11:20:14+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Blog|

From left to right: brothers Tom Pook and Chris Pook, with former UCI professional Liam Holohan. A Shropshire cycling team is travelling to Europe this weekend to take part in the Giro Sardegna road race - a six day event taking place in Sardinia from April 22. Four members of the Rhino Velo Race Team, run by Chris

All you have to do is dream about getting tickets to Everly Brothers show

By | 2018-04-05T20:05:23+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Blog|

By Harriet Ernstons-Evans The unique story of a pair of brothers who rose from humble beginnings to become international stars will be brought to the stage for the first time. Fans of the Everly Brothers are in for a treat as their hits Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do Is Dream, Cathy’s Clown and many more are featured

Rhino Velo takes on first race of the season in Ireland

By | 2018-03-28T09:17:39+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Blog|

Liam Holohan models the Rhino Velo Race Team's new kit with his new bike, supplied by Dave Mellor Cycles of Shrewsbury. A Shropshire cycling team will be riding in style over the Easter weekend when they head to the Ireland for their first big race of the season. Members of the Rhino Velo Race Team, run by Chris