Becci

Home/Rebecca Dutton

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.

Opportunity to rent in Shrewsbury’s industrial quarter.

By | 2019-08-15T17:40:21+00:00 August 16th, 2019|Blog, Business News|

Duncan and Sarah Howie from Howie, Kent and Co. A rare opportunity has arisen to rent prime space in the industrial quarter of Shrewsbury. Two adjoining units covering a total of more than 18,000 square feet have become available due to the restructuring of a well-established company in Ennerdale Road, Harlescott. The property benefits from gantry cranes and

Ellesmere College celebrates A’level success

By | 2019-08-15T17:33:15+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Blog, Education|

Caption: Students from Ellesmere College celebrating their A'level results. Students and staff at Ellesmere College are celebrating “outstanding” A-Level results with an overall pass rate of 96%. The results featured some highly impressive individual performances and more than 50% of all grades awarded were in the top A* A B grades, the threshold required for many Russell Group

Shropshire cyclist rides to national champion

By | 2019-08-15T17:30:00+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Blog, Business News, What's On|

Liam Holohan takes the top spot on the podium A Shropshire cyclist has ridden to success and been crowned national champion in his age category at the National Masters Road Race Championship. Former UCI professional Liam Holohan, who rides for Holohan Coaching Race Team, which he also mentors and coaches the team, managed to take the top podium

Telford day nursery scoops Outstanding Ofsted third time in a row making it a clean sweep for the group.

By | 2019-08-12T21:03:15+00:00 August 14th, 2019|Blog, Education|

Staff at a leading Telford nursery are celebrating the triple after gaining a third Outstanding Ofsted report in a row after judges told them they are “inspiring awe and wonder in children”. It means ABC Hoo at Preston-upon-the-Weald Moors has never dipped below the Outstanding ranking since opening its doors in August 2013. The nursery is one of four in

Teenage sensation stars as a ‘guest’

By | 2019-08-12T20:56:21+00:00 August 13th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Teenage cycling sensation Toby Barnes claimed the best result of his road career with an overall second place in the prestigious Tour of Sussex while ‘guesting’ for the Shropshire-based Holohan Coaching Race Team. Barnes, 18, an extremely talented cyclo-cross rider, was part of a strong four-man Holohan team, joining Chris Pook, Matthew Davies and Danny Smith in the five-stage event

Thousands of people from across UK enjoyed Shrewsbury Flower Show

By | 2019-08-12T20:51:13+00:00 August 12th, 2019|Blog, What's On|

Quarry Marquee Thousands of visitors braved the wet and windy weather to enjoy another great year of blooms, gardening, cooking, musical acts, and a host of high adrenaline action as part of the 132nd Shrewsbury Flower Show. The Quarry welcomed people of all ages from across the country to the event held on Friday, and Saturday. As well

New clubhouse donated to Telford BMX club by local rotary club

By | 2019-07-02T11:02:36+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|Blog, Business News, What's On|

Children at a Telford BMX club are celebrating after winning the backing of a local Rotary Club which has donated a new clubhouse. The Rotary Club of Wellington members were left overwhelmed after hearing a presentation from volunteer Kirsty Smallman about the success of the club and the sessions it offers. The Rotarians, who meet weekly at the Buckatree Hall

Holohan Coaching Race Team celebrating success in Italy

By | 2019-06-23T10:27:27+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Blog, Business News, What's On|

A Shropshire based cycling team is celebrating after achieving excellent results in a multi day amateur event in Europe. Holohan Coaching Race Team, which is mentored and coached by former UCI professional Liam Holohan, has just returned from the Haute Route Dolomites - a three-day competitive event, featuring more than 250km of racing and over 8,000 metres of climbing in

Record number of visitors drawn to Ellesmere National Art Exhibition

By | 2019-06-23T10:25:00+00:00 June 23rd, 2019|Blog, Education|

An annual national Art Exhibition at Ellesmere College has been hailed the best yet after a record number of people visited the event featuring more than 300 works of art from 70 acclaimed artists and sculptors. Now in its eighth year, more than 1,000 visitors were welcomed to the four-day exhibition, which included work by War Horse set designer Rae

SSAFA Shropshire marks Armed Forces Day 2019

By | 2019-06-19T10:08:49+00:00 June 19th, 2019|Blog, Charity|

Armed Forces Day is less than a month away and our team of volunteers will once again be hitting the streets of Shrewsbury, raising vital funds to aid the work we do at SSAFA - and we need your help! The street collection is being organised by Sue Beighton and Brian Glendinning. It takes place on Saturday, June 29, in